30th Legislature, 2019
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Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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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
SB197 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB203 RELATING TO VACCINATIONS.
SB273 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB274 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SB275 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION.
SB276 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB277 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB278 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
SB279 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SB280 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
SB281 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
SB282 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB283 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB284 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
SB285 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
SB286 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
SB287 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE.
SB288 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB289 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SB290 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB291 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
SB297 RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA.
SB298 RELATING TO TAX INCREMENT BONDS.
SB303 RELATING TO GARDENS.
SB338 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB341 SD2 RELATED TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB342 RELATING TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE.
SB364 SD2 RELATING TO TOURISM.
SB365 SD2 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB366 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB367 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB368 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB369 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB370 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB371 SD2 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB372 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB373 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB374 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
SB375 SD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB376 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB377 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB378 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB379 SD1 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB380 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB381 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB382 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB383 SD2 RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
SB384 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB385 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.
SB386 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE SUN SCREENING DEVICES.
SB387 SD2 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB388 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB389 RELATING TO PREFERENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES FOR PROTECTED AGRICULTURE.
SB390 SD2 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
SB391 SD2 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB392 SD2 RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.
SB393 SD1 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
SB394 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB395 SD1 RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB396 SD1 RELATING TO MARKETPLACE FACILITATORS.
SB397 SD2 RELATING TO CONTRACTING.
SB398 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB399 RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
SB492 SD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SB493 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE INSURANCE.
SB494 SD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL FUND BALANCE.
SB495 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB584 RELATING TO FUNDING FOR SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
SB666 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AN AIRPORTS CORPORATION.
SB684 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB686 SD1 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB690 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB691 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
SB698 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB711 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LAND.
SB712 SD2 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB713 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB714 SD2 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB832 SD1 RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB837 SD2 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB843 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB845 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB858 SD1 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 12 AND 13, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTIES TO ISSUE TAX INCREMENT BONDS AND TO EXCLUDE TAX INCREMENT BONDS FROM DETERMINATIONS OF THE FUNDED DEBT OF THE COUNTIES.
SB860 RELATING TO COURT PROCEEDINGS.
SB890 RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
SB895 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB968 RELATING TO CARGO INSPECTIONS.
SB973 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB976 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.
SB979 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.
SB981 SD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD SPECIAL FUND.
SB983 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1033 SD2 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
SB1034 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB1035 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB1036 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
SB1037 SD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB1038 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
SB1039 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
SB1040 SD1 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB1041 SD2 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
SB1042 SD1 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB1065 RELATING TO HIRING.
SB1128 RELATING TO IMPROVEMENTS AT LEILEHUA HIGH SCHOOL.
SB1129 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE WAHIAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY.
SB1130 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1131 SD2 RELATING TO OHANA ZONES.
SB1132 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES.
SB1358 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR AGRICULTURAL LAND ON OAHU.
SB1359 SD2 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB1360 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1361 SD1 RELATING TO ESTATE TAXES.
SB1362 SD1 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB1417 SD2 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
SB1419 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1421 SD1 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PRETRIAL REFORM.
SB1446 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB1451 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB1458 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE WAHIAWA WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT.
SB1459 SD2 RELATING TO THE STATE SURFING COMMISSION.
SB1460 SD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB1461 RELATING TO SCIENCE.
SB1468 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB1504 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1505 SD1 RELATING TO HARBORS.
SB1514 SD1 RELATING TO STATE AGENCIES.
SB1515 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1531 RELATING TO IOLANI PALACE.
SB1533 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SCR12 REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
SCR20 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE PROCESSING OF STATE OF HAWAII PLANT AND ANIMAL DECLARATION FORMS, INCLUDING THE COSTS INVOLVED, AND CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE EFFICACY OF SUCH FORMS.
SCR29 URGING CONGRESS TO AMEND TITLE 42 UNITED STATES CODE SECTION 16355 AND LIFT THE PROHIBITION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW NATIONAL LABORATORIES.
SCR30 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO IDENTIFY LANDS SUITABLE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW NATIONAL LABORATORY IN HAWAII.
