STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2136
RE: S.B. No. 1136
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirty-Second State Legislature
Regular Session of 2023
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1136, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO STATE PARKS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this measure is to preserve and protect Makena State Park in the County of Maui by appropriating funds to the Office of Planning and Sustainable Development to conduct a carrying capacity study.
Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Office of the Mayor of the County of Maui; Kihei Community Association; Sierra Club Maui; Maui Tomorrow Foundation, Inc.; and fifteen individuals. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from one individual. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Department of Land and Natural Resources and Office of Planning and Sustainable Development.
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 S.B. No. 1136, S.D. 1, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
KYLE T. YAMASHITA, Chair