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"Senators Ask Feds to Scrap Real ID Deadline," Associated Press, March 13, 2008. Online>

"Congress Should Block Real ID Ultimatum," Honolulu Star Bulletin Editorial, January 14, 2008. Online>

"Lingle Wants to Delay Implementation of Real ID in Hawaii," Associated Press, January 13, 2008. Online>

Anti-Real ID Resolution Adopted in Hawaii!

"Make Needed Changes in Standards for IDs," Honolulu Star Bulletin Editorial, May 11, 2007.  Online >

"Halt Implementation of ID Law with More Workable System," Honolulu Star Bulletin Editorial, March 28, 2007.  Online >

Vanessa Chong, "Real ID Encroaches on Our Privacy, Identities," Honolulu Advertiser, March 28, 2007.

"Hawaii Lawmakers Fight Real ID Act," KGMB 9, March 4, 2007. 

Lorraine R. Inouye, "Real ID Act Gives Us False Sense of Security," Honolulu Star-Bulletin, October 1, 2006.  Online >

National survey of motor vehicles administrators uncovers deep concern over Real ID across the nation.  Hawaii officials' response to the survey is available here


SCR 31, opposing creation of a national identity card and the implementation of the Real ID Act of 2005.  (Adopted 4/25/07)

January 24, 2007 Hawaii introduced SCR29, a measure supporting the repeal of the Real ID Act of 2005. 

Also introduced, was SCR28, a measure supporting the passage of United States Senate Bill 4117 to repeal Title II of the Real ID Act of 2005.


Hawaii officials' response to national survey of DMV's on problems posed by Real ID is available here


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