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The bill now goes to Gov. David Ige who can approve it, veto it or let it become law without his signature.
A record number of COVID-19 cases were confirmed Tuesday.
It comes at a time when both roles will play a crucial part in the state’s financial planning.
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But it requires Hawaii legislators to vote “no” on transferring DLNR lands to the DOA for pasture.
“We need to reinvent the way we think about solutions to chronic problems that we have in our state, and start to focus on community-based solutions instead.”
“We can rebuild a budget and state government that is responsive to the needs of real people, not profits and corporate kickbacks. “
“This economic crisis is the perfect time to leverage public land along the rail corridor for genuinely affordable housing.”
“I would start with a budget cut of 10% across the board.”
“I would evaluate the possibility of privatizing many of the departments in government with accountability, transparency and an annual report card.”
“Everyone benefits from the betterment of conditions of the Hawaiian people.”
“We could spend less time in courtrooms and spend more time investing in and developing our community.”
“We need to demand and receive fair compensation for military use of our lands, and compensate us for the ‘war machine’ that puts us all at ground zero.”
“Build and desecrate elsewhere, not in Hawaii.”
The police chief has repeatedly said the department doesn’t need broad-based reform.
The Democrat has to sit it out while on active National Guard duty, but he doesn’t face much of a threat anyway — something that has dumbfounded political observers.
People want to help or just stretch their legs, and groups are organizing events with safety guidelines in mind.