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2008 House 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
HB 2003 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I ENERGY POLICY FORUM February 25, 2008
HB 2003 March 11, 2008
HB 2003 SD1 March 28, 2008
HB 2004 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A STUDY ON ENERGY EFFICIENT TRANSPORTATION STRATEGIES February 25, 2008
HB 2004 HD2 March 11, 2008
HB 2045 RELATING TO ESTABLISHING A GLOBAL YOUTH CENTER February 12, 2008
HB 2045 March 14, 2008
HB 2084 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 22, 2008
HB 2112 RELATING TO THE TASK FORCE ON AGING January 23, 2008
HB 2116 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CENTER ON AGING EDUCATION AND RESEARCH January 22, 2008
HB 2133 RELATING TO NURSING January 22, 2008
HB 2133 HD1 February 4, 2008
HB 2134 HD1 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING February 8, 2008
HB 2134 HD2 February 27, 2008
HB 2134 HD2 March 17, 2008
HB 2163 RELATING TO COMPTROLLER SUPERVISION OF ACCOUNTS January 22, 2008
HB 2163 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 2163 HD2 March 14, 2008
HB 2163 HD2 SD1 March 27, 2008
HB 2164 RELATING TO THE CANCER RESEARCH SPECIAL FUND February 5, 2008
HB 2164 February 21, 2008
HB 2164 HD1 March 17, 2008
HB 2164 HD1 March 28, 2008
HB 2165 RELATING TO NURSING February 5, 2008
HB 2165 February 20, 2008
HB 2165 March 14, 2008
HB 2165 March 28, 2008
HB 2166 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 7, 2008
HB 2166 February 21, 2008
HB 2166 HD1 March 14, 2008
HB 2192 RELATING TO TEACHERS January 25, 2008
HB 2227 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT February 5, 2008
HB 2245 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2008
HB 2245 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 2245 HD1 March 14, 2008
HB 2245 HD1 SD1 March 27, 2008
HB 2368 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 25, 2008
HB 2368 HD1 February 8, 2008
HB 2393 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 12, 2008
HB 2429 RELATING TO RECREATION January 29, 2008
HB 2429 HD1 February 27, 2008
HB 2429 HD2 March 17, 2008
HB 2429 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2008
HB 2431 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 29, 2008
HB 2431 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 2444 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 29, 2008
HB 2451 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE January 30, 2008
HB 2452 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE January 30, 2008
HB 2453 RELATING TO TARO January 30, 2008
HB 2509 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING March 18, 2008
HB 2510 HD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT February 20, 2008
HB 2510 HD2 March 14, 2008
HB 2519 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE February 12, 2008
HB 2519 HD2 February 20, 2008
HB 2519 HD2 March 17, 2008
HB 2519 HD2 Proposed SD2 April 1, 2008
HB 2521 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 5, 2008
HB 2521 HD1 February 20, 2008
HB 2521 HD2 March 14, 2008
HB 2521 HD2 SD1 March 27, 2008
HB 2583 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS January 29, 2008
HB 2583 HD1 February 8, 2008
HB 2583 HD2 February 21, 2008
HB 2584 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 29, 2008
HB 2585 RELATING TO GRADUATE LOAN PROGRAMS January 29, 2008
HB 2586 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM January 31, 2008
HB 2587 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO ESTABLISH CREATIVITY ACADEMIES January 28, 2008
HB 2587 HD1 February 6, 2008
HB 2587 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 2587 HD1 March 17, 2008
HB 2588 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2008
HB 2588 HD1 February 12, 2008
HB 2588 HD1 February 26, 2008
HB 2671 RELATING TO A KAKAAKO MAKAI PARKING STRUCTURE February 22, 2008
HB 2706 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM February 5, 2008
HB 2749 RELATING TO PERSONAL INFORMATION January 31, 2008
HB 2750 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOR PEACE EDUCATION January 31, 2008
HB 2752 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION January 29, 2008
HB 2770 RELATING TO BRIDGE TO HOPE PROGRAM February 7, 2008
HB 2770 HD1 March 13, 2008
HB 2770 HD1 SD1 March 28, 2008
HB 2811 RELATING TO ENERGY January 31, 2008
