STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1596-18

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2018

 

RE:   H.R. No. 133

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

     Your Committee on Water & Land, to which was referred H.R. No. 133 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE PURCHASE, PRESERVATION, AND RESTORATION OF AGRICULTURAL AND CONSERVATION LANDS IN MAUNAWILI VALLEY, O‘AHU, AND URGING VARIOUS FEDERAL, STATE, AND COUNTY ENTITIES TO ACQUIRE AND PROTECT IMPORTANT ANCIENT AND HISTORIC SITES AND TRAILS AND WATERS IN MAUNAWILI VALLEY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to express the House of Representative's support for the purchase, preservation, and restoration of agricultural and conservation lands in Maunawili Valley, Oahu, and the protection and preservation of important ancient and historic sites and trails and waters in Maunawili.

 

     The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Planning, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Ho‘omanapono Political Action Committee, Environmental Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i, Aukahi, Hui Kawainui-Kailua Ka Wai Ola, Kailua Hawaiian Civic Club, Hui Maunawili-Kawainui, Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Halau Mohala ‘Ilima, The Trust for Public Land, ‘Ahahui Malama I ka Lokahi, Hika‘alani, and many individuals supported this measure.  The Department of Agriculture and Kailua Neighborhood Board provided comments.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water & Land that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 133 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water & Land,

 

 

 

 

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RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair