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Biographical Profile for Marcus R. Oshiro
Currently Elected State Representative District 46, Hawaii
Age: 56
Party: Democratic Party of Hawaii
Phone: (808) 622-9013
Address: 2315-C California Ave.
Wahiawa, HI 96786
Marcus R. Oshiro's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
no response
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Lauzanne.
Birth Date: 04/24/1959
Birthplace: Honolulu, HI
Home City: Wahiawa, HI
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
JD, Willamette University College of Law, 1988
BA, University of Hawaii, Manoa.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
Attorney at Law, Marcus R. Oshiro
Management Analyst, City and County of Honolulu
Deputy Prosecutor, Department of the Prosecuting Attorney
Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Hawaii Consumer Unit
Legislative Aide.

Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
no response
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
* Governing Board/Executive Committee (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
* CSG Toll Fellow Class of 1998
* Hawaii Judicature Society (2010)
* Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc. (2010)
* Hawaii State Bar Association
Gushikawa Shojin Kai
* Kumu Kahua Theater
* Protect Kahoolawe Ohana
* Wahiawa Lions Club
* Wahiawa Community and Business Association
* Whitmore Community Association
* Pig Hunters Association of Oahu
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Representative, Hawaii State House of Representatives, 1995-present

* Vice Chair, Energy and Environmental Protection (1995, 1996)
* Assistant Majority Floor Leader (1995, 1996)
* Majority Floor Leader (1997, 1998)
* Vice Speaker (1999, 2000)
* Majority Leader (2001, 2002, 2005, 2006)
* Chair, Labor and Public Employment Committee (2003, 2004)
* Majority Whip (2003, 2004)
* Chair, Finance Committee (2007, present)


* Chair (2011)
* Executive Committee (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)
* Western Legislature Committee, Vice Chair (2005, 2006-chaired the forum in committee chair's absence)
* Western Legislature Committee, Chair (2007, 2008)
* Nominating Committee (2005, 2006, 2007)
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
Named Hawaii Business Magazine's one of "20 People to Watch Over the Next Two Decades"
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