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SB1171, which would allow construction projects to go forward without full surveys

For information only.  Not a policy of the Democratic Party.

You may be interested in this rally that the Hawaiian community is planning to oppose SB1171, which would allow construction projects to go forward without full surveys (such as the approach used for the H-3 project).  Tuesday April 30, 8:30-12:30, wear red.

Here is a summary of concerns regarding SB1171, the bill that they are trying to pass on Tuesday. The community needs to flip 5 senators to kill the bill:  http://www.oiwi.tv/channels/news/voice-concerns-sb117/

Testimony needed-Protect the Iwi

Oppose SB1171 which allow a project to move forward before a cultural survey is completed.  Starting a project with an incomplete survey will endanger cultural sites because the project may be to far advanced to make necessary changes.  Click here for more details.

Testimony needed – HB903 to reduce non-point source pollution

HB 903 is a dramatic improvement to the state’s polluted runoff .  Click here for details.

Testimony needed PLDC Dirty Dozen Bills to be heard tomorrow in WAM

Submit your Comments to WAM today.  For more information click here.


Action Alert – HB1080

The House Finance Committee is considering whether or not to hear HB1080 which provides for Complete Streets mitigation.  Tell FIN we need safe streets. FIN has till 2/27 to schedule a hearing.


Just published – Our January Newsletter

Our January 13, 2013 newsletter has been published and sent to our members who are on our email list.  If you didnʻt get it, click hear to view it, and sign up to our email mailing list by clicking on … Continue reading