It’s amazing, I know, but there’s actually been some good news to come out of the state Legislature regarding sexual harassment. The Speaker Emeritus Joe Souki investigation, and his subsequent resignation, has somehow prompted the state House of Representatives to make a concrete change in how they handle sexual harassment complaints in the future. “House Speaker Scott K. … [Read more...] about Hawai`i House of Representatives forms Working Group on Harassment
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1. On April 20, Hawaii News Now reported that someone had created a fake Facebook profile of a Maui legislator and scammed at least one of the legislator’s friends out of $500. Who is the Maui legislator? A. Sen. J. Kalani English B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Kaniela Ing E. Rep. Justin Woodson 2. Two Maui legislators were among the introducers of HB … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Which Maui legislator had to deal with a fake Facebook profile?
1. On Mar. 15, which Maui legislator introduced two resolutions to create regional task forces on cesspools? A. Sen. Gil Keith-Agaran B. Sen. Roz Baker C. Rep. Angus McKelvey D. Rep. Justin Woodson E. Rep. Kyle Yamashita 2. Last year, the County of Maui’s share of the state’s Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT) was $23.5 million–barely over the $22 million the county was … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: Do you know when UH Maui College will go 100 percent solar?
1. On Mar. 1, The Maui News reported that authorities were investigating an anonymous threat scrawled on a restroom wall at a Maui school. At which school did this happen? A. Maui High School B. Baldwin High School C. Iao Intermediate School D. Maui Waena Intermediate School E. Wailuku Elementary School 2. The beloved Maui musician Richard Ho‘opi‘i died in the early … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the late Richard Ho`opi`i’s early career?
1. On Feb. 8, the Reason Foundation published a ranking of all 50 states’ highway systems. The ranking analysis touches on highway spending, bridge conditions, traffic fatalities, etc. North Dakota ranked first–where did Hawaii fall in the ranking? A. 7th B. 17th C. 27th D. 37th E. 47th 2. On Feb. 7, Democrat Tiare Lawrence announced that she would once again run in the … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Maui candidate Tiare Lawrence’s 2016 campaign?