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Hawaii Grassroots Groups Grab Attention of State Ethics Commission

Hawaii Grassroots Groups Grab Attention of State Ethics Commission

UPDATED Several groups still haven't submitted required reports on their donors and expenses.
State Board Members Resist Releasing Financial Disclosure Forms to Public Flickr.com

State Board Members Resist Releasing Financial Disclosure Forms to Public

House committee to hear bill Thursday that would require 16 boards to make financial disclosure statements public.
Should Hawaii Let Public Schools Raise Money for Private Nonprofits?

Should Hawaii Let Public Schools Raise Money for Private Nonprofits?

Senators respond to advisory opinion by carving out exception to Ethics Code.
Lobbyists Would Have to Disclose More Details on Political Spending Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Lobbyists Would Have to Disclose More Details on Political Spending

A Senate committee is advancing legislation to make reports more useful for the public.
Hawaii Lawmakers Disclose Financial Interests Earlier This Session Flickr.com

Hawaii Lawmakers Disclose Financial Interests Earlier This Session

Legislators report income from the food industry, real estate and Apple stocks in time to make a difference.
Hawaii Charter School Wants Ethics Commission to Quit Being a ‘Bully’

Hawaii Charter School Wants Ethics Commission to Quit Being a ‘Bully’

But state ethics director says commission is just doing its job.
Accountability, Election Reform Top Good-Government Bill List Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Accountability, Election Reform Top Good-Government Bill List

Hawaii lawmakers are already moving on legislation to make financial disclosure reports public.
Ethics Commission: Court Wrong To Toss Charges Against School Employee

Ethics Commission: Court Wrong To Toss Charges Against School Employee

Hawaii judge's decision cuts Big Island charter school worker's fines in half.
Azerbaijani Aloha Sends Hawaii Lawmakers Across Planet on Pricey Trip

Azerbaijani Aloha Sends Hawaii Lawmakers Across Planet on Pricey Trip

The small oil-rich country flew Reps. Cabanilla and Takai to Europe-Asia border for a political convention.
Can Too Much Aloha Be a Bad Thing? Ask Hawaii’s Ethics Commission

Can Too Much Aloha Be a Bad Thing? Ask Hawaii’s Ethics Commission

State commission to give problematic gifts law a thorough review.
Hawaii Ethics Commission: You Can’t Hire Yourself Anymore

Hawaii Ethics Commission: You Can’t Hire Yourself Anymore

Ethics Commission requires resignation board before applying for a job it oversees.
Hawaii Monitor: Campaign Spending And Ethics Get Tech Upgrades

Hawaii Monitor: Campaign Spending And Ethics Get Tech Upgrades

New reporting requirements will be easier for the public to track.
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