Hawaii State Legislature
2008 Senate Resolutions Offered
All resolutions that were offered in the Senate.
   
Measure Text pdfMeasure StatusCurrent StatusIntroducer(s)Current ReferralCompanion
SR1
442nd Go For Broke; Commemorative Stamp
URGING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO ISSUE A POSTAL STAMP HONORING THE WORLD WAR II JAPANESE-AMERICAN NISEI SOLDIERS.
(S ) 1/17/2008 - Offered. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, GABBARD, HANABUSA, HEE, SAKAMOTO, TOKUDA, Taniguchi  SCR1
SR2
Special Senate Investigative Committee; Procurement
ESTABLISHING A SENATE SPECIAL INVESTIGATIVE COMMITTEE TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION OF THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO H2 ENERGY LLC TO MANAGE THE HYDROGEN INVESTMENT CAPITAL SPECIAL FUND IN 2007, WHICH WAS SUBSEQUENTLY ORDERED TO BE RESCINDED.
(S ) 1/25/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 01/25/2008. KIM
SR3
Shifting the Year of the Family Celebration from 2008 to 2009
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO RESCHEDULE THE YEAR OF THE FAMILY CELEBRATION FROM 2008 TO 2009.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-07-08. CHUN OAKLAND HSP  SCR8
SR4
Sister State-City Relationship; Hawaii and Sarrat, Philippines
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-MUNICIPALITY RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF SARRAT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to TIA. CHUN OAKLAND TIA  SCR10
SR5
Sister State-City Relationship; Hawaii and Sarrat, Philippines
APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-CITY RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE CITY OF SARRAT IN THE PROVINCE OF ILOCOS NORTE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to TIA. CHUN OAKLAND TIA  SCR11
SR6
Genocide; Trafficking; Northern Uganda
CONDEMNING THE GENOCIDE AND VIOLENCE IN NORTHERN UGANDA AND URGING CONGRESS WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE PRESIDENT TO ENGAGE THE INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY TO TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN OF UGANDA.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to TIA/IGM. CHUN OAKLAND TIA/IGM  SCR12
SR7
Absentee Ballots; Time of Mailing
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO MAIL ABSENTEE BALLOTS IN A TIMELY MANNER TO PROMOTE INFORMED VOTING.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to IGM/JDL. CHUN OAKLAND IGM/JDL  SCR13
SR8
Absentee Ballots; Postage Prepaid Return Envelopes
REQUESTING THE CLERK OF EACH COUNTY TO INCLUDE A POSTAGE PREPAID RETURN ENVELOPE WITH EACH BALLOT MAILED TO AN ABSENTEE VOTER.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to IGM/JDL. CHUN OAKLAND IGM/JDL  SCR14
SR9
Health; Food Establishments; Food Service; Trans Fat
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF REDUCING OR ELIMINATING THE USE OF TRANS FATS IN FOOD PREPARATION AND FOOD SERVICE BY HAWAII'S RESTAURANT INDUSTRY.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - The committee on HTH deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND HTH  SCR15
SR10
Feral Pigs; Population Reduction; DLNR
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PREPARE A PLAN TO REDUCE THE STATEWIDE FERAL PIG POPULATION.
(S ) 3/24/2008 - The committee on WTL deferred the measure. CHUN OAKLAND WTL  SCR16
SR11 SD1
Ornamental Reef Fish; Administrative Rules; Creation of FRA's
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REGARDING THE CREATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF LIMITS FOR THE COLLECTION OF ORNAMENTAL REEF FISH AND URGING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FISH REPLENISHMENT AREAS FOR THE WATERS OF OAHU AND MAUI TO REGULATE THE COLLECTION OF ORNAMENTAL, NON-CONSUMPTIVE FISH ONLY.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. BAKER, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Nishihara, Trimble, Tsutsui WTL  SCR17
SR12
Task Force; Disaster-preparedness needs of individuals with disabilities and special health needs
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONVENE A STATEWIDE TASK FORCE TO ADVISE THE CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION ON THE NEEDS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Re-Referred to HSP, WAM. CHUN OAKLAND HSP, WAM  SCR18
SR13
BOE; Financial Literacy; HSA Tests
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE QUESTIONS IN THE HAWAII STATE ASSESSMENT TESTS THAT REQUIRE THE DEMONSTRATION OF A MASTERY OF FINANCIAL LITERACY CONCEPTS.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to EDU. CHUN OAKLAND EDU  SCR19
SR14 SD1
Study; cervical cancer immunization
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ASSESS THE ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF REQUIRING CERVICAL CANCER VACCINATIONS FOR GIRLS BEFORE THEY ENTER THE SEVENTH GRADE.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. CHUN OAKLAND, INOUYE, TOKUDA HTH/EDU  HR50SCR20
SR15
Maui Health Initiatives Task Force; Tax Recommendations; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON IMPLEMENTING THE TAX INCENTIVE RECOMMENDATION OF THE MAUI HEALTH INITIATIVE TASK FORCE TO ENCOURAGE THE FORMATION OF AN ADEQUATE MEDICAL SERVICES INFRASTRUCTURE TO CARE FOR THE RESIDENTS OF MAUI.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. TSUTSUI, BAKER, ENGLISH HTH/EDT, WAM  SCR34
SR16
Support for Malama O Kamali'i Makamae
EXPRESSING SUPPORT OF MALAMA O KAMALI‘I MAKAMAE'S EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH STATE-OF-THE-ART CARE FACILITIES AND REQUESTING THE COOPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION, HEALTH, HUMAN SERVICES, HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, AND OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS IN THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CARE FACILITIES.
(S ) 2/27/2008 - The committee(s) on HSP/HTH/AHW deleted the measure from the public hearing scheduled on 02-28-08 at 2:00 pm in conference room 016. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/HTH/AHW  SCR21
SR17
Civil Defense; Audit
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, CIVIL DEFENSE DIVISION, AND TO REPORT ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INITIATIVES TO SHIFT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, DISASTER RELIEF, AND HOMELAND SECURITY COSTS TO STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to IGM, WAM. CHUN OAKLAND IGM, WAM
SR18
Makua Valley Task Force
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MAKUA VALLEY TASK FORCE.
(S ) 2/27/2008 - The committee on IGM deferred the measure. HANABUSA (BR) IGM  SCR43
SR19 SD1
National Monument for Women
REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AUTHORIZE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NATIONAL MONUMENT FOR WOMEN IN WASHINGTON, D.C., TO RECOGNIZE AND HONOR THE LEADERSHIP CONTRIBUTIONS OF AMERICA'S WOMEN.
