Party affiliation: Democrat
Malama Solomon, American state legislator. Named Outstanding Woman of Year, Hawaii National Women's Week, 1982; recipient Outstanding Community Service award, Hilo College, 1973-1975, Outstanding Leadership award, Council Hawaiian Civic Clubs, 1982; Native American Ford fellow, 1976-1980. Director Brantley Center; Member of Kohala Community Association (chair), Waimea Gawaiian Civic Club, Council Hawaiian Civic Clubs (Hawaii District Chair).
Market & sales manager beef cattle Kohala Farms, 1972. Lecturer University Hawaii-Hilo, 1973—1975. Instructor, lecturer Hawaii Community College, 1975—1977.
Hawaiian Studies Teacher, Workshops, Elementary and Secondary Schools. Member District 1 Hawaii State Senate, 1983—1998, since 2011. Candidate for lieutenant governor Hawaii, 2006.
Program coordinator, treasurer Aloha Week Festivals Inc., 1968—1988. Co-founder, vice president Po'ohala Dance & Theatre Company, since 1973. Trustee, chair education committee Office Hawaiian Affairs, 1980—1982.