STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1369


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2021


RE:   S.B. No. 651

      S.D. 1

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Transportation, to which was referred S.B. No. 651, S.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to rename the Kahului Airport Access Road on the island of Maui to the Mayor Elmer F. Cravalho Way.


     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one member of the Maui County Council and five individuals.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Transportation.


     Your Committee finds that Mayor Elmer Cravalho is known as an iconic figure throughout the County of Maui and around the State for his work in creating a robust economy in tourism and high technology.  Mayor Cravalho held various leadership positions in the public and private sectors within the County of Maui and State of Hawaii, having served as the first Speaker of the House of Representatives from 1959 to 1967 and then the first Mayor of Maui until July 24, 1979.  Your Committee believes that naming the Kahului Airport Access Road after Mayor Cravalho is an appropriate way to recognize the legacy of Mayor Cravalho in the County of Maui.


     Your Committee has amended this measure by changing the effective date to July 1, 2021.


     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Transportation that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 651, S.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as S.B. No. 651, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs.



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