Tag Archives: Hawaii

Hawaii: No insurance payouts to cyclists?

For today’s game of Legislative Whack-A-Mole, I present HB 1423 from Hawaii. Representative Ken Ito in the Hawaii State House introduced this bill which “prohibits a bicyclist or moped operator injured in an accident with a motor vehicle from receiving personal injury protection benefits from the insurer of the motor vehicle.”

What is nation’s highest bicycle tax?

My virtual tour of American bicycle legislation led me to discover Hawaii Revised Statute 249-14, which imposes a $15 registration fee for all bicycles with wheels greater than 20 inches in diameter.

Jake Shimabukuro says Share the Road

Japanese-American ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro has a safety tip for bicycles and drivers to be in harmony in a video advert from the Hawaii Bicycle League and sponsored by Farmers Insurance.