HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Lyla B. Berg , Ph.D., Vice Chair

 

Rep. Joe Bertram, III

Rep. K. Mark Takai

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Scott K. Saiki

Rep. Lynn Finnegan

Rep. Maile S. L. Shimabukuro

 

 

COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

Rep. Joseph M. Souki, Chair

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Alex M. Sonson

Rep. Sharon E. Har

Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine

Rep. Marilyn B. Lee

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Colleen Rose Meyer

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Kymberly Marcos Pine

Rep. Bob Nakasone

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

March 24, 2008

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 59

Status

 

 

 

EDN Only

 

 

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EVALUATE THE STATE'S DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM AND ITS FUNDING.

 

 

EDN/TRN, FIN

HCR 71

Status

HR 62

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ONLY PURCHASE OR LEASE LARGE SCHOOL BUSES THAT HAVE AN OPERABLE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AT ALL DESIGNATED SEATING POSITIONS AND SEAT BACKS THAT ARE AT LEAST TWENTY‑FOUR INCHES IN HEIGHT.

 

 

 

EDN, FIN

HCR 122

Status

HR 104

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO PROVIDE CURRENT PUBLIC SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY WITH COURSES IN HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE INSTRUCTION, AND TO INCORPORATE THESE COURSES INTO THE DEPARTMENT'S PREFERENCES FOR EMPLOYMENT AND CONDITIONS FOR TEACHER LICENSURE.

 

 

 

EDN, WLH

HCR 126

Status

HR 108

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF INTEGRATING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH ANGER PROBLEMS.

 

 

 

EDN

HCR 202

Status

HR 172

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT THE "NA HONUA MAULI OLA: HAWAI`I GUIDELINES FOR CULTURALLY HEALTHY AND RESPONSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS" TO ENABLE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TO EXAMINE AND ATTEND TO THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR LEARNERS.

 

 

 

EDN, WLH

HCR 222

Status

HR 189

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE TO THE STUDENT COUNCILS OF EACH PUBLIC INTERMEDIATE AND HIGH SCHOOL, TO CONDUCT A SURVEY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE STUDENT BODIES REGARDING SCHOOL LUNCH MENU OPTIONS AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO TRADITIONAL, PLANNED MEALS.

 

 

 

EDN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing with a transmittal cover indicating:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee the comments are directed to;

     The date and time of the hearing;

     Measure number; and

     The number of copies the Committee is requesting.

 

While every effort will be made to copy, organize, and collate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed to the incorrect office, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 10 copies (including an original) to Room 324 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6511 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to EDNtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the Legislative Web site after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the Web site should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair

 

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Rep. Roy Takumi

Chair