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Senate District 21
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 222
phone: 808-586-7793
fax: 808-586-7797
senshimabukuro@capitol.hawaii.gov

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District Information
21st Senatorial District Map (Part 1 | Part 2) - Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Ko ‘Olina, Nānākuli, Mā‘ili, Wai‘anae, Mākaha, Mākua
WORK EXPERIENCE
•  State Senator, District 21 Leeward Coast (01/2011-present)
Chair, Hawaiian Affairs Commitee
Member, Ways and Means Committee
Member, Transportation Committee
Member of Women's Caucus and Native Hawaiian Caucus
•  State House Representative, District 45 Waianae/Makaha/Makua (01/2003-12/2010)
Chair, Human Services & Housing Committee (2005-2006)
Vice Chair, Hawaiian Affairs Committee (2009-2010)
•  Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Hawai‘i - Leeward Office (06/2001-present)
Represent clients in family, housing, public benefits, & consumer court and administrative proceedings; teach divorce, custody & paternity clinics; conduct staff training, intake services, & legal research; write legal memorandums; provide legal counsel & advice
•  Law Clerk at State District Court (6/2000-6/2001)
•  Legal Assistant to Alan Burdick (8/1998-12/1999)
•  Research Assistant to Prof. Eric Yamamoto at University of Hawaii School of Law (5/1999-8/1999)
•  Paralegal at Legal Aid Society of Hawaii (2/1992-08/1998)
•  Reporter for The Leeward Coaster (1992-1997)
•  Editorial Intern at Trade Publishing Company (1996)
•  State Health Insurance Program Clerk at Wai‘anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center (1989)
EDUCATION AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES
• J.D., University of Hawaii William S. Richardson School of Law (May 2000)
- Best Brief Appellate Advocacy Section 2
- Top Quartile, '97-'98
- Top 50% '98-'99 and '99-'00
- Environmental Law Society Co-Director and Co-Vice Director
- Advocates for Public Interest Law Summer Grantee and Board Member
- National Association for Public Interest Law Student Representative and Delegate
- Student Bar Association 1L Representative
- Scholarships: HI Legal Auxiliary, Delta Gamma Foundation, and Alumnae Golf Tournament
- Nā Loio O He‘e Nalu Co-Director (surf club)
- Delta Theta Phi Treasurer
• B.A. English, The Colorado College (December 1991)
- Dean's List
- Track & Field / Cross Country Team Member
- Vice President - Rush, Delta Gamma Sorority
- National Spanish Honor Society
• ‘Iolani School (1984-1988); Our Lady of Sorrows, nka Ho‘ala School (1982-1983); Wai‘anae Elementary (1977-1981); Maili Bible School (1975-1976)
COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES
•  Friends of Ohikilolo member (2017-present)
•  Women of Wai‘anae volunteer (2010-present)
•  Land Shark Invitational Surf Meet planner & top three finisher (2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2016) (1997-present)
•  Legal Aid Society of Hawaii Fundraising volunteer (2012-present)
•  Leeward Community College-Wai‘anae Moku Community Advisory Board (2009-present)
•  Hawaii State Bar Association/Young Lawyers Division community service volunteer (2002-2017)
•  MA‘O Organic Farm fundraising committee (2006-2011)
•  "People's Path" grant writer, volunteer, and event coordinator (2008-2011)
•  Chair, Health & Human Service Committee, Democratic Party of Hawaii (2007)
•  Hawaii Children's Trust Fund Advisory Board (2008)
•  Empower Wai‘anae Steering Committee (2003-2007)
•  Wai‘anae Lion's Club member (2003-2009)
•  Welfare and Employment Rights Coalition member (2001-2006)
HONORS AND AWARDS
•  Aloha Spirit Award (Landshark Invitational Surf Meet 2019)
•  K.E.L.I.I. Foundation Honorable Recognition (2019)
•  Ku‘i ‘Ai Award (Ku‘i at the Capitol 2019)
•  Advocates for Public Interest Law "Pick of the Year" Award (2016)
•  Waianae Hawaiian Civic Club Honoree (2014)
•  Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year (Hawaii Women Lawyers 2013)
•  25 People for the Next 25 Years (Hawaii Business Magazine 2007)
•  Distinguished Supporter Award (University of Hawaii Center for Hawaiian Studies 2006)
•  Best Up and Coming Legislator (Honolulu Weekly 2005)
•  Asian Pacific American Women's Leadership Institute Discovery Leadership Fellow (2003)
•  Center on Women's Policy Studies Foreign Policy Institute Fellow (2003)
•  Hawaii Women's Legal Auxiliary Scholarship (2000)
•  Advocates for Public Interest Law Grantee (1998)
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB57 SD2 HD3 CD1 RELATING TO VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.
SB60 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.
