STAND. COM. REP. NO. 49

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2017

 

RE: H.B. No. 1270

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2017

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Agriculture, to which was referred H.B. No. 1270 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LAND ACQUISITION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Board of Land and Natural Resources to enter into negotiations to acquire the property identified as Tax Map Key: (3) 6-8-001:030 Kamuela, Hawaii and appropriate funds out of the Land Conservation Fund to fund the acquisiton.

 

The Department of Agriculture and Department of Land and Natural Resources supported the intent of this measure. Hoomana Pono, LLC opposed this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Agriculture that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1270 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Water & Land.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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RICHARD P. CREAGAN, Chair