THE SENATE

OF THE

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

STATE OF HAWAII

REGULAR SESSION OF 2002

 

FIFTY-SEVENTH DAY

April 25, 2002-Thursday-6:30 O'CLOCK P.M.

 

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

Invocation by Reverend Dan Hatch

Manoa Valley Church

Roll Call

Approval of the Journal

Introductions

  1. Messages from the Governor: No. 355-357
  2. G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    355

    Informing the Senate that on April 23, 2002, the Governor signed the following bills into law: HB0683, HD2 (Act024); HB1727, HD1 (Act025); HB1804 (Act026); HB1825, HD1 (Act027); HB1941 (Act028); HB2158, HD2 (Act029); HB2298, HD1 (Act030); HB2432 (Act031): HB2473, HD1 (Act032); HB2496, HD1 (Act033); HB2514 (Act034); HB2550, HD2 (Act035); HB2560, HD1 (Act036); HB2580 (Act037); SB2635, SD1 (Act038); SB2723, SD1 (Act039); SB2729, SD2 (Act040); SB2730, SD1 (Act041); SB2768, SD1 (Act042); SB2787 (Act043); SB2792, SD2 (Act044).

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    G.M. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    356

    Informing the Senate that on April 24, 2002, the Governor signed the following bill into law: HB1806 (Act045)

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    357

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Circuit Court of the First Circuit, Gubernatorial Nominee, Marcia J. Waldorf, for a term of ten years.

    JDC

         
         
  3. Departmental Communications: No. 22
  4. D.C. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    22

    From the Department of Health dated April 22, 2002, transmitting its 2001 Primary Care Needs Assessment Databook.

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  5. House Communications: No. 628-631
  6.  

    Informing the Senate that on April 24, 2002, the House reconsidered its action in disagreeing to the amendments proposed by the Senate and has agreed and that said bills have passed Final Reading in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    628

    H.B. No. 1878, H.D. 2, S.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."(Hawaii State Student Council; Established)

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    H.B. No. 2163, S.D. 2

    "RELATING TO REHIRING RETIRED TEACHERS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION."(Retired Teachers; Rehiring; One-Year)

     
         
         
     

    Informing the Senate that on April 24, 2002, the following Senate Concurrent Resolution(s) were Adopted in the House:

    REFERRAL

         

    629

    S.C.R. No. 158

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT."(DLNR; Boat Haul Out; Safety)

    FILE

         
         
     

    Informing the Senate that on April 25, 2002, the House named conferees to the following Senate Concurrent Resolutions:

    REFERRAL

         

    630

    S.C.R. No. 43, H.D. 1

    "ENCOURAGING STATE AGENCIES TO TAKE ACTION ON TRANSPORTATION ISSUES AFFECTING THE ECONOMY."

    Representative Souki, Chair; Espero, Whalen

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    S.C.R. No. 44, S.D. 1, H.D. 1

    "REQUESTING THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD AND OTHER AGENCIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE LOGISTICAL AND TRANSPORTATION SUPPORT TO THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE WHEN POSSIBLE."

    Representatives Garcia/Morita, Co-Chairs; Rath

     
         
     

     

     
     

    Informing the Senate that on April 25, 2002, the House named conferees to the following House Concurrent Resolution:

    REFERRAL

    631

    H.C.R. No. 11, S.D. 1

    "REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S DENTAL HEALTH DIVISION.

    Representative Arakaki, Chair; Kahikina, McDermott

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  7. Senate Communications: None
  8. Judiciary Communications: No. 5
  9. J.C. NO.

    TITLE

    REFERRAL

         

    5

    Submitting for consideration and confirmation as Circuit Judge of the Second Circuit, State of Hawaii, Judiciary Nominee, Joel August.