(S ) 3/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-11-08. HANABUSA (BR) HSP/IGM  SCR44
SR20
Taiwan; Tourism
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO CONDUCT ACTIVITIES TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF VISITORS FROM TAIWAN.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to TSG. HANABUSA (BR) TSG  SCR48
SR21
Taiwan; Free Trade Agreement
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENTER INTO A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH TAIWAN.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to TIA/TSG/EDT. HANABUSA (BR) TIA/TSG/EDT  SCR45
SR22 SD1
F-14 Tomcat Stamp
RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE TO COMMEMORATE THE HONORABLE SERVICE OF THE U.S. NAVY'S F-14 TOMCAT IN DEFENDING FREEDOM.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-07-08. CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Nishihara IGM  SCR47
SR23
Dogs and Cats Breeding; Licenses or Permits; Study
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXPLORE THE ADVISABILITY OF ENACTING LAWS OR ADOPTING REGULATORY ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO REGULATE THE BREEDING OF DOGS AND CATS.
(S ) 2/8/2008 - Referred to AHW. HANABUSA (BR) AHW  SCR46
SR24
Greenhouse Gas Reduction
URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO AGREE TO AN ECONOMY-WIDE REDUCTION IN ITS GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS AND TO COMMIT THE UNITED STATES TO A BINDING INTERNATIONAL TREATY THAT WOULD RESULT IN A SIGNIFICANT AND RAPID GLOBAL REDUCTION IN ATMOSPHERIC GREENHOUSE GAS CONCENTRATION.
(S ) 1/30/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 01/30/2008. MENOR, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, HOOSER, INOUYE, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hanabusa, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui
SR25 SD1
Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement
URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO SUPPORT THE KOREA-UNITED STATES FREE TRADE AGREEMENT.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-28-08. KIM, ESPERO, FUKUNAGA, HANABUSA, HEE, INOUYE, NISHIHARA, Baker, Chun Oakland, English, Gabbard, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Kokubun, Menor, Sakamoto, Slom, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Trimble, Tsutsui TIA  SCR51
SR26
Taiwan Visa Waiver
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO IMPLEMENT PROGRAMS TO INCREASE VISITORS FROM TAIWAN, AND REQUESTING THE SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY TO EXPAND THE VISA WAIVER PROGRAM TO INCLUDE TAIWAN.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-07-08. ENGLISH TIA  SCR52
SR27 SD1
Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENTER INTO A FREE TRADE AGREEMENT WITH TAIWAN.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-07-08. ENGLISH TIA  SCR53
SR28
Female Representation; Veterans Policy Advisory Board
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF VETERANS' SERVICES TO ADOPT A POLICY TO ENSURE A MINIMUM REPRESENTATION OF FEMALES ON THE POLICY ADVISORY BOARD ON VETERANS' SERVICES.
(S ) 2/27/2008 - The committee on IGM deferred the measure. INOUYE, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, KIM, TOKUDA IGM  SCR55
SR29
State Lands; Displaced Residents of Kilauea Volcano
CONVENING A TASK FORCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, AND DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, TO IDENTIFY AVAILABLE STATE LANDS TO RELOCATE RESIDENTS IN PUNA AND PAHOA AS A RESULT OF THE LAVA FLOW FROM THE KILAUEA VOLCANO ERUPTION.
(S ) 2/13/2008 - Referred to WTL. INOUYE, Bunda, Hemmings, Ige, Kim WTL  SCR56
SR30
State Courts; Judges; Retirement Age
ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE RETIREMENT AGE FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE TERMS OF AND POSSIBLE TERM LIMITS FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; THE POSSIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A SENIOR JUDGE SYSTEM FOR STATE COURT JUSTICES AND JUDGES; JUDICIAL ACCOUNTABILITY AND FITNESS IN THE STATE OF HAWAII; AND RELATED MATTERS.
(S ) 2/13/2008 - Referred to JDL. HANABUSA (BR) JDL  SCR58
SR31 SD1
Voyaging Canoes; DLNR; Department of Transportation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP OF STAKEHOLDERS TO CONDUCT A STUDY AS TO THE FEASIBILITY OF PROVIDING A PERMANENT PORT AND DOCK FACILITY FOR THE VOYAGING CANOES HOKULE‘A, MAKALI‘I, HOKUALAKA‘I, NANAHOE, AND MO‘OKIHA AND TO RECOMMEND A LOCATION FOR SUCH A FACILITY.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. HANABUSA (BR) WTL/AHW/TIA  SCR 59
SR32
Senate Administrative and Financial Manual; Amendments
AMENDING THE SENATE ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL MANUAL OF THE SENATE OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 2/12/2008 - Adopted. KIM
SR33
State Payroll; Efficiency Study
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES STUDY AND EVALUATE ALTERNATIVE METHODS OF UPGRADING THE STATE’S PAYROLL AND PERSONNEL SYSTEMS.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to TSG/JDL. NISHIHARA, TRIMBLE, Chun Oakland, Gabbard, Hooser, Kokubun, Taniguchi, Tokuda TSG/JDL  SCR 60
SR34


(S ) 2/28/2008 - Withdrawn.
