Hawaii State Legislature
House Resolutions Offered
All resolutions that were offered in the House of Representatives.
   
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HR1
Temporary Chair; House of Representatives
ELECTING THE TEMPORARY CHAIR OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/16/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR2
Speaker and Vice Speaker; House of Representatives
ELECTING THE SPEAKER AND VICE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/16/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR3
Officers; House of Representatives
ELECTING THE OFFICERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/16/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR4
Caucus Leadership and Committee Assignments; House of Representatives
ACKNOWLEDGING AND RECOGNIZING THE CAUCUS LEADERS AND NAMING THE CHAIRS, VICE CHAIRS, AND MEMBERS OF THE STANDING COMMITTEES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/16/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR5
House Ready to Transact Business; House of Representatives
SENDING MESSAGES THAT THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE HAS ASSEMBLED AND IS READY TO TRANSACT BUSINESS.
(S ) 1/17/2019 - Filed. BELATTI, WARD
HR6
Sexual Harassment and Assault; Access to Courts; Safe Work Places
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.
(H ) 3/20/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Creagan, Lowen, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, McKelvey, Yamane. ICHIYAMA, BELATTI, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, OHNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA JUD, FIN HCR5
HR7
Adopting Rules; House of Representatives
ADOPTING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, INCLUDING THE OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
(H ) 1/24/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR8
Adopting Administrative and Financial Manual; House of Representatives
ADOPTING THE HOUSE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL MANUAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/24/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, WARD
HR9
Geographic Exceptions; Department of Education; Audit
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT ON THE USE OF GEOGRAPHIC EXCEPTIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, INCLUDING REPORTING ON EQUITY IMPLICATIONS BASED ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE AUDIT.
(H ) 2/11/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 20 WOODSON, BROWER, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, YAMASHITA LHE, FIN HCR11
HR10
School Leader Alternative Certification Initiative; Department of Education; Audit
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S PROGRESS TOWARD AN ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL LEADERS.
(H ) 2/11/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 20 WOODSON, BROWER, HAR, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, Yamashita LHE, FIN HCR12
HR11
Outsourcing; Hawaiian Airlines
URGING HAWAIIAN AIRLINES TO CEASE OUTSOURCING CALL CENTER OPERATIONS TO THE PHILIPPINES AND TO RETURN THESE OPERATIONS TO HAWAII.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Cachola voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). MCDERMOTT LAB, FIN HCR13
HR12
Urging strong support of service improvements to TheBus and authorization of an exterior fixed-route bus advertising plan.
URGING STRONG SUPPORT OF SERVICE IMPROVEMENTS TO THEBUS AND THE AUTHORIZATION OF AN EXTERIOR FIXED-ROUTE BUS ADVERTISING PLAN.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 27 MCDERMOTT TRN, FIN
HR13
Requesting the Department of Transportation to consider implementing a northbound contraflow lane on Fort Weaver Road during weekday morning rush hours
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONSIDER IMPLEMENTING A NORTHBOUND CONTRAFLOW LANE ON FORT WEAVER ROAD DURING EACH WEEKDAY MORNING RUSH HOUR.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 27 MCDERMOTT TRN, FIN
HR14
Commending the Students and Teachers of the ‘A‘ali‘i Program.
COMMENDING THE STUDENTS AND TEACHERS OF THE ‘A‘ALI‘I PROGRAM AT NANAKULI HIGH AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL FOR THEIR COMMITMENT TO THEIR CIVIC DUTY.
(H ) 2/4/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. ELI
HR15
Joseph Kuhio Lewis
COMMENDING JOSEPH KUHIO LEWIS FOR HIS OUTSTANDING COMMITMENT TO THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY.
(H ) 2/5/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. HAR
HR16

COMMENDING DANIELLE ULULANI BEIRNE FOR HER INVOLVEMENT IN THE ADVOCACY FOR SELF-DETERMINATION FOR NATIVE HAWAIIANS
(H ) 2/6/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. QUINLAN
HR17 HD1
Designating March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
DESIGNATING MARCH AS BLEEDING DISORDERS AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1727) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to FIN. MATSUMOTO, CACHOLA, HAR, HOLT, JOHANSON, B. KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, QUINLAN, WILDBERGER, Kitagawa, Nakamura, Onishi, San Buenaventura, Say HLT, FIN HCR16
HR18
County of Hawaii; United States Army; Aeromedical Evacuation
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO EXPLORE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO PROVIDE AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1754), recommending referral to FIN. SAN BUENAVENTURA PVM, FIN
HR19
Homeowners Associations; Assessments; Auditing Agencies
URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAN BUENAVENTURA CPC HCR17
HR20
Commending Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i
COMMENDING THE HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAI‘I FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADVANCING HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
(H ) 2/7/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. TODD, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, B. KOBAYASHI, KONG, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, WARD, Creagan
HR21
Hawaiian Civic Club Centennial Anniversary
HONORING AND CELEBRATING HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB OF HONOLULU'S CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY AND THE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB MOVEMENT.
(H ) 2/8/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. HOLT, CULLEN, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, B. KOBAYASHI, KONG, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, QUINLAN, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, TODD, WARD, Creagan
HR22
Iroquois Point Ferry Task Force; City and County of Honolulu; Boat; Kapilina Marina; Aloha Tower Marketplace; Department of Transportation, Harbors Division
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH AN IROQUOIS POINT FERRY TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A REGULAR FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN KAPILINA MARINA AND ALOHA TOWER.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 27 MCDERMOTT TRN, FIN
HR23
Honoring Senator Toi Hutchinson and William T. Pound
ACKNOWLEDGING AND HONORING SENATOR TOI HUTCHINSON AND WILLIAM T. POUND FOR THEIR DEDICATED EFFORTS IN SUPPORT OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF STATE LEGISLATURES.
(H ) 2/12/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAIKI, BELATTI, MORIKAWA, NAKASHIMA, WARD
HR24
Congratulating the 2018 Healthcare Heroes.
CONGRATULATING THE 2018 HAWAII HEALTHCARE HEROES FOR THE OUTSTANDING AND EXEMPLARY CARE THEY HAVE DELIVERED TO PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES ACROSS THE STATE.
(H ) 2/13/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, Brower
HR25
Mental Health Awareness Day 2019: Mental Health Matters in Hawaii
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR WORK AND CONTRIBUTIONS IN COORDINATING THE MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAY 2019: MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS IN HAWAII EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE MENTAL HEALTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/14/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. B. KOBAYASHI, CREAGAN, MIZUNO
HR26
Recognizing and Congratulating the Ko‘olaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club for Winning the Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana‘ole Outstanding Civic Club of the Year Award and Pualeilani Outstanding Hawaiian Civic Club Ohana Award.
RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING THE KO‘OLAUPOKO HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB FOR WINNING THE PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANA‘OLE OUTSTANDING CIVIC CLUB OF THE YEAR AWARD AND PUALEILANI OUTSTANDING HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB OHANA AWARD.
(H ) 2/20/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. KITAGAWA, MATAYOSHI
HR27
UH; CBD Oil; Hemp Plants; Study
REQUESTING A STUDY BY THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF MORE POTENT CANNABIDIOL.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to LHE/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 27 NAKASHIMA, CREAGAN, HOLT, LOWEN, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, WOODSON, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, DeCoite LHE/AGR, FIN HCR22
HR28
DOH; Food Handling; Resolution
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO WORK WITH THE HAWAII RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION TO ESTABLISH INDUSTRY STANDARDS TO ADDRESS CERTAIN UNSANITARY FOOD HANDLING CONDITIONS IN FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS AND ADOPT RULES.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committee(s) on HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, SAY HLT, CPC HCR23
HR29
Towing; Federal Government; Leases
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO LEASE FEDERALLY OWNED VACANT LAND TO THE STATE OF HAWAII TO BE USED AS TOW YARDS TO STORE ABANDONED VEHICLES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. SAY, HASHEM, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, NISHIMOTO TRN, FIN HCR 24
HR30
Department of Agriculture; Hawaii Tourism Authority; Declaration Form; Processing; Costs
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.
(H ) 3/19/2019 - The committees on TIA recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Onishi, Holt, Cachola, Creagan, DeCoite, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa. HOLT, GATES, QUINLAN, TODD AGR/TIA, FIN HCR25
HR31
Renaming of Hawaii State Capitol; Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka
URGING THE STATE CAPITOL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE TO TAKE STEPS NECESSARY TO NAME THE HAWAI‘I STATE CAPITOL "THE DANIEL KAHIKINA AKAKA HAWAI‘I STATE CAPITOL".
