State Senator

Donna Mercado Kim

State Sen. Donna Mercado Kim, a Democrat from central Oahu, is chair of the Senate Committee on Government Operations. She was first elected to the state Senate in 2000, and served as Senate president from 2013-15.
Sen. Donna Mercado Kim: UH Faculty Union’s Attacks Are ‘Mistruths’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sen. Donna Mercado Kim: UH Faculty Union’s Attacks Are ‘Mistruths’

The Higher Education Committee chair argues that UHPA is doing little to control the high costs of a university education.

Airports Need Stronger Leadership, Not A New Oversight Board Flickr.com

Airports Need Stronger Leadership, Not A New Oversight Board

Creating a costly, quasi-independent airport commission will only further hide problems at the airport and the multibillion-dollar modernization program.