Monthly Archives: January 2011

Is the hearing being broadcast?

Wondering if you can watch a committee hearing or floor session on your television set or online? Check out the schedule of legislative broadcasts by going to the Capitol TV website : http://www.capitoltv.org . They’ll list everything that’s being broadcast, … Continue reading

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Participate in the Legislative Process

Both the Senate and the House of Representatives are now organized, bills are being introduced and committees are scheduling hearings. The Public Access Room (PAR) is there to help you participate. A few notes, as things get underway: The Legislature’s … Continue reading

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January 2011 Newsletter

The Public Access Room’s (PAR’s) January 2011 Newsletter has some articles, information and inspiration we hope you’ll find helpful as Session gets underway. Head over to PAR’s website (http://hawaii.gov/lrb/par ) and find it on the “Newsletters” page. Best of Session to one … Continue reading

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Opening Day — Watch from Your Computer

Interested in catching the ceremony that accompanies Opening Day in the House and Senate Chambers? Things start up at 10:00 a.m. and you can watch them live on your computer! Just go to www.olelo.org — select the Channel 49 Livestream for … Continue reading

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Find your way around the Capitol

Getting ready to come visit the Capitol for Opening Day (January 19)?  Some legislators have moved offices, others are new to the building. The Public Access Room (PAR) has updated its Capitol floor maps and directory (House & Senate Room, Phone, … Continue reading

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Cheap Crackers and Rich Conversation!

Please come to our Opening Day Potluck!  At the conclusion of Senate and House floor ceremonies (which start at 10:00 a.m.), come join us in the Public Access Room — your office — for modest pupus, good information, and our … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the 2011 Session!

Yes, we’re still waiting on the 2011 Session Timetable. And, yes, we’re still waiting for the word on House leadership. And, well, yes, there is a House and a Senate seat that still need to be filled. But one way … Continue reading

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