31st Legislature, 2021
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Floor session convene times for Tuesday, April 20, 2021:
Senate: 12:00 p.m. | House of Representatives: 11:30 a.m.
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Senate District 4
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 210
phone: 808-586-7335
fax: 808-586-7339
seninouye@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
4th Senatorial District Map - Hilo, Hāmākua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona
EDUCATION
• Hilo High School – 1958
• Certificate, Management & Supervision-Hawaii Employers Council
• Certificate, Dale Carnegie
• Certificate, University of Idaho-Legislative Energy Horizon Institute
   • Energy Policy Planning Program 7/23/2016-11/12/2016

EXPERIENCE
• Hawaii State Senator, 1998 – 2008; 2014 – Present
• Majority Whip
• Chair, Water and Land, 2021
• Vice-Chair, Transportation, 2021
• Chair, Transportation, 2019-2020
• Chair, Transportation and Energy, 2016-2018
• Chair, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs, 2007-2008
• Chair, Transportation and Government Operations, 2005-2006
• Chair, Water, Land and Agriculture, 2003-2004
• Chair, Water, Land, Energy and Environment, 2001-2002
• Chair, Economic Development, 1998-2000
• Member, Ways and Means, 2000-2005; 2007-2008; 2016-2021
• Member, National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators 2002-2008; 2015- Present
• Member, National Council of State Legislators – 2000-2008; 2015- Present
• Member – Natural Resource & Infrastructure 2016-2018
• Member – NRI Committee Policy Working Group; 2018 - Present
• Member – Steering Committee NCSL Foundation Smart
   • Communities Public-Private Partnership; 2018 - Present
• Mayor, County of Hawaii; 1990-1992
• Member, Hawaii County Council, 1984-1990
• Member, Hawaii State Plan Policy Commission; 1980-1983
• Member, Hawaii County Planning Commission; 1974-1979

AWARDS
    • Big Island Press Club Torch of Light 2016
    • Filipina Women’s Network
        • 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the U.S. – Policymakers & Visionaries, 2009
    • National Guard Association of the United States (NGAUS)
        • Charles Dick Medal of Merit, 2008
    • University of Hawaii at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association
        • Distinguished Service Award, 2007
    • Big Island Filipino Women's Civic Club
        • Outstanding Community Service Award, 2005
    • Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation Distinguished Service Award 2004
    • United Filipino Council of Hawaii
        • Government Service Award, 1997
    • Girl Scout of Hawaii Award for Dedicated Service
        • Recipient 1989, 1990, 1991 Girl Scout's Queen Kaahumanu Award, 1991

    COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND ORGANIZATIONS
    • Lifetime Member – The Girl Scouts of America
    • Director, Girl Scout Council of Hawaii, 1995-1998
    • Waimea Outdoor Circle
    • Paniolo Preservations Society
    • Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce
    • Big Island Filipino Council
    • Rotary Club of Hilo – 1998-2000; 2010-2017
        • Paul Harris Fellow
    • Democratic Party of Hawaii
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB60 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
SB61 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB62 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB166 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB167 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
SB168 RELATING TO HELICOPTERS.
SB239 RELATING TO THE ALOHASAFE ALERT APPLICATION.
SB242 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB243 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB244 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
SB245 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB246 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB247 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.
SB248 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB249 RELATING TO SINGLE-USE PLASTICS.
SB250 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB251 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.
SB255 SD2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL MARINE LICENSES.
SB256 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST KEAHOLE HOTEL & SUITES LLC.
SB257 SD2 RELATING TO LEASE EXTENSIONS ON PUBLIC LAND.
SB335 SD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB336 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
SB337 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE.
SB338 SD2 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
SB339 SD2 RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
SB340 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB341 SD2 RELATING TO TARO.
SB342 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB462 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.
SB470 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
SB472 RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.
SB476 RELATING TO DAM AND RESERVOIR SAFETY.
SB478 SD2 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB479 SD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
SB480 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS.
SB563 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION.
SB564 RELATING TO THE MODEL STATE RIGHT-TO-REPAIR LAW.
SB567 SD1 RELATING TO COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCES.
SB568 RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
SB569 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB570 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB571 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB572 SD1 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
SB573 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
SB584 RELATING TO QUALIFIED COMMUNITY REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
SB586 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB589 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB590 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB593 RELATING TO DIGITAL IDENTIFICATION.
SB594 SD1 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB596 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB634 RELATING TO THE USE OF INTOXICANTS WHILE OPERATING A VEHICLE.
