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Kaiser to stop dispensing plastic bags to patients

MEDIA RELEASE Kaiser Permanente Hawaii has announced all of its locations statewide have enacted a plastic bag ban. Kaiser Permanente Hawaii is the first region in the Kaiser Permanente family and the first healthcare system in Hawaii to voluntarily ban the dispensing of plastic bags to its patients statewide. Environmentally friendly reusable and biodegradable paper […]

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Plastic bag bill signed into law

Plastic bag bill signed into law

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Editor Mayor Billy Kenoi has signed the plastic bag reduction ordinance. Kenoi signed the bill Monday, Jan. 16, before he left for the United States Conference of Mayors in Washington, D. C. The bill phases out the use of plastic bags at checkout counters in stores over the next year, […]

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Dear County Council and Mayor Kenoi:

Once again (Councilman Pete) Hoffmann's Hawaii Island proposed plastic bag ban has arisen from the dead like a vampire from the grave.

As it never received the necessary stake through the heart, but only a mild burial, it is now in it's third or fourth blood seeking revival before this council.

The essential concern of the Conservative Forum for Hawaii, and most voters as well if you would bother to actually ask our approval before micro-managing our lives, is that the Council is exceeding its authority that the people have given you.

Moe: Plastic bag bill exceeds council authority

Dear County Council and Mayor Kenoi: Once again (Councilman Pete) Hoffmann’s Hawaii Island proposed plastic bag ban has arisen from the dead like a vampire from the grave. As it never received the necessary stake through the heart, but only a mild burial, it is now in it’s third or fourth blood seeking revival before […]

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