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Re-referred to LMG, WLH, FIN, referral sheet 34 SAIKI LMG, WLH, FIN HCR26
HR32
Department of Education; Audit; Capital Improvement Projects
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S STATEWIDE BACKLOG OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE PROJECTS.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to LHE, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 27 WOODSON, Nakamura, Onishi LHE, LMG, FIN HCR27
HR33
Erin's Law; Department of Education; Working Group
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO CONTINUE TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP AND TO IMPLEMENT A NEW PROGRAM FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. WOODSON, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, THIELEN, YAMANE, YAMASHITA LHE, JUD HCR28
HR34
Auditor; Performance Audit; Human Resources Management
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF STATE HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LAB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1769), recommending referral to FIN. JOHANSON LAB, FIN HCR29
HR35
Wai‘anae Coast; Summer 2018 Brushfires; First Responders
RECOGNIZING AND HONORING THE FIRST RESPONDERS OF THE WAI‘ANAE COAST FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN PROTECTING OUR COMMUNITY DURING THE SUMMER OF 2018 BRUSH FIRES.
(H ) 2/28/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. GATES, ELI
HR36
Smithsonian Institution; Urging Name Change; Opioid Crisis
URGING THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION TO IMMEDIATELY RENAME THE ARTHUR M. SACKLER GALLERY.
(H ) 3/7/2019 - Referred to LMG, JUD, referral sheet 27 MIZUNO, CREAGAN, C. LEE, LUKE, NAKASHIMA, SAIKI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER LMG, JUD HCR31
HR37
POW/MIA Flag; Hawaii State Capitol Building
REQUESTING THE DISPLAY OF THE PRISONER OF WAR AND MISSING IN ACTION FLAG AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1751), recommending referral to LMG. ICHIYAMA PVM, LMG HCR32
HR38
Requesting the Auditor to conduct a comprehensive and management audit of each contract that exceeds $1,000,000 and has been entered into during the past five years between the Department of Human Services and any domestic violence nonprofit organization
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF EACH CONTRACT THAT EXCEEDS $1,000,000 AND HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO DURING THE PAST FIVE YEARS BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND ANY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on HSH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, B. KOBAYASHI, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, WARD HSH, FIN HCR35
HR39
Reduction in Standardized Testing in Public Education System
URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REDUCE THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTING IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. PERRUSO, CACHOLA, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, LOWEN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, WILDBERGER, Brower, Yamashita LHE, FIN HCR37
HR40
Community Schools
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.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. PERRUSO, ICHIYAMA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, Yamashita LHE, FIN HCR38
HR41
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center; Education Outreach; University of Hawai‘i; Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station Onizuka Center for International Astronomy
SUPPORTING THE ‘IMILOA ASTRONOMY CENTER TO FURTHER ITS ROLE IN DEVELOPING AND LEADING EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS CONCERNING THE CULTURAL, NATURAL, AND HISTORIC RESOURCES ON MAUNA KEA AT HALE POHAKU AND ENCOURAGING THE TRANSFER OF EDUCATION OUTREACH AT THE HALE POHAKU TO THE ‘IMILOA ASTRONOMY CENTER.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 HOLT WLH, FIN HCR44
HR42
No Parking Hours; Isenberg Street; Resolution
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXTEND THE NO PARKING RESTRICTION ON ISENBERG STREET BETWEEN SOUTH KING STREET AND YOUNG STREET FROM 5:30 P.M. TO 6:30 P.M.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. NISHIMOTO, AQUINO, MIZUNO, WOODSON, Brower, Matayoshi TRN, JUD HCR45
HR43
Veterans; Expedited Burial; Veterans Cemeteries; Native Hawaiians
URGING HAWAI‘I'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE GOVERNOR TO COLLABORATE WITH THE LEGISLATURE TO ENSURE EXPEDITED BURIALS FOR VETERANS, DECEASED ACTIVE DUTY MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES, AND THEIR SPOUSES AT VETERANS CEMETERIES THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I.
(H ) 3/20/2019 - The committees on PVM recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, Gates, D. Kobayashi, Kong, Nishimoto, Ohno, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and Excused: none. HOLT PVM HCR43
HR44
Emergency Medical Services and Injury Prevention System; State Comprehensive Emergency Medical Services System; Department of Health; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE STATE COMPREHENSIVE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES SYSTEM TO IDENTIFY ISSUES AND PROBLEMS AND PROPOSE INITIATIVES TO IMPROVE THE SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Say. MIZUNO, ELI, GATES, B. KOBAYASHI, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, WARD HLT, FIN HCR46
HR45
President Barack H. Obama; Task Force
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT INITIATIVES RECOGNIZING AND HONORING FORMER UNITED STATES PRESIDENT BARACK H. OBAMA.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 GATES, BROWER, HOLT, QUINLAN, TODD TIA, FIN HCR47
HR46
Wai‘anae Watershed; Native Hawaiian Traditional and Customary Practices
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.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. GATES, BROWER, HOLT, QUINLAN, TODD WLH, FIN HCR48
HR47
Resolution; Bi-Annual Registration
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A PROGRAM THAT WOULD ALLOW QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS TO REMIT VEHICLE REGISTRATION FEES ON A BIANNUAL BASIS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. GATES, BROWER, HOLT, KITAGAWA, QUINLAN, TODD TRN, FIN HCR82
HR48
Mauna Lahilahi; Botanical Garden
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A STUDY FOR THE RESTORATION OF MAUNA LAHILAHI AND ITS BOTANICAL GARDEN.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. GATES, BROWER, HOLT, KITAGAWA, QUINLAN, TODD WLH, FIN HCR83
HR49
Makua Military Reservation; Task Force; Management Transition
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH A MAKUA VALLEY TASK FORCE TO PREPARE FOR THE TRANSFER OF MANAGEMENT OF THE MAKUA MILITARY RESERVATION TO THE STATE FROM THE UNITED STATES ARMY UPON EXPIRATION OF LEASE NUMBER S-3848.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to PVM/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 GATES, BROWER, HOLT, QUINLAN, TODD PVM/WLH, FIN HCR84
HR50
Resolution; Medical Bill Review; State Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND ASSESS THE IMPACT OF MEDICAL BILL REVIEW COSTS ON THE STATE'S WORKERS' COMPENSATION SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). JOHANSON LAB, FIN HCR49
HR51
Crosswalk Countdown Timers
REQUESTING CROSSWALK COUNTDOWN TIMERS BE REPLACED WITH CONVENTIONAL PEDESTRIAN-CONTROL SIGNALS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 291C-33, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO IMPROVE PEDESTRIAN AND VEHICULAR SAFETY.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN, JUD, referral sheet 33 OHNO TRN, JUD HCR50
HR52
Spirit of Liliuokalani Statue; Current Location
REQUESTING THAT THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS REVIEW AND REEXAMINE THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ALI‘I MEMORIAL ART ADVISORY TASK FORCE REGARDING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE LOCATION OF THE SPIRIT OF LILIUOKALANI STATUE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 OHNO TIA, FIN HCR51
HR53
Resolution; Restricted Parking Zone Program
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU'S DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO CONTINUE EXPANSION OF THE RESTRICTED PARKING ZONE PROGRAM TO LILIHA AND PUUNUI.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. OHNO TRN, JUD HCR52
HR54
Requesting the John A. Burns School of Medicine in collaboration with the University of Hawaii Community Design Center to conduct a feasibility study for a teaching hospital in West Hawaii
REQUESTING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY DESIGN CENTER TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A TEACHING HOSPITAL IN WEST HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, LOWEN, MIZUNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WARD, Nakamura, Onishi LHE/HLT, FIN HCR53
HR55
DLIR; DOA; Living Wage Standard; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO SUBMIT A REPORT DETERMINING A LIVING WAGE STANDARD FOR AGRICULTURAL WORKERS LIVING IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LAB/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, LOWEN, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, Onishi LAB/AGR, FIN HCR54
HR56
Urging Maui County to investigate and address increased an increase in suspected illicit activity in North Kihei
URGING MAUI COUNTY TO TAKE ALL ACTIONS NECESSARY TO INVESTIGATE AND ADDRESS AN INCREASE IN SUSPECTED ILLICIT ACTIVITY IN NORTH KIHEI.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1753), recommending referral to JUD. MCKELVEY, WILDBERGER PVM, JUD
HR57
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR IDENTIFYING AND REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by HSH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 8:30AM in conference room 329. MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Hashimoto HSH, JUD HCR56
