Speaker Scott Saiki says the Legislature “stopped the bleeding” from the pandemic and recession.
Fourteen months after the start of the pandemic, he sees light at the end of the tunnel. Schatz also calls for filibuster reform and nudges Gov. David Ige to heed the advice of the CDC on travel requirements.
HB 817 is a win for local farmers and moves Hawaii closer to being less dependent on imported food from the mainland.
Two recent officer-involved shootings in Honolulu illustrate why an independent and transparent accounting is so necessary.
The police department says state law prevents the public from seeing what happened in its fatal encounter with a Honolulu teen. But even top legal minds don’t buy it.
The end of the session is looming and lawmakers have failed to deal with the ADC. They need to figure it out during the interim and return in January prepared to act.
The proposed work program inspired by FDR is intended to mitigate the state’s loss of jobs and residents.
Senate Bill 1034 deserves passage but in its original form and not the current amended version.