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The Directories Have Arrived!

The incredibly handy, pocket-sized “2018 Hawaii Directory of Public Officials″ booklets — which includes contact information for Hawaii’s legislators — are here! The directories’ long-time publisher, the Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs (HIPA), has handed over publishing duties to a new sponsor, Pacific … Continue reading

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New Video: How to Submit Testimony Online

There’s a new “submit testimony” form on the Legislature’s website, and we’ve created a short video to guide you through it!

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Bills, Bills, Bills!

The bills are in the hopper! Yesterday was the deadline to introduce bills, so you’re now able to review all the Senate and House bills — just click on the “Reports and Lists” button on the Legislature’s homepage ( and … Continue reading

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Legislative Broadcasts

The Legislature’s website is always improving! There’s now a “Broadcasts” page ( where you can find the upcoming schedule, and easy links to past events. (Navigate to it by clicking on the “Broadcasts” link under the Capitol photo on the … Continue reading

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Come Join Us For Our Opening Day Potluck!

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2018 Session Calendar Published

It’s beginning to look a lot like Session… The 2018 Legislative Session Calendar has been published! Find it here: For help with the deadlines, be sure to take a look at our handout, “Which Deadlines Apply to Your Bill?” It … Continue reading

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Free Workshops around Oahu, Dec. 4-18

The Public Access Room (PAR) is offering our legislative process workshop at numerous locations around Oahu. The workshop/presentation “Your Voice!” is about an hour in length, and covers the Legislature and how to effectively participate in the legislative process. Topics … Continue reading

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