HR58
Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK OF MAY AS TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1731), recommending referral to JUD. MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, Brower, McKelvey, Wildberger, Yamashita HLT, JUD HCR57
HR59
Child Abuse Reporting Mobile Application
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A MOBILE APPLICATION FOR REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by HSH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 8:30AM in conference room 329. MATSUMOTO, AQUINO, BROWER, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, MCKELVEY, MORIKAWA, OKIMOTO, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Yamashita HSH, JUD HCR58
HR60
United Nations; Sustainable Development Goals; 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; New York Declaration on Forests; Climate Change
ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE NEW YORK DECLARATION ON FORESTS TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT; SPECIFICALLY SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 15, LIFE ON LAND.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EEP/LMG, FIN, referral sheet 33 B. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN EEP/LMG, FIN HCR59
HR61
Department of Transportation; Harbors; Task Force; Study
REQUESTING THE HARBORS DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII COMMERCIAL HARBORS AUTHORITY.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. AQUINO TRN, FIN HCR60
HR62
Well-rounded Education; Report by Department of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ITS PROGRESS TOWARD PROVIDING A WELL-ROUNDED EDUCATION FOR ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. PERRUSO, BROWER, ELI, GATES, WILDBERGER, Matayoshi, McKelvey, Morikawa, Onishi, San Buenaventura LHE, FIN HCR61
HR63
Legislative Reference Bureau; Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Condominium Governance
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS FOUND IN THE CONDOMINIUM GOVERNANCE – AN EXAMINATION OF SOME ISSUES 1989 REPORT BY THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. ICHIYAMA, TAKUMI CPC, FIN HCR62
HR64
Insurance; Regulation of Insurance Appraisers; Regulation of Insurance Umpires
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WHETHER THE SCOPE OF PERSONS AUTHORIZED TO WORK AS INSURANCE APPRAISERS AND INSURANCE UMPIRES IN THE STATE NEEDS TO BE REGULATED.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to IAC/CPC, LMG, referral sheet 33 CACHOLA, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CREAGAN, KONG, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, Matayoshi, McDermott, San Buenaventura IAC/CPC, LMG HCR63
HR65
Department of Agriculture; Study; Land Leases; Abuse; Compliance; Nonconforming Uses
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO STUDY AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO INCREASE COMPLIANCE WITH THE VARIOUS REQUIREMENTS FOR AGRICULTURAL LANDS AND TO PREVENT ABUSE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND LEASES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cachola, Onishi, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Holt. DECOITE, AQUINO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, CULLEN, PERRUSO, Cabanilla Arakawa, Onishi AGR, JUD HCR65
HR66
Administrative Procedure; Rule Adoption; Hearings; Community Meetings
REQUESTING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO EXPAND EFFORTS FOR COMMUNITY INPUT REGARDING ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES, STATEWIDE PLANS, AND PLANS THAT AFFECT RURAL COMMUNITIES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. DECOITE, CREAGAN, GATES, HASHIMOTO, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, Onishi, San Buenaventura, Woodson, Yamashita WLH, FIN HCR66
HR67
Minimum-Security Housing Facility; Short-Term Adult Offenders
REQUESTING THAT THE STATE INCLUDE A FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-BED, MINIMUM-SECURITY HOUSING FACILITY IN ITS DESIGN AND PLANS FOR THE PROPOSED OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Lowen, McKelvey, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Morikawa; Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Brower, Creagan, Say, Yamane. TAKAYAMA PVM/JUD, FIN HCR67
HR68
Congress; FAA; Unmanned Aircraft Systems; Drones; Regulation
URGING CONGRESS AND THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO ADOPT LAWS AND REGULATIONS THAT BAN, REGULATE, OR EXPRESSLY AUTHORIZE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO BAN OR REGULATE THE USE OF UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES OVER PRIVATE PROPERTY.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN/PVM, JUD, referral sheet 33 QUINLAN TRN/PVM, JUD HCR68
HR69
Urging the exploration of the widespread adoption of viri probati, or the ordination to the priesthood of certain qualified married men.
URGING THE HOLY SEE, THE SUPREME PONTIFF, AND THE BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO EXPLORE THE WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF VIRI PROBATI, OR THE ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF CERTAIN QUALIFIED MARRIED MEN.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, Brower, Creagan, Har, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Luke, Morikawa, Nishimoto, Takayama, Todd, Wildberger JUD, FIN HCR69
HR70
Military Housing
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INCLUDING THE NAVY, ARMY, AND AIR FORCE TO INCREASE ON-BASE HOUSING AVAILABILITY FOR ACTIVE-DUTY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS TO ALLEVIATE HAWAII'S HOUSING CRISIS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to PVM/HSG, FIN, referral sheet 33 CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, Brower, Creagan, Kitagawa, B. Kobayashi, Luke, McDermott, Morikawa, Takayama, Todd, Wildberger, Yamashita PVM/HSG, FIN HCR70
HR71
Prince Kuhio; Hawaiian Homelands
REQUESTING EVERY COMMERCIAL OR PUBLIC BUILDING LOCATED ON DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TRUST LAND TO DISPLAY A PHOTOGRAPH OF PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANA‘OLE AND A DESCRIPTION OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 ELI, GATES, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, TARNAS WLH, FIN HCR71
HR72
UH; Open Educational Resources Initiative; Feasibility Study; Report
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ADOPTING AN OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INITIATIVE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 ELI, GATES, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, TARNAS LHE, FIN
HR73
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Department of Human Services; Homelessness; Waianae Coast; Signage
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONSPICUOUSLY POST CLEARLY LEGIBLE SIGNS AT EACH PUBLIC PARK OR BEACH WITHIN THE AREA OF OAHU BOUNDED BY KALAELOA AND MAKAHA THAT DISPLAY THE TELEPHONE NUMBERS OR HOTLINE NUMBERS OF ANY COUNTY OR STATE AGENCY THAT PROVIDES ASSISTANCE TO HOMELESS PERSONS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. ELI, GATES, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, D. Kobayashi HSH, FIN
HR74
Agricultural Housing Task Force; Office of Planning
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH WITHIN THE OFFICE OF PLANNING AN AGRICULTURAL HOUSING TASK FORCE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on AGR/HSG recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CREAGAN, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, LOWEN, PERRUSO, TARNAS, San Buenaventura AGR/HSG, FIN HCR76
HR75
Task Force; Mid-block Crosswalks
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH BETTER SAFETY CONDITIONS AT CROSSWALKS AND REPORT ON RECOMMENDED LOCATIONS AND POTENTIAL COSTS TO IMPLEMENT PEDESTRIAN ACTUATED SAFETY SIGNALS AT MID-BLOCK CROSSINGS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, HASHIMOTO, LOWEN, TARNAS, McDermott, Okimoto, Onishi, San Buenaventura TRN, FIN HCR77
HR76
DOH; Community Health Workers, Oversight
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.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT/IAC, CPC, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO, WARD, San Buenaventura HLT/IAC, CPC HCR78
HR77
DBEDT; Molokai; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING AN INDEPENDENT COUNTY ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - Re-referred to EDB, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36 McKelvey (Introduced by request of another party) EDB, JUD, FIN HCR79
HR78 HD1
Predatory Cosmetic Stores; Zoning; Maui
URGING MAUI COUNTY TO IMMEDIATELY BAN PREDATORY COSMETICS STORES FROM DOING BUSINESS IN LAHAINA.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from EDB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1759) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to CPC. MCKELVEY EDB, CPC HCR80
HR79
Sustainable Food Security Strategic Plan; Department of Agriculture
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO DEVELOP A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SECURITY STRATEGIC PLAN AND PREPARE AN ANNUAL REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 33 WILDBERGER, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, TARNAS, TODD, WARD, San Buenaventura AGR, FIN HCR81
HR80
Recognition; Celebrate; Vietnam; War; Conflict; Veterans
RECOGNIZING AND CELEBRATING VIETNAM ERA PATRIOTS STAFF SERGEANT LEONARD "LENNY" HO; LIEUTENANT COLONEL DANIEL L. O'LEARY III; LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOHNIE E. WEBB, JR.; LIEUTENANT COLONEL VINCENT VERNAY; ADMIRAL RICHARD MACKE; AND GENERAL DAVID BRAMLETT FOR THEIR EXTRAORDINARY SERVICE TO OUR COUNTRY AND CONTINUING SERVICE TO OUR STATE.
(H ) 3/8/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. MCDERMOTT
HR81
Commending and Applauding Kevin Mark Rathbun.
COMMENDING KEVIN MARK RATHBUN FOR HIS COMMITMENT TO COUNTRY, THE STATE, AND THE COMMUNITY.
