Start the new year–and legislative season–off right by getting involved in government.
Kanu Hawaii launches a series of free workshops at the Capitol to help explain the political process and roles citizens can play. The first workshop is on early education, with Sen. Jill Tokuda and Rep. Roy Takumi as guest panelists.
DOE visits leg
The House and Senate education committees will host a briefing by the Dept. of Ed. Topics will include Hawaii’s Race to the Top grant, student performance and educator evaluation.
The City Council holds its first full meeting next Wed (committee meetings start this week, including budget on Jan. 23 and transportation on Jan. 24). The agenda for the full meeting will be online starting Fri., Jan. 25.
Hear what the priorities will be this session for your women legislators at a breakfast hosted by the YWCA of Oahu and the Organization of Women Leaders; $25 for members and $30 for non-members.