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Say No More: Hawaii House Speaker Steps Down Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Say No More: Hawaii House Speaker Steps Down

Finance Chair Marcus Oshiro looks to woo Joe Souki's supporters away to win majority; session starts Jan. 16.
What Would the House of Souki Mean for Hawaii? Chad Blair/Civil Beat

What Would the House of Souki Mean for Hawaii?

UPDATED New leadership would likely mark significant changes from that of Speaker Calvin Say.
House Democrats May Dump Say For Souki

House Democrats May Dump Say For Souki

With incumbent speaker hurt by election results, dissidents see chance for new leadership.
Calvin Say’s Hawaii House District 20 Survey

Calvin Say’s Hawaii House District 20 Survey

Read Say's answers to six questions.
Counties Want Break from Hawaii Sunshine Law

Counties Want Break from Hawaii Sunshine Law

House Speaker's bill would exempt Honolulu City Council, others, from open meetings law.
The Speaker’s PAC

The Speaker’s PAC

Political action committee with ties to Calvin Say gave $53,000 to his supporters at Hawaii Legislature.
Leaders Split on Lawmaker Disclosure Deadline

Leaders Split on Lawmaker Disclosure Deadline

Lawmakers financial affairs are important info for public evaluation of their legislative votes.

Say, Tsutsui Pull in Mediocre Campaign Contributions

Hawaii House speaker, Senate president raised modest amounts last six months.
Tsutsui Let Lawmaker Vote To Confirm His Own Son

Tsutsui Let Lawmaker Vote To Confirm His Own Son

Hawaii senators excused only when they have "direct financial interest."
No Conflict? I Own a Company That Brokers Health Insurance

No Conflict? I Own a Company That Brokers Health Insurance

Should lawmaker vote on tax credit for companies with wellness programs? Vote Now.
No Conflict? I Have a Family Member at University of Hawaii

No Conflict? I Have a Family Member at University of Hawaii

Should lawmaker vote on bill for university collective bargaining? Vote Now.
No Conflict? When Reasonable Minds Disagree

No Conflict? When Reasonable Minds Disagree

In four of 10 examples, Facebook voters clash with Hawaii House Leadership.
Calvin Say