SR35
QUEST-ACE Public Awareness Campaign; DHS
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGN FOR THE QUEST-ACE HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to HSP/HTH. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/HTH  SCR62
SR36 SD1
Domestic Violence; Purple Ribbon and Purple Arm Band Campaign
ENCOURAGING PARTICIPATION IN THE PURPLE RIBBON AND PURPLE ARM BAND CAMPAIGN AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
(S ) 3/27/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-27-08. CHUN OAKLAND HSP  SCR63
SR37
Language Access Month
URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to JDL/TSG. CHUN OAKLAND JDL/TSG  SCR64
SR38
Smoking; Medicaid Covered Counseling
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COLLECT DATA AND REPORT HOW COUNSELING COVERAGE COULD BE PROVIDED TO ALL MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WISHING TO QUIT SMOKING.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to HSP/HTH. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/HTH  SCR65
SR39
Equity in Athletics and Education; Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink
RECOGNIZING PATSY TAKEMOTO MINK FOR CHAMPIONING THE CAUSE OF EQUITY IN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION ON BEHALF OF ALL WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to EDU/HSP. CHUN OAKLAND EDU/HSP
SR40 SD1
Language Access Month; Language Access Study
URGING THE LEGISLATURE TO DECLARE SEPTEMBER AS LANGUAGE ACCESS MONTH AND REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A STATEWIDE CENTRALIZED LANGUAGE ACCESS RESOURCE CENTER.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. MENOR, Baker, Bunda, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Hanabusa, Hee, Ige, Inouye, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui JDL/TSG  SCR67
SR41
Parental Rights
RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHT OF PARENTS AND GUARDIANS TO DIRECT THE EDUCATION AND UPBRINGING OF THEIR CHILDREN.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to JDL/HSP. GABBARD, Nishihara JDL/HSP  SCR68
SR42 SD1
World Ocean Day; June 8th
REQUESTING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO PROCLAIM JUNE 8TH OF EVERY YEAR AS WORLD OCEAN DAY.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. NISHIHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, HOOSER, SAKAMOTO, TOKUDA, Fukunaga, Kim WTL  SCR77
SR43
COFA; Federal Assistance; Legislative Support
SUPPORTING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS PRESENT IN THE UNITED STATES UNDER THE COMPACTS OF FREE ASSOCIATION.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. ENGLISH IGM/TIA  SCR78
SR44
TB Screening & Treatment; Public Housing
REQUESTING TUBERCULOSIS SCREENING AND TREATMENT FOR RESIDENTS OF PUBLIC HOUSING AND EMERGENCY TRANSITIONAL SHELTER HOUSING.
(S ) 3/31/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-31-08. ENGLISH HTH/HSP  SCR79
SR45
Doctors Letters; Insurance Coverage
URGING HAWAII'S HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR FEES CHARGED FOR LETTERS PROVIDED BY A PHYSICIAN AS VERIFICATION OF A PATIENT'S DISABILITY OR OTHER CONDITION FOR WHICH SUBSTANTIATION IS NECESSARY.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to HTH/CPH. HANABUSA (BR) HTH/CPH  SCR80
SR46
EUTF; Dependent Beneficiaries; Active Military Service Credit
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND TO AMEND ITS RULES TO ALLOW CONTINUATION OF ELIGIBILITY OF CHILD DEPENDENTS BEYOND AGE TWENTY-FOUR IF THE DEPENDENT HAS BEEN IN ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE UNTIL AGE TWENTY-FOUR.
(S ) 3/6/2008 - Referred to JDL, WAM. MENOR (BR) JDL, WAM  SCR81
SR47 SD2
Condominiums; Emergency Preparedness
URGING ASSOCIATIONS OF APARTMENT OWNERS AND CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN THE STATE TO DEVELOP EMERGENCY AND EVACUATION PLANS FOR RESIDENTS, INCLUDING PROVISIONS FOR SENIORS AND RESIDENTS WITH SPECIAL HEALTH NEEDS.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. IHARA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, TRIMBLE, Bunda, Fukunaga, Hee, Kim, Nishihara, Slom HSP, CPH  SCR85
SR48
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Development.
ENCOURAGING REAL ESTATE DEVELOPERS, DESIGNERS, AND ARCHITECTS IN HAWAII TO INCORPORATE UNIVERSAL DESIGN PRINCIPLES INTO THE DESIGN OF THEIR REAL ESTATE PROJECTS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - The committee on CPH deferred the measure. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, SAKAMOTO, Baker, Bunda, Espero, Hemmings, Ige, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Trimble CPH  SCR86
SR49
Universal Design Principles; Real Estate Marketing.
RECOMMENDING THAT REALTORS PROMOTE THE PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL DESIGN.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - The committee on CPH deferred the measure. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Bunda, English, Espero, Hemmings, Ige, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Trimble CPH  SCR87
SR50
Universal Law Care
ESTABLISHING A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP LEGISLATION FOR UNIVERSAL LAW CARE AND IMPROVED ACCESS TO JUSTICE.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Referred to JDL. HEMMINGS, CHUN OAKLAND, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Inouye, Menor, Nishihara, Tsutsui JDL  SCR90
SR51
Department of Education management review
URGING A COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OPERATIONS.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Referred to EDU, WAM. HEMMINGS, BUNDA, ESPERO, WHALEN EDU, WAM  SCR91
SR52 SD1
Special Education; Rights of Parents
ESTABLISHING A PUBLIC FINANCIAL EDUCATION AND ASSET-BUILDING TASK FORCE.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. CHUN OAKLAND HSP  SCR92
SR53 SD2
State Building Code; Assisted Living Facilities
URGING THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL TO ADOPT EXPEDITIOUSLY PROVISIONS IN THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, 2006 EDITION, RELATING TO PHYSICAL ASSISTANCE IN EVACUATION FOR RESIDENTS IN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES OR SIMILAR FACILITIES.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. INOUYE, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, English, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hooser, Kokubun, Menor, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Tokuda HSP/IGM, TSG  SCR93
SR54
University of Hawaii; Public Health
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012.
(S ) 3/7/2008 - Referred to EDU/HTH. BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hemmings, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Inouye, Kim, Kokubun, Menor, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Taniguchi, Tokuda, Tsutsui, Whalen EDU/HTH  SCR94
SR55
Study on Conducting a Hawaii State Geological Survey
REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A HAWAII STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. HEE WTL, WAM  SCR95
SR56
Sheriff Division; Headquarters; Site Locations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO IDENTIFY, DURING THE 2009 REGULAR SESSION, TWO POSSIBLE LOCATIONS TO USE AS A HEADQUARTERS SITE FOR THE SHERIFF DIVISION.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-02-08. ESPERO, CHUN OAKLAND, INOUYE, Gabbard, Nishihara, Whalen PBS  SCR101
SR57 SD1
Deputy Sheriffs; Increase Salaries; Improve Benefits
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENTS OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO INCREASE THE SALARIES AND IMPROVE THE BENEFITS THAT ARE PROVIDED TO DEPUTY SHERIFFS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. ESPERO, CHUN OAKLAND, Gabbard, Inouye, Nishihara PBS/JDL  SCR102
SR58
Concussion Prevention and Awareness
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, IN CONSULTATION WITH MEDICAL AND BRAIN INJURY EXPERTS, TO WORK WITH THE ATHLETIC COMMUNITY TO DEVELOP A STATEWIDE CONCUSSION PREVENTION AND AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR YOUNG ATHLETES.
(S ) 3/12/2008 - Referred to EDU/HTH. BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, Ige EDU/HTH  SCR104
SR59 SD1
Task Force; Protocols; First Response; Child Protective Services
CALLING ON THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ESTABLISH PROTOCOLS AND TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR FIRST RESPONDERS IN CHILD PROTECTIVE AWARENESS SKILLS.
(S ) 4/4/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-04-08. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/PBS  SCR105
SR60
DOT; Construct More Roundabouts
ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AGENCIES TO ACTIVELY SEEK OPPORTUNITIES TO CONSTRUCT MORE ROUNDABOUTS INSTEAD OF SIGNALIZED, RIGHT-ANGLE INTERSECTIONS IN THE STATE.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 03-28-08. ENGLISH TIA/IGM  SCR108
SR61
Anger Management; DOE Programs
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF INTEGRATING REHABILITATION PROGRAMS FOR STUDENTS WITH ANGER PROBLEMS.
(S ) 3/12/2008 - Referred to EDU. SAKAMOTO, Nishihara EDU  SCR110
SR62
African American Diversity Cultural Center Hawaii; Facility
SUPPORTING A HOME FOR THE AFRICAN AMERICAN DIVERSITY CULTURAL CENTER HAWAII.
(S ) 3/12/2008 - Referred to EDT. FUKUNAGA EDT  SCR117
SR63
Department of Education Task Force on Education Funding Adequacy
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ENSURE THAT ADDITIONAL INVESTMENT FOR EDUCATION IN THE STATE WILL MEET THE PUBLIC'S EXPECTATIONS.
(S ) 3/12/2008 - Referred to EDU. SAKAMOTO, Chun Oakland, Gabbard, Nishihara, Taniguchi, Tokuda EDU  SCR118
SR64 SD1
Earned-Time; Parole; Early Parole Eligibility Program
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO RESEARCH AND STUDY EARLY PAROLE ELIGIBILITY PROGRAMS THAT REDUCE THE MINIMUM PERIOD OF TIME THAT HAWAII INMATES MUST WAIT TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR PAROLE.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. ESPERO, Sakamoto, Whalen PBS  SCR125
SR65
Global Warming Task Force
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH A GLOBAL WARMING TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE IMPACTS OF GLOBAL WARMING ON THE STATE.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. NISHIHARA ENE  SCR126
SR66
Maui North Shore Heritage Park; Legacy Lands
REQUESTING THAT THE LEGACY LAND CONSERVATION COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES THAT THE LAND DESCRIBED AS THE NORTH SHORE HERITAGE PARK ON MAUI HAS VALUE AS A RESOURCE TO THE STATE AND SHOULD BE ACQUIRED BY THE STATE AS LEGACY LANDS.
(S ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WTL. TSUTSUI WTL  SCR127
SR67
Keehi Harbor and Lagoon; Private-Public Partnership; Feasibility Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF A PRIVATE-PUBLIC PARTNERSHIP TO DEVELOP A BOAT MARINA NEAR KEEHI LAGOON.
(S ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to WTL/TIA. CHUN OAKLAND, Sakamoto WTL/TIA  SCR131
SR68 SD1
Toxic Consumer Products; Phthalates; Bisphenol-A; Child Safety
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO MONITOR RESEARCH THAT IS BEING CONDUCTED TO INVESTIGATE THE RISKS INVOLVED IN THE USE OF BISPHENOL-A AND PHTHALATES IN CONSUMER PRODUCTS, INCLUDING CHILDREN'S TOYS AND CHILDCARE PRODUCTS.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. CHUN OAKLAND, BAKER, IGE, KIM, NISHIHARA HTH/HSP  SCR132
SR69 SD1
DHS Task Force; Native Hawaiian Child Custody Proceedings
REQUESTING NA KUPUNA O WAIANAE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF NATIVE HAWAIIAN CHILDREN IN CHILD CUSTODY PROCEEDINGS.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/AHW, JDL  SCR133
SR70
Buy Local; Sustainability; Dept of Health; Dept of Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO "BUY LOCAL" TO ENCOURAGE SUSTAINABILITY.
(S ) 3/13/2008 - Referred to EDU/HTH, CPH. INOUYE, ENGLISH, TOKUDA, Bunda, Gabbard, Ige, Taniguchi EDU/HTH, CPH  SCR134
SR71
Department of Education; co-curricular or extracurricular activities
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CHANGE THE HAWAII ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO ALLOW CHILDREN WHO ARE HOME SCHOOLED TO PARTICIPATE IN PUBLIC SCHOOL CO-CURRICULAR OR EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU, WAM. SLOM EDU, WAM  SCR139
SR72
Adult Residential Care Homes; Study
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to HSP/HTH. SLOM, Trimble HSP/HTH  SCR140
SR73
Haleakala Trail
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO MAKE THE HALEAKALA TRAIL AVAILABLE TO THE PEOPLE OF HAWAII.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to WTL. SLOM, Espero, Fukunaga, Trimble WTL  SCR141
SR74
Biodegradable and Recyclable Materials; Dept. and Agency Utilization Of
REQUESTING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES TO VOLUNTARILY UTILIZE BIODEGRADABLE OR RECYCLABLE NON-POLYSTYRENE FOAM FOOD SERVICE-WARE.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - The committee on TSG deferred the measure. BUNDA, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, FUKUNAGA, HOOSER, INOUYE, Baker, Espero, Gabbard, Hee, Hemmings, Ige, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Tokuda, Trimble ENE/TSG  SCR142
SR75
SHPDA; Legislative Review
REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO REVIEW THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY'S ROLE IN THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESS TO DETERMINE HOW THE AGENCY CAN BE INVOLVED MORE AGGRESSIVELY IN IDENTIFYING HEALTH CARE GOALS AND ARTICULATING AN OVERALL HEALTH CARE VISION FOR THE STATE.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to HTH, WAM. BUNDA, Chun Oakland HTH, WAM  SCR143
SR76
Important Agricultural Lands; Galbraith Lands
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, OFFICE OF PLANNING, LAND USE COMMISSION, HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL, AND CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO SUPPORT AND FURTHER THE DESIGNATION OF GALBRAITH LANDS AS IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS, AND PRESERVE AND PERPETUATE THEM AS AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. BUNDA AHW/WTL/IGM  SCR144
SR77
Lake Wilson; Wahiawa Irrigation System Acquisition; Department of Agriculture
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ACQUIRE THE LAND IN WAHIAWA, OAHU, UNDERLYING LAKE WILSON AND APPURTENANT LANDS ONLY IF CERTAIN REPAIRS ARE COMPLETED BY THE CURRENT OWNERS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to AHW/WTL, WAM. BUNDA AHW/WTL, WAM  SCR145
SR78 SD1
DBEDT Voluntary Program; Polystyrene Foam Alternative Products
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITIES AND BUSINESSES TO CONVERT TO EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE FOAM ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS.
