Hawai‘i lawmakers revive TVR bill

It’s commonly said at the Hawai‘i  Legislature that a bill is never dead until sine die — adjournment of the last day of session.

Still, it’s breathtaking how quickly a measure can be given new life.

Such is the case with House Bill 2078, which was radically amended and unanimously passed Thursday by Donna Mercado Kim’s Senate Tourism Committee; Sens. Gil Kahele and Sam Slom voted with reservations.

Read the whole story at Civil Beat.

• Honolulu Civil Beat is an online news source serving Hawai‘i. Read more at www.civilbeat.com.

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