STAND. COM. REP. NO.2382
RE: S.B. No. 2938
Honorable Robert Bunda
President of the Senate
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Education, to which was referred S.B. No. 2938 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO CELEBRATE THE 0NE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF FILIPINOS TO HAWAII,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to establish the Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission.
The United Filipino Council of Hawaii and two individuals testified in support of this measure.
The year 2006 marks the one hundredth anniversary of the arrival of the first Filipino immigrants in Hawaii. Numerous events will be held across the State to commemorate this historical event and to recognize the achievements and contributions of Filipinos in Hawaii. This measure establishes the Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission as a temporary body to develop and coordinate plans for the centennial anniversary.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Education that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2938 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to the Committee on Ways and Means.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Education,
NORMAN SAKAMOTO, Chair