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Senate District 22
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 208
phone: 808-586-6090
fax: 808-586-6091
sendelacruz@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
22nd Senatorial District Map (Part 1 | Part 2) - Mililani Mauka, Waipi‘o Acres, Wheeler, Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, portion of Poamoho
Experience
Educational Background
•  Leilehua High School - Class of 1991
•  University of Oregon: BA in Journalism, BA in Communications Studies, 1995
•  Argosy University: Masters in Organization Leadership, 2015
•  University of Hawaii - Manoa: Currently working on Doctorate Degree in Architecture

Government Service

Current:

Hawaii State Senate (2010 to Present):
•  Chair, Committee on Ways and Means
•  Member, Committee on Education

Other:
•  Member, Transit Oriented Task Force
•  Member, State Land Use Task Force
•  Board Member, Hawaii Asia Pacific Association (HAPA) Young Leaders
•  Member, National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO)
•  Member, Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs (BHCC)
•  Member, National Caucus of Environmental Legislators (NCEL)
•  Member, National Conference of State Legislatures Legislative Effectiveness Standing Committee (NCSL)
•  Member, Urban Land Institute (ULI)
•  Member, Clean and Safe Energy Coalition

Past:

Honolulu City Council (2003-2010):
•  Chair, 2003-2007
•  Chair, Committee on Executive Matters
•  Chair, Committee on Public Safety & Services
•  Chair, Committee on Public Health, Safety & Welfare
•  Vice-Chair, Committee on Executive Matters
•  Vice-Chair, Committee on Affordable Housing & Economic Development
•  Vice-Chair, Committee on Transportation & Planning
•  Vice-Chair, Committee on Public Infrastructure

Other:
•  Co-Chair, Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs Annual Conference in Hawaii, 2013
•  State Commission on National and Community Service - 2010
•  Governor's Working Group on the Purchase of Turtle Bay - 2009
•  Board of Directors, National Association of Counties (NACo) - 2003-2009
•  NACo Annual Conference Advisory Committee - 2005
•  Chair, NACo 2005 Annual Conference and Exposition Steering Committee
•  Secretary, Hawaii State Association of Counties - 2003-2004
•  Chair, Wahiawa Neighborhood Board, 2000-2002

Nominations/Invitations:

•  American Council Professional Fellows Program to Armenia - 2018
•  Hispanic Council for Reform and Educational Options (HCREO) - 2015
•  National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) Gettysburg Leadership Experience - 2015
•  American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) Exchange Program to Australia - 2013
•  American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Educational Seminar in Israel - 2013
•  Young Elected Officials (YEO) 2013 National Convening, Washington, D. C.
•  Council of State Governments (CSG), Western Legislative Academy for Legislators - 2012
•  Emerging Leaders Program, University of Virginia - 2013
•  Board of Hispanic Caucus Chairs Leadership Workshop, Harvard Kennedy School of Executive Education - 2013

Community Service:

•  Member, Leilehua Alumni and Community Association
•  Member, Hawaii Bicycling League
•  Member, Advisory Council, Leeward Community College
•  Member, Leeward Community College Culinary Institute Board
•  Vice-President (2001-2002), Filipino Chamber of Commerce
•  Member, Wahiawa Lions Club
•  Member, Our Lady of Sorrows Parish

Honors and Awards:

•  HawaiiKidsCAN 2018 Legislative Champion - 2018
•  Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation Inaugural Champion of Agriculture Award - 2013
•  Filipino Community Council of Hawaii Progress Award for Excellence in Government Service, 2007
•  Pacific Century Fellow, 2004
•  Pacific Business News Forty and Under 40 Award, 2001
•  Public Relations Society of America Koa Anvil Award, 2001

Certifications:

•  U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Incident Command System (ICS-402) - 2013

Current Profession:

•  Member, DTL Hawaii

Prior Professions:

•  Director of Marketing, Watermark Publishing
•  Account Supervisor, Stryker Weiner & Yokota Public Relations
•  Account Executive, McNeil Wilson Communications
•  Public Relations Coordinator, Hilton Hawaiian Village

Creator/Author:

