31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 46
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 303
phone: 808-586-6700
fax: 808-586-6702
repperruso@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
46 - Wahiawa, Whitmore Village, Launani Valley

Neighborhood Boards
Wahiawā, Whitmore Village No. 26
Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley No. 35
Education
• Ph.D. in Political Science, UH Manoa, awarded with distinction (2013)
• PBSCE-SS, University of Hawaii at Manoa (2000)
• Ph.D. program in Chinese History, University of California at Los Angeles (1992-1995)
• Fulbright Scholar, University of Helsinki, Finland (1990-1992)
• B.A. with Honors Political Science and East Asian Studies, (1986-1990)

Work Experience
• Secretary-Treasurer, Hawaii State Teachers Association (2015-2018)
• Social Studies Teacher, Mililani High School (2004-2016)
• Teacher, Kapolei Middle School, Kapolei (2002-2004)
• Teacher, Highlands Intermediate School, Pearl City (2001-2002)
• Service Industry Management (1998-2000)
• Teaching Assistant, University of California at Los Angeles (1994-1995)
• Visiting Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Finland (1991-1992)
• Co-founded Wahiawa Agricultural Association (2017)
• Founded Civic Educational Council (2016)
• Governor's ESSA Task Force-Sole Secondary Teacher (2016)
• James Madison Fellowship for American Constitutionalism (2015)
• Course Development Consultant for Hawaii DOE E-School (2014)
• Project Coordinator: Hawaii State High School Legislative Internship (2013-2014)
• College Board Reader: U.S. Government and Politics A.P Exam (2008-2017)
• State Social Studies Content Panel (2012-2017)
• National Gilder-Lehrman Outstanding History Teacher Award Finalist (2012)
• Daughters of American Revolution History Teacher of the Year Award Hawaii (2011)
• Kenneth Behring Outstanding History Day Teaching Award (2009)
• Hawaii History Day Teacher of the Year (2009)
• Walmart/PDK Hawaii Teacher of the Year (2007)
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB2 RELATING TO PAID SICK LEAVE.
HB3 RELATING TO REVENUE GENERATION.
HB4 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB5 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
HB6 RELATING TO GREEN FEES.
HB7 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB8 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB9 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DIVERSIFICATION.
HB10 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB11 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB32 HD1 RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS.
HB35 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB46 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
HB72 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.
HB73 HD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY WORKERS.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB76 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
HB78 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES.
HB79 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB80 HD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
HB83 RELATING TO INTERNET SERVICES.
HB94 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB95 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB96 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.
HB98 HD2 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB99 RELATING TO THE CLEAN WATER ACT.
HB100 HD1 RELATING TO INSPECTION FEES.
HB101 RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
HB102 HD1 RELATING TO SUNSCREENS.
HB112 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
HB114 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
HB123 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 4, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH LEGISLATIVE TERM LIMITS.
HB124 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB225 HD2 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB226 RELATING TO FAIR DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIR.
HB227 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB235 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB236 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
HB238 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB239 HD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN ADVERTISEMENTS.
HB240 HD1 RELATING TO A BANK OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HB243 HD1 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
HB244 HD1 RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.
HB247 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
HB282 HD1 RELATING TO MINORS.
HB291 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB292 RELATING TO TAX AMNESTY.
HB293 RELATING TO POLLING PLACES.
HB294 RELATING TO INTOXICANTS.
HB295 RELATING TO IMPACT FEES.
HB297 RELATING TO LABOR.
HB322 RELATING TO MANUFACTURING.
HB327 HD2 RELATING TO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.
HB328 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB331 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
HB384 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB385 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB386 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB388 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB389 HD1 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB418 RELATING TO MINORS.
HB419 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
HB420 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB421 RELATING TO AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM ON CANNABIS IN HAWAII.
HB422 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB432 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB438 RELATING TO EXTERNAL CONTRACTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB439 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF TENANTS.
HB440 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB441 RELATING TO TAX HAVEN ABUSE.
HB442 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB443 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS.
HB444 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VIII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
HB445 HD1 RELATING TO INCREASING THE ESTATE TAX.
HB448 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB449 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE QUALIFYING AGE OF VOTERS FOR ANY STATE OR LOCAL ELECTION.
HB450 RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE.
HB451 RELATING TO CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE.
HB452 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB453 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
HB460 RELATING TO A CARBON TAX.
HB461 HD1 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB462 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
HB463 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
HB464 RELATING TO STREAM PROTECTION.
HB484 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
HB487 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB490 HD1 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB522 RELATING TO CORAL.
HB523 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB538 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
HB543 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB544 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT MAUNA KEA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
HB545 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB549 RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.
HB550 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB551 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO GUARANTEE ALL INDIVIDUALS THE RIGHT TO HAVE A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.
HB552 HD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB553 HD1 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF SHARKS.
