STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1860
RE: H.R. No. 138
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.R. No. 138 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO BUILD ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR LESSEES,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to urge the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to fulfill its responsibility to provide residential homestead leases by providing alternative housing options for eligible beneficiaries, including options that do not require a beneficiary to qualify for a mortgage.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Ho‘omanopono Political Action Committee. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 138 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair