Single-use plastic bags are a thing of the past in Honolulu! They didn't manage to establish a fee for both paper and plastic, but this is an important move for a major city. Check out the report on Honolulu Beat.
If Honolulu's success fires you up, here is site that will help you get ban the bag legislation going where you live. This Ban the Bag blog offers both a history of the issue and practical strategies for political action against single-use plastic bag pollution.