STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1710-18
RE: H.R. No. 58
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Health & Human Services, to which was referred H.R. No. 58 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE CUMULATIVE HEALTH EFFECTS OF PERSISTENT URBAN NOISE IN HONOLULU,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to improve the quality of life of Honolulu's urban dwellers and create a more sustainable, livable urban environment by requesting the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to conduct a study on the cumulative health effects of persistent urban noise in Honolulu, including the extent of urban noise, its effect on quality of life, and possible solutions utilized by other urban environments that may be effective in Honolulu.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Health & Human Services that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 58 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Health & Human Services,
JOHN M. MIZUNO, Chair