LRB reports by publication date, reverse chronological list, linked to online documents when available.
Subject Index to LRB Publications(1944 - current)
LRB reports index cross referenced by subject, linked to online documents for easy download. (updated 09/24/2014)
Studies by Session Year
Research studies requested by the Legislature during session. Access to reports in
pdf; requesting legislation citations; Bureau publication report numbers
and titles; and fact sheets.
The Bureau's Systems Office publishes yearly compilations of history
and status of bills and resolutions. Lists of measures for each
legislative session include: Crossover Bills; Bills Passed, Resolutions adopted;
and Acts and
Admin Rules Directory and Table of Statutory Sections Implemented
The Table is a
new table of statutory sections implemented of the Hawaii Administrative Rules
Directory. It replaces all prior versions of this table whether
published separately from or in conjunction with the Hawaii Administrative Rules
The purpose of this table is to enable users to tell at a glance whether state agencies have
adopted rules that purport to implement or interpret statutory sections. On any given
page of the table, the rule sections in the right hand column (those containing three sets of
numbers) are the rules that the adopting agency or agencies claim either implement or
interpret the corresponding statutory sections listed in the left hand column.
Manuals and Handbooks
The Bureau's series of handbooks are intended to provide a convenient
and comprehensive reference for legislators, legislative staff and the
public of the basic information relating to the legislative process.
Publications include: legislative and administrative rules drafting manuals; research tools; and a directory of officials in Hawaii.
The Library publishes the two-volume,
Directory and Guide
to Government in Hawaii and several lists compiled from their
library catalog, CARD. Lists such as Agency Reports to the
Legislature and Selected Recent Acquisitions are also
published as rss feeds.
Research briefs intended to provide basic background information relating
to state government in areas that may include difficult, complex
constitutional, legal and legislative concepts.
Hawaii Constitutional Convention Studies 1978
The Hawaii Constitutional Studies 1978 were undertaken at the direction
of the legislature and are an attempt to present in understandable form
many of the possible issues and the arguments on both sides of such
issues that the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1978 may
wish to consider.
The Hawai`i Legislative Reference Bureau makes its publications
available on the Internet as a public service, and reliance on
information published on this site is done at the user's own risk.
Neither the State of Hawai`i nor any agency, officer or employee of the
State of Hawai`i guarantees the accuracy, reliability, completeness or
timeliness of LRB reports and studies published on this site, and may
not be held liable for any losses caused by any person's or entity's
reliance on the information available here.