HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & OCEAN RESOURCES

Rep. Jerry L. Chang, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Ken Ito

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Hermina M. Morita

Rep. Pono Chong

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 04, 2011

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1504

Status

RELATING TO PERMITS.

Establishes a joint hearing mechanism in the facilitated application process for building permits, and limits the liability of public entities or employees for issuing a building permit for a project that has been properly stamped and signed by a qualified professional.

 

WLO, JUD, FIN

HB 1505

Status

RELATING TO STATE FACILITIES.

Establishes the State Facility Renovation Partnership Program.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1617

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.

Authorizes BLNR to extend leases of public lands for commercial, hotel, resort, or industrial use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the premises.

 

WLO, TOU/ERB, FIN

HB 501

Status

RELATING TO MEMORIALS.

Establishes the Coastal Memorials Task Force to, among other things, develop standards to regulate the practice of erecting coastal memorials.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 505

Status

RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.

Appropriates funds for flood mitigation on Farrington Highway between Maili and Nanakuli.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1605

Status

RELATING TO FLOOD INSURANCE.

Requires insurers to make available flood insurance covering real and personal property under the same terms and conditions to properties located outside of designated flood zones as is available to properties located inside of designated flood zones; authorizes recovery for damages from a responsible party.

 

WLO, CPC

HB 1312

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Provides that state fast lands and submerged lands may be leased. Provides for the lease of fast lands and submerged lands of the Ala Wai boat harbor pursuant to requests for proposals.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1360

Status

MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A HARBOR MASTER AT MAUNALUA BAY.

Appropriates funds for a 1.0 FTE harbor master for Maunalua Bay.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1566

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Permits commercial permits in Ala Wai and Keehi small boat harbors; establishes that small boat harbor fees can be used only for the operating and maintenance of small boat the harbors; authorizes a process for a public-private partnership to develop a portion of Ala Wai small boat harbor; changes mooring fee rate process.

 

WLO, FIN

HB 1436

Status

RELATING TO HARBORS.

Establishes a working group to pursue the creation of a demonstration project for a private-public framework for the governance of the Honokohau marina and small boat harbor with the oversight and assistance of the division of boating and ocean recreation of DLNR.

 

WLO, 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.

 

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Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

EMAIL: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to WLOtestimony@Capitol.hawaii.gov; or

PAPER: One original document to Room 438 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For comments less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 586-8504 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islanders without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For comments less than 4MB in size, transmit from the Web page at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

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. Jerry L. Chang

Chair