THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE
REGULAR SESSION OF 2015
Senator Jill N. Tokuda, Chair
Senator Ronald D. Kouchi, Vice Chair
Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair
Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair
NOTICE OF INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING
Friday, March 20, 2015
415 South Beretania Street
A G E N D A
The Senate Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on Finance will conduct a joint informational briefing on Chapter 42F, Hawaii Revised Statutes, grant applications.
Applicants are not required to attend the joint briefing. All applications will be considered regardless of whether applicants attend the briefing. Due to the volume of applications received, and to maximize efficiency, the following rules will be applied during the informational briefing:
1. Only one (1) representative per applicant will be called, regardless of the number of applications submitted by any applicant, to provide information and answer questions;
2. Each representative will be allowed no more than three (3) minutes to provide information; and
3. Neighbor Island will be heard in alphabetical order first, followed by Oahu applicants in alphabetical order.
Please be advised that, if necessary, the Joint Committee will recess in order for the members to attend their respective floor sessions.
The following grant-in-aid applicants are listed in alphabetical order and divided by Neighbor Island based applicants and Oahu based applicants. http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2015/2015GIA-Apps/
Neighbor Island Applicants
ACCESS Capabilities, Inc.
‘Aha Punana Leo
Best Buddies Hawaii, LLC
Big Island Substance Abuse Council
Big Island Wellness Solutions
Boys & Girls Club of the Big Island
Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui, Inc.
Friends of Kona Pacific Public Charter School
Friends of NELHA
Friends of the Future
Friends of the Volcano School of Arts & Sciences
Hamakua Health Center, Inc.
Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council
Hawai‘i Forest Institute
Hawaii Island Community Development Corporation
Hawaii Island Humane Society
Hawaii Oil Seed Producers LLC
Hawaii Sober Living & Recovery Center
Hawaii Soccer Federation
Hawaii State Rural Health Association
Hawaii Wildlife Center
Hawaiian Islands Land Trust
Heritage Hall, Inc.
Hilo Hamakua Community Development Corporation (HHCDC)
Ho‘oulu Lahui Inc.
HOPE Services Hawaii, Inc.
Hospice of Hilo
Hui Kauhale, Inc.
Hui Malama Learning Center
Hui Malama Ola Na ‘Oiwi
Hui O Wa‘a Kaulua
Hui Pono Holoholona
Innovations Public Charter School Foundation
International Lunar Observatory Association
J. Walter Cameron Center, Inc.
Kahilu Theatre Foundation
Kahua Pa‘a Mua, Inc.
Kailapa Community Association
Kalamaula Homesteaders Association
Kama‘aha Education Initiative, Inc.
Kanu I Ka Pono, Inc.
Kaua‘i Economic Development Board
Kauai Economic Opportunity, Incorporated
Kauai Food Bank, Inc.
Kauai Planning & Action Alliance, Inc.
Kona Association for Retarded Citizens
Kona Historical Society
Lokahi Treatment Centers
Lyman House Memorial Museum
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc.
Maui Preparatory Academy
Maui Youth and Family Services, Inc.
North Kohala Community Resource Center
Pacific Tsunami Museum
Pana‘ewa Community Alliance
Rainbow Friends Animal Sanctuary
Royal Order of Kamehameha I, Mamalahoa
South Maui Learning Ohana, Inc.
Supporting the Language of Kaua‘i, Inc.
The Exploration Foundation
Adult Friends for Youth
After-School All-Stars Hawaii
Aloha Independent Living Hawaii
Beach Environmental Awareness Campaign Hawai‘i
Blueprint for Change
Boy Scouts of America, Aloha Council
Boys & Girls Club of Hawaii
Catholic Charities Hawaii
Celtic Pipes of Hawaii
Center for Tomorrow's Leaders
Central Oahu Youth Services Association, Inc. (COYSA)
Child and Family Service
Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii
Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Hawaii
Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement
Department of Hawaii, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
Diamond Head Theatre
Domestic Violence Action Center
Dr. Angel Yanagihara, Cnidaria Research Lab, University of Hawaii
Easter Seals Hawaii
Epilepsy Foundation of Hawaii, Inc.
Ethnic Education Foundation of Hawaii
Family Hui Hawaii
Family Nurturing Centers Inc.
Family Programs Hawaii
Family Promise of Hawaii
Fish Reef Project Hawaii
Friends of Falls of Clyde
Friends of the Children's Justice Center of Oahu
Good Beginnings Alliance
Goodwill Industries of Hawaii, Inc.
