HONOLULU — The state Senate released the 2020 Senate Legislative Program, which prioritizes eight of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
HONOLULU — Lawmakers opened a new session of the state Legislature on Wednesday with vows to address the state’s punishingly high cost of living so families don’t have to abandon the islands for cheaper places.
HONOLULU — Hawaii House and Senate leaders, with the support of Gov. David Ige, on Tuesday unveiled a long list of measures to boost housing, early childhood education and incomes with a particular focus on alleviating the struggles of Hawaii’s working families and poor.
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s Legislature convenes Wednesday at the Hawaii State Capitol.
LIHUE — A senior citizen in Kapaa emailed The Garden Island recently to complain about a county employee who told him not to waste his time trying to get a property tax exemption that could save him over a thousand dollars. Here is the nature of the dispute.
The Kauai County Council is scheduled to meet at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Historic County Building. Tobacco laws and regulations are expected to be discussed, with a resolution set to be introduced by councilmember Felicia Cowden.
LIHUE — Federal legislation that is expected to pass Congress and take effect next year could have a major impact on many Kauai residents.
‘ELE‘ELE — Members of the House Finance Committee toured two project sites on Monday that they hope will benefit from bills they intend to pass during next year’s legislative session.