Senate Closes The 2019 Session With Some Sharp Divisions
Honolulu Civil Beat, May 3, 2019
Legislature Adjourns, Attention Shifts To Governor's Intent On Key Bills
Hawaii Public Radio, May 02, 2019
Key bills move to Governor's desk as legislative session comes to a close
KHON2, May 02, 2019
Fate of bills now in governor's hands as legislative session comes to a close
Hawaii News Now, May 2, 2019
Senate Takes No Action On Water Rights Bill
Leaders say House Bill 1326 is dead for certain in the 2019 session, which wraps Thursday
Honolulu Civil Beat, April 30, 2019
Bill to aid struggling remote schools dies
The Maui News, March 8, 2018
Rural Schools Take A Big Hit In Hawaii's Funding Formula
Hawaii's system was meant to make school funding more equitable. But in places like Hana and Molokai, it's meant cutting teachers and class offerings.
Honolulu Civil Beat, February 26, 2019
We Have To Move Our Homes And Businesses Away From The Shoreline. But How?
Hawaii lawmakers will confront major policy questions this session as they grapple with looming problems from a warming planet.
Honolulu Civil Beat, January 28, 2019
Disaster relief, minimum wage and legalizing recreational cannabis among top issues for Hawai'i Legislature
Democratic and Republican lawmakers gathered at the Hawai'i State Capitol Wednesday morning for the start of the 2019 Legislative Session
KITV News 4, January 18, 2019
Lawmaker wants to replace Presidents Day with Hawaiian Independence Day
A state lawmaker is proposing a bill that would replace Presidents Day with a holiday that recognizes the Kingdom of Hawaii's independence.
KITV News 4, January 16, 2019
Hawaii Minimum Wage And Marijuana: What To Expect In The 2019 Hawaii Legislature
Lawmakers will tackle familiar issues like public school funding. They're also likely to raise the minimum wage and might even legalize recreational marijuana.
Honolulu Civil Beat, January 10, 2019