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County tobacco sales law changes July 1

MEDIA RELEASE Last year, the County Council unanimously approved a bill to raise the age of sale of tobacco products to 21. That measure, Hawaii County Ordinance 13-124, takes effect Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The law prohibits the distribution of tobacco products, including electronic smoking devices, to underage customers born after June 30, 1996. Retailers […]

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Candidates Forum in Kona Saturday (June 21)

The Leaugue of Women Voters of Hawaii County hosted a Council and State House candidates forum with Sherry Bracken as moderator at Christ Church in Kealakekua Saturday (June 21). Video of the event.

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Council passes bill restricting GMO crops

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The Hawaii County Council has passed Bill 113 — which restricts expansion of transgenic crops on the island by limiting their use to enclosed structures, such as a greenhouse. The vote, which comes after months of public meetings and vocal input from both sides, was 6-3. The ‘no’ votes came from Chairman […]

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Hawaii County Council meeting Wednesday (Oct 3)

Video recorded live at the Hawaii County council in Hilo.

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Selected council agenda items, March 18

Selected council agenda items, March 18

At Sheraton Keauhou Resort & Spa  9 a.m. –  Statements from the public on communications resolutions Res 59-09 – Mental health transformation State Incentive Grant Res 70-09 – $500 FORD contingency to print “Just Say Yes to Domestic Harmony” bumper stickers 9:30  a.m. –  Statements from the public on first reading Bill 27 – RE: […]

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