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2007 House Testimony

This page consists of testimony which was presented during the 2007 Legislative Session by the University of Hawai‘i. The following documents are PDF formatted.

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Bill Number Title Hearing Date
HB 15 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 31, 2007
HB 15 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 15 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 15 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 18 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 31, 2007
HB 18 February 13, 2007
HB 18 February 27, 2007
HB 18 HD1 March 14, 2007
HB 18 HD1 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 23 RELATING TO CRIMINAL HISTORY RECORD CHECKS January 26, 2007
HB 23 HD1 February 9, 2007
HB 23 HD2 February 23, 2007
HB 24 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 13, 2007
HB 24 HD1 March 14, 2007
HB 25 RELATING TO TEACHER LICENSING January 26, 2007
HB 25 HD1 February 26, 2007
HB 63 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 31, 2007
HB 110 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING February 27, 2007
HB 110 HD1 March 16, 2007
HB 135 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 30, 2007
HB 136 RELATING TO AIDS RESEARCH February 13, 2007
HB 136 HD1 February 22, 2007
HB 136 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 155 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION February 12, 2007
HB 155 February 22, 2007
HB 155 HD1 March 19, 2007
HB 155 HD1 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 202 RELATING TO TELEPSYCHIATRY January 30, 2007
HB 212 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE March 30, 2007
HB 220 RELATING TO TORTS January 30, 2007
HB 220 HD1 February 14, 2007
HB 220 HD2 March 1, 2007
HB 225 RELATING TO CIGARETTE TAX February 6, 2007
HB 229 HD1 RELATING TO RURAL HEALTH CARE February 13, 2007
HB 239 MAKING A MATCHING FUNDS APPROPRIATION TO INCREASE STUDENT ON-CAMPUS AND NEARBY HOUSING January 30, 2007
HB 239 February 8, 2007
HB 275 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT January 30, 2007
HB 275 February 27, 2007
HB 275 HD1 March 14, 2007
HB 275 HD1 SD1 March 29, 2007
HB 280 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2007
HB 282 RELATING TO THE ALOHA STADIUM February 7, 2007
HB 310 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY March 28, 2007
HB 337 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 9, 2007
HB 337 HD1 February 26, 2007
HB 337 HD2 March 14, 2007
HB 338 HD2 (UH Community Colleges) RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT March 21, 2007
HB 338 HD2 (UH System) March 21, 2007
HB 348 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2007
HB 367 RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE February 13, 2007
HB 367 February 23, 2007
HB 367 HD1 March 20, 2007
HB 367 HD1 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 372 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM January 29, 2007
HB 378 RELATING TO NURSING EDUCATION January 26, 2007
HB 378 February 13, 2007
HB 404 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 9, 2007
HB 404 HD1 February 26, 2007
HB 404 HD2 March 14, 2007
HB 424 HD2 RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS March 21, 2007
HB 428 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 13, 2007
HB 428 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 428 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 454 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE February 13, 2007
HB 473 RELATING TO TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES February 12, 2007
HB 473 HD1 February 22, 2007
HB 478 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION January 30, 2007
HB 517 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE HAWAI‘I CONSTITUTION TO PROVIDE THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I WITH COMPLETE AUTONOMY FROM THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH. January 30, 2007
HB 537 RELATING TO PERINATAL CARE February 5, 2007
HB 540 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A GLOBAL YOUTH CENTER IN HAWAI‘I January 31, 2007
HB 586 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2007
HB 594 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 12, 2007
HB 644 RELATING TO A BIOENERGY MASTER PLAN February 6, 2007
HB 669 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE SIMULATION RESOURCE LABORATORIES January 30, 2007
HB 671 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I FOR PROGRAMS February 2, 2007
HB 672 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2007
HB 673 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 2, 2007
HB 679 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR CLINICAL TRIAL UNITS FOR HIV AND AIDS IN HAWAI‘I February 13, 2007
HB 704 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 1, 2007
HB 767 RELATING TO THE RUNNING START PROGRAM FOR COLLEGE PREPARATION January 31, 2007
HB 767 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 767 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 767 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 777 RELATING TO THE HAWAI‘I EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM February 2, 2007
HB 777 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 777 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 810 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE'S LONG-TERM CARE RESOURCE PROGRAM TO TRAIN AND EDUCATE HAWAI‘I'S ELDERCARE WORKFORCE February 13, 2007
HB 814 RELATING TO AGING February 9, 2007
HB 882 RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS ACCOUNT PROGRAM February 2, 2007
HB 899 RELATING TO INTEGRATED STRATEGIES FOR STATEWIDE FOOD AND ENERGY CROP PRODUCTION February 6, 2007
HB 899 February 27, 2007
HB 899 HD1 March 15, 2007
HB 899 HD1 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 900 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 6, 2007
HB 922 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE COLLEGE January 30, 2007
HB 924 RELATING TO A COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM TAX CREDIT February 2, 2007
HB 935 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE February 2, 2007
HB 953 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 6, 2007
HB 1003 RELATING TO ENERGY February 6, 2007
HB 1003 HD1 February 15, 2007
HB 1003 HD2 February 26, 2007
HB 1003 HD3 March 15, 2007
HB 1003 HD3 SD1 March 29, 2007
HB 1011 RELATING TO UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES February 6, 2007
HB 1012 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 6, 2007
HB 1013 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING February 6, 2007
HB 1014

RELATING TO EDUCATION

January 31, 2007
HB 1014 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 1014 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 1048 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 1, 2007
HB 1083 RELATING TO HIGH TECHNOLOGY February 15, 2007
HB 1083 HD1 February 26, 2007
HB 1083 HD2 March 20, 2007
HB 1083 HD2 SD1 March 29, 2007
HB 1119 RELATING TO RURAL PRIMARY HEALTHCARE AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT IN THE SHORT-TERM February 2, 2007
HB 1119 February 15, 2007
HB 1219 RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE LOANS February 10, 2007
HB 1219 February 24, 2007
HB 1221 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE March 21, 2007
HB 1221 HD2 SD1 March 29, 2007
HB 1222 RELATING TO LOANS FOR AGRICULTURAL AND AQUACULTURE PURPOSES February 10, 2007
HB 1222 HD1 February 24, 2007
HB 1268 RELATING TO INNOVATION IN EDUCATION January 31, 2007
HB 1268 HD1 February 12, 2007
HB 1268 HD2 February 24, 2007
HB 1268 HD3 March 13, 2007
HB 1268 HD3 SD1 April 3, 2007
HB 1279 RELATING TO INNOVATION ECONOMY February 8, 2007
HB 1279 HD1 February 13, 2007
HB 1279 HD2 February 24, 2007
HB 1280 RELATING TO INNOVATION IN WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT January 30, 2007
HB 1280 HD1 February 12, 2007
HB 1280 HD2 February 24, 2007
HB 1281 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS February 7, 2007
HB 1345 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION FOR NATURAL DISASTERS February 3, 2007
HB 1345 HD2 March 21, 2007
HB 1345 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 1431 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 30, 2007
HB 1454 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS February 2, 2007
HB 1477 RELATING TO RURAL PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TRAINING February 2, 2007
HB 1477 February 15, 2007
HB 1477 HD1 February 27, 2007
HB 1477 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 1477 HD2 SD1 March 28, 2007
HB 1527 RELATING TO COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAMS February 2, 2007
HB 1528 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 30, 2007
HB 1528 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 1528 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 1529 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I January 30, 2007
HB 1529 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 1529 HD2 March 16, 2007
HB 1530 RELATING TO EDUCATION January 31, 2007
HB 1530 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 1530 HD1 March 16, 2007
HB 1531 RELATING TO EDUCATION February 13, 2007
HB 1531 HD1 February 23, 2007
HB 1533 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION February 6, 2007
HB 1547 HD2 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS February 22, 2007
HB 1547 HD3 March 19, 2007
HB 1577 RELATING TO GENETICALLY MODIFIED COFFEE February 1, 2007
HB 1577 HD1 February 21, 2007
HB 1581 RELATING TO OCEAN HEALTH CONSENSUS February 14, 2007
HB 1615 RELATING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SHELLFISH AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY February 6, 2007
HB 1615 HD1 March 21, 2007
HB 1616 RELATING TO AQUACULTURE February 10, 2007
HB 1684 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL LIAISON FOR THE LEGISLATURE February 9, 2007
HB 1720 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO CONTINUE AND EXPAND THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK'S LONG-TERM CASE MANAGEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM FOR VICTIMS OF MAJOR NATURAL DISASTERS February 15, 2007
HB 1786 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 23, 2007
HB 1786 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I March 20, 2007
HB 1800 RELATING TO SMOKING February 22, 2007
HB 1811 RELATING TO A NURSING PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I'S LEEWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE February 2, 2007
HB 1868 RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA February 2, 2007
HB 1868 HD1 February 15, 2007
HB 1869 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I February 6, 2007

