+ − Contact Information
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (808) 586-6790
Fax: (808) 586-6779
415 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813
+ − Biography
On February 20, 2015 Lynn Pualani DeCoite was sworn in to represent the 13th District in the Hawaii State House of Representatives. She was appointed by Governor David Ige to fill the remainder of the two year term.
Lynn DeCoite was born in Honolulu and has lived on Moloka'i since she was four years old. She is a third generation homestead farmer, where she and her three siblings were raised to work hard and live off the land. Lynn went to Moloka'i High School and then attended Moloka'i Community College. She is a devoted wife and proud mother of three children.
Lynn and her husband own and operate L&R Farms Enterprises, LLC where they raise the famous Moloka'i purple sweet potato.
Along with being a small business owner Lynn has been very involved in her community. She has been involved with the Annual Moloka'i Christmas Parade, the Moloka'i Ag Festival, the Annual Prince Kuhio Day Event and the Moloka'i Annual Charity Walk. Lynn also served as the Parent Teacher Student Organization President for Molokai Middle School.
Lynn DeCoite has also served on the Boards for organizations like Lokahi Pacific (from 2004-2012 ) - a housing and small business loan agency, Hikiola Cooperative (2008-2011)- a feed and fertilizer Co-op, Molokai Irrigation Advisory Board (2008-2012), the Molokai Chamber Foundation (2006-2012), The Molokai Planning Commission from (2006-2009). Up until her appointment to the State House of Representatives Lynn served on the Molokai Homestead Farmers Alliance (2006-2015), Farm Service Agency (2007-2015) and the Hawaii State Board of Agriculture (2012-2015). Lynn has engaged in issues and been involved at both the Maui County Council and the State Legislature and advocated for the people of Hawaii. She has participated in various working groups including the Maui Water Community Working Group and the Molokai Workforce Development Agricultural Working Group. Lynn was instrumental in having Molokai Irrigation System audited and lobbying for it to have the necessary funds to fix the system for so that farmers can continue to farm. Lynn is committed to keep her ears open, keep an open mind and is willing to listen and work with everyone to make the State of Hawai'i a better place for all of its people.