Hawaii Senator Kaiali'i Kahele [D]

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HISB504EngrossAppropriates funds for the repair, restoration, and maintenance of Iolani Palace's coronation pavilion, two pergolas, and fountain, and for the implementation of mitigation measures to protect the Palace's collection of artifacts from the threat of f...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB457EngrossAppropriates funds for a post-secondary distance learning center within Hawaii Community College to be located in the Puna district. Requires the University of Hawaii to submit a report on the Puna distance learning center to the Legislature. (SD457 ...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB411EngrossExempts marine terminal equipment temporarily moving in or between marine terminals at Hilo Harbor, Kawaihae Harbor, Kahului Harbor, and Nawiliwili Harbor from inspection, registration, and licensing requirements. (SB411 HD1)
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB935EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of general obligation bonds for two water reuse demonstration projects. (SB935 HD1)
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB1001EngrossEstablishes a chief data officer and data set task force, within the office of enterprise technology services, to develop, implement, and manage statewide data set policies, procedures, and standards. (SB1001 HD1)
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB998EngrossAuthorizes the issuance of special purpose revenue bonds to assist Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc.; Maui Electric Company, Limited; and Hawaii Electric Light Company, Inc., to fund multi-project capital improvement programs and assist utilities servi...
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2019-03-20
To House Finance Committee
HISB1371EngrossProhibits the abandonment of lay nets used for fishing. Authorizes DLNR to issue permits for the use and possession of lay nets. Requires DLNR to establish a comprehensive, statewide lay net education and enforcement program. (SB1371 HD1)
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2019-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB390EngrossRequires the Department of Agriculture to create a dollar-for-dollar matching program for beneficiaries of the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to purchase Hawaii-grown produce. Appropriates funds. (SB390 HD1)
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB366EngrossAppropriates funds to the Department of Health for (1.0) FTE program specialist IV position in the Executive Office on Aging to coordinate the provision of public and private Alzheimer's disease and related dementia services and update the state plan...
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2019-03-19
The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Nakamura, Say, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, San Buenaventura, Tokioka.
HISB396EngrossEstablishes marketplace facilitators as the sellers of tangible personal property, intangible property, or services. Requires other persons who provide a forum for listing of tangible personal property, intangible property, or services and the taking...
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2019-03-19
Passed Third Reading with Representative(s) Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Har, McDermott, Okimoto, Ward voting no (4) and Representative(s) Belatti, D. Kobayashi, Quinlan, Wildberger, Yamane excused (5). Transmitted to Senate.
HISB385EngrossRepeals defaults on student loans, student loan repayment contracts, and scholarship contracts as grounds for sanctioning professional and vocational licensees. (SB385 HD1)
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2019-03-19
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Mizuno.
HISB387EngrossAuthorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to assist the Department of Education in developing teacher housing projects. Authorizes the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation to, in addition, contract or sponsor wit...
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2019-03-19
The committees on HSG recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) Brower, Matayoshi, Cullen, Hashem, Hashimoto, Woodson; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Aquino, McDermott.
HISB381EngrossDirects the Office of Planning, Land Use Commission, Real Estate Commission, and Honolulu Department of Planning and Permitting to study land subdivision and condominium property regime laws related to agricultural land and report findings and recomm...
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2019-03-19
The committees on CPC recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 9 Ayes: Representative(s) Takumi, Ichiyama, Aquino, Cabanilla Arakawa, Cachola, Har, Kong, Onishi, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; 0 Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Mizuno.
HISB541EngrossSimplifies the list of manufactured cannabis products that may be manufactured and distributed by dispensaries. Updates transdermal patches to department-approved transdermal devices in section 329D-10, Hawaii Revised Statutes, thereby including non-...
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2019-03-19
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB661EngrossGrants procurement priority for fuel cell electric vehicles for state and county vehicle purchases. Includes fuel cell electric vehicles in the definition of "electric vehicles" for purposes of parking fee exemption, high occupancy vehicle lane use, ...
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2019-03-19
The committees on LAB recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 7 Ayes: Representative(s) Johanson, Eli, Ichiyama, Kitagawa, McKelvey, Yamashita, Matsumoto; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 1 Excused: Representative(s) Quinlan.
HISB663EngrossEstablishes within the DOT a red light running committee to develop policy for pilot programs in the C&C of Honolulu, and Counties of Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii. (SB663 HD1)
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 2:10 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB908EngrossEstablishes a statewide sustainability division within the Office of Planning to ensure long-term planning, coordination, and implementation of Hawaii's sustainability goals and policies. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 9:00 am]
To House Energy & Environmental Protection Committee
HISB911EngrossAppropriates funds to improve health care services related to cardiac care at Hilo Medical Center. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
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2019-03-19
The committees on HLT recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 5 Ayes: Representative(s) Mizuno, B. Kobayashi, Nakamura, Say, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, San Buenaventura, Tokioka.
HISB898EngrossRequires submission of a map and description of the relevant land prepared by a licensed surveyor along with an application for the voluntary deregistration of land from the Land Court and recordation of title in the Bureau of Conveyances. Exempts tr...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB895EngrossExtends the offense of false labeling of Hawaii-grown coffee to include roasted coffee.
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2019-03-19
To House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee
HISB867EngrossRemoves certain limits on costs eligible for a GET exemption for certain renovated affordable rental housing projects. Makes permanent certain GET and prevailing wages exemptions for the construction of certain rental housing projects by removing the...
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB1031EngrossEstablishes the long-term rental assistance pilot program to be administered by the Department of Health. Appropriates funds for the administration of the pilot program. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-19
The committees on HSH recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 6 Ayes: Representative(s) San Buenaventura, Nakamura, B. Kobayashi, Say, Tokioka, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Mizuno.
