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
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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
Will a state-owned ferry system prove seaworthy?
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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
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