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May 17, 2017

Sen. Baker to Host End of Session Talk Story, May 25

Hawaiʻi Senator Rosalyn Baker hosts a Talk Story Session for the Kīhei community at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, at the Kīhei Charter School campus.
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February 08, 2012

House to Hear Minimum Paid Sick Leave Bill

The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii has issued an alert to its members regarding the upcoming hearing of a bill mandating employers of all sizes to provide minimum paid sick and safe leave.
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August 27, 2010

VIDEO: Angus McKelvey, House District 10 Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

Angus McKelvey, 2010 candidate for State House District 10, Transcript: Introduction: Hi, my name is Representative Angus McKelvey.  It’s been my honor to serve the 10th District which is West Maui, Maalaea, and two streets in North Kihei since 2006.  I was born and raised in Hawaii.  I was actually born in Honolulu, and raised and grew... Read more »
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August 10, 2010

VIDEO: George Fontaine State House Dist 11 Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com

George Fontaine, 2010 candidate for State House District 11, Transcript: Introduction:  Please introduce yourself, give your name, the race you are running for and briefly name the key issues you plan to address in your campaign.  Answer:  My name is George Fontaine and I’m running for District 11 for the state House of Representatives.  I have... Read more »
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July 06, 2010

Decision on fate of Civil Unions in Hawaii due today

Governor Linda Lingle is expected to announce her decision today on the controversial civil unions bill.  The item was among 39 the Governor is considering for potential veto.  If passed, the measure would give same sex couples, the same rights, responsibilities and benefits of legally married couples.  Any bill on the potential veto list can... Read more »
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June 21, 2010

Governor’s potential veto list includes Civil Unions Bill

Governor Linda Lingle today submitted to the State Legislature a list of 39 bills that she is considering for potential vetoes, including the controversial Civil Union Bill (HB444). Reasons given for potential vetos include significant negative impacts on the public, legal or constitutional concerns, potential unintended consequences, and technical flaws in the legislation. Any bill... Read more »
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October 15, 2009

Save Our Schools Pushes For Special Legislative Session To Lift Furlough Fridays

A group of concerned citizens will hold another rally on Maui this Thursday to drum up support for a special legislative session aimed at repealing the state’s furlough Fridays at public schools. The Save Our Schools campaign will be circulating a petition calling for the special session.  Event organizer Liza DeLaRosa Walker called the furloughs... Read more »
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January 21, 2009

HAWAII MARKS OPENING DAY OF 25TH LEGISLATURE

Today is opening day of the 25th Hawaii Legislative Session.  Ceremonies get underway at 10 a.m. in the House and Senate chambers.  Rep. Gilbert S.C. Keith-Agaran, who was appointed by the Governor after the passing of Maui Rep. Bob Nakasone, has been added to the directories, and Rep. Pono Chong has been named Housing (HSG)... Read more »
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January 15, 2009

KEITH-AGARAN APPOINTED TO SERVE OUT HOUSE TERM OF LATE REP. NAKASONE

Governor Linda Lingle named Gil Keith-Agaran at Maui’s newest state Representative.  Keith-Agaran fills the 9th District House seat vacated by the late Representative Bob Nakasone who passed away on December 7th.  The Wailuku Attorney and partner with the law firm Takatani & Agaran, has worked at both the state and county government levels including roles... Read more »
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