Senator Russell Ruderman | Hawaii State legislative issues related to the environment in District 2, Puna and Kau on Hawaii Island.

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

Video: Live at the Legislature

Yesterday I appeared on Live at the Legislature discussing district priorities, climate change, minimum wage increase, and homelessness initiatives.

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

2020 Bills Introduced

Aloha, We thought you might be interested in a list of bills that Senator Ruderman has introduced this Legislative session. ...

Green New Deal in Hawaii

Green New Deal for Hawaii – Citizen Engagement and Advocacy

With the federal government in Washington turning away from taking action on climate change, Hawaii is now challenged to create...

Albizia Workshop

Albizia Trees Process for Controlling Nearby Invasive Species

Hawaii island Senator Russell Ruderman, who represents Puna and Ka’u, says, “So if you live next door to a vacant...

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Halemaumau

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

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park News ReleaseRelease Date: Oct. 25, 2018Contact: Jessica Ferracane/Public Affairs Specialist, jessica_ferracane@nps.gov , 808-985-6018 Hawaii National Park,...

New Temporary Access Road for Residents

New Temporary Access Road for Residents Under Construction

Great news. A new temporary access road under construction will be for residents, and eventually allow access to Pohoiki. The...

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join Senator Ruderman in a Town Hall Meeting in Keaau

Join me for a community Town Hall on Tuesday, October 9th, 6PM at the Kea’au Learning Center. We will be...

Emergency Communications Request for Evacuees

Communication Request

Senator Ruderman submitted a letter to Hawaii County Mayor, Harry Kim requesting communication between Hawaii County Administration and residents in...

Rat Lungworm Support Group Meetings

Please join us for the next Rat Lungworm Support Group meeting on Wednesday, August 8 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the...

Friends of Liliuokalani Gardens

Help the Bamboo Patch Sing

When the bamboo thicket is cleaned, it sings, according to bamboo maven Kenji Kuroshima. Join in the fun with Friends...

Cesspool Exemptions to increase Housing Options

Exemption on Certain Cesspool Connections to Expand Housing Options

More great news! This time regarding Senator Ruderman’s inquiry regarding housing additions on private property from the Dept. of Health....

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

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

Ua Mau ke Ea o ka ʻĀina i ka Pono The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness. Dozens...

Puna Redevelopment Planning

Senator Ruderman Proposes New Puna Community After Eruption

We’re looking for your ideas and support on this proposal. If you’d like to share your idea for improvements, please...

Puna Farmers – Hamakua Acreage Available for Farming

Puna Farmers – Hamakua Acreage Available for Farming

From the Hāmākua Agricultural Cooperative: Farmers from Kapoho/Puna area – we still have acreage available for farming if you are relocating!...

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

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

View Lava and Earthquake Resources For Immediate Release June 7, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Mayor Harry Kim...


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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed today a second supplemental emergency proclamation adding housing...

Puna Evacuation Route Paved - Beach Road

Blessing for Newly Paved Wa’awa’a Road

Beach Road Paved In Case Of Puna Evacuation “Mahalo Pi’ilani Kaawaloa for another great pule, and for telling the story...

Puna Lava Flow and Earthquake Resources

Lava Flow and Earthquake Resources for Puna

Contacts Senator Ruderman’s Facebook page is Updated Regularly with Additional Information – Please Fact-Check any information you read posted online...

Pesticide Bill SB 3095 SD1 HD1 Could Make Hawaii Schools Safer

Saturday April 28th Update from the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action: YOU DID IT!!! All your calls, emails, letters the...

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

SB2648 Testimony Relating to the Public Utilities Commission

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