HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES             H.R. NO.182           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                     HOUSE  RESOLUTION

  REQUESTING SUPPORT FOR THE HAWAIIAN SUPER PRIX TO FACILITATE
    THE SUCCESS OF THE EVENT.



 1        WHEREAS, Hawaii has been selected to be the home of the
 2   richest auto race in history, the Hawaiian Super Prix, offering
 3   a total purse of ten million dollars; and
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 5        WHEREAS, the Hawaiian Super Prix will be held at what is
 6   now Barbers Point Naval Air Station, on a two-mile, mostly
 7   flat, rectangular track, driving Champ cars; and
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 9        WHEREAS, one of the top twelve drivers from the CART FedEx
10   Championship Series or four additional invited drivers who will
11   make up the world class competition showcase will have the
12   opportunity to take home the largest winner's prize ever
13   awarded of five million dollars; and
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15        WHEREAS, the State will get free world-wide exposure as
16   the Hawaiian Super Prix will be televised world wide on pay-
17   per-view; and
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19        WHEREAS, the organizers of the Hawaiian Super Prix have
20   not asked the State for any funding for the event which makes
21   this a great deal for the State with very little risk; now,
22   therefore,
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24        BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the
25   Twentieth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session
26   of 1999, that the Governor, the Department of Business,
27   Economic Development, and Tourism, the Hawaii Tourism
28   Authority, the Department of Transportation, and the Mayor and
29   the Chairperson of the Council of each county are requested to
30   support the Hawaiian Super Prix and its organizers to
31   facilitate the success of the event; and
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33        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that certified copies of this
34   Resolution is to be transmitted to the Governor, the Director
35   of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, the Hawaii

 
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 1   Tourism Authority, the Director of Transportation, and to the
 2   Mayor and the Chairperson of the Council of each county.
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 7                         OFFERED BY:  ____________________________