Brian Schatz was sworn into office as United States Senator from Hawaii on December 27, 2012. <br />
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.<br />
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.