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Robert Herkes' Biography
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Robert 'Bob' N. Herkes
Wife: Jo-Anna; 3 Children: Bobby, Kenny, Doug
AA, City College of San Francisco
BA, Hotel Management, Cornell College
Assistant Majority Whip
Representative, Hawaii State House of Representatives, 1992-2012
Candidate, Hawaii State Senate, District 2, 2012
Senator, Hawaii State Senate, 1988-1992
Member, Hawaii County Council, 1984
Member, Hawaii Employers' Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC) Oversight Committee, 2007-present
Chair, Economic Development & Business Concerns Committee, 1995-2000, 2005-2006
Chair, House-Senate Hawaii Public Procurement Task Force, 2005
Member, House-Senate Ice & Drug Abatement Task Force, 2004
Member, National Conference of Insurance Legislators Execyutive Committee, 1999-2000
Member, Hawaii City Liquor Adjudication Board, 1984-1988
Member, Hawaii County Police Commission, 1982-1983
Vice President, Kamehameha Investment Corporation
Director of Marketing, Kamehameha Investment Corporation
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Chair, Hawaii Hospitality Hall of Fame, present
Member, Honorary Lifetime, Hawaii Hotel Association, present
Chair, Cornell Hotel Society Hawaii Chapter
Chair, Hawaii Hotel and Lodging Association
Member, Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce
Member, Hawaii Leeward Planning Conference
Chair, Hawaii Visitors and Conventions Bureau Hawaii Island Chapter
Member, Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce
Member, Masonic Lodge
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