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

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, April 10, 2008

TIME:

10:00 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

HCR 320/ HR 264 has been deleted from the agenda

 

SCR 5, SD1

(SSCR3197)

Status

SUPPORTING THE EFFORTS OF THE ALL BELIEVERS NETWORK TO ESTABLISH THE STATEWIDE INTERFAITH STEERING COMMITTEE TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF ORGANIZING A MAJOR INTERNATIONAL INTERFAITH CONFERENCE IN HAWAII TO TAKE PLACE BY 2011.

 

 

TAC

SCR 52, HD1

(HSCR1548-08)

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO INCREASE VISITORS FROM TAIWAN, AND REQUESTING THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO EXPAND THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM TO INCLUDE TAIWAN.

 

 

 

INT, TAC

HCR 278

Status

REQUESTING THE MAYOR, THE CITY COUNCIL, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A FAIR AND BALANCED PERMITTING PROCESS TO ENSURE THAT WOMEN SURFERS AND BODYBOARDERS ARE TREATED EQUITABLY IN THEIR APPLICATIONS FOR PERMITS TO CONDUCT SHORE WATER EVENTS THAT INCLUDE SURFING AND BODYBOARDING CONTESTS FOR WOMEN ON OAHU.

 

 

TAC

HCR 113, HD1

(HSCR1450-08)

Status

HR 96, HD1

(HSCR1449-08)

Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE ISLANDS OF POLYNESIA.

 

Proposed HD 2: REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE ISLANDS OF POLYNESIA

 

INT, TAC

 

 

 

Copies of the proposed HD 2 are available in room 421 and on the Legislature's Web site: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov.

 

 

 

 

HCR 213

Status

HR 181

Status

(DECISION

MAKING ONLY)

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

 

 

 

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 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 586-586-6010 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. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair