Brian Schatz was sworn into office as United States Senator from Hawaii on December 27, 2012.
Senator Schatz serves on three Senate Committees essential to the future of Hawaii: the Senate Committee on Commerce, the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Senator Schatz was raised in Hawaii, and graduated from Pomona College in Claremont, California. He is married to Linda Kwok Schatz who is an architect. They have a son and daughter.