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Voting measures appear dead | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Bills that would have expanded voting by mail and made registering to vote more automatic when renewing a driver’s license appeared to have died in the legislative session that ended this week. 137 more words


House, Senate adjourn 2016 legislative session

The House of Representatives and the Senate adjourned the 2016 legislative session Thursday, with the passage of several remaining bills.

On the House side, those bills include one that provides $37 million into the State Highway Fund as a subsidy. 115 more words


Illegal camping out of bill allowing Airbnb to collect taxes | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

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


KHNL: Hawaii lawmakers mull bills on sugar, homelessness, police

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


Hawaii looks to strip parental rights from rapists | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

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