Hawaii State Legislature
2008 House Resolutions Offered
All resolutions that were offered in the House of Representatives.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HR1
Electing the Vice-Speaker of the House of Representatives
ELECTING THE VICE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/17/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, FINNEGAN
HR2
Recognizing the Caucus Leaders and Committee Members of the House of Representatives
RELATING TO THE CAUCUS LEADERS AND THE COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 1/17/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CALDWELL, FINNEGAN
HR3
Amends House Rules to add Select Committee on Standards of Conduct.
AMENDING THE RULES OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII AND ADOPTING OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE HOUSE SELECT COMMITTEE ON STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
(S ) 7/9/2008 - Received notice of Adoption in House (Hse. Com. No. 836). CALDWELL, B. OSHIRO, FINNEGAN
HR4
Pearl Harbor Underwater Tunnel; U.S. DOT Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A SUBMERGED VEHICULAR TUNNEL UNDER PEARL HARBOR CONNECTING THE EWA PLAIN TO DOWNTOWN HONOLULU.
(H ) 2/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA TRN, PSM
HR5
Don Ho; Waikiki Post Office
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO DESIGNATE THE FACILITY OF THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE LOCATED AT 330 SARATOGA ROAD IN HONOLULU, HAWAII AS THE DON HO POST OFFICE BUILDING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hcr4
HR6
HTA, DBEDT; Appropriate Funds from Tourism Marketing; Preservation of Hawaii's Beaches
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO REDIRECT FINANCIAL AND OTHER RESOURCES FROM TOURISM MARKETING TO THE MAINTENANCE AND PRESERVATION OF HAWAII'S BEACHES.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, THIELEN, Belatti TAC/WLH, FIN  hcr5
HR7 HD1
Designates March 13 as "World Kidney Day" and the Month of March as Kidney Awareness Month in Hawaii.
A RESOLUTION TO COMMEMORATE MARCH 13 AS WORLD KIDNEY DAY AND THE MONTH OF MARCH AS KIDNEY AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, Awana, Sonson HLT  hcr6
HR8
Vivitrol Pilot Project; Crystal Methamphetamine Addiction; Ice; Hina Mauka; John A. Burns School of Medicine
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, TO SEEK FUNDING FOR A TWO-YEAR PILOT STUDY AT HINA MAUKA TO RESEARCH THE EFFECTS OF NALTREXONE (VIVITROL) ON CRYSTAL METHAMPHETAMINE (ICE) ADDICTION.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - The committees on HED recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Chang, Bertram, Berg, Cabanilla, Nishimoto, Takai, Takamine, Ching, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 4 Excused: Saiki, Shimabukuro, Takumi, Wakai. MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, MEYER HED, HLT  hcr7
HR9
Absentee Ballots; Time of Mailing
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO MAIL ABSENTEE BALLOTS IN A TIMELY MANNER TO PROMOTE INFORMED VOTING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, MARUMOTO, MEYER JUD  hcr8
HR10
Super Bowl; Hawaii
REQUESTING THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO SELECT THE STATE OF HAWAII AS A HOST SITE FOR THE SUPER BOWL AND RELATED SUPER BOWL ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE NEXT TEN YEARS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hcr9
HR11 HD1
Wireless Electrocardiogram Project Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AN ELECTROCARDIOGRAM WIRELESS TRANSMISSION PROJECT TASK FORCE.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on EDB as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO HLT, EDB  hcr10
HR12
Men's Health Week
RECOGNIZING THE SECOND WEEK OF JUNE AS MEN'S HEALTH WEEK.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO HLT  HCR11
HR13
Feral Pigs; Population Reduction; DLNR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PREPARE A PLAN TO REDUCE THE STATEWIDE FERAL PIG POPULATION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO, Belatti WLH, FIN  hcr12
HR14
Absentee Ballots; Postage Prepaid Return Envelopes
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO INCLUDE A POSTAGE PREPAID RETURN ENVELOPE WITH EACH BALLOT MAILED TO AN ABSENTEE VOTER.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO JUD, FIN  hcr13
HR15
Don Ho commemorative postage stamp
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP HONORING MUSICIAN AND ENTERTAINER, DON HO.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TAC  hcr14
HR16
Discrimination Against Women; Ratify Treaty
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO RATIFY THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE ELIMINATION OF ALL FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, EVANS, GREEN, HANOHANO, LEE, SAGUM, TAKUMI, WAKAI HSH/INT  hcr16
HR17
Sister State-City Relationship; Hawaii and Sarrat, Philippines
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-MUNICIPALITY RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF SARRAT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(H ) 2/22/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Monday 02-25-08 at 8:30 am in conference room 329. MIZUNO, AWANA, MAGAOAY, Cabanilla INT  HCR17
HR18
Proclaiming March as ARCH and AFH Appreciation Month
RECOGNIZING MARCH AS ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME AND ADULT FOSTER HOME OPERATORS MONTH.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH/HLT, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, RHOADS, SONSON HSH/HLT  hcr18
HR19
Filipino World War II Veterans; Family Reunification
URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO EXEMPT CHILDREN OF FILIPINO WORLD WAR II VETERANS FROM IMMIGRANT VISA LIMITS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, CHANG, GREEN, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, RHOADS, SONSON, Cabanilla INT, PSM  HCR19
HR20 HD1
ARCH Operators; DHS; DOH
URGING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OPERATORS WITH THE SERVICES NECESSARY TO ASSIST THEM IN PROVIDING CARE FOR ADULTS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, SONSON, Magaoay, Rhoads HSH/HLT, FIN  hcr20
HR21 HD1
Adult Residential Care Homes; Community Care Foster Family Homes; DOH and DHS Standardized Policy
URGING THE DEPARTMENTS OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO WORK TOGETHER TO DEVELOP A STANDARDIZED, WORKABLE POLICY TO PROTECT THE ELDERLY WITHOUT COMPROMISING RESIDENT CARE, AND THAT ENCOURAGES MORE PEOPLE TO BECOME ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME OR COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME OPERATORS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, CABANILLA, CHANG, KARAMATSU, SONSON, Rhoads HSH/HLT, FIN  hcr21
HR22 HD1
Filipino Veterans
RECOGNIZING THE COURAGEOUS CONTRIBUTIONS AND SERVICE OF THE FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, MAGAOAY INT, PSM  HCR22
HR23
Domestic Violence, Faith-Based Organizations
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO PROVIDE EDUCATION AND AWARENESS ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TO FAITH-BASED COMMUNITIES AND URGE THEIR RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS TO SERVE AS SAFE HAVENS FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, Cabanilla, Magaoay HSH, JUD  hcr23
HR24
Civil Defense; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION, AND TO REPORT ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO SHIFT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER RELIEF, AND HOMELAND SECURITY COSTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, GREEN, Belatti PSM, LMG, FIN  hcr24
HR25
Shaken Baby Syndrome; Prevention
URGING ALL HOSPITALS THAT PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE TO NEWBORNS TO PROVIDE PARENTS OF THE NEWBORN WITH WRITTEN EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ABOUT THE DANGEROUS EFFECTS OF SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME AND THE METHODS OF PREVENTING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, GREEN, HAR, MARUMOTO, MEYER HLT  hcr25
HR26
KEIKI CAUCUS; STUDENT CONFERENCE; ABSTINENCE ONLY SEX EDUCATION.
RECOMMENDING THAT THE BOARD OF EDUCATION CONSIDER CHANGING ITS SEX EDUCATION POLICY IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOLS OF HAWAII FROM A PROGRAM OF ABSTINENCE-ONLY TO A COMPREHENSIVE, BALANCED, AND CONSISTENT SEX EDUCATION PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES ABSTINENCE AND THE USE OF CONTRACEPTIVES, AND MAKING THAT PROGRAM MANDATORY FOR GRADUATION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, BELATTI, THIELEN EDN/HLT, FIN  hcr26
HR27
Urging the City and County of Honolulu to conduct a one year pilot program that uses concrete for repairing Kamehameha IV Road and Kalihi Street rather than asphalt.
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A ONE YEAR PILOT PROGRAM THAT USES CONCRETE FOR REPAIRING KAMEHAMEHA IV ROAD AND KALIHI STREET RATHER THAN ASPHALT.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TRN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO TRN  hcr27
HR28
Kalihi Street; City and County of Honolulu Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO ADDRESS MAJOR CONCERNS ALONG KALIHI STREET.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO TRN  HCR28
HR29
Task Force; Disaster-preparedness needs of individuals with disabilities and special health needs
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONVENE A STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO ADVISE THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION ON THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to PSM/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, CHING, MARUMOTO PSM/HLT, FIN  hcr29
HR30
September as Language Access Month in Hawaii
DECLARING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER OF EACH YEAR AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, LAB, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, LEE, MAGAOAY HSH, LAB  HCR30
HR31
Mock Trial Championship
URGING THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL MOCK TRIAL CHAMPIONSHIP TO ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS OF ALL RELIGIOUS FAITHS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, JUD, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, Magaoay EDN, JUD  HCR31
HR32
DOE; Community Assistance Resources; Volunteer Hawaii
ENCOURAGING DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOLS TO UTILIZE THE SERVICES OF VOLUNTEER HAWAII TO INCREASE COMMUNITY AWARENESS, SUPPORT, AND INVOLVEMENT.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AWANA, CHING, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO, Brower, Chang, Lee EDN  HCR32
HR33 HD1
Ovarian Cancer; Awareness of Common Symptoms
ACKNOWLEDGING THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AS NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER MONTH AND GYNECOLOGICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, BROWER, HANOHANO HLT  HCR33
HR34
Keiki Caucus; Student Conference; Extracurricular Credits
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ALLOW CREDITS FOR CURRENT PARTICIPATION IN EXTRACURRICULAR SPORTS FOR ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO ENCOURAGE PHYSICAL FITNESS AND MENTAL WELL-BEING AND SUPPORT A REDUCTION IN OBESITY AMONGST HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, WARD, Belatti, Lee, Magaoay EDN/HLT  HCR34
HR35
Abandoned and Underutilized Public Property; Human Services
REQUESTING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO COMPILE AN INVENTORY OF ABANDONED, EXCESS, AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTIES UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, Magaoay WLH  HCR35
HR36
Abandoned and Underutilized Public Property; Community Needs
REQUESTING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO PROVIDE FOR THE SHARING OF THE SAME LOCATION FOR EDUCATIONAL, RECREATIONAL, HEALTH, AND HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAMS IN PROPERTIES THAT ARE ABANDONED, EXCESS, AND UNDERUTILIZED PROPERTIES UNDER THEIR RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to WLH/EDN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, MARUMOTO, Lee, Magaoay WLH/EDN  HCR36
HR37
Teen Pregnancy; Keiki Caucus
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPAND ITS TEEN PREGNANCY EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO TRAIN YOUTH GROUPS TO EDUCATE AND RAISE AWARENESS AMONG TEENS ABOUT TEEN PREGNANCY.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, HLT, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO, THIELEN EDN, HLT, FIN  HCR37
HR38
Keiki Caucus; Hawaii Conference; Fine Arts Curriculum
RECOMMENDING THAT FINE ARTS BE A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, TAC, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, THIELEN, Brower EDN, TAC  HCR38
HR39 HD2
Northern Uganda; Lord's Resistance Army; Human Rights
CONDEMNING THE HUMAN RIGHTS ATROCITIES AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN NORTHERN UGANDA AND URGING CONGRESS TO LEAD THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IN EFFORTS TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, GREEN, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO, WARD INT, JUD  HCR39
HR40
Keiki Caucus; Comprehensive Recycling Program; Student Conference
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE RECYCLING OPTIONS AND DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE RECYCLING PROGRAM.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 8 MIZUNO, AWANA, BELATTI, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, Magaoay EEP/EDN, FIN  HCR40
HR41 HD1
Parental Rights
RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT OF PARENTS AND GUARDIANS TO DIRECT THE EDUCATION AND UPBRINGING OF THEIR CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Cabanilla, Finnegan, Luke, Nakasone, Saiki, Thielen excused. MIZUNO, Brower, Magaoay HLT, JUD  HCR41
HR42
Workers' Compensation Innovation Audit Pilot Project; DLIR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONDUCT A PILOT PROJECT TO AUDIT WORKERS' COMPENSATION SOFT-TISSUE INJURY CASES.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO (BR) LAB  HCR42
HR43 HD1
UH Athletics Department; Management and Financial Audit
REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA'S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, BROWER, Chang, Magaoay HED, LMG, FIN  HCR43
HR44
Filipino Veterans
PROCLAIMING THE MONTH OF JUNE 2008 AS FILIPINO VETERANS APPRECIATION MONTH.
