Headlines Tagged with Hawaii — 992 headlines found
The Honolulu City Council voted Wednesday to ban smoking at some beaches on Oahu, including Waikiki and Sandy Beach in Hawaii Kai. The ban, known as Bill 72, was proposed by City Councilman Stanley Chang late last year.
Mar 20, 2013 Pacific Business News - Honolulu
added Mar 21, 2013 13:55
Apartment owners who smoke may be forced to quit. Condos could soon have the power to ban smoking. It's not just in commercial areas, but inside individual units, too.
Jan 31, 2013 KHON2 News (Honolulu, HI)
added Feb 1, 2013 16:18
"Waikiki Beach is a giant ashtray!" So observed a Canadian visitor, whom I met on the beach at Kapiolani Park.
Dec 3, 2012 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Dec 3, 2012 11:44
The state Department of Health and the Department of Education on Monday released findings from a 2011 survey showing a 64 percent reduction of the number of high school students who have smoked in the past 30 days. That figure went from 24.5 percent in
Jun 5, 2012 AP - Associated Press
added Jun 5, 2012 15:20
Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
Mar 20, 2018 West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
The world’s biggest regional trade deal – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – is still within reach despite Australia walking away empty-handed from the latest talks, the federal government says. The trade minister, Andrew Robb, confirmed that a conclusio
Aug 1, 2015 The Guardian (uk)
added Aug 1, 2015 09:25
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. The City Council on Wednesday passed two smoking b
Jul 13, 2013 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 13, 2013 23:52
The Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA), the state agency overseeing the state's 85 public housing properties, has approved administrative rules now under review by Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Then the ban will be carried out, probably sometime after the e
May 9, 2013 Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added May 9, 2013 17:25
State Sen. Rosalyn Baker wants to prohibit tobacco use and possession for people under age 18. She also wants to impose a $3.20 excise tax per net ounce of tobacco.
Feb 6, 2013 AP - Associated Press
added Feb 7, 2013 09:16
But Aquino, chairman of the House Transportation Committee, hasn’t made himself available to Kay and her friends, who want him to hear an anti-smoking measure. “Honestly, it’s very frustrating,” Kay said Tuesday before launching another round of calls a
Mar 22, 2017 Civil Beat (HI)
added Mar 22, 2017 16:54