(H ) 3/8/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA ARAKAWA
HR82
Airports
REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS AT THE DANIEL K. INOUYE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN/LMG, FIN, referral sheet 33 ONISHI, AQUINO TRN/LMG, FIN HCR85
HR83
DOT; COFA; Counties; Driver's Licenses; Real ID
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF EXTENDING EXPIRATION DATES FOR THE DRIVER'S LICENSES OF NON-CITIZEN RESIDENTS LEGALLY PRESENT IN THE STATE UNDER THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN, JUD, referral sheet 33 BELATTI TRN, JUD HCR86
HR84
EOA; UH Center on Aging; Active Aging Initiative and Advisory Committee
URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO WORK WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER ON AGING TO ESTABLISH AN ACTIVE AGING INITIATIVE AND ACTIVE AGING ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on HSH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAN BUENAVENTURA, MIZUNO, SAY, TARNAS, WARD HSH, FIN HCR87
HR85
State Council on Mental Health; Native Hawaiians
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO APPOINT AS MEMBERS TO THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH AT LEAST TWO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE OF OR WORK EXPERIENCE INVOLVING NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONCEPTS OF WELL-BEING, CULTURALLY-GROUNDED MENTAL HEALTH METHODOLOGIES, OR TRADITIONAL HEALING OR HEALTH PRACTICES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, DECOITE, ELI, LOWEN, MIZUNO, SAY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WARD, WILDBERGER HLT/WLH, FIN HCR88
HR86
Cannabis; Banking Services; Congress
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION REMOVING CANNABIS FROM THE FEDERAL CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT AND FACILITATE THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PRIVATE BANKING SERVICES FOR CANNABIS-RELATED BUSINESS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. SAN BUENAVENTURA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MCKELVEY, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower, Perruso JUD HCR89
HR87
Marijuana; Legalization; Study; Legislative Reference Bureau
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE EFFECTS OF MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IN CERTAIN STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, TARNAS, THIELEN JUD HCR90
HR88
Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES FOR VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LMG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1767), recommending referral to FIN. ICHIYAMA, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Har LMG, FIN HCR93
HR89
Waipahu; Homeless; City and County of Honolulu; State of Hawaii
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO WORK WITH STATE IN DEVELOPING STRATEGIES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE HOMELESS AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS IN WAIPAHU.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. AQUINO, CULLEN, TAKUMI, YAMANE HSH, FIN HCR96
HR90
Department of Human Services; Waipahu; Homeless; Shelters
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ENTER INTO ADDITIONAL CONTRACTS WITH PROVIDER AGENCIES TO OPEN ADDITIONAL HOMELESS SHELTERS IN WAIPAHU.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. AQUINO, CULLEN, TAKUMI, YAMANE HSH, FIN HCR97
HR91
Hans L'Orange Neighborhood Park; Homeless; Security
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADD HANS L'ORANGE NEIGHBORHOOD PARK TO THE LIST OF SECURED PARKS ON OAHU.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 AQUINO, CULLEN, TAKUMI, YAMANE WLH, FIN HCR98
HR92
Counties; Drivers License
URGING THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO IMPLEMENT PROCEDURES OR TECHNOLOGIES TO EASE THE PROCESS IN WHICH DRIVER'S LICENSES ARE RENEWED.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. AQUINO TRN, JUD HCR99
HR93
Traffic; Department of Transportation; Federal Assistance
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO SEEK ASSISTANCE FROM THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO FUND OR PERFORM A STUDY ON ALL POSSIBLE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS TO REDUCE TRAFFIC WITHIN THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND IN THE OTHER COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. AQUINO TRN, FIN HCR100
HR94
Neal S. Blaisdell Center; Commencement Exercises; First-priority Use
STRONGLY URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO AMEND THE REVISED ORDINANCES OF HONOLULU TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENTERPRISE SERVICES TO MAKE HOLDING COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES AT THE NEAL S. BLAISDELL CENTER A FIRST-PRIORITY USE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 CULLEN, AQUINO LHE, FIN HCR101
HR95
DOT; City and County of Honolulu; Abandoned Shopping Carts
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ADDRESS THE PROBLEM OF ABANDONED SHOPPING CARTS ON OAHU.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. CULLEN TRN, FIN HCR102
HR96
Dog Parks; Leeward Oahu
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO BUILD A DOG PARK IN THE KAPOLEI AND MAKAKILO AREA.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. CULLEN WLH, FIN
HR97
Kaelepulu Watershed; Total Maximum Daily Load; Water Quality
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COMPLETE THE REQUIRED ASSESSMENT AND TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD PROCESS FOR KAELEPULU WATERSHED TO RESTORE AND PROTECT THE KAILUA WATERWAYS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN WLH, FIN HCR103
HR98
Kailua, Oahu; Vision Zero Community
DESIGNATING KAILUA, OAHU, AS A VISION ZERO COMMUNITY WHERE NO LOSS OF LIFE OR SERIOUS INJURY ON ROADS IS ACCEPTABLE AND URGING GOVERNMENT TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT VISION ZERO POLICIES AND PLANNING.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, THIELEN JUD HCR104
HR99
Mauna Kea Summit; DLNR; Conservation
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES PROVIDE ADDITIONAL PROTECTIONS TO THE MAUNA KEA SUMMIT DUE TO ITS ENVIRONMENTAL SIGNIFICANCE AND CULTURAL IMPORTANCE TO THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 PERRUSO WLH, FIN HCR105
HR100
Convening the Hawaii Dam Safety Task Force
CONVENING THE HAWAII DAM SAFETY TASK FORCE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 YAMASHITA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, YAMANE WLH, FIN HCR106
HR101
DBEDT; DOA; Agricultural Theft
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS REGARDING A STATEWIDE PROGRAM TO ADDRESS AGRICULTURAL THEFT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on AGR recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Creagan, DeCoite, Cachola, Perruso, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Onishi; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Holt. YAMASHITA, CREAGAN, HOLT, DeCoite, Onishi EDB/AGR, JUD HCR107
HR102
Construction Costs; Management; Department of Accounting and General Services; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF LIMITING THE COSTS OF PROJECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT IN EACH STATE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT TO TEN PERCENT OF THE TOTAL COST OF THE PROJECT.
(H ) 3/19/2019 - Re-referred to LMG, FIN, referral sheet 38 YAMASHITA LMG, FIN HCR108
HR103
Sports Gambling; Gaming; Task Force
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF LEGALIZING SPORTS GAMBLING.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Thielen; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. YAMASHITA JUD HCR109
HR104
Office of Information Practices; Alternative Appeal Resolution
REQUESTING THAT THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES CONDUCT AN ALTERNATIVE APPEAL RESOLUTION PILOT PROJECT.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LMG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1761), recommending referral to JUD. BELATTI LMG, JUD HCR111
HR105 HD1
Convening the Multiple Languages Emergency Notification Working Group
CONVENING THE MULTIPLE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION WORKING GROUP.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1756) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to FIN. AQUINO, BELATTI, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CULLEN, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, TOKIOKA, WARD, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, San Buenaventura PVM, FIN HCR113
HR106
Gambling Advisory Group
CONVENING A GAMBLING ADVISORY GROUP TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF GROWING ACCESS TO ONLINE AND ILLEGAL GAMBLING IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama; Ayes with reservations: none; 1 Noes: Representative(s) Thielen; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. C. LEE, CREAGAN, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA JUD HCR116
HR107
Department of Taxation; Report; Tobacco; Cigarettes
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ISSUE AN ASSESSMENT REPORT ON FISCAL IMPLICATIONS OF HISTORIC, CURRENT, AND PROJECTED TOBACCO REVENUES.
