THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-SIXTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2011

 

COMMITTEE ON HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

Senator Brickwood Galuteria, Chair

Senator Pohai Ryan, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

TIME:

2:45 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 224

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SCR 52

        Testimony

        Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF AN ACADEMIC SYMPOSIUM TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE UNIVERSITY WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM.

 

HWN, EDU

SCR 75

        Testimony

        Status

URGING A REVISION TO PRESENT POLICIES ON MATTERS OF BLOOD QUANTUM FOR SUCCESSORS TO LESSEES OF A HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS LEASE.

 

HWN, JDL

SCR 82

        Testimony

        Status

URGING ALL HAWAII HIGH SCHOOLS TO PROVIDE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES.

 

HWN, EDU

SCR 84

        Testimony

        Status

REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO REPORT ON STRATEGIES AND RESOURCES TO REDUCE RECIDIVISM AMONG NATIVE HAWAIIANS.

 

HWN, PGM

SCR 147

        Testimony

        Status

ENCOURAGING DISCUSSIONS TO PROPOSE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE LEGISLATURE TO RESOLVE OUTSTANDING DIFFERENCES REGARDING CLAIMS OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO INCOME AND PROCEEDS FROM THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST BETWEEN NOVEMBER 7, 1978, AND JULY 1, 2008.

 

HWN, JDL

SCR 159

        Testimony

        Status

URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO RELEASE PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL LEASES TO ITS BENEFICIARIES.

 

HWN, WAM

 

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

FOR AMENDED HEARING NOTICES:  If the notice is an amended notice, measures that have been deleted are stricken through and measures that have been added are underscored.  If there is a measure that is both underscored and stricken through, that measure has been deleted from the agenda.

 

Persons wishing to testify should submit testimony in one of the following ways by 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing:

 

·         By Email:  Testimony may be emailed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Committee at [email protected] .  Please indicate the measure, date and time of the hearing. Email sent to individual offices or any other Senate office will not be accepted.

 

·         By Web: Testimony may be submitted online if less than 4MB in size, at http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/emailtestimony.

 

·         In person:  1 copy of their testimony to the committee clerk, Room 221, State Capitol.

 

·         By fax:  Testimony may be faxed if less than 5 pages in length, to the Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Office at 586-6659 or 1-800-586-6659 (toll free for neighbor islands), at least 24 hours prior to the hearing.  When faxing, please indicate to which committee the testimony is being submitted and the date and time of the hearing.

 

Please note:  If you submit your written testimony after 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the hearing, please sign-in at the staff table to testify orally.  A copy of your testimony may not be available during the hearing but will be posted online for the public after the hearing. 

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids or services to participate in the public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the committee clerk 24 hours prior to the hearing so arrangements can be made.

 

Please note:  All testimony received by the Hawaii Senate will be posted on the Hawaii Legislature's Website.  Documents made available through the Testimony hyperlink(s) above may not be posted until the start of the hearing.

 

Public Folder.  A folder labeled “Public Folder” containing the testimonies for the hearing will be available for shared use by members of the public.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL THE COMMITTEE CLERK AT 586-6740.

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Brickwood Galuteria

Chair