SB637 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB644 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB648 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB649 SD1 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
SB651 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO RENAMING KAHULUI AIRPORT ACCESS ROAD.
SB652 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
SB657 RELATING TO PERMITS.
SB661 SD1 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
SB685 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB688 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB689 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.
SB690 RELATING TO FISHING.
SB691 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
SB692 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
SB693 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF NON-AGRICULTURAL PARK LANDS.
SB717 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB812 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB813 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB814 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB815 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
SB818 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB819 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB820 SD1 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
SB826 SD1 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
SB827 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SB828 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
SB829 SD1 RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB830 SD2 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB831 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB832 RELATING TO VICTIM-COUNSELOR PRIVILEGE.
SB833 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
SB834 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO CHILDLIKE SEX DOLLS.
SB883 RELATING TO SAFETY EQUIPMENT.
SB884 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB908 SD1 RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.
SB909 RELATING TO INTERNET ACCESS.
SB910 RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
SB912 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB914 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS.
SB929 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB930 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB931 SD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB942 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB946 SD2 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
SB952 RELATING TO PAROLE.
SB953 RELATING TO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
SB978 SD1 RELATING TO PRINCE JONAH KUHIO KALANIANAOLE.
SB997 SD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT.
SB998 SD1 RELATING TO THE HONOLULU AUTHORITY FOR RAPID TRANSPORTATION.
SB999 SD1 RELATING TO FORESTRY.
SB1000 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB1001 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LEASES.
SB1009 RELATING TO PRIVACY.
SB1015 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE COMPTROLLER.
SB1243 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE PHASEOUT OF PRIVATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SB1253 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1258 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB1273 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB1285 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITIES.
SB1287 RELATING TO THE FOOD SERVICES BRANCH.
SB1291 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB1292 SD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
SB1293 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1306 RELATING TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
SB1329 SD2 HD3 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1357 RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.
SB1358 RELATING TO PERMITS.
SB1359 RELATING TO STATE PROPERTY.
SB1385 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1386 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB1387 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO MICROCHIP IDENTIFICATION.
SB1404 RELATING TO HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
SCR8 SD2 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
SCR9 SD2 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX TO STRENGTHEN HAWAII'S EFFORTS TO END CAMPUS-BASED SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION.
SCR41 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE THE CREATION OF A SUSTAINABILITY FUND OR OTHER METHODS OF INCREASING FUNDING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME AND EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME PROVIDERS.
SCR42 HD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A LEASE COVERING STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT PIER 27, IN HONOLULU HARBOR, OAHU, TO ATLANTIS SUBMARINES HAWAII, LLC.
SCR51 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE FLOODING ISSUES AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY AND MELEANA PLACE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
SCR53 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A HOSPITAL IN NORTH KONA AND A HEALTH CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF THE WEST HAWAII REGION.
SCR62 URGING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION GRANTING STATEHOOD TO THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
SCR63 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
SCR66 SD1 HD1 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES AND REQUESTING THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ANALYZE AND REPORT ON ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ACTS IN THE STATE.
SCR67 SD1 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SCR68 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.
SCR69 REQUESTING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO DEVELOP AN EVACUATION PLAN FOR THE AREAS WITHIN LAVA ZONES 1, 2, 3, 4, AND 6.
SCR70 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE ANALYSIS ON LICENSING AND/OR CERTIFICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SCR78 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
SCR83 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO USE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT AND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT MONIES TO RETAIN TEACHERS AND PREVENT FURLOUGHS.
SCR85 PROMOTING A "GREEN CHRISTMAS" BY ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO SELECT PLANTABLE NATIVE TREES FOR HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HELP ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS.
SCR86 URGING THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A UNIFIED DIGITAL PUBLIC SERVICES WORKING GROUP TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO COORDINATE EFFORTS OF INDIVIDUAL DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES TO PROVIDE IMPROVED DIGITAL PUBLIC SERVICES.
SCR88 HD1 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
SCR89 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE TRAINING, COURSES, AND CURRICULA RELATED TO THE MECHANICS, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES, HYDROGEN VEHICLES, AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES IN THEIR PROGRAMS.
SCR101 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO OPEN EMPLOYMENT OFFICES IN ALL COUNTIES; INCREASE THE HANDLING CAPACITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS BY THIRTY PERCENT; COMPLETE THE UPGRADING OF ITS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS COMPUTER SYSTEM; AND WORK WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE STATE LIBRARIAN TO ADOPT POLICIES AND NEEDED TRAINING TO ENSURE THAT MINIMAL ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED TO PERSONS WISHING TO USE PUBLIC ACCESS COMPUTERS AT ANY STATE LIBRARY TO FILE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS.