HB554 HD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
HB555 HD1 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
HB556 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB557 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB558 HD1 RELATING TO CLEAN ENERGY FINANCING.
HB559 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB562 HD1 RELATING TO BOTTLED WATER.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB564 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
HB566 HD1 RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
HB567 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
HB568 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
HB569 HD2 RELATING TO VICTIM-COUNSELOR PRIVILEGE.
HB571 HD1 RELATING TO CHILDLIKE SEX DOLLS.
HB600 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB601 HD2 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB603 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB606 HD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB608 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB609 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB611 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB612 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB690 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REQUIRE THAT THE STATEWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM BE THOROUGH AND EFFICIENT.
HB691 RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY.
HB692 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION.
HB693 RELATING TO MAUNA KEA.
HB694 RELATING TO TARO.
HB702 HD2 RELATING TO FARM TO SCHOOL PROCUREMENT.
HB703 RELATING TO MAUNA KEA.
HB704 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB705 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-SIXTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB706 HD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WAHIAWA GENERAL HOSPITAL.
HB767 HD2 RELATING TO THE FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
HB770 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB771 HD1 RELATING TO LIQUOR.
HB781 RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISM.
HB783 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
HB784 RELATING TO TRESPASS.
HB786 RELATING TO THE FOOD WASTE RECYCLING.
HB794 RELATING TO ONLINE ACCOUNT PRIVACY.
HB795 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB796 HD2 RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER DEATHS.
HB797 RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS.
HB798 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB801 HD1 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
HB802 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
HB803 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
HB804 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB805 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB812 HD1 RELATING TO TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION.
HB815 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB816 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB817 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB823 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY.
HB826 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
HB827 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB828 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
HB829 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
HB830 RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
HB831 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB842 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
HB843 RELATING TO FILM TAX CREDIT EXTENSION.
HB856 HD1 RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
HB857 RELATING TO RENTALS OF MOPEDS AND MOTOR SCOOTERS.
HB858 RELATING TO ELECTRIC HYDROFOIL SURFBOARDS.
HB859 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA MODERNIZATION.
HB860 HD1 RELATING TO ROOFTOP SOLAR INSTALLATION.
HB861 RELATING TO COMPOSTING.
HB865 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
HB866 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB867 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB1080 HD1 RELATING TO THE PHASEOUT OF PRIVATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HB1081 HD1 RELATING TO SIDEWALKS.
HB1082 HD1 RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HB1083 RELATING TO THE LAW OF THE SPLINTERED PADDLE.
HB1084 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB1087 RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB1088 HD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1096 HD1 RELATING TO PARENTAGE.
HB1103 RELATING TO PUBLIC BANKING.
HB1104 RELATING TO GAMBLING.
HB1105 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL.
HB1123 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1124 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1130 HD2 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB1132 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1133 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1140 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
HB1141 HD1 RELATING TO ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES.
HB1142 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB1143 HD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1148 HD1 RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1150 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB1175 RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
HB1177 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1178 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1191 HD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1202 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB1203 RELATING TO TAXATION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS.
HB1205 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE INVESTING.
HB1206 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB1226 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB1227 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1228 RELATING TO MOTOR CARRIER PENALTIES.
HB1231 RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.
HB1234 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1235 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1236 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1239 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB1240 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB1246 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1268 RELATING TO INCOME TAX.
HB1269 RELATING TO WAGE GARNISHMENT.
HB1270 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1271 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB1276 HD1 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB1277 RELATING TO AN OFFICE OF THE HOUSING ADVOCATE.
HB1289 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HK MANAGEMENT, LLC.
HB1293 RELATING TO REMOTE WORK.
HB1305 RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
HB1308 HD1 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
HB1319 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON PRICING.
HB1324 HD2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
HB1325 HD1 RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.
HB1326 HD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB1328 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
HB1330 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB1331 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1343 RELATING TO FARM DWELLINGS.
HB1345 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1349 HD1 RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMPOSTING.
HB1351 HD1 RELATING TO CONSERVATION MITIGATION BANKS.
HB1352 HD1 RELATING TO SURPLUS MILITARY LAND.
HB1353 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1361 RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.
HB1363 RELATING TO SHORELINES.
HB1364 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1365 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE.
HB1373 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
HB1387 RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
HB1389 RELATING TO THE HAWAII CORRECTIONAL SYSTEM OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.
HCR6 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MANDATE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HOLD QUARTERLY TOWN HALLS TO RECEIVE CONCERNS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY.
HCR7 URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS RAISED AT THE TWENTY-SEVENTH CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT AND ADVANCE PATHWAYS FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE HOMELESS IN THE STATE.
HCR8 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ELEVATE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL EDUCATION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS BY INCORPORATING MORE DIVERSE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL CLASSES AS CORE REQUIREMENTS THROUGHOUT SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HCR9 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AS A STRATEGY FOR INCREASING ACCESS TO A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION.