(S ) 5/2/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-02-08. BUNDA, CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, FUKUNAGA, HOOSER, INOUYE, Baker, Espero, Gabbard, Hee, Hemmings, Ige, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Tokuda, Trimble ENE/EDT  SCR146
SR79 SD1
Kawainui/Hamakua Marsh Complex; Ho‘olaulima ia Kawainui
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO REGULARLY CONSULT WITH HO‘OLAULIMA IA KAWAINUI TO COORDINATE EFFORTS TO PROTECT, CONSERVE, AND RESTORE THE NATURAL, CULTURAL, AND SCENIC RESOURCES OF THE KAWAINUI/HAMAKUA MARSH COMPLEX AND RELATED WATERWAYS.
(S ) 4/15/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-15-08. TOKUDA, IGE WTL  SCR147
SR80
DLNR; Determine Ownership of Certain Private Lands; Urban Oahu
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DETERMINE OWNERSHIP OF THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY IN CERTAIN LANES IN URBAN OAHU.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to WTL. CHUN OAKLAND WTL  SCR150
SR81
Real Property Tax; Chinatown Special District
REQUESTING THE MAYOR AND THE HONOLULU CITY COUNCIL TO ASSESS PROPERTY WITHIN THE CHINATOWN SPECIAL DISTRICT BASED ON THE SPECIAL DISTRICT HEIGHT RESTRICTIONS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to IGM. CHUN OAKLAND IGM  SCR151
SR82 SD1
Kukui Gardens; Mayor Wright Homes; Master Plan (SD1)
REQUESTING THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY AND THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE REDEVELOPMENT MASTER PLANS FOR KUKUI GARDENS AND MAYOR WRIGHT HOMES.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. CHUN OAKLAND HSP/CPH  SCR152
SR83
Divided We Fail Campaign
SUPPORTING THE "DIVIDED WE FAIL" CAMPAIGN.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. CHUN OAKLAND HTH/HSP/IGM  SCR153
SR84
Request DOE to use renewable energy at Nanakuli High School
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT A RENEWABLE ENERGY PILOT PROJECT AT NANAKULI HIGH SCHOOL USING SOLAR AND WIND ENERGY.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/ENE. HANABUSA (BR) EDU/ENE  SCR154
SR85
Nä Honua Mauli Ola: Hawaii Guidelines for Culturally Health and Responsive Learning Environments; Department of Education
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ADOPT THE "NA HONUA MAULI OLA: HAWAI`I GUIDELINES FOR CULTURALLY HEALTHY AND RESPONSIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS" TO ENABLE SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES TO EXAMINE AND ATTEND TO THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL WELL-BEING OF THEIR LEARNERS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/AHW. HANABUSA (BR) EDU/AHW  SCR155
SR86
University of Hawaii School of Social Work; Myron Pinky Thompson
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK DEDICATE ITS SCHOOL IN HONOR OF MYRON "PINKY" THOMPSON, BY CHANGING ITS NAME TO "THE MYRON THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK".
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU. BAKER, Chun Oakland, English, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Sakamoto, Taniguchi, Tsutsui EDU  SCR158
SR87
Emergency Powers; James Campbell High School; Air Conditioning
REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO EXERCISE EMERGENCY POWERS TO EXPEDITE THE INSTALLATION OF AIR CONDITIONING AT JAMES CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU. ESPERO EDU  SCR159
SR88 SD1
Tax Credits; Tax Exemptions; Reports; Evaluations
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO REPORT THE FISCAL IMPACT AND RATE OF USAGE BY TAXPAYERS OF VARIOUS TAX CREDITS AND EXEMPTIONS UNDER CHAPTERS 235, 237, 239, AND 244D, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. FUKUNAGA, BAKER, Espero, Ige, Slom EDT, WAM  SCR162
SR89 SD1
General Excise Tax; Manufacturer's Representative; Commissions
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO EXAMINE THE PAYMENT OF GENERAL EXCISE TAXES ON ALL COMMISSIONS EARNED BY MANUFACTURER'S SALES REPRESENTATIVES FROM SALES OF IMPORTED TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY THAT IS PURCHASED BY A CONSUMER DIRECTLY FROM THE MANUFACTURER.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. FUKUNAGA, BAKER, Espero, Ige EDT, WAM  SCR163
SR90
Solid Waste Reduction
REQUESTING THE COUNTIES TO ESTABLISH GOALS TO REDUCE THE SOLID WASTE STREAM IN EACH COUNTY BY SEVENTY-FIVE PER CENT BY JANUARY 1, 2012.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to IGM/ENE. HANABUSA (BR) IGM/ENE  SCR164
SR91 SD1
Hawaii Tourism Authority; Visitor Drowning Education and Information
REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY, IN COOPERATION AND CONJUNCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF OCEAN AND EARTH SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, HONOLULU EMERGENCY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, AND APPROPRIATE WATER SAFETY ORGANIZATIONS TO FURNISH, AS PART OF A MULTI-LINGUAL INFORMATION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM, INFORMATION FOR VISITORS ON WATER SAFETY AND RECREATIONAL HAZARDS.
(S ) 4/17/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-17-08. HOOSER, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Kim TSG  SCR166
SR92
DOE; Kapaa Public Library; Relocation
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO EXPLORE THE FEASIBILITY OF AND TO DEVELOP A PLAN THEREFOR RELOCATING THE KAPAA PUBLIC LIBRARY.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU. HOOSER, Chun Oakland, Espero, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto EDU  SCR167
SR93
Schools; Pesticide Spraying; Testing
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONDUCT A FULL INVESTIGATION INTO THE CAUSES OF ILLNESSES REPORTED BY STUDENTS AND TEACHERS AT WAIMEA CANYON MIDDLE SCHOOL DURING OCCASIONS IN 2006, 2007, AND 2008.
(S ) 3/19/2008 - Re-Referred to HTH/EDU/AHW/ENE. HOOSER, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto HTH/EDU/AHW/ENE  SCR168
SR94
Dept. of Agric. Working Group; Develop Plan; Pesticide Exposure at Public Schools
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AN ACTION PLAN FOR ADDRESSING INCIDENTS OF PESTICIDE EXPOSURE AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to AHW/EDU. HOOSER, CHUN OAKLAND, Espero, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto AHW/EDU  SCR169
SR95 SD1
Land Acquisition; Turtle Bay
URGING THE ADMINISTRATION TO COMPLETE THE PURCHASE OF TURTLE BAY RESORT AND THE SURROUNDING UNDEVELOPED LANDS AND URGING THE COMMITMENT OF THE SENATE TO ASSIST WITH THE PURCHASE.
