STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1831-18
RE: H.C.R. No. 160
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 160 entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE USAGE OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE WHEN REFERRING TO THE NAMES OF PLACES AND GEOGRAPHICAL FEATURES IN HAWAI‘I,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The Department of Education, Office of Planning State of Hawaii, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaii Tourism Authority, Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu, and the Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii testified in support of this measure. The Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty testified in opposition to this measure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 160 and recommends its adoption.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
SCOTT Y. NISHIMOTO, Chair