31st Legislature, 2021
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Floor session convene time for July 29, 2021:
Senate: 11:00 a.m.
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Senate District 1
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 213
phone: 808-586-6760
fax: 808-586-6689
senkahele@capitol.hawaii.gov
Leadership: Majority Whip
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Measures Introduced
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SB50 RELATING TO SADDLE ROAD.
SB100 RELATING TO THE EAST-WEST CENTER.
SB232 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.
SB452 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB453 PROPOSING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 6, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO MODIFY THE APPOINTMENT PROCESS FOR THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB456 SD2 RELATING TO MAUNA KEA STATE RECREATIONAL AREA.
SB457 SD2 RELATING TO HAPUNA BEACH PARK.
SB486 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB596 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB597 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XI, SECTION 9, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REAFFIRM AND STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENTAL RIGHTS.
SB598 SD2 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
SB599 RELATING TO ATTACHMENT.
SB600 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
SB601 RELATING TO FORECLOSURES.
SB602 RELATING TO WATER.
SB724 RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.
SB759 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB931 RELATING TO AQUARIUM FISH.
SB1219 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB1220 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB1353 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
SB1354 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB1369 RELATING TO MARRIAGE BETWEEN INDIVIDUALS OF THE SAME SEX.
SB2019 RELATING TO SCHOOL MEALS.
SB2020 SD2 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2079 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE MOTION PICTURES, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND FILM PRODUCTION INCOME TAX CREDIT.
SB2124 SD1 RELATING TO OPIHI.
SB2125 SD3 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICT.
SB2131 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2132 RELATING TO THE BANYAN DRIVE COMMUNITY.
SB2282 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2321 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO UNCLAIMED PROPERTY.
SB2343 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION, CONTROL, OUTREACH, RESEARCH, AND PLANNING.
SB2344 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB2345 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE INVESTOR EDUCATION PROGRAM.
SB2346 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2426 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2427 RELATING TO HILO HIGH SCHOOL.
SB2428 RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
SB2429 RELATING TO COUNTY LIFEGUARDS.
SB2430 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB2431 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2432 RELATING TO HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2443 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB2446 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2517 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB2656 SD2 RELATING TO THE MODERNIZATION OF THE HAWAII ELECTRIC SYSTEM.
SB2666 RELATING TO BEVERAGE CONTAINER DEPOSIT SPECIAL FUND.
SB2668 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2669 RELATING TO MAUNA KEA STATE RECREATIONAL AREA.
SB2672 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB2673 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2674 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB2726 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB2729 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
SB2740 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2750 RELATING TO COLON HYDROTHERAPY.
SB2752 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE PROCEDURE TO RETAIN JUSTICES AND JUDGES.
SB2754 SD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST WITH THE PLANNING, DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPPING, LAND LEASES, AND OTHER TANGIBLE ASSETS FOR A RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECT WITH ENERGY STORAGE TECHNOLOGY ON THE ISLAND OF MOLOKAI.
SB2774 SD1 RELATING TO THE TAXATION OF DESTINATION CLUBS.
SB2920 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB2948 SD1 HD1 CD2 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB2949 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB2951 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2953 SD1 HD3 CD1 RELATING TO STATE RESOURCES ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB2966 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB2967 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB2968 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO TOURISM STIMULUS INITIATIVES.
SB2969 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS.
SB2970 SD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIOTORK HAWAII, LLC.
SB2975 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
SB3017 RELATING TO MARINE RESOURCES.
SB3023 SD2 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND MARKETING OF THE ULU BREADFRUIT.
SB3024 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB3040 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB3062 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB3090 SD1 RELATING TO HUNTING.
SB3091 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION PRIMARY CARE TRAINING PROGRAM.
SB3092 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
SB3093 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT HILO.
SB3094 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
SB3122 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
SCR3 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO AMEND THE HEARING EXAMINATION SECTION OF TAX FORM N-172 TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WITH MENIERE'S DISEASE.
SCR11 REQUESTING A SUNRISE ANALYSIS OF THE PROPOSED LICENSING OF COLON HYDROTHERAPISTS AND COLON HYDROTHERAPY ESTABLISHMENTS.
SCR47 SD1 HD1 RECOGNIZING JANUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS HO‘OKU‘IKAHI DAY, OR RECONCILIATION DAY, IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THE JUSTICE, RECONCILIATION, AND NONVIOLENCE OF QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI.
SCR70 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM 2014 AS THE YEAR OF THE WORLDWIDE VOYAGE.
SCR71 URGING THE STATE AND STATE ENTITIES TO SUPPORT THE HOKULE‘A AND HER CREW AS THEY JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD.
SCR88 APPROVING THE SELECTION OF DANNY KALEIKINI TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
SCR114 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO ESTABLISH A NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH TASK FORCE.
SCR135 REQUESTING THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION TO PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS KIHEI PROPERTY TO PROVIDE A SENSE OF PLACE THAT REFLECTS THE CULTURE, HISTORY, AND TRADITION OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS.
