STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3051
RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 510
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 510, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:
State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission
G.M. No. 510
for a term to expire 06-30-2021,
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee has reviewed the personal history, resume, and statement submitted by Ronald Michioka for service on the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission.
Your Committee received testimony in support of the nomination for the reappointment of Ronald Michioka from the Department of Accounting and General Services and State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.
Upon review of the testimony, your Committee finds that Mr. Michioka's expertise and considerable experience qualify him to be nominated for reappointment to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission. Your Committee notes that Mr. Michioka currently serves as a member of the Commission, and previously worked for the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts as a cataloguer and curator. In addition, Mr. Michioka has earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in sculpture and painting from the University of Hawaii Manoa, where he was a candidate for a Masters of Fine Arts in sculpture. Section 9-2(b), Hawaii Revised Statutes, requires the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission to have members representing the various counties. Mr. Michioka currently serves on the Commission representing the City and County of Honolulu. Your Committee finds that Mr. Michioka's expertise and history of service will continue to be great assets to the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts Commission.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, experience, and qualifications of the nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and consent to the nomination.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
BRIAN T. TANIGUCHI, Chair