STAND. COM. REP. NO.  1883

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2021

 

RE:   S.C.R. No. 25

      S.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 Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred S.C.R. No. 25, S.D. 1, entitled:

 

"SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ALLOW FAITH PODS BASED ON KAPU ALOHA TO BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN EACH CORRECTIONAL CENTER,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

     The purpose of this measure is to request the Department of Public Safety to allow faith pods based on kapu aloha to be established within each correctional center.

 

     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Public Safety, Malu Aina, Ohana Hoopakele, and five individuals.  

 

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee concurs with the intent and purpose of S.C.R. No. 25, S.D. 1, and recommends its adoption.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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MARK M. NAKASHIMA, Chair