STAND. COM. REP. NO. 752-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: H.B. No. 2180

H.D. 1

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2180, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to appropriate funds to the Judiciary to establish, in collaboration with the University of Hawaii System, Hawaiian language resources for the Judiciary.

 

The Judiciary, Hawaiinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa, Ka Haka Ula O Keelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawaii at Hilo, Kamehameha Schools, Kalihi Palama Hawaiian Civic Club, Aha Pūnana Leo, and many concerned individuals supported this measure. The Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty Studies opposed this measure.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2180, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

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

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair