Hawaii State Capitol

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Political prisoners in Hawaii; Hanapepe Massacre; Kahuku Wind Farm Violation; State Capitol Tapestry

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Capitol Time Capsule; Alternatives to Statehood; Caldwell Weights Gubernatorial Run; Update on State’s Ocean Resources Management Plan

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Leaders in the Hawaii Legislature are discussing whether or not to call a special legislative session for the purpose of overriding executive vetoes by Gov. David Ige.

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Hawaii’s coffee farmers have failed again to gain additional protections for their crop. It is a recurring issue during each year’s legislative session, which has consistently failed to gain traction.

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State lawmakers are scheduled to wrap up their 2019 session in less than three weeks. Friday marked a critical deadline for any bills that are still alive, a process called Second Crossover. 

Hawai'i State Capitol Celebrates 50th Birthday

Mar 15, 2019
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Did you know the Hawaiʻi State Capitol that opened 50 years ago was once considered for Windward Oʻahu? Or that one idea for the building in downtown Honolulu called for it to be nine stories tall? That surprising history is part of the rediscovery underway marking the iconic buildingʻs golden 50th.