SCR136 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DESIGNATE THE ROYAL ORDER OF KAMEHAMEHA AS THE KONOHIKI OF KA‘AWALOA TO HAVE OVERSIGHT AND MANAGEMENT OF KA‘AWALOA, TO FORMULATE A MASTER PLAN FOR KA‘AWALOA, AND TO EXPLORE THE POSSIBILITY OF LEASING KA‘AWALOA LAND TO THE NONPROFIT ROYAL ORDER OF KAMEHAMEHA.
SCR137 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DEFINE "BEST USE" OF LANDS UNDER LEASES FOR AGRICULTURE, BASE AGRICULTURAL LEASE RENTS ON THE VALUE OF THE LAND FOR THE INTENDED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ACTIVITY, GRANT RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO RENEW OR EXTEND AN AGRICULTURAL LEASE OF TWENTY YEARS OR MORE TO THE LESSEE PRIOR TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE LEASE AT PUBLIC AUCTION, AND TRANSFER EXPEDITIOUSLY ALL OF ITS MANAGED LANDS LEASED OR UNDER REVOCABLE PERMIT FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SCR139 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING PULAMA LANA‘I TO CONTINUE TO WORK IN A COOPERATIVE PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ON THE ISLAND OF LANA‘I WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COUNTY OF MAUI, HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND LANA‘I AHA MOKU, AND REQUESTING PULAMA LANA‘I TO SUBMIT A REPORT OF THE PARTNERSHIPS TO THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO THE 2015 AND 2016 REGULAR SESSIONS.
SCR140 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND DESIGNATED AREAS ON STATE PROPERTIES ON WHICH TO ERECT AHU AND TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO THE 2015 REGULAR SESSION.
SCR149 SD1 REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO CLARIFY FOOD LABELING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS.
SR4 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO AMEND THE HEARING EXAMINATION SECTION OF TAX FORM N-172 TO INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS WITH MENIERE'S DISEASE.
SR21 SD1 RECOGNIZING JANUARY 17 OF EVERY YEAR AS HO‘OKU‘IKAHI DAY, OR RECONCILIATION DAY, IN HONOR AND REMEMBRANCE OF THE JUSTICE, RECONCILIATION, AND NONVIOLENCE OF QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI.
SR29 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO AMEND ITS POLICIES TO GRANT A WAIVER OF THE NONRESIDENT TUITION DIFFERENTIAL TO VETERANS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE, ARMY, COAST GUARD, MARINE CORPS, AND NAVY, WHO WERE HONORABLY DISCHARGED, REGARDLESS OF THEIR ACTUAL STATE OF RESIDENCE.
SR35 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM 2014 AS THE YEAR OF THE WORLDWIDE VOYAGE.
SR36 URGING THE STATE AND STATE ENTITIES TO SUPPORT THE HOKULE‘A AND HER CREW AS THEY JOURNEY AROUND THE WORLD.
SR60 SD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO ESTABLISH A NATIVE HAWAIIAN HEALTH TASK FORCE.
SR71 REQUESTING THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION TO PLAN FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ITS KIHEI PROPERTY TO PROVIDE A SENSE OF PLACE THAT REFLECTS THE CULTURE, HISTORY, AND TRADITION OF NATIVE HAWAIIANS.
SR73 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO DEFINE "BEST USE" OF LANDS UNDER LEASES FOR AGRICULTURE, BASE AGRICULTURAL LEASE RENTS ON THE VALUE OF THE LAND FOR THE INTENDED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ACTIVITY, GRANT RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO RENEW OR EXTEND AN AGRICULTURAL LEASE OF TWENTY YEARS OR MORE TO THE LESSEE PRIOR TO THE DISPOSITION OF THE LEASE AT PUBLIC AUCTION, AND TRANSFER EXPEDITIOUSLY ALL OF ITS MANAGED LANDS LEASED OR UNDER REVOCABLE PERMIT FOR AGRICULTURAL PURPOSES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SR75 SD1 REQUESTING PULAMA LANA‘I TO CONTINUE TO WORK IN A COOPERATIVE PUBLIC/PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP ON THE ISLAND OF LANA‘I WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, AND LANA‘I AHA MOKU, AND REQUESTING PULAMA LANA‘I TO SUBMIT A REPORT OF THE PARTNERSHIPS TO THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO THE 2015 AND 2016 REGULAR SESSIONS.
SR76 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO RECOMMEND DESIGNATED AREAS ON STATE PROPERTIES ON WHICH TO ERECT AHU AND TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE PRIOR TO THE 2015 REGULAR SESSION.
SR82 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT NIU, HONOLULU, OAHU, FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, AND REMOVAL OF AN EXISTING CONCRETE PAD, LADDER, STEPS, AND ROCK WALLS AND FOR THE USE, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, AND REMOVAL OF THE EXISTING IMPROVEMENTS CONSTRUCTED THEREON.
SR85 SD1 REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO INTRODUCE LEGISLATION TO CLARIFY FOOD LABELING REQUIREMENTS PERTAINING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS.