Hawaii State Legislature
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Office of Hawaiian Affairs
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HB173
OHA Package; DLNR; Public Land Trust; Pro Rata Share
RELATING TO STRENGTHENING THE FOUNDATION FOR ENSURING A FAIR AND JUST PAYMENT AMOUNT FOR THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to use certain reporting and accountability procedures in implementing the public land trust reporting requirements of Act 178, Session Laws of Hawaii 2006. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to consult with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to ensure that the accounting and reporting is accurate and inclusive.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  SB191
HB174
OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; State Council on Mental Health; Native Hawaiian Health Practices
RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires the State Council on Mental Health to comprise at least 3 members with demonstrated knowledge of or work experience involving Native Hawaiian concepts of well-being, culturally grounded mental health methodologies, or traditional healing or health practices.
(H) 1/22/2019- Referred to WLH/HLT, CPC, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH/HLT, CPC  SB193
HB175 HD2
OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Courts; Unsecured Bail
RELATING TO BAIL.
Authorizes a defendant in custody to petition a court for unsecured bail. (HB175 HD2)
(H) 2/15/2019- Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 2 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, DeCoite, Nakamura, Quinlan, Thielen excused (5). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) PVM, JUD, FIN  SB192
HB1780 HD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Water; GO Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO A WATER STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL LAND IN WAHIAWA, OAHU.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of funding construction costs of a water storage and distribution system on agricultural lands owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs in Wahiawa, Oahu surrounding the Kukaniloko Birthing Stones site. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
(H) 2/5/2020- Passed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) McDermott, Saiki excused (2). SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, FIN  SB2191
HB1781
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Package; Department of Land and Natural Resources; BLNR; State Land Use Commission; Council; Board; Commission; Members; Training; Appointment
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN EXPERTISE IN LAND USE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Prohibits council, board, and commission members from serving if the member has not completed, within the requisite time, the required training course related to native Hawaiian and Hawaiian traditional and customary rights, native Hawaiian and Hawaiian natural resource protection and access rights, and the public trust, including the State's trust responsibility. Requires that at least 4 members of each the board of land and natural resources and the state land use commission be appointed from a list submitted by the office of Hawaiian affairs.
(H) 1/21/2020- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 2 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  SB2192
HB1782 HD1
OHA Package; Employment Discrimination; Criminal History
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.
Limits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions from all convictions in the most recent ten years to felony convictions that occurred in a certain time period and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in a certain time period. Takes effect on 1/1/2050. (HD1)
(S) 3/10/2020- The committee(s) on LCA recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in LCA were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) Taniguchi, Ihara, S. Chang; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA, JDC  SB2193
HB1783
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Package; DLNR; Historic Preservation; Iwi Kupuna; Construction Worksites; Protection
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish a citizen complaint intake process and prepare related informational material for dissemination and posting. Clarifies that failure to comply with certain advisement or approval processes shall constitute a violation of chapter 6E, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Authorizes the State Historic Preservation Division to issue an order to stop work immediately in the event of a failure to comply with certain advisement or approval processes. Makes any violator responsible for the costs of any site inspection and any recommended mitigation or restoration measures. Increases the maximum civil and administrative fines for violations of historic preservation review requirements. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to maintain and publish a list of certain violators. Authorizes the expenditure of moneys in the historic preservation special fund for certain costs relating to the enforcement of chapter 6E, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(H) 1/29/2020- The committee(s) on WLH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  SB2194
HB1784
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Package; Landowner Liability; Native Hawaiian Traditional and Customary Practices
RELATING TO LANDOWNER LIABILITY.
Provides liability protections for public and private landowners who expressly allow access and use of their land to practitioners of Native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices.
(H) 1/29/2020- The committee(s) on WLH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  SB2195
HCR5
Protection of iwi kupuna and native Hawaiian cultural and historic resources
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT BETTER PROTECT IWI KUPUNA AND NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL AND HISTORIC RESOURCES.
(H) 3/10/2020- Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 39 SAIKI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD  SCR3
SB190 SD1
OHA Package; State Budget; Program Appropriations; Operating Costs; OHA150; OHA160; OHA175 ($)
RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
Appropriates funds for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021 for operations of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs divisions. Includes operating budgets for Office of Trustees – OHA150; Administration – OHA160; and Beneficiary Advocacy – OHA175. (SD1)
(S) 2/21/2019- The committee on WAM deferred the measure. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, WAM  HB172
SB191 SD1
OHA Package; Department of Budget and Finance; Public Land Trust; Pro Rata Share;
RELATING TO STRENGTHENING THE FOUNDATION FOR ENSURING A FAIR AND JUST PAYMENT AMOUNT FOR THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST.
Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to use certain reporting and accountability procedures in implementing the public land trust reporting requirements of Act 178, Session Laws of Hawaii 2006. Requires the Department of Budget and Finance to consult with the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to ensure that the accounting and reporting is accurate and inclusive. Establishes and requires the Department of Budget and Finance to request funding every fiscal year for a specific budget line item for a public land trust reporting and accountability officer position. Takes effect 12/31/2050. (SD1)
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  HB173
SB193
OHA Package; Office of Hawaiian Affairs; State Council on Mental Health; Native Hawaiian Health Practices
RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
Requires the State Council on Mental Health to comprise at least 3 members with demonstrated knowledge of or work experience involving Native Hawaiian concepts of well-being, culturally grounded mental health methodologies, or traditional healing or health practices.
(H) 3/7/2019- Referred to WLH/HLT, CPC, referral sheet 27 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH/HLT, CPC  HB174
SB2191
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Water; GO Bonds; Appropriation ($)
RELATING TO A WATER STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL LAND IN WAHIAWA, OAHU.
Authorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of funding construction costs of a water storage and distribution system on agricultural lands owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs in Wahiawa, Oahu surrounding the Kukaniloko Birthing Stones site.
(H) 3/11/2020- The committees on WLH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Yamane, Todd, Har, Lowen, Tarnas, Wildberger, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, FIN  HB1780
SB2192 SD2
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Department of Land and Natural Resources; BLNR; State Land Use Commission; Council; Board; Commission; Members; Training; Appointment
RELATING TO HAWAIIAN EXPERTISE IN LAND USE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
Prohibits council, board, and commission members from serving if the member has not completed, within the requisite time, the required training course related to native Hawaiian and Hawaiian traditional and customary rights, native Hawaiian and Hawaiian natural resource protection and access rights, and the public trust, including the State's trust responsibility. Requires that at least one member each of the board of land and natural resources and the state land use commission be appointed from a list submitted by the office of Hawaiian affairs. Effective 6/18/2050. (SD2)
(H) 3/9/2020- Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36 KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) WLH, JUD, FIN  HB1781
SB2193
Office of Hawaiian Affairs Package; Employment Discrimination; Criminal History
RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.
Limits the convictions that may be used in employment decisions from all convictions in the most recent ten years to felony convictions that occurred in the most recent five years and misdemeanor convictions that occurred in the most recent three years.
(H) 3/16/2020- This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Tuesday 03-17-20 9:30AM in conference room 309. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LAB, JUD  HB1782
SB2194
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Package; DLNR; Historic Preservation; Iwi Kupuna; Construction Worksites; Protection
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish a citizen complaint intake process and prepare related informational material for dissemination and posting. Clarifies that failure to comply with certain advisement or approval processes shall constitute a violation of chapter 6E, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Authorizes the State Historic Preservation Division to issue an order to stop work immediately in the event of a failure to comply with certain advisement or approval processes. Makes any violator responsible for the costs of any site inspection and any recommended mitigation or restoration measures. Increases the maximum civil and administrative fines for violations of historic preservation review requirements. Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to maintain and publish a list of certain violators. Authorizes the expenditure of moneys in the historic preservation special fund for certain costs relating to the enforcement of chapter 6E, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
(S) 1/21/2020- Referred to LCA/WTL, WAM/JDC. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) LCA/WTL, WAM/JDC  HB1783
SB2195 SD1
Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Package; Landowner Liability; Native Hawaiian Traditional and Customary Practices
RELATING TO LANDOWNER LIABILITY.
Provides liability protections for public and private landowners who expressly allow access and use of their land to practitioners of native Hawaiian traditional and customary practices. (SD1)
(S) 2/11/2020- Report adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN, JDC  HB1784
SCR3
Protection of iwi kupuna and native Hawaiian cultural and historic resources
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES THAT BETTER PROTECT IWI KUPUNA AND NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL AND HISTORIC RESOURCES.
(S) 2/6/2020- The committee(s) on HWN recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in HWN were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Shimabukuro, K. Kahele, J.Keohokalole, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Ihara. KOUCHI (Introduced by request of another party) HWN/WTL  HCR5