STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1289

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.C.R. No. 140

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 140 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A LONG-TERM, RISK-BASED STRATEGY AND IMPLEMENTATION PLAN TO MITIGATE THE POTENTIAL HARM FROM COASTAL HAZARDS IN URBAN HONOLULU,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to request the Hawaii Coastal Zone Management Program, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, and Department of Emergency Management of the City and County of Honolulu to establish a long-term, risk-based strategy and implementation plan to mitigate the potential harm from coastal hazards in urban Honolulu.

 

     The Office of Planning supported the intent of the measure.

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 140 and recommends that it be referred to the Committees on Water & Land and Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection,

 

 

 

 

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CHRIS LEE, Chair