STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2270
RE: S.C.R. No. 205
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. 205 entitled:
"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to urge the State Board on Geographic Names to consult with community members who have direct traditional, cultural, and familial ties to the District of Puna to establish appropriate names for the Fissure 8 vent and other newly-created volcanic features resulting from the 2018 eruption of Kilauea Volcano and associated volcanic activity.
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. 205 and recommends that it be referred to your Committee on Judiciary.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water, Land, & Hawaiian Affairs,
RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair