STAND. COM. REP. NO. 805-10

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2010

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 89

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Fifth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2010

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Agriculture, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 89 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING FEBRUARY AS "HAWAII-GROWN CACAO MONTH,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to recognize February as "Hawaii-Grown Cacao Month," a month-long effort to educate and promote public awareness of the multiple benefits of Hawaii-grown cacao.

 

The Department of Agriculture, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation, Original Hawaiian Chocolate Factory, Dole Food Company, Padovani's Chocolates, Haleiwa Farmer's Market, the Representative of District 11, and several concerned individuals testified in support of this concurrent resolution.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Agriculture that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 89 and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Tourism, Culture, & International Affairs.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Agriculture,

 

 

 

 

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CLIFT TSUJI, Chair