30th Legislative Session is Underway 

It’s a snap to get involved with the legislative process from the neighbor islands. Go to www.capitol.hawaii.gov and read up on how to use the capitol website. You have the Power to make a difference. Use the contact form on our Get Involved page to let us know you’re interested in helping with a specific topic, bill or event coming up in Puna. –Senator Russell Ruderman

Bernie Sanders speech to the attendees of the Hawaii State Democratic Convention. Mentions Russell!

Ethical Legislative Action

Accomplishing Goals for Puna and Kau
Puna Boat Ramp Funds Released Letter from Governor Ige

Funds Released for Puna Boat Ramp Design Phase

Video screen grab of Senator Ruderman sharing issues important to Kau and Puna

Video: Live at the Legislature

Photo of Queen Liliuokalani Facing Hawaii State Legislature Building on Oahu.

2020 Bills Introduced

Relating to Vaccines - SB 2270

Sufferers of Vaccine Side Effects Rally

Kau and Kona Coffee Farmers

State Lacks Commitment to Agriculture Industry

Cannabis Collectives on Trial in Hawaii

Trial Testimony in Support of Michael Ruggles

Green New Deal in Hawaii

Green New Deal for Hawaii – Citizen Engagement and Advocacy

Albizia Workshop

Albizia Trees Process for Controlling Nearby Invasive Species

PGV Reboot Debate on PBS

Debate on Geothermal Plant in Puna

Long term support and services for Hawaii's elderly.

HAWAII’S ELDERLY – INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Halemaumau

More Lodging, Dining and Camping Scheduled to Reopen in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park

House Bill 2739 Compassion and Choices

Compassion and Choices

New Temporary Access Road for Residents

New Temporary Access Road for Residents Under Construction

Legislature Public Access Room Workshops on Hawaii Island Flyer

Public Access Room Workshops

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Emergency Communications Request for Evacuees

Communication Request

Rat Lungworm Support Group Meetings

Honoring of Officer Kaliloa

Friends of Liliuokalani Gardens

Help the Bamboo Patch Sing

August is Pedestrian Safety Month

August is Pedestrian Safety Month

Cesspool Exemptions to increase Housing Options

Exemption on Certain Cesspool Connections to Expand Housing Options

Keonepoko Elementary

Keonepoko Relocation Funds Released

Hawai’i May Become First State to Ban Neurotoxin, Chlorpyrifos

Hawai’i May Become First State to Ban Neurotoxin, Chlorpyrifos

Puna Redevelopment Planning

Senator Ruderman Proposes New Puna Community After Eruption

Puna Farmers – Hamakua Acreage Available for Farming

Puna Farmers – Hamakua Acreage Available for Farming

Governor Ige releases $12 million to County of Hawaiʻi for disaster response

Governor Ige Releases $12 Million to County of Hawaiʻi for Disaster Response

#gbradlewis

Governor Ige Supplies County with More Housing and Law-enforcement Tools

Puna Evacuation Route Paved - Beach Road

Blessing for Newly Paved Wa’awa’a Road

School Workforce Pipeline Project

School Workforce Pipeline Project

Puna Lava Flow and Earthquake Resources

Lava Flow and Earthquake Resources for Puna

I spoke on the senate floor about my friend, Share Christie:

Pesticide Bill SB 3095 SD1 HD1 Could Make Hawaii Schools Safer

Spring Fundraiser 2018

We’d Like You To Join Us for an Evening Fundraiser at Laniākea

Music Night at the Capitol 2018

Music Night at the Capitol

My comments today on SB2648 Relating to the Public Utilities Commission.

SB2648 Testimony Relating to the Public Utilities Commission

Sea-level Rise Report Accepted by New State Climate Commission

PanaewaMahalo Puna and Kau!

 

You did it, you re-elected Senator Ruderman!