HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

1249

THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to diamond head.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. The purpose of this Act is to honor the history and culture of Hawaii by requiring the department of land and natural resources to:

(1) Identify all state and county roads, landmarks, monuments, and public parks that contain the name Diamond Head; and

(2) Identify the process to rename all state and county roads, landmarks, monuments, and public parks that use the name Diamond Head to the traditional place name of Lēahi.

SECTION 2. (a) The department of land and natural resources shall:

(1) Identify all state and county roads, landmarks, monuments, and public parks that contain the name Diamond Head; and

(2) Identify the process to rename all state and county roads, landmarks, monuments, and public parks that use the name Diamond Head to the traditional place name of Lēahi.

(b) The department of land and natural resources shall submit a report of its findings and recommendations, including any proposed legislation, to the legislature no later than twenty days prior to the convening of the regular session of 2024.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Diamond Head; Department of Land and Natural Resources; Place Names

 

Description:

Requires the department of land and natural resources to identify all state and county roads, landmarks, monuments, and public parks that use the name Diamond Head and identify the process for renaming these roads, landmarks, and public parks from Diamond Head to Leahi. Requires a report to the legislature.

 

 

 

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