HB 2811 February 25, 2008
HB 2811 March 11, 2008
HB 2817 RELATING TO MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT LEARNING EXPERIENCE PROGRAM January 29, 2008
HB 2881 HD1 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE February 12, 2008
HB 2881 HD2 February 25, 2008
HB 2881 HD2 March 14, 2008
HB 2881 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2008
HB 2915 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM PREPARING CANDIDATES FOR NURSES LICENSING EXAMINATIONS IN HAWAII February 12, 2008
HB 2931 RELATING TO A TECHNOLOGY MASTER PLAN February 5, 2008
HB 2939 HD1 RELATING TO AEROSPACE DEVELOPMENT February 21, 2008
HB 2959 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT February 1, 2008
HB 2973 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING January 26, 2008
HB 2973 HD1 February 27, 2008
HB 2976 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2008
HB 2978 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 5, 2008
HB 2978 February 21, 2008
HB 2978 HD1 March 14, 2008
HB 2978 HD1 SD1 March 27, 2008
HB 2986 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE COMMUNITY COLLEGES January 28, 2008
HB 3025 RELATING TO INCOME TAX CHECK-OFF January 31, 2008
HB 3072 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I HIGHER EDUCATION COMMISSION January 31, 2008
HB 3072 HD1 February 12, 2008
HB 3072 HD2 February 21, 2008
HB 3238 RELATING TO APPLIED ARCHAEOLOGY January 31, 2008
HB 3309 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2008
HB 3309 HD1 February 12, 2008
HB 3309 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 3309 HD1 March 14, 2008
HB 3360 RELATING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY February 5, 2008
HB 3360 HD1 February 21, 2008
HB 3360 HD1 March 13, 2008
HB 3398 HD1 RELATING TO FOREIGN LANGUAGE PROGRAMS February 12, 2008
HB 3398 HD2 February 21, 2008
HB 3398 HD3 March 14, 2008
HB 3436 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 5, 2008
HB 3444 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY March 18, 2008
HB 3444 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2008
Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
HCR 43/ HR 43 REQUESTING A MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA'S ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT March 11, 2008
HCR 43 HD1/ HR 43 HD1 March 27, 2008
HCR 119/ HR 101 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO BEGIN REBUILDING THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH BY 2012 March 11, 2008
HCR 124/ HR 106 REQUESTING A STUDY ON CONSTRUCTION March 18, 2008
HCR 130 RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO PLACE NO NON-RESIDENT ENROLLMENT CAP RESTRICTIONS ON GRADUATE APPLICANTS FOR THE PURPOSES OF INCREASING INTERNATIONAL ENROLLMENT March 17, 2008
HCR 130 HD1/ HR 112 HD1 RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO REMOVE ENROLLMENT CAP RESTRICTIONS ON STUDENT APPLICANTS FROM NATIONS THAT ENTERED INTO A COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION WITH THE UNITED STATES April 3, 2008
HCR 138/ HR 119 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT PRACTICES AND EQUIPMENT OF HAWAI‘I'S TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM March 19, 2008
HCR 138 HD2 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S TELEHEALTH RESEARCH INSTITUTE TO FORM A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW THE POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF THE CURRENT PRACTICES AND EQUIPMENT OF HAWAII'S TELEMEDICINE SYSTEM April 18, 2008
HCR 157/ HR 130 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO DRAFT A FIVE-YEAR STRATEGIC PLAN FOR A GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN CULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO March 13, 2008
HCR 157/ HR 130 March 24, 2008
HCR 158/ HR 131 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY AND BENEFITS OF ALLOWING THE CAMPUS CEILING FOR NONRESIDENT ENROLLMENTS TO BE SET ON A CAMPUS-BY-CAMPUS BASIS, OR ALTERNATIVELY, OF LIFTING THE CEILINGS March 13, 2008
HCR 158 HD1 April 18, 2008
HCR 163/ HR 136 SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CENTER ON SOCIAL WORK AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK March 13, 2008
HCR 170 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP, OFFER, AND EXPAND PHILIPPINE LANGUAGE COURSES March 18, 2008
