STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1070
RE: H.B. No. 819
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs, to which was referred H.B. No. 819, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO LIMU KALA,"
begs leave to report as follows:
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea, Kua‘āina Ulu ‘Auamo, Mālama Limu Club at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama, Marine Science Learning Center at Waianae High School, and eleven individuals.
Your Committee finds that this measure would increase awareness, understanding, and appreciation of limu in Hawaii, particularly limu kala, which plays a critical role in Hawaii's aquatic environment and culture.
Your Committee has amended this measure by making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for the purposes of clarity, consistency, and style.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 819, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 819, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Judiciary & Hawaiian Affairs,
DAVID A. TARNAS, Chair