This guide will help you use some basic tools on the Legislature's website, submit testimony, find your way to the Captol's metered parking stalls.
You will need to register with an email account and sign in to use some of the website's resources, such as signing up for hearing notices.
Nearby is a tool that lets you search for your Representative and Senator by entering your street name without the number and type (e.g., Blvd.).
You can search for a bill by its bill number or by words contained in the bill. The search results will provide you with links to bill text and bill status pages, which contain information such as voting history and testimony.
You can also conduct searches for other information.
If you registered an account with the Legislature's website, you can sign up to have hearing notices emailed to you as they become available. You can recieve hearing notices from specific committees or for specific bills.
Hearing notices are also available below the center two rows of buttons.
If you registered an account with the Legislature's website, you can submit testimony by clicking on the top left icon in the center two rows of buttons. From there, you will have to input the bill you want to submit testimony on and then fill out an online form. Further instructions should they be necessary are available on the page. You may also submit testimony in other ways specified on the bill's hearing notice.
Metered parking is available in the Capitol garage, which can be accessed by turning into Miller Street from Punchbowl Street.
If you are driving to the Capitol from Mililani or somewhere else on the west side of Oahu, take the H-1 Eastbound Punchbowl Exit (21B). Drive straight through the intersection and take the second right turn, which will be after a crosswalk. You will reach a ramp going down into the garage, where there will be metered stalls. A machine that will exchange $1 bills for quarters is available.
Metered Parking Rates:
$0.25 per 15 minutes for the first hour
$0.25 per 10 minutes for each additional hour
The gate to the garage may be down after normal business hours, unless there is a hearing going on.