HCR 205 HD1/ HR 173 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK TO STUDY THE EFFECTS OF THE WORK REQUIREMENTS OF THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM April 3, 2008
HCR 218/ HR 185 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF DEVELOPING A DEGREE GRANTING PROGRAM AND CENTER FOR PEACE EDUCATION March 18, 2008
HCR 226/ HR 193 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO PROVIDE ADMISSION PREFERENCE TO STUDENTS THAT MIRRORS THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF RURAL HEALTH PROFESSIONAL SHORTAGE AREAS OF THE STATE TO ADDRESS THE SHORTAGE OF PHYSICIANS ON OUR NEIGHBOR ISLANDS March 19, 2008
HCR 226/ HR 193 March 27, 2008
HCR 226 April 14, 2008
HCR 260/ HR 221 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO AND HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE PROGRAMS DEVELOPED BY THE KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THAT WOULD AID IN THE REVITALIZATION OF STATE AGRICULTURE March 20, 2008
HCR 260 HD1 REQUESTING THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND HAWAI‘I COMMUNITY COLLEGE, TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE PROGRAMS DEVELOPED BY THE KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THAT WOULD AID IN THE REVITALIZATION OF STATE AGRICULTURE April 18, 2008
HCR 270/ HR 229 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA GREEN ROOF FEASIBILITY TEAM TO RECOMMEND INCENTIVES THAT MAY BE ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE TO ENCOURAGE GREEN ROOFING March 27, 2008
HCR 270 HD1/ HR 229 HD1 April 3, 2008
HCR 274/ HR 232 URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO OPPOSE H.R. 4137, THE COLLEGE OPPORTUNITY AND AFFORDABILITY ACT OF 2007 March 27, 2008
HCR 276/ HR 234 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK DEDICATE ITS SCHOOL IN HONOR OF MYRON "PINKY" THOMPSON, BY CHANGING ITS NAME TO "THE MYRON THOMPSON SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK" March 27, 2008
HCR 276 HD1 April 14, 2008
HCR 277/ HR 235 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I STATE CENTER FOR NURSING TO ENCOURAGE PARTIES TO WORK TOGETHER FOR THE COMMON GOAL OF INCREASING THE SUPPLY OF WELL-EDUCATED AND DEDICATED NURSES March 27, 2008
HCR 277 HD1/ HR 235 HD1 April 4, 2008
HCR 277 HD2 April 18, 2008
HCR 294/ HR 245 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND SUPPORTING COMMUNITY MEMBERS TO MOVE EXPEDITIOUSLY TO IMPLEMENT PLANS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CANCER RESEARCH CENTER OF HAWAI‘I AT KAKAAKO March 18, 2008
HCR 294/ HR 245 March 24, 2008
HCR 294 April 14, 2008
HCR 295/ HR 246 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 18, 2008
HCR 312/ HR 260 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO EXTEND ITS LAND LEASE WITH THE HIGH TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO CONTINUE TO OPERATE THE MANOA INNOVATION CENTER March 18, 2008
HCR 312/ HR 260 March 27, 2008
HCR 312 April 14, 2008
HCR 313 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO PERFORM A MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK March 27, 2008
HCR 314 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO ESTABLISH AND ADMINISTER A REHABILITATIVE AND RELATED SERVICES GRADUATE SCHOOL LOAN PROGRAM WITHIN ITS CENTER ON DISABILITY STUDIES March 27, 2008
HCR 314 April 18, 2008
HCR 315/ HR 261 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO SUPPORT THE CREATION OF A HISTORIC PRESERVATION TRADES PROGRAM WITHIN THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM March 18, 2008
HCR 325/ HR 269 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 March 20, 2008
HCR 325 HD1/ HR 269 HD1 REQUESTING HAWAI‘I'S NATURAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER TO WORK WITH THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON FAMILY CARE GIVING, KUPUNA CAUCUS, AND OTHER INTERESTED ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS TO DEVELOP PROGRAMS EMPHASIZING AT-RISK COMMUNITIES April 1, 2008
HCR 328 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA TO PROVIDE A WRITTEN STATUS REPORT OR BRIEF THE LEGISLATURE ON THE PROPOSED NATIONAL DISASTER PREPAREDNESS TRAINING CENTER March 18, 2008
HCR 331/ HR 272 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CREATES A TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION EXTENSION SERVICE March 18, 2008