Hawaii Senator Dru Kanuha [D]

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HISR198PassEstablishing The Senate Special Investigating Committee On Covid-19.
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2020-05-28
Certified copies of resolutions sent, 05-28-20.
HISR27PassRequesting The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency To Provide To The Senate A Formal Plan And Monthly Accounting For Federal Funds Allocated To The Agency To Address The Coronavirus Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISCR68IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR35IntroRequesting That The City And County Of Honolulu Prohibit Electric Scooters, Electric Bicycles, And Electric Trikes On Sidewalks.
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
HISR84PassConvening A Restaurant Reopening Task Force To Assist In The Safe Reopening Of Restaurants Throughout The State That Were Closed Due To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR94PassUrging Restaurants Throughout The State To Adopt The Recommended Best Practices And Safety Guidelines Developed By The United States Food And Drug Administration And National Restaurant Association In Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR150PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation To Formalize And Make Mandatory The Submission Of The Order For Self-quarantine, Safe Travels Application, And Interisland Declaration Forms.
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2020-05-21
Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 2).
HISR151PassRequesting The Department Of Transportation, In Collaboration With The Hawaii Tourism Authority, To Develop A Travel Restriction Notification Procedure For Adoption By Any Passenger Airline Operating In The State.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISR174PassRequesting The Governor To Establish Advance Travel Quarantine And Statewide Stay-at-home Orders To Ensure Rapid And Effective Response To Any Resurgence Of The Coronavirus Disease 2019 In Hawaii.
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2020-05-21
Report and Resolution Adopted, as amended (SD 1).
HISB2061EngrossEstablishes the no child left inside grant program for the awarding of grants promoting outdoor education and recreation programs. Establishes the no child left inside grant program special fund. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2060EngrossAmends coastal zone management laws to further protect against impacts of sea level rise and coastal erosion. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2386EngrossProhibits any waste or disposal facility from being located in a conservation district except in emergency circumstances to mitigate significant risks to public safety and health. Requires no less than a one-half mile buffer zone around residences, s...
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB2812EngrossClarifies that agriculture activities in non-agricultural park lands may include the care and production of pasture lands. Requires the transfer of certain lands from DLNR to DOA. Requires DLNR to accept and return to its land inventory, any parcel o...
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB3035EngrossEstablishes the ocean sciences research tax credit. Effective 7/1/2051. Applies to taxable years beginning after 12/31/2020. (HD1)
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2020-05-12
To House Finance Committee
HISB584EngrossRequires the department of education to include source of project funding and amount of legislative appropriations used for some other purpose and the justification for such use in the information posted on the department's website relating to school...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2052EngrossAdds early childhood education teachers, including public charter school teachers, to the Hawaii educator loan program and allows the education loans of participants to be forgiven after 5 years of teaching. Establishes a cap on the total loan forgiv...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2065EngrossEstablishes a Workforce Readiness Program within the Department of Education to allow students to graduate from an extended high school enrollment with an industry-recognized associate's degree to complement the student's high school diploma. Appropr...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2051EngrossIncreases the maximum civil penalty for littering from $500 to $1,000. Increases the maximum fine for the offense of criminal littering from $1,000 to $5,000.
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2056EngrossRequires the University of Hawaii to collaborate with the department of education; the department of business, economic development, and tourism; and others to develop an interactive web tool to enable degree-seeking individuals to make better-inform...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2063EngrossEstablishes the Hawaii after school program for youth within the Department of education to provide after school programs for public school and public charter school students in grades six through eight. Establishes the Hawaii after school program fo...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2077EngrossEstablishes a tree planting program in the State. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2103EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special number electric vehicle license plates to commemorate the Polynesian Voyaging Society. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2259EngrossEstablishes a workforce readiness diploma program within the department of education's community school for adults program or adult education program. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2262EngrossAmends the powers and duties of the Hawaii teacher standards board to authorize the issuance of certificates for teachers at private schools. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2264EngrossIncreases the number of days by which students must apply for free or reduced lunch and replenish the student's meal fund. Prohibits serving an alternative meal to students solely for failure to pay within thirty days of the first semester of a schoo...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2265EngrossEstablishes the micro enterprise assistance program on Hawaiian home lands revolving fund to provide grants and loans through the implementation by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands of the micro enterprise assistance program to qualified native H...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2469EngrossAppropriates funds for the Department of Human Services to purchase, staff, and operate mobile clinics to serve homeless persons; provided that an unspecified number of the mobile clinics shall be allocated to the county with the largest land mass. R...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2295EngrossRequires the department of education to implement a servicelearning curriculum to develop student character, values, selfesteem, civic responsibility, and knowledge of local community issues and concerns though community service volunteer work. Effec...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2370EngrossDesignates January as "Kalaupapa Month." Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2342EngrossAppropriates funds for the proper implementation of the kupuna caregivers program. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2458EngrossRequires the behavioral health services administration of the department of health to convene a working group to compile resources to inform and educate the public about the impacts of excessive digital image screen time on the mental health and rela...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2337EngrossAppropriates funds to the office of the long-term care ombudsman for an unspecified number of ombudsman specialist positions. Appropriates funds. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2335EngrossAppropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program's role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii's kupuna. Effective 12/31/2059. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2392EngrossAppropriates funds for imi hoola student stipends or for other imi hoola student support programs at the discretion of the department of Native Hawaiian health of the John A. Burns school of medicine. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2647EngrossEstablishes the landlord incentive program special fund to reimburse land owners who participate in the section 8 housing choice voucher program for repair costs of tenant-caused property damage when the repair costs exceed the tenant's security depo...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2485EngrossBroadens the purposes for which indirect costs incurred by the department of education, state public charter school commission, or a charter authorizer from federal grants may be reimbursed. Effective 7/1/2051. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2692EngrossAppropriates money out of the land conservation fund for the acquisition of a portion of the Na Wai Eha watershed in Wailuku, Maui. Requires the County of Maui to provide matching funds for the land acquisition or for the purchase of the associated w...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2690EngrossEstablishes, and appropriates funds for, a network improvement community task force to develop a K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teacher education degree for the University of Hawaii. Appropriates funds for the University of Ha...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2488EngrossAppropriates funds for teacher compensation as negotiated and executed in a memorandum of understanding between the superintendent of education and the exclusive representative of collective bargaining unit (5) for an experimental modernization proje...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2523EngrossAuthorizes the Director of Public Safety to withhold certain information regarding deaths at correctional facilities or community correctional centers. Requires the director to include in the report regarding the death that is submitted to the govern...
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2020-05-11
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2505EngrossRequires and appropriates funds for the Department of Health to repurpose unused state facilities to provide short-term residential beds to allow the stabilization, triage, and assessment of patients in need of services for mental health conditions a...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB2993EngrossAligns the commercial driver's license qualification standards with federal regulations by repealing language related to medical waivers due to diabetes. Makes conforming amendments to Code of Federal Regulation citations. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB3073EngrossAppropriates funds for programs, ceremonies, and activities commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. Effective 7/1/51. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3072EngrossRequires the Hawaii emergency management agency to inventory all designated emergency shelters and their ability to withstand a category one hurricane or higher. Requires Hawaii emergency management agency to provide a list of shelters and their resp...
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3180EngrossMakes an emergency appropriation to provide funds for the state public charter school commission to pay the claim and settlement amount pursuant to Miller-Potter v. State of Hawaii, et al., Civil No. 16-1-0385K. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2020-05-11
To House Finance Committee
HISB3158EngrossProhibits a person from intentionally or knowingly manufacturing, importing, installing, reinstalling, distributing, selling, or offering for sale any counterfeit supplemental restraint system component, nonfunctional airbag, or airbag that does not ...
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2020-05-11
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISCR38IntroRequesting The Office Of The Lieutenant Governor To Establish A Multi-stakeholder Task Force To Advance State Procurement Of Locally Produced Food.
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2020-05-11
Deferred until the 44th Day of the Regular Session of 2020.
HISB2038EngrossPermits two or more members of a board to attend state of the city, state of the county, state of the State, or state of the judiciary addresses; provided that the board members do not discuss board business and no commitment to vote is made or sough...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB2072EngrossRequires the governor; DBEDT; and Hawaii state energy office to develop a strategic plan that outlines benchmarks to help achieve the statutory renewable portfolio standard goals and zero emissions clean economy target. Requires the Hawaii state ener...
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2020-03-16
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB2057EngrossGives a preference to students who live within the service area of a school or who enrolled in the school the previous school year who apply for participation in a career and technical education program offered by that school. Establishes enrollment ...
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2020-03-16
To House Lower and Higher Education Committee
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