HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2008

 

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:

Monday, March 24, 2008

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HCR 305

Status

REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO SURVEY OTHER STATES TO DETERMINE HOW NURSING FACILITIES IN RURAL AREAS ADDRESS THEIR TRANSPORTATION AND PARKING ISSUES RELATED TO THE TRANSPORT OF NURSING FACILITY RESIDENTS.

 

 

HLT/HSH, TRN, FIN

HCR 306

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO ESTABLISH A TEMPORARY HAWAII SUSTAINABLE INTERISLAND TRANSPORTATION TASK FORCE.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 28/HR 28

Status

REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO ADDRESS MAJOR CONCERNS ALONG KALIHI STREET.

 

 

TRN

HCR 91/HR 73

Status

REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR THE REPAIR AND REPAVING OF SIDE STREETS ALONG KALIHI STREET.

 

 

TRN

HCR 115/HR 98

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE REPAIRING AND REPAVING OF SURFACE STREETS ALONG FARRINGTON HIGHWAY IN LEEWARD OAHU.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 140/HR 120

Status

CALLING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY HOW MOPEDS CAN BE MADE SAFER, QUIETER, AND LESS LIKELY TO BE USED FOR ILLEGAL PURPOSES.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 171/HR 145

Status

REQUESTING THE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER TO STUDY THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF ADOPTING THE ENGLISH MARINE INSURANCE ACT, 1906.

 

 

TRN, CPC

HCR 195/HR 164

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT AND THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO PLAN AND IMPLEMENT NOISE AND VIBRATION MITIGATION MEASURES, INCLUDING THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING, IN ADVANCE OF THE ACTUAL CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF THE MASS TRANSIT SYSTEM ADJACENT TO WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL.

 

 

TRN, EDN, FIN

HCR 197/HR 166

Status

REQUESTING THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON THE IMPACT OF THE STEEL WHEELS ON RAIL TECHNOLOGY PROPOSED AS THE MASS TRANSIT OPTION FOR OAHU ON WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL AND WAIPAHU INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL WITH RESPECT TO NOISE AND VIBRATION.

 

 

TRN, EDN, FIN

HCR 223/HR 190

Status

REQUESTING THE HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HONOLULU DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT AND THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REALIGNING HAKIMO ROAD AT THE JUNCTION WITH FARRINGTON HIGHWAY.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 224/HR 191

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO REVIEW AND UPDATE PRIOR STUDIES RELATING TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND FEASIBILITY OF AN ALTERNATE ROUTE INTO AND OUT OF THE WAIANAE COAST ON OAHU.

 

 

TRN, FIN

HCR 300/HR 250

Status

ENCOURAGING THE COUNTIES TO IMPLEMENT THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S DESIGN GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON INTEGRATING BICYCLING AND WALKING WHEN BUILDING THEIR TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE IN ORDER FOR ALL HAWAII RESIDENTS WHO CHOOSE TO WALK OR BICYCLE TO DO SO SAFELY AND EFFICIENTLY.

 

 

TRN

HCR 302/HR 252

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ADOPT A "COMPLETE STREETS" POLICY.

 

 

TRN, FIN

 

 

 

 

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 441 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8519 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (Neighbor Islands); or

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to TRNtestimony@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.

 

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Rep. Joseph M. Souki

Chair