Hawaii State Legislature
2009 House Concurrent Resolutions
All concurrent resolutions that were offered in the House of Representatives.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
HCR1
Recess days for the Regular Session of 2009.
RELATING TO RECESS DAYS FOR THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2009.
(H ) 1/23/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. B. OSHIRO, FINNEGAN
HCR2
Governor's Address in Joint Session; 2009
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO ADDRESS THE LEGISLATURE ASSEMBLED IN JOINT SESSION.
(H ) 1/23/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, FINNEGAN, MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO
HCR3
Military; Nondiscrimination Against Homosexuals
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH A POLICY OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF SEXUAL ORIENTATION FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES.
(H ) 1/23/2009 - Referred to EBM, JUD, referral sheet 1 MIZUNO, LUKE, B. OSHIRO, TAKUMI, Brower, Chong EBM, JUD  HR7
HCR4 HD1
Hawaii Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Week
DESIGNATING THE FIRST WEEK IN FEBRUARY AS HAWAII TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AWARENESS AND PREVENTION WEEK.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. MIZUNO, BROWER, CABANILLA, MARUMOTO, PINE, THIELEN, Bertram, Keith-Agaran HMS  HR8
HCR5 SD1
Foster Families; Faith-Based Organizations
URGING FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS TO NETWORK AND COOPERATE TO SUPPORT FOSTER FAMILIES IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO, BROWER, CABANILLA, CHING, KEITH-AGARAN, MARUMOTO, PINE, WARD, Aquino, Bertram HMS  HR9
HCR6
Recognizing national charter school week
RECOGNIZING SEPTEMBER AS EDUCATION AND APPRECIATION AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 6 MIZUNO, BROWER, CABANILLA, MARUMOTO, PINE, THIELEN, Bertram, Keith-Agaran EDN  HR10
HCR7 HD1
Financial Support; Farming Operations; Vog
REQUESTING THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT TO AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS THAT HAVE INCURRED SIGNIFICANT LOSSES DUE TO THE EFFECTS OF VOG.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL/TIA. HERKES, CHANG, COFFMAN, EVANS, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI WTL/TIA  HR11
HCR8 HD1
Agricultural Water; Aid; Vog
REQUESTING THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO PROVIDE FEDERAL AID TO ASSIST AGRICULTURAL OPERATIONS IN VOG-IMPACTED AREAS IN MEETING THEIR WATER NEEDS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL/TIA. HERKES, CHANG, COFFMAN, EVANS, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI WTL/TIA  HR12
HCR9
County of Hawaii; Mass Emergency Notification System
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO MAKE PERMANENT ITS MASS EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES, CHANG, COFFMAN, EVANS, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI PBS, FIN  HR13
HCR10 HD1
Vog; Safe Rooms
REQUESTING THE ADJUTANT GENERAL TO IDENTIFY THE LOCATION OF EVERY PUBLIC SAFE ROOM IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII PROVIDING SUITABLE SHELTER FROM VOG AND DEVELOP PLANS TO ESTABLISH SUCH SAFE ROOMS IN ADDITIONAL AREAS THAT NEED THEM.
(H ) 5/1/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HERKES, CHANG, COFFMAN, EVANS, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI PSM  HR14
HCR11
County of Hawaii; Vog-impacted Areas; Water Catchment Systems
URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO AMEND ITS BUILDING CODE TO REQUIRE FILTERS AND ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SYSTEMS IN WATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS THAT ARE INSTALLED IN VOG-IMPACTED AREAS.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES, CHANG, COFFMAN, EVANS, HANOHANO, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI PBS, CPC  HR15
HCR12
Task Force; Aging in Place; Multigenerational Housing
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A HOME FOR LIFE TASK FORCE TO REDUCE BARRIERS TO AGING IN PLACE AND TO FACILITATE MULTIGENERATIONAL LIVING.
(S ) 4/28/2009 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. M. LEE, BROWER, CABANILLA, EVANS, MIZUNO, RHOADS, Bertram HMS  HR16
HCR13
Aging; Study of Reimbursements and Benefits
REQUESTING A STUDY OF VARIOUS UNRESOLVED ISSUES RELATING TO AGING.
(H ) 5/1/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. M. LEE, MIZUNO, PINE, Nakashima HMS  HR17SCR5
HCR14
Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren; Senior Housing
REQUESTING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES TO MAKE APPROPRIATE EXEMPTIONS FOR GRANDPARENTS CARING FOR GRANDCHILDREN TO REMAIN IN SENIOR HOUSING UNTIL SUITABLE HOUSING IS OBTAINED.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on HSG with none voting no and Takai excused. M. LEE, AWANA, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, HANOHANO, HAR, KEITH-AGARAN, LUKE, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, THIELEN HLT/HUS, HSG  HR18
HCR15
Caregivers; Paid Family Leave; Wage Replacement
ENCOURAGING STAKEHOLDERS AND INTERESTED PARTIES TO WORK TOGETHER TO ESTABLISH PAID FAMILY LEAVE OR SIMILAR WAGE REPLACEMENT PROGRAMS TO ASSIST FAMILY CAREGIVERS.
(S ) 4/24/2009 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. M. LEE, AWANA, BERG, CABANILLA, CARROLL, CHING, EVANS, HANOHANO, HAR, LUKE, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, SHIMABUKURO, Brower, Finnegan, Keith-Agaran, Wooley HMS/LBR
HCR16 HD1
Unbanked; Underbanked; Action to Stimulate Savings
ENCOURAGING STATE AND COUNTY ACTION TO STIMULATE INDIVIDUAL SAVINGS AND DEVELOPMENT OF CREDIT AND TO FORMULATE AN INVENTORY OF BANKING SERVICES AVAILABLE TO LOW-INCOME PERSONS AND THOSE WITH NO CREDIT HISTORY IN THE STATE.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. M. LEE, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, CABANILLA, CARROLL, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, HAR, LUKE, MORITA, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, WOOLEY, Marumoto, Pine HMS/CPN
HCR17
Department of Health; Food Safety
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO MAKE IT A PRIORITY TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE PROPER CLEANING OF PRODUCE.
(H ) 2/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. M. LEE, MIZUNO, RHOADS, THIELEN HLT, FIN  HR19
HCR18
Heritage tourism; marketing plan
URGING THE HERITAGE TOURISM COMMUNITY TO COLLABORATIVELY WORK TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CREATE A HERITAGE TOURISM MARKETING PLAN FOR USE BY THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHING, FINNEGAN, PINE, THIELEN, WARD TCI, FIN  HR20
HCR19 HD1 SD1
Medal of Honor; Sergeant Rafael Peralta
STRONGLY URGING THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO AWARD SERGEANT RAFAEL PERALTA THE MEDAL OF HONOR.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 679). THIELEN, CHING, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, PINE, WARD PSM  HR21
HCR20
Congressional delegation; urging employee pension protection
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO PROTECT THE PENSIONS OF EMPLOYEES WHO ARE EMPLOYED BY EMPLOYERS THAT ARE FACING FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to LAB, FIN, referral sheet 6 PINE, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, WARD LAB, FIN  HR22
HCR21
Department of Education management review
URGING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OPERATIONS.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to EDN, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 6 PINE, CHING, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, WARD EDN, LMG, FIN  HR23
HCR22
Requesting Congress to designate the Hawaii Capital Cultural District as a National Heritage Area
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO DESIGNATE THE HAWAII CAPITAL CULTURAL DISTRICT AS A NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to TCI, WLO, referral sheet 6 CHING, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, MORITA, PINE TCI, WLO  HR24
HCR23
Heritage tourism; marketing plan
URGING THE HERITAGE TOURISM COMMUNITY TO COLLABORATIVELY WORK TO, AMONG OTHER THINGS, CREATE A HERITAGE TOURISM MARKETING PLAN FOR USE BY THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to TCI, FIN, referral sheet 6 CHING, AWANA, BROWER, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, MORITA TCI, FIN  HR25
HCR24 SD1
442nd Go For Broke; Commemorative Stamps
URGING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE POSTAL STAMPS HONORING THE WORLD WAR II NISEI SOLDIERS, OTHER DISTINGUISHED MILITARY UNITS IN UNITED STATES HISTORY, AND AMERICANS WHO FOUGHT AGAINST DISCRIMINATION BASED ON RACE OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 679). MIZUNO, BROWER, ITO, KARAMATSU, MARUMOTO PSM  HR26
HCR25 HD1
Foster Care; Hanai
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ADOPT, AMEND, OR REPEAL RULES IN ORDER TO RECOGNIZE AND RESPECT THE HAWAIIAN SYSTEM OF HANAI DURING THE LICENSING OF FOSTER PARENTS.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. MIZUNO, BROWER, KEITH-AGARAN, Aquino, Bertram HAW/HUS, JUD  HR27
HCR26
Urging Congress to decrease the United States' dependence on foreign oil and increase the country's energy efficiency.
URGING CONGRESS TO DECREASE THE UNITED STATES' DEPENDENCE ON FOREIGN OIL AND INCREASE THE COUNTRY'S ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 6 MIZUNO, CABANILLA, CARROLL, KEITH-AGARAN, C. LEE, THIELEN EEP, FIN  HR28
HCR27 HD1
Criminal Justice System; Disparate Treatment of Native Hawaiians
REQUESTING A STUDY OF DISPARATE TREATMENT IN HAWAII'S CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM.
(H ) 5/6/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY (BR) PSM
HCR28 HD1
State Parks; Heiau; Sacred Sites; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING A STUDY OF THE CARE GIVEN TO AREAS OF STATE PARKS THAT CONTAIN HEIAU AND OTHER SACRED SITES, AND A PLAN TO SOLVE CARETAKING PROBLEMS BY EXPANDING AND AUGMENTING COMMUNITY-BASED CARETAKING AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL. SAY (BR) WTL
HCR29
Recognizing the descendants of the races inhabiting the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Oahu, Kauai, Niihau, and Nihoa to Kanemilohai (Kure Atoll) prior to western contact in 1778 comprise the indigenous, aboriginal, maoli peoples of Hawaii.
AFFIRMING THAT THE DESCENDANTS OF THE RACES INHABITING THE ISLANDS OF HAWAI`I, MAUI, MOLOKA`I, LANA`I, KAHO`OLAWE, O`AHU, KAUA`I, NI`IHAU, AND NIHOA TO KANEMILOHA`I (KURE ATOLL) PRIOR TO WESTERN CONTACT IN 1778 COMPRISE THE INDIGENOUS, ABORIGINAL, "MAOLI" PEOPLES OF HAWAI`I.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to HAW, JUD, referral sheet 6 SAY (BR) HAW, JUD
HCR30
Department of Education; Campus Homeless Resource Centers
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ENCOURAGE THE PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS TO ESTABLISH RESOURCE CENTERS ON THEIR CAMPUSES IN ORDER TO COMBAT HOMELESSNESS.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to EDN, HSG, FIN, referral sheet 6 SAY (BR) EDN, HSG, FIN
HCR31
OHA Package; Fishing; State Park Rules
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO AMEND ITS ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO CAMPING AT STATE PARKS.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 6 SAY (BR) WLO, JUD
HCR32 SD1
White Ribbon Campaign; Violence
SUPPORTING INTERNATIONAL WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGNS TO END MEN'S VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WHITE RIBBON CAMPAIGN ORGANIZATION IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO, BERTRAM, BROWER, KARAMATSU, Aquino, Keith-Agaran, Pine HMS  HR29
HCR33 HD1
Department of Human Services contracts.
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF CONTRACTS EXECUTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HMS, WAM. YAMANE, BELATTI, BROWER, FINNEGAN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, Bertram HMS, WAM  SCR27
HCR34
Medicare Reimbursements
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO RAISE MEDICARE FEE SCHEDULE PAYMENT AMOUNTS FOR PHYSICIANS RENDERING SERVICES IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE, BELATTI, BERTRAM, BROWER, FINNEGAN, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO HMS/HTH  SCR29
HCR35 SD1
Home Care Agencies; Sunrise Review by Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE A PROPOSED MEASURE TO REGULATE HOME CARE AGENCIES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 741) in amended form (SD 1). YAMANE, BROWER, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, Belatti, Bertram HTH
HCR36
Auditor; Department of Human Services
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL AUDIT OF ALL FEDERAL FUNDS DESIGNATED FOR HEALTH CARE RECEIVED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HMS, WAM. YAMANE, BELATTI, BROWER, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, Bertram HMS, WAM  SCR28
HCR37 SD1
Domestic Violence; Safe Havens
REQUESTING RELIGIOUS AND FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATIONS TO DEVELOP APPROPRIATE WAYS TO RESPOND TO THE NEEDS OF VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). MIZUNO HMS  HR31
HCR38 HD1 SD1
October; Domestic Violence Awareness Month.6
RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO, BROWER, KARAMATSU HMS  HR32
HCR39 SD1
Foster Care Awareness Month; May
RECOGNIZING THE MONTH OF MAY AS "FOSTER CARE AWARENESS MONTH", A TIME TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE VARIOUS COMPONENTS OF FOSTER CARE, INCLUDING FOSTER PARENTS, CHILDREN, AND FAMILIES.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO HMS  HR33
HCR40
Athletic Trainers; Sunrise Review
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
(H ) 3/17/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHOY HED/EDN, LMG  SCR35
HCR41
Locksmiths; Licensing
REQUESTING A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF LOCKSMITHS.
(S ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. CHANG, YAMASHITA, Awana, Cabanilla, Magaoay, Nishimoto CPN, WAM
HCR42 SD1
State Helicopters; Medical Evacuation Services
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO ALLOW AVAILABLE HELICOPTERS TO BE USED FOR MEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 679). YAMANE, BELATTI, EVANS, HERKES, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, TSUJI, YAMASHITA, Bertram, Carroll, Finnegan, Hanohano PSM/HTH  HR34
HCR43 HD2
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE HEALTH RISKS AND POTENTIAL ENERGY USES OF POLYSTYRENE FOOD CONTAINERS AND TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS AND GROCERY BAGS.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE HEALTH RISKS AND POTENTIAL ENERGY USES OF POLYSTYRENE FOOD CONTAINERS AND TO ESTABLISH STANDARDS FOR BIODEGRADABLE PLASTIC FOOD CONTAINERS AND GROCERY BAGS.
(S ) 3/24/2009 - Referred to HTH/ENE. YAMANE, HERKES, NISHIMOTO, Carroll, McKelvey, Souki, Wakai HTH/ENE
HCR44 SD1
Child Abuse Prevention Month
DECLARING APRIL AS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO, BROWER, M. LEE, PINE, WOOLEY HMS  HR35
HCR45
Medicaid
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A SMOKING CESSATION BENEFIT TO HAWAII QUEST BENEFICIARIES.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Berg, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. MIZUNO, BROWER HUS/HLT, FIN  HR36
HCR46 SD1
Domestic Violence; Congressional Funding, Programs, and Policies
URGING CONGRESS TO PRESERVE FUNDING AND MAINTAIN PROGRAMS, LAWS, REGULATIONS, AND POLICIES THAT ASSIST VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(S ) 4/22/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 665). MIZUNO, BROWER, M. LEE, PINE, Wooley HMS  HR37
HCR47
Respiratory Care Practitioners; Sunrise Review by Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE A MEASURE TO REGULATE RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 6 HAR (BR) HLT, CPC, LMG
HCR48
Respiratory Care Practitioners; Sunrise Review by Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE A MEASURE TO REGULATE RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.
(H ) 2/2/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 6 M. LEE, BROWER, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, Bertram, Cabanilla, Wakai HLT, CPC, LMG
HCR49 HD1
Historic Preservation; National Monument; Landmark
URGING FULL PRESERVATION OF UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AIR STATION EWA AS A NATIONAL MONUMENT, MUSEUM, AND RESTORED PARK FOR THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 5/6/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HAR, HERKES EDT/PSM
HCR50
Continuity of Government During Emergencies; Reports
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR, THE SENATE, AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO STUDY ISSUES RELATING TO THE CONTINUATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT DURING AN EMERGENCY.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. EVANS, HANOHANO, Aquino PBS, FIN  HR41
HCR51 SD1
Cervical cancer; education and eradication
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INCREASE EDUCATIONAL EFFORTS TO PREVENT AND ERADICATE CERVICAL CANCER.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). MARUMOTO, BELATTI, BERG, BROWER, CARROLL, CHING, EVANS, HANOHANO, HAR, M. LEE, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MORITA, NAKASHIMA, B. OSHIRO, PINE, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, TOKIOKA, WARD, WOOLEY, Bertram HTH
HCR52
Recognizing Ronald Reagan Day
DECLARING FEBRUARY 6, 2009 AS RONALD REAGAN DAY.
(H ) 2/5/2009 - Referred to TCI, referral sheet 9 WARD, AWANA, BROWER, CHING, EVANS, FINNEGAN, HERKES, ITO, MAGAOAY, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, PINE, THIELEN, Aquino, Coffman TCI  HR42
HCR53
Hawaii Health Systems Corporation; Blue Ribbon Panel
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A BLUE RIBBON PANEL TO CONDUCT A HEALTH CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE ANALYSIS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH. YAMANE HTH  HR43
HCR54
Medicare Reimbursements
REQUESTING AN INCREASE FOR MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. COFFMAN, CHONG, EVANS, MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO, SAY, Souki HUS/HLT, FIN
HCR55 SD1
Medicaid Reimbursement
REQUESTING THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES TO INCREASE REIMBURSEMENT TO HAWAII PROVIDERS.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). COFFMAN, CHONG, EVANS, MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO, SAY, Souki HMS/HTH
HCR56 SD1
Energy, Outer Continental Shelf, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROTECT WILDLIFE AND WILDERNESS BY OPPOSING OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN THE ARCTIC NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE AND ON THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF AND SUPPORTING CLEAN, RENEWABLE ENERGY ALTERNATIVES.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 679). BERG, WOOLEY, Aquino, Bertram, Brower, Cabanilla, Choy, Coffman, Herkes, Keith-Agaran, Magaoay, Mizuno, Souki ENE  HR44
HCR57
United Nation's Millennium Goals
URGING THE ADOPTION OF THE UNITED NATIONS MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
(S ) 4/15/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. BERG, BROWER, KEITH-AGARAN, MIZUNO, WOOLEY, Aquino, Bertram, Cabanilla, Choy, Coffman, Herkes, Magaoay, Souki TIA  HR45
HCR58 HD2
Global Perspectives; Integration in UH College of Education
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TO UNDERTAKE EFFORTS TO INTEGRATE ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND GLOBAL EDUCATION COURSEWORK INTO ITS CURRICULUM.
(S ) 4/7/2009 - Referred to HRE/TIA. BERG, BROWER, CABANILLA, CHING, MIZUNO, PINE, WARD, WOOLEY, Aquino, Bertram, Choy, Herkes, Keith-Agaran, Magaoay, Souki HRE/TIA  HR46
HCR59 HD1
School Menu Plans; Vegetarian
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A POLICY TO OFFER VEGETARIAN MEALS ON A REGULAR BASIS IN ALL SCHOOL MENU PLANS.
(H ) 3/31/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Berg, Evans, Herkes, Saiki, Takai excused. BERG, BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, MORITA, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, Aquino, Cabanilla, Chang, Evans, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Magaoay EDN/HLT, FIN  HR47
HCR60 SD1
Hunting Dogs; Public Hiking Trails
REQUESTING THE NA ALA HELE ADVISORY COUNCIL TO CONVENE A SERIES OF DISCUSSIONS ON THE SAFE USE OF HUNTING DOGS ON TRAILS THAT CROSS PUBLIC HUNTING AREAS.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). BERG, M. LEE, SHIMABUKURO, Aquino, Cabanilla, Chang, Evans, Keith-Agaran, Morita, Wakai HRE/WTL  HR48
HCR61
Noncompostable plastic bag reduction.
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND KAUAI COUNTY TO ADOPT PLASTIC BAG REDUCTION ORDINANCES TO REDUCE THE SALE, USE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEGRADATION CAUSED BY THE PROLIFERATION OF NONCOMPOSTABLE PLASTIC BAGS.
(H ) 2/12/2009 - Referred to EEP, EBM, referral sheet 14 BERG, MORITA, SHIMABUKURO, Aquino, Cabanilla, Evans, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Magaoay, McKelvey, Sagum, Wakai EEP, EBM  HR49
HCR62
Kukui Gardens and Mayor Wright Homes; Development; Master Plan
REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY AND THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CREATE A REDEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN FOR KUKUI GARDENS AND MAYOR WRIGHT HOMES.
(H ) 3/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. RHOADS HSG, FIN
HCR63
Kukui Gardens; Proposed Federal Stimulus Plan
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO INCLUDE THE KUKUI GARDENS AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECT IN THE STATE'S LIST OF SHOVEL-READY PROJECTS FOR THE PRESIDENT'S PROPOSED ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. RHOADS EDH  SCR39
HCR64
Developers; new approval for changes in plans
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REQUIRE DEVELOPERS TO APPEAR BEFORE THE APPROPRIATE NEIGHBORHOOD BOARDS FOLLOWING CHANGES IN CONSTRUCTION OR DEVELOPMENT PLANS PREVIOUSLY APPROVED BY THE NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD.
(H ) 2/13/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 15 WARD, BROWER, C. LEE, PINE, Aquino, Ching, Hanohano, Marumoto, Nakashima WLO
HCR65 HD1 SD1
Hawaii Kai Wastewater Treatment Plant Odor Mitigation Plan
REQUESTING HAWAII-AMERICAN WATER COMPANY TO IMPLEMENT AN ODOR MITIGATION PLAN FOR ITS FACILITY IN HAWAII KAI.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 679). WARD, C. LEE, Ching, Hanohano, Marumoto, Pine ENE  HR58
HCR66
PVC and HDPE pipe for potable water systems.
URGING THE USE OF POLYVINYL CHLORIDE AND HIGH-DENSITY POLYETHYLENE PIPE AND FITTINGS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OR REPAIR OF PRIVATE AND PUBLIC POTABLE WATER SYSTEMS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH. HERKES HTH  HR52
HCR67 HD1
Hawaiian Language
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INSTALL SIGNS IN THE STATE CAPITOL IN BOTH THE ENGLISH AND HAWAIIAN LANGUAGES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL/WAM. HANOHANO, AWANA, BERG, CARROLL, Chong, Tokioka WTL/WAM  HR53
HCR68
Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month
RECOGNIZING APRIL AS SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS AND PREVENTION MONTH.
(H ) 3/6/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Berg, Finnegan, Takai excused. MIZUNO, AWANA, BROWER, HANOHANO, PINE, WARD HUS, JUD  HR54
HCR69
Relating to Adult Residential care HOME and adult foster Home Operators
WHEREAS, RECOGNIZING MARCH AS ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME AND ADULT FOSTER HOME OPERATORS MONTH.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. MIZUNO, AQUINO, BROWER, CABANILLA, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, YAMANE, Keith-Agaran HMS  HR55
HCR70
Recognizing January 20th of every year as Barack Obama II Ohana Day.
RECOGNIZING JANUARY 20TH OF EVERY YEAR AS BARACK OBAMA II OHANA DAY.
(H ) 2/20/2009 - Referred to TCI, referral sheet 19 BELATTI (BR) TCI  HR56
HCR71
UH; enrollment ceilings
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS LIFT THE CEILINGS ON NONRESIDENT ENROLLMENT OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, CREATE SEPARATE NONRESIDENT ENROLLMENT CEILINGS FOR MAINLAND AND FOREIGN STUDENTS.
(H ) 3/17/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. WARD, PINE, Brower, Ching, C. Lee HED, FIN  HR57
HCR72
UH Study abroad scholarships for Hawaii residents
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO CREATE SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS TO STUDY ABROAD.
(H ) 2/20/2009 - Referred to HED/TCI, FIN, referral sheet 19 WARD, BROWER, PINE, Aquino, Ching, Hanohano, Nakashima HED/TCI, FIN
HCR73
Extending Energy Solutions for the Home program; HECO
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY TO EXTEND ITS ENERGY SOLUTIONS FOR THE HOME PROGRAM.
(H ) 2/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, CPC, referral sheet 19 WARD, BROWER, PINE, Ching, Hanohano, Marumoto, Nakashima EEP, CPC
HCR74
Massage Therapy; Licensure Standards and Procedures Study
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU IN CONSULTATION WITH THE STATE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY TO STUDY MASSAGE THERAPY LICENSURE STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES OF OTHER STATES AND WHETHER HAWAII'S LAWS PREVENT QUALIFIED MASSAGE THERAPISTS EDUCATED AND TRAINED IN ANOTHER STATE FROM PRACTICING IN HAWAII.
(H ) 2/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 19 CARROLL, BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Bertram, Chong, Evans, Finnegan, C. Lee, Magaoay, Sagum, Ward HLT, CPC, LMG  HR60
HCR75
Prince Kuhio; Commemorative Stamp
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A STAMP HONORING PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANAOLE.
(S ) 3/12/2009 - Referred to WTL. CARROLL, BELATTI, BROWER, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, WARD, Bertram, Chong, Evans, C. Lee WTL  HR61
HCR76 HD1 SD1
Task Force; Government Efficiency
REQUESTING THE SENATE PRESIDENT AND THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE ON REINVENTING GOVERNMENT TO EXAMINE THE CURRENT OPERATIONS AND ORGANIZATION OF STATE GOVERNMENT AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON MAKING STATE GOVERNMENT MORE EFFICIENT.
(S ) 5/1/2009 - Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 720). MANAHAN, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Berg, Choy, Magaoay, Takumi, Tsuji, Wakai, Wooley WAM
HCR77
Hanalei Bay boatyard acquisition; user conflicts
URGING EITHER THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES OR THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ACQUIRE THE BOATYARD ADJACENT TO THE STATE PIER AND WHARF FACILITY AND BOAT LAUNCH RAMP, AND TO ADDRESS PERMITTING AND USE CONFLICTS AT HANALEI, KAUAI.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to WLO/TRN, FIN, referral sheet 23 SAGUM (BR) WLO/TRN, FIN
HCR78
Hanapepe Salt Ponds Resource Management Plan; Stakeholders
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, LAND DIVISION, TO INCLUDE THE ROYAL ORDER OF KAMEHAMEHA IN THE STAKEHOLDERS ASSEMBLED TO MEET AND DEVELOP A HANAPEPE SALT POND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to WLO, HAW, referral sheet 23 SAGUM, AWANA, CARROLL, CHANG, CHONG, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, MCKELVEY, MORITA, Har, M. Oshiro, Souki, Tokioka WLO, HAW
HCR79
Attorney General; Vacation Rentals
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO REVIEW AND SUBMIT A LEGAL OPINION REGARDING WHETHER VACATION RENTAL USES IN SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND FARM DWELLINGS IN STATE AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS ARE PROHIBITED UNDER CHAPTER 205, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(H ) 3/6/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAGUM, CHANG, Awana, Carroll, Chong, Hanohano, Magaoay, McKelvey, Morita, M. Oshiro, Souki, Tokioka AGR/WLO, JUD
HCR80
Ceded Lands
REQUESTING THAT THE GOVERNOR WITHDRAW THE STATE'S PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI IN HAWAII V. OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, NO. 07-1372 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to HAW, WLO/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 23 CARROLL, AWANA, BELATTI, BROWER, CABANILLA, EVANS, HANOHANO, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SAIKI HAW, WLO/JUD, FIN  HR62
HCR81
Ceded Lands
REQUESTING WITHDRAWAL OF THE STATE'S APPEAL PENDING BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT IN HAWAII V. OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, NO. 07-1372.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to HAW, WLO/JUD, FIN, referral sheet 23 CARROLL, BELATTI, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, C. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, NISHIMOTO, SAIKI, SHIMABUKURO, Bertram, Magaoay HAW, WLO/JUD, FIN  HR63
HCR82 HD1
Ane Keohokalole; Support
EXPRESSING LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT FOR THE ANE KEOHOKALOLE HIGHWAY EXTENSION, MID-LEVEL ROAD, IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. COFFMAN, CHANG, EVANS, HANOHANO, HERKES, NAKASHIMA, TSUJI TRN, FIN  HR64
HCR83
Earth Charter; Sustainable Planning and Development
ENDORSING THE EARTH CHARTER AND URGING THE GOVERNOR, MAYORS, AND COUNTY COUNCILS TO ADOPT AND USE THE CHARTER AS PART OF THE FRAMEWORK FOR SUSTAINABLE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to EEP/WLO, referral sheet 23 BERG, CHING, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, WOOLEY, Aquino, Bertram, Evans, Finnegan, Nakashima, Wakai, Yamashita EEP/WLO  HR65
HCR84
Hawaiian Telcom; Joint House and Senate Briefing
REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON COMMERCE AND CONSUMER PROTECTION AND THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMMERCE TO CONVENE JOINT INFORMATIONAL BRIEFINGS TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE SALE OF THE INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER BY VERIZON HAWAII, INC. WAS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST AND THE FEASIBILITY OF THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ACQUIRING THE INCUMBENT LOCAL EXCHANGE CARRIER AND OPERATING IT AS A COOPERATIVE VENTURE.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES, AWANA, BERTRAM, BROWER, EVANS, HANOHANO, ITO, KARAMATSU, M. LEE, LUKE, MAGAOAY, MIZUNO, MORITA, PINE, TOKIOKA, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Aquino, Belatti, Cabanilla, Chang, Ching, Chong, Choy, Coffman, Finnegan, Har, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Manahan, Nakashima, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Rhoads, Saiki, Souki, Takumi, Tsuji, Wakai, Ward, Wooley CPC, LMG
HCR85 HD1
Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Hawaii's admission into the Union of the United States of America as the 50th State.
