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2006 Senate Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2006 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 218 SD4 RELATING TO HEALTH March 16, 2006
SB 218 SD4 April 6, 2006
SB 304 SD1 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT February 16, 2006
SB 304 SD2 February 28, 2006
SB 1648 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE April 6, 2006
SB 1899 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE April 3, 2006
SB 2032 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF SCHOOL REDESIGN February 13, 2006
SB 2078 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRAINING February 7, 2006
SB 2132 SD1 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE February 24, 2006
SB 2132 SD2 March 13, 2006
SB 2145 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT February 28, 2006
SB 2145 SD2 March 16, 2006
SB 2145 SD2 HD1 April 4, 2006
SB 2216 RELATING TO THE MAUNA KEA SUMMIT February 8, 2006
SB 2237 RELATING TO STATE RISK MANAGEMENT February 13, 2006
SB 2271 RELATING TO ENERGY February 14, 2006
SB 2357 RELATING TO SECTION 13 OF ACT 380, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAI‘I 1997 February 23, 2006
SB 2357 HD1 April 6, 2006
SB 2364 SD2 RELATING TO ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE March 13, 2006
SB 2364 SD2 HD1 March 20, 2006
SB 2364 SD2 HD2 April 3, 2006
SB 2389 RELATING TO CHAPTER 40, HAWAI‘I REVISED STATUTES February 13, 2006
SB 2395 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE February 2, 2006
SB 2417 SD2 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ERADICATE AND CONTROL THE COQUI FROG March 23, 2006
SB 2476 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE February 8, 2006
SB 2476 SD2 March 16, 2006
SB 2478 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH AND MARKET DEVELOPMENT February 27, 2006
SB 2478 SD1 March 15, 2006
SB 2479 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, OF THE HAWAI‘I STATE CONSTITUTION February 24, 2006
SB 2479 March 21, 2006
SB 2479 HD1 March 31, 2006
SB 2485 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS February 27, 2006
SB 2485 SD2 March 15, 2006
SB 2485 SD2 March 21, 2006
SB 2485 SD2 HD1 March 31, 2006
SB 2546 SD1 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT March 23, 2006
SB 2546 SD1 HD1 April 3, 2006
SB 2703 RELATING TO THE TEACHER CADET PROGRAM February 8, 2006
SB 2719 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 13, 2006
SB 2749 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 25, 2006
SB 2750 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 25, 2006
SB 2751 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 25, 2006
SB 2818 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL REVENUE BONDS AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A REGIONAL BIOCONTAINMENT LABORATORY FACILITY February 7, 2006
SB 2818 February 23, 2006
SB 2869 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION February 10, 2006
SB 2883 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2006
SB 2887 RELATING TO THE EDUCATION February 8, 2006
SB 2887 SD1 March 15, 2006
SB 2887 SD1 April 4, 2006
SB 2954 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 27, 2006
SB 2954 SD2 March 15, 2006
SB 2954 SD2 HD1 March 31, 2006
SB 2956 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 14, 2006
SB 2956 SD2 HD1 March 31, 2006
SB 2957 SD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY March 21, 2006
SB 2959 RELATING TO LABOR February 14, 2006
SB 2959 SD1 February 28, 2006
SB 2959 SD3 March 21, 2006
SB 2959 SD3 April 3, 2006
SB 2960 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 7, 2006
SB 2961 RELATING TO HEALTH February 24, 2006
SB 2961 SD1 March 20, 2006
SB 2961 SD1 HD1 (System) April 4, 2006
SB 2961 SD1 HD1 (UH Manoa) April 4, 2006
SB 2980 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 14, 2006
SB 2980 SD2 March 21, 2006
SB 2980 SD2 April 3, 2006
SB 2997 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT March 23, 2006
SB 2997 SD1 April 3, 2006
SB 3087 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR JOB TRAINING IN NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT February 14, 2006
SB 3101 SD2 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION March 15, 2006
SB 3109 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I PENAL CODE February 10, 2006
SB 3118 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2006
SB 3118 SD1 February 23, 2006
SB 3118 SD2 March 21, 2006
SB 3120 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2006
SB 3120 SD1 February 23, 2006
SB 3120 SD2 March 21, 2006
SB 3120 SD2 April 3, 2006
SB 3121 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 14, 2006
SB 3121 SD1 February 23, 2006
SB 3121 SD2 March 21, 2006
