Hawaii Senator Malama Solomon’s Introduced Bills

The following is a list of bills introduced by State Senator Malama Solomon this year:

 

SB1 RELATING TO STATE RECOGNITION OF THE NATIVE HAWAIIAN PEOPLE, THEIR LANDS, ENTITLEMENTS, HEALTH, EDUCATION, WELFARE, HERITAGE, AND CULTURE.
SB2 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC LAND.
SB3 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.
SB99 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB108 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
SB114 RELATING TO PERMIT PROCESSING.
SB115 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB116 RELATING TO CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
SB117 RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
SB118 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB119 RELATING TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS.
SB120 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
SB144 MAKING A GRANT-IN-AID APPROPRIATION TO THE COUNTIES TO FINANCE DROUGHT MITIGATION PROJECTS AND MEASURES.
SB603 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB627 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC LANDS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB628 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB629 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB630 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB631 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB668 RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.
SB692 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE WAIAHOLE IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
SB817 RELATING TO KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.
SB920 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1211 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER WEST HAWAII CAMPUS.
SB1212 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1213 RELATING TO PERMITTING.
SB1458 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1460 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB1462 RELATING TO PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATIONS.
SB1477 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1528 RELATING TO SHIPBOARD GAMING.
SB1529 RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
SB1530 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB1531 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FIRST SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB1532 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SCR4 DECLARING THE MONTH OF MAY AS LUPUS AWARENESS MONTH IN HAWAII.

Hawaii Senator Gil Kahele’s Introduced Bills

The following is a list of bills introduced by Hawaii State Senator Gil Kahele this year:

 

SB8 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB99 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB108 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
SB114 RELATING TO PERMIT PROCESSING.
SB115 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB117 RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
SB118 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB145 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
SB261 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.
SB281 RELATING TO ANIMAL INDUSTRY.
SB282 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SECOND SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB283 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
SB284 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
SB285 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB286 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB287 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB628 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB630 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
SB692 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE WAIAHOLE IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
SB821 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1142 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1146 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
SB1151 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB1152 RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB1153 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
SB1154 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB1211 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CENTER WEST HAWAII CAMPUS.
SB1215 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB1339 RELATING TO DROUGHT MITIGATION.
SB1342 RELATING TO PARKING FOR THE DISABLED.
SB1343 RELATING TO ELECTRICITY RATES.
SB1458 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1460 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB1473 RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB1474 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR INVESTIGATION AND MITIGATION OF DAMAGE DONE BY THE COFFEE BERRY BORER.
SB1475 RELATING TO ATHLETIC CONTEST OFFICIALS.
SB1476 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST BIOENERGY HAWAII, LLC.
SB1477 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1520 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SCR14 DISAPPROVING THE RESET ASIDE OF THE FORMER KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY LANDS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AS AN EXTENSION OF PU‘U MAKA‘ALA NATURAL AREA RESERVE AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR A YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.

Hawaii State Senator Josh Green’s Introduced Bills

The following is a list of bills introduced by Hawaii State Senator Josh Green this year:

 

