2024 Legislative Priorities

Caring for keiki is a privilege and a responsibility.

We all want to give our kids the best possible start in life. Imagine not having to worry about finding a slot or figuring out how to afford it. The Legislature has the power to make this happen.

Let's get the affordable and accessible child care and early learning we deserve.

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It’s time to put ʻOhana First and pass paid family and medical leave for all.

Everyone deserves the knowledge that they can care for their families, and have job security while doing so. What would qualify you for paid family leave and what would that look like in Hawaiʻi?

Join alongside our 'Ohana First Campaign to pass paid leave. 

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Hawaiʻi Children’s Policy Agenda

This ninth annual Hawaiʻi Children’s Policy Agenda, published by Hawaiʻi Children’s Action Network Speaks!, reflects the input of 53 Community Champion members. These organizations, coalitions, and individuals are committed to improving the lives of our keiki by promoting public policy changes that benefit children’s health, safety, education, and economic security. 

2024 Children's Policy Agenda

All keiki deserve access to dental care.

Good oral health contributes to keiki overall health and well-being.

Keiki should have accessible and affordable dental care options.

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Help Hawaiʻi’s families afford to live here.

It’s tough for families to make ends meet.

Tax credits for working families help you keep more of your hard-earned money so that you can afford to live in Hawai‘i.

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