(S ) 4/21/2008 - Recommitted to WTL. HOOSER, Chun Oakland, Espero, Kim, Nishihara WTL  SCR170
SR96
Children Born to Military During Foreign Deployment; Immigration
STRONGLY URGING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION TO CONFER PRIORITY STATUS TO CHILDREN BORN TO DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE PERSONNEL AND FOREIGN WOMEN DURING AND UP TO NINE MONTHS AFTER DEPLOYMENT IN ORDER TO FACILITATE AND EXPEDITE THE IMMIGRATION OF THESE CHILDREN AND WOMEN TO THE UNITED STATES.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to IGM/TIA. HOOSER, CHUN OAKLAND, GABBARD, IHARA, NISHIHARA, Fukunaga IGM/TIA  SCR171
SR97
Boards of Water Supply; Catchment Feasibility
REQUESTING THE WATER BOARDS FROM EACH COUNTY TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF LAUNCHING A WATER CONSERVATION PROGRAM THAT PROMOTES THE INSTALLATION OF RAINWATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS ON RESIDENCES FOR NON-POTABLE USAGE.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to IGM/ENE. HOOSER, CHUN OAKLAND, GABBARD, Fukunaga, Ihara, Nishihara IGM/ENE  SCR172
SR98
Second Generation Wood; Reuse; Biomass
REQUESTING THE STATE TO GIVE PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE FOR TREE CUTTING AND TRIMMING SERVICES TO COMPANIES THAT DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY AND COMMITMENT TO REUSE THE TREES FOR LUMBER AND WOOD CRAFTS, TO INVESTIGATE MODULAR BIOMASS SYSTEMS POWERED BY WOOD DEBRIS, AND TO DEVELOP PILOT PROJECTS TO INSTALL AND OPERATE SMALL BIOMASS GENERATORS AT SCHOOLS TO PRODUCE SAVINGS ON ELECTRICITY COSTS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to TSG/ENE. HOOSER, Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Ihara, Nishihara TSG/ENE  SCR173
SR99
Electronic Communication; Bullying; Short Message Services
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO EXAMINE THE PREVALENCE OF USING SHORT MESSAGE SERVICES (SMS) SUCH AS TEXT MESSAGING, INSTANT MESSAGING, AND SPAM VIA CELL PHONES TO BULLY, STALK, HARASS, AND OTHERWISE THREATEN OTHERS.
(S ) 3/27/2008 - The committee on EDT deferred the measure. IGE, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, TOKUDA, Baker, Hooser, Ihara, Nishihara, Sakamoto EDT, JDL  SCR176
SR100 SD1
Cybercrime; AG; Study and Report
REQUESTING THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO EXAMINE CYBERCRIME IN HAWAII.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDL. IGE, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, TOKUDA, Hooser, Ihara, Nishihara, Sakamoto EDT, JDL  SCR177
SR101
DESIGNATION OF PUBLIC LANDS IN SOUTH HILO AS AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.
AUTHORIZING THE DESIGNATION OF PUBLIC LANDS IN WAIAKEA, SOUTH HILO, HAWAII AS AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to WTL. INOUYE, Chun Oakland, English, Espero, Gabbard, Ige, Kokubun, Nishihara, Slom, Whalen WTL  SCR178
SR102
Cancer Research Center
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND SUPPORTING COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO MOVE EXPEDITIOUSLY TO IMPLEMENT PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF HAWAII AT KAKAAKO.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/HTH. KOKUBUN EDU/HTH  SCR179
SR103
University of Hawaii Revenue Maximization
OFFERING SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII IN ITS EFFORTS TO ENHANCE AND DIVERSIFY ITS SOURCES OF REVENUE AND MAXIMIZE USE OF ITS FACILITIES.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU. KOKUBUN EDU  SCR180
SR104
School Buses; Seat Belt Assemblies and Seat Backs
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ONLY PURCHASE OR LEASE LARGE SCHOOL BUSES THAT HAVE AN OPERABLE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLY AT ALL DESIGNATED SEATING POSITIONS AND SEAT BACKS THAT ARE AT LEAST TWENTYFOUR INCHES IN HEIGHT.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/TIA. MENOR, Bunda, Chun Oakland, Espero, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hanabusa, Hemmings, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Nishihara, Tokuda EDU/TIA  SCR181
SR105
Flood Risk Awareness; Community Rating System Program; Counties
URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, THE COUNTY OF HAWAII, AND KAUAI COUNTY TO PROVIDE AN INCREASE IN INFORMATION THAT WILL INFORM AND ENABLE HOMEOWNERS TO GAIN KNOWLEDGE OF THE FLOOD ZONE THAT HOMES ARE LOCATED IN AND THE RISKS OF FLOODING.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to IGM/PBS. TOKUDA IGM/PBS  SCR185
SR106
Telephone Poles; Removal or Replacement; Procedures
URGING HAWAII UTILITY COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE UTILITY SERVICES TO ESTABLISH AND IMPLEMENT A PROCEDURE FOR THE TIMELY REPLACEMENT OF DAMAGED OR UNSIGHTLY UTILITY POLES.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to CPH. TOKUDA (BR) CPH  SCR186
SR107
Reduction and Control of Aircraft Noise; FAA; DOT
REQUESTING THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TO WORK WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO ESTABLISH NOISE SENSITIVE OPERATING PROCEDURES AND AIR TRAFFIC PATTERNS TO REDUCE AND CONTROL AIRCRAFT NOISE IMPACTS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to TIA. TRIMBLE, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, Baker, Bunda, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hemmings, Hooser, Ige, Ihara, Inouye, Kokubun, Menor, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Tokuda TIA  SCR187
SR108 SD1
HCDA; Draft Mauka Area Plan; Mauka Area Rules
REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO DEFER DECISIONS ON ANY APPLICATIONS FOR ZONING CHANGES UNTIL THE COMPLETION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PROCESS AND THE SUBSEQUENT ADOPTION OF THE DRAFT MAUKA AREA PLAN AND THE MAUKA AREA RULES.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. FUKUNAGA, Chun Oakland, English, Hee, Ihara, Inouye, Slom WTL  SCR189
SR109 SD1
Chronic Kidney Disease
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU AND THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE POTENTIAL FINANCIAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT TO THE STATE AND THE STATE'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM OF PROVIDING CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AT ALL FIVE STAGES.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted, as amended (SD 1) and referred to WAM. CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Menor, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Tokuda HTH, WAM  SCR190
SR110
Aspartame; United States Food and Drug Administration
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES TO REVIEW EXISTING REPORTS AND STUDIES RELATED TO ASPARTAME, AND REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO RESCIND APPROVAL OF ASPARTAME FOR UNITED STATES MARKETS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to HTH/IGM. CHUN OAKLAND, ENGLISH, Bunda, Espero, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Menor, Nishihara, Tokuda HTH/IGM  SCR191
SR111
Kauai Community College; Criminal Justice Degree Program
REQUESTING KAUAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO WORK WITH THE KAUAI POLICE DEPARTMENT TO EXPLORE THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/IGM. HOOSER, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kim, Sakamoto EDU/IGM  SCR192
SR112
University of Hawaii; Report
REQUESTING AN ANNUAL REPORT WITH REGARD TO THE APPLIED RESEARCH LABORATORY FOR EACH OF THE NEXT THREE YEARS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO THE LEGISLATURE.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDU/EDT. HOOSER, Ihara, Sakamoto EDU/EDT  SCR193
SR113
Requesting Office of Elections for information on voting system.
REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS TO PROVIDE AN INFORMATIONAL BRIEFING AND DEMONSTRATION TO THE APPROPRIATE SENATE AND HOUSE COMMITTEES REGARDING THE OPERATION AND USE OF NEW ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEMS AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION PRIOR TO CONTRACTING TO PURCHASE ANY NEW VOTING SOFTWARE OR EQUIPMENT RELATED TO ANY NEW VOTING SYSTEM.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDT/JDL. HOOSER, Fukunaga, Ihara, Kim, Sakamoto EDT/JDL  SCR194
SR114
Judiciary and Labor Committee; Office of Elections
REQUESTING THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY AND LABOR TO CONVENE HEARINGS TO DETERMINE THE RATIONALE FOR SELECTING THE NEW VOTING SYSTEM AND ASSESS THE PREPAREDNESS OF THE OFFICE OF ELECTIONS FOR THE 2008 ELECTIONS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to JDL, WAM. HEMMINGS JDL, WAM
SR115 SD1
Leahi Hospital; Long-Term Care; Health; Task Force
REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO ASSIST IN DEVELOPING A MASTER PLAN FOR LONG-TERM CARE FOR LEAHI HOSPITAL.
(S ) 4/2/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-02-08. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Fukunaga, Kim, Nishihara, Tsutsui HSP/HTH  SCR201
SR116 SD1
RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW; ADULT CARE HOMES.
REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO FACILITATE A DISCUSSION TO ADDRESS THE IMPACT OF TYPE II ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME FACILITIES ON RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
(S ) 4/10/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-10-08. IHARA, Baker, Chun Oakland, Fukunaga, Kim, Nishihara, Tsutsui HSP/EDU  SCR202
SR117
Pre-Need Funeral Industry; Advisory Committee; Establish
REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH A PRE-NEED FUNERAL INDUSTRY ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE INPUT ON CONCERNS AND SOLUTIONS REGARDING THE PRE-NEED FUNERAL INDUSTRY.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to HSP/CPH. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Fukunaga, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto HSP/CPH  SCR203
SR118 SD1
Natural Disaster Preparedness Training for At-Risk Communities
REQUESTING THE NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER TO DEVELOP A PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE, GOVERNMENTAL, AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON AT-RISK COMMUNITIES.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. IHARA, CHUN OAKLAND, Fukunaga HSP/IGM/EDU  SCR204
SR119 SD1
National Guard; Educational Benefits
REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO EXTEND THE TIME FOR ELIGIBILITY TO RECEIVE EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS FOR GUARD SERVICEMEMBERS WHO HAVE SERVED ON ACTIVE DUTY.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. IHARA, Espero, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Whalen IGM/EDU  SCR205
SR120
Commemorating Queen Liliuokalani's Birthday
RECOGNIZING AND ACKNOWLEDGING SEPTEMBER 2ND OF EVERY YEAR AS QUEEN LILIU‘OKALANI’S BIRTHDAY IN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I, A NON-STATE HOLIDAY, AND COMMEMORATING QUEEN LILIU‘OKALANI FOR HER OUTSTANDING COURAGE AND DEDICATION TO HER PEOPLE IN THE FACE OF OPPRESSION.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Report and Resolution Adopted. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, Baker, Bunda, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hanabusa, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Inouye, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Tsutsui AHW/EDT  SCR206
SR121 SD1
State Capitol; Hawaiian Language
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO HAVE ALL SIGNS AT THE STATE CAPITOL PRINTED IN ENGLISH AND HAWAIIAN.
(S ) 4/14/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-14-08. ENGLISH, CHUN OAKLAND, TOKUDA, Baker, Bunda, Fukunaga, Gabbard, Hanabusa, Hee, Ige, Ihara, Kim, Kokubun, Slom, Tsutsui AHW/TSG  SCR207
SR122
Kalaupapa; Acknowledgment and Apology
RECOGNIZING AND ACKNOWLEDGING THE PEOPLE OF KALAUPAPA AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR THEIR SACRIFICES, AND APOLOGIZING TO THE PEOPLE OF KALAUPAPA AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR ANY HARSH RESTRICTIONS THAT CAUSED THEM UNDUE PAIN AS THE RESULT OF GOVERNMENT POLICIES SURROUNDING LEPROSY.
(H ) 4/22/2008 - This measure has been deleted from the meeting scheduled on Thursday 04-24-08 at 2:00 pm in conference room 423. ENGLISH, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, ESPERO, GABBARD, HANABUSA, HEE, TOKUDA, TSUTSUI, Bunda, Fukunaga, Ige, Ihara, Inouye, Kim, Kokubun, Nishihara, Trimble HTH/JDL  SCR208
SR123
Capitol Pools; Lo‘i System; Fish
URGING THE COMPTROLLER TO TRANSFORM THE POOLS THAT SURROUND THE STATE CAPITOL WITH TRADITIONAL LO‘I STOCKED WITH FISH.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to TSG. HEE (BR) TSG  SCR209
SR124
REVIEW OF BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCE LAND EXCHANGE.
