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2005 House Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2005 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
HB 1 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 3, 2005
HB 1 HD1 February 15, 2005
HB 1 HD2 March 22, 2005
HB 5 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
HB 5 March 3, 2005
HB 5 HD1 March 22, 2005
HB 6 RELATING TO STADIUMS AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES February 1, 2005
HB 15 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 9, 2005
HB 15 February 15, 2005
HB 18 RELATING TO THE MANAGEMENT OF UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I LANDS February 3, 2005
HB 19 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROJECTS AND AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF REVENUE BONDS FOR HOUSING UNITS February 3, 2005
HB 19 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 19 HD2 March 17, 2005
HB 19 HD2 SD1 March 31, 2005
HB 20 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2005
HB 20 March 1, 2005
HB 20 March 17, 2005
HB 20 SD1 March 31, 2005
HB 21 RELATING TO FINANCING AGREEMENTS February 3, 2005
HB 22 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2005
HB 27 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2005
HB 27 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 47 RELATING TO MOTORCYCLE AND MOTOR SCOOTER INSURANCE January 26, 2005
HB 51 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENT ACT February 14, 2005
HB 102 RELATING TO MEDICAL RESEARCH January 27, 2005
HB 110 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 27, 2005
HB 110 February 10, 2005
HB 140 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES March 15, 2005
HB 181 RELATING TO MEDICAL TORTS January 27, 2005
HB 237 RELATING TO TORTS January 27, 2005
HB 237 HD2 March 1, 2005
HB 238 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS FOR MEDICAL STUDENT LOANS February 10, 2005
HB 240 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR JOB TRAINING February 4, 2005
HB 247 RELATING TO BIOPROSPECTING January 28, 2005
HB 247 HD1 February 17, 2005
HB 256 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR COLLECTIVE BARGAINING COST ITEMS February 16, 2005
HB 266 HD1 RELATING TO LABOR February 24, 2005
HB 266 HD1 March 21, 2005
HB 281 RELATING TO NURSING (System) February 8, 2005
HB 281 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 281 HD1 RELATING TO NURSING (School of Nursing) February 24, 2005
HB 281 HD2 March 17, 2005
HB 288 RELATING TO HUMAN STEM CELL RESEARCH February 17, 2005
HB 291 RELATING TO ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON PESTICIDES February 15, 2005
HB 291 HD1 March 1, 2005
HB 291 HD1 March 17, 2005
HB 353 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR ORGANIC AGRICULTURE February 2, 2005
HB 353 HD1 February 10, 2005
HB 353 HD1 March 1, 2005
HB 353 HD1 March 14, 2005
HB 388 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT January 31, 2005
HB 424 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTERS January 31, 2005
HB 441 RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSING AND CREDENTIALING STANDARDS February 9, 2005
HB 441 HD1 February 25, 2005
HB 515 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS March 15, 2005
HB 558 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FLOOD LOSSES February 3, 2005
HB 640 RELATING TO THE ASIA-PACIFIC RISK MANAGEMENT AND INSURANCE PROGRAM February 17, 2005
HB 772 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTION 8, AND ARTCILE X, SECTION 5, OF THE HAWAI‘I CONSTITUTION, TO PROVIDE THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I WITH COMPLETE AUTONOMY FROM THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH February 3, 2005
HB 784 RELATING TO CABLE TELEVISION February 14, 2005
HB 841 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION March 31, 2005
HB 844 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHERS March 18, 2005
HB 844 HD1 SD1 March 31, 2005
HB 912 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT March 16, 2005
HB 946 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING February 3, 2005
HB 970 RELATING TO EMERGENCY RELIEF FOR NATURAL DISASTERS February 17, 2005
HB 972 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 3, 2005
HB 972 HD1 February 15, 2005
HB 972 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 987 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
HB 999 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE MEDIUM EDUCATION February 9, 2005
HB 1002 RELATING TO PUBLIC INTEREST ATTORNEYS February 3, 2005
HB 1002 HD1 February 17, 2005