SB 3161 SD3 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY March 21, 2006
SB 3192 RELATING TO SISTER STATE AND PROVINCE RELATIONSHIPS February 14, 2006
SB 3192 SD1 March 17, 2006
SB 3192 SD1 HD1 April 3, 2006
SB 3194 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 8, 2006
SB 3262 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH March 20, 2006
SB 3262 SD1 March 28, 2006
SB 3279 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL LIABILITY March 20, 2006

Governor's Message Number Title Hearing Date
GM 283 HAWAI‘I COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE, GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE, SCOTT SHIGERU MORISHIGE March 16, 2006
GM 509 HAWAI‘I COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE, GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE, STACY S. K. HIGA April 25, 2006

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 16/ SR 6 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I STATE CENTER FOR NURSING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO INVESTIGATE AND RECOMMEND WAYS TO ASSIST THE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTORS TO RELIEVE THE NURSING SHORTAGE AND ENSURE A CONTINUOUS, ADEQUATE SUPPLY OF NURSES TO STAFF HOSPITALS AND OTHER MEDICAL FACILITIES IN THE STATE March 16, 2006
SCR 46/ SR 47 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO COMPLY WITH COUNTY ORDINANCES AND STANDARDS RELATING TO OUTSIDE LIGHTING AT AIRPORTS AND HARBORS, AND TO PROVIDE CUT-OFF OR FULLY SHIELDED LENS FIXTURES TO DIRECT ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING DOWNWARD TO PREVENT DIFFUSION OF THE LIGHT INTO THE ATMOSPHERE, ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAI‘I AND THE ISLAND OF MAUI March 29, 2006
SCR 46 April 19, 2006
SCR 65/ SR 42 SUPPORTING THE CONCEPT OF A PUBLIC-PRIVATE JOINT VENTURE TO DEVELOP A NEW ADVANCED SIMULATOR AIRLINE TRAINING FACILITY IN HAWAI‘I March 31, 2006
SCR 85 REQUESTING A REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY April 4, 2006
SCR 85 April 21, 2006
SCR 97 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF STUDENT HOUSING SERVICES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA March 22, 2006
SCR 97 April 21, 2006
SCR 131 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE APPROPRIATE LEASE RENT FOR THE MAUNA KEA SUMMIT LANDS April 4, 2006
SCR 131 April 7, 2006
SCR 138/ SR 85 ENCOURAGING THE ENTRANCE OF MEN INTO THE NURSING FIELD April 4, 2006
SCR 139/ SR 86 REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF MANDATED OR INCENTIVE BASED VOLUNTARY ROOFTOP LANDSCAPING AND AGRICULTURE IN URBAN DISTRICTS April 7, 2006
SCR 149/ SR 94 REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A STUDENT AND FACULTY EXCHANGE PROGRAM BETWEEN HAWAI‘I AND THE PHILIPPINES April 3, 2006
SCR 157 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO NAME THE KOMOHANA RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTER'S ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE WING IN HONOR OF DR. TADASHI HIGAKI April 21, 2006
SCR 163/ SR 101 REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A HAWAI‘I STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY March 29, 2006
SCR 167/ SR 105 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO TAKE ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO RELOCATE THE PROPOSED NEW CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF HAWAI‘I FROM THE KAKAAKO DISTRICT OF OAHU TO A SITE NEAR THE CENTER’S PRESENT LOCATION CLOSE TO THE QUEEN’S HOSPITAL April 4, 2006
SCR 198 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CREATE A SEPARATE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE MEDIUM EDUCATION FOR THE DIRECTION AND CONTROL OF THE PROGRAM AND TO COLLABORATE WITH THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE COLLEGE, KA HAKA ‘ULA O KE‘ELIKOLANI, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO TO ADDRESS HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE MEDIUM EDUCATION April 3, 2006
SCR 199 REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO TO WORK WITH APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT OFFICES TO DEVELOP A PLAN TO PROMOTE THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IN ALL STATE AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES April 4, 2006
SCR 199 April 7, 2006
SCR 227 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN AUDIT TO DETERMINE WHETHER FUNDS ALLOCATED FROM THE HAWAI‘I TOBACCO SETTLEMENT SPECIAL FUND TO THE UNIVERSITY REVENUE-UNDERTAKINGS FUND HAVE BEEN APPROPRIATELY EXPENDED April 4, 2006
SR 79 ESTABLISHING A SENATE SPECIAL COMMITTEE TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE APPROPRIATE LEASE RENT FOR THE MAUNA KEA SUMMIT LANDS April 4, 2006
SR 79 April 7, 2006