Room 401

415 So Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 587-0478 phone

M-F 7:45a - 6p
M-F 8a - 4:30p


From the Neighbor Islands,
dial toll free:
974-4000 Hawai`i
984-2400 Maui
274-3141 Kaua`i
followed by the extension:
Ext. 7-0478 office

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Online Documents

Download excerpts from, A Participant's Guide to Hawaii State Legislative Process:

How to Receive Hearing Notices by E-mail
(pdf, 40kB)

How To Enjoy A Public Hearing
(pdf, 65kB)

Using Hawai`i's Freedom of Information Law
a general introduction for the public interested in knowing how to access state or city/county records. PDF (2.3MB). By Beverly Ann Deepe Keever.

How A Bill Becomes Law In Hawai`i PDF

A Citizen's Guide To Participation In The Legislative Process
prepared by the House Majority Staff Office State House of Representatives, with contributions from the Senate Majority Office, State Senate.

Guide To Government In Hawai`i, 14th Edition, September 2013 PDF (2.2MB)
discusses state and county departments and their organization and the agencies of the federal government having offices in Hawaii. LRB.

Legislators' Handbook
provides a convenient and comprehensive reference of the basic information relating to the legislative process. LRB.

Hawai`i Legislative Drafting Manual PDF

How To Research Constitutional, Legislative, And Statutory History In Hawai`i PDF

Directory Of State, County And Federal Officials In Hawai`i


U.S. Constitution

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