Josh (Josh) B. Green (D)
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Phone: 808.586.0034
FAX: 808.586.0006
Lt. Governor
Lt. Governor's Office
5th Floor State Capitol 415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Residence: Kailua-Kona, HI
Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Jaime Ushiroda   DOB: 12/11/1970

Bio

Joshua B. Green (born February 11, 1970) is an American politician of the Democratic Party, who is the 14th and current lieutenant governor of Hawaii, since December 2018. He was a Hawaii State Senator 2009 to 2018, representing the 3rd district. He previously was a member of the Hawaii House of Representatives from 2005 to 2009, representing the 6th district. In 2018, Green won the Democratic primary as his party's nominee for lieutenant governor of Hawaii and was the running mate of incumbent Democratic Governor David Ige. He and Ige won the general election on November 6, 2018.

Born in Kingston, New York, he was raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his undergraduate degree at Swarthmore College and in 1997 received his medical degree from Penn State University. Green was elected to the Hawaii State House of Representatives on November 2, 2004 and served two terms before being elected to the Hawaii State Senate in 2008 where he previously chaired the Committee on Health and currently serves as the Majority Floor Leader, and continues to provide a leadership role statewide as Hawaii's Voice for Healthcare.

Green championed the initiative to create an insurance mandate for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the legislation known as "Luke's Law" went into effect on January 1, 2016. He also led the charge in raising the legal age to obtain tobacco products and electronic cigarettes from 18 to 21, making Hawaii the first state to do so. In addition to his work in the State Legislature, Green is also an emergency department physician at Kohala Hospital on Hawaii Island.

In 2006 Green married Jaime Ushiroda. They have two children, Maia and Sam.

Green is Jewish. Green earned his bachelor's degree from Swarthmore College and his MD from Pennsylvania State University.








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