HCR10 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS TO COMBAT COVID19 LEARNING LOSS.
HCR11 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
HCR12 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
HCR43 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO DEFER ITS PROPOSED RENOVATIONS OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL REFLECTING POOL.
HCR51 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
HCR52 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.
HCR53 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASS SIZES.
HCR54 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO ARTS AND CULTURAL INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HCR55 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REQUEST A FEDERAL WAIVER FROM STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR.
HCR56 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE POTENTIAL REVENUE TO BE GENERATED FOR THE STATE THROUGH THE LEGALIZATION AND REGULATION OF RECREATIONAL CANNABIS.
HCR57 URGING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE AN INTER-GOVERNMENTAL FEMINIST ECONOMIC RECOVERY WORKING GROUP.
HCR58 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT.
HCR60 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADVANCE THE QUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR HAWAII'S STUDENTS BY MINIMIZING THE USE OF EXTERNAL CONTRACTS FOR CURRICULA, INSTRUCTION, AND TESTING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HCR61 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ENSURE THE INCLUSION OF SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ADOPTION, IMPLEMENTATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE LAWS, RULES, POLICIES, AND PROGRAMS.
HCR62 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO REDUCE THE DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC LANDS FOR MILITARY TRAINING AND EXERCISE AND REMEDIATE AND RESTORE PUBLIC LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY MILITARY ACTIVITIES.
HCR63 URGING THE COMMISSION TO PROMOTE AND ADVANCE CIVIC EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPLICATIONS OF LOWERING THE VOTING AGE FOR STATE AND LOCAL ELECTIONS FROM EIGHTEEN TO SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
HCR64 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OPPOSE BUDGET CUTS TO PUBLIC EDUCATION AND PROTECT HAWAIIAN EDUCATION FROM REGRESSION.
HCR68 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH GOALS TO INCREASE TREE CANOPIES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS, DOCUMENT EXISTING INVENTORY AND TALENT, AND IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE PLAN.
HR7 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MANDATE THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO HOLD QUARTERLY TOWN HALLS TO RECEIVE CONCERNS AND SUGGESTIONS FROM THE COMMUNITY.
HR8 URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO ADDRESS THE CONCERNS RAISED AT THE TWENTY-SEVENTH CHILDREN AND YOUTH SUMMIT AND ADVANCE PATHWAYS FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE HOMELESS IN THE STATE.
HR9 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ELEVATE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL EDUCATION IN PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOLS BY INCORPORATING MORE DIVERSE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL CLASSES AS CORE REQUIREMENTS THROUGHOUT SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HR10 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY SCHOOLS AS A STRATEGY FOR INCREASING ACCESS TO A HIGH-QUALITY EDUCATION.
HR11 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS TO COMBAT COVID19 LEARNING LOSS.
HR12 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
HR13 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
HR34 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO DEFER ITS PROPOSED RENOVATIONS OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL REFLECTING POOL.
HR40 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
HR41 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.
HR42 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON PUBLIC SCHOOL CLASS SIZES.
HR43 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCREASE ACCESS TO ARTS AND CULTURAL INSTRUCTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HR44 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REQUEST A FEDERAL WAIVER FROM STANDARDIZED TESTING REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR.
HR45 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE POTENTIAL REVENUE TO BE GENERATED FOR THE STATE THROUGH THE LEGALIZATION AND REGULATION OF RECREATIONAL CANNABIS.
HR46 URGING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE AN INTER-GOVERNMENTAL FEMINIST ECONOMIC RECOVERY WORKING GROUP.
HR47 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT.
HR49 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADVANCE THE QUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING FOR HAWAII'S STUDENTS BY MINIMIZING THE USE OF EXTERNAL CONTRACTS FOR CURRICULA, INSTRUCTION, AND TESTING FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HR50 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ENSURE THE INCLUSION OF SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED FARMERS AND RANCHERS IN THE DEVELOPMENT, ADOPTION, IMPLEMENTATION, AND ENFORCEMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE LAWS, RULES, POLICIES, AND PROGRAMS.
HR51 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO REDUCE THE DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC LANDS FOR MILITARY TRAINING AND EXERCISE AND REMEDIATE AND RESTORE PUBLIC LANDS THAT HAVE BEEN DAMAGED BY MILITARY ACTIVITIES.
HR52 URGING THE COMMISSION TO PROMOTE AND ADVANCE CIVIC EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPLICATIONS OF LOWERING THE VOTING AGE FOR STATE AND LOCAL ELECTIONS FROM EIGHTEEN TO SIXTEEN YEARS OF AGE.
HR53 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OPPOSE BUDGET CUTS TO PUBLIC EDUCATION AND PROTECT HAWAIIAN EDUCATION FROM REGRESSION.
HR56 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH GOALS TO INCREASE TREE CANOPIES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS, DOCUMENT EXISTING INVENTORY AND TALENT, AND IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE PLAN.