Category Archives: Resources

Resources to help citizens participate in the State legislative process

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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Legislative Broadcasts

The Legislature’s website is always improving! There’s now a “Broadcasts” page (https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/broadcasts.aspx) 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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2018 Session Calendar Published

It’s beginning to look a lot like Session… The 2018 Legislative Session Calendar has been published! Find it here: http://lrbhawaii.org/par/fyi/calendar18.pdf 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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PAR Workshops Scheduled for Maui: Sept. 18-22

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Special Session Called; Opportunity to Testify on Rail Funding Bill

The Legislature’s webmasters have set up a special page for information on the 2017 Special Session called for Monday, August 28th. It can be found here: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession.aspx?year=2017a. This is where you’ll find links to the rail funding bill, “SB1 Relating to Transportation Financing” … Continue reading

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

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