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Derek Kawakami

Derek Kawakami
Member of the Hawaii House of Representatives
from the 14th district
Assumed office
Appointed April 4, 2011[1]
Preceded by Hermina Morita
Personal details
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Kauai Community College
Chaminade University of Honolulu
Website .comderekkawakami

Derek S.K. Kawakami[2] is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives since April 4, 2011 representing District 14.[3] Kawakami was appointed by Governor Neil Abercrombie to fill the vacancy caused by the appointment of Hermina Morita to chair the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission.


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  • Elections 2
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Kawakami graduated from Kauai Community College and earned his BA from Chaminade University of Honolulu.


  • 2012 Kawakami was unopposed for both the August 11, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 3,261 votes,[4] and the November 6, 2012 General election.[5]


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