Hawaii State Senate 29th Legislative Session

Cannabis Collectives on Trial in Hawaii

Trial Testimony in Support of Michael Ruggles

Halloween 2019, Senator Ruderman appeared on the witness stand in the State v. Michael Doyle Ruggles trial. Others who testified...

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...

PUBLIC ACCESS ROOM TO HOLD BIG ISLAND PRESENTATIONS

PUBLIC ACCESS ROOM TO HOLD BIG ISLAND PRESENTATIONS

The Public Access Room (PAR) will be on Hawaii Island from September 9-13, Maui from Sept 16-19, and Kauai from...

Clearing Lava for Highway 132

Lava Clearing On Highway 132 Begins

According to the County, “the near-term goal is to reestablish access over a temporary road to homes and farms in...

SB1298 Would Apprpriate Funds to Reopen Highway 132

Legislation to Reopen Highway 132 – Kopoho Road in Puna

SB1298 would appropriate funds to the department of transportation for the purpose of reopening Highway 132, also known as Kapoho...

30th Legislative Session

Committee Assignments – We’re off off to a great start! Friends of Russell Ruderman understand that it takes experience, compassion...

Legislature Public Access Room Workshops on Hawaii Island Flyer

Public Access Room Workshops

Hawaii Island Outreach- October 29- November 1, 2018  It’s that time of the year again. PAR is travelling to the...

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...

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Public Information Meeting On Hilo Commercial Helicopter Flights 

For Immediate Release: Aug. 1, 2018 18-0336 HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division (HDOT) will be holding...

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...

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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...

School Workforce Pipeline Project

School Workforce Pipeline Project

Meeting with Hilo Japanese Chamber of Commerce’s Education Committee today. We discussed my proposal for developing a “School Workforce Pipeline...

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...

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

 “Last Friday, on 4/20 or Hemp Day, I mentioned my friend Share Christie, serving several years in Honolulu Federal Detention...

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...

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