STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1895-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018

 

RE: S.B. No. 2204

S.D. 1

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 2204, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE HAWAII STATE CAPITOL,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to encourage public understanding of the history and purpose of the Hawaii State Capitol, the historic building, and its role in Hawaii's history, and promote appreciation for the heritage and character of Hawaii by:

 

(1) Appropriating moneys to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to fund celebrations for the fiftieth anniversary of the Hawaii State Capitol; and

 

(2) Requiring a portion of the funds to be used to establish a kiosk or shop on the grounds of the Hawaii State Capitol to disseminate information and other materials and items, for free and for sale, regarding the Hawaii State Capitol and its history to visitors to the State Capitol, including tourists.

 

The State Foundation on Culture and the Arts and Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii supported this measure. The Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty Studies provided comments.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2204, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair