STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1341-18


Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2018


RE: S.B. No. 2051

S.D. 1

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 Education, to which was referred S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:

The purpose of this measure is to authorize public schools and their support programs to engage in commercial enterprises related to education. Specifically, this measure:

(1) Authorizes individual Department of Education (DOE) schools or any career pathway, academy, or program operated within those schools to engage in commercial enterprises related to the primary educational purposes of that school, career pathway, academy, or program, including the sale of goods produced by that school, career pathway, academy, or program; and

(2) Authorizes the DOE to adopt rules, pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, regarding the commercial enterprises.

The DOE, Waianae High School, Roosevelt High School, Waipahu High School, Oahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawaii, and a few concerned individuals supported this measure.


Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to July 1, 2050.


As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Education that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 2051, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.



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