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April 12, 2017

Senate Passes 208 Bills Ahead of Crossover Deadline

The state Senate yesterday passed 134 House bills on third reading that seek to address issues including affordable housing, economic development...
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March 08, 2017

Hawai‘i Senate Approves 318 Bills

Hawai‘i State Senators approved 318 bills on third reading on Tuesday, March 7.
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December 24, 2016

Hirono Urges Trump to Protect Women’s Health

Sen. Hirono and 33 Senate democrats wrote a letter to president-elect Trump
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December 19, 2016

Sen. Hirono to Serve on Judiciary Committee

Sen. Hirono will continue fighting for Hawai‘i priorities in U.S. Senate and will also sit on Committees on Armed Services, Energy and Natural Resources, Small Business and Entrepreneurship and Veterans’ Affairs
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November 30, 2016

Sen. Kahele Named Higher Education Chair

Newly elected State Sen. Kaiali‘i Kahele (Dist. 1 – Hilo), was selected to chair the Senate Committee on Higher Education by Senate leadership on Nov. 29.
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March 30, 2016

UH-Hilo Hosts Senatorial Candidate Forum

The candidate forum is part of UH-Hilo's Media Symposium, which is being held on Saturday, April 9.
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January 15, 2016

Hawai’i Senate Majority Releases 2016 Legislative Priorities

The Senate Majority, whose members are Democrats, say they are committed to a vision and future for Hawai‘i that is economically viable and sustains local communities for generations to come.
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February 11, 2014

Bill Mandates Electric Charging Stations in Parking Lots

The bill would require at least one electric car charging station in parking lots with 100 or more stalls.
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April 22, 2013

Mizuno Reconfirmed as Regent; Vote Not Unanimous This Time

Two senators voted against Mizuno for failing to speak out against what they see as problems facing the university.
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April 05, 2013

OPINION: Senator Hee vs. the First Amendment

The attack on Hawaii's media "Shield Law" could harm journalists ability to report on government corruption.
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March 21, 2013

‘PLDC Killer’ Continues Advance in Senate

Senate committee votes unanimously to repeal the Public Land Development Corporation.
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March 20, 2013

ANALYSIS: Should State Lawmakers Get a Pay Raise?

Your average state legislator currently earns a little over $46,000 per year, not including the $150 per day bonus (for living expenses) for outer island reps.
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November 06, 2012

Ruderman, Green and Solomon Are State Senate Winners

Health-food store chain owner Russel Ruderman is elected to the Big Island's newly created fourth state Senate seat.
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June 05, 2012

Candidates for Election on Big Island Set

The filing deadline has passed, and the state's elections office has announced candidates for local elections.
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April 20, 2012

Senate Confirms Carlson and Mizuno as Regents

The state Senate has confirmed Carl Carlson Jr. and Barry Mizuno to continue serving on the University of Hawaii Board of Regents.
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