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Thursday, December 11, 2014
House Briefing to Look at UH Budget Request
By News Release @ 3:43 AM :: 4309 Views :: Higher Education



  • Rep. Isaac W. Choy, Chair
  • Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair
  • Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino
  • Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say
  • Rep. Kaniela Ing
  • Rep. Roy M. Takumi
  • Rep. Ken Ito
  • Rep. Clift Tsuji
  • Rep. Sam Kong
  • Note:  Pending Assignment of  Minority Member(s)
  • Rep. Matthew LoPresti
  • Rep. Takashi Ohno


  • DATE: Thursday, December 18, 2014
  • TIME: 8:30 a.m. until completion
  • PLACE: Conference Room 309 State Capitol 415 South Beretania Street

A M E N D E D  A G E N D A

The purpose of this informational briefing is to discuss the University of Hawaii Budget Request for Fiscal Biennium 2015-17 and to follow up on legislative items and priorities from past briefings in a transparent and open meeting. This will be an opportunity for the new members of the committee to learn about the UH System and campuses, as well as to discuss future legislation.

Each division of the University is invited to present their priorities and plans.

Discussion will include but not limited to:

MORNING:  8:30 A.M.

I.       Board of Regents

          A.     Update on role, responsibilities and activities over the past year

II.      University of Hawaii System Introduction

          A.     Fiscal Biennium 2015-17 Budget Overview

III.    University of Hawaii at Hilo

          A.     Fiscal Biennium 2015-17 Budget Overview – Operating and CIPs

          B.     Update on Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy

          C.     New Program Plans

          D.     Other Items

IV.    University of Hawaii – Community Colleges

          A.    Fiscal Biennium 2015–17 Budget Overview

          B.    Outcome-Based Funding

          C.    Energy Performance Contracts 

          D.    Progress Report on Palamanui

          E.    Other Items

V.      University of Hawaii at West Oahu

          A.    Fiscal Biennium 2015–17 Budget Overview

          B.    Plan for Land Use

          C.    Status of Administration Building

          D.    EB-5 Loan

          E.    Other items

BREAK 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.


VI.       University of Hawaii at Mānoa

             A.    Fiscal Biennium 2015–17 Budget Overview

             B.    Cancer Center

             C.    Title IX Audit status

             D.    Athletics Department

             E.    Update on Repairs and Maintenance

             F.    Professional Program Fees Charged in Excess of Tuition

             G.    Campus Budget Model

             H.    Other Items

VII.      University of Hawaii Systemwide Programs

             A.    Fiscal Biennium 2015–17 Budget Overview

             B.    Office of Capital Improvements (OCI)

.            C.    Tuition Allocations

             D.    Approaches to Financial Sustainability           

             E.     Update on Collective Bargaining

             F.     UH Professional Assembly Contract

             G.    Employment Contracts

             H.    Update on the Office of the Internal Auditor

             I.      Other Items

VIII.     Constituent Perspectives

             A.     Mānoa Faculty Senate

             B.     Mānoa Associated Students of the University of Hawaii (ASUH)

             C.     Mānoa Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

             D.     Others by Invitation


For UH Divisions, written testimony is strongly recommended to allow committee members time to review the information to be presented.  Drop off at Vice-Chair Ichiyama's office 327 by: DECEMBER 12, 2014, 5:00 P.M.  If you are bringing materials the day of the informational briefing, please bring 20 copies.

PLEASE NOTE:  The times allotted are subject to change depending upon the length of discussions.  We recommend that UH divisions scheduled for the AM be there at 8:30 a.m. and the UH divisions scheduled for the PM be there at 12:30 p.m.

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the informational briefing (i.e., sign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), or for further information, please contact the Committee Clerk at (808) 586-8475 to make a request for arrangements at least 24 hours prior to the briefing.  Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

This Informational Briefing will be broadcast live on Oahu, Channel 49. Visit for broadcast listing.  For neighbor islands, check your local broadcast stations.

UH Divisions, please SIGN-IN at the House Higher Education staff table.


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