January 12, 2018
December 14, 2017
Common Cause Hawaii welcomes David Miyashiro as a new board member
July 21, 2017
HB 375, CD 1 (Act 214, Session Laws of Hawaii 2017) has been selected by the League of Women Voters and Common Cause Hawaii for their 2017 "Rusty Scalpel" award. The "Rusty Scalpel" award recognizes enactment of a bill whose subject has been substantially amended without opportunity for legislative review as required by the Hawaii Constitution.
April 28, 2017
The League of women Voters of Hawaii and Common Cause Hawaii Disappointed by Fate of Voting By Mail
February 10, 2017
Two Voting By Mail Bills Will Move Forward 2017 SB1066 SB334
January 23, 2017
HONOLULU CIVIL BEAT AND COMMON CAUSE HAWAII TO HOST CIVIL CAFÉ: LEGISLATIVE SESSION—WHAT CAN I DO?
October 31, 2016
Citizen coders create the Hawaii Power Ballot during the Hawaii Annual Code Challenge
October 12, 2016
Common Cause Hawaii Opposes Proposed Honolulu Charter Amendment Question 19
April 22, 2016
Common Cause Hawaii, League of Women Voters, and Office of Elections support Automatic Voter Registration and Vote By Mail reforms (2016).
September 19, 2014
Media advisory by Common Cause Hawaii on the status of a Hawaii People's Pledge.
September 11, 2014
Statement by Common Cause Hawaii on Today’s U.S. Senate Vote on the Democracy for All Amendment, Senate Joint Resolution (S.J. Res) 19
July 1, 2014
Hawaii's House Bill 2590, which was introduced by Maui representative Kaniela Ing, was signed by Governor Neil Abercrombie today. HB2590 establishes voter registration at absentee polling places beginning in 2016, and adds voter registration at precinct polling places on Election Day, beginning in 2018.
April 25, 2014
HB2590 will allow eligible voters to register to vote ten days prior to election day at early walk-in sites by 2016, and will allow for Election Day voter registration at precinct polling places and early walk-in polling places by 2018.
April 2, 2014
Common Cause's statement on the Supreme Court's ruling in McCutcheon v. FEC.
March 10, 2014
About HB2139 HD 1 Relating to Public Agency Meetings (2014) and how it would weaken Hawaii's Sunshine Laws
March 4, 2014
Common Cause Hawaii has been awarded $20,000 from the Piper Fund, to support CCHI’s efforts to conduct public education, advocacy, and outreach to establish Hawaii’s first statewide Clean Elections program.
February 17, 2014
The League of Women Voters of Hawaii and Common Cause Hawaii urge taxpayers to give the Hawaii Election Campaign fund a boost by marking the $3 check-off box ($6 for a joint return) on their individual income tax returns (Form N-11).
February 14, 2014
The House Committee on the Judiciary passed House Bill 2533 which would create a citizen-funding option for state House elections.
January 8, 2014
Voqal Fund, an initiative of Voqal, has awarded Common Cause Hawaii $52,000 to fund Civic*Celerator, a new project that leverages technology to reduce money in politics in Hawaii.
May 2, 2013
Media Advisory about passage of HB1132 – January Disclosure Deadlines for Legislators and HB1147 – Transparency for SuperPACS in Political Advertisements (2013)
March 26, 2013
Common Cause Hawaii announces the appointment of three new board members, Jared Kuroiwa, Nikki Love, and Burt Lum, to fill its vacancies, effective immediately.
March 11, 2013
In light of Sunshine Week – a week dedicated to promoting public access to government information -- the League of Women Voters of Hawaii (LWVHI) and Common Cause Hawaii (CCHI) are releasing their observations of the first half of the 2013 Legislative Session.
January 7, 2013
Common Cause has named Carmille Lim as its new executive director for the Hawaii chapter.