STAND. COM. REP. NO. 3508
RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 648
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2020
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 648, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:
Board of Registration of the Islands of Kauai and Niihau
G.M. No. 648
for a term to expire 06-30-2023,
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee reviewed the personal history, resume, and statement submitted by Daniel Freund for service on the Board of Registration of the Islands of Kauai and Niihau.
Your Committee did not receive any testimony regarding the nomination for the appointment of Daniel Freund.
Your Committee finds that Mr. Freund's background and dedication to serving the public qualify him to be appointed to the Board of Registration of the Islands of Kauai and Niihau. Your Committee notes that Mr. Freund is a retired attorney with more than twenty-five years' experience, including bankruptcy law, mediation, litigation, and appeals. He currently develops and maintains the Wiki Law Database, serves as Webmaster for the Kauai Economic Opportunity, and serves as the Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Kawaihau Sports Villa Association of Apartment Owners. Your Committee finds that Mr. Freund has a thorough understanding of the role and responsibilities of board members and his extensive experience in fact-finding and the application of law will continue to enhance the effectiveness of the Board of Registration of the Islands of Kauai and Niihau. Your Committee therefore recommends that Mr. Freund be appointed to the Board of Registration of the Islands of Kauai and Niihau based on his knowledge, background, and dedication to public service.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, experience, and qualifications of the nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and consent to the nomination.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary,
KARL RHOADS, Chair