Hawaii

Current Numbers

Congress
1
(1D)
25% of 4 seats

(2 Senate, 2 House)

Statewide Elective Executive
0
0% of 2 seats
State Legislature
27
(25D, 2R)
35.5% of 76 seats
Congress - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served Notes
Mazie K. Hirono D U.S. Senator 2013-present
Tulsi Gabbard D U.S. Representative 2013-2020
Colleen W. Hanabusa D U.S. Representative 2016-2018 Hanabusa won a special election in 2016.
Colleen W. Hanabusa D U.S. Representative 2011-2014
Mazie K. Hirono D U.S. Representative 2007-2012
Patsy Takemoto Mink D U.S. Representative 1990-2002
Patricia F. Saiki R U.S. Representative 1987-1990
Patsy Takemoto Mink D U.S. Representative 1965-1976 Mink was the first woman of color and first Asian American/Pacific Islander woman elected to Congress. She was re-elected in a special election to fill a vacancy after a thirteen year absence.
Mary Elizabeth Pruett Farrington R U.S. Delegate 1954-1956 Farrington initially won a special election to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband; she was supsequently re-elected.
Statewide Elective Executive - Current and Historic
Name Party Position Year(s) Served
Linda Crocket Lingle R Governor 2003-2010
Mazie K. Hirono D Lt. Governor 1995-2002
Jean Sadako King D Lt. Governor 1979-1982
State Legislature - Numbers and Percentage of Officeholders by Year
Year State Rank Senate Total Women/Total Senate House Total Women/Total House Total Women/Total Legislature % Total Women
2022 14 10D | 0R 10/25 15D | 2R 17/51 27/76 35.5
2021 17 10D | 0R 10/25 14D | 2R 16/51 26/76 34.2
2020 15 8D | 0R 8/25 14D | 3R 17/51 25/76 32.9
2019 20 7D | 0R 7/25 14D | 3R 17/51 24/76 31.6
2018 16 7D | 0R 7/25 12D | 3R 15/51 22/76 28.9
2017 21 7D | 0R 7/25 12D | 3R 15/51 22/76 28.9
2016 14 8D | 0R 8/25 10D | 4R 14/51 22/76 28.9
2015 13 8D | 0R 8/25 10D | 4R 14/51 22/76 28.9
2014 10 8D | 0R 8/25 12D | 3R 15/51 23/76 30.3
2013 8 8D | 0R 8/25 12D | 3R 15/51 23/76 30.3
2012 3 9D | 0R 9/25 14D | 4R 18/51 27/76 35.5
2011 4 9D | 0R 9/25 13D | 4R 17/51 26/76 34.2
2010 5 7D | 0R 7/25 13D | 5R 18/51 25/76 32.9
2009 5 7D | 0R 7/25 13D | 5R 18/51 25/76 32.9
2008 7 7D | 0R 7/25 11D | 7R 18/51 25/76 32.9
2007 7 7D | 0R 7/25 11D | 7R 18/51 25/76 32.9
2006 9 6D | 0R 6/25 11D | 7R 18/51 24/76 31.6
2005 12 6D | 0R 6/25 11D | 6R 17/51 23/76 30.3
2004 15 7D | 0R 7/25 8D | 6R 14/51 21/76 27.6
2003 14 7D | 0R 7/25 8D | 6R 14/51 21/76 27.6
2002 19 6D | 0R 6/25 7D | 6R 13/51 19/76 25
2001 17 6D | 0R 6/25 7D | 6R 13/51 19/76 25
2000 25 5D | 0R 5/25 7D | 5R 12/51 17/76 22.4
1999 25 5D | 0R 5/25 7D | 5R 12/51 17/76 22.4
1998 33 5D | 0R 5/25 5D | 3R 8/51 13/76 17.1
1997 33 5D | 0R 5/25 5D | 3R 8/51 13/76 17.1
1996 29 5D | 0R 5/25 6D | 4R 10/51 15/76 19.7
1995 29 5D | 0R 5/25 6D | 4R 10/51 15/76 19.7
1994 14 7D | 1R 8/25 9D | 2R 11/51 19/76 25
1993 17 5D | 1R 6/25 10D | 2R 12/51 18/76 23.7
1992 8 6D | 1R 7/25 11D | 3R 14/51 21/76 27.6
1991 8 6D | 1R 7/25 11D | 3R 14/51 21/76 27.6
1990 10 6D | 1R 7/25 10D | 1R 11/51 18/76 23.7
1989 10 4D | 3R 7/25 9D | 2R 11/51 18/76 23.7
1988 11 5D | 3R 8/25 6D | 2R 8/51 16/76 21.1
1987 11 4D | 3R 7/25 7D | 2R 9/51 16/76 21.1
1986 14 4D | 2R 6/25 4D | 4R 8/51 14/76 18.4
1985 14 4D | 2R 6/25 4D | 4R 8/51 14/76 18.4
1984 5 3D | 2R 5/25 9D | 3R 12/51 17/76 22.4
1983 5 3D | 2R 5/25 9D | 3R 12/51 17/76 22.4
1981 10 1D | 3R 4/25 6D | 4R 10/51 14/76 18.4
1979 12 0D | 0R 3/25 0D | 0R 7/51 10/76 13.2
1977 12 0D | 0R 4/25 0D | 0R 5/51 9/76 11.8
1975 8 0D | 0R 4/25 0D | 0R 6/51 10/76 13.2