Category Archives: Special Sessions

No “Override” Special Session

Here’s the link to the Governor’s Intent to Veto list: http://capitol.hawaii.gov/advreports/advreport.aspx?year=2017&report=deadline&rpt_type=gov_intent&measuretype=HB,SB,GM&title=Governor%27s%20Intent%20to%20Veto  

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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

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2013 Second Special Session Underway

The 2013 Second Special Session is underway, and measures being considered and their hearing notices are posted on the website (http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession.aspx?year=2013b). Please let the Public Access Room (PAR) know if you need help finding anything, or have questions about the … Continue reading

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Special Session Hearing Scheduled

A bill regarding same sex marriage (SB1 Relating to Equal Rights) and its first public hearing notice are now posted on the Second Special Session’s webpage (http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/splsession.aspx?year=2013b). The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor (JDL) has scheduled the hearing for … Continue reading

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Governor calls Legislature into Special Session

The Governor has announced that he will be calling the Legislature to convene in special session on Monday, October 28th, to consider marriage equality legislation. Please don’t hesitate to contact the Public Access Room (587-0478 or par@capitol.hawaii.gov) for assistance as the special … Continue reading

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JDL Hearing August 2nd

The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor (JDL) has posted the hearing notice for the Friday, August 2, at 12 noon hearing to consider the appointment of James H. Ashford to fill a vacancy for Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit. Details on how … Continue reading

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Senate Special Session (August 5-6) to Advise/Consent Judicial Appointment — Hearing on August 2

There will be a two-day Special Session of the Senate on August 5 and 6 to consider the appointment of James H. Ashford to fill a vacancy for Judge of the District Court of the First Circuit. A hearing that … Continue reading

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