STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1180-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: S.B. No. 2972

S.D. 1

H.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred S.B. No. 2972, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO BEACH MANAGEMENT FOR THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to direct and provide funding to the Sea Grant College Program at the University of Hawaii to develop a comprehensive management plan for the northwest-facing coastline of Oahu's North Shore.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Design and Construction of the City and County of Honolulu, Malama Pupukea-Waimea, Save Sunset Beach Coalition, Hawaii Shore and Beach Preservation Association, Shoreline Science & Engineering, LLC, and several individuals. The Department of Land and Natural Resources, University of Hawaii Sea Grant College Program, and Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii submitted comments.

 

Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purpose of clarity and consistency.


As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2972, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2972, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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KANIELA ING, Chair