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State lawmakers tackle plastic bag reduction

State lawmakers tackle plastic bag reduction

MEDIA RELEASE State lawmakers this session are once again considering legislation aimed at reducing the amount of plastic bags used in Hawaii stores. One bill would implement a total ban of single-use plastic bags in certain businesses, while the other two would require a small fee, paid by customers, for each single-use plastic checkout bag. […]

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Hamakua Community Resource Fair Sunday (March 21)

Representative Mark Nakashima and Senator Dwight Takamine are pleased to invite the public to the Hamakua Community Resource Fair on March 21, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Honokaa County Gym.

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House approves $204M for Big Island projects

House approves $204M for Big Island projects

MEDIA RELEASE The House of Representatives has passed the House draft of the state budget bill including over $204,071,000 in capital improvement projects (CIP) for the Big Island for fiscal year 2010-2011. When combined with the $225,267,000 in CIP funds approved in fiscal year 2009-2010, the first year of the biennium, the total amount for […]

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Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

Hilo legislators to host community meetings (Feb. 22-25)

Senators Russell Kokubun and Dwight Takamine, and Representatives Jerry Chang, Clift Tsuji and Faye Hanohano will be hosting a mid-session community meeting in Hilo to provide residents an opportunity to share their concerns about legislation in progress and community issues.

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Representative Mark Nakashima and Senator Dwight Takamine announced today that they will hold Community and Senior Club meetings prior to the convening of the 2010 Legislature on January 20, 2010.

Legislators hold community meetings on Big Island

Representative Mark Nakashima and Senator Dwight Takamine announced today that they will hold Community and Senior Club meetings prior to the convening of the 2010 Legislature on January 20, 2010.

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Isle lawmakers: Delaying the Fair Elections law is wise

Isle lawmakers: Delaying the Fair Elections law is wise

Big Island lawmakers have issued an opinion concerning the Fair Elections law, which was reprinted on hawaiihouseblog.blogspot.com/ The opinion was submitted by: Rep. Mark Nakashima (District 1 – North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, South Hilo) Rep. Jerry Chang (District 2 –South Hilo, Waiakea Kai, Kaumana, Keaukaha) Rep. Clift Tsuji (District 3 – South Hilo, Panaewa, Puna, […]

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Big Island legislators, committee appointments, contact information

Big Island legislators, committee appointments, contact information

Senate committee appointments for Big Island senators 2009-2010   Russell Kokubun (senkokubun@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-6760; toll free 974-4000 + 66760): Senate Vice President; Energy and Environment; Higher Education; Water, Land, Agriculture, and Hawaiian Affairs; Ways and Means. Josh Green (sengreen@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-9385): Vice Chair Health; Commerce and Consumer Protection; Energy and Environment; Human Services.  Dwight Takamine (sentakamine@Capitol.hawaii.gov; 586-7335): […]

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Legislative pre-session meetings on Big Isle

MEDIA RELEASE A schedule of pre-session community meetings on the Big Island with Sen. Dwight Takamine and Rep. Mark Nakashima has been announced. Both lawmakers invite Big Island residents to share their concerns about important issues and discuss key legislation being introduced this year. Here’s what the schedule looks like: Jan. 5 — Kohala, Kohala […]

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