STAND. COM. REP. NO.  636-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2018


RE:   H.B. No. 583

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Economic Development & Business, to which was referred H.B. No. 583, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to assist the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation to continue its mission of developing Hawaii's high technology business sector by appropriating funds for the operational and administrative costs of the Corporation and its various programs.


     The Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, Kauai Film Commissioner and Small Business Coordinator of the Office of Economic Development/Creative Industries Division of the County of Kauai, Kuehnle AgroSystems Inc., DevLeague Inc., Hawaii Evolutionary Development, LLC, Hawaii Food Industry Association, Hyperspective, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, Blue Startups, 3D Innovations, Spectrum Photonics, Nalu Scientific, LLC, and a concerned individual testified in support of this measure.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Economic Development & Business that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 583, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.



Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Economic Development & Business,