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[Hawaii] Maui County Council approves tobacco ban bill

A bill to ban tobacco use at Maui's county parks and beaches passed its second and final reading Tuesday in the Maui County Council. Bill 24 gained approval with an 8-0 vote on Earth Day after the lawmakers received more than 400 letters of testimony si
KITV Ch. 4 (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:08
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[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: Ban smoking at all UH campuses ($$)

A few years ago, it looked as if the University of Hawaii also would be at the forefront of this laudable national movement, which protects nonsmokers from lethal second-hand smoke and the social pressure to take up the addictive, deadly and expensive ha
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Feb 21, 2014 14:49
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[Hawaii] Opponents plan to exploit loophole in park smoking ban ($$)

Some people opposed to a smoking ban at city-operated beaches and parks say a bill approved by the City Council this week has a loophole that allows them to light up in state waters along the shoreline.
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 23, 2013 19:13
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[Hawaii] VIDEO: Smoking ban in effect for all Oahu parks, beaches, bus stops

Come Jan. 1, cigarette smokers could be fined if caught lighting up at any city beach, park, and or bus stop. Residents and visitors who smoke at these places will have to find somewhere else to light up.
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Jul 23, 2013 19:07
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[Hawaii] VIDEO: Bill aims to expand smoking ban to all Oahu beaches, parks

bad wording says the ban can only be enforced on the sandy area at Ala Moana Park. “Being that we have to go back and fix that part of the policy anyway, I feel that now is the time to go ahead and enact a broader policy that will prohibit smoking at all
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 11, 2013 12:51
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[Hawaii] Beach clean up nets thousands of cigarette butts

Volcano Fine Electronic Cigarettes organized the clean up with a fifty-cents per butt incentive. "We are willing to donate up to $10,000". In just two hours, volunteers picked up 11,176 cigarette butts which resulted in a $5,588 donation to the Surfrid
KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Apr 4, 2013 00:58
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[Hawaii] VOLCANO Fine Electronic Cigarettes Partners With the Surfrider Foundation to Rid Oahu Beaches of Ugly, Toxic Cigarette Butt Litter

VOLCANO Fine Electronic Cigarettes is sponsoring a similar cleanup effort at Kakaako Waterfront Beach Park on March 30. The Oahu Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is overseeing the cleanup. More than 100 people are expected to participate.
PR Newswire
added Feb 28, 2013 04:18
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[Hawaii] LAQUIDARA: Ban Smoking On Beaches

Freshman Rep. Kaniela Ing of South Maui has just taken the long-overdue step of introducing House Bill 325, seeking a ban on cigarette smoking on all beaches in the state. If passed, finally those of us who don't want to be forced to inhale the fumes of
Maui (HI) Weekly
added Feb 22, 2013 13:55
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[Hawaii] New Law Would Ban Smoking in Cars with Minors

A bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a minor present will be reintroduced in a special Maui County Council committee meeting on Jan. 5, 2018. Maui is the only county in the state that has not enforced such legislation. Last month
Maui (HI) Now
added Nov 29, 2017 00:42
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Hawaiian island bans smoking in car with kids

A new law is now in effect making it illegal for anyone in a car to smoke while a child is present on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The mayor of Honolulu Kirk Caldwell signed the bill into law October 17, just days after city council unanimously approved
WILX-TV NBC 10 (Lansing, MI)
added Oct 25, 2017 00:08
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