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18 Bills Vetoed — Fail to Become Law

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   Advertisements

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Legislature’s Website: A Few Changes

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 … Continue reading

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Today is Second Decking!

Today is the Second Decking deadline. Bills must emerge from their final Committees and be in their final forms (in their non-originating Chamber) to be considered for  Second Crossover. This “decking” ensures a mandatory 48-hour opportunity for final review by … Continue reading

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Join us next Friday (4/5) for Art at the Capitol!

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Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our State Capitol!

Come and celebrate the 50th Anniversary of our State Capitol building at two public events scheduled for this week!      

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First Lateral Deadline is quickly approaching

Tomorrow is the First Lateral Deadline, which means that all bills with multiple referrals must move to their final Committee in their originating Chamber by the end of the day tomorrow. In order to make this deadline, bills need to move … Continue reading

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The 2019 Hawaii Directory of Public Officials booklets have arrived

The handy little directories have arrived and are available for pickup at our office at the State Capitol (Room 401). As a reminder, we are open from 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. during this time of the year. Drop by … Continue reading

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