(H ) 2/25/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, MAGAOAY, Green INT, PSM  HCR44
HR45
Domestic Violence; Adolescents
DESIGNATING MAY 5 THROUGH MAY 9, 2008, AS HAWAII TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK.
(H ) 1/30/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 11 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO JUD  HCR 45
HR46
Insurance; Cancer Treatment; Mandatory Coverage
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR ALL FORMS OF CANCER TREATMENT.
(H ) 2/20/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, GREEN, MAGAOAY HLT, CPC, LMG  HCR46
HR47
Affordable Housing Task Force
URGING THE RE-CONVENING OF THE AFFORDABLE HOUSING TASK FORCE TO FURTHER ADDRESS ISSUES OF HOMELESSNESS, PUBLIC HOUSING, AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 8 PINE, CHING, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, MEYER, THIELEN, WARD HSH, FIN
HR48
Department of Education management review
URGING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OPERATIONS.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to EDN, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 8 FINNEGAN, CHING, MARUMOTO, MEYER, PINE, THIELEN, WARD EDN, LMG, FIN
HR49 HD1
Medical Marijuana; Maui County Initiatives
REQUESTING THE MAUI COUNTY MAYOR AND COUNTY COUNCIL TO IMPLEMENT VARIOUS MEASURES REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY (BR) HLT, JUD
HR50
Study; cervical cancer immunization
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ASSESS THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF REQUIRING CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATIONS FOR GIRLS BEFORE THEY ENTER THE SEVENTH GRADE.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MARUMOTO, AWANA, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, LUKE, MEYER, MORITA, PINE, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, YAMANE HLT, FIN  HCR51SR14
HR51
Long-term Care; Waitlisted Patients
REQUESTING THE HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF HAWAII TO CONTINUE ITS EFFORTS TO DEVELOP SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM OF PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS WHO ARE WAITLISTED FOR LONG-TERM CARE.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. GREEN HLT/HSH  HCR53
HR52
Henry Obookiah Memorial
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO SUPPORT A PERMANENT MEMORIAL HONORING HENRY OBOOKIAH ON THE GROUNDS OF THE STATE CAPITOL.
(H ) 1/28/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 8 AWANA, HANOHANO, ITO, MANAHAN, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, SONSON, YAMASHITA, Tokioka TAC  HCR58
HR53
Greenhouse Gas Reduction
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO AGREE TO AN ECONOMY-WIDE REDUCTION IN ITS GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND TO COMMIT THE UNITED STATES TO A BINDING INTERNATIONAL TREATY THAT WOULD RESULT IN A SIGNIFICANT AND RAPID GLOBAL REDUCTION IN ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GAS CONCENTRATION.
(H ) 1/30/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MORITA, AWANA, BELATTI, BERG, BERTRAM, BROWER, CABANILLA, CALDWELL, CARROLL, CHING, CHONG, GREEN, HANOHANO, HAR, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, LUKE, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, M. OSHIRO, B. OSHIRO, PINE, RHOADS, SAIKI, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, SONSON, SOUKI, TAKAI, TAKUMI, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WAKAI, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Chang, Evans, Finnegan, Magaoay, Nakasone, Sagum, Takamine, Thielen
HR54

CONGRATULATING THE WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 2007 JUNIOR ENGINEERING EXPO WINNERS.
(H ) 2/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SONSON, AWANA, BELATTI, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, SAGUM, YAMANE, Wakai
HR55
Health Insurance; Supporting Federal Legislation
SUPPORTING H.R. 506, THE HEALTH PARTNERSHIP THROUGH CREATIVE FEDERALISM ACT.
(H ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 20 HERKES HLT, CPC  HCR64
HR56
Captive Insurance; Internal Revenue Service
OPPOSING THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE REGULATIONS ELIMINATING THE DEDUCTIBILITY OF CAPTIVE INSURANCE COMPANY RESERVES.
(H ) 3/12/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES CPC  HCR65
HR57
Surplus Lines Insurance; Interstate Compact
SUPPORT OF SURPLUS LINES INSURANCE MULTI-STATE COMPLIANCE COMPACT.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. HERKES CPC  HCR66
HR58
State Parks; Bicycle Racks
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL BICYCLE RACKS AT STATE PARKS.
(H ) 2/11/2008 - Referred to TRN/WLH, FIN, referral sheet 21 BROWER, MCKELVEY, SAY, Bertram TRN/WLH, FIN  HCR67
HR59 HD1
Public Land; Ke‘ehi Community Resource Center
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ASSIST THE PACIFIC GATEWAY CENTER IN FINDING AN APPROPRIATE LOCATION TO LEASE FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEVELOPING THE KE'EHI COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MANAHAN, SAY WLH, FIN  HCR68
HR60 HD1
State Courts; Judges; Retirement Age
ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE RETIREMENT AGE FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE TERM LIMITS OF STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A SENIOR JUDGE SYSTEM FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; JUDICIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FITNESS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII; AND RELATED MATTERS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY (BR) JUD  HCR69
HR61

RECOGNIZING AND CONGRATULATING MARYKNOLL SCHOOL FOR ITS OUTSTANDING WORK AND SERVICE TO THE STATE OF HAWAII ON ITS 80TH ANNIVERSARY.
(H ) 2/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BELATTI, AWANA, BERG, BERTRAM, BROWER, CALDWELL, CARROLL, CHANG, EVANS, GREEN, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, M. OSHIRO, PINE, RHOADS, SAIKI, SHIMABUKURO, SONSON, TAKUMI, TSUJI, WARD, WATERS, YAMANE, Ching, Lee, Nakasone, Souki, Takamine, Yamashita
HR62 HD2
Department of Education; School Bus Seat Belt Use
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO STUDY SCHOOL BUS SEAT BELT POLICIES AND COMPILE DATA RELATING TO SCHOOL BUS SAFETY AND TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE WITH RECOMMENDATIONS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, GREEN, Carroll, Chang, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Morita, Shimabukuro, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tsuji, Yamane EDN, FIN  HCR71
HR63

RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING BERT A. KOBAYASHI FOR HIS LEADERSHIP AND INVALUABLE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY AND THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 2/12/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO
HR64
Recognizing the Value of Home Health Care in our Community
RECOGNIZING THE VALUE OF HOME HEALTH CARE IN OUR COMMUNITY.
(H ) 2/13/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, CARROLL, CHANG, EVANS, GREEN, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, NISHIMOTO, M. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, YAMANE, Har, Herkes, Ito, Morita, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tsuji, Yamashita
HR65
Department of Homeland Security; rule amendments; oppose
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION, TO RECONSIDER THE PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENT USCBP-2007-0098, HAWAII COASTWISE CRUISES.
(H ) 2/15/2008 - Referred to TAC/PSM, referral sheet 26 FINNEGAN, CHING, MARUMOTO, MEYER, PINE, THIELEN, WARD TAC/PSM  hcr79
HR66
Beaches; Beach Clean Up; Beach Maintenance; HTA; DBEDT
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO DEDICATE FUNDS TO KEEP HAWAII'S BEACHES CLEAN AND SUSTAINABLE.
(H ) 2/20/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 28 MORITA TAC, FIN  HCR82
HR67 HD1
State Payroll; Efficiency Study
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES STUDY AND EVALUATE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF UPGRADING THE STATE’S PAYROLL AND PERSONNEL SYSTEMS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. HANOHANO (BR) LAB, FIN  HCR83
HR68
Domestic Harmony Awareness Month
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DECLARE NOVEMBER 2008 AS DOMESTIC HARMONY AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 30 HANOHANO (BR) TAC  HCR84
HR69
2008 Democratic National Convention; Superdelegates
URGING HAWAII'S SUPERDELEGATES TO THE 2008 DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION TO REFLECT THE APPROXIMATE RATIO OF EACH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE'S SHARE OF VOTES AT THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HAWAII'S PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE POLL ON FEBRUARY 19, 2008.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 30 BROWER, AWANA, BELATTI, CARROLL, CHONG, HERKES, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, M. OSHIRO, B. OSHIRO, SAY, SONSON, TAKAI, Berg, Bertram, Chang, Evans, Green, Hanohano, Ito, Karamatsu, McKelvey, Morita, Nakasone, Rhoads, Sagum, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Takumi, Tokioka, Tsuji, Waters, Yamane, Yamashita JUD  HCR85
HR70
Compact Fluorescent Lighting; Department of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REPLACE ALL INCANDESCENT BULBS WITH COMPACT FLUORESCENT LIGHTING.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on EEP with none voting no and Nakasone excused. TAKUMI EDN, EEP  HCR86
HR71
Children Born to Military During Foreign Deployment; Immigration
STRONGLY URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO CONFER PRIORITY STATUS TO CHILDREN BORN TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL AND FOREIGN WOMEN DURING AND UP TO NINE MONTHS AFTER DEPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO FACILITATE AND EXPEDITE THE IMMIGRATION OF THESE CHILDREN AND WOMEN TO THE UNITED STATES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TAKUMI PSM  HCR87
HR72
Commemorating Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday
RECOGNIZING AND ACKNOWLEDGING SEPTEMBER 2ND OF EVERY YEAR AS QUEEN LILIU`OKALANI’S BIRTHDAY IN THE STATE OF HAWAII, A NON-STATE HOLIDAY, AND COMMEMORATING QUEEN LILIU`OKALANI FOR HER OUTSTANDING COURAGE AND DEDICATION TO HER PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF OPPRESSION.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC/WLH, referral sheet 30 BERG, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, KARAMATSU, TAKUMI, Ching TAC/WLH  HCR88
HR73
Kalihi Streets; City and County of Honolulu Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE REPAIR AND REPAVING OF SIDE STREETS ALONG KALIHI STREET.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO TRN  HCR91
HR74
Religious Freedom Month in Hawaii
RECOGNIZING JULY AS RELIGIOUS FREEDOM MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TAC, JUD, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA TAC, JUD  HCR92
HR75 HD1
Domestic Violence; Black Ribbon and Black Arm Band Campaign
ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE STATEWIDE BLACK RIBBON AND BLACK ARM BAND CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, HANOHANO, Belatti, Caldwell, Magaoay, Meyer, Waters HSH  HCR93
HR76
Urging the State and counties to increase recycling, encourage the growth of innovative recycling industries, and procure recycled products.
