HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2018

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Ryan I. Yamane, Chair

Rep. Chris Todd, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Angus L.K. McKelvey

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

COMMITTEE ON OCEAN, MARINE RESOURCES, & HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Rep. Kaniela Ing, Chair

Rep. Lynn DeCoite, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Richard P. Creagan

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Cedric Asuega Gates

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

TIME:

9:15 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1985

Status

RELATING TO LAND USE.

Requires the Department of Land and Natural Resources to provide an annual report to the Legislature with information regarding the value and status of public lands under chapter 173A, HRS.

 

WAL/OMH, JUD, FIN

HB 1988

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Directs the Department of Land and Natural Resources to lease fast lands and submerged lands at the Ala Wai boat harbor for office space, parking, commercial use, hotel use, training facilities, vessel use, and deep seawater air-conditioning plants.

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

HB 2098

Status

RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.

Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to transfer to the Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission the Board's duties to operate, administer, manage, and maintain the Kihei Small Boat Harbor. Authorizes the Kahoolawe island reserve commission to undertake those duties.

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

HB 2653

Status

RELATING TO SPECIAL SHORELINE ENCROACHMENT EASEMENTS.

Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to provide qualified coastal landowners, who have privately owned structures situated on previously private land that has become submerged public land due to erosion and sea level rise, with short duration term easements at values determined by the board to enable these landowners to consider alternatives to ultimately relocate these private structures landward of the sea level rise exposure area. Applies retroactively to 07/01/2012.

 

WAL/OMH, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

     Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

     The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

     The date and time of the hearing; and

     Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 6 copies (including an original) to Room 425 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-8484 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through the website); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If during the course of the hearing it appears that there will not be sufficient time to allow everyone to be heard, the chairperson reserves the right to limit the remaining testifiers to three-minutes.  This three-minute policy will be enforced to ensure fairness and adequate consideration to all bills.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6150 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Kaniela Ing

Chair

 

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Rep. Ryan I. Yamane

Chair