Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
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SAIKI, Patricia (1930-)

SAIKI, PATRICIA, a Representative from Hawaii; born in Hilo, Hawaii, May 28, 1930; graduated from Hilo High School, Hilo, Hawaii, 1948; B.S., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1952; teacher; business executive; member of the Hawaii state house of representatives, 1968-1974; member of the Hawaii state senate, 1974-1982; unsuccessful candidate for the special election caused by the vacancy of United States Representative Cecil Heftel on September 20, 1986; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 1987-January 3, 1991); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Second Congress in 1990, but was an unsuccessful nominee for the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Hawaii in 1994.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
College Station, Texas
Papers: Various mentions of Patricia Saiki who served as head of the Small Business Administration under President George H.W. Bush.


University of Hawaii at Manoa Library
Hawaii Congressional Papers Collection, Archives & Manuscripts Department
Honolulu, HI
Papers: ca. 1970-2006, 18.5 linear feet.
The papers document Pat Saiki's tenure as a member of the Hawaii State House and the Hawaii State Senate. Papers relating to her work in the U.S. House concern legislation and U.S. Presidents George G.H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan. Others concern administration, agriculture, East-West Center, environment, foreign relations, Hawaii Credit Union League, Merchant Marine, Pacific Islands and public relations. The papers also contain documents regarding Saiki's appointment and tenure with the Small Business Administration. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.


University of Oklahoma
The Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive, Department of Communication
Norman, OK
Videoreels and Videocassettes: 1990-1994, 52 commercials on 29 videoreels and 2 commercials on 2 videocassettes.
The commercials used during Patricia Saiki's campaigns for the 1990 U.S. senatorial and the 1994 gubernatorial elections in Hawaii, Republican Party.

  • "Patricia F. Saiki" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.
  • "Patricia Saiki" in Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Congress, 1900-2017. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Publishing Office, 2018.