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Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority to develop a brand management plan, which includes promoting tourism in the State with destination marketing and other organizations. Allows the Hawaii Tourism Authority to withhold sensitive information from public disclosure if it may be harmful to business interests or necessary to protect Hawaii’s competitive advantage as a visitor destination. Requires the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s annual report to include expenditures with descriptions and evaluations of programs funded, and recommendations. Makes various clarifying and housekeeping amendments throughout chapter 201B, HRS.
Requires the transfer to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs of ceded land proceeds from Mauna Kea be based on the calculation of the fair market value of the use of the land rather than on the actual amounts collected to satisfy the requirements of Act 178, Session Laws of Hawaii 2006. Effective July 1, 2525. (HB1689 HD2)
Requires lessors of rental motor vehicles to include an option to the lessee in the motor vehicle agreement to contribute a sum to the department of land and natural resources for the preservation and protection of the environment beginning July 1, 2015. Repeals July 1, 2018. (SD1)
Converts the Department of Human Resources Development to a division in the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations. Transfers the Commission on Salaries, Deferred Compensation Plan Board of Trustees, and Employee Claims Division to the Department of Accounting and General Services. (HB2460 HD1)
Provides an income tax credit to employers who allow their employees to telecommute. Prevents counties from limiting the practice of telecommuting unless the business activity generates excessive noise, dust, debris, or traffic in the area where the employee is engaged in telecommuting.
Authorizes counties to enact and enforce ordinances providing for forfeiture of motor vehicles used in offenses involving operation of a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant.