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Senate District 3
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 206
phone: 808-586-9385
fax: 808-586-9391
senkanuha@capitol.hawaii.gov
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District Information
3rd Senatorial District Map - Kona, Ka‘ū
EDUCATION
•  Mokuaikaua Church Preschool
•  Kahakai Elementary School
•  Kealakehe Intermediate and High School
•  University of San Diego - Political Science, B.A., with a Minor in Business Administration

PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE
•  Member, CSG-West (Council of State Governments, West)
•  President, HSAC (Hawaii State Association of Counties)
•  Member, WIR Board (Western Interstate Region, an affliate of NACo)
•  Member, Board of Directors, NACo (National Association of Counties)
•  Volunteer Instructor, children's tennis at the Old Kona Airport
•  Volunteer, Kealakehe High School Waveriders Against Drugs
•  Kona Representative, Hawai‘i Island Burial Council (2010-2011)
•  Member, Board of Directors, Kai ‘O Pua Canoe Club
•  Founding Member, The Betty Kanuha Fundation, Inc. (formed in 2001 as a tribute to Dru's Grandmother), a non-profit organization supporting literacy and cultural programs
•  Vice Chair, 2011 Hawai‘i County Redistricting Commission

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
•  Majority Leader, 2021-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Majority Caucus Leader, 2018-2021, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Vice Chair of the Committee on Housing, 2018-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Member of the Committee on Ways and Means, 2018-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Chair and Presiding Officer of the County Council, 2014-2016 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Chair of the Committee on Public Works and Parks and Recreation, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Vice Chair of the Committee on Environmental Management, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Water and Agricultural Resources, Kamehameha Schools-Land Assets Division, Hawai‘i Island (supporting Kamehameha Schools' Strategic Agricultural Plan)
•  Legislative Aide, Judiciary and Labor Committee (Senator Clayton Hee, Chair), Hawai‘i State Legislature
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB63 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
SB128 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB129 RELATING TO COFFEE BERRY BORER.
SB130 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB131 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB132 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO WATER POLLUTION.
SB133 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB134 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
SB135 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATION.
SB136 SD1 RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.
SB137 SD2 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB138 SD1 RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.
SB139 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB140 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
SB141 SD2 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
SB142 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING DEVELOPMENT.
SB143 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB144 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO A SCHOOL SUPPLY SUBSIDY PILOT PROGRAM.
SB165 RELATING TO FIREWORKS
SB242 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB243 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB244 SD2 HD1 CD1 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.
SB336 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
SB338 SD2 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
SB341 SD2 RELATING TO TARO.
SB342 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB358 SD2 RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
SB361 SD2 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB371 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
SB463 SD2 RELATING TO GARDENS.
SB464 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB467 SD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB469 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
SB470 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
SB471 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
SB473 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB474 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB475 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
SB476 RELATING TO DAM AND RESERVOIR SAFETY.
SB477 RELATING TO SOLAR ENERGY.
SB478 SD2 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB479 SD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
SB501 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
SB509 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB519 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY DISTRICTS.
SB533 RELATING TO VOTERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
SB534 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF BALLOTS.
SB563 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION.
SB589 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB648 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB649 SD1 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
SB654 RELATING TO THE ADVICE AND CONSENT OF THE SENATE.
SB694 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB695 SD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB696 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
SB716 RELATING TO CORAL.
SB717 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB718 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB719 SD1 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB768 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO ZERO-EMISSION VEHICLES.
SB793 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB794 RELATING TO SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.
SB804 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB812 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB816 SD1 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.
SB826 SD1 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
SB827 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SB828 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
SB830 SD2 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB843 RELATING TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
SB846 RELATING TO MEDICAL RESIDENCY PROGRAMS.
SB849 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
SB850 SD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES.
SB851 SD1 RELATING TO WIRELESS BROADBAND NETWORKS.
SB852 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB853 RELATING TO GENERATION OF STATE REVENUES.
SB854 RELATING TO TAX PENALTIES.
SB855 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
SB856 RELATING TO MEDICAL EQUIPMENT.
SB857 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
SB858 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SB859 RELATING TO AMBULANCES.
SB860 RELATING TO ACCESSIBILITY.
SB861 RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.
SB862 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB863 SD2 RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPROVEMENTS.
SB864 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB865 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB866 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB867 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB868 SD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS CREDIT.
SB869 SD1 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB870 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB872 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
SB873 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO CONTESTED CASES.
SB882 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB883 RELATING TO SAFETY EQUIPMENT.
SB898 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
SB901 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
SB914 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS.
SB967 RELATING TO FARM TO SCHOOL PROCUREMENT.
