STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1265

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2011

 

RE: H.C.R. No. 107

 

 

 

 

Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Sixth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2011

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 107 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A JOINT LEGISLATIVE INVESTIGATING COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE THE STATUS OF TWO EXECUTIVE AGREEMENTS ENTERED INTO IN 1893 BETWEEN UNITED STATES PRESIDENT GROVER CLEVELAND AND QUEEN LILI'UOKALANI OF THE HAWAIIAN KINGDOM, CALLED THE LILI'UOKALANI ASSIGNMENT AND THE AGREEMENT OF RESTORATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this concurrent resolution is to establish a Joint Legislative Investigating Committee to investigate the status of the Liliuokalani Assignment and the Agreement of Restoration.

 

The Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Aha Kanaka Moku O Keawe, Ke Aupuni o Hawaii, Sovereign Councils of the Hawaiian Homelands Assembly, Papa Ola Lokahi, Poo Hewahewanui Ohana Council, and many concerned individuals supported this measure. A concerned individual supported the intent of this measure. Several concerned individuals opposed this measure.

 

Your Committee acknowledges that the members of the Joint Legislative Investigating Committee are subject to change as the dialogue requested in the concurrent resolution continues and evolves. In addition, your Committee notes that the Joint Legislative Investigating Committee may wish to include federal representation given the subject matter to be investigated.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 107 and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Judiciary.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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FAYE HANOHANO, Chair