(H ) 3/19/2019 - Re-referred to LMG, FIN, referral sheet 38 CREAGAN, B. KOBAYASHI, MIZUNO LMG, FIN HCR117
HR108
Pollinators; Insecticide; Neonicotinoids
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF THE STATE'S POLLINATOR SPECIES, THE THREAT THAT SYSTEMIC INSECTICIDES POSE TO SUCH SPECIES, AND URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO TAKE MEASURES TO LIMIT POLLINATOR EXPOSURE TO NEONICOTINOIDS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EEP/AGR, FIN, referral sheet 33 CREAGAN, GATES, C. LEE, PERRUSO, THIELEN EEP/AGR, FIN HCR118
HR109
Department of Education; Glyphosate;
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPORT ITS CURRENT USAGE AND PLANS FOR FUTURE USAGE OF GLYPHOSATE AND GLYPHOSATE-CONTAINING HERBICIDES ON AND AROUND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROPERTIES, INCLUDING SCHOOLS AND PLAYGROUNDS.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Hashem, Perruso, Ohno, Tarnas, Okimoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 5 Excused: Representative(s) DeCoite, Johanson, D. Kobayashi, Quinlan, Tokioka. CREAGAN, PERRUSO, TARNAS LHE, FIN HCR119
HR110
Tranquility Base day; Apollo 11; Anniversary
DESIGNATING JULY 20, 2019, AS "TRANQUILITY BASE DAY" IN HAWAII TO HONOR THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR LANDING AT TRANQUILITY BASE AND URGING THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC, AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION TO INCLUDE TRANQUILITY BASE AND ASSOCIATED ARTIFACTS ON THE WORLD HERITAGE LIST.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 NISHIMOTO EDB, FIN HCR120
HR111
Mopeds; Electric Personal Assistive Mobility Devices; Electric Scooters; Electric Trikes; Electric Bicycles; City and County of Honolulu; Honolulu Police Department
REQUESTING THAT THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU PROHIBIT ELECTRIC SCOOTERS, ELECTRIC BICYCLES, AND ELECTRIC TRIKES ON SIDEWALKS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. BROWER, GATES, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, OHNO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, WOODSON, Morikawa TRN, JUD HCR121
HR112
DBEDT; Transient Accommodations; Vacation Rentals; Reports; AOAO
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENTS TO COLLECT INFORMATION FROM ASSOCIATIONS OF APARTMENT OWNERS AND ASSOCIATIONS OF CONDOMINIUM OWNERS THAT HAVE OWNERS WHO RENT THEIR UNITS AS TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS AND MAKE THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE TO ASSOCIATION MEMBERS AND UNIT OWNERS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 BROWER, GATES, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, WOODSON TIA, FIN HCR122
HR113
Full-Face Snorkel Mask; Ban
URGING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO BAN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF FULL-FACE SNORKEL MASKS IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, JUD, referral sheet 33 QUINLAN, AQUINO, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, KITAGAWA, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, NISHIMOTO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TARNAS, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, Okimoto, Yamashita TIA, JUD HCR123
HR114
Marine Life Conservation District; Hauula Beach Park
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE HAUULA BEACH PARK MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. QUINLAN, GATES, HOLT, C. LEE, MATSUMOTO, TARNAS WLH, FIN HCR124
HR115
Marine Life Conservation District; Laniakea Beach Park
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE LANIAKEA BEACH MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. QUINLAN, GATES, HOLT, C. LEE, TARNAS WLH, FIN HCR125
HR116
Aquaculture Support and Expansion
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.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on EDB recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Kitagawa, Ichiyama, Johanson, Yamashita, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Quinlan. QUINLAN, GATES, HOLT, C. LEE, YAMASHITA AGR/EDB, FIN HCR126
HR117 HD1
DLIR; Interagency Enforcement Task Force; Monster Homes
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE AN INTERAGENCY ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS OF "MONSTER HOMES" IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). OHNO, BROWER, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Cachola, Wildberger HSG, JUD HCR127
HR118
On-Site Parking; Detached Single-Family Homes
REQUESTING THAT THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU REQUIRE AN EQUAL NUMBER OF ON-SITE PARKING STALLS TO BEDROOMS IN RESIDENCES ON PROPERTY ZONED FOR SINGLE-FAMILY USE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HSG/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 OHNO HSG/WLH, FIN HCR128
HR119
Artificial Intelligence; Advisory Committee
REQUESTING THE STATE TO CONVENE AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE HOW TO IMPLEMENT, DEVELOP, AND REGULATE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 OHNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ELI, HAR, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, DeCoite, Matayoshi, Wildberger EDB, FIN HCR129
HR120
Department of Health; Department of Human Services; Department of Labor and Industrial Relations; Development Disabilities; Vocational Rehabilitation; Working Group
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.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 33 CACHOLA, CREAGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, WARD, San Buenaventura HSH, FIN HCR130
HR121
Hawaii Health Authority; Health Care
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR REPORT ON THE STATUS OF AND PROPOSE FUTURE PLANS FOR THE HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1733), recommending referral to FIN. CACHOLA, MIZUNO, WARD, Creagan, McKelvey, San Buenaventura HLT, FIN HCR131
HR122
Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Cultural Practices; Makahiki; Study
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE SIGNIFICANCE OF TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN PRACTICES, INCLUDING THE MAKAHIKI, AND THEIR EFFECT ON THE PERPETUATION OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 HOLT, DECOITE WLH, FIN HCR132
HR123
Kamehameha Schools; Probate Court; Trustee Selection Process
REQUESTING THE PROBATE COURT TO INCREASE TRANSPARENCY REGARDING THE KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS TRUSTEE SELECTION PROCESS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. HOLT JUD HCR133
HR124
Auditor Study; Check Cashers; Deferred Deposit Agreements
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno. NAKAMURA, CULLEN, ELI, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER CPC, FIN HCR134
HR125
Volunteer Week Hawaii
RECOGNIZING APRIL 19 THROUGH 25, 2020, AND APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, 2021, AS VOLUNTEER WEEK HAWAII IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). NAKAMURA, CULLEN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER LAB, FIN HCR135
HR126
Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism; Feasibility Study; Solar Panel; Glass; Recycling
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE TO PERFORM A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF INCENTIVIZING THE CREATION OF A GLASS AND SOLAR PANEL RECYCLING PLANT USING FUNDS FROM A FEE TO BE ATTACHED TO EACH SOLAR PANEL SOLD IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). SAN BUENAVENTURA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, MCKELVEY, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA, Lowen EEP, FIN HCR137
HR127
Puna; Lava; Bypass Routes; Roads
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO CREATE ALTERNATE ROUTES TO PROPERTIES IN THE PUNA DISTRICT THAT WERE AFFECTED, BUT NOT DESTROYED, BY THE 2018 KILAUEA ERUPTION.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from PVM (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1749), recommending referral to FIN. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Onishi PVM, FIN HCR138
HR128
Title Insurance; Real Property Purchase; Ordinance; Counties; County Councils
REQUESTING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ADOPT ORDINANCES REQUIRING THAT IN THE COURSE OF REAL PROPERTY TAX SALES AND OTHER REAL PROPERTY SALES, THE NOTICE OF SALE INCLUDE DISCLOSURE THAT THE BUYER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO OBTAIN TITLE INSURANCE.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committee(s) on CPC recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. SAN BUENAVENTURA, ICHIYAMA, TARNAS CPC, FIN HCR139
HR129
Department of Land and Natural Resources; Feasibility and Cost Study; Puna; Boat Ramp
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, TARNAS, Onishi WLH, FIN HCR140
HR130
Agricultural Tourism; Agritourism; Hawaii County
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ADOPT LEGISLATION AUTHORIZING AND PROMOTING AGRITOURISM IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to AGR/TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, TARNAS, Okimoto, Perruso AGR/TIA, FIN HCR141
HR131
County of Hawaii; Volcanic Disaster; Housing Assistance
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO ESTABLISH A HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE 2018 VOLCANIC DISASTER.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on PVM recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, Gates, D. Kobayashi, Kong, Ohno, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, TARNAS HSH/PVM, FIN HCR142
HR132
University of Hawaii; Distance Learning Center; Puna District; Feasibility Study
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER IN THE PUNA DISTRICT.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. SAN BUENAVENTURA, CREAGAN, LOWEN, TARNAS LHE, FIN HCR143
HR133
Convening the Legislative Social Media Task Force
CONVENING THE LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA TASK FORCE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LMG, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAN BUENAVENTURA, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, YAMASHITA LMG, FIN HCR144
HR134
Adult Dental Benefits; Medicaid
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A FULL STUDY ON THE REIMPLEMENTATION OF ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO ARE MEDICAID ENROLLEES AND TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Belatti, Nakamura, San Buenaventura, Say, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Tokioka. SAN BUENAVENTURA HSH/HLT, FIN HCR145
HR135
DOT; Airport Badges
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON UNIVERSAL PILOT BADGES FOR AIRPORTS IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. SAN BUENAVENTURA, BROWER, MATAYOSHI TRN, CPC HCR147
HR136
Alfred Apaka; United States Postal Service Commemorative Stamp
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF ALFRED AHOLO APAKA.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from TIA (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1737), recommending referral to FIN. HOLT, BELATTI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, Har TIA, FIN HCR149
HR137
Kilauea Volcano; Fissure 8; State Board on Geographic Names
URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. SAN BUENAVENTURA, DECOITE, GATES, HASHIMOTO, HOLT, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER WLH, JUD HCR150
HR138
Urging the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to Build Alternative Housing Options for Lessees
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO BUILD ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR LESSEES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. HOLT, BELATTI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, HAR, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TOKIOKA WLH, FIN HCR151
HR139
Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park; Pa‘ula‘ula; Renaming
URGING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RENAME THE RUSSIAN FORT ELIZABETH STATE HISTORICAL PARK IN WAIMEA, KAUA‘I, TO PA‘ULA‘ULA.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 33 HOLT, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER WLH, JUD HCR152
HR140
Hawaii Homes Commission Act; Eligible Hawaiians; Leases
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.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 HOLT, BELATTI, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, LOWEN, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER, D. Kobayashi WLH, FIN HCR153
HR141
Hawaiian Language Plan
SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE PLAN AND REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A COALITION TO DEVELOP THE PLAN.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 HOLT, BELATTI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER WLH, FIN HCR154
HR142
Requests the creation of the Native Hawaiian Intellectual Property Task Force to develop a sui generis legal system to recognize and protect Native Hawaiian cultural intellectual property, traditional cultural expressions, and genetic resources.
URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIVE HAWAIIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A SUI GENERIS LEGAL SYSTEM TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS, AND GENETIC RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by WLH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 9:30AM in conference room 325. HOLT, BELATTI, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, HAR, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, LOWEN, NAKAMURA, PERRUSO, SAY, TARNAS, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER WLH, JUD HCR155
HR143
Lethal Autonomous Robotics; War; Drones; Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicles
URGING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO PLACE A MORATORIUM ON THE DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION, DEPLOYMENT, AND USE OF LETHAL AUTONOMOUS ROBOTICS AND TO ENCOURAGE OTHER NATIONS TO DO THE SAME.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA/PVM, JUD, referral sheet 33 MCKELVEY, CREAGAN, GATES, C. LEE, MIZUNO, WILDBERGER TIA/PVM, JUD HCR156
HR144
Manoa Flood; Task Force; Flood Mitigation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE MANOA VALLEY FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE TO RESEARCH AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON FLOOD MITIGATION FOR MANOA VALLEY.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 D. KOBAYASHI WLH, FIN HCR160
HR145
Pedestrian Safety; Ala Moana Boulevard; Kamakee Street
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO COLLABORATE WITH THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO ENHANCE PEDESTRIAN SAFETY AT THE INTERSECTION OF ALA MOANA BOULEVARD AND KAMAKEE STREET.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. SAIKI, BROWER, HOLT, C. LEE, LUKE, Belatti TRN, JUD HCR162
HR146
Ala Wai Watershed Working Group
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE MATTERS RELATED TO THE ALA WAI CANAL FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAIKI, BELATTI, BROWER, CULLEN, B. KOBAYASHI, LUKE, NISHIMOTO WLH, FIN HCR163
HR147
Sand Island State Recreation Area; Ferry Service; Feasibility Study; DOT
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE NEED FOR AND FEASIBILITY OF A FERRY SERVICE BETWEEN ALOHA TOWER MARKETPLACE AND SAND ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 33 SAIKI TRN, FIN HCR164
HR148
Student Loan Forgiveness; Task Force; Rural Communities; Legal Services
REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower, San Buenaventura LHE, FIN HCR166
HR149
Aarhus Convention; UN Paris Agreement; Universal Declaration of Human Rights
ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EEP, JUD, referral sheet 33 TARNAS, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, Brower EEP, JUD HCR167
HR150
Department of Health; Task Force; Environmental Response Facility
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE AND IDENTIFY POTENTIAL SOURCES AND MEANS OF FUNDING AVAILABLE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT FOR AND HELP MAINTAIN THE HAWAII WILDLIFE CENTER FACILITY AND HAWAII'S ENDANGERED WILDLIFE.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). TARNAS, BROWER, CREAGAN, HASHIMOTO, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, MORIKAWA, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WILDBERGER EEP, FIN HCR168
HR151
DOE; Public Education; Funding Adequacy; Study
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CONTRACT WITH A THIRD-PARTY CONSULTANT THAT SPECIALIZES IN SCHOOL FINANCE TO STUDY THE ADEQUACY OF PUBLIC EDUCATION FUNDING IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. WOODSON LHE, FIN HCR169
HR152
Pueo Preserve; Honouliuli Gulch
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT STATE AGENCY TO DEVELOP A MAP THAT DEFINES THE MOST SUITABLE AREA WITHIN THE HONOULIULI GULCH FOR A DEDICATED PUEO PRESERVE AND DETERMINE THE REQUIREMENTS TO ESTABLISH THE PRESERVE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH/EEP, FIN, referral sheet 33 KONG, CABANILLA ARAKAWA WLH/EEP, FIN HCR170
HR153
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Artificial Intelligence; Global Summit; AI
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO CONVENE A GLOBAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SUMMIT IN 2020.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA/EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 KONG, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, ICHIYAMA, MIZUNO, SAY, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, Perruso, San Buenaventura, Wildberger TIA/EDB, FIN HCR171
HR154
Sex Trafficking; Data; State Commission on the Status of Women
REQUESTING THE STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO MAINTAIN A DATABASE ON SEX TRAFFICKING OFFENSES.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, YAMASHITA HSH, JUD HCR175
HR155
DOE; United States Flag; State Flag
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE EACH OF ITS SCHOOLS WITH TWO FLAGPOLES SO THAT THE UNITED STATES FLAG AND HAWAII STATE FLAG MAY BE FLOWN AT THE SAME HEIGHT.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 ELI, GATES, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, Nakamura LHE, FIN HCR176
HR156 HD1
Public Utilities Commission; Palehua Wind Project.
URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO CONSIDER THE IMPACTS OF THE PALEHUA WIND PROJECT ON THE SURROUNDING COMMUNITY.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from EEP (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1746) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to FIN. ELI EEP, FIN
HR157
Department of Education; Hawaiian Language; Signs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DISPLAY THE TEXT OF ANY SIGN THAT IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN BOTH THE ENGLISH AND HAWAIIAN LANGUAGES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 ELI, GATES, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON LHE/WLH, FIN
HR158
Health; Mental Health; Suicide Prevention; Department of Education; Graduation Course; Training; Teachers; Students; Principals
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN ITS CURRICULUM AND SUICIDE PREVENTION AS PART OF THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by HSH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 8:30AM in conference room 329. ELI, GATES, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, San Buenaventura HSH, FIN
HR159
DOH; DHS; Study; Disability Services
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WHETHER THE DENTAL AND MEDICAL SERVICES OFFERED BY THE STATE ARE ADEQUATE TO PROVIDE A BASIC STANDARD OF CARE FOR RESIDENTS WITH DISABILITIES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 33 TOKIOKA, HAR, SAY HLT/HSH, FIN HCR177
HR160
Training for Condominium Association Board Members
URGING THE REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO DEVELOP TRAINING FOR CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION BOARD MEMBERS.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno. MATSUMOTO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, KONG, C. LEE, MATAYOSHI, TAKAYAMA, THIELEN, WOODSON, YAMASHITA, McDermott CPC, JUD HCR178
HR161
Industrial Relations Center; University of Hawaii; Board of Regents
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO CONTINUE TO SUPPORT AND FUND THE INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS CENTER AS A VALUABLE LABOR-MANAGEMENT RELATIONS RESOURCE FOR THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). JOHANSON LAB/LHE, FIN HCR179
HR162
Task Force; State Archives; Department of Accounting and General Services; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE CURRENT AND FUTURE NEEDS OF THE STATE ARCHIVES.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LMG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1763), recommending referral to FIN. JOHANSON LMG, FIN HCR180
HR163
Task Force; Mental Health Examinations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE ISSUES SURROUNDING MANDATORY MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS FOR PATIENTS WHO EXHIBIT BEHAVIOR DEEMED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BE AN IMMINENT THREAT TO SELF OR OTHERS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to PVM/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 33 CABANILLA ARAKAWA, ELI, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MIZUNO PVM/HLT, FIN HCR181
HR164
Urging the Federal Government and Hunt Companies to allocate the Ewa Field land for the creation of the Ewa Battlefield Memorial Park.
URGING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND HUNT COMPANIES TO RESERVE THE EWA FIELD LAND TO PRESERVE WORLD WAR II HISTORIC AND HAWAIIAN CULTURAL SITES AT THE FORMER MARINE CORPS AIR STATION EWA FOR THE CREATION OF THE EWA BATTLEFIELD MEMORIAL PARK.