•  The Whitmore Project - a project to revitalize Central Oahu by re-establishing agricultural dominance in the area resulting in creation of jobs and promoting economic development.
•  Publications: The Okazu Guide, The Puka Guide, The Omiyage Guide - books focusing on such cultural activities as exploring Japanese delicatessens; "hole-in-the-wall" places that locals like to frequent; and places to buy gifts for those who engage in the local tradition of buying gifts when they travel.
Archives
2018
January 2018 (Mililani Mauka)
January 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
February 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
March 2018 (Mililani Mauka)
April 2018 (Mililani Mauka)
April 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
May 2018 (Mililani Mauka)
May 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2018 (Mililani Mauka)
July 2018 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)

2017
January 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
January 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
February 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
February 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
March 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
April 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
May 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
May 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
July 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
August 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
September 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
September 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
October 2017 (Mililani Mauka)
November 2017 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
November 2017 (Mililani Mauka)

2016
January 2016 (Mililani Mauka)
January 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
February 2016 (Mililani Mauka)
February 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
March 2016 (Mililani Mauka)
March 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
April 2016
May 2016 (Mililani Mauka)
May 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2016
July 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
September 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
September 2016 (Mililani Mauka)
October 2016 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
October 2016 (Mililani Mauka)

2015
January 2015
February 2015 (Mililani Mauka)
February 2015 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
March 2015
April 2015
May 2015 (Mililani Mauka)
May 2015 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
June 2015
July 2015
August 2015
September 2015
October 2015
November 2015

2014
January 2014
June 2014
August 2014
September 2014 (Mililani Mauka)
September 2014 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
October 2014 (Mililani Mauka)
October 2014 (Wahiawa and Whitmore Village)
November 2014

2013
January 2013
March 2013
April 2013
May 2013
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB245 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
SB247 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB274 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB296 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB297 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB298 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB299 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB300 RELATING TO DISCLOSURES FOR BIOENGINEERED FOOD.
SB318 SD2 RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SB319 RELATING TO MARIJUANA DISPENSARY GENERAL EXCISE TAX REVENUES.
SB328 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE TIMEFRAME TO RENEW THE TERM OF OFFICE OF A JUSTICE OR JUDGE AND REQUIRE CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A JUSTICE OR JUDGE TO RENEW A TERM OF OFFICE.
SB358 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
SB412 SD2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB414 RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB420 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO LASER DEVICES.
SB428 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB433 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB434 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB435 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB615 SD1 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
SB616 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB617 SD1 RELATING TO RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY GRANTS.
SB618 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB619 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB620 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB621 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
SB622 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB623 RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
SB624 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB720 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE CONCUSSION PROGRAM.
SB725 SD1 RELATING TO BONDS.
SB1040 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1041 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1042 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1043 RELATING TO WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL.
SB1044 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1059 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.
SB1085 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1094 RELATING TO THE RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB1095 RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION AND DISPOSAL OF ABANDONED OR DERELICT VEHICLES REVOLVING FUND.
SB1099 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB1100 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
SB1147 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB1161 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1183 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1185 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB1204 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1205 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1206 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1207 RELATING TO LAKE WILSON.
SB1208 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1210 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT.
SB1250 RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
SB1254 RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.
SB1255 HD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO HONOKAA LAND COMPANY, LLC.
SB1263 SD1 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.
SB1279 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1282 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB1285 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1287 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1288 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR HPC FOODS, LTD.
SB1291 SD2 RELATING TO LIQUOR.
SB1292 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HILO COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DISTRICT.
SB1298 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS.
SB1300 RELATING TO CONSERVATION.
SB1305 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1306 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
SB1307 SD2 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB1308 SD1 RELATING TO WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL.
SB1309 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB2013 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION.
SB2014 RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
SB2020 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB2064 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2083 SD1 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
SB2084 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2085 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2240 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
SB2241 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB2257 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2315 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB2316 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION, TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2317 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 6, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REPEAL THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OVER THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE, MANAGEMENT, AND OPERATION OF THE UNIVERSITY.
SB2318 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2319 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.
SB2321 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2330 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS.
SB2334 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PLANNING.
SB2342 SD1 RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB2350 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB2478 RELATING TO INTERNET WEB SITES.
SB2504 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2505 RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS.
SB2506 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2507 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2508 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2509 RELATING TO THE HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT.
SB2510 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2511 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.
SB2512 RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSING.
SB2513 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2514 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2515 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYMENT.
SB2516 RELATING TO THE STATE COMMISSION FOR COMMUNITY INVESTMENT.
SB2517 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2518 RELATING TO COMMUNITY PLANNING.
SB2519 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB2520 SD1 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB2521 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.
SB2522 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2523 SD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2524 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO COUNTY LAND USE REQUIREMENTS.
SB2525 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
SB2526 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB2549 SD1 RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
SB2598 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SALARY OVERPAYMENTS.
SB2607 SD1 RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2609 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.
SB2610 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES.
SB2611 RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.
