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Polling place at Hilo High School Cafeteria for the General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Primary Election 2016: Kim to return to mayor’s office

Empty council seats in Hilo, Puna up for grabs; Rep. Evans in tight battle with Tarnas

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Lawmakers to present legislative outlook (Nov. 19)

MEDIA RELEASE 2016 Hawaii Legislative Outlook 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 West Hawaii Civic Center – County Council Chambers Doors open at 5:30 pm. This program is free and open to the public. Join us and hear the priorities your state representatives have set for the upcoming 2016 legislative session. The West Hawaii Forum is […]

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Legislature 2015: House update (Feb. 17-March 10)

MEDIA RELEASE As the Thursday crossover deadline approaches, the House passed bills: modifying the state’s excise tax surcharge for rail, authorizing the creation of medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii, requiring health insurers with greater than 20 percent of the state’s small group insurance market to offer qualified health plans under the Hawaii Health Connector, and […]

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Amusement concessions in Hawaii’s international airports

MEDIA RELEASE State Rep. Cindy Evans (7th District – North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala) introduced House Bill 91, Relating to Amusement Concessions. The bill authorizes the implementation of amusement concessions to provide slot machines at state airports for departing international passengers. The revenues from the slot machines will be deposited into the airport revenue […]

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Big Island youth leader speaks at Hawaii State Capitol

Alex Siordia: ‘By 2018, 68 percent of jobs in Hawaii will require some level of post secondary education’

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Geothermal development regulation bill amended

MEDIA RELEASE The House Water and Land and the Energy and Environmental Protection Committees passed out an amended draft of SB2663, which establishes a framework to regulate geothermal resources development through a permitting process administered by the Board of Land and Natural Resources and the appropriate county authority. Amendments to the measure includes language that […]

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Hunting bills introduced in House

MEDIA RELEASE A package of five bills aimed at recognizing the impact of hunting on Hawaii’s outdoor heritage and focusing on ways to help strengthen and improve hunting activities have been filed in the House of Representatives by Rep. Cindy Evans (North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala). “Hunting is both a subsistence and recreational activity […]

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House to hear bill to ban smoking on beaches

MEDIA RELEASE A ban on smoking on all public beaches in Hawaii (HB 325) will be considered Wednesday, Jan. 22 at a joint hearing before the Water and Land Committee and the Ocean, Marine Resources and Hawaiian Affairs Committee. The Water and Land Committee is chaired by Rep. Cindy Evans (North Kona, North Kohala, South […]

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Legislators encourage public to attend health care forum (Oct. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: Rep. Denny Coffman, Rep. Cindy Evans, Rep. Nicole Lowen, Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair of Health Committee WHAT: West Hawaii Community Healthcare Forum WHEN: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 WHERE: Makaeo Pavilion (Old Airport Park) Community Enterprises, a community group dedicated to holding informative, educational and interactive forums for Kona area residents, […]

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Waimea Town Meeting include sneak peak of Longs (June 6)

MEDIA RELEASE Waimea Community Association Town Meeting (5:15 – 7 p.m., Thurs., June 6, 2013 in Waimea School cafeteria) promises an interesting, diverse agenda and the highlight for some will be a quick overview of the new Long’s by store manager Mark Brown. The store officially opens Monday, June 10. When the meeting is pau […]

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Public Lands Development Corporation abolished

MEDIA RELEASE The state House of Representatives on Monday unanimously passed HB1133, SD2 that repeals the Public Land Development Corporation (PLDC). The bill now heads to the governor for his consideration. The PLDC was created in 2011 to develop state lands through public-private partnerships and generate revenues for the Department of Land and Natural Resources. […]

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Gender equity amendment approved by House

MEDIA RELEASE The House of Representatives on Friday approved SB858, which included an amendment to add a gender equity section. It was introduced by Rep. Cindy Evans (North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala) and asks that appointing authorities for boards and commissions strive to achieve the goal of equal gender representation. The section reads: “The […]

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Letter of permission issued for Kawaihae harbor

MEDIA RELEASE A letter of permission has been issued by the Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District authorizing the Department of Land & Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Boating & Outdoor Recreation to commence work on the Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor (South) Phase I Improvements. The project will consist of […]

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Afternoon tea with Evans (March 24)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: House Rep. Cindy Evans (North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala) WHAT: Forum will include light refreshments, discussion on the status of key legislative issues as the Legislature hits the halfway point, as well as community concerns. WHEN: 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24 WHERE: Waimea Senior Center 65-1158 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea

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