STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1655-12
RE: S.B. No. 2678
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Sixth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2012
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2678, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HONOULIULI,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Requiring the Department of Land and Natural Resources to establish a Honouliuli park site project advisory group to develop recommendations to leverage county, state, federal, and private funding for an educational resource center at the Honouliuli site; and
(2) Appropriating funds for the Honouliuli park site project advisory group.
The Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Hawaii Confinement Sites Committee of the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii, Hawaii Civil Rights Commission, Japanese American Citizens League-Honolulu Chapter, and a concerned individual supported the measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources offered comments on the measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Specifying the composition of the advisory group and requiring the advisory group to elect a chairperson from among its members; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2678, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2678, S.D. 2, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
MARCUS R. OSHIRO, Chair