Grant-in-Aid Informational Briefing

If you applied for GIA, you may want to come and deliver your 3 minute pitch! They’ve just announced that the WAM/FIN joint informational briefing on grant applications is being held in the Auditorium on Friday, 3/16, from 9a until completion. [hearing notice]

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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 Resource Partnership (PRP). They’ve generously provided the Public Access Room with an ample supply of the directories for distribution — so come get yours!

Stop by the Public Access Room (Hawaii State Capitol, Room 401) and pick up a directory — and feel free to take a few to distribute to your family, neighbors, and colleagues.


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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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Bills, Bills, Bills!

The bills are in the hopper! Yesterday was the deadline to introduce bills, so you’re now able to review all the Senate and House bills — just click on the “Reports and Lists” button on the Legislature’s homepage ( and you’ll find links to the reports. Scroll down until you get to the new bills — 2018 bill numbers start with HB1602 and SB2001.

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Legislative Broadcasts

The Legislature’s website is always improving! There’s now a “Broadcasts” page ( 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 right side of the http://capitol.hawaii.govhomepage.)

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Come Join Us For Our Opening Day Potluck!

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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:

For help with the deadlines, be sure to take a look at our handout, “Which Deadlines Apply to Your Bill?” It should come in handy as Session unfolds.

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