SCR31 DESIGNATING THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AND ITS GROUNDS AS A SINGLE-USE PLASTIC FREE ZONE.
SCR36 URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION LIMITED TO PROPOSING AMENDMENTS THAT IMPOSE FISCAL RESTRAINTS ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, LIMIT THE POWER AND JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND LIMIT THE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR ITS OFFICIALS AND FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
SCR49 URGING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSFER MANAGEMENT OF ALL SUBMERGED LANDS, THE BOAT LAUNCH RAMP, AND ANY RELATED BOAT LAUNCH RAMP FACILITIES LOCATED AT THE WAHIAWA FRESHWATER STATE RECREATION AREA FROM THE DIVISION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES TO THE DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION.
SCR50 RENAMING THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY AS THE GEORGE R. ARIYOSHI NATURAL ENERGY LAB.
SCR51 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT OCEAN SAFETY AND STEWARDSHIP EDUCATION FOR ALL FOURTH GRADE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
SCR52 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO AMEND THE DEFINITIONS OF "EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN-BASIC" AND "EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN-PARAMEDIC" UNDER SECTION 16-85-53.5, HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
SCR68 ENDORSING AND ADOPTING, AND URGING FEDERAL LEADERS AND THE NATION TO ENDORSE, THE TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 16 FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS.
SCR71 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON EARLY LEARNING TO EXAMINE AND CONSIDER A SLIDING SCALE TUITION OR FEE SCHEDULE FOR STATE PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
SCR73 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES TO CREATE A STRATEGY FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT MODERN FARMING.
SCR81 REQUESTING ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY, INTERMEDIATE, AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 291C-3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR KEIKI HEALTH BENEFITS.
SCR84 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPAND AND IMPROVE HAWAII'S HEALTHY START PROGRAM.
SCR89 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO TRANSITION THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL BUILDING INTO A NET-ZERO ENERGY BUILDING THAT PRODUCES ITS OWN RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SCR115 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PRIORITIZE THE PLANTING OF FOUR MILLION TREES ALONG STREETS AND ROADWAYS WITHIN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS TO HELP ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE AND MAKE COMPLETE STREETS STATEWIDE.
SCR116 REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONVENE A TASKFORCE TO REVIEW EXISTING LAWS RELATING TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO STRENGTHEN APPLICABLE LAWS.
SCR117 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF TAXATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSIDER WORLDWIDE COMBINED REPORTING OF CORPORATE INCOME.
SCR118 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DESIGNATE AREAS IN EACH COUNTY FOR DAIRY OPERATIONS AND DEVELOP INCENTIVES TO ATTRACT DAIRY OPERATORS TO THE STATE.
SCR119 REQUESTING THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO CREATE AND IMPLEMENT A STRATEGIC PLAN TO INCREASE RENEWABLE ENERGY AND LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION AND CREATE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT BASED ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STRATEGIC PLAN.
SCR120 REQUESTING THE HAWAII DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES COUNCIL TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO COORDINATE ALL SERVICES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES.
SCR121 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OTHER PRINCIPAL DEPARTMENTS, THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, THE LEGISLATURE, AND THE JUDICIARY TO IMPLEMENT A PILOT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM TO TRAIN NEW EMPLOYEES FOR GOVERNMENT JOBS.
SCR122 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO NOMINATE OPPORTUNITY ZONES TO ASSIST WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN CENSUS TRACTS IN WAHIAWA AND WHITMORE VILLAGE.
SCR123 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO STRENGTHEN AND ENHANCE THE SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PIPELINE FOR POSITIONS IN PUBLIC SAFETY.
SCR124 URGING THE GOVERNOR, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A TREE PLANTING PROGRAM.
SCR125 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONSULTATION WITH ITS FACILITIES OFFICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES, AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES, TO DEVELOP AN INTEGRATED PLAN TO PROVIDE CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, AND ASSOCIATED PATHWAYS IN THE AREAS OF FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT.
SCR126 URGING THE GOVERNOR, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, AND OTHER RELATED ENTITIES TO TAKE ACTION TO HELP EXPAND THE AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY IN THE STATE.