Gregory House Programs
Guide Dogs of Hawaii
Hale Kipa, Inc.
Hawaii Academy of Performing Arts
Hawaii Academy of Science
Hawaii Agricultural Foundation
Hawai‘i Alliance for Arts Education
Hawaii Alliance for Community-Based Economic Development
Hawai‘i Asia Pacific Institute
Hawaii Community Development Board (HCDB)
Hawai‘i Council for the Humanities
Hawaii Ecotourism Association
Hawaii Family Law Clinic
Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation
Hawaii Habitat for Humanity Association, Inc.
Hawaii Health Information Exchange
Hawaii HomeOwnership Center
Hawaii Hospital Education and Research Foundation (HHERF)
Hawaii Human Development Corporation
Hawaii Institute for Public Affairs (HIPA)
Hawaii International Film Festival
Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce
Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
Hawaii Literacy, Inc.
Hawaii Meth Project
Hawaii Nature Center, Inc.
Hawaii Performing Arts Company
Hawaii Pops Orchestra
Hawaii Public Charter Schools Network
Hawaii Public Health Association
Hawaii Public Television Foundation
Hawaii Science and Technology Education, LLC.
Hawaii State Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Hawai‘i Symphony Orchestra
Hawaii United Okinawa Association
Hawaii Youth Symphony Association
Hawaiian Community Assets, Inc
Hawaiian Humane Society
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii
Helping Hands Hawaii
Hina‘ea: A Place for Healing
Ho‘i Ho‘i Ea
Holomua Na Ohana
Honolulu Academy of Arts
Honolulu Community Action Program, Inc.
Honolulu Council of the Navy League
Ho‘ola Na Pua, Inc.
Ho‘omaka Hou Learning Center
Ho‘omau Ke Ola
HUGS for Hawaii's Seriously Ill Children & Their Families
James Kent Associates
Kamalapua O Koolau
Kapolei Community Development Corporation (KCDC)
Kawananakoa Band Booster Club
Ko‘olauloa Community Health and Wellness Center, Inc.
Kokua Kalihi Valley (Comprehensive Family Services)
Kuakini Medical Center
Kualoa-Heeia Ecumenical Youth Project
Legal Aid Society of Hawaii
Leilehua Alumni and Community Association
Living Life Source Foundation
Makana O Ke Akua, Inc
Making Dreams Come True, Valley of Rainbows, Inc.
Manaceutical Labs L.L.C.
Mental Health Association of Hawaii
Moanalua Gardens Foundation
Moiliili Community Center
Moncado Foundation of America
Na Kama Kai
Nahoku ‘Ala Inc
Nanakuli Housing Corporation
National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii
Newman Consulting Services, LLC
Nisei Veterans Legacy Center
Oahu Resource Conservation and Development Council
Oahu Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Oahu SPCA)
Oahu Veterans Council
‘Ohana and Friends of West O‘ahu
‘Ōiwi Television Network, Inc.
Ola Ka ‘Ilima Arts Center LLC
ORI (Opportunities and Resources Inc.)
Pacific Alliance to Stop Slavery
Pacific American Foundation Hawaii, Inc.
Pacific and Asian Affairs Council
Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor
Pacific Business Services, Inc.
Pacific Gateway Center
Parents And Children Together
Partners in Development Foundation
PATCH - People Attentive to Children
Polynesian Voyaging Society
Project Vision Hawaii
Read Aloud America
Read To Me International Foundation
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific
Roman Catholic Church in the State of Hawaii
St. Francis Healthcare Foundation of Hawaii
Surfing the Nations
Susannah Wesley Community Center
The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
The Children's Alliance of Hawai'i
The Estria Foundation
The Filipino Community Center
The Friends of the Iolani Palace
The Wahiawa Center for Community Health
Touch a Heart, Inc.
Transitional Coaching and Development Institute, Inc.
Uhane Pohaku Na Moku O Hawaii, Inc.
University Clinical, Education, and Research Associates (UCERA)/ Department of Psychiatry
Volunteer Legal Services Hawaii
Wahiawa Community Based Development Organization
Wahiawa General Hospital
Waianae District Comprehensive Health and Hospital Board, Incorporated
Waianae Economic Development Council
Waianae Protestant Church
Waikiki Community Center, Inc.
Waimanalo Health Center
Waimanalo Market Co-op
Winners at Work, Inc.
Young Men's Christian Association of Honolulu
Young Women's Christian Association of Oahu
FOR AMENDED NOTICES: Measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored. If a measure is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.
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Rep. Sylvia Luke
Senator Jill N. Tokuda