Special Report

Hawaii Civics 101

Hawaii Civics 101: How To Testify On A Bill At The Legislature

Hawaii Civics 101: How To Testify On A Bill At The Legislature

Letting lawmakers know what you think about local issues is an important part of the democratic process. Here are ways to get your voice heard.

Hawaii Civics 101: The State Court System

Hawaii Civics 101: The State Court System

Hawaii’s state court system handles a broad spectrum of family, civil and criminal issues.

Hawaii Civics 101: How A Bill Becomes A Law

Hawaii Civics 101: How A Bill Becomes A Law

The journey from bill to law is anything but straightforward. Here’s how it works.

Hawaii Civics 101: What’s A ConCon?

Hawaii Civics 101: What’s A ConCon?

Every 10 years, voters are asked if they want to hold a state constitutional convention. The last one occurred in 1978.

Hawaii Civics 101: Neighborhood Boards

Hawaii Civics 101: Neighborhood Boards

Have a problem with something in your neighborhood? Here’s how your neighborhood board can help.

Hawaii Civics 101: Independent Candidates

Hawaii Civics 101: Independent Candidates

Why is is so hard to run — and win — as an independent in Hawaii?

Hawaii Civics 101: The Primary Election

Hawaii Civics 101: The Primary Election

The most important election in Hawaii is also the one you are least likely to vote in.

Hawaii Civics 101: Lieutenant Governor Agatha Danglapin

Hawaii Civics 101: Lieutenant Governor

The lieutenant governor is the second highest position in the Aloha State. But what does the LG do?

New! Hawaii Civics 101: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

New! Hawaii Civics 101: Office of Hawaiian Affairs

This explainer video on OHA kicks off our new series aimed at helping you understand politics, government and democracy in the Aloha State.