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Grassroot Testimony: SCR 35 & SR 16 (Internet Censorship)

To: Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Technology Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair Senator Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SCR 35 & SR 16 – REQUESTING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE TO EXAMINE WAYS TO

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Techology Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair Senator Sam Slom, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2085 (Relating to Energy)

To: Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair Senator Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2085 — RELATING TO ENERGY Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2840 (Reporting Deaths to State Agencies)

To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark Nakashima, Chair Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2840 — RELATING TO REPORTING DEATHS TO STATE AGENCIES Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: House Committee on Finance Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on

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Hawaii’s Right to Try Bill

The Hawaii Legislature is currently considering HB 1013, a bill that would allow manufacturers of “investigational” drugs and treatments to make such treatments available to eligible terminally ill patients who have given written, informed consent. The bill also manufacturers and doctors from liability under these qualified circumstances. This model legislation,

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Grassroot Comments on DOI Proposed Rule

The Secretary of the Interior has proposed an administrative rule to establish a government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community, dependent on that community creating a polity that satisfies the Department’s requirements for participation. Below are the Grassroot Institute’s comments on the proposed rule. To submit your own comments, go to: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DOI-2015-0005-2438 The

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Grassroot Testimony: SCR 35 & SR 16 (Internet Censorship)

To: Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Technology Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair Senator Sam Slom, Vice Chair   From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: SCR 35 & SR 16 – REQUESTING THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT AND ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE TO EXAMINE WAYS TO

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: Senate Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Techology Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair Senator Sam Slom, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D.   RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2085 (Relating to Energy)

To: Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair Senator Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2085 — RELATING TO ENERGY Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2840 (Reporting Deaths to State Agencies)

To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark Nakashima, Chair Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2840 — RELATING TO REPORTING DEATHS TO STATE AGENCIES Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: House Committee on Finance Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on

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Hawaii’s Right to Try Bill

The Hawaii Legislature is currently considering HB 1013, a bill that would allow manufacturers of “investigational” drugs and treatments to make such treatments available to eligible terminally ill patients who have given written, informed consent. The bill also manufacturers and doctors from liability under these qualified circumstances. This model legislation,

Read More →

Grassroot Comments on DOI Proposed Rule

The Secretary of the Interior has proposed an administrative rule to establish a government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian community, dependent on that community creating a polity that satisfies the Department’s requirements for participation. Below are the Grassroot Institute’s comments on the proposed rule. To submit your own comments, go to: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=DOI-2015-0005-2438 The

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