STAND. COM. REP. NO. 716

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 834

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 834, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO A BLACK CINDER CONE QUARRY SITE SURVEY,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to require the Department of Land and Natural Resources, in collaboration with the County of Hawaii, to conduct site surveys to identify the most suitable locations for black cinder cone quarries on the island of Hawaii.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the University of Hawaii System, County of Hawaii, Hawaii Floriculture and Nursery Association, Orchid Growers of Hawaii, Hawaii Tropical Flower Council, Hawaii Export Nursery Association, and one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources.

 

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 H.B. No. 834, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair