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President's Message (Jean Aoki)
Bonnie Campbell Keynotes Violence Against Women Forum
State League Convention
Should We Mandate Expenditure Limits? (Robert Y. Watada)
Making Democracy Work
Open Government Coalition (Eve S. Anderson)
E-mail v. Public Officials and the Sunshine Law
United Nations DPI/NGO Conference
Voting Requirements for a Constitutional Convention
Local League News - Hawaii County
Local League News - Honolulu
Local League News - Kauai
State Board Action
Get the Lowdown on the Legislature (Richard Borreca)
LWV of Kauai Wins Award
Fourth Annual Violence Against Women Luncheon Forum
Council '97

Local League News - Honolulu

Violence Prevention. Court monitoring continues in Honolulu on violence prevention. Monitoring is for newly set up jury trials to catch up with backlog of cases.

Campaign Finance. Honolulu League became a member of a coalition of community organizations working toward campaign finance reform. This is part of League's "Making Democracy Work" project.

Gambling Study. The gambling study was compiled and mailed out. Return of the questionnaire was requested before August 2, when there will be a consensus membership meeting in the Honolulu office.

Developer Fees. The Planning & Zoning chair just recently (7/16) testified at the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) opposing the proposed waiver and reduction of housing and development fees for One Archer Lane project. The authority rejected the developer's request for a 3.7 million dollar reduction 6-1.

Student Voter Registration. The Voter Service chair is working with the University of Hawaii Student Senate to do a pro bono vote count in return for their organizing a student forum to register students and have a discussion on the important issues facing the electorate.

Web Page. Honolulu is working toward setting up a Web page-details of cost and procedures are being reviewed.

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