30th Legislature, 2019
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House District 23
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 326
phone: 808-586-8475
fax: 808-586-8479
repdkobayashi@Capitol.hawaii.gov
23 - Manoa, Punahou, University, Moiliili

Manoa Neighborhood Board #7
McCully-Moiliili Neighborhood Board #8
PRESENT
• Vice-Chair, Intrastate Commerce Committee
EXPERIENCE
• Financial Advisor, Morgan Stanley
• President & Chief Investment Officer, Bishop Street Capital Management
• Head of Fixed Income Asia, Commerzbank
• Head of Fixed Income Asia, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette
• Corporate Bond Trader, Credit Suisse First Boston
• Corporate Bond Trader, Merrill Lynch
• Corporate Bond Trader, Kidder Peabody
• Auditor, Arthur Anderson & Co.
• Yale University, School of Management, MPPM (Master of Public & Private Management), Finance
• University of Southern California, BS, Accounting
COMMUNITY
• Manoa Neighborhood Board - chair 5/16-9/18; member 3/13-10/18
• Founder, Save Manoa Valley
• Treasurer, Hawaii Imin Shiryo Hozon Kai - organization preserving artifacts of early Japanese immigrants to Hawaii

Hokulani Elementary
Manoa Elementary
Noelani Elementary
Stevenson Middle School
Roosevelt High School
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Manoa Public Library
Be Ready Manoa
City Services
Report City-Related Problems (i.e., Parks, Potholes, Refuse, Sewers, Storm Drains, Lights, Trees)
Malama Manoa
Manoa Heritage Center
Hawaii Conservation Alliance
Blue Zones Project
Outdoor Circle Manoa
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB234 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB235 HD1 RELATING TO DRUG TREATMENT.
HB314 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO GIFT CERTIFICATES.
HB320 HD2 RELATING TO OFFENDER REENTRY.
HB333 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HIGHWAY ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM.
HB394 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION.
HB424 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
HB530 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO MANAGEMENT OF STATE FUNDS.
HB533 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB537 RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
HB569 RELATING TO LITTERING.
HB597 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB615 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB725 HD1 RELATING TO STANDARDIZED TESTING.
HB727 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
HB793 RELATING TO POLYSTYRENE FOAM CONTAINERS.
HB794 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB795 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB797 RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS CARRIERS.
HB811 HD2 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB813 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM PLUS.
HB835 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
HB836 RELATING TO NOISE.
HB850 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB882 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB883 RELATING TO HOUSING ASSISTANCE.
HB891 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB915 RELATING TO OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES.
HB917 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
HB918 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LANDS.
HB921 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB933 RELATING TO CRISIS INTERVENTION.
HB934 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB1070 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1105 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB1109 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
HB1110 RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.
HB1111 RELATING TO CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB1112 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB1124 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
HB1126 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
HB1151 HD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL OCEAN RECREATION.
HB1152 RELATING TO MARINE RESOURCES.
HB1153 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO REMOTE TESTIMONY IN LEGISLATIVE HEARINGS.
HB1177 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1193 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1213 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1214 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1217 HD1 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB1270 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB1271 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1273 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1274 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1283 RELATING TO FINANCIAL SECURITY.
HB1332 HD1 RELATING TO THE BUDGET OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
HB1343 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
HB1379 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB1380 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB1381 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1458 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1459 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1460 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE BOATING PROGRAM.
HB1462 HD1 RELATING TO UNFUNDED LIABILITIES.
HB1465 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HB1469 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
HB1470 RELATING TO ACTIONS FOR QUIET TITLE.
HB1492 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL.
HB1493 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR PRESIDENT THEODORE ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL.
HB1494 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-THIRD HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DISTRICT.
HB1495 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-THIRD REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1496 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-THIRD REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1528 HD1 RELATING TO COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
HB1551 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1552 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1579 RELATING TO STATEWIDE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES.
HB1594 RELATING TO LICENSED CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SHELTERS.
