2015-16 Honolulu Charter Commission

The Law Center participated in the Honolulu Charter Commission by submitting proposals and testimony.



  • Proposal 1 (concerning Sunshine Law applied to Planning Commission)
  • Proposal 23 (conforming Charter provision on public records to State law)
  • Proposal 24 (requiring Sunshine boards to use electronic communications)
  • Proposal 25 (requiring agency cooperation for public records requests)
  • Proposal 26 (eliminating fees for public record requests when disclosure serves the public interest)
  • Proposal 48 (concerning exercise of City powers in sustainable, transparent, and inclusive manner)
  • Proposal 111 (concerning disclosure of police disciplinary records)
  • Proposal 147 (concerning Ethics Commission advisory opinions)