The two House committees that started hearing public testimony at 10:00 a.m. Thursday ended their third day after 14.5 hours. The joint committee has been in this phase of the process for around 42 hours so far and will coninute on Monday at 11:00 a.m.
5,181 people signed up to testify by the end of the registration period and the House committees have stated they are committted to allow all of them to speak for 2 minutes.
House Judiciary chair Rep. Karl Rhoads announced at the end of Saturday's hearing that the committees will continue on Monday at 11:00 a.m.
The committees will be taking Sunday off.
House Finance chair Rep. Sylvia Luke stated on Friday that they will allow people whose numbers have passed to testify after they run through the 5,181 registered speakers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, the Senate passed SB1 with a 20-4 vote.
KHON2 is live streaming the House joint committee hearing. Click HERE to watch the hearing starting at 11:00 a.m. Monday morning.
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The first runner to cross the finish line of the 2013 Honolulu Marathon was Gilbert Chepkwony who finished in 2:18:47.
Dry weather conditions made for a great day as thousands of runners participated in the 41st Annual Honolulu Marathon. Those who ran inspired others to participate next year-- while those who cheered from the sidelines helped motivate them to keep running.
It's the holiday season and that means parties, fun and for some, drinking. However, police are on the lookout for drunk drivers. One family offered a reminder on Sunday, why it's important to not drink and drive.