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO REVIEW THE ACTION OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES RELATING TO A LAND EXCHANGE.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted, referred to JDL. HEE WTL, JDL  SCR210
SR125
REVIEW OF BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCE LAND EXCHANGE.
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATURE TO REVIEW THE ACTION OF THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES RELATING TO A LAND EXCHANGE.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to WTL, JDL. INOUYE WTL, JDL  SCR211
SR126
Public Accountancy; Discussion Forum
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY TO CONVENE A DISCUSSION FORUM FOCUSING ON THE ISSUES FACING THE ACCOUNTING PROFESSION.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to CPH. KOKUBUN CPH  SCR215
SR127
NELHA; Deep Seawater Pumping System
REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY'S DEEP SEAWATER PUMPING SYSTEM.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to EDT, WAM. KOKUBUN, TOKUDA, Bunda, Inouye EDT, WAM  SCR216
SR128
Governor Ariyoshi; National Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority
RENAMING THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY AS THE GEORGE R. ARIYOSHI NATURAL ENERGY LAB.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Recommitted to EDT. KOKUBUN, TOKUDA EDT  SCR217
SR129
Public Utilities Commission; Small Renewable Energy Systems
URGING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO RULE THAT ALL SCHEDULE Q CONTRACTS SHOULD RECEIVE THE FULL AVOIDED COST PRICING AS WRITTEN IN THE EXISTING SCHEDULE Q ELECTRICITY RATE SCHEDULE FOR EACH UTILITY.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to ENE/CPH. KOKUBUN ENE/CPH  SCR218
SR130
Waste to Energy Conversion; Plastics Stream; LRB Study
REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EXAMINE THE EXISTING WASTE TO ENERGY PROGRAM ON OAHU AS IT RELATES TO THE COLLECTION OF A DEDICATED RECYCLING STREAM OF PLASTICS FOR CONVERSION TO ENERGY.
(S ) 3/28/2008 - Report adopted, referred to WAM. MENOR, CHUN OAKLAND, INOUYE, Bunda, Fukunaga, Ige, Kim, Nishihara, Sakamoto, Slom, Trimble ENE/IGM, WAM  SCR219
SR131
Kapolei Court Complex; Family Court
REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO CONDUCT FAMILY COURT PROCEEDINGS AT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX WITH THE CONSENT OF THE AFFECTED PARTIES OR UNLESS ONE OF THE PARTIES COMMENCES THE FAMILY COURT PROCEEDING AT THE KAPOLEI COURT COMPLEX.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to JDL. TANIGUCHI (BR) JDL  SCR224
SR132 SD1
Report Title: SFCA; State Art Museum
ACKNOWLEDGING THE WORK OF THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS IN SUPPORTING ARTS AND CULTURE IN HAWAII, AND REQUESTING THAT AS AGENCIES MOVE FROM THE NO. 1 CAPITOL DISTRICT BUILDING, THE VACATED SPACE SHALL BE ASSIGNED TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS AND THE STATE ART MUSEUM.
(S ) 4/8/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-08-08. TANIGUCHI EDT  SCR225
SR133
Ala Wai Watershed; Flood Mitigation; Watershed Management
REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PROVIDE FUNDING NEED PROJECTIONS FOR FLOOD MITIGATION AND WATERSHED MANAGEMENT PLANNING PROJECTS RELATED TO THE ALA WAI WATERSHED.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to WTL/IGM. TANIGUCHI WTL/IGM  SCR226
SR134
UH; Molucca Albizia Tree
REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE MOLUCCA ALBIZIA TREE.
(S ) 4/1/2008 - The committee on ENE deferred the measure. TANIGUCHI ENE/EDU  SCR227
SR135
Rooftop Agriculture; Ordinances
URGING THE COUNTIES TO AMEND THEIR LAND USE ORDINANCES TO PERMIT VOLUNTARY ROOFTOP LANDSCAPING AND AGRICULTURE IN URBAN DISTRICTS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to ENE/IGM. TANIGUCHI, TOKUDA ENE/IGM  SCR228
SR136
BOE; Sex Education
REQUESTING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO EVALUATE THE NECESSITY OF MANDATORY HEALTH EDUCATION THAT INCLUDES MEDICALLY ACCURATE SEX EDUCATION IN INTERMEDIATE AND MIDDLE SCHOOLS.
(S ) 3/17/2008 - Referred to HTH/EDU. TOKUDA, BAKER, CHUN OAKLAND, FUKUNAGA, Kim HTH/EDU  SCR233
SR137
Geographically Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE AND SUPPORT FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO IMPROVE THE VIABILITY OF HAWAII'S GEOGRAPHICALLY DISADVANTAGED FARMERS AND RANCHERS.
(S ) 4/11/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-11-08. TOKUDA, KOKUBUN AHW/IGM  SCR234
SR138 SD1
Applied Archaeology Program; Archaeological Working Group
REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA EXPAND UPON A MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY, THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE PROGRAM IN CULTURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, AND THAT THE STATE HISTORICAL PRESERVATION DIVISION REVIVE ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORKING GROUP.
(S ) 4/25/2008 - Certified copies of resolutions sent, 04-25-08. TOKUDA, English, Kokubun EDU/AHW/EDT/WTL  SCR235
SR139
Returning All Bills, Concurrent Resolutions, & Resolutions to Clerk's Desk
RETURNING ALL BILLS, CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS, AND RESOLUTIONS TO THE CLERK'S DESK.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR140
Authorizing the President to Approve the Journal of this Senate for the Sixtieth Day
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO APPROVE THE JOURNAL OF THIS SENATE FOR THE SIXTIETH DAY.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR141
Printing of the Senate Journal
RELATING TO THE PRINTING OF THE JOURNAL OF THE SENATE.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR142
President Work Authorization of Employees
AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO DESIGNATE THE EMPLOYEES WHO WILL WORK AFTER ADJOURNMENT.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR143
Completion of Work of the Twenty-Fourth Legislature
REGARDING COMPLETION OF THE WORK OF THE TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE SUBSEQUENT TO THE ADJOURNMENT THEREOF.
(S ) 5/1/2008 - Resolution Adopted. HOOSER, HEMMINGS
SR144
Adjourn Sine Die
INFORMING THE HOUSE AND GOVERNOR THAT THE SENATE IS READY TO ADJOURN SINE DIE.
(H ) 5/1/2008 - Received notice of Adoption (Sen. Com. No. 747). HOOSER, HEMMINGS