HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

He waiwai nui ka lōkahi.

"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

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Friday, February 08, 2013

TIME:

10:00 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 DELETED from the agenda: HB 938

The following measure(s) has been ADDED to the agenda: HB 930

 

HB 1412

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Requires DLNR to accommodate mooring of native Hawaiian canoes owned by nonprofit entities and used for educational purposes in small boat harbors, as practicable.

 

OMH/WAL

HB 662

Status

RELATING TO KANAKA MAOLI FISHPONDS.

Provides Department of Land and Natural Resources lease preferences for the reconstruction, restoration, repair, or use of kanaka maoli fishponds.  Defines "kanaka maoli fishponds" as "Hawaiian fishponds."  Effective July 1, 2013.

 

OMH/WAL

HB 1441

Status

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.

Creates a museum of music, dance, and cultural arts design committee. Authorizes the committee to invite developers to prepare plans, specifications, and designs for a new museum, and to review for approval the proposed museum development plans submitted by developers. Makes an appropriation for design of the museum.

 

OMH, FIN

HB 638, HD1

(HSCR81)

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Repeals eligibility for ERS, EUTF, and cafeteria plan benefits for officers and employees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs who are paid in whole or in part by funds derived from the public land trust described in section 10-3, HRS. States that all employees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs shall be subject to the Uniform Information Practices Act (Modified). Effective January 1, 2113. (HB638 HD1)

 

LAB, OMH, FIN

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 930

(HSCR74)

Status

RELATING TO VESSELS.

Clarifies that all costs and expenses associated with the impoundment and disposal of an unauthorized vessel by the Department of Land and Natural Resources shall be borne by the vessel owner and clarifies circumstances when no vessel registration shall be renewed or transferred.

 

TRN, OMH, FIN

 

 

 

 

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.

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair

 

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Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Chair