HISB1410EngrossAppropriates funds to expand the Kau Rural Health Clinic to improve access to urgent care and outpatient behavioral health services. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-19
To House Finance Committee
HISB1451EngrossRecognizes La Kuokoa, Hawaiian Recognition Day, as an official state holiday. (SB1451 HD1)
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 20 @ 2:10 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB492EngrossRequires the Office of the Auditor to conduct a performance audit of the Department of Human Services Disability Determination Branch. Appropriates funds. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD2)
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2019-03-19
The committees on LMG recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 3 Ayes: Representative(s) Cullen, Nakashima, Ward; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 2 Excused: Representative(s) Belatti, Morikawa.
HISB600EngrossProvides that no person less than 21 years of age shall bring any firearm into the State. (SB600 HD1)
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2019-03-19
To House Judiciary Committee
HISR52IntroEncouraging The Department Of Education And Other Agency And Community Stakeholders To Continue Meeting As A Working Group For Sexual Violence Prevention Education In Public Schools.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISCR74IntroEncouraging The Department Of Education And Other Agency And Community Stakeholders To Continue Meeting As A Working Group For Sexual Violence Prevention Education In Public Schools.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISCR156IntroRequesting The State Auditor To Conduct A Performance And Financial Audit Of The Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority, Including The Hawaii Green Energy Market Securitization Program.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISCR139IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct A Sunrise Review Of The Registration And Regulation Of Transient Vacation Unit Owners.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISR122IntroRequesting The State Auditor To Conduct A Performance And Financial Audit Of The Hawaii Green Infrastructure Authority, Including The Hawaii Green Energy Market Securitization Program.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISCR197IntroRequesting That The Department Of Commerce And Consumer Affairs Create An Interim Working Group To Review Laws And Regulations Governing Time Share Plans.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Health Committee
HISCR155IntroUrging All Applicable State Agencies To Work Together With Interested Stakeholders, Including The Honolulu Harbor Users Group, In Assessing The Risk Of Aquatic Invasive Species To Hawaii, Vectors, And Possible Mitigations, In Preparation For The Esta...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISR121IntroUrging All Applicable State Agencies To Work Together With Interested Stakeholders, Including The Honolulu Harbor Users Group, In Assessing The Risk Of Aquatic Invasive Species To Hawaii, Vectors, And Possible Mitigations, In Preparation For The Esta...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 1:30 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISCR215IntroRequesting The Department Of Education To Convene A Working Group To Identify The Most Relevant Factors That Hinder Public Schools In Their Development Of Robotics Programs.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 22 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Education Committee
HISB464EngrossAuthorizes a property owner or agent to enter adjacent property with albizia trees under certain conditions, including consulting with a tree arborist and providing written notice, to control albizia trees before they become hazardous. Provides a def...
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2019-03-18
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, McKelvey, Yamane.
HISB660EngrossCreates a non-compliant identification card for individuals that are not able to provide an updated photograph and documentation in-person as required by the REAL ID Act of 2005.
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2019-03-18
The committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 8 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Morikawa, Say, Takayama, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: none; Noes: none; and 3 Excused: Representative(s) Lowen, McKelvey, Yamane.
HISB934EngrossProhibits 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. (SB934 HD1)
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2019-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB921EngrossCreates a division within the Department of the Attorney General to provide legal advice regarding Hawaiian shoreline public access rights. Makes an appropriation. Effective 3/15/2094. (SD2)
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 2:05 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
HISB914EngrossRequires DLNR to allocate revenues from commercial properties within the Banyan Drive redevelopment area to the Banyan Drive Hawaii Redevelopment Agency. Appropriates funds to the Agency for conducting environmental impact and other studies. Requires...
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2019-03-18
To House Finance Committee
HISB976EngrossEstablishes a pilot program to generate revenue through the lease of public library lands to meet the mission of the public libraries. Establishes the library facilities fund. Requires the Board of Education to report to the Legislature. Appropriates...
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2019-03-18
To House Finance Committee
HISR31IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct An Audit Of All University Of Hawaii Travel For Fiscal Years 2014-2019.
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISCR44IntroRequesting The Auditor To Conduct An Audit Of All University Of Hawaii Travel For Fiscal Years 2014-2019.
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 2:45 pm]
To Senate Government Operations Committee
HISR53IntroAuthorizing The Amendment Of A Lease Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Piers 24 To 26, Identified As "lot 12", In Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, For Pacific Shipyards International.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WTL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Fevella.
HISR49IntroUrging The Executive Office On Early Learning To Examine And Consider A Sliding Scale Tuition Or Fee Schedule For State Pre-kindergarten Programs.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
HISCR71IntroUrging The Executive Office On Early Learning To Examine And Consider A Sliding Scale Tuition Or Fee Schedule For State Pre-kindergarten Programs.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
HISCR75IntroAuthorizing The Amendment Of A Lease Covering A Portion Of State Submerged Lands At Piers 24 To 26, Identified As "lot 12", In Honolulu Harbor, Oahu, For Pacific Shipyards International.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on WTL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in WTL were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Kahele, Keith-Agaran, Riviere; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara, Fevella.
HISCR187IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Adopt The Use Of Electronic Transcripts.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
HISR150IntroUrging The Department Of Education To Adopt The Use Of Electronic Transcripts.
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2019-03-18
The committee(s) on EDU recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in EDU were as follows: 4 Aye(s): Senator(s) Kidani, Kim, Kanuha, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Dela Cruz.
HISCR103IntroUrging The Inclusion Of Native Hawaiian Cultural Intervention Treatment Programs, Wellness Plans, And Holistic Living Systems Of Care In The State Of Hawaii's Response To The Rise Of Misuse And Abuse Of Opioids Or Illicit Substances In Hawaii.
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:16 pm]
To Senate Hawaiian Affairs Committee
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