Representative Linda Ichiyama was born and raised in Salt Lake. Public service has always been an important part of Linda's life. She has served as a student member of the Hawaii State Board of Education, where she represented the interests of public school students. She was also active in the Hawaii State Student Council and the Interact Club.
Linda is a graduate of the Richardson School of Law at the University of Hawaii (Manoa). She holds a BS in international politics from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. and is also a graduate of Moanalua High School.