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House District 4
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 442
phone: 808-586-6530
fax: 808-586-6531
repsanbuenaventura@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
EXPERIENCE:
• Majority Whip
• State House of Representative, District 4 (Puna makai) from 2014-present
• Chair, Human Services & Homelessness
• Vice-Chair, House Judiciary Committee
• Per Diem District Court Judge 1991-1995
• Lecturer, UH-Hilo Business law 1986-1987
• Attorney since 1985 to present, having successfully argued in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court, winning 3 out of 3 Petitions for Writ of Certiorori

EDUCATION:
• J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
• B.Sci. from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
• McKinley High School graduate

COMMUNITY:
• Volunteer attorney with Self-Help Center
• Volunteer mediator with Ku'ikahi Mediation Center
• Member of Hawaii State Bar Association
• Member of Hawaii County Bar Association
• Current member of Hawaii Photo Shooters
• Former president and former member of Hilo Photography Club
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB25 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB36 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB37 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB38 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB40 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB131 HD2 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB144 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB145 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.
HB209 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES.
HB210 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB211 RELATING TO THE PUNA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER.
HB212 RELATING TO VIDEOCONFERENCING.
HB213 HD1 RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
HB222 RELATING TO NURSE AIDES.
HB234 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB254 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB255 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB256 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB258 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB266 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB276 HD2 RELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB286 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB287 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
HB288 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE IN HOUSING SUBDIVISIONS.
HB289 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
HB291 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB292 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
HB293 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB294 RELATING TO CRIME.
HB377 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB378 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
HB423 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB434 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB527 HD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
HB528 RELATING TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT.
HB545 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB580 HD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB584 HD1 RELATING TO ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
HB586 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY.
HB598 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
HB618 SD1 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
HB619 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB623 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB625 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
HB628 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB630 HD1 RELATING TO GLASS CONTAINER RECOVERY.
HB640 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.
HB641 RELATING TO PUNA.
HB642 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB643 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB662 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB675 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB708 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB709 HD1 SD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HB713 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB714 HD1 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTER PROTECTION.
HB735 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB737 RELATING TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
HB747 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO DISABLED PERSONS.
HB749 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB786 HD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
HB787 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
HB835 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
HB854 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
HB887 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB920 RELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
HB1058 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
HB1059 HD1 RELATING TO FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB1060 RELATING TO PERSISTENT NONSUPPORT.
HB1061 HD1 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
HB1062 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB1087 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1106 RELATING TO CONSERVATION DISTRICT PERMITS.
HB1147 HD1 RELATING TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.
HB1154 HD1 RELATING TO THE OWNER-BUILDER EXEMPTION.
HB1156 HD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1177 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1179 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1193 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1213 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1219 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1271 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1278 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES RELATING TO THE LAW.
HB1279 HD1 RELATING TO THE OVERSIGHT OF ELECTION ACTIVITIES.
HB1289 HD2 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PRETRIAL REFORM.
HB1379 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB1380 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1420 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OPERATING BUDGET.
HB1422 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1444 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1452 HD1 RELATING TO CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES.
HB1454 RELATING TO AN EARNED INCOME DISREGARD PROGRAM.
HB1465 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HB1481 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
HB1484 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1551 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1554 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES OPERATING BUDGET.
HB1555 RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA.
HB1556 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
HB1557 HD1 RELATING TO UNOCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES.
HB1566 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
HB1594 RELATING TO LICENSED CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SHELTERS.
HB1613 HD1 RELATING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
HB1619 HD1 RELATING TO PENAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1620 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.
HB1644 HD1 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
HB1645 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1646 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1647 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1648 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1649 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1664 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1687 RELATING TO RESTROOM FACILITIES.
HB1690 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB1765 RELATING TO INTOXICANTS.
HB1789 RELATING TO ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1816 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1817 HD2 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1818 RELATING TO BICYCLES.
HB1822 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1823 RELATING TO UNOCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES.
HB1824 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1825 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1839 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1840 RELATING TO FORECLOSURE.
HB1841 HD1 RELATING TO FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB1842 RELATING TO FITNESS TO PROCEED.
HB1843 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS PRODUCTS.
HB1846 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB1887 RELATING TO IMPORTATION OF UNROASTED COFFEE INTO HAWAII.
HB1889 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1894 HD1 RELATING TO BEGINNING FARMER TRAINING.
HB1913 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB1919 RELATING TO PIGS.
HB1927 RELATING TO EMOLUMENTS.
HB1932 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1936 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.
HB1955 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.
HB1956 HD1 RELATING TO TOBACCO.
