Category Archives: Resources

Resources to help citizens participate in the State legislative process

Conference Time!

We’re getting ready to move into conference! It’s when the legislators negotiate to determine which, if any, version of the bill will emerge. The rules have been posted. Interested in learning more? Come join us for a conference workshop on … Continue reading

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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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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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