In a news release, Carroll (D, Lanai-Molokai-Paia-Hana) said the change would allow her to focus on her district, family and health. She did not elaborate on the health issues.
"It has been a truly humbling experience to serve as the chair of the Human Services Committee for the past two years. At the helm of this committee I was able to work to address the needs of the most vulnerable in our communities from the keiki to the kupuna on topics such as, Medicaid to foster care, and child protective services to name a few."
Morikawa (D, Niihau-Koloa-Kokee) served as vice chairwoman of the House Health Committee the last two years and also was a member of the human services, housing and finance committees.