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ACT 128, HB257 HD2 SD1 CD1,

Posted on Jul 1, 2019 in 2019 Acts

RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS. Authorizes the use of private lands for the Ohana Zones Pilot Program. Provides additional time for the implementation of the Ohana Zones Pilot Program to June 30, 2023. Extends the Emergency Department Homelessness Assessment Pilot Program and the Medical Respite Pilot Program to June 30, 2020. Appropriates funds. (HB257 CD1)

RELATING TO HEALTH. Appropriates funds to the Executive Office on Aging to fund the existing position of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia Services Coordinator. Exempts the position from civil service and collective bargaining. (SB366 HD2)

RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM. Requires the Executive Office on Aging (EOA) to develop and implement a plan to maximize the number of Kupuna Caregivers Program (Program) participants and submit a copy of the Program plan to the 2020 Legislature. Authorizes EOA to adopt administrative rules to implement and administer the Program. Changes the ...
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ACT 125, HB471 HD1 SD1 CD1,

Posted on Jul 1, 2019 in 2019 Acts

RELATING TO AGING. Establishes quorum requirements for the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs. (HB471 CD1)

RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM. Appropriates funds for the healthy aging partnership program to further the program’s role in improving the health and well-being of Hawaii’s kupuna. (SD2)

RELATING TO AGING. Makes an appropriation to the department of health to provide funding for the kupuna care program. (SD2)

HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, July 1, 2019 at 11:45 a.m. During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal (Steady ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Monthly Siren and Emergency Alert System Test – JULY 1, 2019