STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1768
RE: H.C.R. No. 96
Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi
President of the Senate
Thirty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2021
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Water and Land, to which was referred H.C.R. No. 96 entitled:
"HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FACILITY MAINTENANCE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, TO IMMEDIATELY AND REGULARLY CLEAN THE DRAINAGE CANALS AND STREAMS IN KANEOHE AND KAILUA AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDED CLEANING SCHEDULES FOR DRAINAGE CANALS AND STREAMS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose and intent of this measure is to urge the Department of Facility Maintenance of the City and County of Honolulu, in conjunction with the United States Army Corps of Engineers and Department of Environmental Services of the City and County of Honolulu, to:
(1) Immediately clean the drainage canals and streams in Kaneohe and Kailua; and
(2) Develop recommended cleaning schedules for drainage canals and streams and regularly clean the drainage canals and streams in Kaneohe and Kailua based on this schedule.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one individual.
Your Committee finds that keeping the streams and drainage systems clear of debris and sediments in the City and County of Honolulu is in the public interest.
Upon request of the introducer of this measure, your Committee has amended this measure by urging the City and County of Honolulu to also clean and regularly maintain the streams of Waimanalo.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Water and Land that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of H.C.R. No. 96, as amended herein, and recommends its adoption in the form attached hereto as H.C.R. No. 96, S.D. 1.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Water and Land,
LORRAINE R. INOUYE, Chair