The popular "We the Powerful" legislative workshops, free to the public, will be on the Big Island from December 10 - December 16. The workshops are conducted by the legislature's Public Access Room, a non-partisan office devoted to assist residents as they engage in the legislative process.
Here is the schedule for the island of Hawaii:
Thursday, December 10
Honokaa Public Library
Monday, December 14
Naalehu School Cafeteria
Tuesday, December 15
Hilo Public Library
Wednesday, December 16
Kailua-Kona Liquor Control Conference Room
Here's what you can expect to learn:
*Easy ways to add your voice and ideas to the process that determines State laws.
*Overview of the people at the Capitol, what they do there, and how and when lawmaking takes place.
*Handy tips for finding the information you need.
*Assistance in writing and delivering effective testimony - at the Capitol or from your home.