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Posted on Jun 30, 2019 in Proclamations

No daytime roadwork is scheduled on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day, unless permitted. OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF JUNE 29 – JULY 5   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HALAWA ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Neal Miyahira as director of the Department of Budget and Finance. Miyahira is currently the administrator of the Budget, Program Planning and Management Division at Budget and Finance. He has also served as director of finance and deputy director of finance during his 20 years at the department. ...
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RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE. Establishes the Hawaii State Energy Office and Chief Energy Officer position in Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism (DBEDT). Repeals Director of DBEDT’s function as Energy Resources Coordinator and Renewable Energy Facilitator. Transfers Coordinator, Facilitator, and existing DBEDT energy office employees and functions to the Office. Amends ...
Read More ACT 122, HB852 HD1 SD1 CD1, JUNE 21, 2019

RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE. Appropriates funds for burial grants for qualifying Filipino-American World War II veterans to provide funeral and burial services and transportation of their remains to the Philippines, subject to certain conditions. (CD1)

ACT 120, HB169 HD1 SD2, 6/21/2019

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in 2019 Acts

RELATING TO THE STATE ETHICS CODE. Clarifies provisions of the State Ethics Code regarding gift disclosure statements, retention of financial disclosure statements, transcripts from contested case hearings, and ethics training. (SD2)

RELATING TO ETHICS. Clarifies application of the fair treatment and conflict of interest laws with respect to legislators and task force members. (HB170 CD1)

ACT 118, HB356 HD1 SD1, 6/21/2019

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in 2019 Acts

RELATING TO CLAIMS AGAINST THE STATE. Increases the Comptroller’s settlement authority for tort and automobile claims to $25,000. (SD1)

ACT 117, HB507 HD1 SD1, 6/21/2019

Posted on Jun 28, 2019 in 2019 Acts

RELATING TO SEARCH WARRANTS. Authorizes a judge or magistrate to approve a search warrant based on sworn oral statements or electronic communications. Effective 1/1/2020. (SD1)

RELATING TO EDUCATION. Provides that a public school shall not be required by the Department of Education to expend its own school funds to maintain any geographically disadvantageous land on or adjacent to its property. Appropriates funds for teacher stipends for the Grow Our Own Teachers Initiative. Appropriates funds for the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board. ...
Read More ACT 116, HB1070 HD1 SD1 CD1, 6/21/2019

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