STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1838
RE: H.R. No. 48
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. 48 entitled:
"HOUSE RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A STUDY FOR THE RESTORATION OF MAUNA LAHILAHI AND ITS BOTANICAL GARDEN,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request that the Department of Land and Natural Resources conduct a study, in partnership with the City and County of Honolulu, University of Hawaii – West Oahu, and appropriate nonprofit organizations, for the restoration of Mauna Lahilahi on the Leeward Coast of Oahu and its botanical garden.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from Ho‘omanapono Political Action Committee. Testimony in opposition to this measure was received from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.
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. 48 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