“This shutdown caused terrible, unnecessary pain for Hawaiʻi families, and we are all relieved that it is nearly over,” said US Senator Brian Schatz.
Kawamoto served in the state Legislature from 1994 to 2004, where he held a leadership role as the chair of the Senate Transportation and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee.
The new law provides the Kahoʻolawe Island Reserve Commission with flexibility to contract with food and fuel vendors in making procurement exemptions permanent.
The new law requires the state to accommodate mooring of native Hawaiian canoes owned or leased by nonprofit entities and used for educational purposes in small boat harbors.
According to a press release issued by the university, Greenwood plans to step down in September saying her decision was “personal, health-related, and family oriented.”
Governor Neil Abercrombie, US Senator Brian Schatz, and State Senator Gil Keith-Agaran will be the featured speakers at the upcoming annual Convention for the Democratic Party of Hawaiʻi on Maui.
Officials say the event provides an opportunity for members of the Maui community to meet members of the Governor’s Cabinet and share information vital to the island.
James Gomes is being appointed to a four year term that is scheduled to take effect on July 1st, pending state Senate confirmation.
Will hiking the minimum wage to $9.25 lead to lay-offs? We look at who wins and who loses in Hawaii under the proposed change.
As federal sequestration measures are scheduled to take affect by midnight, Gov. Neil Abercrombie and state Finance Director Kalbert Young will hold a news conference regarding Hawaii’s response to the automatic nationwide spending reductions.
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