Bill Text: HI SCR75 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced

Bill Title: Authorizing 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.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-0)

Status: (Engrossed - Dead) 2019-04-05 - Referred to WLH, FIN, referral sheet 50 [SCR75 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SCR75-Introduced.html


S.C.R. NO.














authorizing 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.



     WHEREAS, as part of the Honolulu Harbor Master Plan for the Kapalama Container Terminal, the State is developing a new overseas container terminal in Honolulu Harbor, Oahu; and


     WHEREAS, Pacific Shipyards International, which operates the only commercial ship repair facility in Honolulu Harbor, has been relocated by the State from Pier 41 to Piers 24 to 26; and


     WHEREAS, Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 56, S.D. 1, Regular Session of 2014 (S.C.R. 56), authorized the Department of Transportation, with the prior approval of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, to issue a lease for a term coextensive with the term of the ground lease for the fast lands adjacent to Pacific Shipyards International covering a portion of state submerged lands fronting the property bound by Piers 24 to 26, identified as "LOT 12" and tax map keys 1-5-38-1 (portion), 1-5-38-11 (portion), 1-5-38-17 (portion), 1-5-38-23 (portion), 1-5-38-57 (portion), 1-5-38-68 (portion), 1-5-38-72 (portion), 1-5-38-73 (portion), and 1-5-38-74 (portion), and has an area of 91,350 square feet; and


     WHEREAS, in the interval between the adoption of S.C.R. 56 and the execution of Pacific Shipyard International's lease at Piers 24 to 26, one of the drydocks for which the submerged land was contemplated to contain was scuttled and replaced by a larger drydock and the fast land area contemplated for Pacific Shipyards International occupancy was reduced such that the submerged land now extends beyond the fast land boundary; and


     WHEREAS, section 171-53, Hawaii Revised Statutes, requires the prior approval of the Governor and prior authorization of the Legislature by concurrent resolution for this disposition of state submerged lands; now, therefore,


     BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Thirtieth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 2019, the House of Representatives concurring, that the Department of Transportation, with the prior approval of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, is hereby authorized to amend the submerged land lease boundaries and the boundaries of "LOT 12" to match the dimensions of the new drydock, Hoola I Na Moku, and to not extend beyond the fast land boundaries, nor to exceed the original total area of 91,350 square feet; and


     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Concurrent Resolution be transmitted to the Director of Transportation and Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources.



























Report Title: 

Amendment of state submerged land lease Lot 12 in Honolulu Harbor