HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

Ua Mau ke Ea o ka Āina I ka Pono

 

COMMITTEE ON OCEAN, MARINE RESOURCES, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Kaniela Ing, Chair

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Lynn DeCoite

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Matthew S. LoPresti

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 84

Status

RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE.

Authorizes the Department of the Attorney General to administer a statewide program for management of data related to the overrepresentation of Native Hawaiians in the criminal justice system. Establishes positions. Makes appropriation.

 

OMH, JUD, FIN

HB 451

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.

Reduces the minimum Hawaiian blood quantum requirement of certain successors to lessees of Hawaiian home lands from one-quarter to one thirty-second.

 

OMH, JUD, FIN

HB 908

Status

RELATING TO THE RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL FOR THE DISPOSITION OF REMNANTS.

Provides the office of Hawaiian affairs with the right of first refusal for any disposition of public lands classified as remnants.

 

OMH, WAL, FIN

HB 910

Status

RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN EDUCATION.

Appropriates funds for the Office of Hawaiian Education of the Department of Education.

 

OMH, EDN, FIN

HB 950

Status

RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.

Establishes the Hawaiian language university college as an autonomous entity within the University of Hawaii system to be located at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Implements an indigenous university college model by transferring the University of Hawaii at Hilo Hawaiian language college's rights, duties, powers, and functions to the Hawaiian language university college. Mandates the Hawaiian language university college and University of Hawaii at Hilo to enter into a memorandum of agreement by the end of the 2017-2018 academic year to establish shared operations and administration.

 

OMH, HED, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

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

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

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Rep. Kaniela Ing

Chair