SB2613 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB2661 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2662 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2663 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2664 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2665 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2666 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2667 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2668 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2669 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2670 SD3 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2671 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2672 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2673 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2674 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2675 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2676 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2677 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2678 SD3 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2679 RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
SB2680 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
SB2862 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2865 SD1 RELATING TO THE INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY.
SB2868 SD3 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2869 RELATING TO COURT PROCEEDINGS.
SB2871 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2890 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2891 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB2892 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB2893 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY DISTRICTS.
SB2894 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2960 SD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
SB2961 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2968 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2969 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREAS.
SB2972 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT.
SB2985 RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.
SB2986 SD1 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
SB2999 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3007 RELATING TO A DEPARTMENT OF AIRPORTS.
SB3057 SD1 RELATED TO LAND-SECURED FINANCING.
SB3071 RELATING TO PEST CONTROL OPERATORS.
SB3072 RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
SB3073 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3085 RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
SB3086 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB3087 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB3088 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3089 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CERTIFICATES OF CONVEYANCE.
SB3090 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB3104 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
SCR22 SD1 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS TO IMPROVING THE STATE'S HIRING PROCESSES.
SCR26 REQUESTING THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION TO ESTABLISH REGULATIONS TO REQUIRE ALL CELLULAR PHONES TO RECEIVE EMERGENCY ALERTS WITHOUT AN OPTION TO OPT OUT OF RECEIVING EMERGENCY ALERT MESSAGES AND WITHOUT ANY ADDED COSTS TO SERVICE PLANS.
SCR29 SD2 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S ACTIVITIES RELATED TO MAUNA KEA.
SCR30 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL INCOME TAX LAW.
SCR50 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING DESIGNATING, DISSOLVING, OR TRANSFERRING CERTAIN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS UNDER THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
SCR51 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM THE STATE OF HAWAII AS A PURPLE HEART STATE IN HONOR OF THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF OUR NATION'S UNIFORMED ARMED SERVICES PERSONNEL WHO WERE WOUNDED OR KILLED WHILE PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM.
SCR52 REQUESTING THE STATE TO INCLUDE IN ITS LIST OF FIRST RESPONDERS A NETWORK OF ORGANIZATIONS CONTRACTED TO IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE FOOD, BEVERAGES, AND ICE TO CITIZENS DURING A NATURAL DISASTER.
SCR54 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF MEDICAL BILL REVIEW COSTS ON THE STATE'S WORKERS' COMPENSATION SYSTEM.
SCR56 SD1 URGING THE COUNTIES TO ADOPT SUPPLEMENTAL RULES PURSUANT TO SECTION 514B-6, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO ENSURE THE CONFORMANCE OF CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES TO THE PURPOSES AND PROVISIONS OF COUNTY ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCES.
SCR57 URGING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO REVIEW PROCEDURES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE IMPORTATION PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SCR58 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH A UNIVERSITY ZONING DISTRICT FOR HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
SCR59 HD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO START A FARM APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM.
SCR60 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO NEGOTIATE LAND EXCHANGES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING PRIVATE LANDS SUITABLE FOR LONG-TERM DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION IN EXCHANGE FOR STATE LANDS TO BE ACQUIRED FOR AFFORDABLE, WORKFORCE, AND OTHER HOUSING FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS.
SCR71 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A MASTER PLAN FOR A PARCEL IN THE NANAKULI-WAI‘ANAE COMPLEX AREA THAT WOULD INCLUDE AN ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER AND OTHER FEATURES.
SCR81 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE HOW THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CAN MAXIMIZE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUPPORT SERVICES OFFERED TO ELIGIBLE STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
SCR83 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS BOTH THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF PROPOSED MANDATED HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE THAT REQUIRES INSURERS, HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL SERVICES PLANS, AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZATIONS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR MEDICAL PROCEDURES TO ELIMINATE OR PROVIDE MAXIMUM FEASIBLE TREATMENT OF PORT-WINE STAINS.
SCR84 SD1 URGING EACH COUNTY TO DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER A PERMITTING SYSTEM FOR NON-PERMITTED OWNER-OCCUPIED TRANSIENT VACATION UNITS.
SCR85 SD2 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM'S VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUDGET AND FINANCE TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO REDEVELOP THE LOWER CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA THROUGH A PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
SCR86 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REDISTRICT STUDENTS WHO WILL BE LIVING IN THE KOA RIDGE DEVELOPMENT TO THE PEARL CITY-WAIPAHU COMPLEX AREA.
SCR93 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, AND OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ALL UNSPENT FEDERAL FUNDS FOR EACH STATE DEPARTMENT OR ENTITY UNDER ITS RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
SCR158 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A JOINT TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND EXAMINE POTENTIAL SOURCES OF INCREASED REVENUE AND MEASURES TO REDUCE STATE COSTS.
SCR159 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A COMPUTER SCIENCE TASK FORCE TO REVIEW COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMS IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO SUPPORT, STRENGTHEN, AND ESTABLISH PARTNERSHIPS AMONG EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS, INDUSTRIES, AND BUSINESSES TO IMPROVE COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAMS.
