HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. David A. Tarnas, Chair

Rep. Patrick Pihana Branco, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Sonny Ganaden

Rep. Dee Morikawa

Rep. Bertrand Kobayashi

Rep. Takashi Ohno

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Bob McDermott

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Thursday, March 18, 2021

TIME:

8:30 a.m.

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VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE

Conference Room 430

State Capitol

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A G E N D A

 

SB 1166, SD2

(SSCR825)

Status

RELATING TO RENTALS FOR PUBLIC LAND LEASES.

Authorizes the board of land and natural resources to approve rental reductions or waivers for leases on public lands that require substantial demolition or infrastructure improvement costs for the lessee to utilize the premises. Effective 7/1/2050. Sunsets 6/30/2026. (SD2)

 

WAL, JHA, FIN

SB 474, SD1

(SSCR739)

Status

RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.

Requires that mandatory seller disclosures in real estate transactions include identification of residential real properties lying within the sea level rise exposure area. Effective 5/1/2022. (SD1)

 

WAL, CPC

SB 772, SD2

(SSCR404)

Status

RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

Authorizes the issuance of special number plates to support forest conservation and ocean conservation, with proceeds from the program to be used to fund conservation efforts at the State's beaches, nearshore environment, and forests. Increases the initial application and renewal fees for special number plates from $25 to $100. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 795, SD2

(SSCR705)

Status

RELATING TO STATE SMALL BOAT HARBOR FEES.

Changes the criteria for calculating the various fees that the department of land and natural resources may charge for the usage of state small boat harbors, including requiring that certain state small boat harbor fees be set at fair market value, and how certain fees are applied. (SD2)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 1173, SD2

(SSCR826)

Status

RELATING TO OCEAN STEWARDSHIP.

Establishes the Ocean Stewardship Special Fund for the collection and use of moneys for the conservation, restoration, and enhancement of the State's marine resources. Authorizes the department of land and natural resources to collect non‑resident user fees for the use and enjoyment of the State's ocean resources. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, FIN

SB 1344, SD2

(SSCR893)

Status

RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.

Requires the department of agriculture, in coordination with the office of planning, to prepare and periodically update the state agricultural functional plan for seafood sustainability that expands the State's priority on food by including wild seafood as a viable food source. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 70 / HR 59 /

Status / Status

AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.

 

 

WAL, CPC

HCR 66

Status

REVIEWING AND APPROVING THE ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON A LAND EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND PARKER RANCH, INC.

 

 

WAL, JHA

HCR 69 / HR 58 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SUBMIT A PETITION TO LIST THE OAHU PUEO AS A THREATENED OR ENDANGERED SPECIES UNDER THE ENDANGERED SPECIES ACT.

 

 

WAL, JHA

HCR 30 / HR 23 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO PROPOSE A COMMUNITY-BASED STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM FOR POLIHALE STATE PARK ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI.

 

 

WAL, FIN

HCR 72 / HR 61 /

Status / Status

REQUESTING THE STADIUM AUTHORITY TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP APPROPRIATE AREAS WITHIN THE STADIUM DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TO WITHSTAND THE STRUCTURAL REQUIREMENTS OF A PERMANENT SHIPPING CONTAINER STORAGE AND LAY DOWN FACILITY FOR USE BY PEARL HARBOR WHEN SERVING AS A BACKUP IN AN EMERGENCY THAT RENDERS HONOLULU HARBOR UNUSABLE.

 

 

WAL, CPC

 

 

 

 

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Rep. David A. Tarnas

Chair