CELEBRATING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF HAWAII'S ADMISSION INTO THE UNION OF THE UNITED STATES AS THE 50TH STATE.
(H ) 3/5/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY
HCR86 HD1
Felix Consent Decree; DOH Report
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE REPORT OF POST FELIX CONSENT DECREE CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES AND FUNDING.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH/EDH. MIZUNO, BROWER, CARROLL, FINNEGAN, NISHIMOTO, SHIMABUKURO, WARD, YAMANE, Belatti HTH/EDH  HR68
HCR87
Jan Ken Po Month; World Championship Jan Ken Po Tournament; Public Schools
RECOGNIZING AUGUST 2009 AS JAN KEN PO MONTH IN HAWAII AND URGING THE ORGANIZATION OF A STATEWIDE GRAND JAN KEN PO TOURNAMENT DURING THE MONTH TO RAISE FUNDS TO BENEFIT HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 23 MIZUNO, BROWER, MANAHAN, Awana, Hanohano, Takumi EDN, FIN  HR69
HCR88
Industrial Hemp; Agriculture; Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF RESTRUCTURING HAWAIIAN COMMERCIAL AND SUGAR COMPANY ON MAUI TO OPERATE AN INDUSTRIAL HEMP PLANTATION.
(H ) 2/25/2009 - Referred to AGR, FIN, referral sheet 23 BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, THIELEN AGR, FIN
HCR89
Expanded Learning Time Models; Hookakoo Corporation
REQUESTING THAT THE HOOKAKOO CORPORATION REPORT ON THE PROGRESS AND IMPACTS OF THE MODELS FOR EXPANDED LEARNING TIME BEING PILOTED BY THE HOOKAKOO CORPORATION'S PARTNER CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. TAKUMI, BERG EDH
HCR90
West Kauai Ambulance Service; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF THE FUTURE IMPLEMENTATION OF AN AMBULANCE DISPATCH CENTER ON THE WEST SIDE OF KAUAI, BASED IN KALAHEO.
(H ) 3/6/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 25 SAGUM, MORITA, TOKIOKA HLT, FIN
HCR91
Private Subdivisions; Political Subdivisions.
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO CONSIDER THE ESTABLISHMENT OF TOWNSHIPS OR OTHER POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS TO ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF INFRASTRUCTURE IN PRIVATE SUBDIVISIONS.
(H ) 3/6/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 25 HANOHANO WLO, FIN  HR72
HCR92 HD1
Department of Public Safety; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, SHERIFF DIVISION, AND TO REPORT ON THE SUITABILITY OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND SHERIFF DIVISION.
(H ) 5/1/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HANOHANO PSM, WAM
HCR93
Health; Hospital-Acquired Infections
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL FACILITIES REGARDING HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED INFECTIONS.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. M. LEE, BROWER, RHOADS, Har HLT  HR73
HCR94 HD1 SD1
Audit; Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Maintenance Contracts
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PUUWAI MOMI AND WEST OAHU ASSET MANAGEMENT PROJECTS (KNOWN AS AMP 30 AND AMP 44) TO COMPARE THE PERFORMANCE OF STATE OPERATED AND PRIVATELY OPERATED PUBLIC HOUSING PROPERTIES; AND TO DETERMINE THE RELATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS OF FUNDING LEVELS, MISMANAGEMENT, AND TENANT AND VISITOR ACTIONS TO THE FAILURE TO MEET PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR THESE PROPERTIES.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). SAY, CHONG, MANAHAN, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO EDH, WAM
HCR95
Molokai Properties Limited; Independent Appraisal; DLNR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT AN INDEPENDENT APPRAISAL OF MOLOKAI PROPERTIES LIMITED LANDHOLDINGS ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
(H ) 3/13/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. ITO, HAR WLO, FIN  HR74
HCR96
Kaneohe Bay; Conservation and Resources Enforcement Services
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT, TO PROVIDE LIMITED ENFORCEMENT SERVICES AT NIGHT ON A REGULAR BASIS AND TO CONTINUE PROVIDING ENFORCEMENT SERVICES ON WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS AT KANEOHE BAY.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO, CHONG WTL  HR75
HCR97 HD1 SD1
Respiratory Care Practitioners; Sunrise Review by Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE EFFECTS OF REGULATING RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.
(S ) 4/30/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 717). NAKASHIMA, AWANA, BROWER, HERKES, KEITH-AGARAN, M. LEE, MAGAOAY, MANAHAN, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, SAIKI, SHIMABUKURO, WOOLEY, YAMANE, YAMASHITA, Aquino, Belatti, Berg, Choy, Coffman, Hanohano, Rhoads HTH/CPN
HCR98
State Parks; Barack Obama Jr. Birthplace
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO SET ASIDE STATE-OWNED LAND AT 6091 KALANIANA‘OLE HIGHWAY AS "PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA BIRTHPLACE STATE PARK."
(H ) 3/6/2009 - Referred to TCI, WLO, referral sheet 25 BERG, WARD TCI, WLO  HR77
HCR99
Swimming Pool Backwash; Discharge to Sanitary Sewers
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADOPT ORDINANCES PROHIBITING THE DISCHARGE OF BACKWASH FROM NEW RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOLS INTO STORM DRAINS AND REQUIRING DISCHARGE INTO A SANITARY SEWER.
(H ) 3/6/2009 - Referred to EEP/WLO, referral sheet 25 BERG, HANOHANO EEP/WLO  HR78
HCR100 HD1
Islam Day
PROCLAIMING SEPTEMBER 24, 2009, AS ISLAM DAY.
(H ) 5/6/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERG, HANOHANO, Belatti EDT  HR79
HCR101
Attorneys; Legislators; Aloha Attire
ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO ALLOW LEGISLATORS TO WEAR ALOHA ATTIRE DURING FLOOR SESSIONS AND ENCOURAGING THE HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY TO ALLOW ATTORNEYS TO WEAR ALOHA ATTIRE WHEN APPEARING IN STATE COURTS.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to LMG, JUD, referral sheet 26 SHIMABUKURO, CARROLL, HANOHANO, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, WAKAI, YAMANE, Belatti, Brower, C. Lee, Luke, Saiki LMG, JUD  HR81
HCR102
Hawaiian Fishponds.
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REFRAIN FROM SELLING PUBLIC LANDS THAT CONTAIN OR ARE CONTIGUOUS TO HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to HAW, WLO, referral sheet 26 HANOHANO, AWANA, BERG, BERTRAM, CARROLL, MORITA, SHIMABUKURO, Tokioka HAW, WLO  HR82
HCR103 HD1
DOCARE; Law Enforcement Accreditation
REQUESTING THE DIVISION OF CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT TO APPLY FOR ACCREDITATION OR RECOGNITION WITH THE COMMISSION ON ACCREDITATION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES, INC.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL. MAGAOAY, Coffman, Herkes WTL  HR83
HCR104
Relating to commercial ornamental fisheries industry.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A STOCK ASSESSMENT OF CERTAIN MARINE LIFE TO DETERMINE A BASELINE FOR FUTURE MANAGEMENT MEASURES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL. ITO WTL  HR84
HCR105
Pre-Kindergarten Academy
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO CREATE A PRE-KINDERGARTEN ACADEMY.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 26 CHONG, Takumi, Yamashita EDN, FIN  HR85
HCR106
A Plus program expansion
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INCREASE ACADEMIC SERVICES TO STUDENTS IN THE AFTER-SCHOOL PLUS PROGRAM.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 26 CHONG, Keith-Agaran, Takumi, Yamashita EDN, FIN  HR86
HCR107
Respiratory Care Practitioners; Sunrise Review by Auditor
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ANALYZE A MEASURE TO REGULATE RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.
(H ) 3/10/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 26 CHONG, Ito, Takumi HLT, CPC, LMG
HCR108
Fort Barrette Road; Name Change
URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO CHANGE THE STREET NAME OF FORT BARRETTE ROAD TO KUALAKA‘I ROAD.
(S ) 4/15/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. HAR, Awana, Carroll, Hanohano, Tokioka TIA  HR87
HCR109
Colorectal Cancer; Mandatory Colonoscopy Coverage; Auditor Study
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR COLONOSCOPY COLORECTAL CANCER SCREENING.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE HTH/CPN  HR88SCR26
HCR110
Controlled Substances; Classification; Marijuana
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ASSESS MARIJUANA TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT MAY BE RECLASSIFIED IN THE SCHEDULE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
(H ) 3/13/2009 - Referred to PBS/HLT, referral sheet 29 BERTRAM, HANOHANO, THIELEN, Aquino, C. Lee, McKelvey, Mizuno PBS/HLT  HR89
HCR111 HD1
Medical Marijuana; Interstate Transport.
REQUESTING CONGRESS TO ENACT NECESSARY LEGISLATION TO ALLOW QUALIFIED PATIENTS TO TRANSPORT MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND PARAPHERNALIA FOR PERSONAL USE WHEN TRAVELING INTRASTATE OR INTERSTATE.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on JUD as amended in HD 1 with Ching, Finnegan voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. BERTRAM, HANOHANO, THIELEN, Aquino, C. Lee, McKelvey, Mizuno PBS, JUD  HR90
HCR112
Medical Marijuana
REQUESTING STATE AND LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ABIDE BY STATE LAWS RELATING TO THE MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BERTRAM, HANOHANO, KARAMATSU, McKelvey PBS/HLT, JUD
HCR113
Kamuela Vacuum Cooling Plant
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONSULT WITH OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ENTITIES TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO OPTIMIZE THE USE OF THE KAMUELA VACUUM COOLING PLANT.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. EVANS WTL  HR91
HCR114
Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act; Funds; Shooting Range
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR AND THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO STRIVE TO EXPEND THE STATE OF HAWAII'S FULL ALLOTMENT OF FEDERAL AID IN WILDLIFE RESTORATION FUNDS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WTL. EVANS WTL  HR92
HCR115
Motor Vehicle Alarm Systems
REQUESTING THAT MOTOR VEHICLE OWNERS DISABLE AUDIBLE MOTOR VEHICLE ALARM SYSTEMS.
(H ) 3/13/2009 - Referred to EEP, referral sheet 29 RHOADS EEP  HR93
HCR116
Prince Kuhio Park; Kaua'i
URGING THE COUNTY OF KAUA'I TO RESTORE PRINCE KUHIO PARK TO ITS FORMER CONFIGURATION.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Referred to WTL. SAGUM, CARROLL, CHANG, MORITA, TOKIOKA WTL
HCR117
Public Library; Waikoloa
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM TO PROVIDE ALTERNATIVE LIBRARY SERVICES FOR THE RESIDENTS OF WAIKOLOA AND DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A NEW PUBLIC LIBRARY IN WAIKOLOA.
(H ) 3/13/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 29 EVANS EDN, FIN  HR94
HCR118
Interest; Federal Usury Rate
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING A FEDERAL USURY RATE.