HB1595 RELATING TO GENDER EQUALITY.
HCR24 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO LEASE FEDERALLY OWNED VACANT LAND TO THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO BE USED AS TOW YARDS TO STORE ABANDONED VEHICLES.
HCR37 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REDUCE THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTING IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.
HCR42 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE RACETRACK OR RACE WAY PARK ON OAHU AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO FACILITATE AND APPROVE ITS DEVELOPMENT AT THE CITY PARK PROPERTY IDENTIFIED IN COUNCIL RESOLUTION 18-265.
HCR69 URGING THE HOLY SEE, THE SUPREME PONTIFF, AND THE BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO EXPLORE THE WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF VIRI PROBATI, OR THE ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF CERTAIN QUALIFIED MARRIED MEN.
HCR70 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INCLUDING THE NAVY, ARMY, AND AIR FORCE TO INCREASE ON-BASE HOUSING AVAILABILITY FOR ACTIVE-DUTY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS TO ALLEVIATE HAWAII'S HOUSING CRISIS.
HCR71 REQUESTING EVERY COMMERCIAL OR PUBLIC BUILDING LOCATED ON DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TRUST LAND TO DISPLAY A PHOTOGRAPH OF PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANA‘OLE AND A DESCRIPTION OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.
HCR72 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO EXAMINE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ACT 217, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2018, REGARDING MISREPRESENTATION OF SERVICE ANIMALS.
HCR123 URGING THE COUNTY COUNCILS TO ENACT ORDINANCES TO BAN THE SALE AND RENTAL OF FULL-FACE SNORKEL MASKS IN HAWAII.
HCR127 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE AN INTERAGENCY ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS OF "MONSTER HOMES" IN THE STATE.
HCR134 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.
HCR135 RECOGNIZING APRIL 19 THROUGH 25, 2020, AND APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, 2021, AS VOLUNTEER WEEK HAWAII IN THE STATE.
HCR149 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF ALFRED AHOLO APAKA.
HCR150 URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO.
HCR152 URGING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RENAME THE RUSSIAN FORT ELIZABETH STATE HISTORICAL PARK IN WAIMEA, KAUA‘I, TO PA‘ULA‘ULA.
HCR153 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PERFORM AN ACTUARIAL STUDY ON THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT AND PROJECTED FUTURE POPULATIONS OF HAWAIIANS ELIGIBLE TO LEASE HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HCR154 SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE PLAN AND REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A COALITION TO DEVELOP THE PLAN.
HCR155 SD1 URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIVE HAWAIIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A SUI GENERIS LEGAL SYSTEM TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS, AND GENETIC RESOURCES.
HCR157 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DETERMINE WAYS THAT THE STATE CAN ASSIST THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU IN DETERRING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MONSTER HOMES.
HCR158 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS AND THE COMMISSIONER OF SECURITIES TO BE NOTIFIED OF AND AUTHORIZED TO ATTEND ANY MEETING AT WHICH PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ARE SUBJECT TO A BROKER-DEALER OFFERING BROKERAGE SERVICES TO THOSE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
HCR159 URGING THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS TO SEEK INPUT FROM COMMUNITIES THAT WILL BE IMPACTED BY THE ALA WAI FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT PROJECT.
HCR160 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE MANOA VALLEY FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE TO RESEARCH AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON FLOOD MITIGATION FOR MANOA VALLEY.
HCR166 REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
HCR167 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
HCR175 HD2 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO MAINTAIN A DATABASE ON SEX TRAFFICKING OFFENSES.
HCR176 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE EACH OF ITS SCHOOLS WITH TWO FLAGPOLES SO THAT THE UNITED STATES FLAG AND HAWAII STATE FLAG MAY BE FLOWN AT THE SAME HEIGHT.
HCR181 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE ISSUES SURROUNDING MANDATORY MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS FOR PATIENTS WHO EXHIBIT BEHAVIOR DEEMED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BE AN IMMINENT THREAT TO SELF OR OTHERS.
