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October 20, 2015

Group Seeking Election Forms Nā Makalehua Collective

There are two Maui candidates identified as members of Nā Makalehua: ‘Olu Campbell and Kaniela Ing. Nā Makalehua is a collective consisting of 19 individuals who are seeking delegate seats to participate in the Na‘i Aupuni Native Hawaiian constitutional convention.
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October 01, 2015

200 Native Hawaiians File to Become ʻAha Delegates

More than 200 candidates are vying for 40 delegate spots to serve on the Native Hawaiian constitutional convention or ‘Aha. This includes 15 candidates vying for three seats on Maui, and three candidates vying for a single seat to represent Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi.
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August 26, 2015

Ing Reflects on Woman’s Equality Day and How Hawaiʻi Has Fared

Rep. Ing Reflects on Woman's Equality Day and How Hawaiʻi Has Fared: "As we celebrate this year’s Women’s Equality Day in Hawaiʻi, let’s commemorate the progress that has been made through the Women’s Suffrage Movement and leaders like Congresswoman Patsy T. Mink. But let’s recognize all the work we can do, as women and men together, through policy and at home, to make Hawaiʻi an even more inviting place of equality and aloha. Happy Women’s Equality Day."
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August 06, 2015

Not Your Grandma’s High School: $3 Million Released for Kīhei High

Groundbreaking will take place in September 2015, with the remaining $27 million in initial funds to be used after groundwork has been laid. "I'm really excited that this will be the first Net Zero high school in the entire state," said Rep. Ing. "It sets an example for what high schools should look like in the future. This is not your grandma's high school," he said.
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June 30, 2015

VIDEO: Bill Mandating Native Hawaiian Rights Training Signed into Law

Governor David Ige signed a bill into law this morning that makes it mandatory for certain state councils, boards and commissions to attend a course on Native Hawaiian customs and rights to be administered by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
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February 12, 2015

Ing Introduces Bill to Prohibit Officers from Drinking While Carrying Firearms

The proposed measure came as a result of a an incident involving Christopher Deedy on Nov. 5, 2011, in which the US State Department special agent fatally shot Kollin Elderts in a struggle at the Kuhio Avenue McDonald's on Oʻahu.
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November 13, 2014

Souki Maintains Role as House Speaker, Maui Reps Chair Committees

Rep. Souki maintains his role as House Speaker, while all Maui Representatives have roles as either chair or vice chair of various committees.
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June 30, 2014

Governor to Sign Same-Day Voter Registration Bill into Law

The new law is designed to reform elections in Hawaiʻi by allowing voter registration at early-voting locations in 2016, and at all Election Day polling sites in 2018.
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April 30, 2014

Hawaiʻi Approves Same-Day Voter Registration

Hawaiʻi voters will soon have the opportunity to register to vote at early voting sites and polling places, under a measure that gained final passage in the Hawaiʻi Legislature.
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April 24, 2014

Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Heads to Final Conference

House Bill 2590 would allow voter registration at absentee polling places beginning in 2016; and late voter registration, including on election day, beginning in 2018.
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March 12, 2014

House Budget Includes $72.6M for Kīhei-Upcountry Highway

An estimated $72.6 million of matching state and federal grants for a Kīhei-Upcountry Highway are included in the 2014 supplemental budget that was advanced by the state House of Representatives.
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February 19, 2014

Ing’s Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Considered

Representative Kaniela Ing of Maui, who introduced the bill noted that Hawaiʻi has the lowest voter turnout in the nation. He said this challenge could jeopardize the effectiveness of Hawaiʻi's democratic process.
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February 05, 2014

Maui Cleanup Nets 14,000 Cigarette Butts in Two Hours

The effort was aimed at reducing the amount of second-hand smoke and toxic litter on Maui's beaches, and included cleanup efforts at Hāna Bay, Baldwin Beach, Kahului Harbor, Waiehu, Olowalu, Hanakaʻōʻō Beach and Sugar Beach.
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January 22, 2014

Maui’s Ing Introduces Ban on Smoking at Public Beaches

Ing says that at a recent beach cleanup on Maui, volunteers picked up more than 14,000 cigarette butts from the beach in just two hours.
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September 05, 2013

Ing to Host Lawmakers Listen Community Meeting TONIGHT

The Lawmakers Listen event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, at the Kīhei Charter School stage room, located in the Līpoa Center in the old Hapa's location near First Hawaiian Bank on East Līpoa Street.
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