SB1010 RELATING TO THE MARIJUANA EVALUATION TASK FORCE.
SB1011 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HIGHWAY WIDENING.
SB1012 RELATING TO FISHERMAN SAFETY.
SB1013 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB1014 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB1254 RELATING TO CONFORMITY WITH FEDERAL LAW.
SB1285 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITIES.
SB1286 SD1 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB1287 RELATING TO THE FOOD SERVICES BRANCH.
SB1288 RELATING TO A JOB CORPS PROGRAM.
SB1294 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
SB1306 RELATING TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
SB1315 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1316 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1319 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.
SB1331 RELATING TO DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION.
SB1346 RELATING TO JUROR COMPENSATION.
SB1347 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION.
SB1351 RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.
SB1353 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE.
SB1390 RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB1404 RELATING TO HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
SB1405 SD1 RELATING TO THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH.
SB1406 RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.
SB1407 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
SB1408 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SCR7 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF HAWAII, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP ON ACCESSIBLE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS.
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.
SCR30 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COUNTY OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF WATER SUPPLY, TO PROVIDE A PROGRESS REPORT REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KA‘U WATER SYSTEM.
SCR31 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF RURAL AREAS IN THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT THAT IDENTIFIES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS NECESSARY TO ENSURE BROADBAND ACCESS FOR RESIDENTS.
SCR32 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT A COST ANALYSIS STUDY OF CONSOLIDATING WEST HAWAII STATE OFFICES INTO A SINGLE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED COMPLEX.
SCR33 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PRIMARY CARE AND RURAL HEALTH TO FACILITATE DISCUSSIONS WITH KEY COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS WITHIN WEST HAWAII AND MAJOR HEALTHCARE STAKEHOLDERS IN SENATE DISTRICT 3 TO ADDRESS THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS NEEDS OF THE MOST VULNERABLE BY ALIGNING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF KEY ORGANIZATIONS INTO ONE SHARED 2030 HEALTH VISION PLAN.
SCR34 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM; THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF AGING; AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII OFFICE OF AGING TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE NECESSITY AND FEASIBILITY OF A SENIOR LIVING CENTER IN THE KA'U DISTRICT.
SCR35 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE A PLAN FOR IMPROVING ITS PROCESS FOR FULFILLING VITAL RECORD REQUESTS BY NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENTS.
SCR36 SD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS TO PROVIDE A STATUS UPDATE ON KUKUI'OLA VILLAGE AND WORK WITH THE HAWAII INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS TO FURTHER FUND THE KA LAMAKU SHELTER UNTIL THE CONSTRUCTION OF KUKUI'OLA VILLAGE IS COMPLETED.
SCR37 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SURVEY AND REPORT ON CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION BEING OFFERED THROUGHOUT STATE DEPARTMENTS.
SCR38 SD1 URGING THE HAWAI‘I STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL FOOD SERVICES BRANCH TO ADOPT AN ADDENDUM TO ITS AGREEMENTS FOR THE ‘AINA PONO HAWAI‘I STATE FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM REQUIRING THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND/OR SERVICES FROM FOOD HUBS.
SCR39 SD1 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I TO UTILIZE THE DATA RESULTING FROM THE 2020 UNITED STATES CENSUS TO ESTABLISH, IF ALLOWABLE, A METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I.
SCR40 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR THE FEASIBILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF A DIVISION OF OCEAN AND COASTAL MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SCR50 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GRANTING PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY TO QUALIFIED PSYCHOLOGISTS IN THE COUNTIES OF KAUA‘I, MAUI, AND HAWAI‘I.
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.
SCR52 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION COMMISSION AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO COLLABORATE TO IDENTIFY SEA LEVEL RISE AT KAHALUU BAY AND JOINTLY PURSUE A MASTER PLAN TO RELOCATE THE PAVILION AT KAHALUU BAY, 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.
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.
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.
SCR88 HD1 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
SCR98 HD1 REQUESTING THE DIRECTOR OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE ON PAID FAMILY LEAVE.
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.
SCR148 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO FORGIVE THE STATE'S OUTSTANDING FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LOAN BALANCE FOR FEDERAL LOANS BORROWED TO CONTINUE TO PAY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
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.
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
SCR184 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO PRODUCE AN INTEGRATED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT BY THE STATE OF HAWAII IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS REGION.
SCR199 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO QUANTIFY THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS AND THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET FOOD SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE SITING CONSIDERATIONS TO MEET BOTH GOALS.
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.
SCR219 HD1 URGING THE BROADBAND HUI TO INCLUDE A REPRESENTATIVE OF THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING AS A MEMBER OF THE HUI TO REPRESENT THE NEEDS OF KUPUNA WITH REGARD TO DIGITAL LITERACY, BROADBAND ACCESS, AND COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.
