HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

He waiwai nui ka lōkāhi.

"Unity is a precious possession"

 

COMMITTEE ON OCEAN, MARINE RESOURCES, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano, Chair

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cindy Evans

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Denny Coffman

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The following measures (s) were scheduled on February 1, 2013. Due to time constraints these measure(s) were deferred and are being heard on this agenda.

 

HB 1352

Status

RELATING TO WATER.

Exempts owners of kuleana lands from all state, county, and municipal taxation, fees, and charges of every kind for water usage in connection with the kuleana landowner's appurtenant water rights.

 

OMH/WAL, JUD, FIN

HB 1093

Status

RELATING TO DISCLOSURES.

Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs to submit annual reports detailing all contracts for services entered into.

 

OMH/WAL, FIN

HB 1424

Status

RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF RESOURCE VALUE LANDS.

Requires DLNR, in consultation with the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust and notwithstanding board approval, to engage in efforts to acquire the parcel of land located at Lipoa Point, identified as TMK 2-4-1-001-010-0000. Makes an appropriation.

 

OMH/WAL, FIN

HB 931

Status

RELATING TO SHORELINE VEGETATION.

Makes permanent the statutory changes enacted into law (Act 160, Session Laws of Hawaii 2010) by the 2010 Legislature, to require the removal of landowner's induced or cultivated vegetation that interferes or encroaches seaward of the shoreline.

 

OMH/WAL, JUD

HB 938

Status

RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.

Clarifies that any equipment, article, instrument, aircraft, vehicle, vessel, business record, or natural resource used or taken in violation of the rules applicable to the Kahoolawe Island Reserve may be seized and subject to forfeiture pursuant to section 199-7 and chapter 712A, Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

OMH/WAL, JUD

HB 1387

Status

RELATING TO ENDANGERED SPECIES.

Requires DLNR to supplement currently mandated end-of-year reports on endangered species with annual mid-year updates of population counts for endangered aquatic life and wildlife inhabiting state marine waters and coastal lands. Makes the updates available to the public.

 

OMH/WAL

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 316 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8494 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website after the hearing adjourns. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6530 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

Selected meetings are broadcast live. Check the current legislative broadcast schedule on the "Capitol TV" website at www.capitoltv.org or call 536-2100.

 

 

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair

 

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Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Chair