URGING THE STATE AND COUNTIES TO INCREASE RECYCLING, ENCOURAGE THE GROWTH OF INNOVATIVE RECYCLING INDUSTRIES, AND PROCURE RECYCLED PRODUCTS.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MEYER EEP, FIN  HCR94
HR77 HD1
ARCH; Study of Costs of Operation; Savings to State
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY AND COST REVIEW OF ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME SERVICES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Bertram, Brower, Nakasone, Shimabukuro, Sonson, Ward excused. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Brower HSH/HLT, FIN  HCR95
HR78
ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO COLLABORATE WITH THE ORGAN DONOR CENTER OF HAWAII TO INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE BENEFITS OF ORGAN AND TISSUE DONATION IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HLT/EDN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HLT/EDN  HCR96
HR79
Language Access Month
URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HSH  HCR97
HR80
Smoking; Medicaid Covered Counseling
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COLLECT DATA AND REPORT HOW COUNSELING COVERAGE COULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WISHING TO QUIT SMOKING.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Brower HSH/HLT, FIN  HCR98
HR81
QUEST-ACE Public Awareness Campaign; DHS
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR THE QUEST-ACE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, FIN, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY HSH, FIN  HCR99
HR82
Armed Forces; Military Families and Children; Nonprofit Support
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING THOSE WHO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE FAMILIES OF DEPLOYED MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to PSM, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY PSM  hcr100
HR83
Equity in Athletics and Education; Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink
RECOGNIZING PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK FOR CHAMPIONING THE CAUSE OF EQUITY IN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION ON BEHALF OF ALL WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO HED  hcr101
HR84
County Zoning; Wetland and Tidal Areas
URGING EACH COUNTY NOT TO ISSUE ANY PERMIT OR SPECIAL PERMIT FOR ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ANY WETLAND OR TIDAL AREA WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FEET OF THE SHORELINE UNLESS THE COUNTY FIRST SOLICITS PUBLIC INPUT AT A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 30 CARROLL, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, Chong, Har, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Sagum WLH  HCR102
HR85
State-Province Affiliation; Negros Oriental Province
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS ORIENTAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, CABANILLA, MEYER INT, EDB  hcr103
HR86
Korea; Visa Waiver Program
URGING THE PRESIDENT, THE SECRETARY OF STATE, AND THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO INCLUDE THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA IN THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/15/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA INT  HCR104
HR87
Hawaii Medical Center West; Bus Stop Movement
REQUESTING THE MAYOR AND THE DIRECTOR OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND OAHU TRANSIT SERVICES, INC., TO CONSIDER ADDING AN ADDITIONAL BUS STOP ON FARRINGTON HIGHWAY FRONTING MOUNTAINSIDE OF THE HAWAII MEDICAL CENTER WEST ON FARRINGTON HIGHWAY.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to TRN, referral sheet 30 CABANILLA TRN  HCR105
HR88 HD1
Smoking; State Correctional Facilities
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DEVELOP A PLAN FOR A COMPLETE BAN ON SMOKING IN ALL STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES BY 2011.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BROWER, CABANILLA, CALDWELL, HANOHANO, HERKES, LEE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI, Chong, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Tsuji PSM  HCR106
HR89
Grocery Cart Proliferation Reduction
REQUESTING THE MAYOR OF HONOLULU, COUNTY REFUSE DIVISION, AND ALL OTHER RELEVANT STAKEHOLDERS TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY MEASURES TO CURTAIL THE PROLIFERATION OF GROCERY CART SETTLEMENTS.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 30 CABANILLA (BR) EEP, EDB  HCR107
HR90
Toxic Chemicals in Food and Products
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO INVESTIGATE THE RISKS INVOLVED IN THE USE AND CONSUMPTION OF PHTHALATES, BISPHENOL-A, AND ASPARTAME IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY BY YOUNG CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/17/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on CPC/HED with Representative(s) Awana, Cabanilla, Rhoads, Tokioka voting no and Representative(s) Belatti, McKelvey, Nakasone, Takumi excused. GREEN, MIZUNO HLT, CPC/HED  hcr108
HR91
Filipino veteran benefits
REQUESTING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS EQUITY ACT OF 2007, OR SIMILAR LEGISLATION PROVIDING VETERANS BENEFITS TO FILIPINO VETERANS WHO SERVED OUR NATION IN WORLD WAR II.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, Sagum, Tokioka INT  HCR109
HR92
October 2008; Domestic Violence Awareness Month
RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 2008 AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH.
(H ) 2/29/2008 - Referred to HSH, referral sheet 30 MIZUNO, AWANA, LEE, MAGAOAY, Sagum HSH  HCR110
HR93 HD1
Public Housing Tenants; Transition into Permanent Housing
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION SUPPORTING INCENTIVES FOR PUBLIC HOUSING TENANTS TO TRANSITION INTO PERMANENT HOUSING.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, SONSON, Rhoads HSH  HCR111
HR94
Congratulating First Hawaiian Bank on its 150th anniversary in Hawaii.
CONGRATULATING FIRST HAWAIIAN BANK ON THE CELEBRATORY OCCASION OF ITS 150TH ANNIVERSARY IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. KARAMATSU, AWANA, BELATTI, CABANILLA, CALDWELL, CHING, CHONG, EVANS, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, LEE, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, MORITA, NAKASONE, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, PINE, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, SOUKI, TAKAI, TAKUMI, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WATERS, YAMASHITA
HR95
Public Land; Kanoelehua Industrial Park
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO PREPARE A COORDINATED, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS AND CONCERNS OF THE LESSEES FACING EVICTION UPON THE EXPIRATION OF THE LEASES AT THE KANOELEHUA INDUSTRIAL PARK.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHANG, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, GREEN, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, TSUJI, WAKAI, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Carroll, Takamine WLH  HCR112
HR96 HD2
Islands of Polynesia; Relationship
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE ISLANDS OF POLYNESIA.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, MEYER, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, WARD INT, TAC  HCR113
HR97
Lualualei Naval Magazine; Emergency Shelters
REQUESTING THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ALLOWING THE FACILITIES AT LUALUALEI, WHICH ARE OWNED BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY, TO BE USED AS AN EMERGENCY SHELTER FOR CIVILIANS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, SAGUM, Tokioka, Shimabukuro PSM  HCR114
HR98
Requesting the department of design and construction of the city and county of honolulu to conduct a study on the repairing and repaving of surface streets along farrington highway in leeward oahu.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REPAIRING AND REPAVING OF SURFACE STREETS ALONG FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN LEEWARD OAHU.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Evans, Sagum TRN, FIN  HCR115
HR99
Hawaii Agricultural Information Center
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AGRICULTURAL DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE CENTER, IN CONSULTATION WITH OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES, TO CARRY OUT A SURVEY OF INFORMATION NEEDS OF HAWAII'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY, AND ASSESS WHETHER THE HAWAII AGRICULTURAL INFORMATION CENTER CAN MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HAWAII'S AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TSUJI, CHANG, Brower, Chong, Herkes, Wakai, Yamane, Yamashita AGR, HED  HCR116
HR100
Condominiums; Emergency Preparedness
URGING ASSOCIATIONS OF APARTMENT OWNERS AND CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN THE STATE TO DEVELOP EMERGENCY AND EVACUATION PLANS FOR RESIDENTS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR SENIORS AND RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(H ) 4/9/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LEE, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, Berg, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Tsuji HSH/HLT, CPC  HCR118
HR101
University of Hawaii; Public Health
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, AWANA, CHANG, EVANS, ITO, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Brower, Carroll, Chong, Herkes, Takamine, Tsuji HED, FIN  HCR119
HR102 HD1
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Marketing.
RECOMMENDING THAT REALTORS PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, BROWER, Awana, Chang, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Tsuji CPC  HCR120
HR103
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Development.
ENCOURAGING REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS, AND ARCHITECTS IN HAWAII TO INCORPORATE UNIVERSAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES INTO THE DESIGN OF THEIR REAL ESTATE PROJECTS.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, BROWER, Awana, Chang, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Magaoay, Shimabukuro, Takamine CPC  HCR121
HR104 HD1
Hawaiian Language; Hawaii State Teacher Standards
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO PROVIDE CURRENT PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY WITH COURSES IN HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE INSTRUCTION, AND TO INCORPORATE THESE COURSES INTO THE DEPARTMENT'S PREFERENCES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS FOR TEACHER LICENSURE.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on WLH as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. BERG, AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO EDN, WLH  HCR122
HR105
Legislative Broadcast Project; House Policy
ESTABLISHING POLICIES FOR THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM'S CABLECAST OF PROCEEDINGS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BELATTI, AWANA, BROWER, CABANILLA, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Berg, Bertram, Chong, Evans, Herkes, Ito, Lee, Luke, Magaoay, Nishimoto, Rhoads, Sagum, Souki, Wakai, Waters LMG, FIN
HR106 HD1
Construction
REQUESTING A STUDY ON CONSTRUCTION.
(H ) 4/2/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SONSON LAB  HCR124
HR107
Condominium Leasehold Expirations; Affordable Housing; Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO EXAMINE UPCOMING CONDOMINIUM LEASEHOLD EXPIRATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE AVAILABILITY OF REPLACEMENT AND AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. BROWER, AWANA, BERTRAM, CABANILLA, CHING, FINNEGAN, GREEN, HANOHANO, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MEYER, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, M. OSHIRO, PINE, SAGUM, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, THIELEN, TSUJI, WAKAI, WARD, YAMANE, Belatti, Berg, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Evans, Har, Herkes, Nakasone, Rhoads, Saiki, Sonson, Souki, Takamine, Takumi, Tokioka, Waters, Yamashita HSH, LMG  HCR125
HR108 HD1
Anger Management; BOE Programs (HD1)
URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AN INTEGRATING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH ANGER PROBLEMS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TAKAMINE, CHANG, EVANS, HERKES, TSUJI EDN  HCR126
HR109
World Ocean Day; June 8th
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM JUNE 8TH OF EVERY YEAR AS WORLD OCEAN DAY.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to WLH/EEP, referral sheet 32 BERG WLH/EEP  HCR127
HR110 HD1
COFA; Assistance; Support
SUPPORTING ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE COMPACTS OF FREE ASSOCIATION.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. WAKAI, BROWER, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, WARD, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Chong INT/HSH  HCR128
HR111
TB Screening & Treatment; Public Housing
REQUESTING TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING AND TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND EMERGENCY TRANSITIONAL SHELTER HOUSING.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 32 WAKAI, BROWER, MCKELVEY, PINE, WARD, YAMASHITA, Chong, Manahan, Yamane HLT/HSH, FIN  HCR129
HR112 HD1
Compact of Free Association; UH Enrollment Caps
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO REMOVE ENROLLMENT CAP RESTRICTIONS ON STUDENT APPLICANTS FROM NATIONS THAT ENTERED INTO A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION WITH THE UNITED STATES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA INT, HED  HCR130
HR113
Acute Care and Long-term Care Facilities Inventory
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO CONVENE AND FACILITATE A BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO PERFORM A COMPREHENSIVE INVENTORY OF ALL OF HAWAII'S ACUTE CARE AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR NECESSARY EXPANSION OF SUCH FACILITIES FOR THE STATE BETWEEN NOW AND THE YEAR 2020.
(H ) 3/19/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Nakasone excused. GREEN HLT/HSH, FIN  HCR131
HR114
Aspartame; Work Group
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO FORM A WORK GROUP TO EXPLORE THE NEED TO BAN OR BETTER LABEL PRODUCTS CONTAINING THE ARTIFICIAL SWEETENER ASPARTAME.
(H ) 3/17/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on EDB/CPC with Representative(s) Awana, Cabanilla, Rhoads, Tokioka voting no and Representative(s) Belatti, McKelvey, Nakasone, Takumi excused. GREEN HLT, EDB/CPC  HCR132
HR115
Task force; eyewitness identification; biological evidence
REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON IMPROVING EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION AND BIOLOGICAL EVIDENCE PROCEDURES.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 33 BERTRAM, Evans, Souki JUD, FIN  HCR133
HR116
Marine-protected areas; Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE ADDITIONAL AREAS OF STATE WATERS TO BE APPROPRIATELY DESIGNATED AS MARINE-PROTECTED AREAS.
