STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1014-16

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2016

 

RE: H.R. No. 21

 

 

 

 

Honorable Joseph M. Souki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Twenty-Eighth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2016

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committees on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs and Water & Land, to which was referred H.R. No. 21 entitled:

 

"HOUSE RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS TO CONSIDER THE PRACTICE OF LAND EXCHANGES TO FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOMESTEADS IN LOCATIONS THAT BETTER SERVE THE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE,"

 

beg leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to encourage Kamehameha Schools to consider the practice of land exchanges with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands to facilitate the development of Hawaiian Homestead housing in locations that better serve the needs of native Hawaiian beneficiaries, beginning with the exchange of property adjacent to Maunalua Bay on the eastern side of Oahu.

 

Your Committees received testimony in support of this measure from Hoomana Pono, LLC. Your Committees received testimony in opposition to this measure from several individuals. Kamehameha Schools submitted comments.

 

As affirmed by the records of votes of the members of your Committees on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs and Water & Land that are attached to this report, your Committees concur with the intent and purpose of H.R. No. 21 and recommend its adoption.

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committees on Ocean, Marine Resources, & Hawaiian Affairs and Water & Land,

 

 

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RYAN I. YAMANE, Chair

 

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KANIELA ING, Chair