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:

Friday, February 3, 2017

TIME:

9:30 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1120

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL SHORELINE ENCROACHMENT EASEMENTS.

Provides the Board of Land and Natural Resources discretion to grant easements for less than fair market value for structures that were authorized by a governmental authority and located landward of the shoreline within the record boundary of the property at the time of construction, but are now located seaward of the valid certified shoreline on public land.

 

OMH, JUD, FIN

HB 1542

Status

RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN HIGHER EDUCATION.

Establishes an undergraduate health sciences academy at the University of Hawaii to increase recruitment and retention of Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, and first generation college students. Makes an appropriation.

 

OMH, HED, FIN

HB 1094

Status

RELATING TO PERSONAL PRIVACY.

Specifies certain content of Department of Hawaiian Home Lands homestead applicant and lessee files are not required to be disclosed.

 

OMH, JUD

HB 1095

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION.

Amends the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act to reduce the number of commissioners that are residents of the city and county of Honolulu and adds a commissioner from the island of Lanai.

 

OMH, JUD

HB 65

Status

RELATING TO THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE BOWL-O-DROME PROPERTY.

Authorizes general obligation bonds and appropriates funds to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands for the redevelopment of the Bowl-O-Drome property, located at 820 Isenberg Street, with the assistance of the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

 

OMH, FIN

HB 1457

Status

RELATING TO AQUATIC LIFE.

Requires the Division of Aquatic Resources to promote education about nearshore reef wildlife and to develop a comprehensive plan, programs, and policies for its sustainable management.

 

OMH, FIN

The following bill(s) is for decision-making purposes only to insert substantive provisions into the short form bill. A public hearing will be scheduled at a later date, at which time testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 118

Status

RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.

Short form bill relating to Hawaiian affairs.

 

OMH

 

 

 

 

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.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 2 copies (including an original) to Room 311 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8464 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 10MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-8525 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

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Rep. Kaniela Ing

Chair