    JDC

         
         
  10. Conference Committee Report Nos.:5-02 17-02; 58-02 66-02
  11. 5-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 1942, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "ESTABLISHING A COMMISSION TO CELEBRATE THE ONE-HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF FILIPINOS TO HAWAII."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    6-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 1758, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    7-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2305, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    8-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2568, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE COLLECTION OF TAXES."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    9-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2002, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    10-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2536, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SECTION 17 OF ACT 85, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 1999."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    11-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 1724, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES FOR MILITARY SERVICE."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    12-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2577, H.D. 1, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LANDS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    13-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 1843, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING IN PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    14-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2723, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO COUNTIES."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    15-02

    (48 Hr. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2045, H.D. 1, S.D. 2, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO REVENUE BONDS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    16-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 870, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    17-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    H.B. No. 2443, H.D. 2, S.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE PREVENTION OF THE FILING OF FRIVOLOUS FINANCING STATEMENTS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    58-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2046, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO GUIDE DOGS, SIGNAL DOGS, AND SERVICE ANIMALS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    59-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2926, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO EDUCATION."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    60-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2934, H.D. 2, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    61-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2613, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO FISHING RIGHTS AND REGULATIONS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    62-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2816, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO STUDENT LOANS FOR TEACHERS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    63-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2290, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO INDEPENDENT BILL REVIEWERS."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    64-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2526, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO PARENTAL PREFERENCES IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS, PROGRAMS, AND SERVICES."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    65-02

    (48 Hrs. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 2786, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO THE HOISTING MACHINE OPERATORS ADVISORY BOARD."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 1)

         
         

    66-02

    (48 Hr. Notice)

     

    S.B. No. 796, S.D. 1, H.D. 2, C.D. 2

    "RELATING TO STATE AND COUNTY TORT LIABILITY."

    (Recommends passage on FINAL READING as amended C.D. 2)

         
         
  12. Standing Committee Report Nos.: 3511-3533
  13. 3511

    (One Day Notice)

    (AGT)

    G.M. No. 257

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Agriculture, Gubernatorial Nominees Carl A. Carlson, Jr., Benjamin K. Lindsey, and Wes Sahara, for terms to expire 06-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3512

    (One Day Notice)

    (TMG)

    G.M. No. 300

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Civil Devense Advisory Council, Gubernatorial Nominees Edith C. Pascua, for a term to expire 6-30-2005; Ann M. Sakaguchi, Anthony D. Castberg, and Manuel M. Kuloloio, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3513

    (One Day Notice)

    (LBR)

    G.M. No. 344

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai`i Workforce Development Council, Gubernatorial Nominees Alan S. Ito, for a term to expire 6-30-2005; and Edward M. Boughton, Wayne H. Kishida, and M. Winona Cabral Whitman, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3514

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 298

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Board of Public Accountancy, Gubernatorial Nominees, Brian M. Iwata and Gordon D. Ciano, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3515

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 299

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Acupuncture, Gubernatorial Nominee Jacqueline K. Murai, for a term to expire 6-30-2004."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3516

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 304

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Dental Examiners, Gubernatorial Nominees Karen Ing Hu, D.D.S., for a term to expire 6-30-2004; David R. Breese, D.D.S., Dennis N. Ishimoto, D.D.S., Gayle Chang and Stuart C. Lau, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3517

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 329

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Motor Vehicle Repair Industry Board, Gubernatorial Nominees Roy I. Inouye and Roy T. Ozaki, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3518

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDT)

    G.M. No. 301

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Community-Based Economic Development Advisory Council, Gubernatorial Nominees John Isobe and Lorraine M. Mendoza, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3519

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDT)

    G.M. No. 307

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Community Development Authority, Gubernatorial Nominees James S. Kometani and Gary I. Kondo, D.D.S., for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3520

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDT)

    G.M. No. 326

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Kaneohe Bay Regional Council, Gubernatorial Nominee Carol Aulani Apoliona, for a term to expire 6-30-2005."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3521

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 308

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Historic Places Review Board, Gubernatorial Nominees Kiyoshi Ikeda, Ph.D., Laurie J. Lucking, Ph.D., Patience N. Bacon, Naomi Clarke Losch and Virginia D. Murison, AIA, for terms to expire 6-30-2006"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3522

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 312

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiian Homes Commission, Gubernatorial Nominees Crystal K. Rose, for a term to expire 6-30-2003; Quentin K. Kawananakoa, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3523

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 321

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Hawai'i, Gubernatorial Nominee Roger A. Harris for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3524

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 322

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Islands of Kauai and Niihau, Gubernatorial Nominees Grace H. Kamai, Catherine K. Ham Young and Tom H. Shigemoto, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3525

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 324

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Molokai, Gubernatorial Nominees Louella O.W. Albino, Philip Solatorio and Nanette Lehua Napoleon, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3526

