OPPOSE House Bills 2018

KPAC opposes the following 2018 House Bills:


HB2564 |  Testimony Contested Case (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO GOVERNMENT
Report Title: BLNR; CWRM; Counties; Disputes; Remedies
Description: Provides that the Board of Land and Natural Resources and Commission on Water Resource Management shall not conduct contested case hearings, and counties shall not conduct contested case hearings regarding disputes over land use, but that decisions and disputes may be contested and adjudicated in circuit court. Effective 7/1/2018.

H.B. 1565 |  Testimony Science and Technology Subzones (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH
Report Title: Science and Technology Research Subzone
Description: Establishes science and technology research subzones and an approval process for future research facilities that incorporates alternative dispute resolution principles.

H.B. 2358 HD1HB2358 HD1 Public Lands (pdf)

Measure Title:  RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS
 Report Title:  Public Lands; Hawaii Public Housing Authority Lands Exemption
Description: Exempts lands to which Hawaii Public Housing Authority holds title from the definition of “public lands” in chapter 171, HRS.

H.B. 1469 CD1 |  No Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title:  RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS
 Report Title: Public Lands; Redevelopment Districts; Revolving Fund; Waiakea Peninsula
 Description:  Establishes procedures for designating public land redevelopment districts, planning committees, district redevelopment plans, and designated redevelopment district revolving funds.  Establishes powers and duties of planning committees.  Modifies public land lease restrictions.  Establishes the Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, Planning Committee, and Revolving Fund until June 30, 2027.

H.B. 2641 HD2 |  No Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title:  RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS
Report Title: Public Lands; Redevelopment; Lease Restrictions; Appropriation; Kanoelehua Industrial Area Pilot Program ($).
 Description: Establishes a ten-year redevelopment district pilot project within the Kanoelehua Industrial Area and Banyan Drive region until 6/30/2028. Modifies public land lease restrictions. Appropriates funds.

 H.B. 2679 HD1Testimony Transfering Public Lands to DOE (pdf)

Measure Title:  RELATING THE TRANSFER OF LANDS.
Report Title: Transfer of Land; Department of Education; Property; Title; Public Schools
Description: Transfers fee interest in certain public school lands from City and County of Honolulu and the Department of Land and Natural Resources, as applicable, to the Department of Education.

S.B. 1292 HD1| No Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO THE HILO COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DISTRICT.
Report Title: Redevelopment Districts; Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, Establishment; Appropriation
Description: Provides for the redevelopment of the Hilo area by establishing the framework, requirements, and conditions for redevelopment districts and specifically designating the Waiakea Peninsula Redevelopment District, appropriates funds for the implementation of the redevelopment district program, and makes conforming amendments to lease restrictions on public lands to facilitate the implementation of redevelopment districts. (SB1292 HD1)