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Testimony & Letters

Grassroot Testimony: HB 2085 (Relating to Energy)

To: Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair Senator Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2085 — RELATING TO ENERGY Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2840 (Reporting Deaths to State Agencies)

To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark Nakashima, Chair Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2840 — RELATING TO REPORTING DEATHS TO STATE AGENCIES Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: House Committee on Finance Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 1559 (Relating to Property Forfeiture)

To: House Committee on Judiciary Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 1559 — RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2599 (Relating to Taxation)

To: Senate Committee on Education Sen. Michelle Kidani, Chair Sen. Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2599 — RELATING TO TAXATION Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on SB

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2478 (Relating to Long-Term Care)

To: Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection & Health Sen. Rosalyn Baker, Chair Sen. Michelle Kidani, Vice Chair Senate Committee on Human Services Sen. Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair Sen. Gil Riviere, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2478 — RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE Comments

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 3022 (Relating to Ferries)

To: Senate Committee on Water, Land & Agriculture Sen. Mike Gabbard, Chair Sen. Clarence Nishihara, Vice Chair Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Sen. Lorraine Inouye, Chair Sen. Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 3022 — RELATING TO FERRIES Comments Only

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 3012 (Relating to Corporate Income Tax)

Oral Testimony from Dr. Akina (see written comments below): Q&A session with Dr. Akina   To: Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 3012 — RELATING TO CORPORATE INCOME TAX Comments

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2085 (Relating to Energy)

To: Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Senator Lorraine R. Inouye, Chair Senator Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2085 — RELATING TO ENERGY Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2840 (Reporting Deaths to State Agencies)

To: House Committee on Labor & Public Employment Rep. Mark Nakashima, Chair Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2840 — RELATING TO REPORTING DEATHS TO STATE AGENCIES Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 2229 (Relating to Sports)

To: House Committee on Finance Rep. Sylvia Luke, Chair Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 2229 — RELATING TO SPORTS Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on

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Grassroot Testimony: HB 1559 (Relating to Property Forfeiture)

To: House Committee on Judiciary Rep. Karl Rhoads, Chair Rep. Joy A. San Buenaventura, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: HB 1559 — RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2599 (Relating to Taxation)

To: Senate Committee on Education Sen. Michelle Kidani, Chair Sen. Breene Harimoto, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2599 — RELATING TO TAXATION Comments Only Dear Chair and Committee Members: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii would like to offer its comments on SB

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 2478 (Relating to Long-Term Care)

To: Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection & Health Sen. Rosalyn Baker, Chair Sen. Michelle Kidani, Vice Chair Senate Committee on Human Services Sen. Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair Sen. Gil Riviere, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 2478 — RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE Comments

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 3022 (Relating to Ferries)

To: Senate Committee on Water, Land & Agriculture Sen. Mike Gabbard, Chair Sen. Clarence Nishihara, Vice Chair Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Sen. Lorraine Inouye, Chair Sen. Mike Gabbard, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 3022 — RELATING TO FERRIES Comments Only

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Grassroot Testimony: SB 3012 (Relating to Corporate Income Tax)

Oral Testimony from Dr. Akina (see written comments below): Q&A session with Dr. Akina   To: Committee on Economic Development, Environment & Technology Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair Sen. Sam Slom, Vice Chair From: Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina, Ph.D. RE: SB 3012 — RELATING TO CORPORATE INCOME TAX Comments

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