SCR104 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE CREATION OF A SUSTAINABILITY FUND FOR THE COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME AND EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME PROGRAMS.
SCR108 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SCR109 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, AND ANY OTHER LICENSING AGENCY THAT OVERSEES A PROFESSION LISTED IN SENATE BILL NO. 1115 (2021), SECTION 3, TO EXAMINE OTHER STATES' LICENSING CREDENTIALS AND DETERMINE WHICH STATES HAVE LICENSING STANDARDS THAT MEET OR EXCEED HAWAII'S LICENSING STANDARDS.
SCR110 REQUESTING THE STADIUM AUTHORITY TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP APPROPRIATE AREAS WITHIN THE STADIUM DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TO WITHSTAND THE STRUCTURAL REQUIREMENTS OF A PERMANENT SHIPPING CONTAINER STORAGE AND LAY DOWN FACILITY FOR USE BY PEARL HARBOR WHEN SERVING AS A BACKUP IN AN EMERGENCY THAT RENDERS HONOLULU HARBOR UNUSABLE.
SCR111 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND IDENTIFY APPROPRIATE STOCKPILE STORAGE FACILITY OPTIONS TO STORE AND DISTRIBUTE EMERGENCY SUPPLIES IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SCR140 SD1 ASSERTING THAT RACISM IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND URGING THE STATE TO COMMIT TO RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING THE RESULTING INEQUITIES, AND STUDY AND REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ECONOMIC DISPARITIES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO THE DETRIMENTAL PUBLIC HEALTH EFFECTS OF RACISM.
SCR141 SD1 HD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING PORTIONS OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT WAILEA, MAUI, TAX MAP KEY: (2) 2-1-008 FOR BEACH ACCESS STAIRWAY PURPOSES.
SCR144 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO TESTIFY ON ANY LEGISLATION THAT WOULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE OVERCROWDING CONDITIONS AT HAWAII'S CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SCR149 SD1 REQUESTING THAT THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS PASS A LAW THAT CRIMINALIZES ANY ACT BY A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, MILITARY PERSONNEL, OR POLITICIAN THAT IS CONTRARY TO THEIR OATH TO UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION.
SCR150 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PROPOSE LEGISLATION THAT CRIMINALIZES ANY ACTS BY ELIGIBLE PUBLIC OFFICIALS, INCLUDING LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT VIOLATE THEIR OATHS TO UPHOLD THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION.
SCR154 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SCR155 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OFFICE OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.
SCR156 REAFFIRMING A COMMITMENT TO ENDING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND INJUSTICE IN HAWAII AND THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
SCR159 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO EXAMINE AND CONSIDER PURCHASING REEF INSURANCE TO SUPPORT NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO PROTECT HAWAII'S COASTLINES AND COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE FROM NATURAL DISASTERS.
SCR160 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH GOALS TO INCREASE TREE CANOPIES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS, DOCUMENT EXISTING INVENTORY AND TALENT, AND IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE PLAN.
SCR161 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES RELATED TO GENDER TRANSITION TREATMENTS.
SCR162 SD1 REQUESTING THAT THE OFFICE OF PLANNING, IN COORDINATION WITH EACH EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, IDENTIFY DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE THAT MAY BE VULNERABLE TO FLOODING AND OTHER IMPACTS OF SEA LEVEL RISE AND ASSESS OPTIONS FOR MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF SEA LEVEL RISE ON THOSE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
SCR163 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND CERTAIN ACTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BROADENING THE SCOPE OF HAWAIIANS SERVED BY THOSE ACTS.
SCR164 SD1 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT AS EXPEDITIOUSLY AS POSSIBLE.
SCR165 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONSENT TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACT 80, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2017.
SCR166 SD1 HD1 URGING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND ATTACHED AGENCIES TO TRAIN THEIR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SCR167 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AN OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT APPRENTICESHIP PATHWAY WITHIN THE STATE'S HIGH SCHOOLS.
SCR168 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO REEXAMINE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR STATE POSITIONS THAT ARE CURRENTLY VACANT AND REPLACE THE QUALIFICATION OF A BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE, WHERE APPLICABLE
SCR169 SD1 HD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND LAW ENFORCEMENT IN ENFORCING EMERGENCY PROCLAMATIONS TO MITIGATE THE FURTHER SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 IN HAWAII.
