+ − Contact Information
Email Address: email@example.com
Phone: (808) 586-6340
Fax: (808) 586-6341
415 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813
+ − Biography
State Representative Gregg Takayama is proud to serve District 34, consisting of the Pearl City, Waimalu, and Pacific Palisades communities, where he has lived for several decades with his wife Linda Chu Takayama and raised their three daughters.
Rep. Takayama is a product of the public school system and a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa with a degree in journalism. He is a former award-winning journalist who worked at KHON-TV as a news reporter for eight years.
Rep. Takayama also served on the staffs of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye and then-Lt. Governor Ben Cayetano. He was spokesman for UH Manoa for six years until he was elected to the State House in 2012.
He currently serves as Chair of the House Public Safety, Veterans, &Military Affairs Committee, which oversees Hawaii's correctional system, State emergency services, armed services as well as veterans. His priority has been to improve public safety by modernizing correctional facilities and policies to better rehabilitate inmates. Rep. Takayama is also a member of the Judiciary and Intrastate Commerce committees.
He also serves as Co-Chair of the Legislature's Kupuna Caucus, which advances legislation important to senior citizens.