SB61 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB62 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB63 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
SB148 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB232 RELATING TO LITTERING.
SB238 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB239 RELATING TO THE ALOHASAFE ALERT APPLICATION.
SB341 SD2 RELATING TO TARO.
SB346 SD2 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
SB473 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB474 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB500 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB501 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
SB502 SD2 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO GUARANTEE ALL INDIVIDUALS THE RIGHT TO HAVE A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.
SB503 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB509 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB512 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
SB515 RELATING TO A STATE STOCKPILE STORAGE FACILITY.
SB516 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB517 RELATING TO HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
SB518 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB591 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY INSPECTIONS.
SB593 RELATING TO DIGITAL IDENTIFICATION.
SB694 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB695 SD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB696 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
SB697 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO KALAUPAPA MONTH.
SB699 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
SB716 RELATING TO CORAL.
SB753 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB763 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB764 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
SB765 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
SB804 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB818 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB821 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
SB822 RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE.
SB823 RELATING TO CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE.
SB824 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE QUALIFYING AGE OF VOTERS FOR ANY STATE OR LOCAL ELECTION.
SB825 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB826 SD1 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
SB827 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SB828 HD1 CD1 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 CD1 RELATING TO CHILDLIKE SEX DOLLS.
SB835 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
SB836 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
SB837 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
SB838 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
SB839 SD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB871 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB872 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
SB873 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO CONTESTED CASES.
SB874 RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.
SB875 RELATING TO EXPEDITED AGENCY HEARINGS.
SB876 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION REVIEWS.
SB877 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION.
SB878 RELATING TO THE COUNTY BOARDS OF WATER SUPPLY.
SB879 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
SB880 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB881 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB882 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB883 RELATING TO SAFETY EQUIPMENT.
SB884 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB885 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
SB886 SD1 RELATING TO SPEEDY TRIALS.
SB887 RELATING TO UNFUNDED LIABILITIES.
SB888 RELATING TO REFORESTATION.
SB889 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
SB890 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB891 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB892 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB893 RELATING TO MIDWIVES.
SB894 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB895 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB896 RELATING TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIP.
SB897 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
SB898 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
SB899 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
SB900 SD2 RELATING TO MATERNAL HEALTH.
SB901 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
SB902 RELATING TO FEDERAL LANDS.
SB903 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB970 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB981 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB982 SD1 RELATING TO BURIALS.
SB983 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB1021 SD2 HD3 RELATING TO BURIALS.
SB1258 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB1271 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
SB1298 SD1 RELATING TO GLASS CONTAINERS.
SB1310 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
SB1311 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE SCHOOLS.
SB1315 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1317 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
SB1318 SD1 RELATING TO KULEANA LANDS.
SB1319 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN FISHPONDS.
SB1320 SD1 RELATING TO REGENERATIVE TOURISM.
SB1322 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB1371 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB1384 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1397 RELATING TO CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY.
SB1409 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO TRAINING IN NATIVE HAWAIIAN RIGHTS.
SB1410 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1411 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB1412 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR THE HONOKEA SURF VILLAGE.
SB1413 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
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.
SCR25 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ALLOW FAITH PODS BASED ON KAPU ALOHA TO BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN EACH CORRECTIONAL CENTER.
SCR26 SD1 HD1 URGING THE EMPOWERMENT OF YOUNG WOMEN BY RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 11, 2021, AS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL.
SCR28 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND LEGISLATION OR RULES TO INCREASE CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNER ACCESS TO AND REPRESENTATION IN REAL ESTATE COMMISSION HEARINGS AND MEETINGS.
SCR61 SD1 REAFFIRMING THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE LEGISLATION.
SCR62 URGING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION GRANTING STATEHOOD TO THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
SCR65 REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO SET, CHARGE, AND COLLECT FINES ON VACANT HABITABLE DWELLING UNITS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
SCR70 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE ANALYSIS ON LICENSING AND/OR CERTIFICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SCR71 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW TRAVELERS ARRIVING AT POINTS WITHIN HAWAII, INCLUDING INTERISLAND TRAVELERS, TO BYPASS THE MANDATORY TEN-DAY QUARANTINE IF THEY PROVIDE PROOF THAT THEY RECEIVED BOTH DOSES OF A COVID-19 VACCINE.
SCR72 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP FUNDING SOURCES FOR RURAL BROADBAND IMPROVEMENTS.
SCR73 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY HILO CAMPUS.
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.
SCR108 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
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.
SCR145 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19 AND URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS.
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.
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.
