#1 Shall the constitutional right to a jury trial in civil cases, now limited to those cases where the value in controversy exceeds $1,000, be amended to preserve that right in civil cases where the value in controversy exceeds $5,000?
#2 Shall the qualifications for voting in the State of Hawaii be changed to eliminate the one-year residency requirement which has been found unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court?
#3 Shall a candidate for a seat in the legislature who is unopposed after the primary election be deemed elected to that seat at the primary election with the term of office of the member elected at a primary election beginning on the date of the general election, and shall the language specifying the method by which senators elected after reapportionment are assigned to two- or four-year terms when reapportionment establishes multi-member districts be conformed to such an election method?
#4 Shall the State of Hawaii assert and reserve its rights and interest in its exclusive economic zone for the purpose of exploring, exploiting, conserving and managing natural resources, both living and non-living, of the seabed and subsoil, and superadjacent waters.
#5 Shall the age qualification for voting in the State of Hawaii be changed to include not only those who shall have attained the age of eighteen years on or before the date of the election, but also those who shall have attained the age of eighteen years on or before December 31 of the year in which the election is held?
#6 Shall there be one public high student selected by the Hawaii State Student Council to serve as a non-voting member on the board of education?
#7 Shall the requirements of minimum representation among basic island units be removed and the basis for reapportionment be changed from a registered voter base to a population base?
The LWV/Hawaii strongly urges a YES vote on proposed amendments #7 and #2. The League has no positions allowing us to support or oppose the other five proposals.