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Rep. Kaniela Ing faces more than $15,000 in fines for 31 counts connected to prior campaigns.
State Rep. Kaniela Ing says any problems are simply bookkeeping errors.
Fundraisers during the Hawaii legislative session have increased by 88 percent over the past six years.
When the gavel fell on the 2018 session, it marked the end of the line for several lawmakers in their current posts.
People who experience sexual harassment at the Hawaii State Capitol fear the consequences if they complain.
A handful of lawmakers missed at least 10 days, but many had perfect attendance.
From approving medical aid in dying to banning certain sunscreens and pesticide chemicals, legislators passed bills they only thought about in years past.
Measures on medical marijuana and all-mail voting are moving forward before the session wraps up next week.
Three “ohana zones” would be built on Oahu, and one each on Maui, Kauai and the Big Island.
A conference committee of legislators agrees to a bill that establishes a standards board instead of just studying the idea.
Lawmakers say they expect to create 25,000 affordable rental housing units by 2030.
Support from the former top aide to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye has been a boon to two prominent candidates in their bids for higher office.