Senate Committee Advances Measure to Exempt Teachers from Parts of State Ethics Code By Wayne Yoshioka • Feb 8, 2016 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Hundreds of teachers belonging to the Hawai'i State Teachers Association lobbied lawmakers at the Capitol last week. But the Senate Education Committee moved a measure to help them with travel. Credit Wayne Yoshioka Listen Listening... / 3:20 Senate Education Committee Moves Measure to Exempt Teachers. State lawmakers are considering a measure to exempt public school teachers from the state ethics code pertaining to free travel and organizing educational trips. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports. Tags: HPR2newsEthics CodePublic School Teachers in educational tripsView the discussion thread.