STAND. COM. REP. NO.  883-22


Honolulu, Hawaii

                , 2022


RE:   H.B. No. 2345

      H.D. 1





Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2022

State of Hawaii




     Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2345, H.D. 1, entitled:




begs leave to report as follows:


     The purpose of this measure is to:


     (1)  Authorize the acquisition of real property located in Ewa Beach on the island of Oahu to develop or facilitate the development of affordable housing, with a priority given to Department of Education classroom teachers at the beginning of their careers; and


     (2)  Appropriate funds to the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to purchase or otherwise acquire the real property.


     Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from one individual.  Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Education, Department of Budget and Finance, Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, Hawaii State Teachers Association, and Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO.


     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. 2345, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.


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