Identity document

Janice "Lokelani" Keihanaikukauakahihulihe'ekahaunaele holds her Hawaii drivers license that lacks the space for her full name. Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Ocean View, Hawaii. At 36 characters and 19 syllables, the surname is so long that she couldn't get a driver's license with her correct name. (AP Photo/Chris Stewart)

Hawaii can’t fit woman’s last name on license

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii woman’s last name is a real mouthful, containing 36 characters and 19 syllables in all. And it’s so long that she couldn’t get a driver’s license with her correct name. […]


National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws

  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A national tribal advocacy group has identified nearly a dozen states where it says new voter identification laws could negatively affect voter participation in Native American communities. The National Congress […]


LA plan to give illegal immigrants IDs moves ahead

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A plan to create Los Angeles photo-identification cards to help identify illegal immigrants has passed through a City Council committee and is moving closer to approval. City News Service reports the […]


Calif. allows complete voter registration online

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California elections officials hope to make signing up to vote easier than ever through a new online registration system. Secretary of State Debra Bowen was joined by state lawmakers and voter […]



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