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Lawmakers overrode five of the governor’s vetoes on Tuesday, including a bill that will require disclosure of COVID-19 cases in public schools.
The Maui Charter Commission and the Maui Police Commission are both looking at ways to provide better accountability for police on the island.
Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm also said his office found no evidence that race was a factor in the shooting of Myeni, who was Black.
Scott Saiki says he’s unsure if there will be any veto overrides, but Hawaii legislators need to make some technical budget fixes.
The search comes as Honolulu’s police commission also is recruiting a new police chief. But the selection processes are playing out much differently.
Some controversial measures will become law, including long-term state lease extensions and a new Aloha Stadium proposal.
The Office of Hawaiian Affairs wants to give out more money in grants to organizations while trimming its own spending.
The 80 acres coming to the Hawaiian Homes Land Trust would be the first suitable for residential homes under a law Congress approved in 1995.