Adrian Tam

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 22

Spotlight Candidate

Adrian will be the ONLY openly LGBTQ elected official in the state of Hawaii

Biography

Adrian Tam is the son of immigrants, who came to America with nothing and eventually starting a small business. Tam is a proud graduate of public schools in Hawaii and eventually made his way to Penn State University to graduate with a degree in history. Upon returning to Hawaii, Tam became a licensed real estate agent for his mom’s small business. In 2016, Tam served as a legislative aide, and in 2017 was appointed to manage the Office of Senator Stanley Chang. During his tenure, Tam has been instrumental in the passage of Hawaii’s conversion therapy ban for minors, as well as working with stakeholders in passing a ban on gay panic defense.

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