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The state expects to spend $3 million to protect residents during the next month.
A transparency website is meant to provide the public easy access to information, but it isn’t always updated quickly.
A handful of lawmakers missed at least 10 days, but many had perfect attendance.
Measures on medical marijuana and all-mail voting are moving forward before the session wraps up next week.
A conference committee of legislators agrees to a bill that establishes a standards board instead of just studying the idea.
Supporters wanted volunteers on state boards to be more comfortable; critics wanted to preserve transparency.
The Garden Island has had difficulty in the past recruiting volunteer poll workers.
A joint conference committee passed the overall budget bill ahead of schedule to fast-track funding for areas hit by flooding.
Updated: It would be the first state to prohibit the use of sunscreen containing ingredients that scientists say harm sea life.
A measure to ensure that driving under the influence of marijuana remains illegal also addresses other substances.
Recesses in a public floor session to talk privately about the legislative maneuvering slow down “second crossover” day at the Hawaii Capitol.