STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2271
RE: S.C.R. No. 184
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 S.C.R. No. 184, S.D. 1, entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, STATE OF HAWAII, AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE MATTERS RELATED TO THE ALA WAI WATERSHED,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to request that the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the State, and the City and County of Honolulu convene a working group to address community concerns about the Ala Wai Watershed and the Ala Wai Canal Flood Risk Management Project.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Sierra Club of Hawai‘i and many individuals. Your Committee received testimony with comments on this measure from two individuals.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Amending the composition of the working group; and
(2) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments.
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 S.C.R. No. 184, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Finance in the form attached hereto as S.C.R. No. 184, S.D. 1, H.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair