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Senate District 3
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 206
phone: 808-586-9385
fax: 808-586-9391
senkanuha@capitol.hawaii.gov
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District Information
3rd Senatorial District Map - Kona, Ka‘ū
EDUCATION
•  Mokuaikaua Church Preschool
•  Kahakai Elementary School
•  Kealakehe Intermediate and High School
•  University of San Diego - Political Science, B.A., with a Minor in Business Administration

PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE
•  President, HSAC (Hawaii State Association of Counties)
•  Member, WIR Board (Western Interstate Region, an affliate of NACo)
•  Member, Board of Directors, NACo (National Association of Counties)
•  Volunteer Instructor, children's tennis at the Old Kona Airport
•  Volunteer, Kealakehe High School Waveriders Against Drugs
•  Kona Representative, Hawai‘i Island Burial Council (2010-2011)
•  Member, Board of Directors, Kai ‘O Pua Canoe Club
•  Founding Member, The Betty Kanuha Fundation, Inc. (formed in 2001 as a tribute to Dru's Grandmother), a non-profit organization supporting literacy and cultural programs
•  Vice Chair, 2011 Hawai‘i County Redistricting Commission

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
•  Chair and Presiding Officer of the County Council, 2014-2016 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Chair of the Committee on Public Works and Parks and Recreation, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Vice Chair of the Committee on Environmental Management, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Water and Agricultural Resources, Kamehameha Schools-Land Assets Division, Hawai‘i Island (supporting Kamehameha Schools' Strategic Agricultural Plan)
•  Legislative Aide, Judiciary and Labor Committee (Senator Clayton Hee, Chair), Hawai‘i State Legislature
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB1 SD2 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB9 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB12 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB16 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB114 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB115 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB210 SD1 RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.
SB229 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB253 SD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE.
SB262 RELATING TO PUEO RESEARCH.
SB263 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB265 RELATING TO ‘ULU.
SB299 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB303 HD1 RELATING TO GARDENS.
SB351 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB356 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB365 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB367 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB368 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB369 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB371 SD2 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB375 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB378 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB379 SD1 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB383 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
SB387 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB388 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB390 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
SB391 SD2 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB392 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.
SB398 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB399 RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
SB400 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB407 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB457 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE PUNA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER.
SB469 RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
SB472 SD2 RELATING TO PUNA.
SB516 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB517 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB577 SD1 RELATING TO ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY ENTITLEMENTS.
SB591 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
SB635 SD1 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE IX, SECTION 5, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB657 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB661 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO FUEL CELL ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB666 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO AN AIRPORTS CORPORATION.
SB684 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB690 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB691 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
SB698 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB867 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB868 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB869 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB870 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB871 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB872 RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
SB873 RELATING TO WORKFORCE HOUSING.
SB874 SD2 RELATING TO HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB875 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STATE LIFEGUARDS.
SB876 SD1 RELATING TO THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
SB877 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB878 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB879 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB880 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB881 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB882 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
SB883 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB884 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB885 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS CREDIT.
SB886 RELATING TO THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SB887 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.
SB888 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB889 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB890 RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
SB891 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING DEVELOPMENT.
SB892 RELATING TO EMERGENCY SERVICES.
SB893 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
SB894 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB895 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB896 RELATING TO GENERATION OF STATE REVENUES.
SB897 RELATING TO WATER QUALITY MONITORING.
SB901 SD1 RELATING TO ONSITE NON-POTABLE WATER REUSE SYSTEMS.
SB908 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
SB909 SD2 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB910 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB911 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB921 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB927 RELATING TO HUNTING.
SB929 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE COLLEGE.
SB930 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB932 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB933 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB938 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB939 SD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB968 RELATING TO CARGO INSPECTIONS.
SB982 RELATING TO KINDERGARTEN.
SB983 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1023 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGING.
SB1026 SD1 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
SB1028 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
SB1034 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB1035 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB1040 SD1 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB1042 SD1 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB1052 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1053 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
SB1058 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS.
SB1156 RELATING TO HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS.
SB1157 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB1158 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOL SUPPLIES.
SB1159 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GRID RESILIENCY.
SB1296 SD1 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
SB1297 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB1299 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB1300 RELATING TO THE KEA‘AU VILLAGE TRANSIT HUB.
SB1302 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTERS.
SB1363 SD1 RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
SB1369 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
SB1370 SD2 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
SB1388 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1406 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1407 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
SB1408 RELATING TO DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICERS.
SB1409 RELATING TO TEACHING HOSPITALS.
SB1410 SD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY SERVICES.
SB1451 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB1489 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
SB1493 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF THE PACIFIC ARTS.
SB1513 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1516 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1517 SD1 RELATING TO THE KUAKINI HIGHWAY.
SB1518 RELATING TO GENERATION OF STATE REVENUES.
SB1519 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
SB1520 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB1527 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB1531 RELATING TO IOLANI PALACE.
SCR25 URGING THE POLICE DEPARTMENTS OF EACH COUNTY TO ADOPT NEW FIREWORKS DETECTION TECHNOLOGIES TO ENFORCE FIREWORKS LAWS.
SCR28 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MANAGE THE WAI‘ANAE KAI FOREST AND RESTORE WATER FLOW IN WAI‘ANAE STREAMS FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN TRADITIONAL AND CUSTOMARY PRACTICES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WAI‘ANAE KAI WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS PLAN.
SCR54 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A TRANSPARENT, COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF CERTAIN OFFICES AND PROGRAMS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT.
SCR58 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION TO INCLUDE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION AS PART OF THE HEALTH CURRICULUM FOR STUDENTS GRADES SIX THROUGH TWELVE.
SCR70 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INDEPENDENT FISCAL AUDIT OF ALL LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATIONS CREATED OR CONTROLLED BY THE OFFICE.
SCR77 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO FUND THE HAWAII RURAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
SCR78 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PRIORITIZE FUNDING TO WIDEN KUAKINI HIGHWAY BETWEEN HENRY STREET AND KAMEHAMEHA III ROAD ON HAWAII ISLAND.
SCR79 SD1 URGING STATE ENTITIES TO GIVE CONSIDERATION TO APPLICANTS WHO WORK WITHIN TWENTY-FIVE MILES OF THE HOUSING APPLIED FOR UNDER AFFORDABLE, RESERVED, AND WORKFORCE HOUSING PROGRAMS.
SCR80 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PLACE AN EMPHASIS ON STATEWIDE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT PROGRAMS.
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.
SCR82 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION, TO STUDY THE IMPACT AND FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN WEST HAWAII.
SCR83 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CLEAN UP ALL LITTER ON THE PARCEL OF STATE LANDS, IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP KEY (3) 7-4-08: 21, LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF QUEEN KAAHUMANU HIGHWAY AND PALANI ROAD.
SCR84 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPAND AND IMPROVE HAWAII'S HOME VISITING PROGRAM.
SCR85 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PARITY WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE HOW THE STATE CAN COMPLY WITH AND EXCEED FEDERAL MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PARITY LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
SCR86 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON POTENTIAL INDUSTRIES, OTHER THAN TOURISM, TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
SCR87 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY TO CREATE A FIVE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM TO ALLOW CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS LICENSED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 465, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO PRESCRIBE PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS ONLY TO PATIENTS TREATED BY THE PSYCHOLOGIST AT A FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER.
SCR88 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO EXAMINE PARTICIPATION BY THE STATE IN THE POWERBALL AND MEGA MILLIONS MULTISTATE LOTTERY GAMES AND THE ALLOCATION OF THE INCOME FROM THOSE GAMES TO THE GENERAL FUND.
SCR89 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO WORK WITH THE CAPITOL MANAGEMENT GROUP, IN CONSULTATION WITH HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICES, TO IDENTIFY ON-SITE ENERGY PRODUCTION AND ENERGY CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITIES AND TRANSITION THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING INTO AN ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING.
SCR90 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUIRE THAT EACH OF ITS DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICERS BE A PHYSICIAN LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 453, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
SCR91 RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ADDITIONAL AMBULANCE TO SERVE RESIDENTS IN THE MAKALEI AREA, KAILUA-KONA, ISLAND OF HAWAII.
SCR92 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO PRIORITIZE INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC FACILITIES WITHIN TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT ZONES AND THE KALAELOA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN ANY OF ITS STATEWIDE PLANNING FUNCTIONS OR INVOLVEMENT THEREIN.
SCR93 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE NEEDS OF THE POPULATIONS TO BE SERVED BY A NEW INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY AND DEVELOP A COORDINATED INTERAGENCY ACTION PLAN TO IMPLEMENT NEEDED SERVICES, AND COMMENCE BUILDING A SECURE INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY.
SCR94 URGING HAWAII COFFEE GROWERS TO FORM AN ALLIANCE AND INITIATE A VOLUNTARY COFFEE BEAN INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATION PILOT PROGRAM TO HELP ENSURE THE GRADE AND ORIGIN OF GREEN COFFEE BEANS AND PREVENT FALSE CLAIMS OF HAWAII-GROWN COFFEE.
SCR95 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT OF TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES THAT WOULD BE ALLOCATED TO EACH COUNTY IF THE ALLOCATION WERE TO BE RECALCULATED BASED UPON POPULATION GROWTH FROM 2010 TO 2017.
SCR96 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING AN OFFICE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
SCR99 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE AN INTERDEPARTMENTAL WORKING GROUP TO ADDRESS THE LACK OF CONSOLIDATED, CONSISTENT HEALTH SCREENING PROGRAMS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR CHILDREN IN THE STATE.
SCR100 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP RELATING TO PATIENTS REQUIRING AN EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION.
SCR114 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT RULES TO ALLOW HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SCR142 URGING THE DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION AND THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT ON LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT AND CONDUCT QUARTERLY COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SCR143 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE INSTRUCTION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INTO HEALTH EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE.
SCR144 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO RECALCULATE AND ESTABLISH THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX ALLOCATION OF EACH COUNTY BASED UPON THE POPULATION GROWTH FROM 2010 TO 2017 IN EACH COUNTY.
SCR145 HD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO PRIORITIZE THE CONTROL OF HIGH-THREAT INVASIVE SPECIES.
SCR146 ENCOURAGING ALL COUNTIES TO INCORPORATE INTO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTY CODES THE SEVENTEEN UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SCR147 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO REEVALUATE THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SCR148 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATION PROCESS, OVERSIGHT BOARD, AND REIMBURSEMENT PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SCR149 ENCOURAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO RE-EVALUATE THE MAXIMUM CLAIMABLE AMOUNT OF THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS TAX CREDIT PER TAXPAYER IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS.
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.
SCR165 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH AN AGRICULTURAL HOUSING TASK FORCE TO STUDY EXISTING COUNTY AND STATE LAWS, RULES, AND PROCESSES TO PLAN FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ON-FARM EMPLOYEE HOUSING WITHIN THE STATE AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT.
SCR208 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY WITH EXPERTISE IN TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH, TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN SCAN SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR ANY TYPE OF ILLEGAL FIREWORK BEING IMPORTED INTO THE STATE.
SCR209 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION AND COUNTY OF HAWAII TO WORK TOGETHER TO IDENTIFY AND PURSUE THE BEST PLAN OF ACTION TO ADDRESS ISSUES AT KAHALU‘U BEACH PARK ON HAWAII ISLAND.
SR12 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.
SR20 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MANAGE THE WAI‘ANAE KAI FOREST AND RESTORE WATER FLOW IN WAI‘ANAE STREAMS FOR NATIVE HAWAIIAN TRADITIONAL AND CUSTOMARY PRACTICES AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE WAI‘ANAE KAI WILDFIRE PREPAREDNESS PLAN.
SR38 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A TRANSPARENT, COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF CERTAIN OFFICES AND PROGRAMS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE PUBLIC CONFIDENCE IN GOVERNMENT.
SR48 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONDUCT AN INDEPENDENT FISCAL AUDIT OF ALL LIMITED LIABILITY CORPORATIONS CREATED OR CONTROLLED BY THE OFFICE.
SR54 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO FUND THE HAWAII RURAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM.
SR55 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PRIORITIZE FUNDING TO WIDEN KUAKINI HIGHWAY BETWEEN HENRY STREET AND KAMEHAMEHA III ROAD ON HAWAII ISLAND.
SR56 SD1 URGING STATE ENTITIES TO GIVE CONSIDERATION TO APPLICANTS WHO WORK WITHIN TWENTY-FIVE MILES OF THE HOUSING APPLIED FOR UNDER AFFORDABLE, RESERVED, AND WORKFORCE HOUSING PROGRAMS.
SR57 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PLACE AN EMPHASIS ON STATEWIDE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT PROGRAMS.
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.
SR59 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION, TO STUDY THE IMPACT AND FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN WEST HAWAII.
SR60 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CLEAN UP ALL LITTER ON THE PARCEL OF STATE LANDS, IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP KEY (3) 7-4-08: 21, LOCATED AT THE INTERSECTION OF QUEEN KAAHUMANU HIGHWAY AND PALANI ROAD.
SR61 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPAND AND IMPROVE HAWAII'S HOME VISITING PROGRAM.
SR62 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PARITY WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE HOW THE STATE CAN COMPLY WITH AND EXCEED FEDERAL MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE PARITY LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
SR63 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON POTENTIAL INDUSTRIES, OTHER THAN TOURISM, TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
SR64 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY TO CREATE A FIVE-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM TO ALLOW CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS LICENSED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 465, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO PRESCRIBE PSYCHOTROPIC MEDICATIONS ONLY TO PATIENTS TREATED BY THE PSYCHOLOGIST AT A FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER.
