moritaMember of the following committees:

EEP - Energy & Environmental Protection (Chair)
CPC - Consumer Protection & Commerce

HSG - Housing

JUD - Judiciary

WLO - Water, Land, & Ocean Resources


  • Married, husband Lance Laney
  • Children Misha and Mindy


  • Attended George Washington University
  • Attended University of Hawaii
  • Kamehameha Schools 1972

Political Office

  • State House of Representatives since 1997


  • Full-time Legislator


  • Kauai County Planning Commission, 1990 - 1993
  • Kauai Police Commission, 1993 - 1996
  • Volunteer interpreter, Kilauea Point National Wildlife Refuge
  • Advisory Board & volunteer, Kauai Children's Discovery Museum
  • Hanalei Community Association
  • Board Member, Environment Hawaii


  • 1998 Arthur S. Flemming Fellow

Member of the Democratic party

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