HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

STATE OF HAWAII

TWENTY-SIXTH STATE LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION, 2011

 

 

March 29, 2011

 

 

39th Day

 

Invocation -

Speaker Emeritus Joseph M. Souki

 

ORDER OF BUSINESS

 

 

1. Roll Call

 

2. Reading of the Journal

 

3. Messages from the Governor

 

4. Senate Communications

 

 

Received communications returning the following House Bills, both having passed Third Reading in the Senate:

 

H.B. No. 319, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

H.B. No. 1654, H.D. 1, S.D. 1

 

 

 

ORDER OF THE DAY

 

 

5. Reports of Standing Committees

 

HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1218

H.R. No. 56

 

REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE THE DELEGATES AND OFFICERS OF THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONVENTION WITH THE FINANCIAL AND OTHER SUPPORT NEEDED TO COMPLETE THEIR WORK.

 

REFER TO JUDICIARY

 

HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1219

H.C.R. No. 63

 

REQUESTING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE THE DELEGATES AND OFFICERS OF THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN CONVENTION WITH THE FINANCIAL AND OTHER SUPPORT NEEDED TO COMPLETE THEIR WORK.

 

REFER TO JUDICIARY

 

LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1220

H.C.R. No. 146

 

REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND.

 

REFER TO LEGISLATIVE MANAGEMENT

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1221

H.C.R. No. 127, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE HOW THE COMPENSATION OF STATE AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES IN THE STATE COMPARES WITH THAT OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES IN OTHER STATES AND JURISDICTIONS AND THAT OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR IN THE STATE.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

HOUSING

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1222

H.R. No. 124

 

URGING HAWAII TEVEVISION, RADIO AND PRINT MEDIA OUTLETS TO ADDRESS THE "NOT IN MY BACK YARD" (NIMBY) ATTITUDE IN HAWAII.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

HOUSING

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1223

H.C.R. No. 142

 

URGING HAWAII TEVEVISION, RADIO AND PRINT MEDIA OUTLETS TO ADDRESS THE "NOT IN MY BACK YARD" (NIMBY) ATTITUDE IN HAWAII.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1224

H.R. No. 62, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATEWIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST TO PROMOTE HOMEOWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN HAWAII.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1225

H.C.R. No. 70, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATEWIDE COMMUNITY LAND TRUST TO PROMOTE HOMEOWNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES IN HAWAII.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1226

H.C.R. No. 289

 

URGING SUPPORT OF STATE FUNDING FOR NA PUA NO薦AU STAFFING AND PROGRAMS.

 

REFER TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1227

H.R. No. 246

 

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEEK GRANT MONEYS AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF INCORPORATING NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANT SPECIES IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

 

REFER TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1228

H.C.R. No. 279

 

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEEK GRANT MONEYS AND ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR STUDYING THE FEASIBILITY OF INCORPORATING NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANT SPECIES IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.

 

REFER TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1229

H.R. No. 256

 

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEARCH FOR A SITE IN LOWER PUNA TO HOUSE A LEARNING CENTER.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1230

H.C.R. No. 291

 

REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO TO SEARCH FOR A SITE IN LOWER PUNA TO HOUSE A LEARNING CENTER.

 

REFER TO FINANCE

 

HIGHER EDUCATION

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1231

H.R. No. 170

 

SUPPORTING THE WORKFORCE PIPELINE PROGRAM OF THE THIRTY METER TELESCOPE PROJECT.

 

REFER TO ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS/LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1232

H.C.R. No. 197

 

SUPPORTING THE WORKFORCE PIPELINE PROGRAM OF THE THIRTY METER TELESCOPE PROJECT.

 

REFER TO ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION & BUSINESS/LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1233

H.R. No. 240

 

REQUESTING THE SCHOOL OF TRAVEL INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO DEVELOP ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE TOURISM-RELATED CAPABILITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ECONOMIC RESEARCH ORGANIZATION DATA PORTAL.

 

REFER TO TOURISM

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1234

H.C.R. No. 273

 

REQUESTING THE SCHOOL OF TRAVEL INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO DEVELOP ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE TOURISM-RELATED CAPABILITIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ECONOMIC RESEARCH ORGANIZATION DATA PORTAL.

 

REFER TO TOURISM

 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1235

H.R. No. 60, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI選 AND THE ISLANDS OF OCEANIA.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1236

H.C.R. No. 67, H.D. 1

 

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI選 AND THE ISLANDS OF OCEANIA.

 

AS AMENDED, REFER TO FINANCE

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1237

H.R. No. 30

 

RECOGNIZING THE CULTURAL, EDUCATIONAL, ACADEMIC, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII AND THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY.

 

FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1238

H.C.R. No. 37

 

RECOGNIZING THE CULTURAL, EDUCATIONAL, ACADEMIC, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII AND THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY.

 

FOR ADOPTION


 

 

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1239

H.R. No. 13, H.D. 1

 

URGING CONGRESS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TO HOST MORE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES IN HAWAI選.

 

AS AMENDED, FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1240

H.C.R. No. 12, H.D. 1

 

URGING CONGRESS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TO HOST MORE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES IN HAWAI選.

 

AS AMENDED, FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1241

H.R. No. 12, H.D. 1

 

URGING THE GOVERNOR OF HAWAI選 TO INVITE ALL ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION COUNTRIES TO ESTABLISH HONORARY CONSULS IN HAWAI選 BEFORE THE 2011 ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT.

 

AS AMENDED, FOR ADOPTION

 

 

Stand. Comm. Rep. No. 1242

H.C.R. No. 11, H.D. 1

 

URGING THE GOVERNOR OF HAWAI選 TO INVITE ALL ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION COUNTRIES TO ESTABLISH HONORARY CONSULS IN HAWAI選 BEFORE THE 2011 ASIA-PACIFIC ECONOMIC COOPERATION SUMMIT.

 

AS AMENDED, FOR ADOPTION

 

 

 

 


 

6. Announcements

 

Committee Referral Sheet No. 49

 

House will be in recess on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

 

House will convene at 12:00 noon on Thursday, March 31, 2011.

 

Floor Presentations for Thursday, March 31, 2011:

 

 

HONORING MAUI'S PANIOLO LIVING TREASURES: CHARLES A. KAHALEAUKI SR., CHARLES "CHUNGA" A. KAHALEAUKI JR., FRANCIS NAPUA PO'OUAHI, AND CARL "SOOT" H. BREDHOFF JR., OF KAUPO RANCH; AND MERTON G. KEKIWI SR., OF ULUPALAKUA RANCH.

 

 

COMMENDING CBS, AND THE PRODUCERS, CAST AND CREW OF HAWAII FIVE-0 FOR AN EXCELLENT AND SUCCESSFUL FIRST SEASON.