HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-FIFTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2009

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & OCEAN RESOURCES

Rep. Ken Ito, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida Cabanilla

Rep. Sylvia Luke

Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Roland D. Sagum, III

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Corinne W.L. Ching

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Chris Lee

 

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Clift Tsuji, Chair

Rep. Jessica Wooley, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Lyla B. Berg

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. James Kunane Tokioka

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Glenn Wakai

Rep. Joey Manahan

Rep. Barbara C. Marumoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Monday, March 30, 2009

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HR 177

Status

SUPPORTING SMALL FARMERS WHO GROW FOOD CROPS LOCALLY AND WHOSE GROSS ANNUAL INCOME IS NO LESS THAN $1,000 AND NO MORE THAN $500,000 ANNUALLY.

 

 

AGR/WLO, FIN

HCR 49, HD1

(HSCR1000)

Status

URGING FULL PRESERVATION OF UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AIR STATION EWA AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT, MUSEUM, AND RESTORED PARK FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.

 

 

EBM, WLO

HCR 60

Status

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA, COLLEGE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES, PUBLIC POLICY CENTER AND SPARK M. MATSUNAGA INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE THE SAFE USE OF HUNTING DOGS ON PUBLIC HIKING TRAILS.

 

 

WLO, HED

HCR 116

Status

URGING THE COUNTY OF KAUA'I TO RESTORE PRINCE KUHIO PARK TO ITS FORMER CONFIGURATION.

 

 

WLO

HCR 222

Status

 

HR 191

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO IDENTIFY PRIORITIES FOR STATE-OWNED IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS TO MAXIMIZE THE USE OF SUCH LANDS FOR CRITICALLY-NEEDED AGRICULTURAL AND DAIRY PRODUCTION.

 

 

WLO, AGR

HCR 114

Status

 

HR 92

Status

REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO STRIVE TO EXPEND THE STATE OF HAWAII'S FULL ALLOTMENT OF FEDERAL AID IN WILDLIFE RESTORATION FUNDS.

 

 

WLO, FIN

HCR 250

Status

 

HR 219

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REVIEW ALL BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COUNCILS, COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS, AND TASK FORCES TO DETERMINE WHICH OF THESE CAN BE ELIMINATED.

 

 

WLO, FIN

HCR 225

Status

 

HR 193

Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR TO PLACE IOLANI PALACE ON THE NOMINATION LIST TO THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION FOR WORLD HERITAGE SITE DESIGNATION.

 

 

WLO, TCI

HCR 258

Status

 

HR 229

Status

REQUESTING THAT THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES MAKE A DETERMINATION ON THE APPLICATION OF ACT 166, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2000, ON A REQUEST BEFORE IT TO CONSENT TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF A HOMESTEAD LEASE.

 

 

WLO, JUD

SB 715, HD1

(HSCR1112)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Requires the Statewide Transportation Council to comply with county transportation and general plans, to the extent it does not affect the receipt of federal funds, in the preparation of the statewide transportation plan for projected transportation needs. (SB715 HD1)

 

TRN, WLO

SB 1055, HD1

(HSCR1151)

Status

RELATING TO HARBORS.

Authorizes the Department of Transportation to adopt rules relating to safety measures, security requirements, and shipping activities for the purpose of protecting and ensuring the general public interest and safety of persons and vessels in the commercial harbors belonging to or controlled by the State. (SB1055 HD1)

 

TRN, WLO

SB 1195, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1226)

Status

RELATING TO THE ECONOMY.

Amends the Hawaii State Planning Act to include references to science, technology, and related growth industries in Hawaii. Amends the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism's reporting requirement to the Legislature on the growth industries of Hawaii. (SB1195 HD1)

 

EBM, WLO

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Clift Tsuji

Chair

 

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Rep. Ken Ito

Chair