(H ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 33 BERTRAM, MORITA, Chong, Souki WLH  HCR134
HR117 HD1
Resource Conservation; Inmate Conservation Corps Pilot Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INMATE CONSERVATION CORPS PILOT PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS PSM/WLH, FIN  HCR136
HR118
Maintenance of the Korean and Vietnam Memorial
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO MAINTAIN AND CLEAN THE KOREAN AND VIETNAM MEMORIAL ON THE GROUNDS OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS PSM  HCR137
HR119 HD2
Health; Telemedicine
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S TELEHEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT PRACTICES AND EQUIPMENT OF HAWAII'S TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS HLT, FIN  HCR138
HR120
Mopeds; task force
CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOW MOPEDS CAN BE MADE SAFER, QUIETER, AND LESS LIKELY TO BE USED FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHING, BROWER, MARUMOTO, MEYER, TAKAI, WARD, Awana, Ito, Magaoay, Morita, Pine, Shimabukuro, Souki, Takumi, Thielen TRN, FIN  HCR140
HR121
UH; Taro; Identify Bioengineered Organisms; Genetic Markers
HONORING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII FOR ITS RESPECTFUL ACTIONS TO ASSIGN ITS THREE PATENTS ON TARO TO THE GREATER NATIVE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY AND SUPPORTING STATE FUNDING FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO FURTHER RESEARCH AND DEVELOP A MEANS TO IDENTIFY GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to HED, AGR/WLH, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, Chang, Magaoay, Shimabukuro HED, AGR/WLH  HCR142
HR122
Water; Task Force; Rainwater Catchment and Storage Systems
REQUESTING THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF RAINWATER CATCHMENT AND STORAGE SYSTEMS STATEWIDE.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, BROWER, SHIMABUKURO, Ito, Magaoay, Morita, Tsuji WLH  HCR143
HR123
Deposit Beverage Container Program; Redemption Centers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPACTS OF LOCATING A REDEMPTION CENTER OR REVERSE VENDING MACHINES ON THE PREMISES OF EVERY DEALER THAT SELLS DEPOSIT BEVERAGES.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, Brower, Magaoay, Morita, Rhoads, Shimabukuro, Tsuji EEP, EDB  HCR144
HR124
State Buildings; Energy Efficiency
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON REQUIRING RENOVATIONS TO STATE BUILDINGS TO MEET LEADERSHIP IN ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN STANDARDS.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 39 THIELEN, CHANG, GREEN, TSUJI, Herkes EEP, FIN  HCR145
HR125 HD1
HMSA Investigation; Attorney General
URGING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO INITIATE AN INVESTIGATION AND CORPORATE AUDIT OF THE HAWAII MEDICAL SERVICES ASSOCIATION'S PRACTICE OF MAINTAINING AN EXCESSIVE SURPLUS, PROVIDING LARGE BONUSES TO STAFF, AND REIMBURSEMENT PATTERNS OVER THE PAST TEN YEARS TO DETERMINE IF THE CHARITABLE RETURN TO THE COMMUNITY JUSTIFIES ITS NONPROFIT STATUS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. GREEN, AWANA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Bertram, Rhoads HLT, CPC/JUD  HCR146
HR126 HD1
Smoke Detectors for Low-income Families in Hawaii
SUPPORTING THE INSTALLATION AND USE OF SMOKE DETECTORS IN EVERY HAWAII HOME BY 2010.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS, HAR, MCKELVEY, YAMANE PSM  HCR147
HR127
Doctors Letters; Insurance Coverage
URGING HAWAII'S HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR FEES CHARGED FOR LETTERS PROVIDED BY A PHYSICIAN AS VERIFICATION OF A PATIENT'S DISABILITY OR OTHER CONDITION FOR WHICH SUBSTANTIATION IS NECESSARY.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on CPC with none voting no and Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Evans, Nakasone, Tokioka excused. SHIMABUKURO HLT, CPC  HCR148SCR80SR45
HR128
Piilani Highway; Bicycle Path; Study to Determine Costs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO DETERMINE THE EXACT COSTS OF PLANS, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND OTHER NECESSARY EXPENDITURES FOR AN OFF-ROAD BICYCLE PATH ADJACENT TO PIILANI HIGHWAY ON MAUI.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, CARROLL, EVANS, MCKELVEY, NISHIMOTO, RHOADS, Brower, Shimabukuro TRN, FIN  HCR155
HR129
Pono Plus After School Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE PONO PLUS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 39 BERTRAM, CHING, Brower, Carroll, Evans, Magaoay, McKelvey, Rhoads, Shimabukuro, Takumi EDN, FIN  HCR156
HR130
UH-Hilo; Graduate Degree Program; Cultural Resource Management
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO DRAFT A FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR A GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Representative(s) McKelvey, Nakasone, Takai excused. CHANG, BERTRAM, BROWER, HANOHANO, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, NISHIMOTO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TSUJI, WAKAI, Takamine, Takumi HED, WLH, FIN  HCR157
HR131 HD1
Nonresident Student Enrollment; Campus Ceilings
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND BENEFITS OF ALLOWING THE CAMPUS CEILING FOR NONRESIDENT ENROLLMENTS TO BE SET ON A CAMPUS-BY-CAMPUS BASIS, OR ALTERNATIVELY, OF LIFTING THE CEILINGS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHANG, BERTRAM, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, SHIMABUKURO, TSUJI, Berg, Nishimoto, Takamine, Wakai HED, FIN  HCR158
HR132
Concussion Prevention and Awareness
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONSULTATION WITH MEDICAL AND BRAIN INJURY EXPERTS, TO WORK WITH THE ATHLETIC COMMUNITY TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE CONCUSSION PREVENTION AND AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ATHLETES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LEE, AWANA, CARROLL, CHANG, GREEN, HERKES, ITO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, M. OSHIRO, SAGUM, TOKIOKA, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Belatti, Takumi EDN/HED, HLT  HCR159
HR133
Women; Equal Pay
RECOGNIZING THE FOURTH TUESDAY IN APRIL AS EQUAL PAY DAY IN HAWAII, AND URGING CONGRESS TO SUPPORT LEGISLATION TO PROVIDE MORE EFFECTIVE REMEDIES FOR VICTIMS OF WAGE DISCRIMINATION BASED ON GENDER.
(H ) 3/25/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, EVANS, HAR, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SONSON, TAKUMI, Souki, Takamine LAB  HCR160
HR134
Special Education; Rights of Parents
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENSURE RECOGNITION OF CERTAIN RIGHTS OF PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE BEEN REFERRED FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to EDN/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 39 AWANA, BERG, CHANG, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKUMI, TAKAI, Takamine EDN/JUD, FIN  HCR161
HR135
ESEA; IDEA; Full Funding
URGING CONGRESS TO PASS LEGISLATION REQUIRING FULL FUNDING OF THE ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965 AND THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION ACT.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Evans, Nakasone, Tokioka excused. AWANA, CHANG, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKUMI, TAKAI, Takamine EDN/HED, FIN  HCR162
HR136
Center on Social Work; Establishment; UH Manoa
SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CENTER ON SOCIAL WORK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - The committees on HED recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Representative(s) Chang, Bertram, Nishimoto, Saiki, Shimabukuro, Takai, Takamine, Wakai, Ching, Finnegan; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Berg, Cabanilla, Takumi. CHANG, BERTRAM, BROWER, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, TSUJI, Berg, Cabanilla, Takamine, Takumi, Wakai HED, HSH, FIN  HCR163
HR137
Year of the Paniolo
RECOGNIZING 2008 AS THE YEAR OF THE PANIOLO.
(H ) 3/7/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS, AWANA, BERG, BERTRAM, BROWER, CARROLL, CHING, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MEYER, MIZUNO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, PINE, RHOADS, SAGUM, TAKUMI, TSUJI, WAKAI, WATERS, YAMASHITA, Chang, Har, Lee, Marumoto, M. Oshiro, Saiki, Sonson, Souki, Takamine, Ward
HR138
Junior Achievement of Hawaii, Inc. and the Hawaii Business Hall of Fame inductees; honoring
HONORING JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF HAWAII, INC. AND THE 2008 HAWAII BUSINESS HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES.
(H ) 3/7/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MARUMOTO, BELATTI, BROWER, FINNEGAN, GREEN, HERKES, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, YAMASHITA, Ito
HR139
Costs of Holding a Constitutional Convention; Task Force
REQUESTING A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE AND REPORT THE COST OF FUNDING A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 40 BELATTI, MEYER, WAKAI, WARD, Brower, Luke, Marumoto, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Rhoads, Sagum, Saiki, Takamine JUD, FIN  HCR165
HR140
Kapolei Court Complex; Fourth Judicial Circuit; Establishment
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE CREATION OF A FOURTH CIRCUIT COURT TO BE LOCATED AT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. HAR, AWANA, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, WATERS, YAMANE, Chang, Chong, Ito, Lee, M. Oshiro, Rhoads JUD  HCR166
HR141
Schools; Pesticide Spraying; Testing
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A FULL INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES OF ILLNESSES REPORTED BY STUDENTS AND TEACHERS AT WAIMEA CANYON MIDDLE SCHOOL DURING OCCASIONS IN 2006, 2007, AND 2008.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 43 SAGUM, MORITA EEP/EDN, FIN  HCR168
HR142
Urging the NCAA to implement a playoff system to determine a national champion in the football bowl subdivision of collegiate football.
URGING THE NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION TO IMPLEMENT A PLAYOFF SYSTEM TO DETERMINE A NATIONAL CHAMPION IN THE FOOTBALL BOWL SUBDIVISION OF COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TAKAI, AWANA, BROWER, CHING, GREEN, KARAMATSU, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, THIELEN, WAKAI, WATERS, Chang, Evans, Hanohano, Herkes, Souki, Takamine, Tsuji, Ward, Yamashita HED  HCR169
HR143
Malia Caldwell and Malia Fyffe of Kealakehe High School
COMMENDING MALIA CALDWELL AND MALIA FYFFE FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CITIZENSHIP PROGRAMS OF KEALAKEHE HIGH SCHOOL AND FOR WINNING THE ANNENBERG FOUNDATION TRIP TO THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. GREEN
HR144
SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Foundation-Hawaii; SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One
HONORING SEAL DELIVERY VEHICLE TEAM ONE AND SEAL-NAVAL SPECIAL WARFARE FOUNDATION-HAWAII AND ITS FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS, ACCOMPLISHMENTS, AND SERVICE TO OUR STATE AND NATION.
(H ) 3/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, BROWER, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, Souki
HR145
Marine Insurance
REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ADOPTING THE ENGLISH MARINE INSURANCE ACT, 1906.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. LUKE TRN, CPC  HCR171
HR146
Revocable Beneficiary Deed; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO STUDY AND RECOMMEND WHETHER LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A REVOCABLE BENEFICIARY DEED SHOULD BE ENACTED IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SHIMABUKURO JUD  HCR173
HR147
DHS Task Force; Native Hawaiian Child Custody Proceedings
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE AND ESTABLISH A PILOT PROJECT TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN CHILDREN IN CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 43 SHIMABUKURO HSH, JUD, FIN  HCR174SCR133SR69
HR148
Civil Defense Sirens; County Cooperation
URGING THE COUNTIES TO WORK WITH THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO DEVELOP METHODS OF EXPEDITING THE INSTALLATION OR CONSTRUCTION OF EMERGENCY WARNING SIRENS THROUGHOUT THE STATE TO ENSURE PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE EVENT OF DISASTER.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to PSM, referral sheet 43 SHIMABUKURO PSM  HCR175
HR149
Urging Hawaii's leadership to implement the Iraq Study Group recommendations
URGING THE EXECUTIVE AND LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP IN THE STATE OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE IRAQ STUDY GROUP FINDINGS AND TO IMPLEMENT THE IRAQ STUDY GROUP RECOMMENDATIONS.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 43 TAKUMI, AWANA, BERG, BERTRAM, GREEN, HERKES, LUKE, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, MORITA, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKAI, Belatti, Brower, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Hanohano, Karamatsu, Lee, Magaoay, Nishimoto, M. Oshiro, Sagum, Souki, Takamine, Tokioka, Tsuji, Wakai, Yamane, Yamashita PSM, FIN  HCR176
HR150
African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii; Facility
SUPPORTING A HOME FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICAN DIVERSITY CULTURAL CENTER HAWAII.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 43 KARAMATSU, CALDWELL, SOUKI, TSUJI, Chong, Ito, Magaoay, Sagum, Say, Tokioka, Yamane, Yamashita TAC, FIN  HCR177SR62SCR117
HR151
Expresses the Legislature's support for the Pro Bowl and urges the NFL to keep the Pro Bowl in Hawaii.
URGING THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO CONTINUE ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE STATE OF HAWAII THROUGH ITS ANNUAL PRO BOWL GAME AT ALOHA STADIUM.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 TOKIOKA, CALDWELL, CHANG, EVANS, GREEN, ITO, KARAMATSU, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, MORITA, SAY, SHIMABUKURO, TSUJI, WATERS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Herkes TAC  HCR178
HR152
Global Warming Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF GLOBAL WARMING ON THE STATE.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 43 KARAMATSU EEP, FIN  HCR179SCR126SR65
HR153
United Nations General Assembly; Cockfight Commemoration
REQUESTING THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE UNITED NATIONS TO OFFICIALLY COMMEMORATE COCKFIGHTING AS A GLOBAL SPORT.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to JUD, INT/TAC, referral sheet 43 CABANILLA, SONSON, Awana, Bertram, Evans, Finnegan, Hanohano, Herkes, Souki, Ward JUD, INT/TAC  HCR180
HR154
Amerasians; Citizenship
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "AMERASIANS" IN THE AMERASIAN IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1982.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA, AWANA, BROWER, PINE, SONSON, Evans, Hanohano, Lee, Luke, Souki INT  HCR181
HR155
Promoting Hawaii as the World Interfaith Harmony Capital
PROMOTING HAWAII AS THE WORLD'S INTERFAITH HARMONY CAPITAL.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, Ward TAC  HCR185
HR156
STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 43 MIZUNO, HANOHANO, Awana, Brower, Ward TAC  HCR186
HR157
Smoking Cessation Benefit
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A SMOKING CESSATION BENEFIT TO HAWAII QUEST BENEFICIARIES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, Brower, Magaoay HLT/HSH, FIN  HCR187
HR158
Task Force; Protocols; First Response; Child Protective Services
CALLING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH A PROTOCOL AND TRAINING PROGRAM FOR FIRST RESPONDERS IN CHILD PROTECTIVE AWARENESS SKILLS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, Shimabukuro HLT/HSH, PSM  HCR188
HR159
Elderly Health Care Facilities and Services
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, THROUGH ITS OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ASSURANCE TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP AND TO INSURE AN ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF ELDERLY HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND SERVICES BY PROVIDING EDUCATION, TRAINING AND SUPPORT TO THE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 43 CABANILLA, AWANA, SONSON, Brower, Evans, Hanohano, Lee, Luke, Souki HLT/HSH, FIN
HR160
Counties; non-biodegradable plastic bags; reduction
REQUESTING COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO ENCOURAGE RETAILERS TO INCREASE THE USE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY PREFERABLE ALTERNATIVES TO NON-BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC BAGS.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG EEP, EDB  hcr191
HR161 HD1
Requesting a DBEDT voluntary compliance program to encourage communities and businesses to convert to expanded polystyrene foam alternative products
REQUESTING THAT THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON THE USE OF POLYSTYRENE FOAM ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERG EDB  hcr192
HR162
Biodegradable and Recyclable Materials; Dept. and Agency Utilization Of
REQUESTING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO VOLUNTARILY UTILIZE BIODEGRADABLE OR RECYCLABLE NON-POLYSTYRENE FOAM FOOD SERVICE-WARE.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG EDB  HCR193
HR163
Pentagon Clean Up Request; Waipahu Anti-Foliage Operations
REQUESTING THE U.S. NAVY TO CLEAR THE COASTLINE OF LOWER WAIPAHU UNDER THEIR JURISDICTION FROM INVASIVE PLANT-LIFE AND EXCESSIVE FOLIAGE FOR SAFETY AND AESTHETIC PURPOSES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Brower, Finnegan, Green, Marumoto, McKelvey, Ward PSM  HCR194
HR164
DOE; Noise & Vibration Mitigation Measures; Waipahu High School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT NOISE AND VIBRATION MITIGATION MEASURES, INCLUDING THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING, IN ADVANCE OF THE ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM ADJACENT TO WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, PINE, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Finnegan, Green, Marumoto, Ward TRN, EDN, FIN  HCR195
HR165
Audit; Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Patients
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO COMMISSION AN INDEPENDENT MEDICAL REVIEW OF THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE CHART-BASED LEVEL OF CARE BY ALL MEDICAID PATIENTS WHO ARE NEONATAL OR PEDIATRIC INTENSIVE CARE PATIENTS BETWEEN THE YEARS OF 2007 AND 2000.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, MCKELVEY, SONSON, Bertram, Brower, Green, Marumoto HSH/HLT, LMG  HCR196
HR166
Noise and Vibration from Mass Transit; Waipahu High School
REQUESTING THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPACT OF THE STEEL WHEELS ON RAIL TECHNOLOGY PROPOSED AS THE MASS TRANSIT OPTION FOR OAHU ON WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL WITH RESPECT TO NOISE AND VIBRATION.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CABANILLA, GREEN, MCKELVEY, PINE, SONSON, Belatti, Bertram, Finnegan, Marumoto, Ward TRN, EDN, FIN  HCR197
HR167
Report Identifying Planned Community Associations
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO IDENTIFY ALL PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS IN HAWAII, THEIR SIZE, AND THE LAWS UNDER WHICH THEY ARE REGULATED.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HSH, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 45 CABANILLA, SONSON, Bertram, Brower, Green, Marumoto, Pine, Rhoads HSH, CPC, LMG  HCR198
HR168
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Visitor Drowning Handout
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY, IN COOPERATION AND CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND APPROPRIATE WATER SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS, TO FURNISH ONBOARD A VISITOR WATER SAFETY INFORMATION MULTI-LINGUAL HANDOUT TO PROVIDE EDUCATION ON WATER RECREATIONAL HAZARDS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 45 MORITA TAC, FIN  HCR199
HR169
Boards of Water Supply; Catchment Feasibility
REQUESTING THE WATER BOARDS FROM EACH COUNTY TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF LAUNCHING A WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM THAT PROMOTES THE INSTALLATION OF RAINWATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS ON RESIDENCES FOR NON-POTABLE USAGE.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP/WLH, referral sheet 45 MORITA EEP/WLH  HCR200
HR170
Second Generation Wood; Reuse; Biomass
REQUESTING THE STATE TO GIVE PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR TREE CUTTING AND TRIMMING SERVICES TO COMPANIES THAT DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY AND COMMITMENT TO REUSE THE TREES FOR LUMBER AND WOOD CRAFTS, TO INVESTIGATE MODULAR BIOMASS SYSTEMS POWERED BY WOOD DEBRIS, AND TO DEVELOP PILOT PROJECTS TO INSTALL AND OPERATE SMALL BIOMASS GENERATORS AT SCHOOLS TO PRODUCE SAVINGS ON ELECTRICITY COSTS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, EDB, referral sheet 45 MORITA (BR) EEP, EDB  HCR201
HR171
RECOGNIZING MARCH 2008 AS AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH
RECOGNIZING MARCH 2008 AS AMERICAN RED CROSS MONTH.
(H ) 3/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE
HR172
Nä Honua Mauli Ola: Hawaii Guidelines for Culturally Health and Responsive Learning Environments; Department of Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT THE "NA HONUA MAULI OLA: HAWAI`I GUIDELINES FOR CULTURALLY HEALTHY AND RESPONSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS" TO ENABLE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TO EXAMINE AND ATTEND TO THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR LEARNERS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY (BR) EDN, WLH  HCR202
HR173 HD1
TANF Work Requirements; Effects; UH School of Social Work Study
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF THE WORK REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/3/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY, CHANG HSH, HED  HCR205
HR174
Taxation; Auto-Calculating Tax Forms
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING COMPUTER GENERATED AUTO-CALCULATING TAX FORMS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY (BR) FIN  HCR206
HR175
Independent Civil Defense Division
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT STATE CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM, LMG, referral sheet 45 SAY (BR) PSM, LMG  HCR207
HR176
Supporting Congressional Action; State Inspection of Plants
SUPPORTING CONGRESSIONAL ACTION TO EXEMPT THE STATE OF HAWAII FROM FEDERAL PREEMPTION PROHIBITING STATE INSPECTION OF PLANTS, PLANT PRODUCTS, AND OTHER BIOLOGICAL ORGANISMS.
(H ) 4/3/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TSUJI, AWANA, BROWER, CALDWELL, CHONG, HANOHANO, MORITA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Ito, Wakai AGR/EEP  HCR208
HR177
Deputy Sheriffs; Increase Salaries and Improve Benefits
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY INCREASE THE SALARIES AND IMPROVE THE BENEFITS PROVIDED TO DEPUTY SHERIFFS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 45 EVANS (BR) PSM/LAB, FIN
HR178
Upgrade for USO lounge at HNL
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO WORK IN COLLABORATION WITH UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS HAWAII AND ALL INVOLVED MILITARY SERVICES TO REVIEW THE ADEQUACY OF UNITED SERVICES ORGANIZATION'S FACILITIES LOCATED AT HONOLULU INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Ching, Nakasone, M. Oshiro, Pine, Saiki, Takamine excused. EVANS PSM, FIN  HCR210
HR179
Promoting Hawaii as The World's Interfaith Harmony Capital
PROMOTING HAWAII AS THE WORLD'S INTERFAITH HARMONY CAPITAL.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 45 YAMANE TAC  HCR211
HR180
Statewide Interfaith Steering Committee; DBEDT
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. YAMANE TAC  HCR212
HR181
Contract extension with the National Football League to keep the Pro Bowl in Honolulu
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO KEEP THE PRO BOWL IN HONOLULU.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE TAC  HCR213
HR182 HD1
Kukui Gardens and Mayor Wright Homes; Development; Master Plan
REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY AND THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CREATE A REDEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN FOR KUKUI GARDENS AND MAYOR WRIGHT HOMES.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. RHOADS HSH  HCR215
HR183
Real Property Tax; Chinatown Special District
REQUESTING THE MAYOR AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO ASSESS PROPERTY WITHIN THE CHINATOWN SPECIAL DISTRICT BASED ON THE SPECIAL DISTRICT HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 45 RHOADS WLH  HCR216
HR184
DLNR; Determine Ownership of Certain Private Lands; Urban Oahu
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE OWNERSHIP OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN CERTAIN LANES IN URBAN OAHU.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, TRN, referral sheet 45 RHOADS WLH, TRN  HCR217
HR185
UH; Peace Education
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF DEVELOPING A DEGREE GRANTING PROGRAM AND CENTER FOR PEACE EDUCATION.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERG, AWANA, BERTRAM, CHANG, CHING, ITO, KARAMATSU, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, TAKUMI, TSUJI, Evans, Takamine, Wakai HED, FIN  hcr218
HR186
Kawai Nui Marsh; Ho‘olaulima ia Kawai Nui
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REGULARLY CONSULT WITH HO‘OLAULIMA IA KAWAI NUI TO COORDINATE EFFORTS TO PROTECT, PRESERVE, AND MAINTAIN THE NATURAL, CULTURAL, AND SCENIC RESOURCES OF KAWAI NUI MARSH.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHONG, ITO, KARAMATSU, WATERS WLH  HCR219
HR187
Urging the transfer of Pu‘u o Kapolei to the DLNR Historic Preservation Division
URGING THE TRANSFER OF PU‘U O KAPOLEI FROM THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 45 AWANA, BROWER, MCKELVEY, Berg, Karamatsu, Shimabukuro WLH, FIN  HCR220
HR188
Request DOE to use renewable energy at Nanakuli High School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A RENEWABLE ENERGY PILOT PROJECT AT NANAKULI HIGH SCHOOL USING SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EDN/EEP, FIN, referral sheet 45 AWANA, BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Brower EDN/EEP, FIN  HCR221
HR189
School Lunches; Menu Options
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO THE STUDENT COUNCILS OF EACH PUBLIC INTERMEDIATE AND HIGH SCHOOL, TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE STUDENT BODIES REGARDING SCHOOL LUNCH MENU OPTIONS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL, PLANNED MEALS.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. AWANA, BERTRAM, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Belatti, Berg, Brower, Magaoay, Manahan, Shimabukuro, Tokioka EDN  HCR222
HR190
Requests the Department of Transportation Services, in conjunction with the Department of Design and Construction and State Department of Transportation, to study the feasibility of realigning Hakimo Road at the junction with Farrington Highway.
REQUESTING THE HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HONOLULU DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REALIGNING HAKIMO ROAD AT THE JUNCTION WITH FARRINGTON HIGHWAY.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Souki TRN, FIN  HCR223
HR191
Alternate Route to Waianae Coast; DOT Review and Update
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO REVIEW AND UPDATE PRIOR STUDIES RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND FEASIBILITY OF AN ALTERNATE ROUTE INTO AND OUT OF THE WAIANAE COAST ON OAHU.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. AWANA, BERTRAM, BROWER, MCKELVEY, Berg, Shimabukuro, Souki TRN, FIN  HCR224
HR192 HD1
Felix Consent Decree; DOH – DOE Report
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. GREEN, MIZUNO HLT/EDN, FIN  HCR225
HR193
Health Professional Shortage Areas; John A. Burns School of Medicine
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO PROVIDE ADMISSION PREFERENCE TO STUDENTS THAT MIRRORS THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF RURAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREAS OF THE STATE TO ADDRESS THE SHORTAGE OF PHYSICIANS ON OUR NEIGHBOR ISLANDS.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. GREEN, CHANG, MIZUNO, TAKAMINE HLT, HED  HCR226
HR194
Solid Waste Reduction
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO ESTABLISH GOALS TO REDUCE THE SOLID WASTE STREAM IN EACH COUNTY BY SEVENTY-FIVE PER CENT BY JANUARY 1, 2012.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EEP, referral sheet 45 SHIMABUKURO EEP  HCR227SCR164SR90
HR195
Jails; Oahu Community Correctional Center
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO PLAN FOR THE SALE OF THE OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER SITE AND USE OF THE PROCEEDS TO CONSTRUCT REPLACEMENT FACILITIES ELSEWHERE ON OAHU.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to PSM, FIN, referral sheet 45 MANAHAN, EVANS, ITO, LEE, MIZUNO, M. OSHIRO, SAY, SONSON, SOUKI, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA PSM, FIN  HCR228
HR196
DOT; Construct More Roundabouts
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES TO ACTIVELY SEEK OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSTRUCT MORE ROUNDABOUTS INSTEAD OF SIGNALIZED, RIGHT-ANGLE INTERSECTIONS IN THE STATE.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TRN, FIN, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM, AWANA, CHING, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Berg, Evans, Souki, Tsuji, Ward TRN, FIN  HCR233
HR197
Nutrition Standards for Food and Beverages Sold in Public Schools
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH NUTRITION STANDARDS FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGE SOLD IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO PROVIDE NUTRITION TRAINING AND EDUCATION TO FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS AND STUDENTS.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EDN/HLT, FIN, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM, AWANA, BERG, CHING, EVANS, MCKELVEY, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, Brower, Tsuji, Ward EDN/HLT, FIN  HCR234
HR198 HD1
Alternate Energy; Tax Incentives
SUPPORTING FEDERAL TAX INCENTIVES TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERTRAM EEP, FIN  HCR235
HR199
Medical Marijuana; State Actions Not to be Enjoined
DECLARING THAT THE LAWFULLY ENACTED STATE SOCIAL POLICIES OF THE TWELVE STATES THAT HAVE ENACTED STATE LAWS TO AUTHORIZE THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA, AND THE ACTIONS OF THOSE LAWFULLY CONFORMING TO THOSE STATE LAWS BY THE USE OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA SHALL NOT BE ENJOINED.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 45 BERTRAM HLT, JUD  HCR236
HR200
Keehi Harbor and Lagoon; Private-Public Partnership; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF A PRIVATE-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP A BOAT MARINA NEAR KEEHI LAGOON.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MANAHAN, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, LEE, SAY, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, YAMASHITA WLH, FIN  HCR237
HR201

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A STATEWIDE CENTRALIZED LANGUAGE ACCESS RESOURCE CENTER.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to HSH/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 45 MIZUNO (BR) HSH/LAB, FIN  HCR238
HR202 HD1
Chronic Kidney Disease
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT STUDIES ON THE POTENTIAL FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACTS TO THE STATE AND THE STATE'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF PROVIDING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AT ALL FIVE STAGES.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MAGAOAY, AWANA, BROWER, GREEN, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, M. Oshiro HLT, LMG  HCR239
HR203 HD1
Designates the month of September as "Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month" in Hawaii.
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AS "BRAIN ANEURYSM AWARENESS MONTH".
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, AWANA, GREEN, MANAHAN HLT  HCR240
HR204
Increased marketing spending; Hawaii Tourism Authority
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO INCREASE SPENDING ON MARKETING.
(H ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 45 MARUMOTO TAC, FIN
HR205
Hawaii's Congressional Delegation; Patent Reform Act
URGING THE HAWAII CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO OPPOSE THE PATENT REFORM ACT.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Finnegan, Magaoay, McKelvey, Nakasone, Pine, Sagum, Thielen excused. MCKELVEY, AWANA, HERKES, M. OSHIRO, Bertram, Evans EDB, JUD
HR206
Accounting; Board
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY TO CONVENE A MEETING TO DISCUSS ISSUES FACING THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to CPC, referral sheet 48 HERKES CPC  HCR244
HR207 HD1
Urge Cruise Industry to Participate in Cruise Industry Study
STRONGLY URGING ALL ENTITIES INVOLVED IN THE STUDY, BOTH PUBLIC AND PRIVATE, TO WORK TOGETHER IN GOOD FAITH TO COMPLETE THE ONGOING STUDY ENTITLED THE "HAWAII CRUISE INDUSTRY STUDY," INTENDED TO ASSESS THE CURRENT AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF THE CRUISE INDUSTRY ON EACH ISLAND AND THE STATE UNTIL THE YEAR 2018.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE TAC  HCR245
HR208 HD1
Industrial and Commercial Leases
ENCOURAGING THE DEVELOPMENT OF GOOD FAITH VALUATION STANDARDS AND NEGOTIATING PRACTICES FOR LONG-TERM INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LEASES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, YAMASHITA EDB  HCR246
HR209
State Administrative Agency; Homeland Security Grant Program
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO WAIVE SINGLE STATE AGENCY REQUIREMENTS WITH REGARD TO THE ADMINISTRATION OF FUNDS UNDER THE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, EVANS PSM, FIN  HCR247
HR210 HD1
Ala Wai Watershed; Conservation Land Trust
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EVALUATE THE POSSIBILITY OF USING A CONSERVATION LAND TRUST IN THE ALA WAI WATERSHED AREA.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, BROWER, CALDWELL, NISHIMOTO WLH  HCR248
HR211
Hospitals; Maluhia; Leahi Hospital; Master Planning
REQUESTING THAT MALUHIA, IN CONCERT WITH LEAHI HOSPITAL, INITIATE MASTER PLANNING ACTIVITIES TO UPGRADE ITS FACILITIES AND COLLABORATE WITH OTHER LONG-TERM CARE PROVIDERS TO ADDRESS HAWAII'S INCREASING ELDERLY AND CHRONICALLY ILL POPULATIONS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 48 SAY, MARUMOTO, NISHIMOTO HLT  HCR249
HR212
Adult Residential Care Homes; Neighborhood Board Presentations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ENCOURAGE EACH ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME LICENSE APPLICANT TO OFFER TO MAKE A PRESENTATION TO THE RELEVANT NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD IN WHOSE DISTRICT THE HOME IS LOCATED.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, referral sheet 48 SAY, BERG, CALDWELL, MARUMOTO, NISHIMOTO HLT/HSH  HCR250
HR213
Dept. of Agric. Working Group; Develop Plan; Pesticide Exposure at Public Schools
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN FOR ADDRESSING INCIDENTS OF PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 SAGUM, MORITA EEP/EDN, FIN  HCR252
HR214
Charter Schools; Teachers; Steps
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MAINTAIN A TEACHER'S STEP STANDING WHEN A TEACHER TRANSFERS BACK TO THE DOE FROM A CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SHIMABUKURO EDN/LAB, FIN  HCR253
HR215
Professional Employer Organizations
REQUESTING A STUDY RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYER ORGANIZATIONS.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. HERKES CPC/LAB  HCR254
HR216
Flood Risk Awareness; Community Rating System Program; Counties
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, THE COUNTY OF HAWAII, AND KAUAI COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN INCREASE IN INFORMATION THAT WILL INFORM AND ENABLE HOMEOWNERS TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF THE FLOOD ZONE THAT HOMES ARE LOCATED IN AND THE RISKS OF FLOODING.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHONG (BR) PSM  HCR255
HR217
Telephone Poles; Removal or Replacement; Procedures
URGING HAWAII UTILITY COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE UTILITY SERVICES TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A PROCEDURE FOR THE TIMELY REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED OR UNSIGHTLY UTILITY POLES.
(H ) 3/24/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHONG (BR) CPC
HR218
Request for the Department of Education to include a West Maui school in its pilot program to reduce heat discomfort in classrooms.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE A WEST MAUI SCHOOL IN ITS PILOT PROGRAM TO REDUCE HEAT DISCOMFORT IN CLASSROOMS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY EDN, FIN  HCR257
HR219
Vegetation overgrowth; Kahala Beach; plan and coordination
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF STATE PLANNING TO COORDINATE THE CITY AND STATE AGENCIES IN ADDRESSING THE OVERGROWTH OF VEGETATION ON KAHALA BEACH.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 MARUMOTO WLH, FIN  HCR258
HR220
Exceptional Children; Sign Language; Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO RECOGNIZE THE SIMULTANEOUS USAGE OF SIGN LANGUAGE AND SPEECH IN PROVIDING FOR THE EDUCATION OF HEARING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 TAKUMI EDN, FIN  HCR259
HR221 HD1
Agricultural Revitalization; Correctional Facility Inmates; Study
REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE PROGRAMS DEVELOPED BY THE KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THAT WOULD AID IN THE REVITALIZATION OF STATE AGRICULTURE.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. TSUJI, BROWER, CHANG, CHONG, EVANS, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Takamine AGR/PSM, FIN  HCR260
HR222
Waikiki Marine Life Conservation District and surrounding areas; enhance sustainability
REQUESTING THAT THE WAIKIKI MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AND ITS IMMEDIATELY SURROUNDING AREAS INCLUDE PROJECTS TO MANAGE OR ENHANCE FISHERIES FOR LONG-TERM SUSTAINABILITY OF THE RESOURCES, PROTECT AND RESTORE THE AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT, PROTECTING NATIVE AND RESIDENT AQUATIC SPECIES AND THEIR HABITAT.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 NISHIMOTO (BR) WLH, FIN  HCR262
HR223 HD1
Study of Environmental Review Process
REQUESTING THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND THE INTERDISCIPLINARY TEAM REVIEWING CHAPTERS 341, 343, AND 344, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, TO REVIEW THE FEASIBILITY AND IMPACT OF REQUIRING AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT TO INCLUDE EFFECTS OF A PROPOSED ACTION AS A CONTRIBUTOR TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
(H ) 4/3/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MORITA, BERG, CALDWELL, CHING, LUKE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, TSUJI, WATERS, Awana, Belatti, Bertram, Carroll, Chang, Evans, Har, Manahan, McKelvey, Pine, Sagum, Saiki EEP, HED  HCR263
HR224
Hawaii State Geological Survey
REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A HAWAII STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, LMG, referral sheet 48 MORITA, THIELEN, Carroll, Ito, Karamatsu, Sagum, Saiki WLH, LMG  HCR264
HR225
DOE; Kapaa Public Library; Relocation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN THEREFOR RELOCATING THE KAPAA PUBLIC LIBRARY.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MORITA, TOKIOKA, Sagum EDN, FIN  HCR265
HR226
University of Hawaii; Report
REQUESTING AN ANNUAL REPORT WITH REGARD TO THE APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR EACH OF THE NEXT THREE YEARS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to PSM, HED, FIN, referral sheet 48 MORITA PSM, HED, FIN  HCR266
HR227
Requesting Office of Elections for information on voting system.
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE AN INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING AND DEMONSTRATION TO THE APPROPRIATE SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES REGARDING THE OPERATION AND USE OF NEW ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION PRIOR TO CONTRACTING TO PURCHASE ANY NEW VOTING SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT RELATED TO ANY NEW VOTING SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. MORITA JUD, LMG  HCR267
HR228
Emergency Powers; James Campbell High School; Air Conditioning
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO EXERCISE EMERGENCY POWERS TO EXPEDITE THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING AT JAMES CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 CABANILLA EDN, FIN  HCR268
HR229 HD2
Green Roof; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA GREEN ROOF FEASIBILITY TEAM TO RECOMMEND INCENTIVES THAT MAY BE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE TO ENCOURAGE GREEN ROOFING.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. B. OSHIRO, BERTRAM, CARROLL, MORITA, THIELEN, Chang HED, EEP  HCR270
HR230
Oil and Gas Drilling; Alaska; Endangered Species
URGING THE PREVENTION OF THE SALE OF OIL AND GAS LEASES AND OF DRILLING IN THE CHUKCHI AND BEAUFORT SEA REGIONS OF ALASKA.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. B. OSHIRO, CARROLL, MORITA, THIELEN EEP  HCR271
HR231
Time Share Units; Maui County
URGING THE COUNTY OF MAUI TO ADOPT AN ORDINANCE LIMITING THE NUMBER OF TIME SHARE UNITS IN MAUI COUNTY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TAC, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY, BERTRAM, CARROLL TAC  HCR273
HR232
H.R. 4137; College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO OPPOSE H.R. 4137, THE COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY AND AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2007.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. TAKAI, TAKUMI, Bertram, Cabanilla, Chang, Ching, Finnegan, Nishimoto, Saiki, Takamine, Wakai HED  HCR274
HR233
Nonprofit Mental Health Centers; Parity; DOH Comparative Study
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH PARITY BETWEEN PRIVATE NONPROFIT MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS AND MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS OPERATING WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S STATEWIDE SYSTEM RELATING TO QUALIFICATIONS FOR COST REIMBURSEMENT FOR SERVICES PROVIDED, FEE FOR SERVICE, AND SALARIES AND BENEFITS.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Friday 03-28-08 at 9:00 am in conference room 329. SHIMABUKURO HLT, FIN  HCR275
HR234 HD1
University of Hawaii School of Social Work; Myron Pinky Thompson
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK DEDICATE ITS SCHOOL IN HONOR OF MYRON "PINKY" THOMPSON, BY CHANGING ITS NAME TO THE "MYRON THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK".
