Report Title:

Kokee State Park; Waimea Canyon State Park

 

Description:

Establishes a sub-account under the state parks special fund into which a percentage of the proceeds collected from the various fees collected at the Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park, less any amounts due to OHA, will be deposited and used to cover the cost of repair, maintenance, and operation at the Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park. (SB2528 SD2)

 


THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

2528

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

S.D. 2

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO STATE PARKS ON KAUAI.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 184-3.4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"184-3.4 State parks special fund. (a) There is established within the state treasury a fund to be known as the state parks special fund, into which shall be deposited:

(1) All proceeds collected by the state parks programs involving park user fees, any leases or concession agreements, the sale of any article purchased from the department to benefit the state parks programs, or any gifts or contributions; provided that proceeds derived from the operation of Iolani Palace shall be used to supplement its educational and interpretive programs; and

(2) Transient accommodations tax revenues pursuant to section 237D-6.5; provided that these moneys shall be expended in response to a master plan developed in coordination with the Hawaii tourism authority.

(b) The department shall expend the moneys from the state parks special fund for the following purposes:

(1) Permanent and temporary staff positions;

(2) Planning and development of state parks programs, including the aina hoomalu state parks program;

(3) Construction, repairs, replacement, additions, and extensions of state parks facilities;

(4) Operation and maintenance costs of state parks and state parks programs; and

(5) Administrative costs of the division of state parks.

(c) There is established within the state parks special fund, a Diamond Head State Monument sub-account, into which shall be deposited fifty-five per cent of all proceeds collected from the admission fees charged at the Diamond Head State Monument. The department shall expend the moneys from the Diamond Head State Monument sub-account for repair, maintenance, and operating costs incurred by the State in the management of the Diamond Head State Monument.

(d) There is established within the state parks special fund, a Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park sub‑account, into which       per cent of all proceeds collected from concessions, leases, and commissions, as well as other user fees, charged at or for Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park, less any amounts due to the office of Hawaiian affairs, shall be deposited. The department shall expend the moneys from the Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park sub‑account for repair, maintenance, and operating costs incurred by the State in the management of Kokee state park and Waimea canyon state park."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2050.