STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1143
RE: H.B. No. 558
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 558, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to save lives and prevent injury at Kua Bay in Kekaha Kai State Park by appropriating funds to employ lifeguards and purchase necessary equipment.
The Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, Mayor of the County of Hawai‘i, Councilmembers representing Districts 7 and 8 of the Hawai‘i County Council, Hawaii County Fire Commission, Hawai‘i State Association of Counties, Kohala Coast Resort Association, and O‘ahu County Committee on Legislative Priorities of the Democratic Party of Hawai‘i submitted testimony in support of this measure. The Department of Land and Natural Resources provided comments.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 558, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair