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

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 31, 2008

TIME:

9:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 213

Status

HR 181

Status

 

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE A CONTRACT EXTENSION WITH THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE TO KEEP THE PRO BOWL IN HONOLULU.

 

 

 

TAC

HCR 81

Status

SUPPORTING THE DESIGNATION OF APRIL 6TH OF EVERY YEAR AS TARTAN DAY IN HAWAII.

 

 

TAC

HCR 212

Status

HR 180

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE.

 

 

 

TAC

HR 207

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.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 5 copies (including an original) to Room 325 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 586-6150or 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. Ryan Yamane

Chair