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Membership... Is Every Member's Business
From the President's Desk (Elaine Vik)
In Memory of Dr. Eldon R. Dykes
Your League Takes Action
Finance Drive Is on its Way!
Food for Thought
LWV Calendar of Events - 1968-1969
LWV of Honolulu - Program -- 1968-1969
Unit Officers
New Members
Coming in October
House Will Elect Next President of the U.S.

LWV of Honolulu - Program -- 1968-1969


Electoral College: A study of the Electoral College.

Human Resources: Support of equality of opportunity for education, employment, and housing. Evaluation of means to achieve equality of opportunity for housing and of further measures to combat poverty and discrimination. (As amended by the Convention.)

Foreign Policy: Evaluation of U.S. relations with the People's Republic of China.

Support of U.S. policies to:

  • strengthen the peacekeeping and peacebuilding capacities of the U.N. system.

  • promote world trade and development while maintaining a sound U.S. economy.

Water Resources: Support of national policies and procedures which promote comprehensive long-range planning for conservation and development of water resources and improvement of water quality.

Representative Government:

  • Apportionment: Support of apportionment of both houses of state legislature substantially on population.

  • District of Columbia: Support of self-government and representation in Congress for citizens of the District of Columbia.

Tax Rates and Treaty Making:

  • Opposition to constitutional limitations on tax rates.

  • Opposition to constitutional changes that would limit the existing powers of the Executive and the Congress over foreign relations.


Ethics: Study of ethics in State Government.

Support of a state code of ethics administered by a board of ethics; covering all elected and appointed state officials, consisting of broad principles designed to protect and inform the public and the public servant and to provide fair and equal treatment to all.

Election Laws: Study of Election Laws and Election Laws Administration.

Support of 18-year old voting age; residency requirement six months in state, thirty days in district; a right to vote for military and Federal employees handled like other residents of state; identification of voter at polling place; voter lists be kept current; bipartisan election committee; acquisition of voting machines; no nonpartisan primary ballot; more training for election worker, selection based on qualifications; more time between primary and general elections; later poll closing.

Current emphasis: Campaign Practices.



The City and County of Honolulu: A study of how local government functions.


  • Support of the Charter of the City and County of Honolulu including a strengthened Code of Ethics and more flexible Charter amendment procedures.

  • Support of a well integrated and comprehensive plan for the orderly development of the City and County of Honolulu. (Includes consensus on minimum development in the Diamond Head area with the residential area on the makai side of Diamond Head Road eventually converted to park use.)

  • Support of measures to insure a City end County jail which meets the standards of a modern correctional institution and will provide for adequate security, segregation and rehabilitation.

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