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Thursday, October 22, 2020
Aloha and Mahalo from Rep Cynthia Thielen
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:28 PM :: 608 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...I am retiring from the Hawaii House of Representatives on November 3, 2020, after 30 wonderful and fulfilling years....

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Green 'Fired' from State COVID Response in Dispute Over Mass Testing
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:57 PM :: 3327 Views :: COVID-19

...Green Ouster Related to COVID-19 screening of Senators?....

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Thursday, January 30, 2020
Bills Would Extend Statute of Limitations for Child Molestation
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:49 AM :: 1040 Views :: Law Enforcement

...HB2177 will be heard by the House Judiciary Committee on January 30 at 2:45 pm in Capitol Conference Room 325....

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020
HB2680: Involuntary Hospitalization for Mentally Ill
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:14 PM :: 1453 Views :: Health Care, Law Enforcement

...HB2680 will be heard on Wednesday, February 5 at 9 am in Capitol Conference Room 325....

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Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Rep Cynthia Thielen will not run for Reelection
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:05 AM :: 2072 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"...I thank all of you for 30 wonderful years...."

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Kailua Crash Kills 3: Case, Thielen ask FAA to Ground Helicopters
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:39 AM :: 2881 Views :: Congressional Delegation, Tourism

...three helicopter crashes since October....

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Friday, March 1, 2019
HCR31: Remove Oxy Dealer's Name from Smithsonian
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:20 PM :: 1909 Views :: Drugs

...The Sackler family is held largely responsible for our current opioid epidemic – the No. 1 killer in our nation....

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HB18: No Statute of Limitations for Sexual Abuse of Children
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:24 PM :: 3280 Views :: Family, Law Enforcement

...House Bill 18, which passed the House Judiciary Committee last week, aims to repeal statutory limitations on the time that a childhood sexual-abuse survivor can seek justice against an adult perpetrator through civil action....

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Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Rep Thielen: Power, Drugs and Imminent Danger Top Concerns
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:07 PM :: 4305 Views :: Military, Republican Party, Drugs

...Rep. Cynthia Thielen's bills this Legislative session....

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Thursday, January 24, 2019
HB939: State Ag Bill Restricts Hemp Growers More Than Feds Do
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 12:40 AM :: 3125 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...The Hawaii DOA lists the following erroneous justification for HB939: "Given the nature of hemp as a Schedule 1 Controlled Substance . . .."   However, as of Dec. 20, 2018, hemp was removed from that list....

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Friday, December 21, 2018
Trump Signs Farm Bill Legalizing Hemp
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:22 AM :: 5516 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...Representative Cynthia Thielen (R–Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) celebrates the legalization of industrial hemp through the passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (H.R. 2), better known as the 2018 Farm Bill....

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Friday, March 30, 2018
Kailua, Kaneohe Blasted by Three-Hour Siren Test
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:36 PM :: 3793 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Military

...HI-EMA and News Media Fail to Inform Public of Oahu Emergency Siren Test....

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Monday, January 29, 2018
Rep Cynthia Thielen for House Speaker
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:29 PM :: 4187 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

...To stop the factional fighting and stalemate-causing dysfunction in the Hawaii House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Thielen has placed her name for consideration as Speaker....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Lawmaker pushes pharmacies, insurance carriers for protections against Hawaii's No. 1 killer
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:04 AM :: 3583 Views :: Drugs

...America's deadliest-ever drug crisis killed more in 2016 than the number of U.S. troops that died in the 20-year Vietnam War....

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Friday, March 10, 2017
HCR103: State lawmakers want cost comparison of street level versus elevated rail system
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:28 PM :: 3188 Views :: Rail

This Resolution directs the State Auditor to conduct a cost comparison between completing the rail system from Middle Street to Downtown Honolulu with street level versus an elevated rail system....

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Friday, July 8, 2016
Hemp: Hawaii’s ‘High’ Tech Future?
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:18 AM :: 3626 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...hemp-based electrodes for supercapacitors....

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Monday, June 20, 2016
Rep Thielen to DEA: Legalize Hemp
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:35 AM :: 3613 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...filing an official rulemaking petition demanding that the US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)  remove industrial hemp from the federal drug schedules....

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016
SB2659: Legislators Pass ‘Industrial Hemp Bill’
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 11:29 PM :: 3746 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

...Senate Bill 2659 passed with a unanimous vote in both Chambers....