HB1958 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1980 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB1998 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB2011 RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON NATIVE HAWAIIAN ADVANCEMENT.
HB2012 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2014 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2018 RELATING TO TRAINING.
HB2022 HD2 RELATING TO THE MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIAL FUND.
HB2027 RELATING TO DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINERS.
HB2053 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
HB2054 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB2055 RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT OF WIFI AND INTERNET SERVICES.
HB2056 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2057 HD2 RELATING TO PROOF OF DOMESTIC OR SEXUAL VIOLENCE VICTIM STATUS.
HB2061 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
HB2062 HD2 RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN.
HB2067 HD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB2068 HD2 RELATING TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.
HB2069 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
HB2070 HD1 RELATING TO LAND.
HB2092 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
HB2093 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION DATA.
HB2094 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
HB2104 RELATING TO AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM ON CANNABIS IN HAWAII.
HB2116 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB2121 RELATING TO RANKED CHOICE VOTING.
HB2144 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB2145 RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.
HB2151 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
HB2184 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB2212 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB2228 HD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB2240 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX REDUCTIONS.
HB2249 HD2 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB2250 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM PLUS.
HB2251 HD1 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
HB2252 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB2266 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
HB2271 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HB2272 HD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL OFFENSES.
HB2378 HD1 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURES.
HB2379 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
HB2380 HD1 RELATING TO IMMIGRATION.
HB2408 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB2418 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE TESTIMONY.
HB2451 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2455 HD1 RELATING TO DEMENTIA TRAINING.
HB2468 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
HB2522 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2523 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB2524 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB2525 HD2 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB2526 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HB2532 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2541 HD1 RELATING TO HELPING WORKING FAMILIES.
HB2542 RELATING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT.
HB2543 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
HB2544 RELATING TO A SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.
HB2578 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB2592 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
HB2594 HD2 RELATING TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.
HB2595 HD1 RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION.
HB2596 HD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB2605 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.
HB2630 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB2631 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB2632 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB2633 HD2 RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.
HB2639 RELATING TO ALBIZIA TREES.
HB2684 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB2689 HD1 RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
HB2696 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
HB2698 HD1 RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
HB2699 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB2706 HD1 RELATING TO THE DONATION OF FOOD.
HB2707 HD2 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB2708 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2709 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
HB2710 RELATING TO PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
HB2711 RELATING TO HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS.
HB2718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION.
HB2720 HD1 RELATING TO GENDER EQUITY.
HB2738 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB2750 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO MONETARY OBLIGATIONS.
HB2751 HD1 RELATING TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIP.
HCR13 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE AMENDED CHAPTERS 19 AND 89 OF TITLE 8, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
HCR14 REQUESTING VARIOUS APPOINTING AUTHORITIES TO DEDICATE THEMSELVES TO ACHIEVE GENDER PARITY ON STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS AND CIRCUIT COURT.
HCR15 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
HCR16 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
HCR17 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSOLIDATE DATA AND INFORMATION REGARDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INTO A COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL REPORT TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN.
HCR18 REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP PROCEDURES TO ACCEPT DONATIONS OF CERTAIN LANDS.
HCR19 URGING THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO TAKE ACTION REGARDING COMMERCIAL HELICOPTER TOUR OPERATIONS IN HAWAII.
HCR34 REQUESTING THAT THE WALL STREET JOURNAL INCLUDE HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IN THE NEWSPAPER'S FUTURE RANKINGS OF THE BEST AND WORST AIRLINES IN THE UNITED STATES.
HCR44 CONVENING A BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE COHERENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE TIMELY ADMISSION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PATIENTS TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL AS NON-FORENSIC PATIENTS.
HCR45 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REIMPLEMENTATION OF ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO ARE MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
HCR47 HD1 REQUESTING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF FELONY DISENFRANCHISEMENT, PARTICULARLY THE EFFECTS ON MINORITY GROUPS.
HCR49 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A DENTAL ASSISTANT WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
HCR50 REQUESTING DISCLOSURE OF POTENTIAL LACK OF TITLE INSURANCE TO PURCHASERS OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY AND CREATION OF A TASK FORCE ON TITLE INSURANCE.
HCR57 DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND REQUESTING STATEWIDE COLLABORATION TOWARD AN IMMEDIATE JUST TRANSITION AND EMERGENCY MOBILIZATION EFFORT TO RESTORE A SAFE CLIMATE.
HCR69 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO EXPERIENCE SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HCR70 URGING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO INSTALL AND MAINTAIN A NEW CAMERA SYSTEM IN DOWNTOWN AND CHINATOWN.
