Hawaii Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Hawaii State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
HI HB 1496 2022-05-05 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/5/2022 Allows government vaccine mandates on restaurant patrons during states of emergency
HI HB 2501 HD 1 2022-05-05 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing in LAT Com after passing PAD Com, session ended 5/5/2022 Requires employers to provide paid leave for employees when they are required to stay home after COVID exposure, applies only to fully vaccinated
HI HR 36/HCR 41 2022-05-05 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/5/2022 Requires Health Dept. to conduct a study into the feasibility of allowing minors 16 and up to consent to COVID vaccination without parental consent
HI SB 2198 2022-05-05 OPPOSE Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/5/2022 Requires state health department to track and report COVID-19 vaccination status
HI HB 2295 2022-05-05 SUPPORT Died, failed to be scheduled for a hearing, session ended 5/5/2022 Establishes Parental Bill of Rights, requires schools to inform parents of their right to vaccine exemptions, creates new vaccine exemption
HI HB 1225 2022-05-05 OPPOSE Died, HB 1225 failed to pass committee, session ended 5/5/2022 Mandatory reporting to vaccine registry for all providers and linking registry to health exchange
HI HB 241 2022-05-05 SUPPORT Died, HB 241 failed to move in 2022, session ended 5/5/2022 Prohibits discrimination based on a person's vaccination status

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!