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STATE CAPITOL IS OPEN AND CONTINUES HYBRID ENVIRONMENT

Public is invited to Come and Share their Manaʻo





(Honolulu, Hawaiʻi) – House Speaker Scott K. Saiki is pleased to announce that the Hawaiʻi State Legislature remains open this upcoming legislative session and will continue its hybrid environment.


"With the reopening of the Capitol parking lot and in-person meetings back in session, the State Capitol remains accessible for our residents," said House Speaker Scott K. Saiki.


As the Thirty-Second Legislature convenes on January 18, 2023, the State House of Representatives will continue to implement a hybrid version of both floor sessions and committee meetings. The Legislature is accepting written, videoconference, and in-person testimony at public hearings.


Instructions on visiting the Hawaiʻi State Capitol are as follows:

  • Capitol Hours: Building hours for the State Capitol are 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday.

  • Photo identification is required for entry into the building. All guests will receive an entry wristband upon completing the security checkpoint.

  • Paid Public Parking: As of Tuesday, January 3, 2023, the Capitol parking lot has reopened for paid public parking. Members of the public are kindly reminded to only utilize stalls that are marked for public parking.


"As we enter the new year, we welcome the public back to the Capitol, and encourage residents to exercise their civic kuleana by engaging in the legislative process," said House Vice Speaker Greggor Ilagan.



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