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New state laws effective Jan. 1, 2011

New state laws effective Jan. 1, 2011

The following are some of the laws (those most likely to impact the general public) slated to take effect on January 1, 2011. Click on the bills to get more information. HB1985 Relating to Taxation. Part I of the bill is amended to repeal the deduction of political contributions from taxable income. This becomes effective […]

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Police remind motorists on school bus laws

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Police Department is reminding motorists about the laws related to school buses that have their alternating red signal lamps activated. The flashing lights mean the buses are loading or unloading children and traffic must stop. Violators are subject to a fine of $147. Sergeant Kelly Ka’aumoana-Matsumoto of the Traffic Services Section […]

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New year, new laws for Hawaii

New year, new laws for Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Nine new laws passed by the Legislature during the 2008 session and signed by Gov. Linda Lingle took effect Thursday, Jan. 1.   “Among the new laws are measures designed to protect children from Internet predators, compel parents to pay child support, and prohibit alcohol consumption in common areas of public housing projects,” […]

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Reminder of moped laws

The Hawaii Police Department is reminding the public that moped operators must follow traffic laws. In addition, moped operators should be aware of the following requirements: Moped operators must have a valid driver’s license. Mopeds require an annual safety inspection. No one under 15 1/2 may drive a moped on the road or on public […]

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