SCR151 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMPLEX AREAS, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT SCHOOL-WIDE RESTORATIVE PRACTICES IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SCR152 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
SCR154 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SCR156 REAFFIRMING A COMMITMENT TO ENDING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND INJUSTICE IN HAWAII AND THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
SCR157 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A THERAPEUTIC PSILOCYBIN WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE MEDICINAL AND THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF PSILOCYBIN AND DEVELOP A LONGTERM STRATEGIC PLAN TO ENSURE THE AVAILABILITY OF MEDICINAL PSILOCYBIN OR PSILOCYBIN-BASED PRODUCTS THAT ARE SAFE, ACCESSIBLE, AND AFFORDABLE FOR ELIGIBLE ADULT PATIENTS.
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.
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.
SCR172 REQUESTING THAT THE COMPTROLLER CONVENE A HEALTHY WORKPLACE WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS TO TRANSFORM STATE FACILITIES INTO GREEN FACILITIES AND MAXIMIZE HEALTH, IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY, AND REDUCE FACILITY COSTS.
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.
SCR185 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT OF 1920, AS AMENDED.
SCR198 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE CIVIC ONLINE REASONING AND MEDIA LITERACY IN ITS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM.
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.
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.
SR14 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO ALLOW FAITH PODS BASED ON KAPU ALOHA TO BE ESTABLISHED WITHIN EACH CORRECTIONAL CENTER.
SR15 SD1 URGING THE EMPOWERMENT OF YOUNG WOMEN BY ANNUALLY RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 11 AS THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL.
SR17 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP AND RECOMMEND LEGISLATION OR RULES TO INCREASE CONDOMINIUM UNIT OWNER ACCESS TO AND REPRESENTATION IN REAL ESTATE COMMISSION HEARINGS AND MEETINGS.
SR43 SD1 REAFFIRMING THE STATE'S COMMITMENT TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND PRIORITIZE CLIMATE CHANGE LEGISLATION.
SR44 URGING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION GRANTING STATEHOOD TO THE PEOPLE OF WASHINGTON, D.C.
SR47 REQUESTING THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ADOPT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO SET, CHARGE, AND COLLECT FINES ON VACANT HABITABLE DWELLING UNITS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
SR52 SD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A SUNRISE ANALYSIS ON LICENSING AND/OR CERTIFICATION OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SR53 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO ALLOW TRAVELERS ARRIVING AT POINTS WITHIN HAWAII, INCLUDING INTERISLAND TRAVELERS, TO BYPASS THE MANDATORY TEN-DAY QUARANTINE IF THEY PROVIDE PROOF THAT THEY RECEIVED BOTH DOSES OF A COVID-19 VACCINE.
SR54 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP FUNDING SOURCES FOR RURAL BROADBAND IMPROVEMENTS.
SR55 URGING THE STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY HILO CAMPUS.
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.
SR67 SUPPORTING AND ADOPTING THE GOALS SET FORTH IN THE DIGITAL EQUITY DECLARATION FOR HAWAII ADOPTED BY THE BROADBAND HUI.
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.
SR85 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO INCREASE ITS INVESTMENT IN COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR INDIVIDUALS EXITING CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
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.
SR113 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19 AND URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS.
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.
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.
SR117 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, COMPLEX AREAS, AND CHARTER SCHOOLS TO IMPLEMENT SCHOOL-WIDE RESTORATIVE JUSTICE PRACTICES IN THE STATE'S PUBLIC AND CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SR118 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
SR119 SD1 ENCOURAGING THE GOVERNOR TO MAINTAIN TEACHERS AND SCHOOL-LEVEL PERSONNEL AS ESSENTIAL WORKERS DURING A PANDEMIC WHEN CONTEMPLATING EMERGENCY FURLOUGHS AND LAYOFFS.
SR121 REAFFIRMING A COMMITMENT TO ENDING SYSTEMIC RACISM AND INJUSTICE IN HAWAII AND THROUGHOUT THE UNITED STATES.
SR122 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A THERAPEUTIC PSILOCYBIN WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE MEDICINAL AND THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF PSILOCYBIN AND DEVELOP A LONGTERM STRATEGIC PLAN TO ENSURE THE AVAILABILITY OF MEDICINAL PSILOCYBIN OR PSILOCYBIN-BASED PRODUCTS THAT ARE SAFE, ACCESSIBLE, AND AFFORDABLE FOR ELIGIBLE ADULT PATIENTS.
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.
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.
SR137 REQUESTING THAT THE COMPTROLLER CONVENE A HEALTHY WORKPLACE WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW AND RECOMMEND IMPROVEMENTS TO TRANSFORM STATE FACILITIES INTO GREEN FACILITIES AND MAXIMIZE HEALTH, IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY, AND REDUCE FACILITY COSTS.
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.
SR150 SD1 RECOGNIZING THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT OF 1920, AS AMENDED.
SR163 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE CIVIC ONLINE REASONING AND MEDIA LITERACY IN ITS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CURRICULUM.
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.
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.