STAND. COM. REP. NO.  997

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2015

 

RE:   H.C.R. No. 198

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2015

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Economic Development & Business, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 198 entitled:

 

"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO PRIORITIZE THE DEVELOPMENT OF KAPOLEI INTO A JOB CENTER IN SUPPORT OF THE STATE AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU'S POLICIES TO DEVELOP KAPOLEI INTO OAHU'S "SECONDARY URBAN CENTER","

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to request the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism to work towards developing Kapolei as Oahu's second city by prioritizing the development of Kapolei in the areas of jobs, housing, emerging industries, and education.

 

     The Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism, Office of Planning, and a number of individuals submitted testimony in support of the measure.  

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Economic Development & Business that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 198 and recommends that it be referred to the Committee on Water & Land.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Economic Development & Business,

 

 

 

 

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DEREK S.K. KAWAKAMI, Chair