HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii lawmakers have advanced a bill that would allow online brokers such as Airbnb to collect taxes on behalf of people advertising private rentals on the websites, but they removed part of the proposal that would have targeted illegal camping ads by requiring online brokers to verify the legality of their listings. 290 more words
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Lawmakers are one vote away from authorizing hemp cultivation through a pilot program.
By CATHY BUSSEWITZ and MARINA RIKERAssociated PressHONOLULU (AP) – Hawaii lawmakers are up against a major deadline as they head into the final month of the legislative session. 149 more words
HONOLULU — A man who fathers a child through rape in Hawaii has the same legal rights to custody that any other father does, unless he was convicted for the rape. 237 more words
Source: Hawaii Tribune-Herald, 28 March 2016, p. A1.
Reporter: Kirsten Johnson.
Three bills introduced by the late Hawaii Island State Senator Gilbert Kahele are moving steadily through the Hawaii State Legislature. 207 more words
Despite the fact that Hawaii has two official languages, only one of them is offered on voters’ ballots.
Hawaii lawmakers are heading into their fifth week of the 2016 legislative session, and they are scheduled to take on bills relating to marijuana, police oversight and pesticide buffer zones. 171 more words