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Friday, January 29, 2016
HB1686: New standard for involuntarily commitment to psychiatric facility
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:35 PM :: 5180 Views :: Health Care, Homelessness

The recent rise in Hawaii's homeless population has highlighted the need for a better standard in involuntarily hospitalization.....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
HB1524: Obama Opens Door to Home Energy Project Loans
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 8:45 PM :: 2923 Views :: Energy

...the loan would be repaid through revenues generated by a special assessment on the borrowers' real-property tax bills....

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Thursday, January 7, 2016
UH Reports Hawaii Hemp is Top Shelf
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 5:56 PM :: 4079 Views :: Agriculture, Drugs

Hawaii's Industrial Hemp Research Project exceeded expectations in not only the quantity, but the quality....

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
Video: Cynthia Thielen, Robert Harris Discuss NextEra Merger
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 2:42 AM :: 3058 Views :: Energy

Representative Cynthia Thielen discusses NextEra Energy with Robert Harris, who has joined the Hawaii office of Sunrun....

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Friday, January 23, 2015
Rep Thielen: HB1, 2, 3 Take Aim at NextEra Merger
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:58 PM :: 3628 Views :: Energy

“It is critically important to address energy concerns and propose effective local solutions this legislative year because of HECO's acquisition offer from Florida-based company, NextEra,” said Rep. Thielen....

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Friday, January 17, 2014
Crime Bills Clamp Down on Repeat Offenders
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:05 PM :: 2788 Views :: Law Enforcement

Rep Cynthia Thielen recently drafted and co-introduced HB1520, HB1521 and HB1542 which will change the way our judicial system punishes repeat offenders....

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Rep. Thielen Wants to Make Shoreline Access Law Permanent
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 4:41 PM :: 4758 Views :: Environment, Land Use

House Bill 17 is scheduled for its first hearing in the House Committee on Water and Land on Friday, January 25 at 8:30 a.m. in House Conference Room 325....

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Friday, January 18, 2013
HB9: Rep. Cynthia Thielen Seeks to Repeal PLDC
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:26 PM :: 5400 Views :: Environment, Economy, Hawaii State Government

Rep Thielen introduced House Bill 9 to repeal the controversial Public Lands Development Corporation....

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Thursday, January 17, 2013
Rep Thielen Introduces Bill Promoting Energy Efficiency in Schools
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:02 PM :: 4052 Views :: Education K-12, Energy

...schools that enter into these contracts and see their electric bills drop will actually get to keep the savings as a result....

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Rep Thielen Hails House Bipartisan Coalition
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 9:24 PM :: 4926 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

The Senate preceded the House in this action in 1981 ....

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Monday, January 14, 2013
Rep. Thielen introduces Task force for “reasonable rate of return” for electric utilities
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 7:39 PM :: 3529 Views :: Energy

"the PUC rarely denies rate increases.” 

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Friday, December 14, 2012
Thielen: Say Organized with Republicans, Too
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:14 AM :: 5192 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii State Government, Republican Party

“This isn’t the first time that a Democratic majority faction has organized with the Republicans; some people are just more honest and transparent about it. It is time to govern and stop politicking.”

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Thursday, May 3, 2012
SB2785: Ratepayers will Foot Bill for Billion Dollar Cable
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 1:26 AM :: 4539 Views :: Environment

the Senate has voted to make the public shoulder the burden of a $1billion cable system....

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Thielen Criticizes HB2417 Limits Solar Tax Credit to One Per Property
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:59 PM :: 5917 Views :: Energy, Environment

House Bill No. 2417 (HB 2417) will limit the availability of the Hawaii Renewable Energy Technologies Income Tax Credit from one credit per system to one credit per property for both residential and commercial projects.... (GOOD!)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Thielen: HB1893 "Demolishes Environmental Law"
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:43 PM :: 4731 Views :: Energy, Environment

The bill seeks to change the Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 343 ....

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Friday, January 20, 2012
Farm to School Program Introduced by Rep. Cynthia Thielen
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 6:44 PM :: 4474 Views :: Energy, Environment

This program would require public schools to purchase Hawai‘i -grown produce when it is available at approximately the same cost as foods imported from out of state.

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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Full Text: Federal Report on Hawaii Wave Energy Potential
By Rep Cynthia Thielen @ 10:39 PM :: 5578 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

The updated assessment shows Hawaii's wave energy resource is 130TWh/yr according to DOE.

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