Rep rails against the rail: “Bring that sucker down to Middle Street!”

A planned news conference with tourism leaders falls apart as state lawmakers fail to agree on how to fund Honolulu’s $8 billion train.

Aloha Hemp Day at the Capitol

All in the family: Rep. Thielen, Sen. Thielen & Honey Thielen celebrate annual Aloha Hemp Day in April wearing all-natural hemp shirts & a sporty hemp hat. A record number of Legislators donned hemp blouses, shirts & even shirt ties.

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State Lawmakers Want Cost Comparison of Street Level vs Elevated Rail System

For Immediate Release March 10, 2017 Deeply concerned about the escalating costs of the Honolulu rail system, Hawai‘i State Rep. Cynthia Thielen (Kailua-Kaneohe Bay), today joined House Majority Leader Rep. Scott Saiki, Finance Chair Rep. Sylvia Luke, and Judiciary Chair Rep. Scott Nishimoto in introducing HCR103. This Resolution directs the State Auditor to conduct a […]

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Fast Lane to Kailua Schools

On the road again with our annual Legislative Roadshow! So appreciated hearing what students from 6 area schools including Kailua Intermediate (pictured) had to say about many bills including those that regulated drones and Styrofoam containers.

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Bipartisan Effort by Female Lawmakers to Aid Women

The 2017 Women’s Legislative Caucus presented to lawmakers a package of bills that addresses many topics including equal pay; paid maternity and paternity leave; child-care facilities; and domestic violence involving a police officer; and a resolution about work-furlough programs for female offenders. House Bill 671, which I co-sponsored, prohibits wage secrecy and retaliation or discrimination […]

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Do the Wave, Get Energized

MidWeek – March 29, 2017 –

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Rep. Thielen Appointed to National Environmental Committee

January 26, 2017 Hawai‘i House Speaker Joseph Souki has appointed State Representative Cynthia Thielen (Kailua-Kaneohe Bay) to serve on the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee. Appointed for a two-year term, Rep. Thielen will work with bipartisan legislators from across the nation to address State and Federal policies and programs […]

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