Rep. Linda Ichiyama (D – Moanalua Valley) is the Chair of the Hawaii House Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness Committee. She is also a co-convener of the bipartisan Women’s Legislative Caucus (WLC). In this Q&A, Ichiyama discusses her committee’s key developments this past session, goals for next year, and legislation to address women’s health.     … Read more

A bipartisan, bicameral bill package will prioritize women’s health during Hawaii’s 2022 Legislative Session. The 2021-2022 Women’s Legislative Caucus (WLC), consisting of 16 women representatives and 10 women senators, aims to pass bills that will extend postpartum Medicaid coverage and access to mammograms. WLC announced their eight-bill 2022 legislative package at a panel discussion with … Read more