(H ) 3/20/2019 - The committee(s) on PVM recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA ARAKAWA PVM, FIN HCR182
HR165
Counties; Real Property Taxes; Foreclosure
URGING EACH COUNTY TO CURB THE PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL VACATION RENTALS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 MATAYOSHI, BROWER, ELI, HOLT, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, TARNAS, THIELEN TIA, FIN HCR183
HR166
Fraudulent Calls; United States Congress; Federal Agencies
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, AND THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO ELIMINATE FRAUDULENT TELEPHONE CALLS.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Cabanilla Arakawa, Mizuno. MATAYOSHI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, TAKUMI, TARNAS CPC, FIN HCR184
HR167
Harbors; Audit; Inspection Procedures
REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF HARBOR INSPECTION PROCEDURES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 33 MATAYOSHI, BROWER, ELI, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, D. Kobayashi WLH, JUD HCR185
HR168
DOE
REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to LHE, FIN, referral sheet 33 MATAYOSHI, BROWER, ELI, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER LHE, FIN HCR186
HR169
Fireworks; Harbors; Inspection; Shipping Containers; Drugs; Firearms; Guns
REQUESTING THE VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR INSPECTING CARGO SHIPMENTS TO HAWAII TO COORDINATE THEIR EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT EVERY SHIPPING CONTAINER IS INSPECTED FOR ILLEGAL GOODS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. MATAYOSHI, AQUINO, CULLEN, ELI, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, TARNAS TRN, JUD HCR187
HR170
Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Financial Audit and Management Review
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO COMPLETE THE 2017 INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL AUDIT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 YAMANE WLH, FIN HCR188
HR171
Department of Accounting and General Services; Energy Efficiency; Jalousie Windows; Air Conditioning; State Buildings; Investigation; Alternatives
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.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). KITAGAWA, BELATTI, HASHIMOTO, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, THIELEN, Wildberger EEP, FIN HCR190
HR172
Public Utilities Commission; Wireless Communications Provider; Backup Power Source; Power Resilience; Cellular Tower Backup Capacity
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION MANDATES FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP POWER GENERATORS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND COLLECT AND PUBLISH DATA ON CELLULAR TOWER BACKUP CAPACITY.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Bill scheduled to be heard by IAC on Wednesday, 03-27-19 11:30AM in House conference room 430. KITAGAWA, AQUINO, BELATTI, CACHOLA, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MATAYOSHI, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, OKIMOTO, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, McDermott, Onishi IAC, CPC HCR191
HR173
Department of Education; Special Education; Blindness; Teacher Certifications; Cane Travel; National Blindness Profession Certification Board
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ACCEPT THE NATIONAL ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS PROVIDING ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SERVICES.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LAB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Eli, Ichiyama, Kitagawa, Yamashita, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) McKelvey, Quinlan. KITAGAWA, BELATTI, DECOITE, HASHIMOTO, JOHANSON, D. KOBAYASHI, MATAYOSHI, OKIMOTO, TARNAS, WILDBERGER LHE/LAB, FIN HCR192
HR174
Auditor; Department of Accounting and General Services; Follow-Up Study
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP STUDY TO ITS 2015 STUDY OF DEPARTMENTAL ENGINEERING SECTIONS THAT MANAGE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LMG (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1765), recommending referral to FIN. NAKASHIMA, AQUINO, BROWER, CULLEN, ELI, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, C. LEE, LOWEN, MORIKAWA, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, TARNAS, YAMASHITA, Luke LMG, FIN HCR193
HR175
Medicare For All; US Congress
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT LEGISLATION PROVIDING EXPANDED AND IMPROVED MEDICARE FOR ALL.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1729), recommending referral to CPC. WILDBERGER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, Brower, Creagan, Morikawa, San Buenaventura HLT, CPC HCR194
HR176
Zero Waste; Environment
CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, Hashimoto, Morikawa, Okimoto EEP, FIN HCR195
HR177
Public Trust; Water Resources; Streams; Rivers; Diversion
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE STREAM RESTORATION AND PROTECTION WHEN DISCUSSING AND MAKING WATER AND LAND USE DECISIONS AFFECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND DRINKING WATER.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EEP/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 WILDBERGER, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MATSUMOTO, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, TODD, San Buenaventura EEP/WLH, FIN HCR196
HR178 HD1
5G; Cellular; Cancer; Study: Public Utilities Commission; Biological Life
REQUESTING A STUDY THAT SUMMARIZES THE PUBLISHED REPORTS AND STUDIES ON THE EFFECTS OF 5G WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY ON BIOLOGICAL LIFE.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from EEP/IAC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1747) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to CPC. WILDBERGER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, ELI, GATES, SAY, THIELEN, Hashimoto, Matsumoto EEP/IAC, CPC HCR197
HR179
Climate Change
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL OF INVESTING IN GREEN INDUSTRY INITIATIVES.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Cabanilla Arakawa, Creagan, Eli, Holt, Nakamura, Quinlan excused (6). WILDBERGER, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, ELI, HASHIMOTO, ICHIYAMA, KITAGAWA, D. KOBAYASHI, C. LEE, LOWEN, MIZUNO, PERRUSO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, TODD, Brower, Morikawa, San Buenaventura EEP, FIN HCR198
HR180
Resolution; Liver and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness; Designated Month
DESIGNATING FEBRUARY OF EACH YEAR AS LIVER AND BILE DUCT CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1739), recommending referral to FIN. MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, D. KOBAYASHI, MCKELVEY, OKIMOTO, SAY, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WARD, WOODSON, DeCoite, San Buenaventura HLT, FIN HCR200
HR181
Designating April as Organ Donor Awareness Month in Hawaii
DESIGNATING APRIL AS ORGAN DONOR AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1741), recommending referral to JUD. BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, SAY, WARD, San Buenaventura HLT, JUD HCR201
HR182
April; Child Abuse Prevention Month; Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii
DECLARING APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, SAY, WARD, San Buenaventura HSH, JUD HCR202
HR183
Deaf and Blind Task Force; Service Animals; Misrepresentation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXAMINE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ACT 217, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2018, REGARDING MISREPRESENTATION OF SERVICE ANIMALS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on HSH recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MIZUNO, TAKUMI, WARD, McKelvey HSH, JUD HCR203
HR184
Keiki Caucus; Children of Incarcerated Parents; Visitation Centers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, TO WORK WITH THE FAMILY REUNIFICATION WORKING GROUP AND OTHER COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH VISITATION CENTERS AT ALL STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on PVM recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Takayama, Gates, D. Kobayashi, Kong, Ohno, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Nishimoto. MIZUNO, BROWER, CREAGAN, GATES, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, Cachola, DeCoite, San Buenaventura, Say, Ward HSH/PVM, JUD HCR205
HR185
COFA; Federal Funds
STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID AND SUPPORT TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR FINANCIAL, MEDICAL, AND OTHER FEDERAL ASSISTANCE FOR MIGRANTS COVERED BY THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, Belatti, B. Kobayashi, Mizuno, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none. MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, SAY, TAKUMI, WARD, San Buenaventura HSH, FIN HCR206
HR186
Domestic Violence; Task Force; First Responders
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE HOW A STATEWIDE USE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ASSESSMENTS AND RESPONSE PROTOCOLS BY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL CAN HELP TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S OVERALL RESPONSE TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committee(s) on HSH/HLT recommend(s) that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, DECOITE, GATES, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, WOODSON, San Buenaventura HSH/HLT, FIN HCR207
HR187
Keiki Caucus; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Diagnostic Guidelines
URGING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ADOPT THE CANADIAN DIAGNOSTIC GUIDELINE FOR DIAGNOSIS OF FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER, AS PUBLISHED IN THE CANADIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION JOURNAL.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT/HSH, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 33 MIZUNO, CABANILLA ARAKAWA, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, SAY, TAKUMI, WARD, Brower, San Buenaventura HLT/HSH, CPC, FIN HCR208
HR188
EOA; White Paper; Resolution.
REQUESTING THAT THE HAWAII STATE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING UPDATE THE 2013 WHITE PAPER ON ACTIVE AGING AND PROVIDE A FINAL REPORT ON ITS UPDATED VERSION NO LATER THAN THE START OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2021.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - Resolution scheduled to be heard by HSH on Wednesday, 03-27-19 8:30AM in conference room 329. MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, SAY, TAKUMI, WARD, San Buenaventura, Woodson HSH, FIN HCR209
HR189
Requesting the Auditor to conduct a comprehensive performance and management audit of the Child Welfare Services Branch of the Department of Human Services
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE CHILD WELFARE SERVICES BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HSH, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 33 MIZUNO, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKUMI, WARD, Cabanilla Arakawa, Say, Nakamura HSH, LMG, FIN HCR210
HR190
Post-Traumatic Stress; Resolution; Awareness; Designated Day
DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from HLT (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1743), recommending referral to FIN. MIZUNO, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, GATES, B. KOBAYASHI, D. KOBAYASHI, MCDERMOTT, NAKAMURA, NISHIMOTO, OHNO, SAN BUENAVENTURA, SAY, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, WARD HLT, FIN HCR211
HR191
Alzheimer's Disease; Designated Month
DECLARING NOVEMBER AS "ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS MONTH" AND JUNE AS "ALZHEIMER'S AND DEMENTIA AWARENESS MONTH" IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 33 MIZUNO, BELATTI, BROWER, CACHOLA, CREAGAN, DECOITE, MCKELVEY, NAKAMURA, SAY, TAKUMI, WARD, WOODSON, San Buenaventura HLT, JUD, FIN HCR212
HR192
United States Department of Treasury redesign of U.S. currency to include Harriett Tubman and other women's and civil rights leaders
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Lowen, McKelvey, Morikawa, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Creagan, Say, Yamane. C. LEE, AQUINO, BELATTI, CREAGAN, CULLEN, DECOITE, ELI, ICHIYAMA, JOHANSON, KITAGAWA, LUKE, MATAYOSHI, MIZUNO, NAKAMURA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, THIELEN, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Brower, Onishi JUD HCR214
HR193
Fines; Task Force
REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FAIR AND PROPORTIONAL FINES FOR CERTAIN PENALTIES IN HAWAII TO ENSURE A FAIR AND MEANINGFUL DETERRENT TO ILLEGAL BEHAVIOR FOR INDIVIDUALS ACROSS THE ECONOMIC SPECTRUM.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 C. LEE, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, MIZUNO, TAKAYAMA, Takumi, Yamashita JUD HCR218
HR194
Climate Change; United Nations; Paris Agreement; 2030 Development Agenda; Sustainable Development Goals; Global Pact for the Environment; Adoptions
URGING THE STATE AND EACH COUNTY TO ADOPT THE GLOBAL PACT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT AND THE 2030 DEVELOPMENT AGENDA, AND TO SPECIFICALLY ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, NUMBERS 13 THROUGH 17.
