30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for March 18, 2019:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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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:
• State House of Representative, District 4 (Puna makai) from 2014-present
• 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.
HB31 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTION NOMINATION PAPERS.
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 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.
HB257 HD2 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB258 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB266 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB276 HD2 RELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB286 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB287 HD1 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
HB288 HD1 RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE IN HOUSING SUBDIVISIONS.
HB289 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
HB290 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
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.
HB297 HD1 RELATING TO MOSQUITO VECTOR CONTROL.
HB330 HD1 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.
HB377 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB378 HD1 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 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
HB619 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.
HB629 HD2 RELATING TO MEDICAL RELEASE.
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 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 RELATING TO DISABLED PERSONS.
HB748 HD2 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
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 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
HB887 HD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB903 HD1 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
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 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.
HB1157 HD1 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT IMMUNIZATIONS.
HB1177 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1179 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1180 HD1 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTERS.
HB1193 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1213 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1219 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1271 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1278 HD2 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 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1417 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
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.
HB1552 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1554 HD2 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.
HCR17 URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
HCR22 REQUESTING A STUDY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POTENT CANNABIDIOL.
HCR31 URGING THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TO IMMEDIATELY RENAME THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY.
HCR35 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF EACH CONTRACT THAT EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ANY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
HCR36 URGING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO COME TOGETHER AND PRIORITIZE THEIR HOMELESSNESS EFFORTS IN THE AREA SURROUNDING THE HAWAI‘I CHILDREN'S DISCOVERY CENTER BY CONVENING A TASK FORCE.
HCR46 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS AND PROPOSE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM.
HCR53 REQUESTING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY DESIGN CENTER TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN WEST HAWAII.
HCR54 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO SUBMIT A REPORT DETERMINING A LIVING WAGE STANDARD FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS LIVING IN THE STATE.
HCR87 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO WORK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING TO ESTABLISH AN ACTIVE AGING INITIATIVE AND ACTIVE AGING ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HCR88 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AS MEMBERS TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH AT LEAST TWO INDIVIDUALS 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.
HCR89 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REMOVING CANNABIS FROM THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND FACILITATE THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PRIVATE BANKING SERVICES FOR CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESS.
HCR90 REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN CERTAIN STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
HCR91 REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO APPROVE A SUBSIDY THROUGH UTILITY RATES FOR REASONABLE RATEMAKING TREATMENT TO LESSEN THE BURDEN OF ENERGY COSTS ON LOW- AND LIMITED-INCOME AND SPECIAL MEDICAL NEEDS CUSTOMERS.
HCR93 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
HCR115 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW HAWAII'S CURRENT VOTER EDUCATION SYSTEM AND PROPOSE IMPROVEMENTS.
HCR134 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.
HCR135 RECOGNIZING APRIL 19 THROUGH 25, 2020, AND APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, 2021, AS VOLUNTEER WEEK HAWAII IN THE STATE.
HCR137 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO PERFORM A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INCENTIVIZING THE CREATION OF A GLASS AND SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING PLANT USING FUNDS FROM A FEE TO BE ATTACHED TO EACH SOLAR PANEL SOLD IN THE STATE.
HCR138 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CREATE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO PROPERTIES IN THE PUNA DISTRICT THAT WERE AFFECTED, BUT NOT DESTROYED, BY THE 2018 KILAUEA ERUPTION.
HCR139 REQUESTING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ADOPT ORDINANCES REQUIRING THAT IN THE COURSE OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SALES AND OTHER REAL PROPERTY SALES, THE NOTICE OF SALE INCLUDE DISCLOSURE THAT THE BUYER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OBTAIN TITLE INSURANCE.
HCR140 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
HCR141 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ADOPT LEGISLATION AUTHORIZING AND PROMOTING AGRITOURISM IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
HCR142 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE 2018 VOLCANIC DISASTER.
HCR143 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
HCR144 CONVENING THE LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA TASK FORCE.
HCR145 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A FULL STUDY ON THE REIMPLEMENTATION OF ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO ARE MEDICAID ENROLLEES AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
HCR146 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO EXPLORE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO PROVIDE AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS.
HCR147 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON UNIVERSAL PILOT BADGES FOR AIRPORTS IN THE STATE.
HCR148 REQUESTING THAT THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE DECLARE ‘AWA AS THE OFFICIAL BEVERAGE OF THE ALOHA STATE.
HCR150 URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO.
HCR151 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO BUILD ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR LESSEES.
HCR152 URGING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RENAME THE RUSSIAN FORT ELIZABETH STATE HISTORICAL PARK IN WAIMEA, KAUA‘I, TO PA‘ULA‘ULA.
HCR154 SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE PLAN AND REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A COALITION TO DEVELOP THE PLAN.
HCR155 URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIVE HAWAIIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A SUI GENERIS LEGAL SYSTEM TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS, AND GENETIC RESOURCES.
HCR166 REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
HCR167 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
HCR198 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL OF INVESTING IN GREEN INDUSTRY INITIATIVES.
HCR210 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HCR211 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
HCR213 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDITS OF MEDICAID HOME AND COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES WAIVER RECIPIENTS.
HCR214 URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
HCR219 URGING THE STATE AND EACH COUNTY TO ADOPT THE GLOBAL PACT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA, AND TO SPECIFICALLY ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, NUMBERS 13 THROUGH 17.
HCR222 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO ELIMINATE ITS BLOOD DONOR DEFERRAL POLICY ON THE COLLECTION OF BLOOD AND BLOOD COMPONENTS FROM MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN.
HR18 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO EXPLORE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO PROVIDE AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS.
HR19 URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
HR20 COMMENDING THE HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAI‘I FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADVANCING HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
HR21 HONORING AND CELEBRATING HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB OF HONOLULU'S CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY AND THE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB MOVEMENT.
HR27 REQUESTING A STUDY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POTENT CANNABIDIOL.
HR36 URGING THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TO IMMEDIATELY RENAME THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY.
HR38 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF EACH CONTRACT THAT EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ANY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
HR44 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS AND PROPOSE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM.
HR54 REQUESTING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY DESIGN CENTER TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN WEST HAWAII.
HR55 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO SUBMIT A REPORT DETERMINING A LIVING WAGE STANDARD FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS LIVING IN THE STATE.
HR73 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONSPICUOUSLY POST CLEARLY LEGIBLE SIGNS AT EACH PUBLIC PARK OR BEACH WITHIN THE AREA OF OAHU BOUNDED BY KALAELOA AND MAKAHA THAT DISPLAY THE TELEPHONE NUMBERS OR HOTLINE NUMBERS OF ANY COUNTY OR STATE AGENCY THAT PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO HOMELESS PERSONS.
HR84 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO WORK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING TO ESTABLISH AN ACTIVE AGING INITIATIVE AND ACTIVE AGING ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HR85 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AS MEMBERS TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH AT LEAST TWO INDIVIDUALS 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.
HR86 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REMOVING CANNABIS FROM THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND FACILITATE THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PRIVATE BANKING SERVICES FOR CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESS.
HR87 REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN CERTAIN STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
HR88 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
HR106 CONVENING A GAMBLING ADVISORY GROUP TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF GROWING ACCESS TO ONLINE AND ILLEGAL GAMBLING IN HAWAII.
HR113 URGING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO BAN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF FULL-FACE SNORKEL MASKS IN HAWAII.
HR124 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.
HR125 RECOGNIZING APRIL 19 THROUGH 25, 2020, AND APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, 2021, AS VOLUNTEER WEEK HAWAII IN THE STATE.
HR126 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO PERFORM A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INCENTIVIZING THE CREATION OF A GLASS AND SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING PLANT USING FUNDS FROM A FEE TO BE ATTACHED TO EACH SOLAR PANEL SOLD IN THE STATE.
HR127 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CREATE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO PROPERTIES IN THE PUNA DISTRICT THAT WERE AFFECTED, BUT NOT DESTROYED, BY THE 2018 KILAUEA ERUPTION.
HR128 REQUESTING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ADOPT ORDINANCES REQUIRING THAT IN THE COURSE OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SALES AND OTHER REAL PROPERTY SALES, THE NOTICE OF SALE INCLUDE DISCLOSURE THAT THE BUYER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OBTAIN TITLE INSURANCE.
HR129 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
HR130 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ADOPT LEGISLATION AUTHORIZING AND PROMOTING AGRITOURISM IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
HR131 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE 2018 VOLCANIC DISASTER.
HR132 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
HR133 CONVENING THE LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA TASK FORCE.
HR134 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A FULL STUDY ON THE REIMPLEMENTATION OF ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO ARE MEDICAID ENROLLEES AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
HR135 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON UNIVERSAL PILOT BADGES FOR AIRPORTS IN THE STATE.
HR137 URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO.
HR140 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PERFORM AN ACTUARIAL STUDY ON THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT AND PROJECTED FUTURE POPULATIONS OF HAWAIIANS ELIGIBLE TO LEASE HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HR149 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
HR189 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HR190 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
HR192 URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
HR194 URGING THE STATE AND EACH COUNTY TO ADOPT THE GLOBAL PACT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA, AND TO SPECIFICALLY ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, NUMBERS 13 THROUGH 17.
HR197 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO ELIMINATE ITS BLOOD DONOR DEFERRAL POLICY ON THE COLLECTION OF BLOOD AND BLOOD COMPONENTS FROM MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN.