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This page consists of testimony presented during the 2021 Legislative Session by the University of Hawaiʻi.

Senate Bill

SB 128 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE

  • SB 128 (February 1, 2021) AEN (PDF)

SB 129 RELATING TO COFFEE BERRY BORER

  • SB 129 (February 1, 2021) AEN (PDF)

SB 131 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS

  • SB 131 (February 9, 2021) HTH/CPN (PDF)

SB 138 RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES

  • SB 138 (February 8, 2021) HTH (PDF)

SB 243 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY

SB 321 RELATING TO INCREASING THE PAYMENT AMOUNT FOR THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS’ PRO RATA SHARE OF THE PUBLIC LAND TRUST

SB 337 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

SB 338 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM

SB 346 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS

SB 369 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS

SB 489 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS

  • SB 489 (February 10, 2021) AEN/PSM (PDF)
  • SB 489 (February 23, 2021) CPN (PDF)
  • SB 489 (March 17, 2021) AGR (PDF)
  • SB 489 (April 1, 2021) CPC (PDF)

SB 495 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE

SB 496 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE

  • SB 496 (February 1, 2021) AEN (PDF)

SB 498 RELATING TO COOPERATIVES

  • SB 498 (February 12, 2021) CPN (PDF)

SB 499 RELATING TO PESTICIDES

  • SB 499 (February 8, 2021) AEN (PDF)

SB 512 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES

SB 516 RELATING TO EDUCATION

SB 589 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SB 590 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

  • SB 590 (February 16, 2021) HRE/LCA (PDF)

SB 613 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT

SB 628 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAIʻI HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

SB 805 RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS

  • SB 805 (February 3, 2021) EDU (PDF)

SB 809 RELATING TO EDUCATION

  • SB 809 (February 3, 2021) EDU (PDF)

SB 816 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY

  • SB 816 (February 10, 2021) EDU (PDF)

SB 843 RELATING TO CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

  • SB 843 (February 8, 2021) EDU (PDF)

SB 855 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL

SB 962 RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY

SB 970 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH

SB 976 RELATING TO HEALTH

SB 987 RELATING TO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS

SB 999 RELATING TO FORESTRY

  • SB 999 (February 8, 2021) WTL (PDF)

SB 1024 RELATING TO EDUCATION

SB 1034 RELATING TO SUNSHINE LAW BOARDS

SB 1069 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1070 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1071 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1072 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1075 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1076 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1077 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1078 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

SB 1145 RELATING TO THE DISCLOSURE OF VITAL STATISTICS RECORDS

SB 1173 RELATING TO OCEAN STEWARDSHIP

SB 1218 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SB 1219 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI RESEARCH

SB 1220 RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS

SB 1222 RELATING TO THE CONFERENCE CENTER REVOLVING FUND

SB 1224 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY DISTRICTS

  • SB 1224 (February 9, 2021) HRE/WTL (PDF)

SB 1225 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI BOARD OF REGENTS INDEPENDENT AUDIT COMMITTEE

SB 1248 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISES

SB 1258 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH

SB 1271 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING

SB 1317 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS

SB 1328 RELATING TO ACADEMIC TENURE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SB 1384 RELATING TO EDUCATION

SB 1393 RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SB 1421 RELATING TO DUAL USE TECHNOLOGY

  • SB 1421 (February 11, 2021) HRE/EET (PDF)

SB 1423 RELATING TO THE STADIUM DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT

  • SB 1423 (February 5, 2021) WLT/EET (PDF)

Governor’s Message

GM 574 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), Gubernatorial Nominee, JOHN MORTON, for a term to expire 06-30-2024

  • GM 574 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 575 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), Gubernatorial Nominee, COLLEEN SATHRE, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 575 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 616 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, LESLIE CHUN, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 616 (April 6, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 617 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, NICOLE APOLIONA, for a term to expire 06-30-2021

  • GM 617 (April 6, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 618 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, NICOLE APOLIONA, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 618 (April 6, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 619 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, LINDA ROSEN-DEBOLD, for a term to expire 06-30-2023

  • GM 619 (April 6, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 620 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, LISA RANTZ, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 620 (April 6, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 806 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, JUDY KOVELL, for a term to expire 06-30-2023

  • GM 806 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 807 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, ROBERT HONG, for a term to expire 06-30-2021

  • GM 807 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 808 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, ROBERT HONG, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 808 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 809 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Hawaiʻi Medical Education Council, Gubernatorial Nominee, MARY ANN ANTONELLI, for a term to expire 06-30-2023

  • GM 809 (April 13, 2021) HRE (PDF)

GM 813 Submitting for consideration and confirmation to the Board of Directors of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, Gubernatorial Nominee, LESLIE KIMURA, for a term to expire 06-30-2025

  • GM 813 (April 14, 2021) HTH (PDF)

Resolutions

SCR 9/SR 8 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAIʻI‘S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS

SCR 9/SR 8 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII’S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX TO STRENGTHEN HAWAII’S EFFORTS TO END CAMPUS-BASED SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION

SCR 50/SR 32 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR GRANTING PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY TO QUALIFIED PSYCHOLOGISTS IN THE COUNTIES OF KAUAʻI, MAUI, AND HAWAIʻI

SCR 70/SR 52 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO PLAN THE CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING PROCESS FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS TO HELP ADDRESS THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF POOR HEALTH THAT DISPROPORTIONATELY AFFECT LOW-INCOME, MINORITY POPULATIONS

SCR 75 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF PLANNING TO CONVENE AN INTERDISCIPLINARY TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP A FRAMEWORK FOR A SEA LEVEL ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE PLAN FOR THE WAIKIKI DISTRICT

  • SCR 75 (March 17, 2021) WTL/AEN (PDF)

SCR 89 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI SYSTEM AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO INCLUDE TRAINING, COURSES, AND CURRICULA RELATED TO THE MECHANICS, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES, HYDROGEN VEHICLES, AND OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES IN THEIR PROGRAMS

  • SCR 89 (March 19, 2021) HRE/EDU (PDF)

SCR 115 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI TO EXAMINE THE REASONABLENESS AND FEASIBILITY OF THE EXISTING POLICIES, STANDARDS, RULES, GUIDELINES, AND PROCEDURES GOVERNING THE UNIVERSITY HOUSING PROGRAM

SCR 140 ASSERTING THAT RACISM IS A PUBLIC HEALTH CRISIS AND URGING THE STATE TO COMMIT TO RECOGNIZING AND ADDRESSING THE RESULTING INEQUITIES

SCR 183/SR 148 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SCR 183 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS ITS ARRANGEMENT FOR SERVICES WITH THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI

SCR 201/SR 166 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE UNIVERSITY’S TENURE SYSTEM FOR RESEARCHERS AND OTHER NON-INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY

SCR 201 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS THE UNIVERSITY’S: (1) TENURE SYSTEM FOR RESEARCHERS AND OTHER NON-INSTRUCTIONAL FACULTY; AND (2) COMPENSATION STRUCTURE OF FACULTY ENGAGED IN ACTIVITIES SUPPORTED BY EXTRAMURAL FUNDING AND GRANTS; IN COMPARISON TO PEER HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, AND PROPOSE THE BEST PRACTICES TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY THE UNIVERSITY

SCR 202/SR 167 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI PROFESSIONAL ASSEMBLY TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CONDUCT AN ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT UNIVERSITY OF HAWAIʻI PRACTICES AND POLICIES REGARDING THE REQUIREMENTS AND PERCENTAGES OF EXTRAMURAL FUNDING UTILIZED FOR COMPENSATION OF FACULTY ENGAGED IN EXTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES WITH CONSIDERATION OF NATIONAL BEST PRACTICES AND APPROACHES AT ITS PEER INSTITUTIONS

SCR 206/SR 171 REQUESTING THE WILLIAM S. RICHARDSON SCHOOL OF LAW TO ESTABLISH THE BURIAL SITES WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE BURIAL SITES PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES’ STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION

SCR 246/SR 205 REQUESTING THAT A WORKING GROUP BE CONVENED TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPLEMENTING THE REVITALIZING ECONOMY AND AGRICULTURE LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

Last modified: December 5, 2023
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