HCR71 REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO RECOGNIZE, HONOR, AND MEMORIALIZE THE LEGACY OF MARY KAWENA PUKU‘I IN PERPETUATING THE HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
HCR74 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRIORITIZE THE CONTAINMENT AND CONTROL OF COVID-19 TO THOSE WITH A HIGH PROBABILITY OF CONTRACTING AND DYING FROM THE VIRUS, SUCH AS THE RESIDENTS OF CARE HOMES, NURSING HOMES, AND ADULT FOSTER HOMES, THEIR CAREGIVERS, AND PEOPLE WITH KNOWN COMORBID MEDICAL CONDITIONS.
HCR75 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO DESIGNATE AND ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL VOTER SERVICE CENTERS AT APPROPRIATE LOCATIONS FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS.
HCR81 URGING ALL COMMERCIAL AIRLINES OPERATING IN HAWAII TO THOROUGHLY CLEAN AND DISINFECT THEIR AIRCRAFT BETWEEN FLIGHTS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF ILLNESSES AND DISEASES, INCLUDING COVID-19.
HCR91 URGING THE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENTS TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGES AND CONSIDER THE PLACEMENT OF UTILITY POLES PRIOR TO APPROVING ANY DEVELOPMENT.
HCR92 URGING THE COUNTIES TO EXPEDITE THE ISSUANCE OF GOLD STAR AFFIXED DRIVER'S LICENSES TO THOSE RESIDENTS WHO HAVE NON-EXPIRED HAWAII-ISSUED DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HCR93 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE CREATION AND REGULATION OF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS FOR PRESTATEHOOD SUBDIVISIONS.
HCR103 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CONDUCT A STUDY AND SURVEY RELATING TO GENDER REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARDS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT AND NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS IN THE STATE.
HCR115 URGING THE UNITED STATES TO ENDORSE THE TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS' SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 16 CALLING FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS.
HCR116 REQUESTING THAT THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU PROHIBIT ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, ELECTRIC BICYCLES, AND ELECTRIC TRIKES ON SIDEWALKS.
HCR117 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO FOSTER A MORE SUPPORTIVE REGULATORY STRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENT FOR LICENSED OR CERTIFIED CARE FACILITIES, INCLUDING ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES, EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES, AND COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
HCR126 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUEST ACKNOWLEDGMENT FROM THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION THAT HAWAII'S MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM IS EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REGULATIONS.
HCR127 URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND UNITED STATES CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION TO FULLY SUPPORT HAWAII IN THE SCREENING, PREVENTION, AND CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19.
HCR133 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO INVEST IN PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE, INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS INTERVENTION AND RELATED MEASURES THAT INCORPORATE NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL PRACTICES, TO REDUCE THE EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN IN THE STATE TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES.
HCR135 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO AMEND ITS ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO ALLOW FOR COMMERCIAL SALE OF RABBIT MEAT FOR CONSUMPTION.
HCR139 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FACTORS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LOW VOTER TURNOUT IN ELECTIONS IN THE STATE.
HCR140 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE NEED FOR A STATE DEMOGRAPHER.
HCR147 URGING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DISPOSE OF THE LONG-TERM WATER RIGHTS LEASES FOR HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC'S NON-CONSUMPTIVE WATER USE ALONG THE WAILUKU RIVER BY DIRECT NEGOTIATION AND PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON DETERMINING THE VALUE OF THE ANNUAL WATER LEASE RENT.
HCR150 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE AND PROPOSE METHODS TO INCENTIVIZE WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN HAWAII.
HCR151 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND THE HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF RAPIDLY INCREASING OPERATIONS OF TOUR HELICOPTERS AND SMALL AIRCRAFT THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.
HCR152 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO LOCATE AND ESTABLISH A PUBLIC RACING FACILITY ON OAHU.
HCR153 URGING THE COUNTIES TO OPEN ADDITIONAL VOTER SERVICE CENTERS FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE AMPLE ELECTION SERVICES TO VOTERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS.
HCR157 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON THE STUDY TO THE LEGISLATURE.
HCR160 APOLOGIZING FOR THE INTERNMENT OF PREDOMINATELY JAPANESE AMERICANS AT THE HONOULIULI INTERNMENT CAMP DURING WORLD WAR II.
HCR161 AFFIRMING THAT THE CONTINUED PARTICIPATION OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE PARIS AGREEMENT IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE OF HAWAII AND TO THE NATION, REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO REFRAIN FROM WITHDRAWING THE UNITED STATES FROM THE PARIS AGREEMENT, AND REQUESTING THAT THE MAJORITY LEADER OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TAKE ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO BLOCK THE PRESIDENT'S WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE PARIS AGREEMENT.
HCR165 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID MAKING NON-EMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HCR173 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO IMPLEMENT A CAR FREE DAY IN A DESIGNATED AREA OF URBAN HONOLULU ONCE A YEAR.
HCR177 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO PRODUCE A RURAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY HUB PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE AND IMPROVE HEALTH CARE IN RURAL AREAS.
HCR179 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS TO LICENSURE FOR FOREIGN-TRAINED DENTISTS AND PHYSICIANS.
HCR187 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES.
HCR188 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A FINANCIAL LITERACY CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
HCR189 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT SENSORY ROOMS FOR CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN ALL SCHOOLS.
HCR191 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE, FINANCIAL, AND PROCUREMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES MED-QUEST DIVISION, INCLUDING AN ANALYSIS OF MED-QUEST'S ABILITY TO SERVE ALL INDIVIDUALS OF THE STATE.
HR13 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF ANTICIPATED CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
HR14 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES PROVIDE AN ESTIMATE OF THE BUDGET APPROPRIATION AND LEGISLATIVE ACTION NECESSARY TO FUND AN EXPANSION OF MED-QUEST COVERAGE TO ALL POST-PARTUM WOMEN FOR A PERIOD OF TWELVE MONTHS FOLLOWING CHILDBIRTH.
HR16 REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP PROCEDURES TO ACCEPT DONATIONS OF CERTAIN LANDS.
HR17 RECOGNIZING JAMES T. FUNAKI, ESQ. FOR HIS EXEMPLARY CAREER AND EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HR18 REQUESTING THAT THE WALL STREET JOURNAL INCLUDE HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IN THE NEWSPAPER'S FUTURE RANKINGS OF THE BEST AND WORST AIRLINES IN THE UNITED STATES.
HR29 CONVENING A BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE COHERENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE TIMELY ADMISSION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PATIENTS TO THE HAWAII STATE HOSPITAL AS NON-FORENSIC PATIENTS.
HR30 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REIMPLEMENTATION OF ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO ARE MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
HR32 HD1 REQUESTING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF FELONY DISENFRANCHISEMENT, PARTICULARLY THE EFFECTS ON MINORITY GROUPS.
HR34 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A DENTAL ASSISTANT WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
HR35 REQUESTING DISCLOSURE OF POTENTIAL LACK OF TITLE INSURANCE TO PURCHASERS OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY AND CREATION OF A TASK FORCE ON TITLE INSURANCE.
HR41 URGING EACH COUNTY TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING DOWNDRAFT GASIFICATION TO CONVERT WASTE INTO FUEL AND BIOCHAR.
HR42 DECLARING A CLIMATE EMERGENCY AND REQUESTING STATEWIDE COLLABORATION TOWARD AN IMMEDIATE JUST TRANSITION AND EMERGENCY MOBILIZATION EFFORT TO RESTORE A SAFE CLIMATE.
HR52 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS WHO EXPERIENCE SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HR53 URGING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO INSTALL AND MAINTAIN A NEW CAMERA SYSTEM IN DOWNTOWN AND CHINATOWN.
HR57 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRIORITIZE THE CONTAINMENT AND CONTROL OF COVID-19 TO THOSE WITH A HIGH PROBABILITY OF CONTRACTING AND DYING FROM THE VIRUS, SUCH AS THE RESIDENTS OF CARE HOMES, NURSING HOMES, AND ADULT FOSTER HOMES, THEIR CAREGIVERS, AND PEOPLE WITH KNOWN COMORBID MEDICAL CONDITIONS.
HR58 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO DESIGNATE AND ESTABLISH ADDITIONAL VOTER SERVICE CENTERS AT APPROPRIATE LOCATIONS FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS.
HR64 URGING ALL COMMERCIAL AIRLINES OPERATING IN HAWAII TO THOROUGHLY CLEAN AND DISINFECT THEIR AIRCRAFT BETWEEN FLIGHTS TO PREVENT THE SPREAD OF ILLNESSES AND DISEASES, INCLUDING COVID-19.
HR72 URGING THE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENTS TO PROVIDE NOTICE OF TRAFFIC FLOW CHANGES AND CONSIDER THE PLACEMENT OF UTILITY POLES PRIOR TO APPROVING ANY DEVELOPMENT.
HR73 URGING THE COUNTIES TO EXPEDITE THE ISSUANCE OF GOLD STAR AFFIXED DRIVER'S LICENSES TO THOSE RESIDENTS WHO HAVE NON-EXPIRED HAWAII-ISSUED DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HR74 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE CREATION AND REGULATION OF HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS FOR PRESTATEHOOD SUBDIVISIONS.