SB8 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB21 RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.
SB22 RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH CORPS.
SB26 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE FEES.
SB36 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB37 RELATING TO NURSES.
SB39 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
SB40 RELATING TO PSEUDOEPHEDRINE.
SB41 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PREPAID HEALTH CARE ACT.
SB55 RELATING TO BILL OF RIGHTS FOR VICTIMS.
SB54 RELATING TO STATUTES OF LIMITATIONS.
SB83 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
SB85 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB87 RELATING TO BULLYING.
SB90 RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE.
SB95 RELATING TO HOMELESS PERSONS.
SB98 RELATING TO WATER CARRIERS.
SB99 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB100 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB121 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB125 RELATING TO PERSONS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
SB126 RELATING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
SB127 MAKING A GRANT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE DEAF CENTER.
SB128 RELATING TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB132 RELATING TO LEAF BLOWERS.
SB133 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB150 RELATING TO BUILDING DESIGN FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
SB151 RELATING TO AQUARIUM FISH.
SB152 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
SB153 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB154 RELATING TO BROKER PRICE OPINIONS.
SB155 RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
SB156 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR CERVICAL AND BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SB184 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB186 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB188 RELATING TO FOSSIL FUELS.
SB215 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB233 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
SB284 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
SB285 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB286 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB591 RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGEMENT COMPANIES.
SB592 RELATING TO MEDICAL TORTS.
SB593 RELATING TO FUNDING FOR PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
SB594 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB595 RELATING TO PHYSICIANS.
SB596 RELATING TO HAWAII HEALTH CORPS.
SB619 RELATING TO PRIOR AUTHORIZATIONS.
SB597 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB598 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADEQUATE NEONATAL RESUSCITATION TRAINING PROGRAMS.
SB599 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRD SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB621 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB622 RELATING TO WHISTLEBLOWERS’ PROTECTION.
SB623 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.
SB642 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE NOISE.
SB643 RELATING TO EXCESSIVE SPEEDING.
SB625 RELATING TO GUBERNATORIAL TRANSITION.
SB605 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB649 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB651 RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES.
SB652 RELATING TO MORTGAGE FORECLOSURES.
SB655 RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB668 RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.
SB669 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 4, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION, TO RESTRICT VOTING ELIGIBILITY IN PRIMARY AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS TO PARTISAN AND NONPARTISAN DECLARANTS.
SB670 RELATING TO CONFLICTS OF INTERESTS.
SB728 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRIVACY.
SB729 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB730 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB731 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
SB785 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB786 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB787 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB789 RELATING TO HOME HEALTH AGENCIES.
SB790 RELATING TO EMERGENCY ON-CALL PHYSICIANS.
SB791 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB794 RELATING TO MEDICAID.
SB795 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE LICENSING OF HOME CARE AGENCIES.
SB796 RELATING TO INFORMATION.
SB797 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
SB798 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB799 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB800 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB817 RELATING TO KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.
SB818 RELATING TO EMINENT DOMAIN.
SB819 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB820 RELATING TO THE EMERGENCY ENVIRONMENTAL WORKFORCE.
SB821 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB842 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY BLIGHT.
SB852 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB862 RELATING TO WATER SUPPLY.
SB915 RELATING TO TOXIC PRODUCTS.
SB919 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB922 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB929 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB931 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
SB947 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE HOMELESS PROGRAMS OFFICE.
SB948 RELATING TO HEALTH COVERAGE FOR BRAIN INJURIES.
SB949 RELATING TO VOTE DISPOSITION.
SB951 RELATING TO UNIVERSAL CHILDREN’S SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.
SB952 RELATING TO THE BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FUND.
SB953 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB954 RELATING TO FOSTER CHILDREN.
SB955 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB957 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB958 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB962 RELATING TO CHANGING REFERENCES IN THE HAWAII REVISED STATUTES FROM “MENTAL RETARDATION” TO “INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY”.
SB965 RELATING TO CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES.
SB967 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
SB1136 RELATING TO PAROLE.
SB1137 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1138 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB1139 RELATING TO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS.
SB1140 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB1141 RELATING TO DELIVERY OF GOVERNMENT SERVICES.
SB1347 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB1348 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE.
SB1360 RELATING TO COMMUNITY CARE FOSTER FAMILY HOMES.
SB1373 RELATING TO SCHOOL SPORTS CONCUSSIONS.
SB1374 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1397 RELATING TO GEOTHERMAL ENERGY.
SB1398 RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH.
SB1399 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
SB1400 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB1401 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
SB1416 RELATING TO HIGHWAY SAFETY.
SB1448 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
SB1449 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB1452 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB1453 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS.
SB1455 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
SB1458 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1460 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB1462 RELATING TO PUBLIC BENEFIT CORPORATIONS.
SB1467 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF AGING.
SB1468 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1506 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1507 RELATING TO ACUPUNCTURE.
SB1508 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES AND HEALTH.
SB1509 RELATING TO FORENSIC MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATION REPORTS.
SB1510 RELATING TO ADOPTION RECORDS.
SR6 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING STRANDED ENERGY FROM EXISTING WIND ENERGY GENERATION PLANTS IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
SR7 REQUESTING THE ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO CLARIFY FOR PURPOSES OF THE NOISE POLLUTION LAW THE NUMBER OF PET DOGS THAT MAY BE KEPT.
SCR13 ENCOURAGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT FEDERAL LEGISLATION TO MODERNIZE THE TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT OF 1976 TO STRENGTHEN CHEMICALS MANAGEMENT THROUGH POLICY REFORMS.
SCR14 DISAPPROVING THE RESET ASIDE OF THE FORMER KULANI CORRECTIONAL FACILITY LANDS FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES AS AN EXTENSION OF PU‘U MAKA‘ALA NATURAL AREA RESERVE AND TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FOR A YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.
SCR17 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF USING STRANDED ENERGY FROM EXISTING WIND ENERGY GENERATION PLANTS IN THE COUNTY OF HAWAII.
SCR18 REQUESTING THE ADOPTION OF ADMINISTRATIVE RULES TO CLARIFY FOR PURPOSES OF THE NOISE POLLUTION LAW THE NUMBER OF PET DOGS THAT MAY BE KEPT.