(H ) 3/23/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. AQUINO, M. LEE, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, YAMANE, Herkes, Rhoads CPC  HR95
HCR119
Hawaiian Airlines; Air Line Pilots Association; Pilots Contract
URGING THE MANAGEMENT OF HAWAIIAN AIRLINES AND THE AIR LINE PILOTS ASSOCIATION TO SWIFTLY NEGOTIATE A FAIR AND REASONABLE NEW LABOR CONTRACT.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. TAKUMI TRN/LAB  HR96SCR65
HCR120
Legislature and Hawaii Business Community; Support Paid Family Leave in Hawaii
URGING THE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND THE HAWAII BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO SUPPORT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PAID FAMILY LEAVE IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/24/2009 - The committee on HMS deferred the measure. M. LEE, KARAMATSU, MIZUNO, MORITA, B. OSHIRO, RHOADS, SHIMABUKURO HMS/LBR  HR97
HCR121
Hospitals; Sexual Assault; Emergency Contraception
URGING ALL HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS IN THE STATE TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION ON DEMAND TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT OR RAPE.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with Ching, Finnegan, Pine voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. M. LEE, KARAMATSU, MARUMOTO, MORITA, NISHIMOTO, B. OSHIRO, SAGUM, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN HLT, JUD  HR98
HCR122
Historic Costume Collection; University of Hawaii
ACKNOWLEDGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES HISTORIC COSTUME COLLECTION AS A STATE TREASURE OF NATIONAL IMPORTANCE AND ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MUSEUM FOR ITS PRESERVATION
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on HED with none voting no and Takai excused. CHOY TCI, HED  HR101SCR92
HCR123
Highway Safety; Roadside Solicitation
URGING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO ESTABLISH SAFETY PROCEDURES FOR ROADSIDE SOLICITATION OF FUNDS AND DONATED GOODS.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. M. LEE, AWANA, BROWER, MIZUNO, MORITA, NAKASHIMA, WAKAI, YAMANE, Hanohano, Herkes, Rhoads, Sagum, Souki, Takumi, Tokioka, Tsuji TIA  HR102
HCR124 HD1
Contractors; Incidental and Supplemental Work; Study
REQUESTING A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE PROPER INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION OF THE PHRASE "INCIDENTAL AND SUPPLEMENTAL" WITH REGARD TO THE CONTRACTING BUSINESS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. RHOADS CPN, WAM
HCR125
2005 Sustainability Plan; Kanaka Maoli
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC POLICY CENTER TO MEET WITH, AND ADOPT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE KANAKA MAOLI COMMITTEE WITH RESPECT TO THE CENTER'S REVIEW OF THE 2050 SUSTAINABILITY PLAN.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on HED with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. CARROLL, AWANA, BROWER, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Belatti, Coffman, Hanohano, Har, Ito, M. Lee, Manahan, Morita, Nakashima, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Sagum, Takumi, Tokioka, Yamane HAW, HED  HR103
HCR126 HD1
Honorary Degree Program; Office of Hawaiian Affairs
REQUESTING THE EDUCATION DIVISION OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO WORK WITH THE HAWAI‘INUIAKEA SCHOOL OF HAWAIIAN KNOWLEDGE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO DEVELOP A KUPUNA HONORARY DEGREE PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on HED as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. CARROLL, HANOHANO, HAR, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, TOKIOKA, WAKAI, YAMANE, Coffman, Morita, Nakashima, Sagum HAW, HED  HR104
HCR127
Chief Election Officer; Accurate and Secure Voting
REQUESTING THE CHIEF ELECTION OFFICER TO CARRY OUT VARIOUS TASKS TO ENSURE THAT VOTING BALLOTS ARE SECURED AND COUNTED ACCURATELY.
(H ) 3/17/2009 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 32 CARROLL, COFFMAN, HANOHANO, HAR, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI, YAMANE, Morita, Nakashima, Sagum, Tokioka JUD, FIN  HR105
HCR128
Aspartame, Approval, Food and Drug Administration
REQUESTING REVIEW OF EXISTING REPORTS AND STUDIES RELATED TO ASPARTAME AND RECISSION OF APPROVAL OF ASPARTAME FOR UNITED STATES MARKETS.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Re-referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 48 CARROLL, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Awana, Belatti, Brower, Chang, Ching, Coffman, Evans, Hanohano, Har, Ito, Magaoay, Manahan, Morita, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Sagum, Takumi, Wakai, Yamane HLT, FIN
HCR129
Geologists; Licensure; Sunrise Review
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF GEOLOGIST LICENSURE.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to WLO, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 33 BERG, BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Aquino, Coffman, Herkes, Morita, Nakashima, Souki, Takumi, Tokioka, Tsuji WLO, CPC, LMG
HCR130
Reproductive Technology; Professional Standards
URGING MEDICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE REPRODUCTIVE AND FERTILITY TREATMENTS TO DEVELOP ETHICAL STANDARDS AND PROFESSIONAL GUIDELINES FOR EMBRYO IMPLANTATION.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on CPC/JUD with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. M. LEE, ITO, MORITA, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, Saiki HLT, CPC/JUD  HR107
HCR131 HD1
Telecommunications and Broadband Infrastructure Inventory Study
REQUESTING THE HAWAII BROADBAND COMMISSIONER TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE INVENTORY.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to EDT/CPN. MCKELVEY EDT/CPN  HR108
HCR132
Submerged state lands; Napili Kai, Ltd.; Kaanapali, Maui
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS SEAWARD OF TAX MAP KEY: (2) 4-3-2: 27, AT KAANAPALI, MAUI, FOR CONCRETE PIER BLOCK REMNANTS PURPOSES.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 33 MCKELVEY WLO, FIN
HCR133
State Boxing Commission of Hawaii; Amateur Boxing; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE STATE BOXING COMMISSION OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HERKES TCI, CPC, LMG
HCR134
Women's Health Month
RECOGNIZING OCTOBER AS WOMEN'S HEALTH MONTH.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 33 MIZUNO, BROWER, HANOHANO, M. LEE, YAMANE, Bertram HLT  HR109
HCR135 SD1
Big Island Juvenile Intake and Assessment Center
STRONGLY SUPPORTING THE CONCEPT OF ESTABLISHING A SYSTEM OF JUVENILE INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT CENTERS, AS EMBODIED BY THE PROPOSED PILOT BIG ISLAND JUVENILE INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT CENTER, THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). MIZUNO HMS/PSM
HCR136
American Sign Language Interpreters; Legislative Reference Bureau
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE AVAILABILITY OF AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, LMG, referral sheet 33 MIZUNO, BROWER HLT/HUS, LMG
HCR137 HD1
Hybrid and Electric Vehicles; Audibility; Blind Pedestrian Safety
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY, ALONG WITH THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE MINIMUM SOUND LEVEL NECESSARY TO ENSURE THAT BLIND PEDESTRIANS CAN HEAR HYBRID AND OTHER "SILENT" VEHICLES IN ALL PHASES OF THEIR OPERATION.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on HLT as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. HANOHANO TRN, HLT  HR110
HCR138
Ka`ohe Homesteads; Geothermal Resource Zone Removal
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REMOVE THE KA`OHE HOMESTEADS FROM THE GEOTHERMAL RESOURCES SUBZONE DESIGNATION.
(S ) 4/3/2009 - Referred to WTL/ENE. HANOHANO WTL/ENE  HR111
HCR139
Public Safety; Inmate Reentry Programs; Report
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON INMATE REENTRY PROGRAMS THAT HAVE BEEN OR ARE PLANNED TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMUNITY SAFETY ACT OF 2007.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. HANOHANO PBS, LMG
HCR140
Intake Correctional Center in Kona
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF BUILDING AN INTAKE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY IN THE DISTRICT OF NORTH OR SOUTH KONA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. HANOHANO PBS, LMG
HCR141
Study; State Facility to Grow and Distribute Medical Marijuana
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE ISSUE OF ESTABLISHING A STATE FACILITY TO GROW AND DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA FOR MEDICAL USE IN HAWAII.
(H ) 3/18/2009 - Referred to PBS/HLT, LMG, referral sheet 33 HANOHANO PBS/HLT, LMG
HCR142
Native Hawaiian Tattoo
REQUESTING THAT PAPA OLA LOKAHI WORK WITH EXPERTS IN THE CULTURAL PRACTICE OF TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN TATTOOING TO DETERMINE QUALIFICATIONS FOR KAHUNA KA KAKAU.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Re-referred to HLT, referral sheet 50 AWANA, CABANILLA, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Aquino, Belatti, Berg, Chang, Chong, Choy, Coffman, Hanohano, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Luke, Magaoay, Nakashima, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Saiki, Souki, Takumi, Tokioka, Ward, Wooley HLT  HR112
HCR143
Unserved Arrest Warrants; Backlog
URGING THE JUDICIARY, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, AND THE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENTS TO WORK IN A COORDINATED EFFORT TO DETERMINE A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO PERMANENTLY ALLEVIATE THE PROBLEM OF A BACKLOG IN UNSERVED ARREST WARRANTS THAT GOES BEYOND ONLY FISCAL AND BUDGETARY DISCUSSIONS OR SOLUTIONS.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. AWANA, CABANILLA, HANOHANO, B. OSHIRO, SHIMABUKURO, Aquino, Belatti, Berg, Chang, Choy, Coffman, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, M. Lee, Luke, Magaoay, McKelvey, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Saiki, Souki, Takumi, Tokioka, Ward, Wooley, Yamashita PBS, JUD  HR113
HCR144
Homelessness; Purging; Hawaii's Congressional Delegation
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION DETERRING THE TRANSPORTATION OF HOMELESS PERSONS TO HAWAII.
(S ) 4/15/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. AWANA, BERG, CABANILLA, CHONG, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, TOKIOKA, WARD, Aquino, Belatti, Bertram, Choy, Coffman, Keith-Agaran, Nishimoto, Saiki, Souki, Wooley TIA/HMS  HR114
HCR145
Kalaeloa; Hawaii Community Development Authority
ENCOURAGING THE BASE REALIGNMENT AND CLOSURE COMMISSION AND THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CONTINUE THEIR DISCUSSIONS AND MAKE GOOD FAITH EFFORTS TO CONSUMMATE CONVEYANCE OF PARCELS OF LAND IN THE KALAELOA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to WTL. HAR WTL  HR115SCR118
HCR146
Ownership of Kaimakani Street; DLNR; City and County of Honolulu
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO AGREE TO A FINAL DETERMINATION REGARDING THE OWNERSHIP AND JURISDICTION OF AN UNIMPROVED SECTION OF KAIMAKANI STREET.
(S ) 4/24/2009 - The committee(s) on WTL/TIA deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 04-27-09 2:00 PM in conference room 224. B. OSHIRO WTL/TIA  HR116
HCR147
Federal Medical Assistance Percentage
REQUESTING AN INCREASE IN THE FEDERAL MEDICAL ASSISTANCE PERCENTAGE FOR HAWAII.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. YAMANE, MIZUNO HUS/HLT, FIN  HR118
HCR148 SD1
Health Information Exchange; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DESIGNATE, AND ASSERTING THE LEGISLATURE'S ENDORSEMENT OF, THE HAWAII HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE, INC. TO SERVE AS THE STATE'S QUALIFIED STATE-DESIGNATED ENTITY TO EFFECTIVELY COORDINATE HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE TECHNOLOGY INITIATIVES TO ENSURE THAT HAWAII IS ABLE TO RAPIDLY RESPOND TO AND QUALIFY FOR GRANT FUNDING THROUGH THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 FOR HEALTH CARE INFORMATION EXCHANGE TECHNOLOGY.
(S ) 5/7/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 729). YAMANE HTH/EDT  HR119
HCR149
Hawaii Community Development Authority; Transfer of Duties
REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE PERFORMANCE OF THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF TRANSFERRING ITS FUNCTIONS BACK TO THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, LMG, referral sheet 36 AQUINO (BR) WLO, LMG  HR120
HCR150
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ADOPT THE UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. BERG, BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, MORITA, TAKUMI, Aquino, Herkes, Nakashima, Rhoads, Souki, Tsuji TIA  HR121
HCR151
Collective Bargaining
REQUESTING EACH PUBLIC SECTOR JURISDICTION WITHIN THE STATE TO SUBMIT REPORTS ON PERIODIC REPRICING AS REQUIRED UNDER SECTION 89-9, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. RHOADS LAB, FIN
HCR152
Place of Public Accommodation
REQUESTING THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO FORM A WORKING GROUP TO STUDY THE ADVISABILITY OF INCLUDING STATE-OPERATED SCHOOLS, LIBRARIES, COMMUNITY COLLEGES, AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE DEFINITION OF "PLACE OF PUBLIC ACCOMMODATION".
(H ) 4/2/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CHANG, KARAMATSU HED/EDN, JUD  HR122
HCR153
Correctional Facilities
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF CONSTRUCTING A PRISON AT THE STATE QUARANTINE STATION AT HALAWA, OAHU.
(H ) 4/15/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY PBS, LMG  HR123
HCR154
Department of Public Safety; Intake Service Centers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO REVIEW ITS EFFORTS OF PROVIDING REENTRY SERVICES TO ALL INMATES RELEASED FROM CUSTODY.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to PSM. SAY PSM  HR124
HCR155
Kapolei Court Complex
RECOMMENDING THAT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX BE RENAMED AS "THE RONALD T.Y. MOON JUDICIAL COMPLEX".
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 36 SAY JUD
HCR156
Maui Memorial Medical Center; Rename in Honor of Bob Nakasone
RENAMING MAUI MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER IN HONOR OF REPRESENTATIVE ROBERT H. "BOB" NAKASONE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, referral sheet 36 SAY HLT
HCR157 SD1
Television; Use of Closed-Captioning For Children
URGING PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES TO ENCOURAGE THEIR PARENT CLIENTS TO TURN ON CLOSED CAPTIONING WHEN THEIR CHILDREN WATCH TELEVISION.
(S ) 5/1/2009 - Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 720). SAY HMS  HR125
HCR158
Compact of Free Association; Increase Federal Assistance
STRONGLY URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEDERAL AID TO THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR THE PROVISION OF VARIOUS STATE SERVICES TO MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION NATIONS.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY TIA  HR126
HCR159
Peanut Allergy; Food Establishment Notices; Inspection
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO REQUIRE FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS TO POST NOTICES WARNING THAT SOME FOOD PREPARED OR OFFERED FOR SALE FOR CONSUMPTION MAY CONTAIN PEANUTS OR PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM PEANUTS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 36 SAY HLT, FIN  HR127
HCR160
HIV/AIDS Prevention Funds
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO RESCIND THE POLICY REQUIRING NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS TO SIGN A PLEDGE OPPOSING THE DECRIMINALIZATION OF PROSTITUTION AS A CONDITION FOR RECEIVING HIV/AIDS PREVENTION FUNDS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, TCI, referral sheet 36 SAY (BR) HLT, TCI
HCR161 HD1
Sunrise Review; Teeth-Whitening
REQUESTING A SUNRISE REVIEW OF REGULATING PRACTITIONERS OF TEETH-WHITENING.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. KEITH-AGARAN, MCKELVEY, Aquino, Choy, Coffman, Herkes, C. Lee, Souki, Wakai, Wooley CPN, WAM  HR128
HCR162
Bicycling; Transportation
RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF BICYCLING.
