How Things Work at the State Capitol: Learn to Add Your Voice!

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Honolulu, HI

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Pick up tips and tools to help you add your voice to Hawaii's lawmaking process at the Public Access Room (PAR)'s free workshop, offered at numerous locations on Oahu this December.

The workshop/presentation “Your Voice!” is about an hour in length, and covers the Legislature and how to effectively participate in the legislative process. Topics covered by the workshop include:

  • Tips and techniques on effective lobbying, testimony, and communicating with Senators and Representatives
  • Understanding the legislative process, deadlines, and power dynamics
  • Easy to use tools available on the Legislature’s website
  • Helpful handouts, guides, and resources

The flexible nature of the workshop provides a useful start for newcomers, as well as new information and inspiration for veterans of the legislative process.


Mon, Dec 4, Wahiawa District Park

Arts and Crafts Room

1139-A Kilani Avenue

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Tue, Dec 5, Waialua Elementary School


67-020 Waialua Beach Road

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.


Wed, Dec 6, Windward Community College

Hale Kuhina 106

45-720 Kea’ahala Road

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Thu, Dec 7, Waimanalo Public Library

Meeting Room

41-1320 Kalanianaole Highway

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Tue, Dec 12, Kapolei High School

Teacher’s Lounge (by cafeteria)

91-5007 Kapolei Parkway

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Honolulu

Thu, Dec 14, State Capitol

Conference Room 329

415 S. Beretania Street

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.


Sat, Dec 16, Waianae Public Library

Community Room

85-625 Farrington Highway

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Hawaii Kai

Mon, Dec 18, Hawaii Kai Library

Meeting Room

249 Lunalilo Home Road

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

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