Grammy and Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Jeff Peterson to Perform on the Big Island Saturday February 5th

Media Release:

Born on the Island of Maui, multiple Grammy Award and Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Jeff Peterson grew up on the slopes of Haleakala where he was introduced to the rich heritage of Hawaiian music by his father, a paniolo or Hawaiian cowboy, at the Haleakala Ranch. As a performer, Jeff has had the honor to work with a wide range of artists and groups including Eric Clapton, James Galway, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Aaron Neville, Boz Scaggs, the Honolulu Symphony, Hawaii Opera Theatre, Amy Hanaiali’i Gilliom, The Matt Catingub Orchestra of Hawaii, jazz bassist Rufus Reid, shakuhachi master Riley Lee, the acclaimed string quartet Ethel, and with many other artists in the fields of Hawaiian, classical, and jazz music. He has four recordings with Riley Lee: “Maui Morning”, “Bamboo Slack Key”, “Haiku”, and “Haleakala”. Volcano Art Center will be presenting Jeff Peterson on Saturday February 5, 2011 at 7:00 pm at the Kilauea Military Camp Theater in Volcanoes National Park.

Jeff Peterson at the 2010 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

He also released five solo guitar recording featuring his slack key artistry, “Maui On My Mind”, “Kahealani”, “Slack Key Jazz”, “The Artistry of Jeff Peterson”, and “Pure Slack Key”. Wayne Harada from the Honolulu Advertiser reacted to hearing the CDs by writing: “Add the Peterson name to the top 10 list of slack key giants”, “His manner is impeccable, his style exquisite: the CD is perfection”, “Brilliant . . . Peterson raises the bar a few notches in both slack key and jazz with this bright and exceptional release”. He is also featured as a performer and arranger on the 2008 and 2009 Grammy Nominated recordings “Aumakua” and “Friends and Family of Hawaii” by Amy Hanaiali’i.

Jeff Peterson and Kuhao Zane after winning their 2010 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

He recently had the honor of performing for former President Bill Clinton and Senator Hillary Clinton on the island of Kauai on two separate occasions. He achieved a milestone in Hawaiian music at the 47th Annual Grammy Awards on February 13th, 2005, when a recording featuring Jeff and other island artists, “Slack Key Guitar, Volume 2”, won the first ever Grammy Award for best Hawaiian recording. He is also featured on the recording that won the 2010 Grammy Award in the Hawaiian music category. His latest solo CD, “Maui On My Mind” won the 2010 Hoku Award for Best Slack Key Album and was just nominated for a Grammy Award.

Tickets are $40.00 for the first 7 rows and $25.00 for the remainder of the Theater but all seats in the house are reserved. $10.00 for students with student ID. 10% off for Members of Volcano Art Center and Seniors. 50% off for all members of the United States Military. Please call David Wallerstein at 808-967-8222 for tickets or visit the Volcano Art Center Niulani Campus or the VAC Art Gallery. Visit www.volcanoartcenter.org for information and to purchase tickets online. Tickets are also available the evening of the performance 1 hour before scheduled concert time at theater Box Office. The Volcano Art Center is thankful to all the Members of the VAC for making this concert possible.

Looking for a Snake on the Big Island

Anyone have a snake I could use for my plumbing?

Or does any know of any good plumbers that work at a reasonable rate for something that should be fairly easy to do?