OPPOSE House Bills 2019

HB453 HD1 | KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
Report Title: Hawaii Public Housing Authority; Public Lands
Description: Excludes lands set aside by the Governor to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority and lands to which HPHA holds title from the definition of public lands in section 171-2, Hawaii Revised Statutes. Requires prior legislative approval for the sale of lands to which HPHA holds title. (HB 453 HD1)

HB1025 HD1 | KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title: RELATING TO LEASE EXTENSIONS ON PUBLIC LAND.
Report Title: BLNR; Public Lands; Lease Extension; Development Agreement
Description: Authorizes the Board of Land and Natural Resources to extend leases of public lands for commercial, industrial, resort, or government use upon approval of a proposed development agreement to make substantial improvements to the existing improvements. Sunsets on June 30, 2029. (HB1025 HD1)

HB1326 | KPAC Testimony (pdf)

Measure Title:RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.
Report Title: Department of Land and Natural Resources; Water Rights; Contested Care Hearings; Extension; Holdover
Description: Allows holdovers of revocable water permits to continue until the pending application for a lease is resolved. Requires prompt execution of contested case proceedings for 1-year holdovers. Allows holdovers to continue pending completion of contested case proceedings. Removes repeal and reenactment provisions relating to section 171-58(c), Hawaii Revised Statutes.