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December 21, 2016

Grant-In Aid Funds Application Posted

Hawai‘i nonprofits and other groups have a chance to receive grant money through the state legislature. The application deadline is January 20, 2017.
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March 16, 2016

Hawai’i State Legislature Kicks off Education Week

Students, teachers, and education administrators will be recognized during Education Week at the Hawai'i State Legislature.
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January 15, 2016

Hawai’i State Legislature to Open Session on Wednesday

‘Ōlelo will broadcast the Opening Day live on the Big Island’s Na Leo O Hawai’i, along with web-streaming on Naleo TV’s website.
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June 05, 2015

ICAC Addresses Climate Change at Initial Meeting

The Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee met for the first time on June 3 to address its tasked climate change report.
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February 13, 2015

Ground Breaking Held for Future Hilo Adult Day Center Site

A ground breaking ceremony was held earlier this month for the future site of the Hilo Adult Day Center. Fundraising efforts continue to finance construction of the new building.
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October 24, 2014

Waiakea’s Lisa Ishimoto Honored for Essay

Waiakea High School student Lisa Ishimoto was among six students to be honored Thursday for winning in an essay contest.
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May 22, 2014

Thielen: Kentucky’s Experience Will Aid Hawaii Hemp Research

The Oahu legislator said Kentucky's efforts, which included suing the Drug Enforcement Administration, provides a model for Hawaii to obtain its own hemp seed.
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May 05, 2014

Louie: State Won’t Defend Outdated Same-Sex Law

Hawaii's attorney general says there's no point in responding to an appeal of a state statute that's been rejected by courts and overridden by a new law.
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April 28, 2014

State Budget Includes Slight Increase in TAT for Counties

Various Big Island projects, including funds for a Puna regional library, are included in the budget that still needs a final vote and the governor's signature.
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April 25, 2014

Lawmakers Agree on Funding for Pharmacy School Building

House and Senate members of the budget conference committee have agreed to provide $33 million for a new facility at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.
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April 14, 2014

Legislature Approves Two-Year Study of Hemp

The bill authorizes the UH College of Agriculture and Human Resources to study hemp for use as a biofuel feedstock and to remove contaminants from soil.
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April 02, 2014

Funding Moving Ahead for College of Pharmacy Building

Both the House and Senate versions of the state budget include about $32 million for the school, and the Senate has also boosted funding for a Kona courthouse.
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March 06, 2014

House Budget Contains Funding for Pharmacy School Building

The proposed supplemental spending plan contains $33 million for a permanent home for the College of Pharmacy, which administrators say is crucial to its future.
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March 04, 2014

Bill Authorizing Hemp Research Moves to House

The Senate has approved legislation allowing the University of Hawaii to do a two-year study of hemp, including its use as feedstock for biodiesel.
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February 12, 2014

Alcohol Ban Proposed for Off-Duty Police Carrying Guns

The Senate bill was prompted by the 2011 fatal shooting in a Waikiki McDonald's by State Department special agent Christopher Deedy.
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