(H ) 4/17/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. BERTRAM, AWANA, CARROLL, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Souki TIA  HR129
HCR163
Piilani Trail; Important Hawaiian Coastal Cultural Heritage Corridor
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' NA ALA HELE PROGRAM TO DESIGNATE THE PI‘ILANI TRAIL AS AN IMPORTANT HAWAIIAN COASTAL CULTURAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 36 BERTRAM, CARROLL, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Souki WLO  HR130
HCR164
Haleakala Trail; Public Access
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MAKE THE HALEAKALA TRAIL AVAILABLE TO THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 36 BERTRAM, CARROLL, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Souki WLO, JUD  HR131
HCR165 HD1
Medical Marijuana
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT AND UNITED STATES ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE'S DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION TO STOP ENGAGING IN MEDICAL MARIJUANA RAIDS THAT CIRCUMVENT STATE LAWS PERMITTING MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on HLT as amended in HD 1 with Ching, Finnegan, M. Lee, Marumoto, Tokioka, Yamane voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. BERTRAM, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Brower, Shimabukuro, Souki PBS, HLT  HR132
HCR166
State Capitol Lawn; Hawaiian Hale
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO IMPLEMENT REPLICAS OF HAWAIIAN HALE ON THE STATE CAPITOL LAWN SURROUNDED BY TROPICAL FOLIAGE FOR REST AREAS.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. BERTRAM, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Souki HAW, FIN  HR133
HCR167 HD1
Kalo; State Capitol Building
REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF PLANTING NON-GENETICALLY MODIFIED KALO IN THE REFLECTING POOL THAT SURROUNDS THE STATE CAPITOL BUILDING.
(H ) 4/16/2009 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Friday 04-17-09 10:00 AM in conference room 312. BERTRAM, CARROLL, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Souki HAW, AGR  HR134
HCR168
REQUESTING THE LONG TERM CARE COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS TO HOSPITALS FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE WAITLISTED FOR LONG TERM CARE AND TO LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ACCEPT WAITLISTED PATIENTS
REQUESTING THE LONG TERM CARE COMMISSION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF INCREASING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS TO HOSPITALS FOR PATIENTS WHO ARE WAITLISTED FOR LONG TERM CARE AND TO LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES TO ACCEPT WAITLISTED PATIENTS.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Friday 03-27-09 10:00am in conference room 329. YAMANE HLT/HUS, FIN  HR135SCR169
HCR169
Electronic Direct Deposit; Active Duty Hawaii National Guard
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO IMPLEMENT AN ELECTRONIC DIRECT DEPOSIT SYSTEM FOR MEMBERS OF THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD WHILE ON ACTIVE DUTY IN ACCORDANCE WITH ACT 31, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2007.
(H ) 3/31/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Berg, Evans, Herkes, Saiki, Takai excused. MCKELVEY EBM, FIN  HR136
HCR170
Submerged state lands; Napili Kai, Ltd.; Kaanapali, Maui
AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS SEAWARD OF TAX MAP KEY: (2) 4-3-2: 27, AT KAANAPALI, MAUI, FOR CONCRETE PIER BLOCK REMNANTS PURPOSES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 MCKELVEY (BR) WLO, FIN
HCR171
Amateur Boxing; Boxing Commission; Jurisdiction; Auditor's Study
REQUESTING THAT THE AUDITOR STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REMOVING AMATEUR BOXING FROM THE JURISDICTION OF THE STATE BOXING COMMISSION OF HAWAII.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHANG, HERKES, KARAMATSU, SOUKI CPN
HCR172
Noelani School and McKinley High School; Name Change
URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII'S BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CHANGE THE SCHOOL NAME OF NOELANI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TO PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA II ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND/OR TO CHANGE THE SCHOOL NAME OF PRESIDENT WILLIAM MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL TO PRESIDENT BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA II HIGH SCHOOL.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, referral sheet 36 KEITH-AGARAN EDN
HCR173
Western White House
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ESTABLISH A WESTERN WHITE HOUSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. EVANS, MCKELVEY, Choy TCI  HR137
HCR174 HD1
Tourism Industry; Outdoor Activities
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF CREATING A MARKET IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TSM. EVANS, MCKELVEY, Carroll, Choy, Hanohano, Ito, Magaoay, Nakashima, Sagum, Tokioka, Tsuji, Yamashita TSM  HR138
HCR175
Hawaii Community College
REQUESTING HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY ADVISORY GROUP TO RECOMMEND A NAME FOR THE WEST HAWAII CAMPUS OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE, COMMONLY KNOWN AS HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER, WEST HAWAII CAMPUS.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. EVANS, HANOHANO, TSUJI, Chang, Coffman, Herkes, Nakashima HED  HR139
HCR176
Homeowner Lending Standards
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONSIDER ADOPTING NEW HOMEOWNER LENDING STANDARDS FOR MORTGAGE LENDING COMPANIES THAT RECEIVE FEDERAL AID.
(H ) 3/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. KARAMATSU (BR) HSG, CPC  HR140
HCR177
Small farmers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO EXPLORE AND DEVELOP INCENTIVES AND PREFERENCES FOR SMALL FARMERS TO ALLOW THEM TO EXPAND AND CONTINUE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE FOOD SELF-SUFFICIENCY OF THE STATE.
(H ) 3/27/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO AGR, FIN  HR141
HCR178
Keanae School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO TRANSFER THE OLD KEANAE SCHOOL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO EDN, WLO  HR142
HCR179
South Molokai Reef Fishery
EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY REPORT, "THE CORAL REEF OF SOUTH MOLOKAI, HAWAII: PORTRAIT OF A SEDIMENT THREATENED FRINGING REEF", AND ENCOURAGING FEDERAL, STATE, AND COMMUNITY COOPERATION TO STEWARD THE SOUTH MOLOKAI REEF FISHERY.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO WLO  HR143
HCR180
Elections; Voting Information
URGING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS TO NOT TRANSMIT VOTE INFORMATION OVER TELEPHONE LINES AND THE INTERNET.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, SHIMABUKURO, McKelvey JUD  HR144
HCR181
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTERS IN EACH OF ITS HOMESTEAD COMMUNITIES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HAW, EDN, FIN, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO, Chong HAW, EDN, FIN  HR145
HCR182
Makapipi Stream
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE WHETHER MAKAPIPI STREAM IS BEING SUFFICIENTLY PROTECTED IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO WLO  HR146
HCR183 HD1
Public Land Trust; Sale or Exchange
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REFRAIN FROM SELLING OR EXCHANGING LANDS IN THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on WLO/JUD as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, MCKELVEY, SHIMABUKURO HAW, WLO/JUD, FIN  HR147
HCR184
State Building Code
REQUESTING THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL TO ADOPT STANDARDS AND CRITERIA TO ALLOW THE USE OF BAMBOO AS AN ACCEPTED CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL UNDER THE STATE BUILDING CODE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, AWANA, EVANS, SHIMABUKURO, McKelvey WLO  HR148
HCR185 HD1
Federal Designation; Scenic Byways Working Group; Pi`ilani Trail
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A SCENIC BYWAYS WORKING GROUP TO SELECT POSSIBLE SITES STATEWIDE, INCLUDING THE PI`ILANI TRAIL ON MAUI, FOR PROPOSED FEDERAL DESIGNATION AS SCENIC BYWAYS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TIA. MCKELVEY, AWANA, BERTRAM, CARROLL, SHIMABUKURO, Souki TIA  HR149
HCR186
Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts; Inventory
REQUESTING THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO INVENTORY AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE VALUE OF ALL STATE-OWNED ARTWORK ON DISPLAY AND IN STORAGE.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to EDT. YAMASHITA, AWANA, BROWER, CHONG, HANOHANO, HAR, KARAMATSU, KEITH-AGARAN, M. LEE, MANAHAN, M. OSHIRO, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, YAMANE, Aquino, Choy, Evans, C. Lee, Nishimoto, Sagum, Say, Souki EDT  HR150
HCR187
Volatile Organic Compounds; Control Measures; Department of Health
REQUESTING A STUDY ON CONTROL MEASURES FOR VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUND EMISSIONS FROM PAINT SPRAY BOOTHS USED BY AUTO BODY REFINISHERS.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to ENE/CPN. YAMANE, MANAHAN ENE/CPN  HR153
HCR188
Hazardous Waste Materials; Literature Review
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A LITERATURE REVIEW OF THE HEALTH EFFECTS FROM LONG TERM EXPOSURE TO HAZARDOUS WASTE MATERIALS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 36 RHOADS HLT, LMG, FIN
HCR189
Hydroelectric Power; Mountain Streams
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO STUDY THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS OF PLACING HYDROELECTRIC GENERATING DEVICES ALONG MOUNTAIN STREAMS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO/EEP, referral sheet 36 TOKIOKA WLO/EEP  HR154
HCR190
Cable Television; Public Access Programming
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ASSIST THE COUNTIES IN NEGOTIATING CABLE TELEVISION PUBLIC ACCESS CONTRACTS WITH LOCAL PUBLIC ACCESS PROVIDERS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to CPC, FIN, referral sheet 36 TOKIOKA CPC, FIN  HR155
HCR191
Department of Education; Financial and Economic Education
REQUESTING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION TO APPOINT A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A PILOT PROGRAM THAT USES PRIVATE SECTOR RESOURCES FOR A FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC EDUCATION AND LITERACY PROGRAM FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS ON KAUAI AT NO COST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, EBM, referral sheet 36 TOKIOKA, SAGUM EDN, EBM  HR156
HCR192
Economic Recovery Task Force; Report to 2010 Legislature
CONVENING THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY TASK FORCE AND REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S PARTICIPATION.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. B. OSHIRO, CHONG, EVANS, MAGAOAY, MCKELVEY, SAY, SOUKI EBM, LMG, FIN
HCR193
Acceptance of funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
ACCEPTING FUNDS PROVIDED TO THE STATE OF HAWAII BY THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 AND ESTABLISHING THE FEDERAL ECONOMIC STIMULUS PROGRAM OVERSIGHT COMMISSION.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to WAM. B. OSHIRO, CHONG, EVANS, M. LEE, MAGAOAY, M. OSHIRO, SAY, YAMASHITA WAM
HCR194
Task Force; Language Access; Tourism Industry
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY LANGUAGE ACCESSIBILITY WITHIN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TSM. MANAHAN, BROWER, MIZUNO, TOKIOKA, Awana, Chang, Morita, Nakashima, Sagum, Souki, Takumi, Tsuji, Wakai, Wooley TSM  HR157
HCR195
HTA; Non-marketing Issues; Board of Directors
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO FOCUS PART OF ITS TIME AND RESOURCES TO CERTAIN NON-MARKETING TASKS AND REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO FILL THE LAST VACANT POSITION ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to TCI, FIN, referral sheet 36 MANAHAN, BROWER, MIZUNO, TOKIOKA, TSUJI, WOOLEY, Awana, Chang, Herkes, Morita, Nakashima, Sagum, Souki, Takumi, Wakai TCI, FIN  HR158
HCR196
Requesting study of nuclear power
REQUESTING THE HAWAII ENERGY POLICY FORUM TO PREPARE AN INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDY OF NUCLEAR POWER GENERATION.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 36 MORITA, Ito EEP, FIN  HR159
HCR197
Energy Conservation; Department of Education
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT SIMPLE, COST-EFFECTIVE PRACTICES THAT ENCOURAGE ENERGY CONSERVATION IN THE WORKPLACE AMONG DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, EDN, referral sheet 36 MORITA (BR) EEP, EDN  HR160SCR191
HCR198
Public utilities franchise tax on cable and telecommunications companies.
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY THE IMPACT OF LEVYING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES FRANCHISE TAX ON CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to CPC, LMG, FIN, referral sheet 36 AQUINO (BR) CPC, LMG, FIN  HR161
HCR199
Private Prison Performance Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A PRIVATE PRISON PERFORMANCE AUDIT OF SAGUARO CORRECTIONAL CENTER.
(H ) 5/7/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. HANOHANO, TOKIOKA PSM, WAM
HCR200
Department of Public Safety; Ombudsman; Inmates; Investigations of Out-Of-State Prisons
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCLUDE PROVISIONS IN NEW CONTRACTS WITH PRIVATE OR OUT-OF-STATE PRISON FACILITIES THAT INMATE COMPLAINTS ARE SUBJECT TO INVESTIGATION BY THE OMBUDSMAN AND TO RENEGOTIATE EXISTING CONTRACTS TO ALLOW THE OMBUDSMAN TO INVESTIGATE INMATE COMPLAINTS.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. TOKIOKA PBS/LMG, FIN  HR162
HCR201
University of Hawaii; Center on Aging; Gerontology Program
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT THE CENTER ON AGING AND TO RE-OPEN THE GERONTOLOGY CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HRE/HMS. M. LEE HRE/HMS  HR163
HCR202
Vegetation encroachment; beach access and transit; study
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE OVERGROWTH OF INDUCED VEGETATION THAT INHIBITS BEACH ACCESS AND TRANSIT.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Re-referred to WLO, referral sheet 46 MARUMOTO, C. LEE, MORITA, Chang, Har WLO  HR164
HCR203
Dislocated workers; study
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO REPORT ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE DISLOCATED WORKERS PROGRAM.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to LAB, EBM, FIN, referral sheet 36 MARUMOTO LAB, EBM, FIN  HR165
HCR204
Property and health ordinances; fines; multiple violations
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO INCREASE FINES FOR MULTIPLE VIOLATIONS OF COUNTY PROPERTY AND PUBLIC HEALTH ORDINANCES.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TIA. MARUMOTO TIA  HR166
HCR205 HD1
Veterans' Preference; Affordable Housing
REQUESTING THE DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE VETERANS PREFERENCE FOR TENANT SELECTION IN STATE LOW-INCOME HOUSING PROJECTS.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. MCKELVEY, EVANS, ITO, WARD, YAMASHITA, Choy HSG, HUS/HLT, LMG  HR167
HCR206 HD1
LRB; Administrative Rules; Public Contracts; Procurement Code
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO STUDY RECENT INTERIM AMENDMENTS TO HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS UNDER THE HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE TO DETERMINE WHETHER THOSE AMENDMENTS ARE CONTRARY TO THE LETTER OR SPIRIT OF THE PROCUREMENT CODE.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to JGO, WAM. MCKELVEY, EVANS, Berg, Choy, Hanohano, Manahan, Tokioka, Tsuji, Wakai, Wooley JGO, WAM
HCR207 HD1
Illegal Immigration; Undocumented Workers
REQUESTING A JOINT AGENCY STUDY ON THE IMPACT OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN HAWAII.