HCR183 URGING EACH COUNTY TO CURB THE PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL VACATION RENTALS.
HCR184 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION, AND THE FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION TO ELIMINATE FRAUDULENT TELEPHONE CALLS.
HCR186 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HCR187 HD1 REQUESTING THE VARIOUS GOVERNMENT ENTITIES RESPONSIBLE FOR INSPECTING CARGO SHIPMENTS TO HAWAII TO COORDINATE THEIR EFFORTS TO ENSURE THAT EVERY SHIPPING CONTAINER ORIGINATING FROM OUTSIDE THE STATE IS INSPECTED FOR ILLEGAL GOODS.
HCR190 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.
HCR191 REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION MANDATES FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP POWER GENERATORS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND COLLECT AND PUBLISH DATA ON CELLULAR TOWER BACKUP CAPACITY.
HCR192 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD TO ACCEPT THE NATIONAL ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS PROVIDING ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SERVICES.
HCR194 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT LEGISLATION PROVIDING EXPANDED AND IMPROVED MEDICARE FOR ALL.
HCR195 CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.
HCR196 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE STREAM RESTORATION AND PROTECTION WHEN DISCUSSING AND MAKING WATER AND LAND USE DECISIONS AFFECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND DRINKING WATER.
HCR198 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL OF INVESTING IN GREEN INDUSTRY INITIATIVES.
HCR211 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
HCR230 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS IMPROVEMENT WORKING GROUP.
HCR232 APPROVING THE SELECTION OF GEORGE RYOICHI ARIYOSHI TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
HR29 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT TO LEASE FEDERALLY OWNED VACANT LAND TO THE COUNTIES OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO BE USED AS TOW YARDS TO STORE ABANDONED VEHICLES.
HR39 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO REDUCE THE USE OF STANDARDIZED TESTING IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC EDUCATION SYSTEM.
HR69 URGING THE HOLY SEE, THE SUPREME PONTIFF, AND THE BISHOPS OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO EXPLORE THE WIDESPREAD ADOPTION OF VIRI PROBATI, OR THE ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD OF CERTAIN QUALIFIED MARRIED MEN.
HR70 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE INCLUDING THE NAVY, ARMY, AND AIR FORCE TO INCREASE ON-BASE HOUSING AVAILABILITY FOR ACTIVE-DUTY PERSONNEL AND THEIR DEPENDENTS TO ALLEVIATE HAWAII'S HOUSING CRISIS.
HR71 REQUESTING EVERY COMMERCIAL OR PUBLIC BUILDING LOCATED ON DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TRUST LAND TO DISPLAY A PHOTOGRAPH OF PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANA‘OLE AND A DESCRIPTION OF HIS ACHIEVEMENTS.
HR72 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF ADOPTING AN OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INITIATIVE.
HR117 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE AN INTERAGENCY ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES RELATED TO THE CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATIONS OF "MONSTER HOMES" IN THE STATE.
HR119 REQUESTING THE STATE TO CONVENE AN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE HOW TO IMPLEMENT, DEVELOP, AND REGULATE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN THE STATE.
HR124 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP ANALYSIS TO SUNRISE ANALYSIS: CHECK CASHING AND DEFERRED DEPOSIT AGREEMENTS (PAYDAY LOANS), REPORT NO. 05-11.
HR125 RECOGNIZING APRIL 19 THROUGH 25, 2020, AND APRIL 18 THROUGH 24, 2021, AS VOLUNTEER WEEK HAWAII IN THE STATE.
HR136 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A COMMEMORATIVE POSTAGE STAMP IN HONOR OF ALFRED AHOLO APAKA.
HR137 URGING THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES TO CONSULT WITH COMMUNITY MEMBERS WHO HAVE DIRECT TRADITIONAL, CULTURAL, AND FAMILIAL TIES TO THE DISTRICT OF PUNA TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATE NAMES FOR THE FISSURE 8 VENT AND OTHER FEATURES OF THE 2018 ERUPTION OF KILAUEA VOLCANO.
