Grand central station for Hawaiʻi legislative action alerts

Below is a ramshackle sort of list of various Hawaiʻi advocacy organizations that focus on various subject matter – all of which is important. I threw this list together today and will keep updating and refining it in the days and weeks ahead.

If your organization is missing and you would like it added or the below information updated or corrected – just lmk!

If you are new to the legislative testimony game -Learn more about how to submit testimony and engage the legislative process by visiting Legislative Reference Bureau Engagement 101!

To stay informed on legislation that supports local agriculture and moves Hawaiʻi toward a just & fair food system, visit HAPA’s legislative section and sign up for action alerts.

For Publicly Funded Elections sign up at Our Hawaii

For general land use and environment issues sign up for Thousand Friends of Hawaiʻi 2023 Legislative Session emailing list at 

The central place for the Foley Reform Commission initiatives is Civil Beat “Let The Sunshine In” pages that include a bill tracker and other good info.

Sign up for Hawaiʻi Sierra Club action alerts for issues pertaining to environmental protection, land use, and climate change.

For action alerts on issues pertaining to Tax Fairness – Wages & Labor or go to Hawaiʻi Appleseed for general information.

To stay abreast of The Green Amendment sign up with:

To support charging tourists a Green Fee (which is totally separate from The Green Amendment) sign up with

For Children and Family, issues go to HCAN

About garyhooser

This blog represents my thoughts as an individual person and does not represent the official position of any organization I may be affiliated with. I presently serve as volunteer President of the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.) I am the former Vice-Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii. In another past life, I was an elected member of the Kauai County Council, a Hawaii State Senator, and Majority Leader, and the Director of Environmental Quality Control for the State of Hawaii - in an even earlier incarnation I was an entrepreneur and small business owner. Yes, I am one of the luckiest guys on the planet. Please visit my website AND sign up for my newsletter (unlike any email newsletter you have ever gotten, of that I am sure) - “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We’re afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We will fall!” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew. - Christopher Logue (b.1926)
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