HR84 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CONDUCT A STUDY AND SURVEY RELATING TO GENDER REPRESENTATION ON THE BOARDS OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT AND NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS IN THE STATE.
HR96 URGING THE UNITED STATES TO ENDORSE THE TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS' SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 16 CALLING FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS.
HR97 REQUESTING THAT THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU PROHIBIT ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, ELECTRIC BICYCLES, AND ELECTRIC TRIKES ON SIDEWALKS.
HR98 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO FOSTER A MORE SUPPORTIVE REGULATORY STRUCTURE AND ENVIRONMENT FOR LICENSED OR CERTIFIED CARE FACILITIES, INCLUDING ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES, EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES, AND COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
HR105 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUEST ACKNOWLEDGMENT FROM THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION THAT HAWAII'S MEDICAL CANNABIS PROGRAM IS EXEMPT FROM FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE REGULATIONS.
HR106 URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, AND UNITED STATES CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION TO FULLY SUPPORT HAWAII IN THE SCREENING, PREVENTION, AND CONTAINMENT OF COVID-19.
HR114 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO INVEST IN PREVENTATIVE HEALTH CARE, INCLUDING MENTAL HEALTH WELLNESS INTERVENTION AND RELATED MEASURES THAT INCORPORATE NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL PRACTICES, TO REDUCE THE EXPOSURE OF CHILDREN IN THE STATE TO ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES.
HR118 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO AMEND ITS ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO ALLOW FOR COMMERCIAL SALE OF RABBIT MEAT FOR CONSUMPTION.
HR122 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FACTORS ATTRIBUTABLE TO LOW VOTER TURNOUT IN ELECTIONS IN THE STATE.
HR123 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE NEED FOR A STATE DEMOGRAPHER.
HR127 URGING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DISPOSE OF THE LONG-TERM WATER RIGHTS LEASES FOR HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC'S NON-CONSUMPTIVE WATER USE ALONG THE WAILUKU RIVER BY DIRECT NEGOTIATION AND PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON DETERMINING THE VALUE OF THE ANNUAL WATER LEASE RENT.
HR131 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO LOCATE AND ESTABLISH A PUBLIC RACING FACILITY ON OAHU.
HR132 URGING THE COUNTIES TO OPEN ADDITIONAL VOTER SERVICE CENTERS FOR THE 2020 ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE AMPLE ELECTION SERVICES TO VOTERS IN THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTIONS.
HR136 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON THE STUDY TO THE LEGISLATURE.
HR139 APOLOGIZING FOR THE INTERNMENT OF PREDOMINATELY JAPANESE AMERICANS AT THE HONOULIULI INTERNMENT CAMP DURING WORLD WAR II.
HR140 AFFIRMING THAT THE CONTINUED PARTICIPATION OF THE UNITED STATES IN THE PARIS AGREEMENT IS OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE TO THE STATE OF HAWAII AND TO THE NATION, REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO REFRAIN FROM WITHDRAWING THE UNITED STATES FROM THE PARIS AGREEMENT, AND REQUESTING THAT THE MAJORITY LEADER OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND THE SPEAKER OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TAKE ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO BLOCK THE PRESIDENT'S WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE PARIS AGREEMENT.
HR144 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID MAKING NON-EMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HR152 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO IMPLEMENT A CAR FREE DAY IN A DESIGNATED AREA OF URBAN HONOLULU ONCE A YEAR.
HR153 REQUESTING PRIVATE REFUSE COMPANIES TO REFRAIN FROM OPERATING REFUSE COLLECTION VEHICLES WITHIN AND AROUND RESIDENTIAL ZONES IN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DURING CERTAIN TIMES OF THE WEEK.
HR156 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO PRODUCE A RURAL HEALTH CARE DELIVERY HUB PLAN TO ADDRESS THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE AND IMPROVE HEALTH CARE IN RURAL AREAS.
HR158 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS TO LICENSURE FOR FOREIGN-TRAINED DENTISTS AND PHYSICIANS.
HR166 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A FINANCIAL LITERACY CURRICULUM FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
HR167 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT SENSORY ROOMS FOR CHILDREN DIAGNOSED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN ALL SCHOOLS.
HR170 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE, FINANCIAL, AND PROCUREMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES MED-QUEST DIVISION, INCLUDING AN ANALYSIS OF MED-QUEST'S ABILITY TO SERVE ALL INDIVIDUALS OF THE STATE.