2016 Legislative Review

‘Aina Bills Regarding Position Status
SB3029/HB1932 Hawaiian Homelands Funding Support PASSED
HB1655 Increase OHA Public Land Trust Payments Support DIED
HB2046 Transfer of State Land to the Department of Defense Oppose DIED
HB2407/SB2936 Allows the DOT to negotiate the disposition of public lands Oppose PASSD
HB2408 Allows the Director of the DOT to approve  revocable permits for public lands Oppose PASSED
HB2698 Allows the issuance of Bonds to build  homes on Hawaiian Home Lands Support PASSED
HB2200 HD2 Transfer Public funds to the Kahoolawe Rehabilitation Trust Fund Oppose DIED
Military Bills
HB2197 Providing funds for Capital Improvement for Pohakuloa Military Installation Oppose DIED
Prison Bills
HB2773 Allows inmates to vote via absentee ballot Support PASSED
Water Bills
HB2501 HD1 Allows holdover permit for applicants seeking to renew Oppose PASSED
HB2604 Conveying private lands to the State in Kaka’ako Oppose PASSED

KPAC submitted 18 written testimonies on 13 Bills 70% of the Bills were regarding the disposition of Hawaiian lands and their revenue.

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  • Printed and distributed 7,000 Koho Pono Legislative Report Card Brochures
  • Raised and spent $1,350 for printing
  • See Koho Pono page


  •  PAPAKŌLEA: June 25, 2016
  •  WAIMĀNALO: July 2, 2016 & July 16, 2016
  •  KAPOLEI: September 17, 2016, September 25, 2016


  • ‘Aha Aloha ‘Aina Waimanalo July 12, 2016
  • No Vote, No Grumble July 30, 2016
  • Homestead Leaders Conference August 6-8, 2016
  • Waianae Candidate Forum October 8, 2016
  • Keaukaha Homestead
  • Molokai Homestead
  • Panaewa Homestead
  • Wai’anae Valley Homestead
  • Ka’a’awa Community