NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
Pursuant to Hawai’i Revised Statutes (“HRS”) chapter 91, notice is hereby given that the Hawai’i State Ethics Commission (“Commission”) will hold a public hearing on proposed amendments to Title 21, Hawai’i Administrative Rules. The proposals address the Commission’s operations & procedures, including its administration and enforcement of the Ethics Code, HRS chapter 84, and the Lobbyists law, HRS chapter 97. The public hearing is scheduled for March 19, 2020, 9:30 a.m., 1001 Bishop St., Suite 960, Honolulu, HI 96813, and livestreamed at the following locations:
Maui: Maui Research and Technology Center
590 Lipoa Parkway #119, Kihei, HI 96753
Kauai: Kauai Community College, OSC Room 204
3-1901 Kaumualii Highway, Lihue, HI 96766
Hawai‘i Island: Natural Energy Lab of Hawai’i, Oceanview Room
73-987 Makako Bay Dr, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to submit data, views, or arguments, orally or in writing, on the proposed rules at the public hearing at any of the locations listed above. Persons wishing to submit written testimony may do so by emailing testimony to firstname.lastname@example.org, mailing/delivering to 1001 Bishop St. #970, Honolulu, HI 96813, or faxing to 808-587-0470. Written testimony must be received by 12:00 p.m. 03/18/20; alternatively, testimony may be submitted at the public hearing in Honolulu (please bring six copies). Decision-making on the proposed rules will take place at the conclusion of the public hearing or at a properly noticed Commission meeting.
The proposed rules may be viewed free of charge at ethics.hawaii.gov, or at 1001 Bishop St., #970, Honolulu, HI 96813 (7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F, excluding holidays). A copy of the proposed rules will be mailed upon request to any interested person (fees for copying/postage apply). Requests may be made by e-mail, mail, or fax as listed above, or by phone (808-587-0460).
Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy. If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Commission’s staff by phone, fax, email, or mail as listed above.