Not ready yet: Public participation in meetings to continue remotely

Jon Henricks

2021 June 21 - Honolulu Star-Advertiser photo by Jamm Aquino/

A new law setting stricter rules for governmental bodies holding remote meetings, including a requirement to provide a physical location for the public to testify, is supposed to go into effect Saturday, but Gov. David Ige has delayed that part of the new law in an emergency proclamation effective through Feb. 28.