SCR224 REQUESTING A JOINT STUDY FOR THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SCR225 URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INCLUDE A SPECIFIC ROLE FOR THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY IN THE COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
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.
SCR227 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION TO ESTABLISH AND FORMALIZE THE HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR WORKING GROUP.
SCR228 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRESERVE FUNDING PROGRAMS FOR LGBTQ+ HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE HAWAII ISLAND HIV/AIDS FOUNDATION, AND TO ASSIST THE HAWAII ISLAND HIV/AIDS FOUNDATION IN APPLYING FOR FUNDING TO MAINTAIN ITS WEST HAWAII OPERATIONS LOCATED IN KAILUA-KONA.
SCR229 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP BETTER MISSION-DRIVEN HIRING AND TRAINING OF CULTURALLY-ACCEPTED INTERPRETERS EMPLOYED AT HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS FACILITIES AND TO CREATE CULTURALLY-ACCEPTED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ON PREVENTATIVE CARE AND EARLY INTERVENTION TO ASSIST NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING POPULATIONS SEEKING CARE AT HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION FACILITIES.
SCR230 URGING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO EXPAND THE KA‘U RURAL HEALTH CLINIC TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO URGENT CARE AND OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES.
SCR231 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF SOUTH POINT ACCESS ROAD FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC.
SCR232 REQUESTING THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FORMULATE AND PROVIDE A FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR EXISTING AND UPCOMING PROJECTS.
SCR233 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO UPDATE LEASE AGREEMENTS FOR LANDS USED PURSUANT TO ACT 90, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2003, HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO REVIEW AND UPDATE LEASES RELATED TO THE MANAGEMENT OF EXISTING NON-AGRICULTURAL PARK LANDS, AND SUBMIT REPORTS REGARDING ANY UPDATED LEASES AND LANDS TRANSFERRED, AND NOT YET TRANSFERRED, PURSUANT TO ACT 90.
SCR234 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO EXPAND ITS QUARANTINE FACILITIES OF THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH.
SCR235 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EVALUATE TRAFFIC CONGESTION, HIGHWAY FLOODING, AND ROAD SAFETY ISSUES ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND.
SCR251 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF MANDATING COVERAGE OF AMBULANCE AND COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE SERVICES.
SR5 SD1 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF HAWAII, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP ON ACCESSIBLE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS.
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.
SR19 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE COUNTY OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF WATER SUPPLY, TO PROVIDE A PROGRESS REPORT REGARDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE KA‘U WATER SYSTEM.
SR20 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONDUCT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF RURAL AREAS IN THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT THAT IDENTIFIES INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS NECESSARY TO ENSURE BROADBAND ACCESS FOR RESIDENTS.
SR21 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM AND DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES TO CONDUCT A COST ANALYSIS STUDY OF CONSOLIDATING WEST HAWAII STATE OFFICES INTO A SINGLE CONVENIENTLY LOCATED COMPLEX.
SR22 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PRIMARY CARE AND RURAL HEALTH TO FACILITATE DISCUSSIONS WITH KEY COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS WITHIN WEST HAWAII AND MAJOR HEALTHCARE STAKEHOLDERS IN SENATE DISTRICT 3 TO ADDRESS THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS NEEDS OF THE MOST VULNERABLE BY ALIGNING THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF KEY ORGANIZATIONS INTO ONE SHARED 2030 HEALTH VISION PLAN.
SR23 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM; THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF AGING; AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII OFFICE OF AGING TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE NECESSITY AND FEASIBILITY OF A SENIOR LIVING CENTER IN THE KA'U DISTRICT.
SR24 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE A PLAN FOR IMPROVING ITS PROCESS FOR FULFILLING VITAL RECORD REQUESTS BY NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENTS.
SR25 SD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS TO PROVIDE A STATUS UPDATE ON KUKUI'OLA VILLAGE AND WORK WITH THE HAWAII INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON HOMELESSNESS TO FURTHER FUND THE KA LAMAKU SHELTER UNTIL THE CONSTRUCTION OF KUKUI'OLA VILLAGE IS COMPLETED.
SR26 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SURVEY AND REPORT ON CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION INSTRUCTION BEING OFFERED THROUGHOUT STATE DEPARTMENTS.
SR27 SD1 URGING THE HAWAI‘I STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCHOOL FOOD SERVICES BRANCH TO ADOPT AN ADDENDUM TO ITS AGREEMENTS FOR THE ‘AINA PONO HAWAI‘I STATE FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM REQUIRING THE PROCUREMENT OF GOODS AND/OR SERVICES FROM FOOD HUBS.
