The Legislature’s redesigned website is live. See the redesigned website at capitol.hawaii.gov. The Legislature’s website design team worked hard to modernize the look and navigation of the website while maintaining the functionality that users rely on.
A few highlights of the new design are:
A new mobile friendly version with improved functionality when visiting the Legislature’s site on a cell phone or tabletA simplified home page encouraging public…
Read more… The Legislature’s Redesigned Website is Live
Get ready for session and learn more about getting involved at the State legislature! You can sign up for one of our Zoom workshops by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Tuesday, January 11, 5:00 p.m. Overview of the legislature and how to add your voice to the process“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, January 19, 5:00 p.m. Walk through the process with an…
Read more… Upcoming Workshops
Get active at the legislature! Our latest news brief has been published. You can view it here.
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Starting on October 27, 2021, we’ll be offering a series of Zoom workshops on Wednesday evenings — get ready for session, and come and learn more about all things legislative! Details appear in our October newsletter and you can sign up by emailing us at [email protected] or calling 808/587-0478.
“Your Voice”: Wednesday, October 27, 5:00 p.m.“The Bill to Law Process”: Wednesday, November 3, 5:00 p.m.“Using the…
Read more… Our Wednesday Evening Series (Nov 2021)
For those of you who like to dive into numbers… the 2020 State of Hawaii Data Book has been published: https://dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/databook/db2020/
It’s that time of year again!
The Public Access Room (PAR) will be on Hawaii Island from September 9-13, Maui from Sept 16-19, and Kauai from Sept 23-25 as part of our annual outreach to the Neighbor Islands.
We’re bringing back our “Your Voice“ presentation this year. It goes over the legislative process, but also provides information on using the legislature’s website, offering testimony, tracking legislation, and communicating with legislators.
The Governor has vetoed 18 bills — check out his statements of objection by clicking on the GM (Governor’s Message) links in this report: Vetoed Bills.
While you weren’t looking, the Legislature’s homepage has gone through a few changes…
There are 3 additional icons in the center screen – one to access hearings, another for Orders of the Day, and the last to access the broadcast schedule and archived videos. The “Keywords” search box is now labeled “Bills/Committee Reports” but has the same functionality as before. A “Session Laws” search box has been added that…
Read more… Legislature’s Website: A Few Changes
The 2019 Regular Session starts up on Wednesday, January 16th. Check out the newly published 2019 Session Calendar on PAR’s “Information Sheets” page.
Our Neighbor Island Outreach starts today on Maui! We’ll be on Maui this week (Oct 15-18), on Kaua’i next week (Oct. 23-25), and on Hawaii Island two weeks from today (Oct 29-Nov 1). We’re bringing two new presentations with us this year. Hope to see you at one of our events.