Only a few broadband internet bills remain alive at the Hawaii State Legislature.
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Although a spate of broadband-related bills have been introduced in the state Legislature, only a few have gained traction.
Union opposition keeps public works public: Public-private wastewater partnerships likely dead in Legislature
Faced with new federal regulations and crumbling infrastructure, Hawaii County pinned its hopes on the private sector to help bail it out of a growing wastewater problem.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council has released a revised draft environmental impact statement with a new proposal to reopen West Hawaii’s coastal waters to commercial aquarium fishing.
WAILUKU — Some Maui businesses face tough calls about who should be exempt from universal mask rules as the county pushes for greater compliance during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
HONOLULU — While some Hawaii retail shops move online to avoid the closures that have hit many businesses in the sector since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, others are hoping for a rent relief lifeline from the government.
The county water department plans to trim $459,400 to create its $54.9 million operating budget for the new fiscal year that begins July 1.
At the Legislature, one tax on beverages is dead, while another is on death’s door.
HONOLULU — A bill advanced Tuesday by the Hawaii Senate Judiciary Committee would automatically register to vote eligible U.S. citizens who apply for a driver’s license or state identification card, unless the individual declines to be registered.