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Ing Reflects on Woman's Equality Day and How Hawaiʻi Has Fared
Ing Reflects on Woman’s Equality Day and How Hawaiʻi Has Fared
August 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui Discussion
 

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.”


Not Your Grandma's High School: $3 Million Released for Kīhei High
Not Your Grandma’s High School: $3 Million Released for Kīhei High
August 6th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (55) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


VIDEO: Bill Mandating Native Hawaiian Rights Training Signed into Law
VIDEO: Bill Mandating Native Hawaiian Rights Training Signed into Law
June 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (12) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


Ing Introduces Bill to Prohibit Officers from Drinking While Carrying Firearms
Ing Introduces Bill to Prohibit Officers from Drinking While Carrying Firearms
February 12th, 2015 · 5 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (63) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


Souki Maintains Role as House Speaker, Maui Reps Chair Committees
Souki Maintains Role as House Speaker, Maui Reps Chair Committees
November 13th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Business, Maui News
 

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


Governor to Sign Same-Day Voter Registration Bill into Law
Governor to Sign Same-Day Voter Registration Bill into Law
June 30th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (5) · Maui News
 

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.


Hawaiʻi Approves Same-Day Voter Registration
Hawaiʻi Approves Same-Day Voter Registration
April 30th, 2014 · Comments Off on Hawaiʻi Approves Same-Day Voter Registration · Comments Via Facebook (3) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

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.


Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Heads to Final Conference
Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Heads to Final Conference
April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off on Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Heads to Final Conference · Comments Via Facebook (1) · Maui Election, Maui News
 

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.


House Budget Includes $72.6M for Kīhei-Upcountry Highway
House Budget Includes $72.6M for Kīhei-Upcountry Highway
March 12th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Comments Via Facebook (46) · Featured, Maui News
 

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.


Ing's Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Considered
Ing’s Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Considered
February 19th, 2014 · Comments Off on Ing’s Same-Day Voter Registration Bill Considered · Comments Via Facebook (0) · Maui News
 

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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