STAND. COM. REP. NO.1331-02
RE: H.R. No. 127
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Tourism and Culture, to which was referred H.R. No. 127 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE ORION SOCIETY FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO NATURE THROUGH COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, ART, AND WRITING, AND URGING STATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE PARTICIPATION IN THE ORION SOCIETY'S FORGOTTEN LANGUAGE TOUR,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this resolution is to:
(1) Recognize and commend the Orion Society for its commitment and efforts toward creating a sustainable society and world; and
(2) Request the Department of Education, University of Hawaii, State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, and the Office of Environmental Quality Control to assist the Orion Society in creating awareness of, and encouraging participation in, the Forgotten Language Tour conducted by the Orion Society in partnership with the Pacific Writers Connection (PWC).
The PWC and a concerned citizen testified in support of this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Tourism and Culture that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 127 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Tourism and Culture,
JERRY CHANG, Chair