SCR176 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPLORE WAYS IT CAN EXERCISE OVERSIGHT OVER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AND OTHER MEDICAL SERVICE ENTITIES WHEN A DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY'S HEALTH EXISTS.
SCR177 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
SCR183 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SCR206 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH THE BURIAL SITES WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE BURIAL SITES PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
SCR207 SUBMITTING TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF ACTION TAKEN BY THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES ON A LAND EXCHANGE BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND PARKER LAND TRUST.
SCR226 URGING THE HAWAII 2.0 COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE A SOLUTION FOR MAINTAINING CRITICAL SERVICES BY INCLUDING LIFEGUARD SALARIES IN THE STATE'S RECOVERY PLAN.
SCR263 SD1 HD1 CONVENING A PUBLIC RACING FACILITY WORKING GROUP TO IDENTIFY A LOCATION AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF PUBLIC RACING FACILITIES ON OAHU TO IMPROVE SAFETY, BOOST ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, AND PROVIDE FOR RECREATION.
SR7 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
SR8 SD2 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX TO STRENGTHEN HAWAII'S EFFORTS TO END CAMPUS-BASED SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION.
SR33 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY OF THE FLOODING ISSUES AT THE INTERSECTION OF MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY AND MELEANA PLACE ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
SR35 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A HOSPITAL IN NORTH KONA AND A HEALTH CARE NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF THE WEST HAWAII REGION.
SR44 URGING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION GRANTING STATEHOOD TO THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
SR45 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
SR48 SD1 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES AND REQUESTING THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION TO ANALYZE AND REPORT ON ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ACTS IN THE STATE.
SR49 SD1 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SR50 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.
SR51 REQUESTING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO DEVELOP AN EVACUATION PLAN FOR THE AREAS WITHIN LAVA ZONES 1, 2, 3, 4, AND 6.
SR52 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE ANALYSIS ON LICENSING AND/OR CERTIFICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SR58 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
SR63 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO USE CORONAVIRUS AID, RELIEF, AND ECONOMIC SECURITY ACT AND CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE AND RELIEF SUPPLEMENTAL APPROPRIATIONS ACT MONIES TO RETAIN TEACHERS AND PREVENT FURLOUGHS.
SR65 PROMOTING A "GREEN CHRISTMAS" BY ENCOURAGING THE PUBLIC TO SELECT PLANTABLE NATIVE TREES FOR HOLIDAY CELEBRATIONS TO HELP ADDRESS THE CLIMATE CRISIS.
SR66 URGING THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES TO ESTABLISH A UNIFIED DIGITAL PUBLIC SERVICES WORKING GROUP TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO COORDINATE EFFORTS OF INDIVIDUAL DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES TO PROVIDE IMPROVED DIGITAL PUBLIC SERVICES.
SR68 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE TRAINING, COURSES, AND CURRICULA RELATED TO THE MECHANICS, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES, HYDROGEN VEHICLES, AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES IN THEIR PROGRAMS.
SR78 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO OPEN EMPLOYMENT OFFICES IN ALL COUNTIES; INCREASE THE HANDLING CAPACITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS BY THIRTY PERCENT; COMPLETE THE UPGRADING OF ITS UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS COMPUTER SYSTEM; AND WORK WITH THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE STATE LIBRARIAN TO ADOPT POLICIES AND NEEDED TRAINING TO ENSURE THAT MINIMAL ASSISTANCE IS PROVIDED TO PERSONS WISHING TO USE PUBLIC ACCESS COMPUTERS AT ANY STATE LIBRARY TO FILE UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT CLAIMS.
SR81 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXPLORE CREATION OF A SUSTAINABILITY FUND FOR THE COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOME AND EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME PROGRAMS.
SR85 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SR86 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE, AND ANY OTHER LICENSING AGENCY THAT OVERSEES A PROFESSION LISTED IN SENATE BILL NO. 1115 (2021), SECTION 3, TO EXAMINE OTHER STATES' LICENSING CREDENTIALS AND DETERMINE WHICH STATES HAVE LICENSING STANDARDS THAT MEET OR EXCEED HAWAII'S LICENSING STANDARDS.
