Matrix of 2017 Legislative Bills

Please click on the link to access the Ka Lāhui Hawaiʻi Political Action Committee Matrix of Bills that are now in the 2017 Legislative Session pertaining to the disposition of Hawaiian Kingdom crown and government lands aka “ceded lands” as well as Hawaiian Sovereignty, Language, Culture, Education, and Kuleana Lands.  Also included are Bills pertaining to the Environment and Water that are of interests to Kanaka Maoli.

The Matrix below lists approximately 105 the Bills including their numbers, title, description, and referrals and hearing information as of February 3, 2017.

Matrix of Legislative Bills as of February 3, 2017

The Matrix below has been updated as of February 17, 2017.  The first Matrix had 105 bills but this list has only 43. Over half the bills did not make it past the first lateral.

Matrix of Legislative Bills as of February 17, 2017

We encourage you to use the Matrix as a resource to submit your own testimony on behalf of your ʻohana or organization.  All testimonies can be submitted online, however, providing oral testimony is always encouraged.  Below is the link where  you can register and create your own login in order to submit testimony on Bills of concern for Kanaka Maoli at the State Legislature.

Link to Hawaii State Capitol Website