HR139 URGING THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO RENAME THE RUSSIAN FORT ELIZABETH STATE HISTORICAL PARK IN WAIMEA, KAUA‘I, TO PA‘ULA‘ULA.
HR141 SUPPORTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE PLAN AND REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A COALITION TO DEVELOP THE PLAN.
HR142 URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIVE HAWAIIAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A SUI GENERIS LEGAL SYSTEM TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, TRADITIONAL CULTURAL EXPRESSIONS, AND GENETIC RESOURCES.
HR144 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ESTABLISH THE MANOA VALLEY FLOOD MITIGATION TASK FORCE TO RESEARCH AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON FLOOD MITIGATION FOR MANOA VALLEY.
HR148 REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND REPORT ON A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR LAW STUDENTS TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN HAWAII.
HR149 ENGAGING, ENDORSING, ACCEPTING, AND ADOPTING THE AARHUS CONVENTION TO ACHIEVE THE UNITED NATIONS PARIS AGREEMENT, THE 2030 AGENDA, AND THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS.
HR154 HD1 REQUESTING THE STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO MAINTAIN A DATABASE ON SEX TRAFFICKING OFFENSES.
HR155 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO PROVIDE EACH OF ITS SCHOOLS WITH TWO FLAGPOLES SO THAT THE UNITED STATES FLAG AND HAWAII STATE FLAG MAY BE FLOWN AT THE SAME HEIGHT.
HR157 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DISPLAY THE TEXT OF ANY SIGN THAT IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL IN BOTH THE ENGLISH AND HAWAIIAN LANGUAGES.
HR158 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE MENTAL HEALTH EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS IN ITS CURRICULUM AND SUICIDE PREVENTION AS PART OF THE IN-SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS AND PRINCIPALS.
HR163 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EVALUATE ISSUES SURROUNDING MANDATORY MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS FOR PATIENTS WHO EXHIBIT BEHAVIOR DEEMED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT TO BE AN IMMINENT THREAT TO SELF OR OTHERS.
HR165 URGING EACH COUNTY TO CURB THE PROLIFERATION OF ILLEGAL VACATION RENTALS.
HR168 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HR171 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO INVESTIGATE THE COEXISTENCE OF JALOUSIE WINDOWS AND AIR CONDITIONING IN STATE BUILDINGS AND CONSIDER MORE ENERGY EFFICIENT ALTERNATIVES.
HR172 REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION MANDATES FOR THE DEPLOYMENT OF BACKUP POWER GENERATORS FOR WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS PROVIDERS AND COLLECT AND PUBLISH DATA ON CELLULAR TOWER BACKUP CAPACITY.
HR173 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD TO ACCEPT THE NATIONAL ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY CERTIFICATION FOR TEACHERS PROVIDING ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SERVICES.
HR175 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT LEGISLATION PROVIDING EXPANDED AND IMPROVED MEDICARE FOR ALL.
HR176 CONVENING A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS LOCAL ISSUES SURROUNDING WASTE REDUCTION.
HR177 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRIORITIZE STREAM RESTORATION AND PROTECTION WHEN DISCUSSING AND MAKING WATER AND LAND USE DECISIONS AFFECTING THE ENVIRONMENT AND DRINKING WATER.
HR179 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DISCUSS THE ECONOMIC GROWTH POTENTIAL OF INVESTING IN GREEN INDUSTRY INITIATIVES.
HR180 DESIGNATING FEBRUARY OF EACH YEAR AS LIVER AND BILE DUCT CANCER AWARENESS MONTH IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HR190 DECLARING JUNE 27 OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS DAY AND DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF JUNE OF EACH YEAR AS POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS INJURY AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
HR205 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS IMPROVEMENT WORKING GROUP.