Representative Troy Hashimoto serves the Hawaii State House District 10 which runs from Waikapū to Wailuku on Maui and currently serves as the Chair of the Housing Committee and also serves as a member of the Judiciary and Transportation Committee.
He attended the University of Denver where he earned a bachelors and Master of Business Administration. Before the Legislature, he worked for nearly 8 years on the Maui County Council and served as a member of the Hawaii State Board of Education from 2004-2005. He was originally appointed in 2018 and subsequently elected and reelected.
He also serves as the House co-convenor of the Kupuna (elder affairs) Caucus, the Chair of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) Working Group which has oversight over the historic appropriation of $600 million to address the needs of native Hawaiians on the DHHL Waiting List and is the Co-chair of the Maui Wildfire Shelter Working Group which will evaluate the availability and creation of temporary and transitional shelters for displaced individuals and families. He also serves as the Chair of the Policy Board for the Maui Metropolitan Planning Organization.