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Lawmakers introduce bill to expand industrial hemp operations

Lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday to expand industrial hemp operations in Hawaii.

The measure, HB2555, supports a public-private partnership to consider the benefits of industrial hemp to our state’s economy. 283 more words


Lawmaker proposes Bellagio-like fountains at State Capitol | KHON2

Rep. Romy Cachola says it would save money in the long run by making the State Capitol a tourist attraction and removing high maintenance costs for the current… 321 more words


Ballot-sharing law to be reconsidered this legislative session

The elections are coming up, and local lawmakers are considering making a change to a law that affects how you share who you’re voting for. 215 more words


State lawmakers gear up for new legislative session

How will your tax dollars be used? That’s what state lawmakers will decide as they gear up for a new legislative session.

And some past issues will be back at the State Capitol. 323 more words


Lawmakers send bills on rail tax, Turtle Bay, Alii Place for final floor vote

House and Senate conferees agreed on Friday to advance bills relating to the extension of the general excise tax for rail, the purchase of Turtle Bay lands for conservation and the purchase of Alii Place. 277 more words


2015 Hawaii Legislative Watch: People vs. government

The 2015 Hawaii Legislative Session started on January 21. Astonishingly, there were 1,515 bills introduced in the House of Representatives and 1,379 bills introduced in the Senate. 1,276 more words


Hawaii lawmakers consider crime victims' right-to-know bill

Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill that gives victims of crime the right to know more information about their attackers instead of being left in the dark. 178 more words