WOW 2011 Scholarship Application

2009 and 2010 Winners

WOW Scholarship Application
WOW Scholarship Eligibility

BILL LIST (MARCH 2011 UPDATE)

EDUCATION

Capital Improvement Project (CIP) requests for insertion into the Budget (HB200):

. construct E Ala voyaging canoe ocean education center in Wai’anae

. power upgrade for Nanakuli High & Intermediate

. Searider Productions multimedia pool renovation at Wai`anae HS

HEALTH

SB 597 authorize limited prescriptive authority for psychologists at federally qualified

community health centers

SB 935 (“Rainy Day” Fund) appropriates $$ for health & human servives programs—

incl. $332,000 for Wai’anae Comprehensive Community Health Ctr emergency room

SCR 13 encourage Congress to enact legislation to modernize the Toxic Substances

Control Act of 1976 to strengthen chemicals management through policy reforms

SB 127 appropriation to establish and operate comprehensive deaf center

FLOODS & NATURAL DISASTERS

Act 076 (2009) allows Civil Defense to clear private streambeds at owner’s expense after owner fails to do so after notice

HB 505 and CIP Request appropriate funds for flood mitigation: Farrington Hwy between Maili & Nanakuli, and Lualualei Watershed (Puuhulu Stream and Paakea/Hakimo Road areas)

TRANSPORTATION

Contraflow Lane during morning and afternoon rush hour using continuous turn lane between Nanakuli & Haleakala Avenues (CIP Request)

SCR 39/SR17 study possible routes, including Kolekole Pass, for Mauka Hwy

CHILDREN & FAMILIES

SB 105 allow property owner to designate beneficiaries on death without probate or will

SB 217 eliminate statute of limitations for child sex abuse civil suits

HOUSING

Pet-Friendly Shelters – add kennels and dog parks to existing homeless shelters to accomodate pets and comfort animals for residents

HB 753HD1 develop temporary nighttime parking lots for safe overnight locations for

homeless people who would otherwise sleep in cars on public or private roads

ENVIRONMENT

SB 1059 prohibit certain businesses from distributing single-use plastic checkout bags

SB 1363 require 25-cent fee, with some exemptions, on non-reusable checkout bags

HB 998 require businesses to collect 5-cent for single-use checkout bag given customer

SCR56/SR30 requesting landfills to not accept municipal solid waste

HAWAIIAN

HB 397 Requires more specificity in all concurrent resolutions for the review of proposed exchanges, sales, or gifts of state land, including whether the land was classed as government or crown lands prior to August 15, 1895. Requires a copy of the concurrent resolution be submitted to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs at least three months prior to the appropriate legislative session.

SCR 29/SR 10 & HCR 63/HR 56 requesting support for delegates to Native Hawaiian Convention

SCR54/SR28 & HCR 293/HR 258 requesting removal of term “Treaty of Annexation” from President McKinley statue

SCR55/SR29 requesting redesignation of “Discoverer’s Day” to “Indigenous Peoples’ Day”

CRIME

SB 106 require multiple terms of imprisonment to run concurrently unless consecutive terms are mandated by law or court order

SB 1424 create an offense of confinement of a dog by tethering and establishes fines

SB 1533 protect peacocks under law on cruelty to animals

OCEAN & BEACH ISSUES

SB 1025 expands offense against law enforcement officer to include assaults against firefighters and water safety officers

COURT SYSTEM

SB 1488/HB 1140 authorize default ruling against party to arbitration who fails to pay arbitration fees or costs

SB 1489/HB 1138 provide that attorney’s liens shall attach to judgments, decrees, orders & settlements & awards pursuant to court order or arbitration proceeding

SB 1491/HB 1139 clarify circumstances under which district court may serve summons or other writ outside the state

BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

SB 101/HB1344 legalize traditional methods of pa’i ‘ai and poi preparation for commercial sale

SCR 38/SR16 urge Congress to propose amendment to US Constitution to provide that corporations are not persons under the laws of US or its jurisdictional subdivisions

SCR 159 urge DHHL to release pastoral and agricultural leases to its beneficiaries