JOINT INFO BRIEFING ON HTA AUDIT
WHO: Sen. Glenn Wakai, Chair, Committee on Economic Development, Tourism, and Technology
Rep. Richard Onishi, Chair, Committee on Tourism
WHAT: Informational Briefing on the audit of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority
WHERE: Conference Room 309
WHEN: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Senator Glenn Wakai (S Dist. 15 - Kalihi, Mapunapuna, Airport, Salt Lake, Aliamanu, Foster Village, Hickam, Pearl Harbor), Chair of the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Tourism, and Technology and Representative Richard Onishi (H Dist. 3 - Hilo, Keaau, Kurtistown, Volcano), Chair of the House Committee on Tourism, are holding a joint Informational Briefing today at 2 p.m. inConference Room 309 to review the audit of the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA). The audit was requested by the Legislature during the 2017 Legislative Session. The state Office of the Auditor released their report on February 22, 2018.
To view the informational briefing notice: https://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2018/hearingnotices/HEARING_ETT-TOU_02-28-18_INFO_.HTM
For further information or if you require auxiliary aids or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e. ASL or foreign language interpreter, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Office of Sen. Wakai at 586-8585 to make arrangements.
**The purview of the Senate Committee on Economic Development, Tourism and Technology includes those programs relating to economic development, including but not limited to authorities and corporations administratively attached to the Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism unless the authority or corporation is within the purview of another Committee pursuant to this Rule, other emerging industries development, financial and technical assistance to business, film and digital media production, astronomy, biochemistry, biomedicine, biotechnology, other scientific research and development activities, recreation, including commercial ocean recreation activities, sports and athletics, and the Aloha Stadium; and those programs relating to tourism, including but not limited to the Hawai‘i Convention Center, Hawai‘i Visitors and Convention Bureau, and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority; and development of technology, including but not limited to the use of information storage, transmissions, processing, and telecommunications.