Author Archives: hawaiipublicaccessrm

PAR Workshops scheduled for Big Island: Sept. 11-14

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

13 Bills Vetoed

It’s the Governor’s veto deadline (July 11), and he has chosen to veto 13 bills, allowing two others on his intent-to-veto list to become law without his signature. Here’s a link to his press release, presenting rationale for his vetoes: … Continue reading

Posted in 2017 Session, Deadlines | Leave a comment

No “Override” Special Session

Here’s the link to the Governor’s Intent to Veto list:,SB,GM&title=Governor%27s%20Intent%20to%20Veto  

Posted in Special Sessions | Leave a comment

Special Session Tentatively Scheduled

Lawmakers are clearing their calendars for a Special Session tentatively scheduled to begin August 28th to consider additional funding for Honolulu’s rail transit project. This is subject to final confirmation and an agreement on proposed language of bill(s) to be … Continue reading

Posted in Special Sessions | 2 Comments

Here’s a visual, showing the fate of this year’s bills…

These are rough numbers, but give you an idea of how things went.

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

Governor’s Intent to Veto List

Interested in which bills are on the Governor’s Intent to Veto List? Go to the Legislature’s website, Click on the “Reports and Lists” button in center screen Scroll down to the “Governor’s Actions” section and click on the link … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

If There’s a Bill You’d Like to See Vetoed…

You’ve got just a few days left to ask that it gets on the Governor’s “Intent to Veto” list, which is due to the Legislature on Monday, June 26th. How to share your thoughts with the Governor? Click on this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment