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2008 Senate Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2008 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
SB 151 PROPOSED SD1 RELATING TO BIOPROSPECTING February 13, 2008
SB 958 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS March 19, 2008
SB 2040 RELATING TO CANCER SURVEILLANCE February 25, 2008
SB 2040 SD1 March 18, 2008
SB 2040 SD1 HD1 April 1, 2008
SB 2088 RELATING TO ADVANCED FLIGHT SIMULATOR TRAINING January 29, 2008
SB 2088 SD1 February 27, 2008
SB 2088 SD1 March 11, 2008
SB 2088 SD1 HD1 March 27, 2008
SB 2109 RELATING TO NURSING February 6, 2008
SB 2146 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING February 13, 2008
SB 2146 SD1 February 21, 2008
SB 2146 SD2 March 11, 2008
SB 2146 SD2 March 26, 2008
SB 2152 RELATING TO THE TASK FORCE ON AGING January 29, 2008
SB 2161 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2008
SB 2210 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES January 31, 2008
SB 2214 RELATING TO BRIDGE TO HOPE PROGRAM January 31, 2008
SB 2214 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 2214 SD2 March 11, 2008
SB 2233 RELATING TO ESTABLISHING A GLOBAL YOUTH CENTER February 6, 2008
SB 2233 February 27, 2008
SB 2236 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 4, 2008
SB 2263 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 2263 SD2 March 11, 2008
SB 2263 SD2 March 28, 2008
SB 2281 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 2316 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO BUILD AND MAINTAIN A PERIMETER FENCE TO PROTECT THE MAUNA KEA FOREST RESERVE February 11, 2008
SB 2333 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 12, 2008
SB 2333 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 2333 SD2 March 11, 2008
SB 2350 RELATING TO THE TASK FORCE ON AGING January 29, 2008
SB 2356 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 4, 2008
SB 2394 HD1 RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY March 28, 2008
SB 2469 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2008
SB 2480 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY WORKFORCE AND DEVELOPMENT February 2, 2008
SB 2480 SD1 February 25, 2008
SB 2480 SD2 March 11, 2008
SB 2480 SD2 HD1 March 18, 2008
SB 2482 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I INSTITUTE OF MARINE BIOLOGY February 1, 2008
SB 2482 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 2482 SD2 March 12, 2008
SB 2482 SD2 March 28, 2008
SB 2491 RELATING TO HEALTH February 13, 2008
SB 2589 RELATING TO PHYSICIANS February 4, 2008
SB 2590 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE IN RURAL COMMUNITIES February 6, 2008
SB 2624 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I ENERGY POLICY FORUM February 5, 2008
SB 2624 February 21, 2008
SB 2625 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION February 4, 2008
SB 2625 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 2640 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2008
SB 2649 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 28, 2008
SB 2650 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 28, 2008
SB 2663 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD February 8, 2008
SB 2663 SD2 March 14, 2008
SB 2672 RELATING TO GRADUATE LOAN PROGRAMS January 30, 2008
SB 2673 RELATING TO THE CANCER RESEARCH SPECIAL FUND February 6, 2008
SB 2673 SD1 February 21, 2008
SB 2674 RELATING TO NURSING February 6, 2008
SB 2675 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 2675 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 2676 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 2677 RELATING TO COMPTROLLER SUPERVISION OF ACCOUNTS February 1, 2008
SB 2677 February 22, 2008
SB 2698 RELATING TO TEACHERS January 30, 2008
SB 2700 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM February 1, 2008
SB 2729 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM February 6, 2008
SB 2759 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2008
SB 2771 RELATING TO THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE LEGISLATURE January 31, 2008
SB 2790 SD1 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE February 22, 2008
SB 2790 SD2 March 12, 2008
SB 2800 RELATING TO HARBORS January 30, 2008
SB 2803 RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION February 5, 2008
SB 2803 SD1 February 25, 2008
SB 2803 SD1 March 13, 2008
SB 2803 SD1 March 26, 2008
SB 2820 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 28, 2008
SB 2831 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CENTER ON AGING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH January 28, 2008
SB 2831 SD1 February 27, 2008
SB 2831 SD1 March 11, 2008
SB 2831 SD1 March 19, 2008
SB 2831 SD1 March 26, 2008
SB 2843 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING March 11, 2008
SB 2843 SD2 HD1 March 18, 2008
SB 2843 SD2 HD2 March 27, 2008
SB 2860 RELATING TO A TECHNOLOGY MASTER PLAN February 5, 2008
SB 2860 SD1 February 26, 2008
SB 2862 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 2, 2008
SB 2862 SD1 February 25, 2008
SB 2878 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING January 28, 2008
SB 2878 SD1 February 26, 2008
SB 2878 SD2 March 17, 2008
SB 2878 SD2 HD1 March 27, 2008
SB 2880 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 8, 2008
SB 2897 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND REVENUE BONDS FOR COCONUT ISLAND IMPROVEMENTS February 6, 2008
SB 2906 RELATING TO APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY February 8, 2008
SB 2924 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES February 8, 2008
SB 3039 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM January 30, 2008
SB 3127 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 3127 February 12, 2008
SB 3128 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2008
SB 3129 RELATING TO COMPTROLLER SUPERVISION OF ACCOUNTS February 6, 2008
SB 3130 RELATING TO NURSING February 4, 2008
SB 3130 SD1 February 21, 2008
SB 3168 RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA February 2, 2008
SB 3168 SD1 February 25, 2008
SB 3168 SD2 March 17, 2008
SB 3168 SD2 PROPOSED HD2 April 1, 2008
SB 3229 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2008
SB 3237 RELATING TO LEAHI HOSPITAL MASTER PLAN February 6, 2008
SB 3250 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 1, 2008
SB 3250 SD1 February 22, 2008
SB 3250 SD2 March 13, 2008
SB 3251 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 1, 2008
SB 3252 SD1 RELATING TO TEACHERS February 22, 2008
SB 3252 SD2 March 14, 2008
SB 3253 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT February 1, 2008

Governor's Message Number Title Hearing Date
GM 257 DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE, BRENNON MORIOKA, OR A TERM TO EXPIRE 12-06-2010 February 20, 2008

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
SCR 70 REQUESTING A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A DEGREE PROGRAM FOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I. March 27, 2008
SCR 70 April 17, 2008
SCR 75 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF REMOVING ENROLLMENT CAPS AT CAMPUSES WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM. March 14, 2008
SCR 75 April 1, 2008
SCR 94 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012. March 24, 2008
SCR 94 April 3, 2008
SCR 120 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP, OFFER, AND EXPAND PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE COURSES. March 24, 2008
SCR 120 April 3, 2008
SCR 180 OFFERING SUPPORT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I IN ITS EFFORTS TO ENHANCE AND DIVERSIFY ITS SOURCES OF REVENUE AND MAXIMIZE USE OF ITS FACILITIES. March 24, 2008
SCR 180 April 3, 2008
SCR 184 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO REPORT ON HIGHER EDUCATION STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMISSIONS. March 24, 2008
SCR 184 April 3, 2008
SCR 192 REQUESTING KAUAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO WORK WITH THE KAUAI POLICE DEPARTMENT TO EXPLORE THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE. March 24, 2008
SCR 201/SR 115 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO ASSIST IN DEVELOPING A MASTER PLAN FOR LONG-TERM CARE FOR LEAHI HOSPITAL. March 24, 2008
SCR 204/SR 118 DEVELOPING HAWAI‘I'S NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING AND CONSULTATION PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE, GOVERNMENTAL, AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES WITH AN EMPHASIS ON AT-RISK COMMUNITIES. April 1, 2008
SCR 227/SR 134 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE MOLUCCA ALBIZIA TREE. April 1, 2008
SCR 235/SR 138 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA EXPAND UPON A MASTER OF ARTS PROGRAM IN APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY, THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO ESTABLISH A GRADUATE PROGRAM IN CULTURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT, AND THAT THE STATE HISTORICAL PRESERVATION DIVISION REVIVE ITS ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORKING GROUP. April 2, 2008