HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2012

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER, LAND, & OCEAN RESOURCES

Rep. Jerry L. Chang, Chair

Rep. Sharon E. Har, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Rida T.R. Cabanilla

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Mele Carroll

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Gil Riviere

Rep. Robert N. Herkes

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Ken Ito

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, March 30, 2012

TIME:

11:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: SB2350 SD1 HD1

 

SB 2341, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1258-12)

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Repeals the prohibition on agricultural tourism activities in the absence of a bona fide farming operation. Repeals the prohibition on ordinances that allow overnight accommodations in agricultural districts. Authorizes agricultural tourism activities, including overnight accommodations of twenty-one days or less, for any one stay within a county with a population greater than two hundred and fifty thousand people, but less than five hundred thousand people; provided that the county has adopted ordinances regulating agricultural tourism. Effective July 1, 2112. (SB2341 HD1)

 

AGR/ERB, WLO

SB 2646, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1185-12)

Status

RELATING TO BUILDING PERMITS.

Exempts specified nonresidential agricultural and aquacultural buildings and structures, and their appurtenances, located on commercial farms and ranches located outside of the urban district from certain building permit requirements, under certain conditions. Effective January 20, 2020. (SB2646 HD1)

 

AGR, WLO

SB 2350, SD1, HD1

(HSCR1184-12)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.

Allows the building of ohana dwellings on lands within an agricultural district in any county with a population of 500,000 or less, under certain conditions. Effective January 20, 2020. (SB2350 HD1)

 

AGR, WLO

SB 2375, SD3, HD1

(HSCR1259-12)

Status

RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL-BASED COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS.

Defines agricultural-based commercial operations and authorizes agricultural-based commercial operations in agricultural districts. Includes agricultural-based commercial operations under the definition of "farming operation" in chapter 165, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Effective January 20, 2020. (SB2375 HD1)

 

AGR/ERB, WLO

HCR 61 / HR 41

Status / Status

IN SUPPORT OF DECLARING THE SERPENT'S HEAD COWRY SHELL AS THE HAWAII STATE SEA SHELL.

 

 

WLO

HCR 169

Status

URGING THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT COMMUNITY CONCERNS COUNCILS IN RURAL AREAS.

 

 

WLO

 

 

 

 

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: 4 copies (including an original) 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 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

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Rep. Jerry L. Chang

Chair