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, March 21, 2017

TIME:

10:00 am

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

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

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HCR 204/HR 132

 

 

SB 1150, SD2, HD1

(HSCR1144)

Status

RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.

Prohibits the use or application of sunscreen, sunblock, or cosmetic containing oxybenzone or other chemicals deemed harmful to coral reefs by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (Department) within a marine life conservation district unless the sunscreen, sunblock, or cosmetic is a prescription drug. Requires all commercial use permittees operating in marine life conservation districts to inform their customers that the use or application of sunscreen, sunblock, or cosmetic containing oxybenzone or other chemicals deemed harmful to coral reefs by the Department is prohibited in marine life conservation districts. Requires certain counties to prohibit the commercial sale of sunscreen, sunblock, or cosmetic containing oxybenzone or other chemicals deemed harmful to coral reefs by the Department in concessions that serve nature preserves and marine life conservation districts. Allowing the Department to propose rules prohibiting the use of sunscreen, sunblock, or cosmetic containing oxybenzone in any area as needed. (SB1150 HD1)

 

EEP, OMH, CPC

HCR 94

Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE OF HAWAIIAN LEADERS, LEGAL SCHOLARS, AND A BROAD REPRESENTATION OF MEMBERS OF THE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY TO REVIEW AND CONSIDER WHETHER ITS FIDUCIARY DUTY TO BETTER THE CONDITIONS OF HAWAIIANS AND MANAGE ITS RESOURCES TO MEET THE NEEDS OF HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES WOULD BE BETTER SERVED BY HAVING TRUSTEES APPOINTED RATHER THAN ELECTED.

 

 

OMH, JUD

HCR 98

Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO WORK WITH STAKEHOLDERS TO DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR BEST PRACTICES FOR THE OPERATION OF MARINE MAMMAL TOURS.

 

 

OMH, TOU

HCR 108

Status

AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A SIXTY-FIVE YEAR TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT FOR REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE OF THE EXISTING SEAWALL SEAWARD OF AND FRONTING TAX MAP KEY NUMBER: (2) 3-9-11:7; WAIOHULU-KEOKEA HOMESTEADS AND BEACH LOTS, WAIOHULU-KEOKEA (KIHEI), WAILUKU, MAUI, HAWAII.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 146

Status

REQUESTS THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE DECLARE 'AWA AS THE OFFICIAL BEVERAGE OF THE ALOHA STATE.

 

 

OMH, VMI

HCR 194 / HR 122 /

Status / Status

URGING THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO COLLABORATE TO CREATE A MECHANISM FOR GENERATING WATER CIRCULATION IN POKAI BAY ON LEEWARD OAHU.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 198 / HR 126 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE STAKEHOLDERS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN-CULTURE-BASED HOOPONOPONO SERVICES.

 

 

OMH, PBS

HCR 93 / HR 55 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR CERTAIN NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE-BASED ACTIVITIES.

 

 

OMH, HLT/CPC

HCR 206 / HR 134 /

Status / Status

ESTABLISHING THE PAPAHANAUMOKUAKEA MARINE NATIONAL MONUMENT PROGRAM.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 209 / HR 137 /

Status / Status

URGING SUPPORT FOR THE GOAL OF EFFECTIVELY MANAGING THIRTY PERCENT OF NEARSHORE WATERS BY 2030.

 

 

OMH, FIN

HCR 204 / HR 132 /

Status / Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT POLICIES PROHIBITING THE INSTALLATION OF SHORELINE HARDENING STRUCTURES UNLESS CERTAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET.

 

 

OMH, WAL, FIN

HR 93

Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REGARDING THE KULEANA HOMESTEAD PROGRAM.

 

 

OMH, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Kaniela Ing

Chair