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, CHANG, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, Brower, Carroll, Har, Karamatsu, Souki HED  HCR276
HR235 HD2
Center for Nursing; Supply
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO ENCOURAGE PARTIES TO WORK TOGETHER FOR THE COMMON GOAL OF INCREASING THE SUPPLY OF WELL-EDUCATED AND DEDICATED NURSES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. LEE, BROWER, CHANG, HANOHANO, HAR, KARAMATSU, MANAHAN, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, TOKIOKA, Carroll, Saiki, Souki HED, HLT  HCR277
HR236
Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children; study
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE RAMIFICATIONS OF ADOPTING THE NEW INTERSTATE COMPACT FOR THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HSH, JUD, referral sheet 48 PINE (BR) HSH, JUD  HCR281
HR237
Kuleana lands; amendment of law; study
URGING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF AMENDING THE LAW CONCERNING KULEANA LANDS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 48 TOKIOKA, HANOHANO, MORITA, SAY WLH, JUD  HCR283
HR238 HD1
Best practices; Baby Safe Haven; study
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO REPORT ON THEIR WORK TO ENSURE PROTECTION FOR NEWBORNS SUBSEQUENT TO THE PASSAGE OF ACT 7 OF THE 2007 SPECIAL SESSION AND TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON IMPROVING HAWAII'S BABY SAFE HAVEN LAW TO DETERMINE BEST PRACTICES FOR A SAFE SURRENDER BY REVIEWING BABY SAFE HAVEN LAWS IN OTHER STATES.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Nakasone, Sonson, Takai excused. CHING HLT, JUD  HCR284
HR239
Task force; animal cruelty; education and outreach
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT OUTREACH AND EDUCATION REGARDING ANIMAL CRUELTY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 48 CHING JUD  HCR285
HR240
HCDA; Draft Mauka Area Plan; Mauka Area Rules
REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO DEFER DECISIONS ON ANY APPLICATIONS FOR ZONING CHANGES UNTIL THE COMPLETION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PROCESS AND THE SUBSEQUENT ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT MAUKA AREA PLAN AND THE MAUKA AREA RULES.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH/EEP, referral sheet 48 BROWER, LUKE, RHOADS, Belatti, Saiki WLH/EEP  HCR286
HR241
Request DOE to use renewable energy at Lahaina schools
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT RENEWABLE ENERGY PILOT PROJECTS AT LAHAINALUNA HIGH SCHOOL, LAHAINA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL, AND PRINCESS NAHIENAENA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON THE ISLAND OF MAUI USING SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EEP/EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 MCKELVEY EEP/EDN, FIN  HCR287
HR242
Requesting the Department of Education to establish a debit card system pilot project for purchasing school supplies.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM TO ALLOW PUBLIC SCHOOL PRINCIPALS TO USE A DEBIT CARD SYSTEM FOR PURCHASING SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND OTHER RELATED CURRICULUM SUPPORT SUPPLIES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHING, MARUMOTO EDN, FIN  HCR290
HR243
Historic Preservation Division; Hawaii Heritage List
REQUESTING THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICER TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO COMPILE AND MAINTAIN A HAWAII HERITAGE LIST COMPRISED OF UNIQUE HISTORIC PROPERTIES THAT REPRESENT OR CHARACTERIZE HAWAIIAN CULTURE AND HERITAGE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 CHING, Marumoto WLH, FIN  HCR291
HR244
Capitol Pools; Lo‘i System; Fish
URGING THE COMPTROLLER TO TRANSFORM THE POOLS THAT SURROUND THE STATE CAPITOL WITH TRADITIONAL LO‘I STOCKED WITH FISH.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 SHIMABUKURO WLH, FIN  HCR293
HR245
Cancer Research Center
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND SUPPORTING COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO MOVE EXPEDITIOUSLY TO IMPLEMENT PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF HAWAII AT KAKAAKO.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, CHANG HED, WLH  HCR294
HR246
University of Hawaii Revenue Maximization
OFFERING SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII IN ITS EFFORTS TO ENHANCE AND DIVERSIFY ITS SOURCES OF REVENUE AND MAXIMIZE USE OF ITS FACILITIES.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, CHANG HED, FIN  HCR295
HR247
NELHA; Deep Seawater Pumping System
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY'S DEEP SEAWATER PUMPING SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDB, LMG, referral sheet 48 WAKAI, BERG, BROWER, LEE, MIZUNO, TAKAI, TAKUMI, Luke, Marumoto, Morita, M. Oshiro, Ward EDB, LMG  HCR296SR127
HR248
Genetic Markers;
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONDUCT A STUDY TO DEVELOP METHODS TO IDENTIFY NATURAL AND GENETICALLY-MODIFIED ORGANISMS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to AGR, HED, referral sheet 48 BERTRAM AGR, HED  HCR298
HR249
DOH Establish Task Force on Aging; Study New Department of Aging
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON AGING TO EXAMINE THE NEED FOR AND FEASIBILITY OF, AND TO PREPARE PRELIMINARY PLANS FOR, THE CONSOLIDATION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT WOULD APPROPRIATELY FALL WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF A NEW DEPARTMENT OF AGING.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, FIN, referral sheet 48 BERTRAM, Green, Mizuno, Shimabukuro HLT/HSH, FIN  HCR299
HR250
Bicycling and Walking; Urge Counties to Implement Federal Guidance
ENCOURAGING THE COUNTIES TO IMPLEMENT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S DESIGN GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON INTEGRATING BICYCLING AND WALKING WHEN BUILDING THEIR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN ORDER FOR ALL HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO CHOOSE TO WALK OR BICYCLE TO DO SO SAFELY AND EFFICIENTLY.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERTRAM, PINE, Har, Souki TRN  HCR300
HR251
Urge Federal Government to Reclassify Marijuana as Schedule III
URGING THE FEDERAL AGENCIES INVOLVED IN CLASSIFYING CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES TO CONSIDER RECLASSIFYING MARIJUANA AS A SCHEDULE III SUBSTANCE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT, JUD, referral sheet 48 BERTRAM HLT, JUD  HCR301
HR252
Department of Transportation; Complete Streets Policy
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADOPT A "COMPLETE STREETS" POLICY.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERTRAM, Pine, Souki TRN, FIN  HCR302
HR253
Governor Ariyoshi; National Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
RENAMING THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY AS THE GEORGE R. ARIYOSHI NATURAL ENERGY LAB.
(H ) 3/27/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred until 04-01-08. TAKAMINE, CALDWELL, CHANG, TSUJI, Chong, Hanohano, Herkes EDB  HCR303
HR254
Public Utilities Commission; Small Renewable Energy Systems
URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO RULE THAT ALL SCHEDULE Q CONTRACTS SHOULD RECEIVE THE FULL AVOIDED COST PRICING AS WRITTEN IN THE EXISTING SCHEDULE Q ELECTRICITY RATE SCHEDULE FOR EACH UTILITY.
(H ) 4/9/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. TAKAMINE, CALDWELL, EVANS, HANOHANO, TSUJI, Chang, Chong CPC  HCR304
HR255
RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONDUCT STUDY ON ADULT CARE HOMES.
REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON LEGISLATIVE SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME FACILITIES IN RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT/HSH, JUD, referral sheet 48 MARUMOTO, CALDWELL, CHING, SAY, Berg, Mizuno, M. Oshiro HLT/HSH, JUD  HCR307
HR256
UH to Name the School of Social Work after Myron "Pinky" Thompson
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO NAME THE SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK AFTER MR. MYRON "PINKY" THOMPSON.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HED, referral sheet 48 M. OSHIRO, SAY, YAMANE HED  HCR308
HR257
Pre-Need Funeral Industry; Advisory Committee; Establish
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A PRE-NEED FUNERAL INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE INPUT ON CONCERNS AND SOLUTIONS REGARDING THE PRE-NEED FUNERAL INDUSTRY.
(H ) 3/20/2008 - Re-referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 57 MIZUNO CPC, FIN  HCR309
HR258
Counties; Adoption of Standards for Reuse of Gray Water
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO USE THE AUTHORITY GRANTED TO THEM UNDER SECTION 342D-70, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, AND ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT STANDARDS FOR THE REUSE OF RESIDENTIAL GRAY WATER FOR SUBSURFACE LANDSCAPE IRRIGATION.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO EEP  HCR310
HR259
Moratorium on New or Temporary Landfills on the Leeward Coast of Oahu
REQUESTING NO NEW LANDFILLS ON THE LEEWARD COAST.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 48 MIZUNO WLH  hcr311
HR260
High Technology Development Corporation; Land Lease
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO EXTEND ITS LAND LEASE WITH THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE MANOA INNOVATION CENTER.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHANG, HANOHANO, HERKES, ITO, KARAMATSU, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, TAKAI, TSUJI, WAKAI, Berg, Bertram, Cabanilla, Carroll, Evans, Har, Lee, Nishimoto, Shimabukuro, Takamine, Takumi HED, EDB  HCR312
HR261
Historic preservation trades associates degree program; support
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO SUPPORT THE CREATION OF A HISTORIC PRESERVATION TRADES PROGRAM WITHIN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. EVANS, CHING HED, WLH, FIN  HCR315
HR262
Marijuana Offenses; Investigation Priority
REQUESTING THE COUNTY POLICE CHIEFS AND THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ADOPT A POLICY MAKING MARIJUANA POSSESSION OFFENSES BY MEDICAL MARIJUANA PATIENTS THE LOWEST PRIORITY FOR INVESTIGATION AND ARREST.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT/PSM, JUD, referral sheet 48 BERTRAM HLT/PSM, JUD  HCR316
HR263
Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium; task force; strategic and implementation plans; strongly urging
STRONGLY URGING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DEVISE A STRATEGIC AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE WAIKIKI WAR MEMORIAL NATATORIUM.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TAC, FIN, referral sheet 48 CHING, BROWER, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MARUMOTO, MEYER, Chang, Evans, Karamatsu, Lee, Shimabukuro, Tsuji TAC, FIN  HCR319
HR264
Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium; funding; Congressional delegation; strongly urging
STRONGLY URGING THE CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO IDENTIFY AND ACQUIRE FUNDING FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE WAIKIKI WAR MEMORIAL NATATORIUM.
(H ) 4/8/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Thursday 04-10-08 at 10:00 am in conference room 325. CHING, BROWER, CHANG, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MEYER, Evans, Karamatsu, Lee, Marumoto, Shimabukuro, Tsuji TAC, FIN  HCR320
HR265
Boating Law; Violations; Citations
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REPORT ON THE FEASIBILITY OF A TWO-TIERED SYSTEM FOR ENFORCING BOATING LAW VIOLATIONS THAT DO NOT POSE AN IMMINENT AND SERIOUS THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH OR SAFETY.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 48 MEYER, BROWER, MARUMOTO, Bertram, Cabanilla, Caldwell, Evans, Ito, Karamatsu, Mizuno, Sonson, Ward WLH, JUD  HCR321
HR266
State-City partnership for usage of vacant land across from He`eia Kea small boat harbor; encouraging
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEVELOP A STATE-CITY PARTNERSHIP FOR THE SHARED USAGE OF VACANT LAND ACROSS FROM THE SMALL BOAT HARBOR AT HE`EIA KEA.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 48 MEYER, Bertram, Brower, Cabanilla, Caldwell, Evans, Karamatsu, Marumoto, Mizuno, Sonson, Ward WLH, FIN  HCR322
HR267
Early intervention; special education; IDEA
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE IN UPDATING THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES REGARDING EARLY INTERVENTION AND SPECIAL EDUCATION IN RESPONSE TO THE ENACTMENT OF THE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES EDUCATION IMPROVEMENT ACT OF 2004 AND THE CURRENT NEEDS OF OUR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, HLT, LMG, referral sheet 48 MEYER, CHING, FINNEGAN EDN, HLT, LMG  HCR323
HR268
Internet filter; appropriation request
REQUESTING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM DESIGNATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE PURCHASE OF A NEW EFFECTIVE FILTER TO BLOCK INAPPROPRIATE WEB CONTENT.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 WARD, BROWER, CHING, EVANS, Awana, Berg, Finnegan, Hanohano, McKelvey, Pine EDN, FIN  HCR324
HR269 HD1
Natural disaster preparedness training for at-risk communities.
REQUESTING HAWAII'S NATURAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER TO WORK WITH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY CARE GIVING, KUPUNA CAUCUS, AND OTHER INTERESTED ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS TO DEVELOP PROGRAMS EMPHASIZING AT-RISK COMMUNITIES.
