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2006 House 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
HB 1 HD2 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION March 31, 2006
HB 266 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LABOR April 5, 2006
HB 296 RELATING TO TUITION ASSISTANCE February 2, 2006
HB 563 RELATING TO MICROORGANISM IMPORT January 26, 2006
HB 1835 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION February 15, 2006
HB 1866 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 25, 2006
HB 1866 February 13, 2006
HB 1866 February 27, 2006
HB 1866 HD1 March 23, 2006
HB 1866 HD1 SD1 March 31, 2006
HB 1890 HD1 RELATING TO SISTER STATE AND PROVINCE RELATIONSHIPS March 16, 2006
HB 1928 HD2 Proposed SD1 (System) RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS March 23, 2006
HB 1928 HD2 Proposed SD1 (UHWO) March 23, 2006
HB 1928 HD2 SD1 (System) April 3, 2006
HB 1928 HD1 SD1 (UHWO) April 3, 2006
HB 2040 RELATING TO THE SENATOR HIRAM L. FONG SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM February 9, 2006
HB 2040 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 2040 HD2 March 23, 2006
HB 2041 RELATING TO THE SENATOR OREN E. LONG SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM February 9, 2006
HB 2045 HD2 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE April 4, 2006
HB 2103 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH February 14, 2006
HB 2141 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 9, 2006
HB 2145 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL TOURISM February 14, 2006
HB 2145 HD2 February 24, 2006
HB 2145 HD2 April 6, 2006
HB 2146 HD1 RELATING TO LAND USE March 31, 2006
HB 2162 HD1 RELATING TO RURAL HEALTH CARE February 14, 2006
HB 2177 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 12, OF THE HAWAI‘I STATE CONSTITUTION February 27, 2006
HB 2177 March 21, 2006
HB 2178 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS February 27, 2006
HB 2178 HD1 March 20, 2006
HB 2179 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 27, 2006
HB 2179 HD2 March 20, 2006
HB 2179 HD2 SD1 April 3, 2006
HB 2180 RELATING TO LABOR January 31, 2006
HB 2180 HD1 February 14, 2006
HB 2180 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 2181 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 16, 2006
HB 2181 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 2181 HD2 March 17, 2006
HB 2181 HD2 Proposed SD1 March 21, 2006
HB 2182 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 30, 2006
HB 2182 February 27, 2006
HB 2182 HD1 March 16, 2006
HB 2274 RELATING TO STATE RISK MANAGEMENT March 1, 2006
HB 2275 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR ELECTRICTY PAYMENTS STATEWIDE March 31, 2006
HB 2398 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I OCEAN AND COASTAL COUNCIL February 3, 2006
HB 2401 HD1 RELATING TO ALCOHOL AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE February 15, 2006
HB 2440 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT February 9, 2006
HB 2440 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 2440 HD2 March 22, 2006
HB 2479 RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PARKING STRUCTURE AT KAKAAKO MAKAI, OAHU February 9, 2006
HB 2479 February 27, 2006
HB 2552 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 4, 2006
HB 2763 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ERADICATE AND CONTROL THE COQUI FROG February 27, 2006
HB 2763 HD1 March 13, 2006
HB 2763 HD1 SD1 April 3, 2006
HB 2774 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 27, 2006
HB 2774 HD1 March 23, 2006
HB 2774 HD1 SD1 April 3, 2006
HB 2845 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE FOR A PHILIPPINE STUDIES PROGRAM AND FACULTY POSITION February 7, 2006
HB 2860 RELATING TO THE MAUNA KEA SUMMIT February 14, 2006
HB 2962 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 4, 2006
HB 3029 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2006
HB 3029 February 16, 2006
HB 3029 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 3029 HD1 March 16, 2006
HB 3057 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION March 31, 2006
HB 3060 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY March 31, 2006
HB 3064 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT February 16, 2006
HB 3069 RELATING TO USE OF BIOLOGICAL RESOURCES COLLECTED IN HAWAI‘I February 2, 2006
HB 3103 RELATING TO THE UNIVERISTY OF HAWAI‘I'S LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3156 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA February 2, 2006
HB 3157 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS February 2, 2006
HB 3158 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 27, 2006
HB 3158 HD1 Proposed SD1 March 23, 2006
HB 3159 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COLLEGE OF NATURAL SCIENCES February 2, 2006
HB 3160 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2006
HB 3160 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 3161 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOR CAMPUS SECURITY February 2, 2006
HB 3162 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO EXPAND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S HAMILTON LIBRARY'S HOURS AN ADDITIONAL FORTY-TWO HOUSE PER WEEK February 2, 2006
HB 3163 RELATING TO THE WAIKIKI AQUARIUM February 2, 2006
HB 3164 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES February 2, 2006
HB 3165 MAKING AN APPRPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK February 2, 2006
HB 3166 HD1 MAKING AN APPRPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 27, 2006
HB 3167 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I WEST OAHU February 9, 2006
HB 3167 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 3168 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 9, 2006
HB 3169 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER February 4, 2006
HB 3170 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 4, 2006
HB 3171 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 4, 2006
HB 3172 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 4, 2006
HB 3173 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 4, 2006
HB 3173 HD1 February 27, 2006
HB 3174 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO COLLEGE OF PHARMACY February 4, 2006
HB 3175 RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 4, 2006
HB 3176 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO NATIVE HAWAIIAN INITIATIVE February 4, 2006
HB 3177 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO NORTH HAWAI‘I EDUCATION RESEARCH CENTER February 4, 2006