SR87 REQUESTING THE STADIUM AUTHORITY TO IDENTIFY AND DEVELOP APPROPRIATE AREAS WITHIN THE STADIUM DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT TO WITHSTAND THE STRUCTURAL REQUIREMENTS OF A PERMANENT SHIPPING CONTAINER STORAGE AND LAY DOWN FACILITY FOR USE BY PEARL HARBOR WHEN SERVING AS A BACKUP IN AN EMERGENCY THAT RENDERS HONOLULU HARBOR UNUSABLE.
SR88 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND IDENTIFY APPROPRIATE STOCKPILE STORAGE FACILITY OPTIONS TO STORE AND DISTRIBUTE EMERGENCY SUPPLIES IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SR112 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO TESTIFY ON ANY LEGISLATION THAT WOULD POTENTIALLY INCREASE OVERCROWDING CONDITIONS AT HAWAII'S CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SR115 SD1 REQUESTING THAT THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS PASS A LAW THAT CRIMINALIZES ANY ACT BY A CURRENT OR FORMER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, MILITARY PERSONNEL, OR POLITICIAN THAT IS CONTRARY TO THEIR OATH TO UPHOLD THE CONSTITUTION.
SR116 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO PROPOSE LEGISLATION THAT CRIMINALIZES ANY ACTS BY ELIGIBLE PUBLIC OFFICIALS, INCLUDING LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT THAT VIOLATE THEIR OATHS TO UPHOLD THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION AND HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION.
SR119 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SR120 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR TO PERFORM AN AUDIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION'S OFFICE OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN.
SR121 REAFFIRMING A COMMITMENT TO ENDING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND INJUSTICE IN HAWAII AND THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
SR124 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO EXAMINE AND CONSIDER REEF INSURANCE TO SUPPORT NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS TO PROTECT HAWAII'S COASTLINES AND COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE FROM NATURAL DISASTERS.
SR125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT PLAN WITH GOALS TO INCREASE TREE CANOPIES ON PUBLIC SCHOOL GROUNDS, DOCUMENT EXISTING INVENTORY AND TALENT, AND IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND SUSTAIN THE PLAN.
SR126 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF REQUIRING HEALTH INSURERS TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES RELATED TO GENDER TRANSITION TREATMENTS.
SR127 SD1 REQUESTING THAT THE OFFICE OF PLANNING, IN COORDINATION WITH EACH EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, IDENTIFY DEPARTMENTAL FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE THAT MAY BE VULNERABLE TO FLOODING AND OTHER IMPACTS OF SEA LEVEL RISE AND ASSESS OPTIONS FOR MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF SEA LEVEL RISE ON THOSE FACILITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE.
SR128 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND CERTAIN ACTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF BROADENING THE SCOPE OF HAWAIIANS SERVED BY THOSE ACTS.
SR129 SD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND PRESIDENT JOSEPH R. BIDEN TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT.
SR130 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONSENT TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACT 80, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2017.
SR131 SD1 URGING STATE DEPARTMENTS AND ATTACHED AGENCIES TO TRAIN THEIR BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SR132 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COMMUNITY COLLEGES AND DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO ESTABLISH AN OFFICE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT APPRENTICESHIP PATHWAY WITHIN THE STATE'S HIGH SCHOOLS.
SR133 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT TO REEXAMINE THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR STATE POSITIONS THAT ARE CURRENTLY VACANT AND REPLACE THE QUALIFICATION OF A BACHELOR'S DEGREE WITH AN ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE, WHERE APPLICABLE
SR134 SD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO ENFORCE THE SUPPLEMENTAL EMERGENCY PROCLAMATIONS TO MITIGATE THE FURTHER SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 IN HAWAII.
SR141 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO EXPLORE WAYS IT CAN EXERCISE OVERSIGHT OVER COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AND OTHER MEDICAL SERVICE ENTITIES WHEN A DANGER TO THE COMMUNITY'S HEALTH EXISTS.
SR142 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
SR148 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SR171 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO ESTABLISH THE BURIAL SITES WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE BURIAL SITES PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
SR186 URGING THE HAWAII 2.0 COMMITTEE TO PROVIDE A SOLUTION FOR MAINTAINING CRITICAL SERVICES BY INCLUDING LIFEGUARD SALARIES IN THE STATE'S RECOVERY PLAN.
SR222 SD1 CONVENING A PUBLIC RACING FACILITY WORKING GROUP TO LOCATE AND ESTABLISH PUBLIC RACING FACILITIES ON OAHU TO IMPROVE SAFETY, BOOST ECONOMIC ACTIVITY, AND PROVIDE FOR RECREATION.