The House finance committee will hear two bills relating to directives for the University of Hawaii to pursue food sustainability research and to make itself more sustainable with regard to renewable energy consumption.
HB 1279, HD1: Appropriates funds for the University of Hawaii, West Oahu, to expand its existing programs and develop new means to increase food security and self-sufficiency in the State. Submit testimony.
HB 794, HD1: Establishes the University of Hawaii Green Special Fund to fund energy conservation measures to reduce the University's energy consumption and costs. Requires UH to submit an annual report to the Legislature. Submit testimony.