Hold Onto Your Wallet!-Hawaii State Legislature Is In Session


The 24th State Legislature began its 60 working day run Wednesday, January 17, at the State Capitol. The Session is scheduled to adjourn Thursday, May 3.

There were behind the scenes problems even before the session began: a battle over legislative budgets and timing held up the joint House-Senate calendar until a day before the opening.

In the House, three dissident Democrats voted against Speaker Calvin Say