Senator Espero met with Kim Yu-seok (School of Korean Traditional Arts) and visiting artists from Korea
June 6, 2017 - Hawaii becomes the first state in the nation to pass legislation to work for goals
and objectives similar to the Paris Accords. Fighting climate change
Supporting teachers and public education at the Capitol
High school students advocating for a smoke-free environment
Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to Hawaii
Senator Espero was invited to Washington DC to discuss national domestic issues
with President Barrack Obama and his staff.
THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL 2016 ELECTION!
I am honored to continue my public service.
Journalist and political commentator Cenk Uygur visited Senator Espero to discuss issues and concerns.
Host and Founder of The Young Turks
At the National Cemetery of the Pacific honoring fallen veterans-
Pictured here with WWII veteran Eleanor Warner at Memorial Day ceremony
Representative Matt Lopresti, Randy Gonce, and Senator Espero discussing Ewa issues at the Capitol
At the IUCN World Conversation Congress where Senator Espero shared his proposed legislation to ban the sale of sunscreen which contains oxybenzone, a chemical that harms our coral.
Supporting local agriculture and food sustainability are priorities for Senator Espero.
Honoring an icon in the Filipino community, Maggie Domingo
Former Congressman and Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta being honored at the Capitol
Senator Espero and his colleagues at a lunch meeting in his office
Senator Espero speaking on the Senate Floor during the 2016 legislative session
Students from Iroquois Point Elementary School chat with Senator Espero
during a lunch break at the Capitol.
With U.S. Senator Harry Reid, Senate Minority Leader, (D) from Nevada
Discussing government and how laws are made with students from
Keoneula Elementary School
Senator Espero, Senator Gabbard, Rep. Lopresti and others visited an affordable housing project. Building more affordable homes and rentals are a priority of Senator Espero.
With James Campbell High School students at the Capitol advocating
against smoking and cigarettes during Kick Butts Day
During a visit to Pearl Harbor, to honor soldiers who died during
the West Loch disaster during WWII.
Supporting STEM and robotics education and competitions for our youth
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Bill signing with Governor Ige on a bill to help with the rehabilitation inmates so they do not commit new crimes when released.
Supporting Ewa little league sports and positive activities for your youth
Promoting anti-drug messages and speaking against crystal meth
with students from Campbell and LCC
In this video, Paula Akana interviews the senator about police reforms and improvements to the Honolulu Police Department.
At the Foreign Trade Zone to look at a shipping container converted for ADU (accessory dwelling units) similar to ohana housing city and state officials. It can also house the homeless.
Kapuna Day at the State Capitol for Hawaii's elderly; With former U.S. Senator Dan Akaka and entertainment ambassador Danny Keleikini; Espero supporting elderly issues and proper care
Youth members from the Ewa Beach Boys and Girls Club visit Senator Espero as nominees for state awards
Suicide prevention was discussed at this hearing at the Capitol. Senator Espero supports funding for suicide prevention and counseling.
Senator Espero took the lead on medical marijuana legislation in 2015.
HPD Officer Richard Robinson worked with Senator Espero on gun legislation to make our state and neighborhoods safer.
Harbor and port security was the topic of the day as the senator met with federal representatives from the Coast Guard and Customs & Border Protection.
These college students from China are learning about American/Hawaiian agriculture during a two week visit to Hawaii. They had an opportunity to meet with Senator Espero who is the vice-president of the Hawaii Senate.
Students from Holomua Elementary School on a recent visit to the Capitol to learn about government and law making.
James Campbell High School students visited with Senator Espero to discuss jobs and economic development in our state.
Ewa Elementary School students chat with Senator Espero in the Capitol rotunda.
Supporting science and technology, Senator Espero poses with the solar powered plane as it travels on its historic trip around the world.
The first annual Sakada Day at the state capitol honoring the first Filipino laborers who came to Hawaii in 1906.
As the vice-president of the Hawaii Senate, Senator Espero leads the senate session in the president's absence.
Supporting our military during Military Appreciation Month in the Lt. Governor's Office with Senate President Ron Kouchi of Kauai.
Sen. Espero supports more locally grown agriculture in Hawaii.
Senator Espero has been a strong advocate of improving and reforming our corrections system and law enforcement statewide.
Senator Espero has been a strong advocate of building an aerospace industry in Hawaii. He has been involved in efforts to bring space tourism to Hawaii, launch small satellites in Hawaii, support unmanned aerial systems testing in Hawaii, and promote robotics education in our schools.
Senator Espero has advocated for new ambulances in our communities.
Working with Lt. Gov. Shan Tsutsui on youth after school activities
Senators Nishihara and Espero with NJROTC students from Waipahu High School
85th birthday celebration of nana Pacita Saludes
Celebrating mom's 80th birthday party with Councilmen Ron Menor & Brandon Elefante and former Representative Romy Mindo
Leading the senate conference committee working on healthcare issues
Senator Espero was instrumental in passing the medical cannabis dispensary bill in 2015
Smile! Espero Family Photo
With Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel during the ceremony establishing the Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp a national monument
A big supporter of Hawaii's National Guard
Supporting veterans with Councilman Ron Menor and then U.S. Senator Dan Akaka
With astronaut Buzz Aldrin at a space exploration conference on the Big Island of Hawaii working to diversify Hawaii economy through science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Working with former Governor George Ariyoshi to support and build Hawaii's aerospace industry
Visiting Washington DC with the Chamber of Commerce to support Hawaii's military
Chairing a hearing of the Public Safety, Intergovernmental & Military Affairs Committee
The bill signing for Sakada Day legislation with Gov. Ige honoring the first Filipino immigrants who came to Hawaii to work on the plantations starting in 1906
A Legislative Review with our elderly residents at the State Capitol
Supporting robotics education and international competitions for students in Hawaii
Discussing issues with Governor David Ige
Senator & Mrs. Clarence Nishihara and Mayor Kirk Caldwell
Will and Lyra
During key conference committee hearings, Senator Espero has been involved in shaping important legislation.
Members of the highly decorated World War II 442nd Infantry are honored at the State Capitol during the 2013 Legislative session
NJROTC students from James Campbell High School visit the State Capitol
Officers from the 27th Wolfhound Infantry are honored at the State Capitol during the 2013 Legislative Session
Members of the O'Reilly family join 27th Infantry members (Wolfhounds)from Schofield Barracks at a recognition ceremony in the Senate Chambers
Students from James Campbell High School join Senator Espero and Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui in the LG's office.
West Oahu Senators: Will Espero, David Ige, Michelle Kidani, Maile Shimabukuro, Clarence Nishihara, Mike Gabbard
Birthday celebration for Romana Tabiolo
Review of the State Capitol surveillance system. Senator Espero is working to expand the system to more state facilities.