(H ) 5/6/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. MAGAOAY, BROWER, CHANG, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, NAKASHIMA, Aquino, Berg, Herkes, Rhoads LBR  HR168
HCR208 HD1
Energy-efficient transportation; Electric vehicles
SUPPORTING THE ELECTRIFICATION OF ENERGY-EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS IN HAWAII.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. SOUKI TRN/EEP, FIN
HCR209 HD1
Environmental Response Tax Administration and Collection; Audit
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO AUDIT THE PRODUCERS OF LIQUID FUEL FOR THEIR COMPLIANCE IN REPORTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSE TAX.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to ENE, WAM. CHOY ENE, WAM  HR170SCR166
HCR210 HD2
Procurement; Joint Legislative Procurement Working Group
REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A JOINT LEGISLATIVE PROCUREMENT WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE THE STATE PROCUREMENT CODE AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to JGO/WAM. B. OSHIRO, CHONG, EVANS, HERKES, MAGAOAY, MCKELVEY, Say JGO/WAM  HR171
HCR211
Tour Boats; Sewage Discharge; Prohibition; Whale Sanctuary
URGING COMMERCIAL TOUR OPERATORS TO STOP RELEASING RAW SEWAGE WITHIN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HUMPBACK WHALE NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY, AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ADOPT RULES PROHIBITING THE DUMPING OF RAW SEWAGE WITHIN THE SANCTUARY AND ENSURE THE HARBORS ARE EQUIPPED WITH PROPER PUMP OUT FACILITIES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 36 LUKE, MCKELVEY, Bertram, Har, Keith-Agaran, Nakashima, Souki, Wakai WLO, JUD  HR172
HCR212
Gray Water Recycling; Department of Health Rules
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO WORK WITH THE COUNTIES TO DEVELOP STRATEGIES FOR ESTABLISHING EFFECTIVE GRAY WATER RECYCLING PROGRAMS AND THE USE OF INDIVIDUAL RAIN CATCHMENT STORAGE SYSTEMS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP/WLO, referral sheet 36 LUKE, MCKELVEY, Bertram, Har, Keith-Agaran, Nakashima, Souki, Wakai EEP/WLO  HR173
HCR213
Hawaii Capital National Heritage Area
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION WITHDRAW ITS SUPPORT FOR THE HAWAII CAPITAL NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO with Representative(s) Bertram, Ching, Finnegan, Marumoto voting no and Representative(s) Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. LUKE HAW, WLO  HR183
HCR214 HD1
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Program; CDC
REQUESTING THAT FEDERAL FUNDING BE PROVIDED TO THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION TO ESTABLISH A CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. YAMANE, MIZUNO HTH  HR184SCR136
HCR215 SD1
Pre-term Births; Cesarean Sections; Induction of Labor
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW AND ASSESS THE POLICIES AND PROCEDURES IMPLEMENTED BY HOSPITALS TO REDUCE ELECTIVE CESAREAN SECTIONS AND INDUCTION OF LABOR.
(S ) 4/30/2009 - Received notice of Final Adoption from House (Hse. Com. No. 717). YAMANE, MIZUNO HTH  HR185SCR145
HCR216
In-mate Reintegration Programs
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO UNDERTAKE A FEASIBILITY STUDY RELATED TO INMATE RE-INTEGRATION.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to PSM. CHONG, YAMASHITA PSM  HR186
HCR217 HD1
Scholarship Program; Study Abroad
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS TO DEVELOP PLANS FOR A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS TO STUDY ABROAD.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. CHONG HRE  HR187
HCR218
Insurance Coverage; Lactation Consultants
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR LACTATION CONSULTANT SERVICES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, LMG, referral sheet 36 M. LEE, AWANA, CABANILLA, EVANS, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, PINE, SHIMABUKURO, THIELEN, Belatti, Marumoto HLT, CPC, LMG
HCR219
Cemetery and Pre-need Funeral Authorities; Unclaimed Property Laws
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO RECOMMEND PROCEDURES AND LEGISLATION TO REQUIRE CEMETERY AND PRE-NEED FUNERAL AUTHORITIES TO COMPLY WITH UNCLAIMED PROPERTY LAWS UNDER CHAPTER 523A, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. M. LEE CPC, FIN  HR188
HCR220 HD1
Lorraine, France; Sister State Relationship
REQUESTING THE SISTER STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER STATE OR PROVINCE RELATIONSHIP WITH LORRAINE, FRANCE.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TIA. M. OSHIRO TIA  HR189
HCR221 HD1
Animals; Pet Protection Program
REQUESTING A SUNRISE ANALYSIS FOR THE REGISTRATION OF PET DEALERS IN HAWAI‘I.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to CPN, WAM. SHIMABUKURO, MCKELVEY, Finnegan CPN, WAM  HR190
HCR222 HD1
Important Agricultural Lands; Food Security
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, TO IDENTIFY STATE-OWNED AGRICULTURAL LANDS SUITABLE FOR DAIRIES TO MAXIMIZE THE LIKELIHOOD THAT THE LAND CAN BE USED AS PASTURES BY DAIRIES FOR MILK PRODUCTION.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to WTL. SHIMABUKURO WTL  HR191
HCR223
Wai`anae Community Mental Health Center Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A COMPARATIVE FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER AND WAI`ANAE'S INDEPENDENTLY OPERATED COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH, WAM. SHIMABUKURO HTH, WAM
HCR224 HD1
Recognizing the Armenian Genocide Of 1915
DECLARING APRIL 24 AS A DAY OF REMEMBRANCE IN RECOGNITION AND COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE OF 1915.
(S ) 4/7/2009 - Referred to TIA. RHOADS TIA  HR192
HCR225 HD2
Iolani Palace; World Heritage Site
URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR TO PLACE IOLANI PALACE ON THE NOMINATION LIST TO THE UNITED NATIONS EDUCATIONAL, SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL ORGANIZATION FOR WORLD HERITAGE SITE DESIGNATION.
(S ) 4/17/2009 - Referred to EDT/TIA. RHOADS, MANAHAN EDT/TIA  HR193
HCR226 HD1
Historic Preservation; Burial Site
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW THE SYSTEM AND PROCEDURES FOR THE REVIEW OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN BURIAL SITES.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on WLO as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. CARROLL, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO HAW, WLO  HR194
HCR227
Airports Leases; Rental Car Agencies
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO RECONSIDER ITS LEASE PRICES WITH RENTAL CAR AGENCIES AT MOLOKAI AIRPORT.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, Brower, C. Lee, Mizuno TRN, CPC, FIN  HR196
HCR228
Public Utilities; Interisland shipping
URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO NOT ALLOW YOUNG BROTHERS, LTD., TO DISCONTINUE LESS-THAN-CONTAINER-LOAD SHIPPING TO AND FROM MAUI, MOLOKAI, AND LANAI.
(H ) 3/30/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, C. Lee TRN, CPC  HR197
HCR229
Kuleana Lands; Real Property Tax
URGING THE COUNTIES TO ADOPT MEASURES THAT PROVIDE REAL PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR OWNERS OF KULEANA LANDS.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO with none voting no and Takai excused. CARROLL, BROWER, C. LEE, MIZUNO HAW, WLO, FIN  HR198
HCR230
Robotics; Undergraduate Certificate Program
ENCOURAGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING TO CREATE AN UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF ROBOTICS AND EXPLORATION PROGRAM.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BELATTI, HANOHANO, MAGAOAY, THIELEN, WARD, Aquino, Choy, Finnegan, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Luke, McKelvey, Morita, Rhoads, Wakai HED, FIN  HR199
HCR231
Mauna Kea; Preservation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE MEETINGS WITH THE COMMUNITY TO ADDRESS STEWARDSHIP ISSUES AND AFFIRM THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO A COOPERATIVE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE VARIED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY CONCERNED WITH, AND CONNECTED TO, MAUNA KEA (MAUNA AWAKEA) AND ITS UNIQUE SPIRITUAL, CULTURAL, AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, HED, FIN, referral sheet 36 HANOHANO, BELATTI, BERG, CARROLL, C. LEE, LUKE, MORITA, WOOLEY, Tokioka WLO, HED, FIN  HR200
HCR232
Department of Land and Natural Resources
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT AN INDEPENDENT APPRAISAL OF MOLOKAI PROPERTIES LIMITED'S LANDHOLDINGS ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, BROWER, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Awana WLO, FIN  HR201
HCR233
Hawaiian Constitutional Convention
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR, THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS, AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO ORGANIZE AND CONVENE A CONFERENCE TO BEGIN DISCUSSIONS FOR A HAWAIIAN CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.
(H ) 4/1/2009 - The committees on HAW recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Carroll, Shimabukuro, Belatti, Brower, Mizuno, Nishimoto, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Bertram, Yamane. CARROLL, AWANA, BROWER, EVANS, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO HAW, JUD, FIN  HR202
HCR234
Molokai Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DESIGNATE ALL STATE WATERS AND SUBMERGED LANDS WITHIN AN IRREGULAR LINE OF FIVE MILES OFFSHORE THAT IS PARALLEL TO THE CONTOURS OF MOLOKAI'S SHORELINE AS THE MOLOKAI COMMUNITY-BASED SUBSISTENCE FISHING AREA.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, BROWER, M. LEE, Evans, McKelvey, Mizuno WLO, JUD  HR203
HCR235
Agricultural Leases; Solar Energy Facilities
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO GIVE PRIORITY TO STATE LEASES FOR AGRICULTURAL AND RANCHING OPERATIONS OVER STATE LEASES FOR ENERGY FACILITY OPERATION PROJECTS WITH RESPECT TO LEASE EXTENSIONS AND RENEWALS.
(H ) 3/27/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, BROWER, M. LEE, Awana, McKelvey, Mizuno AGR, EEP/WLO  HR204
HCR236
Board of Education; Single School Calendar
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO EXEMPT PUBLIC SCHOOLS ON MOLOKAI FROM THE SINGLE SCHOOL CALENDAR.
(H ) 3/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. CARROLL, MCKELVEY, Brower, M. Lee, Mizuno EDN, FIN  HR205
HCR237
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands; Early Childhood Education Centers
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTERS IN HAWAIIAN HOMESTEAD COMMUNITIES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HAW, EDN, FIN, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, BROWER, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO HAW, EDN, FIN  HR206
HCR238
Ulalena Loop Road, Maui; Ownership; Attorney General Assistance
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE AND ASSIST IN THE RESOLUTION OF THE ISSUE OF OWNERSHIP OF ULALENA LOOP ROAD.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, TRN, FIN, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, BROWER, EVANS, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Awana, Chong WLO, TRN, FIN  HR207
HCR239
DLNR Resources; East Maui Beautification & Restoration Projects
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR BEAUTIFICATION AND RESTORATION PROJECTS ON EAST MAUI TO ELIMINATE INVASIVE SPECIES, RESTORE INSTREAM FLOWS, AND PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL CONSERVATION AND RESOURCES ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 CARROLL, BROWER, EVANS, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Awana, M. Lee WLO, FIN  HR208
HCR240
Increase Foster Board Payment Rates; DHS Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF INCREASING THE BOARD PAYMENT RATE FOR FOSTER BOARDING HOME PARENTS, GROUP HOMES, AND CHILD CARING INSTITUTIONS.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Takai excused. CARROLL, BROWER, M. LEE, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO HUS, FIN  HR209
HCR241
State Holiday; Blessed Damien
DECLARING OCTOBER 11TH A STATE HOLIDAY IN HONOR OF BLESSED DAMIEN.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. CARROLL, AWANA, BROWER, COFFMAN, EVANS, HAR, M. LEE, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, WAKAI, YAMANE, Chong TCI, FIN  HR210
HCR242 HD1
REQUESTING THE HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACADEMY FOR CREATIVE MEDIA, NAFSA: ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS, AND THE HAWAII HOTEL AND LODGING ASSOCIATION TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM AND PRODUCE A FILM PROMOTING HAWAII AS AN EDUCATION AND TRAINING DESTINATION OF CHOICE.
REQUESTING THE HAWAII VISITORS AND CONVENTION BUREAU IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACADEMY FOR CREATIVE MEDIA, NAFSA: ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATORS, AND THE HAWAII HOTEL AND LODGING ASSOCIATION TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM AND PRODUCE A FILM PROMOTING HAWAII AS AN EDUCATION AND TRAINING DESTINATION OF CHOICE.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. CHANG, MANAHAN HED/TCI, FIN  HR211
HCR243 HD1
Non-Violence Sculpture
ACCEPTING THE GIFT OF THE NON-VIOLENCE SCULPTURE FROM SOKA GAKKAI INTERNATIONAL – USA.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on PBS as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. CHANG HUS, PBS
HCR244
Repairing healthcare; sustainable wellness
ENSURING THAT ANY LEGISLATIVE EFFORT TO REPAIR THE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM IN HAWAII SHOULD INCORPORATE SUSTAINABLE WELLNESS PROGRAMS THAT ADDRESS THE UNDERLYING CAUSAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH CHRONIC DISEASE.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH. FINNEGAN, BROWER, CARROLL, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, SHIMABUKURO, Choy, Marumoto, Pine, Ward HTH  HR212
HCR245
Capitol parking structure; use of headlights
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO REQUIRE ALL MOTOR VEHICLES TO USE THEIR HEADLIGHTS WHILE DRIVING IN THE CAPITOL'S PARKING STRUCTURE.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. FINNEGAN, BROWER, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, Carroll, Choy, Marumoto, Mizuno, Pine, Shimabukuro, Ward TRN, JUD  HR213
HCR246 HD1 SD1
Teen Dating Violence; Education; Task Force; Policy
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A POLICY TO ADDRESS TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND ABUSE.