SCR139 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE REVIEW OF THE REGISTRATION AND REGULATION OF TRANSIENT VACATION UNIT OWNERS.
SCR154 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF VARIOUS PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII WEST OAHU THAT RECEIVE EXTRAMURAL FUNDING, INCLUDING TITLE III GRANT FUNDING.
SCR157 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY STRATEGIC PLAN AND PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SCR158 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION TO WORK WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO ASSIST IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HISTORICAL MARKERS AND TRAILS.
SCR159 REQUESTING STATE EMPLOYERS TO CAPITALIZE UPON THE POTENTIAL OF THE STUDENT INTERN (PROFESSIONAL) I & II PROGRAM TO PREPARE HAWAII'S COLLEGIATE STUDENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE.
SCR162 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, AND OTHER RELEVANT STATE AGENCIES TO CONDUCT A STATEWIDE DNA STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER RESIDENTS OF THE STATE WITH THE GENETIC VARIANT RS12252-C MAY BE AT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF INFLUENZA.
SCR163 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S STATEWIDE BACKLOG OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS.
SCR164 AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT SPRECKELSVILLE, WAILUKU, MAUI, FOR THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND BOULDER REVETMENT AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.
SCR169 DESIGNATING APRIL AS ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
SCR210 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT FOR GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANTS EMPLOYED AT THE UNIVERSITY.
SCR211 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO FINALIZE MEMORANDUMS OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR PURPOSES OF DIVERSIFYING SOURCES OF IRRIGATION.
SCR212 REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONVENE A JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE DESIGN SOLUTIONS AND SAFETY FEATURES TO ENHANCE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ON STATE AND COUNTY ROADS.
SR11 REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
SR15 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE PROCESSING OF STATE OF HAWAII PLANT AND ANIMAL DECLARATION FORMS, INCLUDING THE COSTS INVOLVED, AND CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE EFFICACY OF SUCH FORMS.
SR21 URGING CONGRESS TO AMEND TITLE 42 UNITED STATES CODE SECTION 16355 AND LIFT THE PROHIBITION ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW NATIONAL LABORATORIES.
SR22 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO IDENTIFY LANDS SUITABLE FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW NATIONAL LABORATORY IN HAWAII.
SR23 DESIGNATING THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL BUILDING AND ITS GROUNDS AS A SINGLE-USE PLASTIC FREE ZONE.
SR35 URGING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO TRANSFER MANAGEMENT OF ALL SUBMERGED LANDS, THE BOAT LAUNCH RAMP, AND ANY RELATED BOAT LAUNCH RAMP FACILITIES LOCATED AT THE WAHIAWA FRESHWATER STATE RECREATION AREA FROM THE DIVISION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES TO THE DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION.
SR36 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT OCEAN SAFETY AND STEWARDSHIP EDUCATION FOR ALL FOURTH GRADE PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
SR46 ENDORSING AND ADOPTING, AND URGING FEDERAL LEADERS AND THE NATION TO ENDORSE, THE TREATY ON THE PROHIBITION OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS TO SUPPORT UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 16 FOR PEACE, JUSTICE, AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS.
SR49 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON EARLY LEARNING TO EXAMINE AND CONSIDER A SLIDING SCALE TUITION OR FEE SCHEDULE FOR STATE PRE-KINDERGARTEN PROGRAMS.
SR51 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES TO CREATE A STRATEGY FOR STUDENTS TO LEARN ABOUT MODERN FARMING.
SR52 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER AGENCY AND COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS TO CONTINUE MEETING AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
SR58 REQUESTING ALL PUBLIC ELEMENTARY, INTERMEDIATE, AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN THE STATE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO SECTION 291C-3, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, FOR KEIKI HEALTH BENEFITS.
SR61 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPAND AND IMPROVE HAWAII'S HEALTHY START PROGRAM.
SR66 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO TRANSITION THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL BUILDING INTO A NET-ZERO ENERGY BUILDING THAT PRODUCES ITS OWN RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SR79 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES TO INCLUDE IN THE EXECUTIVE SUMMARY OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE A TABULATED REPORT WITH INFORMATION RELATING TO UNRESOLVED COMPLAINTS.
