TakumiMember of the following committees:

EDN - Education (Chair)
HED - Higher Education
LAB - Labor & Public Employment
PBS - Public Safety

TRN - Transportation


  • October 13, 1952


  • Married to wife Wanda A. Kutaka; children Aisha and Jaron


  • University of Hawaii, MPA
  • Long Island University, New York, BA
  • McKinley High School


  • Communications specialist, Hawaii State AFL-CIO
  • Program director, American Friends Service Committee
  • Teacher, English as a Second Language
  • Waiter, Halekulani Hotel
  • Laborer, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard


  • Inter-Agency Council on Immigrant Services
  • State Council on Vocational Education
  • Hawaii Job Training Coordinating Council
  • Commission on Employment and Human Resources
  • Pearl City Community Association
  • Waipahu Business Association
  • Waipahu Cultural Garden Park

Member of the Democratic party