HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM & CULTURE

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Joey Manahan, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Ph.D.

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & BUSINESS CONCERNS

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita, Chair

Rep. Glenn Wakai, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg, Ph.D.

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 24, 2008

TIME:

10:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 2434

(SSCR2652)

Status

RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.

Clarifies appointments to the stadium authority, with the governor appointing three, president of the senate nominating three, and speaker of the house of representatives nominating three.

 

TAC/EDB

 

 

 

TAC agenda:

 

 

 

 

 

SB 2464

(HSCR1170-08)

Status

RELATING TO THE STATE MAMMAL.

Designates the Hawaiian monk seal as the state mammal.

 

WLH, TAC

SB 2465

(HSCR1171-08)

Status

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL DAY.

Designates the third Saturday in April as Hawaiian monk seal day.

 

WLH, TAC

HCR 245

Status

STRONGLY URGING ENTITIES IN THE CRUISE INDUSTRY THAT OPERATE CRUISES VISITING THE STATE TO FULLY PARTICIPATE IN GOOD FAITH WITH THE ONGOING STUDY ENTITLED THE HAWAII CRUISE INDUSTRY STUDY, INTENDED TO ASSESS THE CURRENT AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF THE CRUISE INDUSTRY ON EACH ISLAND AND THE STATE UNTIL THE YEAR 2018.

 

 

TAC

 

 

 

 

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.

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 421 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-6011 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to TACtestimony@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 586-6150 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. Kyle T. Yamashita

Chair

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair