THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2013

 

COMMITTEE ON VETERANS, MILITARY, & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, & CULTURE AND THE ARTS

Rep. K. Mark Takai, Chair

Rep. Ken Ito, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Tom Brower

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Isaac W. Choy

Rep. Clift Tsuji

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY, INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND MILITARY AFFAIRS

Senator Will Espero, Chair

Senator Rosalyn H. Baker, Vice Chair

 

Sen. Brickwood Galuteria

Sen. Sam Slom

Sen. Josh Green

 

 

NOTICE OF JOINT INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

The purpose of this informational briefing is to discuss the Economic Impact of the Armed Forces in Hawaii and the budgetary concerns impacted by the federal the fiscal cliff.

 

Charles Ota from the Military Affairs Council of the Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii has been invited to speak on the Impact of the United States National Security Strategy on Hawaii and Its Economy, to include:

(1) Hawaii Historically A Strategic Forward Operating Base;

(2) Impacts of Defense Presence Economic and Social; and

(3) Challenges Ahead

  Legislative and Community

  United States Defense Budgetary Woes

  Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and Force Realignments

 

The following individuals, or their representatives, have been invited to participate :

Admiral Samuel Locklear, United States Pacific Command

Admiral Cecil Haney, United States Pacific Fleet

Lieutenant General Terry Robling, United States Marine Forces Pacific

Lieutenant General Francis Wiercinski, United States Army Pacific

General Herbert Carlisle, United States Pacific Air Forces

Rear Admiral Charles Ray, United States Coast Guard, District Fourteenth

Major General Darryll Wong, Hawaii State Department of Defense

 

The Committees will also discuss the impact of sequestration with the following invited defense contractors, or their representative, who will be affected by the series of major budget cuts:

Alan Hayashi, BAE

Bill Ryzewic, BAE Shipyard

Ben Nakaoka, Navatek

 

No public testimony will be accepted.

 

 

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 586-8455 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.

 

For further information, please call the Committee Clerk at 586-8455.

 

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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Senator Will Espero

Chair

 

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Rep. K. Mark Takai

Chair