HB 3179 RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 4, 2006
HB 3180 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE MAUI COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3181 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S MAUI COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3182 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S KAUAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3183 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE KAUAI COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3184 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3185 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3186 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3187 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 2, 2006
HB 3188 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PERTAINING TO WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3189 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3190 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PERTAINING TO WINDWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3191 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3192 RELATING TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS PERTAINING TO THE LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 7, 2006
HB 3193 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2006
HB 3194 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE February 2, 2006
HB 3194 HD1 March 16, 2006
HB 3196 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2006
HB 3198 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING SPECIAL FUND February 2, 2006
HB 3218 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 9, 2006
HB 3222 HD1 RELATING TO ENERGY February 15, 2006
HB 3222 HD1 February 28, 2006
HB 3222 HD2 March 21, 2006
HB 3237 HD1 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION February 27, 2006
HB 3237 HD2 March 16, 2006
HB 3258 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 27, 2006

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
HCR 22/ HR 15 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 23, 2006
HCR 137/ HR 101 URGING THE PRESIDENT AND THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO REAFFIRM THEIR COMMITMENT TO MAINTAINING A SYSTEMWIDE OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS AND TO FILL THE VACANT POSITION OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS March 30, 2006
HCR 137 April 19, 2006
HCR 170/ HR 129 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO REVITALIZE LALAMILO STATION WITH THE COLLABORATION OF THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES March 30, 2006
HCR 170 April 19, 2006
HCR 175 REQUESTING A REVIEW AND EVALUATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY March 30, 2006
HCR187 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I STUDY THE COST AND FEASIBILITY OF USING AVATAR TECHNOLOGY TO DEVELOP LAPTOP COMPUTERS FOR INSTANTANEOUS TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETATION SYSTEMS FOR THE DEAF AND HEARING-IMPAIRED March 30, 2006
HCR 193/ HR 147 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TEMPORARY ADVISORY COMMISSION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY March 31, 2006
HCR 196/ HR 150 SUPPORTING THE CONCEPT OF A PUBLIC-PRIVATE JOINT VENTURE TO DEVELOP A NEW ADVANCED SIMULATOR AIRLINE TRAINING FACILITY IN HAWAI‘I March 30, 2006
HCR 196 April 19, 2006
HCR 201/ HR 155 REQUESTING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A STRATEGY TO ESTABLISH AND OPERATE A TECHNOLOGY-BASED CONSORTIUM March 30, 2006
HCR 203/ HR 167 RELATING TO A STUDY FOR CREATING CONTRIBUTORY AFFORDABLE HOUSING SOLUTIONS THROUGH MANDATED STATE SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS AGAINST REAL PROPERTY AND IMPROVEMENTS THAT ACCRUE TO COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL LESSORS THROUGH THE EXERCISE OF FULL-TERM EXPIRATORY REVERSION CLAUSES IN GROUND LEASE CONTRACTS ENTERED INTO AFTER DECEMBER 31, 1963 March 30, 2006
HCR 218 REQUESTING THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF HAWAI‘I, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, THE HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, AND KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS TO PLAN A TECHNOLOGY-BASED COLLABORATIVE PROJECT ON STATE LANDS IN KAKA‘AKO MAKAI, O‘AHU March 30, 2006
HCR 218 April 27, 2006
HCR 223 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 March 23, 2006
HCR 230 RELATING TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF ISABELA OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES March 24, 2006
HCR 230 April 21, 2006
HCR 234/ HR 175 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, HONOLULU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, AND VARIOUS OTHER ENTITIES TO PURSUE DEVELOPMENT OF A MIXED-USE URBAN CORE IN KALIHI AND REQUESTING ENTERPRISE HONOLULU TO SUBMIT A REPORT RELATING TO THE MIXED-USE CORE March 30, 2006
HCR 237 REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I COLLEGE OF EDUCATION March 30, 2006
HCR 251/ HR 191 REQUESTING A STUDY ON ESTABLISHING A HAWAI‘I STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY March 31, 2006
HCR 258/ HR 198 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO NAME THE KOMOHANA RESEARCH AND EXTENSION CENTER IN HONOR OF TADASHI HIGAKI March 30, 2006
HCR 266/ HR 206 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO COLLABORATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO PURSUE ON A PRIORITY BASIS THE RELOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I MARINE CENTER FROM THE FORMER KAPALAMA MILITARY RESERVATION, HONOLULU HARBOR April 5, 2006
HCR 266 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY TO PURSUE, ON A PRIORITY BASIS, THE RELOCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I MARINE CENTER FROM THE FORMER KAPALAMA MILITARY RESERVATION, HONOLULU HARBOR April 19, 2006
HCR 270 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO SPEEDILY REBUILD A SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH April 19, 2006
HCR 282/ HR 217 EXPRESSING OUTRAGE AT RECENT CONGRESSIONAL CUTS TO STUDENT LOAN PROGRAMS March 30, 2006
HCR 296/ HR 231 REQUESTING THAT SIGN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION BE COORDINATED April 3, 2006
HCR 298 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 March 30, 2006
HCR 314/ HR 248 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON THE LONG-TERM DEVELOPMENT OF OBSERVATORY SITES ON THE SUMMIT OF MAUNA KEA March 30, 2006
HCR 314 April 19, 2006