SCR160 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE STUDENT AID OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR ADULTS AND OPT TO ENROLL IN AND COMPLETE THE COMPETENCY-BASED COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM TO EARN A HAWAII ADULT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIPLOMA.
SCR161 URGING THE GOVERNOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO IMPROVE HAWAII'S EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND HAZARD MITIGATION MEASURES.
SCR162 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS WHEREBY THE PUBLIC MAY PETITION THE BOARD TO ADD ITEMS TO THE AGENDA OF THE NEXT MEETING.
SCR163 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT THE LEASE BUYBACK PROGRAM AND ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES FOR THE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO ACT 177, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2015.
SCR164 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO SUBMIT A RECOMMENDED DEFINITION OF "AGRICULTURAL HUB" OR "FOOD HUB" AND, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, AND OTHER ENTITIES DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE, IDENTIFY AREAS IN THE STATE THAT ARE POTENTIALLY SUITABLE TO BECOME AGRICULTURAL HUBS OR FOOD HUBS.
SCR165 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S PROCEDURES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE IMPORTATION PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
SCR166 SD1 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM TO UTILIZE AND EXPAND EXISTING UNDERGRADUATE GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENT CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS ACROSS THE VARIOUS CAMPUSES RATHER THAN ALLOW EACH CAMPUS TO CREATE ITS OWN CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS.
SCR167 SD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO REVIEW AND UPDATE THE IMPORT PERMIT PROCESS FOR ALL AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE RECOMMENDING ANY REQUIRED LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO THE IMPORT PERMIT PROCESS.
SCR168 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT OCEAN AND WATER SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.
SCR169 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO TRANSFER THE OPERATION AND LANDS OF WAIALEE LIVESTOCK EXPERIMENT STATION TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SR12 SD1 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY BARRIERS TO IMPROVING THE STATE'S HIRING PROCESSES.
SR14 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL INCOME TAX LAW.
SR22 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING DESIGNATING, DISSOLVING, OR TRANSFERRING CERTAIN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS UNDER THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
SR23 REQUESTING THE STATE TO INCLUDE IN ITS LIST OF FIRST RESPONDERS A NETWORK OF ORGANIZATIONS CONTRACTED TO IMMEDIATELY PROVIDE FOOD, BEVERAGES, AND ICE TO CITIZENS DURING A NATURAL DISASTER.
SR25 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ASSESS THE IMPACT OF MEDICAL BILL REVIEW COSTS ON THE STATE'S WORKERS' COMPENSATION SYSTEM.
SR27 SD1 URGING THE COUNTIES TO ADOPT SUPPLEMENTAL RULES PURSUANT TO SECTION 514B-6, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO ENSURE THE CONFORMANCE OF CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY REGIMES TO THE PURPOSES AND PROVISIONS OF COUNTY ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCES.
SR28 URGING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO REVIEW PROCEDURES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE IMPORTATION PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SR29 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH A UNIVERSITY ZONING DISTRICT FOR HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
SR30 URGING THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO START A FARM APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM.
SR31 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO NEGOTIATE LAND EXCHANGES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ACQUIRING PRIVATE LANDS SUITABLE FOR LONG-TERM DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION IN EXCHANGE FOR STATE LANDS TO BE ACQUIRED FOR AFFORDABLE, WORKFORCE, AND OTHER HOUSING FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS.
SR41 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A MASTER PLAN FOR A PARCEL IN THE NANAKULI-WAI‘ANAE COMPLEX AREA THAT WOULD INCLUDE AN ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER AND OTHER FEATURES.
SR51 SD1 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE IMPACTS OF AN AGING POPULATION IN HAWAII.
SR52 SD1 URGING EACH COUNTY TO DEVELOP AND ADMINISTER A PERMITTING SYSTEM FOR NON-PERMITTED OWNER-OCCUPIED TRANSIENT VACATION UNITS.
SR53 SD2 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM'S VICE PRESIDENT FOR BUDGET AND FINANCE TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO REDEVELOP THE LOWER CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA THROUGH A PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
SR54 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REDISTRICT STUDENTS WHO WILL BE LIVING IN THE KOA RIDGE DEVELOPMENT TO THE PEARL CITY-WAIPAHU COMPLEX AREA.
SR118 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A JOINT TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND EXAMINE POTENTIAL SOURCES OF INCREASED REVENUE AND MEASURES TO REDUCE STATE COSTS.
SR119 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE STUDENT AID OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS WHO ATTEND A DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR ADULTS AND OPT TO ENROLL IN AND COMPLETE THE COMPETENCY-BASED COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM TO EARN A HAWAII ADULT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DIPLOMA.
SR120 URGING THE GOVERNOR AND DIRECTOR OF THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO IMPROVE HAWAII'S EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND HAZARD MITIGATION MEASURES.
SR121 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS WHEREBY THE PUBLIC MAY PETITION THE BOARD TO ADD ITEMS TO THE AGENDA OF THE NEXT MEETING.
SR122 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT THE LEASE BUYBACK PROGRAM AND ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES FOR THE PROGRAM PURSUANT TO ACT 177, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2015.
SR123 SD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO SUBMIT A RECOMMENDED DEFINITION OF "AGRICULTURAL HUB" OR "FOOD HUB" AND, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, IDENTIFY AREAS IN THE STATE THAT ARE POTENTIALLY SUITABLE TO BECOME AGRICULTURAL HUBS OR FOOD HUBS.
SR124 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S PROCEDURES RELATING TO AQUACULTURE IMPORTATION PERMIT APPLICATIONS.
SR125 SD1 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM TO UTILIZE AND EXPAND EXISTING UNDERGRADUATE GENERAL EDUCATION CORE REQUIREMENT CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS ACROSS THE VARIOUS CAMPUSES RATHER THAN ALLOW EACH CAMPUS TO CREATE ITS OWN CURRICULUM AND PROGRAMS.
SR126 SD1 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE TO REVIEW AND UPDATE THE IMPORT PERMIT PROCESS FOR ALL AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES AND SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE RECOMMENDING ANY REQUIRED LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO THE IMPORT PERMIT PROCESS.
SR127 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT OCEAN AND WATER SAFETY EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS.
SR128 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY ACTION TO TRANSFER THE OPERATION AND LANDS OF WAIALEE LIVESTOCK EXPERIMENT STATION TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.