SR85 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PRIORITIZE THE PLANTING OF FOUR MILLION TREES ALONG STREETS AND ROADWAYS WITHIN THE NEXT FOUR YEARS TO HELP ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE AND MAKE COMPLETE STREETS STATEWIDE.
SR86 REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONVENE A TASKFORCE TO REVIEW EXISTING LAWS RELATING TO DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO STRENGTHEN APPLICABLE LAWS.
SR87 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF TAXATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONSIDER WORLDWIDE COMBINED REPORTING OF CORPORATE INCOME.
SR88 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DESIGNATE AREAS IN EACH COUNTY FOR DAIRY OPERATIONS AND DEVELOP INCENTIVES TO ATTRACT DAIRY OPERATORS TO THE STATE.
SR89 REQUESTING THE STATE ENERGY OFFICE, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO CREATE AND IMPLEMENT A STRATEGIC PLAN TO INCREASE RENEWABLE ENERGY AND LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION AND CREATE AN ECONOMIC IMPACT REPORT BASED ON IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STRATEGIC PLAN.
SR90 REQUESTING THE HAWAII DEVELOPMENT DISABILITIES COUNCIL TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO COORDINATE ALL SERVICES PROVIDED TO INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES.
SR91 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE OTHER PRINCIPAL DEPARTMENTS, THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, THE LEGISLATURE, AND THE JUDICIARY TO IMPLEMENT A PILOT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM TO TRAIN NEW EMPLOYEES FOR GOVERNMENT JOBS.
SR92 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO NOMINATE OPPORTUNITY ZONES TO ASSIST WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN CENSUS TRACTS IN WAHIAWA AND WHITMORE VILLAGE.
SR93 URGING THE GOVERNOR, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A TREE PLANTING PROGRAM.
SR94 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO STRENGTHEN AND ENHANCE THE SCHOOL-TO-CAREER PIPELINE FOR POSITIONS IN PUBLIC SAFETY.
SR95 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONSULTATION WITH ITS FACILITIES OFFICES, THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES, AND INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES, TO DEVELOP AN INTEGRATED PLAN TO PROVIDE CERTIFICATES, DEGREES, AND ASSOCIATED PATHWAYS IN THE AREAS OF FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT.
SR96 URGING THE GOVERNOR, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES, AND OTHER RELATED ENTITIES TO TAKE ACTION TO HELP EXPAND THE AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY IN THE STATE.
SR106 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.
SR120 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII OFFICE OF INTERNAL AUDIT TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF VARIOUS PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII WEST OAHU THAT RECEIVE EXTRAMURAL FUNDING, INCLUDING TITLE III GRANT FUNDING.
SR123 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY STRATEGIC PLAN AND PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
SR124 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION TO WORK WITH COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO ASSIST IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF HISTORICAL MARKERS AND TRAILS.
SR125 REQUESTING STATE EMPLOYERS TO CAPITALIZE UPON THE POTENTIAL OF THE STUDENT INTERN (PROFESSIONAL) I & II PROGRAM TO PREPARE HAWAII'S COLLEGIATE STUDENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT WITH THE STATE.
SR128 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, AND OTHER RELEVANT STATE AGENCIES TO CONDUCT A STATEWIDE DNA STUDY TO DETERMINE WHETHER RESIDENTS OF THE STATE WITH THE GENETIC VARIANT RS12252-C MAY BE AT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF INFLUENZA.
SR129 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S STATEWIDE BACKLOG OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS.
SR130 AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT SPRECKELSVILLE, WAILUKU, MAUI, FOR THE EXISTING SEAWALL AND BOULDER REVETMENT AND FOR USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.
SR169 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT FOR GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANTS EMPLOYED AT THE UNIVERSITY.
SR170 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO FINALIZE MEMORANDUMS OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR PURPOSES OF DIVERSIFYING SOURCES OF IRRIGATION.
SR171 REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE AND SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONVENE A JOINT LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE DESIGN SOLUTIONS AND SAFETY FEATURES TO ENHANCE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY ON STATE AND COUNTY ROADS.