STAND. COM. REP. NO. 278

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2017

 

RE: H.B. No. 14

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2017

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 14 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to improve safety at Kua Bay on the island of Hawaii by appropriating funds for the employment of lifeguards and for life-saving equipment.

 

The Department of Land and Natural Resources, the Council Member representing District 8 of the Hawaii County Council, Hoomana Pono, LLC., Kohala Coast Resort Association, and three individuals testified in support of this measure.

 

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 H.B. No. 14 and recommends that it pass Second Reading 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