SR28 SD1 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I TO UTILIZE THE DATA RESULTING FROM THE 2020 UNITED STATES CENSUS TO ESTABLISH, IF ALLOWABLE, A METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION FOR THE COUNTY OF HAWAI‘I.
SR29 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR THE FEASIBILITY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF A DIVISION OF OCEAN AND COASTAL MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SR32 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GRANTING PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY TO QUALIFIED PSYCHOLOGISTS IN THE COUNTIES OF KAUA‘I, MAUI, AND HAWAI‘I.
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.
SR34 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTATION COMMISSION AND THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO COLLABORATE TO IDENTIFY SEA LEVEL RISE AT KAHALUU BAY AND JOINTLY PURSUE A MASTER PLAN TO RELOCATE THE PAVILION AT KAHALUU BAY, 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.
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.
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.
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.
SR114 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO FORGIVE THE STATE'S OUTSTANDING FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE LOAN BALANCE FOR FEDERAL LOANS BORROWED TO CONTINUE TO PAY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
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.
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
SR149 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO PRODUCE AN INTEGRATED STRATEGIC PLAN FOR REGIONAL ENGAGEMENT BY THE STATE OF HAWAII IN THE PACIFIC ISLANDS REGION.
SR164 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO QUANTIFY THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET RENEWABLE ENERGY GOALS AND THE AMOUNT OF LAND NEEDED TO MEET FOOD SUSTAINABILITY GOALS AND TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE FUTURE SITING CONSIDERATIONS TO MEET BOTH GOALS.
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.
SR179 URGING THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING TO FORM A WORKING GROUP AND DEVELOP A PLAN FOR OUTREACH TO KUPUNA TO REMEDIATE A LACK OF DIGITAL LITERACY, BROADBAND ACCESS, AND COMPUTER EQUIPMENT.
SR184 REQUESTING A JOINT STUDY FOR THE IMPACTS OF COVID-19 ON THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SR185 URGING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO INCLUDE A SPECIFIC ROLE FOR THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN COMMUNITY IN THE COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PLAN.
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.
SR187 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES' DIVISION OF BOATING AND OCEAN RECREATION TO ESTABLISH AND FORMALIZE THE HONOKOHAU SMALL BOAT HARBOR WORKING GROUP.
SR188 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PRESERVE FUNDING PROGRAMS FOR LGBTQ+ HEALTH CARE SERVICES, INCLUDING THE HAWAII ISLAND HIV/AIDS FOUNDATION, AND TO ASSIST THE HAWAII ISLAND HIV/AIDS FOUNDATION IN APPLYING FOR FUNDING TO MAINTAIN ITS WEST HAWAII OPERATIONS LOCATED IN KAILUA-KONA.
SR189 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP BETTER MISSION-DRIVEN HIRING AND TRAINING OF CULTURALLY-ACCEPTED INTERPRETERS EMPLOYED AT HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS FACILITIES AND TO CREATE CULTURALLY-ACCEPTED EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS ON PREVENTATIVE CARE AND EARLY INTERVENTION TO ASSIST NON-ENGLISH SPEAKING POPULATIONS SEEKING CARE AT HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION FACILITIES.
SR190 URGING THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO EXPAND THE KA‘U RURAL HEALTH CLINIC TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO URGENT CARE AND OUTPATIENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES.
SR191 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF SOUTH POINT ACCESS ROAD FOR MOTOR VEHICLES AND PEDESTRIAN TRAFFIC.
SR192 REQUESTING THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO FORMULATE AND PROVIDE A FIVE-YEAR PLAN FOR EXISTING AND UPCOMING PROJECTS.
SR193 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO UPDATE LEASE AGREEMENTS FOR LANDS USED PURSUANT TO ACT 90, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2003, HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO REVIEW AND UPDATE LEASES RELATED TO THE MANAGEMENT OF EXISTING NON-AGRICULTURAL PARK LANDS, AND SUBMIT REPORTS REGARDING ANY UPDATED LEASES AND LANDS TRANSFERRED, AND NOT YET TRANSFERRED, PURSUANT TO ACT 90.
SR194 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO EXPAND ITS QUARANTINE FACILITIES OF THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH.
SR195 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO EVALUATE TRAFFIC CONGESTION, HIGHWAY FLOODING, AND ROAD SAFETY ISSUES ON HAWAI‘I ISLAND.
SR210 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO ASSESS THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL EFFECTS OF MANDATING COVERAGE OF AMBULANCE AND COMMUNITY PARAMEDICINE SERVICES.