(S ) 5/1/2009 - Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 720). FINNEGAN, AWANA, Belatti, Cabanilla, Carroll, Choy, Luke, Pine HMS/EDH  HR214
HCR247
Government Services
REQUESTING EACH STATE AGENCY THAT IS PLANNING ANY ACTION THAT WILL RESULT IN REDUCTIONS IN SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC TO CONSIDER THE POSSIBLE IMPACT THE REDUCED SERVICES WILL HAVE ON RURAL COMMUNITIES AND TO PROVIDE PREFERENCE TO ENSURING CONTINUED SERVICE TO THOSE RURAL COMMUNITIES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to FIN, referral sheet 36 HERKES FIN  HR216
HCR248
Papaikou Development; LUC; Community Development Process
URGING THE STATE LAND USE COMMISSION TO WITHHOLD APPROVAL OF THE PETITION FOR LAND USE DISTRICT BOUNDARY AMENDMENTS FOR THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP KEY NUMBERS (3) 2-7-4:25 (POR.) AND (3) 2-7-4:140 (POR.), LAND USE COMMISSION DOCKET NUMBER A08-781, UNTIL THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROCESS FOR THE HAMAKUA DISTRICT IS COMPLETED.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 36 NAKASHIMA WLO, JUD  HR217
HCR249
Moratorium; Biological Control Agents; Food Resources
REQUESTING A MORATORIUM ON THE RELEASE OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS FOR THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT OF PLANT SPECIES THAT ALSO SERVE AS FOOD RESOURCES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to AGR/WLO, HLT, referral sheet 36 NAKASHIMA AGR/WLO, HLT  HR218
HCR250
DLNR review of boards, commission, task forces, councils, etc.
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REVIEW ALL BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COUNCILS, COMMITTEES, WORKING GROUPS, AND TASK FORCES TO DETERMINE WHICH OF THESE CAN BE ELIMINATED.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO, Har WTL  HR219
HCR251
Relating to Commercial Fisheries industries.
URGING DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DIVISION OF AQUATIC RESOURCES, TO CONSULT AND CONFER WITH LICENSED SPECIALIZED FISHING PRACTITIONERS PRIOR TO IMPLEMENTING REVISED OR NEW REGULATIONS AFFECTING THESE STYLES OF NEAR-SHORE COMMERCIAL FISHING AND TO SEEK ADVICE FROM AND WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH THEM ON ANY AND ALL FUTURE REGULATIONS RELATING TO COMMERCIAL FISHING.
(H ) 4/30/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. ITO WTL  HR220
HCR252
Hawaii Paroling Authority; Management Audit
REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO EXAMINE THE RATIONALE AND MANAGEMENT OF THE HAWAII PAROLING AUTHORITY.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. HANOHANO, BERG PBS, LMG  HR221
HCR253
Lanakila Multi-Purpose Senior Center
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE DIRECTOR OF HEALTH TO SUPPORT ADEQUATE FUNDING FOR THE LANAKILA MULTI-PURPOSE SENIOR CENTER.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT/HUS, FIN, referral sheet 36 CHING, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, Awana, Choy, Evans, Finnegan, Marumoto, Pine HLT/HUS, FIN  HR222
HCR254 HD1
Falls of Clyde; historic jewel of Hawaii
REQUESTING THE STATE TO RECOGNIZE THE HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FALLS OF CLYDE AS A SAILING JEWEL OF HAWAII.
(S ) 4/9/2009 - Referred to EDT. CHING, AWANA, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, Aquino, Bertram, Evans, Finnegan, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Magaoay, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Pine, Rhoads, Tokioka EDT  HR223
HCR255
Nu`uanu Valley; `Awai
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF AND ASSIST IN THE PRESERVATION OF THE NU`UANU `AUWAI SYSTEM.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 CHING, AWANA, BERTRAM, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, Aquino, Belatti, Evans, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Magaoay, Manahan, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Pine, Rhoads, Tokioka WLO, FIN  HR224
HCR256
Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium
STRONGLY URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AND THE CITY OF HONOLULU TO HONOR ACT 15 OF THE 1921 TERRITORIAL LEGISLATURE BY PRESERVING THE WAIKIKI WAR MEMORIAL NATATORIUM IN ITS ORIGINAL LOCATION ON THE WAIKIKI SHORE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, EBM, referral sheet 36 CHING, AWANA, MCKELVEY, Bertram, Evans, Finnegan, Keith-Agaran, C. Lee, Magaoay, Nakashima, Pine, Takumi, Tokioka WLO, EBM  HR225
HCR257
State Historic Preservation Division; return to downtown area
REQUESTING THAT THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES BE RELOCATED BACK INTO THE DOWNTOWN AREA.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 CHING, Evans, Magaoay, McKelvey, Pine WLO, FIN  HR228
HCR258
Homestead Lease; Assignment of Interest
REQUESTING THAT THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES MAKE A DETERMINATION ON THE APPLICATION OF ACT 166, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2000, ON A REQUEST BEFORE IT TO CONSENT TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF A HOMESTEAD LEASE.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Takai excused. SAY WLO, JUD  HR229
HCR259
Cigarette Tax for the Center for Cardiovascular Research.
REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING PROCEEDS FROM THE CIGARETTE TAX FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CENTER FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT/HED, FIN, referral sheet 36 SAY HLT/HED, FIN  HR230
HCR260 HD1
Renewable Energy; Public Utilities Commission
REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO GRANT A WAIVER ALLOWING HAWAII ELECTRIC AND LIGHT COMPANY TO CONTINUE ITS NEGOTIATIONS WITH KAHUA RANCH AND NA MAKANI MOA E KU, LLC, ON THE KAHUA FAST-RESPONSE HYDRO PROJECT.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on CPC as amended in HD {hdraft} with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. SAY EEP, CPC  HR231
HCR261
Ewa Drum Fill Storage Site and Varona Village Land Exchange
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO COMPLETE THE EXCHANGE OF LAND AT EWA DRUM FILL STORAGE SITE FOR LAND NEAR VARONA VILLAGE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HAW, FIN, referral sheet 36 SAY HAW, FIN  HR232
HCR262
Tax Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DELINQUENT TAX PROJECT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION.
(H ) 4/15/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. SAY, CHONG FIN
HCR263
DOE; Weighted Student Formula; Community Meetings
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO FACILITATE DISCUSSION WITHIN THE COMMUNITY ON THE FUNDING INADEQUACIES OF THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA, PARTICULARLY FOR SMALLER RURAL SCHOOLS, AND EXPLORE ALTERNATIVE MODELS OR FORMULAS TO THE WEIGHTED STUDENT FORMULA IN THE INTEREST OF MAXIMIZING FUNDING EQUITY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Wednesday 04/08/09 2:00 PM in conference room 309. NAKASHIMA EDN, FIN  HR233
HCR264
Former Noriko's Property; Working Group
REQUESTING THE KAHALU‘U NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A STUDY RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION, USE, AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE FORMER NORIKO'S PROPERTY IN KAHALU‘U, OAHU.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 WOOLEY WLO, FIN  HR234
HCR265
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs; Cable Television; Audit
REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE CABLE TELEVISION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on LMG with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. WOOLEY (BR) CPC, LMG  HR235
HCR266 SD1
Gray Water; Building Permits
URGING THE COUNTIES TO CONSIDER ADOPTING GRAY WATER PROVISIONS OF THE UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO AUTHORIZE GRAY WATER RECYCLING SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL PREMISES UNDER APPROPRIATE CIRCUMSTANCES.
(S ) 5/1/2009 - Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 720). WOOLEY ENE  HR236
HCR267
Genetically Modified Organisms; Task Force
REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO DISCUSS ISSUES, STUDY IMPACTS, AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to AGR/EEP/HED, JUD, referral sheet 36 WOOLEY AGR/EEP/HED, JUD  HR237
HCR268
Developmental Disabilities; Advocacy
URGING CONGRESS TO OPPOSE THE PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS PUBLISHED ON APRIL 10, 2008 IN THE FEDERAL REGISTER (73 FED. REG. 19708) THAT IMPLEMENT THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ASSISTANCE AND BILL OF RIGHTS ACT OF 2000, AND TO SUPPORT NEW SECTIONS IN THE UPCOMING REAUTHORIZATION.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. MIZUNO, BROWER HUS/HLT, JUD  HR238
HCR269
Education; Task Force
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A JOINT TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE STATUS, PROGRESS, AND RESULTS OF ACT 51, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2004, AND TO DEVELOP A FORMAL PROGRAMMATIC EVALUATION AND IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF THE THIRTEEN MAIN ELEMENTS OF ACT 51, INCLUDING RECOMMENDATION FOR IMPROVING, MODIFYING, AND AMENDING ACT 51.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EDN, FIN, referral sheet 36 NAKASHIMA, HANOHANO, Berg, Bertram, Chang, Coffman, Evans EDN, FIN  HR239
HCR270
General Excise Tax; Maui County
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION UNDERTAKE A STUDY TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF EXEMPTING FROM THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX IMPOSED UNDER CHAPTER 237, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES, LESS THAN CONTAINER LOAD SHIPPING TO THE ISLANDS OF THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. CARROLL TRN, FIN  HR240
HCR271 HD1
Hawaiian Homelands; Adequate Funding
URGING THE GOVERNOR AND THE LEGISLATURE TO REQUEST AND PROVIDE FOR SUFFICIENT FUNDING FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. CARROLL HAW, FIN  HR241
HCR272
EWA DEVELOPMENT PLAN.
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO EXPEDITE THE REVIEW OF THE EWA DEVELOPMENT PLAN.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, AGR, referral sheet 36 CABANILLA, AWANA, MCKELVEY, Tsuji WLO, AGR  HR243
HCR273
Hoakalei Resort and Marina; Establishment of a Ferry System
ENCOURAGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A FERRY SYSTEM FROM THE HOAKALEI RESORT AND MARINA IN EWA BEACH TO DOWNTOWN HONOLULU.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to TIA. CABANILLA, AWANA, MCKELVEY, M. Lee, Tsuji TIA  HR244
HCR274
Republic of the Philippines, Nursing training.
URGING THE UNITED NATIONS, AND THE CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES TO TAKE AFFIRMATIVE ACTION TO PROMOTE THE NURSING PROFESSION AND PREVENT THE EXPLOITATION OF FILIPINO NURSES.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, TCI, referral sheet 36 CABANILLA, M. Lee, Magaoay, Mizuno, Sagum, Yamashita HLT, TCI  HR245
HCR275
HOV/Zipper Lanes; Increase Minimum Number of Persons to Two
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CHANGE THE REQUIRED MINIMUM NUMBER OF PERSONS CARRIED IN A MOTOR VEHICLE WHILE TRAVELING ON A HIGH OCCUPANCY VEHICLE LANE FROM THREE TO TWO PASSENGERS.
(H ) 4/1/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. HAR TRN, JUD  HR246
HCR276
Airport Concessions; Preference to Local Vendors
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ENCOURAGE EACH HOLDER OF A CONCESSION CONTRACT AT A STATE AIRPORT TO GIVE FIRST RIGHT OF REFUSAL TO LOCAL VENDORS TO SUPPLY GOODS, WARES, MERCHANDISE, AND SERVICES TO THE CONCESSION.
(S ) 4/27/2009 - The committee on TIA deferred the measure. C. LEE, NISHIMOTO, Brower, Keith-Agaran TIA  HR247
HCR277
Waste-to-energy conversion technology; Landfills
REQUESTING ALL COUNTIES TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WASTE-TO-ENERGY CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY TO DISPOSE OF SOLID WASTE, RATHER THAN EXPAND OR CREATE NEW LANDFILLS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP/WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 C. LEE, BROWER, NISHIMOTO, Coffman, Keith-Agaran, Nakashima, Rhoads, Wakai, Ward EEP/WLO, FIN  HR248
HCR278
Waste-to-energy conversion technology; Landfills; Oahu
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF WASTE-TO-ENERGY CONVERSION TECHNOLOGY TO DISPOSE OF SOLID WASTE, RATHER THAN EXPAND OR CREATE NEW LANDFILLS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP/WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 C. LEE, BROWER, NISHIMOTO EEP/WLO, FIN
HCR279
HPHA; Eviction Process; Streamlining
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO STREAMLINE THE EVICTION PROCESS TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL GUIDELINES.
(H ) 4/3/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on JUD with none voting no and Awana, Keith-Agaran, McKelvey, Nishimoto, Takai excused. CABANILLA, EVANS, Awana, Brower, Coffman, M. Lee, Tsuji, Ward HSG, JUD  HR251
HCR280
Elderly and disabled housing.
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REMOVE CARE HOMES FROM THE DEFINITION OF GROUP LIVING FACILITY.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HUS/HLT, WLO, referral sheet 36 CABANILLA, Awana, Brower, Coffman, Evans, Tsuji HUS/HLT, WLO  HR252
HCR281
Hawaii Public Housing Authority, preferences.
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO PROVIDE FAIR AND EQUAL ACCESS TO PUBLIC HOUSING BY REMOVING PREFERENCES IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS.
(S ) 4/24/2009 - The committee on EDH deferred the measure. CABANILLA, BROWER, Awana, Coffman, Tsuji EDH  HR253
HCR282 HD1
Hawaii Public Housing Authority, minimum rent.
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO INCREASE THE MINIMUM RENT SCHEDULE.
(H ) 4/27/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. CABANILLA, AWANA EDH  HR254
HCR283 HD1
HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY, FIVE YEAR MAXIMUM STAY.
URGING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY TO INSTITUTE A FIVE YEAR MAXIMUM STAY FOR PUBLIC HOUSING.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Takai excused. CABANILLA, AWANA, Coffman, Evans, Tsuji, Ward HSG, FIN  HR255
HCR284
Earth Hour; March 28, 2009
RECOGNIZING EARTH HOUR BY ENCOURAGING THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII TO TURN OFF THEIR LIGHTS FROM 8:30 P.M. TO 9:30 P.M., HAWAII STANDARD TIME, ON MARCH 28, 2009.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, referral sheet 36 MCKELVEY EEP  HR256
HCR285
United States National Health Care Act
URGING CONGRESS TO APPROVE THE UNITED STATES NATIONAL HEALTH CARE ACT.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, CPC, referral sheet 36 MORITA HLT, CPC  HR257SCR172
HCR286
DLNR; DHHL; Kauai Police Dept; Anahola Beach Park; Enforcement
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, AND THE KAUAI POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING REGARDING THE ENFORCEMENT OF STATE LAWS AND COUNTY ORDINANCES AT ANAHOLA AND ALIOMANU BEACH AREA.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, HAW, JUD, referral sheet 36 MORITA, TOKIOKA, Sagum WLO, HAW, JUD  HR258SCR173
HCR287 HD1
Daylight Savings Time
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO GATHER AND COMPILE INFORMATION ON DAYLIGHT SAVINGS AND ITS EFFECT ON CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENERGY-USE REDUCTION.
(S ) 4/15/2009 - The committee(s) on ENE deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 04-16-09 3:00pm in conference room 225. MORITA ENE, WAM  HR259
HCR288
Hawaiian Monk Seal Day
URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII TO RECOGNIZE THE THIRD SATURDAY OF EVERY APRIL AS "HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL DAY" AND TO COORDINATE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE RECOVERY PLAN FOR THE HAWAIIAN MONK SEAL WITH THE FEDERAL AND COUNTY GOVERNMENTS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, referral sheet 36 MORITA, BROWER, C. LEE, Coffman, Keith-Agaran WLO  HR260SCR171
HCR289
Invasive Species; Pilot Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO START A PILOT PROJECT BY WORKING COLLABORATIVELY WITH THE LANDSCAPE INDUSTRY COUNCIL OF HAWAII, HAWAII FOREST INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION, FARM BUREAU FEDERATION OF HAWAII, AND CONSERVATION GROUPS TO ASSESS THE INVASIVE POTENTIAL VERSUS THE BENEFIT OF NEW AND EXISTING PLANTS AND RESTRICT THE USE AND ENTRY OF PLANTS WITH MORE RISK THAN BENEFIT.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to AGR/WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 AWANA, CABANILLA, Carroll, Pine AGR/WLO, FIN  HR261
HCR290
Commending Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices
COMMENDING THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON IMMUNIZATION PRACTICES FOR ITS RECOMMENDATION TO IMMUNIZE ALL CHILDREN AGES SIX MONTHS THROUGH AGE EIGHTEEN BEGINNING JULY 1, 2009.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH. AWANA, CABANILLA, Pine HTH  HR262
HCR291
Ewa Development Plan; Waianae Sustainable Communities Plan; Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization
REQUESTING THAT THE OAHU METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING DEVELOP A PLANNING TEMPLATE FOR ENSURING SUFFICIENT REGIONAL HIGHWAY AND ROADWAY DEVELOPMENT TO MEET THE NEEDS OF EMERGING RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES IN THE EWA DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND THE WAIANAE SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES PLAN.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO with none voting no and Takai excused. AWANA, PINE, Chong TRN, WLO, FIN  HR263
HCR292 HD1
Lualualei Naval Road; Emergency Evacuation Routes
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING LUALUALEI NAVAL ROAD AS AN EVACUATION ROUTE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY OR NATURAL DISASTER ON THE LEEWARD COAST.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted. referred to the committee(s) on FIN as amended in HD 1 with none voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. AWANA, EVANS, MANAHAN, MCKELVEY, TSUJI, Berg, Cabanilla, Carroll, Choy, Ito, Marumoto, Pine, Tokioka, Wakai, Wooley, Yamane PBS/LMG, FIN  HR264
HCR293
Congress
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC ON THE NEED FOR AN ACCURATE CENSUS COUNT FOR PURPOSES OF AN ACCURATE CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATION.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, referral sheet 36 BROWER, AWANA, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, RHOADS, WAKAI, Aquino, Belatti, Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Coffman, Evans, Herkes, Ito, Karamatsu, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Magaoay, McKelvey, Morita, Nishimoto, Souki, Takumi, Ward, Yamashita JUD  HR265
HCR294 HD1
Homeless in Abandoned Vehicles
REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES, IN COLLABORATION WITH OTHER AGENCIES, TO ASSIST IN RESOLVING ISSUES RELATED TO HOMELESS LIVING IN ABANDONED VEHICLES.
(H ) 4/6/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. BROWER, MIZUNO, Aquino, Awana, Berg, Bertram, Carroll, Choy, Coffman, Evans, Hanohano, Karamatsu, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Luke, Magaoay, McKelvey, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Saiki, Souki, Wakai, Ward, Yamashita HSG/WLO, TRN, JUD  HR266
HCR295
Traffic Violations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO IDENTIFY A PLAN TO COLLECT UNADJUDICATED FINES AND TO CONSOLIDATE ITS BACKLOG OF WARRANTS.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - The committees on PBS recommend that the measure be HELD. The votes were as follows: 10 Ayes: Hanohano, Aquino, Awana, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Nakashima, Takumi, Yamashita, Pine; Ayes with reservations: Rhoads; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Saiki, Souki. BROWER, HANOHANO, MIZUNO, Aquino, Berg, Bertram, Cabanilla, Carroll, Chong, Choy, Coffman, Evans, Ito, Karamatsu, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Luke, McKelvey, Nakashima, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Rhoads, Saiki, Souki, Wakai PBS, JUD, FIN  HR267
HCR296
Punahou Circle Apartments; National Register of Historic Places
URGING THE EMMA KWOCK CHUN CORPORATION, THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION OFFICE, AND THE HISTORIC HAWAII FOUNDATION TO APPLY FOR PLACEMENT OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S PUNAHOU CIRCLE APARTMENT ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES.
(H ) 4/7/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO with Marumoto voting no and Luke, Mizuno, Saiki, Takai excused. BROWER, BELATTI, KEITH-AGARAN, M. LEE, MIZUNO, B. OSHIRO, RHOADS, Aquino, Awana, Berg, Bertram, Cabanilla, Carroll, Chang, Chong, Choy, Coffman, Evans, Hanohano, Herkes, Karamatsu, Luke, Magaoay, Nishimoto, Saiki, Takumi, Ward, Yamashita TCI, WLO  HR268
HCR297
Hepatitis B; Increased Federal Funding
URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SEEK INCREASED FEDERAL FUNDING TO INITIATE MORE COMPREHENSIVE AND WIDESPREAD HEPATITIS B EDUCATION, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT PROGRAMS IN HAWAII.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HTH. BROWER, CARROLL, HANOHANO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Awana, Belatti, Berg, Bertram, Cabanilla, Chang, Chong, Choy, Coffman, Evans, Herkes, Karamatsu, Keith-Agaran, M. Lee, Luke, Magaoay, Nakashima, Nishimoto, B. Oshiro, Saiki, Souki, Takumi, Wakai, Ward, Yamashita HTH  HR269
HCR298 HD1 SD1
Filipino Veterans, Family Reunification
URGING THE UNITED STATES PRESIDENT, SENATE, AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO EXPEDITE IMMIGRANT VISAS FOR FAMILY REUNIFICATION OF CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.
(S ) 5/1/2009 - Received notice of House agreement and passage on Final Reading (Hse. Com. No. 720). CABANILLA PSM  HR270
HCR299
State Parks; Bicycle Racks
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO INSTALL ADDITIONAL BICYCLE RACKS AT STATE PARKS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 WARD, BROWER, Belatti, Choy, Coffman, Ito, Magaoay, Manahan, Mizuno, Saiki, Souki WLO, FIN  HR271
HCR300
Ka Iwi; State Wilderness Preserve
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CLASSIFY KA IWI SHORELINE AS A STATE WILDERNESS PRESERVE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, FIN, referral sheet 36 WARD, BERTRAM, CHING, HANOHANO, MARUMOTO, Awana, Cabanilla, Finnegan, Luke, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Souki WLO, FIN  HR272
HCR301
Glycemic Index Program; Department of Health Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF IMPLEMENTING A GLYCEMIC INDEX PROGRAM IN THE STATE TO LEAD THE NATION IN A GLYCEMIC INDEX LABELING INITIATIVE.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to HLT, FIN, referral sheet 36 WARD, Aquino, Awana, Bertram, Chang, Coffman, Finnegan, Marumoto, McKelvey, Mizuno, Pine, Sagum HLT, FIN  HR273
HCR302
HCDA; bike path through downtown; request
URGING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO CREATE AND MAINTAIN A BIKE PATH THROUGH THE HONOLULU DOWNTOWN AREA.
(H ) 4/2/2009 - Report adopted; referred to the committee(s) on WLO with none voting no and Takai excused. WARD, AWANA, BERTRAM, CHING, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, Cabanilla, Luke, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Souki TRN, WLO, FIN  HR274
HCR303
Peace Corps Expansion Act of 2009; support
SUPPORTING THE PEACE CORPS EXPANSION ACT OF 2009.
(H ) 4/28/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. WARD, AWANA, CHANG, FINNEGAN, MARUMOTO, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Belatti, Bertram, Coffman, Nakashima, Pine, Sagum TIA  HR275
HCR304
Child Human-Rights Abuses; Northern Uganda
CONDEMNING THE HUMAN-RIGHTS ATROCITIES AND VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN IN NORTHERN UGANDA AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO, AND URGING CONGRESS TO LEAD THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY IN EFFORTS TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA AND THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO.
(H ) 5/6/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. WARD, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Awana, Belatti, Bertram, Chang, Coffman, Marumoto, Nakashima, Pine, Sagum TIA  HR276
HCR305 HD1
UH Manoa; Muslims in Asia Research and Institute
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA TO ESTABLISH A MUSLIMS IN ASIA RESEARCH AND STUDIES INSTITUTE.
(S ) 4/21/2009 - Referred to HRE. WARD, MIZUNO, Bertram, Coffman HRE  HR277
HCR306
Energy efficiency; State Capitol; air conditioning
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO PROMOTE ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCE UTILITY COSTS BY REDUCING AIR CONDITIONING USAGE AT THE STATE CAPITOL.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, FIN, referral sheet 36 WARD, AWANA, COFFMAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Bertram, Nakashima, Pine EEP, FIN  HR278
HCR307
Office of Planning; Land Use Commission; petition; request
SUPPORTING THE STATE OFFICE OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING'S PETITION TO RECLASSIFY STATE-OWNED LAND ON THE KA IWI SHORELINE FROM URBAN TO CONSERVATION, AND REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NOT ISSUE ANY PERMITS ALLOWING THE DEVELOPMENT ON SUCH LAND, PENDING THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF THE PETITION.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to WLO, JUD, referral sheet 36 WARD, AWANA, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Belatti, Berg, Bertram, Finnegan, Nishimoto WLO, JUD  HR279
HCR308
Landlords; commercial leases
URGING LANDLORDS TO HELP COMMERCIAL TENANTS MAINTAIN THEIR LEASES IN ORDER TO CONTINUE THEIR BUSINESS DURING DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES.
(H ) 3/24/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. WARD, BROWER, MIZUNO, Belatti, Coffman, Ito, Magaoay, Manahan, Saiki, Souki EBM, JUD  HR280
HCR309
Tibet; human rights violations; condemnation
DENOUNCING THE VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN TIBET.
(H ) 4/28/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. WARD, AWANA, CHANG, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Belatti, Bertram, Coffman, Marumoto, Nakashima, Pine, Sagum TIA  HR281
HCR310
Neighborhood boards; not to reduce
URGING THE MAYOR OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO NOT DECREASE THE NUMBER OF NEIGHBORHOOD BOARDS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 36 WARD, MARUMOTO, MIZUNO, Bertram, McKelvey JUD, FIN  HR282
HCR311
Online grading and homework system
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO MAKE GRADES AND HOMEWORK AVAILABLE TO PARENTS ONLINE.
(H ) 3/25/2009 - The committee(s) recommends that the measure be deferred. WARD, AWANA, FINNEGAN, MCKELVEY, MIZUNO, Aquino, Belatti, Bertram, Chang, Coffman, Marumoto, Pine, Sagum EDN, FIN  HR283
HCR312
HECO; Pay-As-You-Save Program
REQUESTING THE HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY TO EXPAND IT'S "PAY-AS-YOU-SAVE" PROGRAM FOR PEOPLE WHO INSTALL SOLAR WATER HEATING SYSTEMS AND PHOTOVOLTAIC HEATING SYSTEMS.
(H ) 3/20/2009 - Referred to EEP, CPC, referral sheet 36 WARD, BERTRAM, CHING, FINNEGAN, HANOHANO, MARUMOTO, THIELEN, Awana, Cabanilla, Luke, Nakashima, Nishimoto, Souki EEP, CPC  HR284
HCR313
Recess and Session Days of 2009 Regular Session
RELATING TO RECESS AND SESSION DAYS OF THE REGULAR SESSION OF 2009.
(H ) 5/1/2009 - Resolution adopted in final form. SAY, EVANS, MAGAOAY, B. OSHIRO