SR65 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO EXAMINE PARTICIPATION BY THE STATE IN THE POWERBALL AND MEGA MILLIONS MULTISTATE LOTTERY GAMES AND THE ALLOCATION OF THE INCOME FROM THOSE GAMES TO THE GENERAL FUND.
SR66 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO WORK WITH THE CAPITOL MANAGEMENT GROUP, IN CONSULTATION WITH HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICES, TO IDENTIFY ON-SITE ENERGY PRODUCTION AND ENERGY CONSERVATION OPPORTUNITIES AND TRANSITION THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING INTO AN ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING.
SR67 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUIRE THAT EACH OF ITS DISTRICT HEALTH OFFICERS BE A PHYSICIAN LICENSED UNDER CHAPTER 453, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
SR68 RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ADDITIONAL AMBULANCE TO SERVE RESIDENTS IN THE MAKALEI AREA, KAILUA-KONA, ISLAND OF HAWAII.
SR69 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO PRIORITIZE INVESTMENT IN PUBLIC FACILITIES WITHIN TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT ZONES AND THE KALAELOA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IN ANY OF ITS STATEWIDE PLANNING FUNCTIONS OR INVOLVEMENT THEREIN.
SR70 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE NEEDS OF THE POPULATIONS TO BE SERVED BY A NEW INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY AND DEVELOP A COORDINATED INTERAGENCY ACTION PLAN TO IMPLEMENT NEEDED SERVICES, AND COMMENCE BUILDING A SECURE INPATIENT PSYCHIATRIC FACILITY.
SR71 URGING HAWAII COFFEE GROWERS TO FORM AN ALLIANCE AND INITIATE A VOLUNTARY COFFEE BEAN INSPECTION AND CERTIFICATION PILOT PROGRAM TO HELP ENSURE THE GRADE AND ORIGIN OF GREEN COFFEE BEANS AND PREVENT FALSE CLAIMS OF HAWAII-GROWN COFFEE.
SR72 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE AMOUNT OF TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX REVENUES THAT WOULD BE ALLOCATED TO EACH COUNTY IF THE ALLOCATION WERE TO BE RECALCULATED BASED UPON POPULATION GROWTH FROM 2010 TO 2017.
SR74 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP RELATING TO PATIENTS REQUIRING AN EMERGENCY MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION.
SR84 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT RULES TO ALLOW HOME SCHOOLED STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SR109 URGING THE DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION AND THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENT ON LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO IMPLEMENT AND CONDUCT QUARTERLY COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SR110 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE INSTRUCTION IN CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INTO HEALTH EDUCATION CURRICULUM FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES NINE THROUGH TWELVE IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN THE STATE.
SR111 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO RECALCULATE AND ESTABLISH THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX ALLOCATION OF EACH COUNTY BASED UPON THE POPULATION GROWTH FROM 2010 TO 2017 IN EACH COUNTY.
SR112 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF FORESTRY AND WILDLIFE IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO PRIORITIZE THE CONTROL OF HIGH-THREAT INVASIVE SPECIES.
SR113 ENCOURAGING ALL COUNTIES TO INCORPORATE INTO THEIR RESPECTIVE COUNTY CODES THE SEVENTEEN UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SR114 ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO REEVALUATE THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SR115 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE ANALYSIS AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CERTIFICATION PROCESS, OVERSIGHT BOARD, AND REIMBURSEMENT PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SR116 ENCOURAGING THE LEGISLATURE TO RE-EVALUATE THE MAXIMUM CLAIMABLE AMOUNT OF THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS TAX CREDIT PER TAXPAYER IN ORDER TO ADDRESS THE SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE RENTAL UNITS FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS.
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.
SR131 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH AN AGRICULTURAL HOUSING TASK FORCE TO STUDY EXISTING COUNTY AND STATE LAWS, RULES, AND PROCESSES TO PLAN FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ON-FARM EMPLOYEE HOUSING WITHIN THE STATE AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT.
SR167 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN CONSULTATION WITH ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY WITH EXPERTISE IN TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH, TO CONDUCT RESEARCH ON TECHNOLOGY THAT CAN SCAN SHIPPING CONTAINERS FOR ANY TYPE OF ILLEGAL FIREWORK BEING IMPORTED INTO THE STATE.
SR168 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION AND COUNTY OF HAWAII TO WORK TOGETHER TO IDENTIFY AND PURSUE THE BEST PLAN OF ACTION TO ADDRESS ISSUES AT KAHALU‘U BEACH PARK ON HAWAII ISLAND.