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Prison rape elimination bill passes conference

Prison rape elimination bill passes conference

MEDIA RELEASE The conference committee members of the House and Senate have passed HB2266 HD1 SD1 CD1 Relating to Corrections. The bill, introduced by Rep. Cindy Evans, will require the Department of Public Safety to address the issue of sexual assault in prisons. “The bill came about from a rape that occurred in Kentucky, where […]

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8th annual Historic Preservation Awareness Day (March 15)

8th annual Historic Preservation Awareness Day (March 15)

MEDIA RELEASE Honolulu Hale, Tantalus Drive, Fort Kamehameha, and Haleiwa Residences are among the unique treasures of Hawaii’s history and heritage. To ensure that later generations will have the opportunity to enjoy these significant sites takes commitment to preservation and promotion. On Monday, March 15, Historic Hawaii Foundation is sponsoring the 8th Annual Historic Preservation […]

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House lawmakers present 14 bills for veterans, military

House lawmakers present 14 bills for veterans, military

MEDIA RELEASE House lawmakers have presented a package of military appreciation bills that have been introduced this 2010 legislative session in the House of Representatives. Rep. Angus McKelvey, chairman of the House Committee on Economic Revitalization, Business and Military Affairs (EBM), was joined by committee member Rep. Cindy Evans and Dennis Egge, chairman of the […]

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Isle legislators outline session priorities

Isle legislators outline session priorities

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor Three of West Hawaii’s state lawmakers have differing ideas about the transient accommodation tax and how much the county should be awarded in this tough economy. Sen. Josh Green and Reps. Cindy Evans and Denny Coffman spoke Tuesday evening at the Kona Town Meeting, outlining their top priorities […]

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State lawmakers at Kona Town Meeting (Jan. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Talk story with Sen. Josh Green, Rep. Cindy Evans, and Rep. Denny Coffman about what the state Legislature should do about teacher furloughs, Hawaii’s serious budget issues, increasing healthcare costs, and more. Bring your questions to the meeting. If you would like the moderator to ask your questions, e-mail your questions to comments@konatownmeeting.org. […]

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Big Island Carbon on Kawaihae agenda

Big Island Carbon on Kawaihae agenda

MEDIA RELEASE The Kawaihae Local Resource Council meets 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Hamakua Macadamia Nut Company.   Rick Vidgen, of Big Island Carbon LLC, will provide community members with an update on the facility construction.   This will be an ‘interactive’ presentation, so wear walking shoes and sun cover and bring water, […]

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West Hawaii lawmakers line up 'talk story' sessions

West Hawaii lawmakers line up ‘talk story’ sessions

Media releases compiled by Karin Stanton/Hawaii247.com Contributing Editor Two public ‘talk story’ meetings are slated next week by three West Hawaii lawmakers to discuss the legislative session. First up is Sen. Josh Green, who will speak noon-2 p.m. Tuesday, May 26 at Kona Community Hospital. Green promised this is just the first in a series […]

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