May 5, 2017 •
Hawaii Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
The 29th Hawaii Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, May 4.
Prior to adjournment, House members elected Rep. Scott Saiki as Speaker of the House. He replaces Rep. Joseph Souki, who resigned after lawmakers failed to come together to pass certain bills.
Lawmakers passed 233 bills during the 2017 legislative session, including budgets for fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
Pending bills will carry over to the 2018 legislative session.
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