The lawmaker in charge of vetting judicial candidates noted Eddins’ vast legal experience.
The legal community heaped praise on Todd Eddins as state lawmakers examined how he might react to certain situations on the high court.
UPDATED: Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety makes progress in accrediting state deputy sheriffs nearly a decade after state law required it.
A second special session for the Senate is scheduled for Nov. 18.
The House has added two committees, and combined several others.
Calls for more voter centers were unheeded in the past year.
UPDATED: Overall voter participation was the highest it’s been since 1994, but still lags behind the state’s historic turnout rates after statehood.
UPDATED: Hawaii has broken the state record for total number of ballots cast in a general election.