STAND. COM. REP. NO. 264-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: H.B. No. 2548

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 2548 entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE ANAHOLA HAWAIIAN HOMES ASSOCIATION,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to authorize the issuance of general obligation bonds and appropriate funds for the plans, design, construction, and materials and equipment for a community center and agriculture park benefitting the Anahola Hawaiian Homes Association.

 

The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Aha Moku Advisory Committee, Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Panaewa Hawaiian Home Lands Community Association, and an individual testified in support of this measure. Hoomana Pono, LLC and the Center for Hawaiian Sovereignty Studies testified in opposition.

 

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 2548 and recommends that it pass Second Reading and be referred to your Committee on Agriculture.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs,

 

 

 

 

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KANIELA ING, Chair