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Topic - Hawaii Legislature
With first crossover now past, the two chambers of the Hawaii Legislature heaped one another with bills last week - moving about 500 combined on Tuesday alone. The remainder of the session, which hits its midway point Wednesday, will begin with those bills grinding through another round of committee hearings on their way to becoming laws or castaways.
Bills that would provide for mental health care, affordable housing and invasive species research are advancing in the Hawaii legislature.
Big crowds flooded committee hearings last week at the Hawaii legislature to stump for better regulation of solar power and to push against taxes on electronic smoking devices.
With the Hawaii Legislature poised to usher in the legalization of same-sex marriage, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints appears to be shifting its approach from offense to defense.
The push for gay marriage in Hawaii is revving up advocates on both sides as lawmakers prepare for a special session to address the issue next month.
Anna Pililaau lives on some of the priciest beachfront property in Waikiki, overlooking gold-sand Ala Moana Beach and just across the street from Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom.
Hawaii's governor on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have permitted same-sex civil unions, ending weeks of speculation on how she would weigh in on the contentious, emotional debate.