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Senate Confirms Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court Screenshot Hawaii Senate

Senate Confirms Todd Eddins To Hawaii Supreme Court

The lawmaker in charge of vetting judicial candidates noted Eddins’ vast legal experience.

Senators Dig In To Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee’s Positions Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senators Dig In To Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee’s Positions

The legal community heaped praise on Todd Eddins as state lawmakers examined how he might react to certain situations on the high court.

Hawaii Deputy Sheriffs Finally On Track For National Accreditation Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Deputy Sheriffs Finally On Track For National Accreditation

UPDATED: Hawaii’s Department of Public Safety makes progress in accrediting state deputy sheriffs nearly a decade after state law required it.

Senate Panel To Consider Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee Nov. 16 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senate Panel To Consider Hawaii Supreme Court Nominee Nov. 16

A second special session for the Senate is scheduled for Nov. 18.

Hawaii House Announces Leadership, Committee Changes PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii House Announces Leadership, Committee Changes

The House has added two committees, and combined several others.

Hawaii Senate Announces New Committee Assignments Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Senate Announces New Committee Assignments

The chamber’s leaders and most committee chairs have retained their posts.

Hawaii Casts Record Number Of Ballots In General Election Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Hawaii Casts Record Number Of Ballots In General Election

UPDATED: Overall voter participation was the highest it’s been since 1994, but still lags behind the state’s historic turnout rates after statehood.

A Majority Of Hawaii Voters Have Already Cast Their Ballots Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Majority Of Hawaii Voters Have Already Cast Their Ballots

UPDATED: Hawaii has broken the state record for total number of ballots cast in a general election.