THE SENATE

THE TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2015

 

COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY

Senator Glenn Wakai, Chair

Senator Sam Slom, Vice Chair

 

COMMITTEE ON TOURISM AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Senator Gilbert Kahele, Chair

Senator J. Kalani English, Vice Chair

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

 

DATE:

Friday, February 06, 2015

TIME:

2:45 p.m.

PLACE:

Conference Room 016

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

SB 740

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS AVAILABILITY IN RESORT AREAS.

Establishes a task force to create a master plan for the availability of universal high speed broadband access in Waikiki and other resort areas.

 

EDT/TSI, WAM

SB 1155

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO THE CREATIVE MEDIA INDUSTRY.

Assigns to the Hawaii tourism authority the responsibilities for film, television, digital, and new media development.  Repeals the film industry activities within the department of business, economic development, and tourism and makes conforming amendments.  Appropriates funds from the special fund to the Hawaii tourism authority for implementation of the film, television, digital, and new media development activities.

 

EDT/TSI, WAM

SB 721

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO INNOVATIVE BUSINESS INTERACTION.

Establishes an innovative business interaction program under DBEDT, with the assistance of the Hawaii tourism authority.  Increases the transient accommodations tax revenues deposited into the tourism special fund by an amount to be used for the program.

 

TSI/EDT, WAM

SB 1288

      Status & Testimony

RELATING TO BUSINESS.

Establishes the Hawaii pacific small business consortium to support small business in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim.

 

TSI/EDT, WAM

 

 

 

 

Decision Making to follow, if time permits.

 

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Senator Gilbert Kahele

Chair

 

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Senator Glenn Wakai

Chair