HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

Rep. Richard P. Creagan, Chair

Rep. Lynn DeCoite, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Kaniela Ing

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

 

 

AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

TIME:

9:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

This agenda has been amended for cosmetic reasons, to remove the duplicate entry of HR136.

HCR208/HR136 is still scheduled to be heard.

 

 

HCR 83 / HR 45 /

Status / Status

URGING THE FARM TO SCHOOL COORDINATOR TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A TWO-YEAR SCHOOL MENTORSHIP PILOT PROGRAM.

 

 

AGR, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

HR 91

Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATEWIDE MANGO TREE-PLANTING MOVEMENT CALLED "MANGO MANIA".

 

 

AGR, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

HR 136

Status

URGING HAWAII FACILITIES THAT HOLD CAPTIVE CETACEANS FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES TO DISCONTINUE BREEDING AND TO PHASE OUT CAPTIVITY.

 

 

AGR, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

HCR 137 / HR 86 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE'S HIRING PROCESS.

 

 

AGR, LAB

 

 

 

HCR 139

Status

REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO INTEGRATE HAWAII'S INDIGENOUS FOOD SYSTEMS AND TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN FARMING PRACTICES INTO THE STATE'S GOAL OF DOUBLING FOOD PRODUCTION BY 2020.

 

 

AGR, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

HCR 208 / HR 136 /

Status / Status

URGING HAWAII FACILITIES THAT HOLD CAPTIVE CETACEANS FOR ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES TO DISCONTINUE BREEDING AND TO PHASE OUT CAPTIVITY.

 

 

AGR, JUD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

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Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Chair