(H ) 3/19/2019 - The committees on EEP recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Lowen, Wildberger, Har, Tarnas, Todd, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Yamane. C. LEE, ELI, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON, Brower EEP, FIN HCR219
HR195
Requesting the Attorney General to convene an autonomous vehicle Legal Preparation Task Force
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONVENE AN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE LEGAL PREPARATION TASK FORCE.
(H ) 3/22/2019 - The committees on TRN recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Aquino, Hashimoto, Brower, Hashem, Matayoshi, Woodson, McDermott; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Cullen. C. LEE, AQUINO, BELATTI, BROWER, ELI, JOHANSON, MATAYOSHI, MORIKAWA, TAKAYAMA, TAKUMI, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, WOODSON TRN, JUD HCR220
HR196
Tourism; Conservation; Aloha+ Challenge; Responsible Tourism Initiative
URGING THE CONSERVATION AND TOURISM COMMUNITIES TO COLLABORATIVELY IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE RESPONSIBLE TOURISM INITIATIVE TO HELP ACHIEVE THE ALOHA+ CHALLENGE SUSTAINABILITY TARGETS, IMPROVE VISITOR EXPERIENCE, AND PROTECT OUR NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 C. LEE, BELATTI, DECOITE, JOHANSON, TAKUMI, WOODSON, YAMASHITA TIA, FIN HCR221
HR197
Blood Donation; Eligibility Requirements; Deferral; Men Who Have Sex With Men; United States Food and Drug Administration
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO ELIMINATE ITS BLOOD DONOR DEFERRAL POLICY ON THE COLLECTION OF BLOOD AND BLOOD COMPONENTS FROM MEN WHO HAVE SEX WITH MEN.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 33 C. LEE, MORIKAWA, SAN BUENAVENTURA, TAKAYAMA, TARNAS, WILDBERGER, Brower, Eli, Takumi HLT, FIN HCR222
HR198
Vegetarian Meals at Public Schools At Least Once Per Week.
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO OFFER VEGETARIAN MEAL OPTIONS IN ALL PUBLIC SCHOOLS AT LEAST ONCE WEEKLY.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - The committees on LHE recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Woodson, Perruso, DeCoite, D. Kobayashi, Ohno, Quinlan, Tarnas; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Representative(s) Hashem, Johanson, Tokioka, Okimoto. C. LEE, BROWER, DECOITE, ELI, KITAGAWA, MIZUNO, WOODSON, Takumi, Yamashita LHE, FIN HCR223
HR199
Gaming Advisory Group
CONVENING A DIGITAL GAMING ADVISORY GROUP TO ASSESS AND MONITOR PREDATORY PRACTICES IN THE DIGITAL GAMING INDUSTRY.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 C. LEE JUD HCR224
HR200
Privacy Law; Update; Twenty-First Century Privacy Law Task Force
CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND RECOMMEND LAWS AND REGULATIONS TO UPDATE PRIVACY LAW.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 33 C. LEE JUD HCR225
HR201 HD1
Healthy Workplace Working Group
REQUESTING THAT THE COMPTROLLER CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS TO STATE FACILITIES TO MAXIMIZE HEALTH AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION.
(H ) 3/27/2019 - Reported from LAB (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 1771) as amended in HD 1, recommending referral to FIN. C. LEE LAB, FIN HCR226
HR202
Artificial Intelligence Working Group
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to EDB, FIN, referral sheet 33 WARD EDB, FIN HCR227
HR203
Native Hawaiians; Kamehameha Schools
ENCOURAGING KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS TO CONSIDER THE PRACTICE OF LAND EXCHANGES TO FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOMESTEADS IN LOCATIONS THAT BETTER SERVE THE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 WARD WLH, FIN HCR228
HR204
DBEDT; Moonbase Alliance; Space; Lunar Exploration
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM CONVENE AN INTERNATIONAL MOON BASE ALLIANCE COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDANCE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF EVOLVABLE LUNAR ARCHITECTURE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/20/2019 - The committees on EDB recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) McKelvey, Kitagawa, Johanson, Quinlan, Yamashita, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Eli, Ichiyama. WARD, DECOITE, KONG, MIZUNO EDB, FIN HCR229
HR205
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Improvement; Working Group
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS IMPROVEMENT WORKING GROUP.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 33 WARD, DECOITE, D. KOBAYASHI, KONG, MIZUNO WLH, FIN HCR230
HR206
Sustainable Tourism Project
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO UPDATE THE SUSTAINABLE TOURISM PROJECT.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Referred to TIA, FIN, referral sheet 33 WARD TIA, FIN HCR231
HR207
Maryknoll Boys Varsity Basketball State Championship
CONGRATULATING THE MARYKNOLL SCHOOL BOYS VARSITY I BASKETBALL TEAM ON WINNING THE DIVISION I STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
(H ) 3/12/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, Nishimoto, Yamane
HR208
Honolulu Little League
APPLAUDING HONOLULU LITTLE LEAGUE FOR THEIR UNBELIEVABLE DOMINANCE IN WINNING THE 2018 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES.
(H ) 3/14/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. BROWER, Kitagawa
HR209
Commending Faith Tuipulotu for her Commitment to Hawaii Farmers
COMMENDING FAITH TUIPULOTU FOR HER DEDICATION TO AGRICULTURE AND HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO FARMING IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/15/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. DECOITE, TOKIOKA, Onishi
HR210
Congratulating the ‘Iolani School and Waipahu High School Lifesmarts Teams
CONGRATULATING ‘IOLANI SCHOOL AS THE 2019 LIFESMARTS STATE CHAMPION AND WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AS A 2019 LIFESMARTS STATE FINALIST.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR211
2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Award Recipients
CONGRATULATING CHELSEA MASAKI, RYAN PARK, CATHERINE CHOW, AND STEFANI SAKAMOTO AS THE 2019 PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARD RECIPIENTS.
(H ) 3/18/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR212
Congratulating 2019 Teachers of the Year and Horace Mann Honoree
CONGRATULATING THE 2019 HAWAI‘I STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TEACHER OF THE YEAR, THE 2019 HAWAI‘I STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DISTRICT TEACHERS OF THE YEAR, AND THE 2019 HORACE MANN AWARD FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE HONOREE.
(H ) 3/19/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR213
Outstanding Principals, Vice Principals, and Honorees
CONGRATULATING THE 2018 NATIONAL DISTINGUISHED PRINCIPAL AND HONOREES, THE 2018 HAWAII OUTSTANDING VICE PRINCIPAL, AND THE 2019 STATE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL OF THE YEAR.
(H ) 3/20/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR214
DESIRE DESOTO; THE 2018 HAWAII SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR; THE 2019 NATIONAL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR FINALIST.
CONGRATULATING DESIRE DESOTO AS THE 2018 HAWAII SCHOOL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR AND THE 2019 NATIONAL COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR FINALIST.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR215
Friends of the Library 2019 HSPLS Outstanding Staff Members
CONGRATULATING SARA KAMIBAYASHI AS THE 2019 LIBRARIAN OF THE YEAR AND MONA TAVARES AS THE 2019 EXCELLENCE IN SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENT.
(H ) 3/21/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. WOODSON
HR216
Waipahu High School Marauders, HHSAA Division I Football State Championship Winners
CONGRATULATING THE WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL MARAUDERS FOR WINNING THEIR FIRST-EVER HHSAA DIVISION I FOOTBALL STATE CHAMPIONSHIP.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. AQUINO, CULLEN, TAKUMI
HR217
HAWAII VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION'S 19TH ANNUAL AWARDS
CONGRATULATING THE WINNERS OF THE HAWAII VENTURE CAPITAL ASSOCIATION'S 19TH ANNUAL AWARDS.
(H ) 3/25/2019 - Resolution adopted in final form. MCKELVEY