HB 1010 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FUNDING AND POSITIONS TO EXPAND ETHNIC STUDIES, LABOR HISTORY, AND DIVERSITY CURRICULUM AT ALL UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CAMPUSES February 10, 2005
HB 1011 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR FUNDING AND FACULTY POSITIONS FOR ILOKANO, FILIPINO, AND PHILIPPINE STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA February 10, 2005
HB 1012 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOR STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES FOR NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENTS February 10, 2005
HB 1014 RELATING TO NURSES February 15, 2005
HB 1028 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM February 8, 2005
HB 1059 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION February 2, 2005
HB 1059 February 10, 2005
HB 1075 RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS February 24, 2005
HB 1075 February 15, 2005
HB 1076 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR SAFETY AND SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I CAMPUSES February 8, 2005
HB 1076 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 1077 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
HB 1078 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 2, 2005
HB 1078 February 25, 2005
HB 1078 HD1 March 17, 2005
HB 1089 RELATING TO HEALTH BENEFITS February 3, 2005
HB 1089 HD1 February 15, 2005
HB 1119 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE February 5, 2005
HB 1119 HD1 February 15, 2005
HB 1179 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HAWAI‘I COMMISSION FOR NATIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE February 10, 2005
HB 1179 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 1192 RELATING TO THE LYON ARBORETUM February 8, 2005
HB 1192 HD1 February 24, 2005
HB 1192 HD2 March 17, 2005
HB 1278 RELATING TO IMPROVING WATER QUALITY February 10, 2005
HB 1278 February 25, 2005
HB 1278 HD2 March 21, 2005
HB 1278 HD2 SD1 April 6, 2005
HB 1280 RELATING TO FLOOD CONTROL February 4, 2005
HB 1280 February 25, 2005
HB 1280 HD1 March 22, 2005
HB 1280 HD1 SD1 April 6, 2005
HB 1360 HD2 RELATING TO THE WAIALUA AGRIBUSINESS INCUBATOR March 22, 2005
HB 1360 HD2 SD1 April 6, 2005
HB 1402 RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSING February 11, 2005
HB 1473 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
HB 1586 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 15, 2005
HB 1591 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I STATE UNIVERSITY (System) February 8, 2005
HB 1591 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I STATE UNIVERSITY (UH Hilo) February 8, 2005
HB 1592 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO February 8, 2005
HB 1642 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STUDENT EMPLOYMENT FUNDS IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S SYSTEMWIDE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS February 10, 2005
HB 1643 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STUDENT EMPLOYMENT FUNDS IN SUPPORT OF UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S SYSTEMWIDE OPERATIONS AND PROGRAMS February 10, 2005
HB 1648 RELATING TO STEM CELL RESEARCH February 10, 2005
HB 1684 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 8, 2005
HB 1685 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 15, 2005
HB 1688 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURAL AND HUMAN RESOURCES February 24, 2005
HB 1690 RELATING TO TEMPORARY FACILITIES FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005
HB 1691 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005
HB 1692 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR VARIOUS IMPROVEMENTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I-WEST OAHU February 8, 2005

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
HCR 38 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO FULLY FUND ALL OF ITS NURSING PROGRAMS March 29, 2005
HCR 41/ HR 33 RECOGNIZING NATIVE HAWAIIANS AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS AS AN UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY GROUP AND URGING ALL SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS, AND OTHER ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT GIVE PREFERENCE OR LIMIT ACCESS TO UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES TO RECOGNIZE NATIVE HAWAIIANS AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS AS A DISTINCT AND UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITY March 23, 2005
HCR 65 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF THUA THIEN-HUE OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM March 11, 2005
HCR 69 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF STATE-PROVINCE RELATIONS OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF THUA THIEN-HUE OF THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM March 11, 2005
HCR 89/ HR 66 REQUESTING THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE TO ESTABLISH AND HEAD A TASK GROUP TO REVIEW ISSUES RELATED TO STEM CELL RESEARCH March 29, 2005
HCR 100/ HR 75 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND PROPOSE RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO THE FEASIBILITY OF STEM CELL RESEARCH FOR HAWAII March 29, 2005
HCR 100 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CONDUCT A STUDY AND PROPOSE RECOMMENDATIONS RELATING TO THE FEASIBILITY OF STEM CELL RESEARCH FOR HAWAII April 20, 2005
HCR 114/ HR 48 REQUESTING THE COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS FOR ELECTRONIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT March 23, 2005
HCR 146 REQUESTING A STUDY ON BIOPROSPECTING March 31, 2005
HCR 163/HR 122 SUPPORTING THE USE OF THE STUDENT BODY OF KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO PROVIDE STATISTICAL EVIDENCE TO BUILD AN ADDITIONAL PARKING FACILITY AT KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE March 29, 2005
HCR 166 REQUESTING THE CENTER FOR SMART BUILDING AND COMMUNITY DESIGN TO DEVELOP ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE STANDARDS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION, RENOVATION, AND RETROFITTING FOR BUILDINGS THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM March 29, 2005
HCR 192/ HR 144 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO PARTNER WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO PRESERVE THE STATE'S HISTORICAL MAPS THROUGH DIGITAL MAPPING March 31, 2005
HCR 193/ HR 145 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CHANGE THE TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH POSTGRADUATE DEGREES IN FIELDS OTHER THAN EDUCATION TO ALLW THEM TO TEACH ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES IN MATH, SCIENCE, AND ENGLISH March 30, 2005
HCR 213 REQUESTING A SYSTEMWIDE FINANCIAL AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM March 29, 2005
HCR 229 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF THE PHYSICIAN "ON-CALL" CRISIS ON THE QUEEN'S MEDICAL CENTER TRAUMA CENTER TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I AND TO RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR GOVERNMENT RESPONSES TO THE "ON-CALL" CRISIS TO ENSURE CONTINUED ACCESS TO TRAUMA LEVEL CARE March 31, 2005
HCR 232 REQUESTING THE ADULT MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF MEDICINE, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY, REESTABLISH THE PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENCY STIPEND PROGRAM TO MEET THE MENTAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS OF UNDERSERVED AREAS AND POPULATIONS March 29, 2005
HCR 238/ HR 173 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO ABANDON THE UNIVERSITY AFFILIATED RESEARCH CENTER March 29, 2005
HCR 263 URGING THE LEGISLATURE AND ADMINISTRATION TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE HAWAI‘I'S AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY'S EFFORTS TOWARD SUCCESSFUL CO-EXISTENCE AMONG ITS SECTORS AND TO RECOGNIZE THE ECONOMIC, HUMAN, AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SUCH CO-EXISTENCE IN A DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE INDUSTRY March 30, 2005
HCR 271/ HR 200 REQUESTING THE ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE OFFICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY CONTROL AND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I ENVIRONMENTAL CENTER, TO DEVELOP AND PROMULGATE A GUIDANCE DOCUMENT ON INCLUDING PRINCIPLES OF ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE IN ALL PHASES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW UNDERTAKEN PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 343, HAWAI‘I REVISED STATUTES March 29, 2005
HCR 275/ HR 203 URGING THE APPROPRIATION OF MONEYS TO FUND FACULTY POSITIONS AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPORT FOR ILOKANO, FILIPINO, AND PHILIPPINE STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I March 29, 2005
HR 187 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I EDUCATIONAL POLICY CENTER TO STUDY THE REPORT BY THE EDUCATION COMMISSION OF THE STATES AND REVIEW AND EVALUATE THE TECHNIQUES AND TESTING OF THE THREE STATES WITH THE HIGHEST PERFORMING SCHOOLS THAT MEET THE NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND ACT OF 2001 STANDARDS AND COMPARE THEM TO THE HAWAI‘I STATE ASSESSMENT TEST ADMINISTERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (PROPOSED) April 20, 2005