(H ) 4/4/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS PSM, HED  HCR325
HR270 HD2
Task force; cacao
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVISE A PLAN WITHIN ONE YEAR TO TIMELY EXPEDITE THE INTRODUCTION AND DELIVERY OF HAWAIIAN CACAO TO THE MARKETPLACE.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHING, TSUJI AGR, EDB  HCR326
HR271
Internet access; appropriation requested
REQUESTING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM DESIGNATED SPECIFICALLY FOR THE PURCHASE OF MORE COMPUTERS WITH INTERNET ACCESS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 WARD, Awana, Belatti, Evans, Hanohano, McKelvey, Pine EDN, FIN  HCR330
HR272
Technology and innovation extension service; University of Hawaii
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CREATES A TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION EXTENSION SERVICE.
(H ) 3/18/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. WARD, EVANS, Awana, Bertram, Ching, Chong, Hanohano, Marumoto, McKelvey, Meyer, Pine, Shimabukuro HED, EDB, FIN  HCR331
HR273
Student athletics; credit; request
RECOMMENDING STUDENT ATHLETICS BE CONSIDERED AS A SEMESTER CREDIT PER YEAR OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION TOWARDS A HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT, EDN, referral sheet 48 WARD, BROWER, CHING, Awana, Belatti, Evans, Finnegan, Hanohano, McKelvey, Pine HLT, EDN  HCR332
HR274
Public speaking requirement for high school; request
REQUESTING A REQUIRED PUBLIC SPEAKING AND ARGUMENTATION SEMESTER TO BE COMPLETED BY EACH HAWAII HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT IN ORDER TO GRADUATE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 48 WARD, Awana, Brower, Ching, Hanohano, McKelvey, Pine EDN  HCR333
HR275
10 Small Business Principles for Health Care Reform; adopt
REQUESTING THAT THE STATE OF HAWAII WILL ADOPT THE 10 PRINCIPLES FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM AS PROPOSED BY THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF INDEPENDENT BUSINESS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to HLT, EDB, CPC, referral sheet 48 WARD, Awana, Berg, Brower, Ching, Evans, Finnegan, Hanohano, McKelvey, Pine HLT, EDB, CPC  HCR334
HR276
Sign language and speech; education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO RECOGNIZE THE SIMULTANEOUS USAGE OF SIGN LANGUAGE AND SPEECH IN PROVIDING FOR THE EDUCATION OF HEARING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 WARD, AWANA, BERG, BROWER, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, MORITA, MARUMOTO, Karamatsu, Lee, Mizuno, Saiki, Shimabukuro EDN, FIN  HCR335
HR277
Office of Planning; Land Use Commission; petition; request
REQUESTING THAT THE OFFICE OF PLANNING PREPARE AND FILE A PETITION WITH THE LAND USE COMMISSION TO SYNCHRONIZE STATE LAND USE CLASSIFICATIONS WITH CITY AND COUNTY LAND USE CLASSIFICATIONS. LANDS THAT ARE CLASSIFIED BY THE CITY AND COUNTY AS PRESERVATION, YET BY THE STATE AS URBAN, SHOULD BE UPDATED TO A STATE CONSERVATION DISTRICT CLASSIFICATION. DIRECTS THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NOT ISSUE ANY PERMITS ALLOWING THE DEVELOPMENT ON SUCH LAND, PENDING THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF THE PETITION.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, JUD, referral sheet 48 WARD, Awana, Bertram, Brower, Evans, Karamatsu, Marumoto, Mizuno, Morita, Saiki, Shimabukuro WLH, JUD  HCR336
HR278
Crematorium; Hawaii Kai; mercury emissions; capture
URGING DEVELOPERS OF A CEMETERY IN HAWAII KAI TO AVOID MERCURY EMISSIONS FROM ANY PROPOSED CREMATORIUM.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EEP, CPC, referral sheet 48 WARD, BROWER, Awana, Belatti, Evans, Finnegan, Karamatsu, Lee, McKelvey, Mizuno, Morita, Shimabukuro EEP, CPC  HCR337
HR279
Telecommuting and flex-time; urging
URGING THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH DEPARTMENTS TO ENCOURAGE, PROMOTE AND INCREASE TELECOMMUTING AND FLEX-TIME OPTIONS FOR STATE EMPLOYEES.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TRN/LAB, FIN, referral sheet 48 WARD, EVANS, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, MORITA, SAIKI, SHIMABUKURO, Awana, Belatti, Berg, Brower, Hanohano, Karamatsu, Lee, Mizuno, Pine TRN/LAB, FIN  HCR338
HR280
Website; government expenditures
MANDATING THE CREATION OF A SINGLE WEBSITE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO STATE EXPENDITURES.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. WARD, BERTRAM, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, PINE, Awana, Belatti, Berg, Brower, Hanohano, Karamatsu, Marumoto, McKelvey, Meyer, Mizuno, Morita, Saiki, Shimabukuro FIN  HCR339
HR281
Weighted student formula; funding; Department of Education; Board of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO RECOMMEND AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO APPROVE A PLAN TO SHIFT ADDITIONAL DISCRETIONARY AND NON-DISCRETIONARY FUNDS INTO THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA FUND.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 48 FINNEGAN EDN, FIN  HCR340
HR282
Drop out rate information; improve
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO DEVELOP AN IMPROVED METHOD FOR CALCULATING HAWAII'S DROPOUT RATES USING A FOUR YEAR DROP OUT PERIOD.
(H ) 3/28/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. FINNEGAN EDN  HCR341
HR283
Longitudinal data system; accountability
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPROVE HAWAII'S LONGITUDINAL DATA SYSTEM, AND SPECIFICALLY REQUESTS THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP ACCOUNTABILITY MEASURES FOR SCHOOLS THAT DO A POOR JOB IN COLLECTING AND SUBMITTING COMPLETE AND ACCURATE INFORMATION.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 48 FINNEGAN EDN  HCR342
HR284
Public Land; Exchange for Private Land
SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR REVIEW OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON LAND EXCHANGES.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 48 B. OSHIRO WLH  HCR343SR124SCR210
HR285
Department of Education; Independent schools; policies, philosophies, approaches; teachers, staff, administration; examine
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXAMINE THE POLICIES, PHILOSOPHIES, AND APPROACHES OF THE INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS WITH REGARDS TO TEACHERS, STAFF, AND ADMINISTRATION AND TO ADOPT, WHERE APPROPRIATE AND APPLICABLE, SUCCESSFUL STRATEGIES TO PROVIDE THE BEST POSSIBLE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE FOR THE CHILDREN OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 48 CHING EDN  HCR344
HR286
Televised Meetings; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO TELEVISE THE GENERAL MEETINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO, AWANA, HANOHANO, KARAMATSU, MORITA, SAGUM, TOKIOKA, WATERS WLH  HCR345
HR287
DLNR study; administrative fishing rules
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON PARTS I, II, IV, AND V OF TITLE 13, SUBTITLE 4, OF THE HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO, MAGAOAY WLH  HCR346
HR288
DLNR; Rules; Ornamental Reef Fishery Industry
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PROCEED IMMEDIATELY WITH THE ADOPTION OF RULES TO REGULATE THE ORNAMENTAL REEF FISHERY INDUSTRY IN SOUTH MAUI AND KANEOHE BAY.
(H ) 3/31/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO, BERTRAM, CARROLL, MCKELVEY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA WLH  HCR347
HR289
Repair and maintenance; best practice; study
REQUESTING A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON IMPLEMENTING THE BEST PRACTICE OF FRONT LOADING REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COSTS OF STATE FACILITIES FOR SET ASIDE FOR EVENTUAL FUTURE REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COSTS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. FINNEGAN FIN  HCR351
HR290 HD2
Counties; gray water standards
URGING THE COUNTIES TO ADOPT AND IMPLEMENT GRAY WATER RECYCLING PROGRAMS FOR RESIDENTIAL IRRIGATION PURPOSES AS PROVIDED UNDER THE UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE STANDARDS.
(H ) 4/11/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. MORITA, Ito, Karamatsu, Saiki EEP, EDB  HCR353
HR291
Urban design; recognize
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN URBAN DESIGN AND THE MENTAL AND PHYSICAL WELL-BRING OF PEOPLE AND FOR THE COUNTIES TO INCORPORATE THIS KNOWLEDGE INTO PERMIT AND DESIGN DECISIONS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, HLT, referral sheet 48 CHING WLH, HLT  HCR354
HR292
North Kohala Coastline; Reclassify to Conservation Land
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO PETITION THE LAND USE COMMISSION TO RECLASSIFY CERTAIN PARCELS ALONG THE NORTH KOHALA COASTLINE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII TO THE CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 48 EVANS, ITO, YAMASHITA WLH  HCR355
HR293
Kula Vacuum Cooling Plant
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONSULT WITH OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO OPTIMIZE THE USE OF THE KULA VACUUM COOLING PLANT.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMASHITA, TSUJI, YAMANE, Bertram, Carroll, Souki EDB/AGR, FIN  HCR356
HR294 HD1
Agricultural Processing Facility; Study
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A MULTIPURPOSE, MULTI-USER PROCESSING FACILITY ON THE LAND IN THE EWA, CENTRAL OAHU AREA BEING OFFERED TO THE HAWAII AGRICULTURE RESEARCH CENTER, FOR THE PRODUCTION OF VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS THAT MAKE USE OF LOCALLY-GROWN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMASHITA, BROWER, CHANG, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, TSUJI, YAMANE, Souki EDB/AGR, HED  HCR357
HR295
Ownership of Blue Angel Falls in Nahiku, Maui.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE AND DETERMINE THE OWNERSHIP OF BLUE ANGEL FALLS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, MORITA, Ito, McKelvey WLH  HCR359
HR296
The Judiciary; Environmental Case Docket
REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO ESTABLISH A SEPARATE CALENDAR FOR CASES THAT INVOLVE ENVIRONMENTAL MATTERS.
(H ) 4/1/2008 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Ito JUD, FIN  HCR360
HR297
Transportation; Civil Defense
REQUESTING THE MAUI COUNTY CIVIL DEFENSE AGENCY TO PREPARE A DISASTER CONTINGENCY PLAN TO MAINTAIN CONTINUED TRANSPORTATION ACCESS ALONG THE HANA HIGHWAY, INCLUDING ITS ONE-LANE BRIDGES, DURING CATASTROPHIC EVENTS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CARROLL, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Ito PSM, FIN  HCR361
HR298 HD1
Real Property Taxes; Disaster Recovery
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO CONSIDER ESTABLISHING REAL PROPERTY TAX HARDSHIP EXEMPTIONS TO ASSIST RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY TAXPAYERS IN JEOPARDY OF LOSING THEIR PROPERTY DUE TO COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH RECOVERING FROM NATURAL OR MAN-MADE DISASTERS.
(H ) 4/10/2008 - Resolution adopted in final form. CARROLL, EVANS, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Ito PSM/CPC, FIN  HCR362
HR299
Continuing Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credit
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE CONTINUATION OF THE FEDERAL RENEWABLE ENERGY TAX CREDITS.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, ITO, MCKELVEY, MORITA EEP, FIN  HCR363
HR300
Zoning; Maui County; Wetland and Tidal Areas
URGING MAUI COUNTY NOT TO ISSUE ANY PERMIT OR SPECIAL PERMIT FOR ANY RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT OF ANY WETLAND OR TIDAL AREA WITHIN ONE HUNDRED FEET OF THE SHORELINE UNLESS THE COUNTY FIRST SOLICITS PUBLIC INPUT AT A PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH/EEP, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, HANOHANO, ITO, MCKELVEY, MORITA WLH/EEP  HCR364
HR301
East Maui; Traditional Riparian Rights
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO REPORT WHY EACH HAS NOT TAKEN PROACTIVE MEASURES TO ENSURE THE WATER RIGHTS OF EAST MAUI RESIDENTS AND TO ESTABLISH A SIMPLE, CLEAR, AND EFFICIENT PROCESS FOR INVESTIGATING VIOLATIONS OF WATER USE.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, HANOHANO, ITO, MCKELVEY, MORITA WLH, JUD, FIN  HCR365
HR302
Ownership of Ulalena Loop Road in Haiku, Maui
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE AND ASSIST IN THE RESOLUTION OF THE ISSUE OF OWNERSHIP OF ULALENA LOOP ROAD, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON THE ESTIMATED COST OF REPAVING ULALENA LOOP ROAD.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, ITO, MCKELVEY, MORITA TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN  HCR366
HR303
Ownership of Nahiku Bridge and Lower Nahiku Road in Hana, Maui.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE AND ASSIST IN THE RESOLUTION OF THE ISSUE OF OWNERSHIP OF NAKIHU BRIDGE AND LOWER NAHIKU ROAD.
(H ) 3/14/2008 - Referred to TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Ito TRN/WLH, JUD, FIN  HCR367
HR304