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 325

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Island of Oahu, Gubernatorial Nominees Jace L. McQuivey, for a term to expire 6-30-2005; Theodora Kehaulani Kruse, A. Van Horn Diamond, Lurline Naone Salvador, Lynette Pualani Tiffany and Gwendolyn Y. Pikake Pelekai, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3527

    (One Day Notice)

    (HAW)

    G.M. No. 346

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Island Burial Council, Islands of Maui and Lanai, Gubernatorial Nominees William Frampton, for a term to expire 6-30-2004; William Waiohu, Jr. and Clifford J. Naeole, for terms to expire 6-30-2005; Charles K. Maxwell, Sr., for a term to expire 6-30-2006. (This message amends GM323, dated 04-17-02)"

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3528

    (One Day Notice)

    (TIA)

    G.M. No. 293

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors, Hawai'i Tourism Authority, Gubernatorial Nominees Stephen K. Yamashiro, for a term to expire 6-30-2002; Sharon R. Weiner and Stephen K. Yamashiro, for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3529

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 309

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i School-to-Work Executive Council, Gubernatorial Nominees William T. Honjiyo, for a term to expire 06-30-2004; W. Roy Johnson and Kathleen Kai'ulani M. de Silva, for terms to expire 6-30-2005."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3530

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 310

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawai'i Teacher Standards Board, Gubernatorial Nominees Annette Masutani, Vaughn K. Tokashiki and Robert Witt, for terms to expire 6-30-2003; Sharon T. Nakagawa, Catherine H. Payne, Cheryl M. Shintani and Twylla-Dawn Steer, for terms to expire 6-30-2004; Charlene H. Miyashiro and Fairfax A. Reilly, for terms to expire 6-30-2005. "

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3531

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 332

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Post-Secondary Education Commission, Gubernatorial Nominee Kristopher T. Kaupalolo, for a term to expire 6-30-2005."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3532

    (One Day Notice)

    (EDU)

    G.M. No. 345

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission, Gubernatorial Nominees George R. Ellis, for a term to expire 6-30-2004; Manu Boyd, for a term to expire 6-30-2005; and Millicent M.Y.H. Kim, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

    3533

    (One Day Notice)

    (CPH)

    G.M. No. 330

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Examiners in Naturopathy, Gubernatorial Nominees Sheree A. Kon-Herrera and Jason Y. Uchida, N.D., for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

    (Recommends Senate Consent to Nomination)

         
         

     

     

     

     

    ORDER OF THE DAY

  14. Advise and Consent
  15. 3507

    TMG

    G.M. No. 320

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the State Highway Safety Council, Gubernatorial Nominees Mitchell Roth, David Sandler and Claire M. Sasaki-Lundgren for terms to expire 6-30-2006."

         
         

    3508

    TMG

    G.M. No. 333

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Procurement Policy Board, Gubernatorial Nominee Gordon K.T. Ing, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

         
         

    3509

    TIA

    G.M. No. 293

    "Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors, Hawai'i Tourism Authority, Gubernatorial Nominee Nadine K. Nakamura, for a term to expire 6-30-2006."

         
         
         
  16. Adopt Resolutions
  17. 3487

    WLE/TMG

    H.C.R. No. 21

    "AUTHORIZING THE LEASE OF EASEMENT COVERING PORTION OF SUBMERGED LANDS AT MAUNALUA, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR MAINTENANCE OF BREAKWATER PURPOSES."

         
         

    3506

    TMG/WLE

    H.C.R. No. 163

    "REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FACILITATE SECURING SPACE FOR THE COMMERCIAL HAUL OUT OF BOATS FOR SAFETY, COMPLIANCE INSPECTIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT."

         
         

    3510

    TIA

    H.C.R. No. 137, H.D. 1

    "SUPPORTING CONGRESS'S PLAN TO ENDORSE AND OBTAIN OBSERVER STATUS FOR TAIWAN AT THE ANNUAL SUMMIT OF THE WORLD HEALTH ASSEMBLY IN MAY 2002 IN GENEVA, SWITZERLAND."

         
         
         
  18. Final Reading
  19. Conf. Com. Rep. No. 53-02

    S.B. No. 2732, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, C.D. 1

    "RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATION."

    (Relating to Business Registration)

       
       
       

     

  20. Miscellaneous Communications: None
  21. Miscellaneous Business
  22. Announcements
  23. Adjournment