STAND. COM. REP. NO. 511
RE: H.B. No. 420
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committees on Tourism & International Affairs and Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 420 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HAWAIIAN CULTURE,"
beg leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to remove the statutory requirement that a Hawaiian center and museum of Hawaiian music and dance that is funded through Transient Accommodations Tax revenues be located at the Hawaii Convention Center.
The Hawaii Tourism Authority and O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i supported this measure. The Bishop Museum offered comments.
As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Tourism & International Affairs and Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs that are attached to this report, your Committees are in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 420 and recommend that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Tourism & International Affairs and Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair
RICHARD H.K. ONISHI, Chair