Tag Archive | "hawaii senate majority"

State Capitol Building, Honolulu

Hilo artist’s murals bring warmth to state Capitol

MEDIA RELEASE Beautiful murals depicting different aspects of the Hawaiian culture have brought warmth and life to the walls of a hallway leading to the Senate President’s Office on the fourth floor. The white walls were bare before the artworks were mounted. The original murals, located at the Honolulu International Airport, caught Senate President Donna […]

Read the full story

Posted in Arts and Crafts, EntertainmentComments (0)

'Ask Your Senator' (March 12-16)

‘Ask Your Senator’ (March 12-16)

MEDIA RELEASE Education week at the State Capitol is right around the corner! It is March 12-16. Organized by the state Senate Committee on Education, this interactive week-long celebration honors the achievements and innovative efforts of our local schools, educators, students, and various programs throughout the State, from early childhood to the university system. The […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

Charter School Task Force meets in Honolulu

Charter School Task Force meets in Honolulu

Special to Hawaii 24/7 by Hawaii Senate Majority The Charter School Governance, Accountability, and Authority Task Force (CSGTF) held its first meeting Wednesday, July 20. The Task Force is co-chaired by Senate Education Committee Chair Jill Tokuda and House Education Committee Vice-Chair Della Au Belatti. Representatives from the Legislature, Governor’s office, Board of Education, Department […]

Read the full story

Posted in EducationComments (0)

Pit bull ban bill introduced, not a high priority

The Hawaii Senate Majority has announced a bill that essentially bans pit bulls has been introduced, but has yet to be scheduled for a hearing in the Judiciary Committee.  “Yesterday, a measure was introduced that would make it a misdemeanor to own, possess, or sell pit bulls in the State of Hawaii,” according to the […]

Read the full story

Posted in NewsComments (2)