The Legislature site provides quick and easy access to the information you need in order to participate in the lawmaking process.
This help guide provides an initial orientation to the Hawaii State Legislature’s website and introduces you to some of its many useful features.
|Find your legislators or contact them (phone calls, letters, e-mails) about issues where you live||Use the “Find Your Legislator” feature in the upper right corner and enter your street address|
|Who’s on which committee?||Visit committees page|
|Find the bill that interests you||Use the “Keywords” search box on the left side of the screen; or |
Visit reports and lists page and use the “Subject Search” feature at lower left.
|Find out what bills have been scheduled for a hearing (during Legislative session)||See list of hearing notices|
|Interactive features: ||Create an account by “registering” on the website (see top right corner); after that, just sign in to use the top row of buttons in the center column. Visit sign in page|
|What the law says about a topic||Use “Hawaii Revised Statutes” search box on the left side of the screen of www.capitol.hawaii.gov|