STAND. COM. REP. NO.  2085


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2019


RE:   S.B. No. 381

      S.D. 2

      H.D. 1





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 S.B. No. 381, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to require the Office of Planning, in consultation with the Land Use Commission, Real Estate Commission, and City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting, to study the land subdivision and condominium property regime laws as those laws relate to agricultural land on Oahu, including how the laws interact with City and County of Honolulu zoning ordinances, to:


(1)  Determine any potential ambiguities, omissions, or other deficiencies through which a landowner might develop land contrary to the legislative intent of those laws; and


(2)  Propose legislation to remedy any deficiencies.


     The Office of Planning, Land Use Research Foundation of Hawaii, and City and County of Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting provided comments on this measure.


     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 S.B. No. 381, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.


Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,