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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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Lawmakers’ ‘listening meeting’ in Hilo (June 15)

MEDIA RELEASE WHAT: A community meeting hosted by Rep. Richard Onishi and joined by House leadership to brief the community of the 2013 legislative session and hear feedback on issues that matter to constituents. WHEN: 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15 WHERE: Aupuni Center Conference Room 101 Pauahi Street Hilo, Hawaii 96720 WHO: State Rep. Richard […]

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Hanohano apologizes for racist comments

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Puna’s State Rep. Faye Hanohano has apologized to those offended by racial and ethnic remarks she made in response to artwork being installed in her office. As part of the “Art in Public Places” program, artwork is provided for the state Capitol offices of elected officials. Exhibit specialists with the State Foundation […]

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Women’s Legislative Caucus unveils 2012 package

Women’s Legislative Caucus unveils 2012 package

MEDIA RELEASE The Women’s Legislative Caucus unveiled its package for the 2012 Legislative Session. This year’s set of bills and resolutions is dedicated to women veterans. The package also includes recognition of the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free or low-cost housing to veterans and families receiving treatment at military medical centers. The Women’s Legislative […]

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Food & Water Watch praises fish farming bills

Food & Water Watch praises fish farming bills

Statement by Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch: On Monday, the Hawaii State Legislature introduced two significant bills: one to stop the reckless expansion of factory fish farms operating in the state’s pristine coastal waters (HB221) and another to require fish farming corporations to conduct and submit a full analysis of the […]

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Legislators hold post-session wrap up in Hilo (May 4)

Legislators hold post-session wrap up in Hilo (May 4)

MEDIA RELEASE Sens. Dwight Takamine and Russell Kokubun, and Reps. Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will host a post-session wrap up community meeting in Hilo to provide residents a summary of the work accomplished during this legislative session. Residents will also be given an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation and provide […]

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House approves $204M for Big Island projects

House approves $204M for Big Island projects

MEDIA RELEASE The House of Representatives has passed the House draft of the state budget bill including over $204,071,000 in capital improvement projects (CIP) for the Big Island for fiscal year 2010-2011. When combined with the $225,267,000 in CIP funds approved in fiscal year 2009-2010, the first year of the biennium, the total amount for […]

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Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

Hilo legislators to host community meetings (Feb. 22-25)

Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

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Big Island legislators, committee appointments, contact information

Big Island legislators, committee appointments, contact information

Senate committee appointments for Big Island senators 2009-2010   Russell Kokubun (senkokubun@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-6760; toll free 974-4000 + 66760): Senate Vice President; Energy and Environment; Higher Education; Water, Land, Agriculture, and Hawaiian Affairs; Ways and Means. Josh Green (sengreen@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-9385): Vice Chair Health; Commerce and Consumer Protection; Energy and Environment; Human Services.  Dwight Takamine (sentakamine@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-7335): […]

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