Resolution Number Title Hearing Date
HCR 26/ HR 14 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL ENGNEERS, ARCHITECTS, SURVEYORS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS TO PROMOTE AWARENESS OF FAMILY CAREGIVING NEEDS IN THE DESIGN OF NEW RESIDENCES March 28, 2007
HCR 56/ HR 37 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO PLAN SUFFICIENT ON-CAMPUS PARKING AT KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE March 27, 2007
HCR 64/ HR 44 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO DEVELOP A PHYSICAL THERAPY AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DEGREE PROGRAM WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM March 23, 2007
HCR 135/ HR 109 REQUESTING A COMPARISON STUDY OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AND THE BOARDS OF REGENTS OF SIMILAR STATE UNIVERSITIES ACROSS THE NATION March 27, 2007
HCR 127 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM THE LAST WEEK IN JULY OF EACH YEAR AS CONSERVATION WEEK April 17, 2007
HCR 129 REQUESTING THE CENTER FOR PACIFIC ISLAND STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF PACIFIC ISLANDERS IN HAWAI‘I April 18, 2007
HCR 144 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SYSTEM TO PERFORM A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR IMPLEMENTING A SYSTEM WIDE SENIOR CITIZEN VISITOR PROGRAM FOR SENIOR CITIZEN STUDENTS March 27, 2007
HCR 148/ HR 117 URGING THE HAWAI‘I ARTS CENTER FOR YOUTH, THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I, AND THE UNIVERSITY LABORATORY SCHOOL TO WORK TOGETHER TO COLLABORATE TO ESTABLISH A FACILITY FOR THE HAWAI‘I ARTS CENTER FOR YOUTH ON THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT UNIVERSITY AVENUE AND DOLE STREET April 4, 2007
HCR 155 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH'S ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ADMINISTRATION TO FORM A HAWAI‘I CLIMATE ASSESSMENT TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING ON THE STATE March 29, 2007
HCR 166/ HR 131 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO DESIGN A LONG-TERM COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL PLAN AND CONDUCT A POLICY REVIEW March 27, 2007
HCR 167/ HR 132 REQUESTING THE FORMATION OF A UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SECOND CENTURY PROMISE TASK FORCE March 27, 2007
HCR 170 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO DEVELOP LONG-TERM SOLUTIONS TO EFFECTIVELY PROTECT THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY IN HAWAI‘I March 23, 2007
HCR 170 April 19, 2007
HCR 177/ HR 139 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I SUBMIT A REPORT WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THE SALARIES OF UH-MANOA EXECUTIVES, MANAGEMENT, FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATORS March 27, 2007
HCR 202/ HR 160 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO FUND BREAST CANCER AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING FOR LOW-INCOME WOMEN IN HAWAI‘I March 23, 2007
HCR 244/ HR 195 DECLARING SEPTEMBER 28 AS CONFUCIUS DAY IN HAWAI‘I April 3, 2007
HCR 245/ HR 196 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO STUDENTS FROM PACIFIC ISLAND JURISDICTIONS THAT HAVE HISTORICAL TIES TO THE UNITED STATES BUT DO NOT HAVE PUBLIC HIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS THAT GRANT BACCALAUREATE DEGREES March 27, 2007
HCR 295 REQUESTING THE HAWAI‘I STATE LEGISLATURE TO CONVENE A HAWAI‘I BROADBAND TASK FORCE TO EXPAND BROADBAND ACCESS AND USAGE IN HAWAI‘I April 2, 2007
HCR 315/ HR 250 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION March 28, 2007
HCR 315/ HR 250 April 5, 2007
HCR 316/ HR 251 URGING THE WESTERN ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES (WASC) TO INCREASE HAWAI‘I'S MEMBERSHIP AND VOTES ON WASC TO STRENGTHEN THE STATE'S INPUT ON THE ACCREDITATION AND APPROVAL OF SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES IN THE REGION March 28, 2007
HCR 327/ HR 264 REQUESTING THE CENTER FOR PACIFIC ISLAND STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF PACIFIC ISLANDERS IN HAWAI‘I March 27, 2007
HCR 327 HD1/ HR 264 HD1 REQUESTING THE CENTER FOR PACIFIC ISLAND STUDIES AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT MANOA TO ESTABLISH A TASK FORCE TO IDENTIFY AND ADDRESS THE NEEDS OF PACIFIC ISLANDERS IN HAWAI‘I AND REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I BOARD OF REGENTS TO CHARGE RESIDENT TUITION TO PACIFIC ISLANDER STUDENTS April 12, 2007
HCR 332 REQUESTING THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I TO CHARGE RESIDENT TUITION TO PACIFIC ISLAND STUDENTS March 27, 2007