Kyle Yoshida

Candidate for Hawai'i District II

United States House of Representatives

Innovation for Individuals. Harmony for Hawai'i.


I am eager to represent the people of Hawai'i in the United States House of Representatives. I want to work with you to use technology and innovation to shape Hawai'i into a world-class leader in sustainability, economy, education, healthcare, and compassion. As a mechanical engineer and the founder and executive director of a grassroots community organization, I will bring a new perspective to the house floor. I thank you for your support, and I hope that you will join me in my mission!

-Kyle Yoshida

Work Experience

Executive Director & Founder, Honua Scholars (2020-present)

Community Associate, Stanford University (2020-present)

Teaching Assistant, Stanford University (2022)


Kamehameha Schools Kapalama

Harvard University (SB Bioengineering, Minor in African Studies)

Stanford University (MS, Mechanical Engineering & PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering)

Awards, Scholarships, and Honors

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

American Indian Science and Engineering Society Lighting the Pathway Fellowship

Stanford Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering

10 Native STEM to Watch, American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education Fellowship

Student of the Month (March 2022), American Indian Science and Engineering Society

Intel Growing the Legacy Scholarship

Wu Tsai Neuroscience Mind, Brain, Computation, and Technology Student Training Grant

Stanford University Community Impact Award

Kalino Foundation Scholarship

Pauahi Foundation Scholarship