The State Climate Commission meeting schedule is posted on calendar.ehawaii.gov. Scroll down to find minutes and agendas of past meetings. 

COMMISSION DOCUMENTS

Annual Report 2020

Read our newly released Annual Report as it highlights our intentions to support resilience in vulnerable communities, important policy tools that are in the works, the commission’s engagement with local, national, and international governments and much more!

Commission’s Report to the 31st Legislature, State of Hawai’i. 2021 Regular Session Statement on Adaptation to Impacts of Sea Level Rise
Statement on Ground Transportation Emissions ReductionTestimonies for 2020 Legislative Session

MEET THE COMMISSION

COMMISSION CO-CHAIRS

SUZANNE CASE, CHAIRPERSON

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES

MARY ALICE EVANS, DIRECTOR

OFFICE OF PLANNING

COMMISSION MEMBERS

MIKE MCCARTNEY, DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, & TOURISM

RICHARD FRIED, CHAIRPERSON

BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE HAWAIʻI TOURISM INDUSTRY

PHYLLIS SHIMABUKURO-GEISER, CHAIRPERSON

BOARD OF AGRICULTURE

SYLVIA HUSSEY, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS

WILLIAM J. AILĀ, JR., CHAIRPERSON

HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION

JADE BUTAY, DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

ELIZABETH CHAR, DIRECTOR

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

CATHERINE PAYNE, CHAIRPERSON

BOARD OF EDUCATION

DEAN UCHIDA, DIRECTOR

CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING

MICHELE CHOUTEAU MCLEAN, DIRECTOR

COUNTY OF MAUI, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

ZENDO KERN, DIRECTOR

COUNTY OF HAWAIʻI, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

KAʻĀINA S. HULL, DIRECTOR

COUNTY OF KAUAʻI, DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING

MIKE GABBARD, CHAIR

SENATE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENT

LORRAINE R. INOUYE, CHAIR

SENATE COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

NICOLE E. LOWEN, CHAIR

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION

DAVID A. TARNAS, CHAIR

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

MAJOR GENERAL KENNETH S. HARA

THE ADJUTANT GENERAL

JUSTINE NIHIPALI, MANAGER

COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

COMMISSION STAFF

ANUKRITI HITTLE, COORDINATOR

STATE CLIMATE COMMISSION

MEETINGS

2021 Commission Meeting Schedule

DATE TIME LOCATION
Wednesday, April 7 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM TBA
Wednesday, August 4 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM TBA
Wednesday, November 3 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM TBA

2021 Climate Conference: TBA

PAST MEETING AGENDAS

DateMeeting MaterialsSupplemental Materials
10/28/20Agenda
Recording
October 28, 2020 Draft Minutes
Item 2. May 13, 2020 Draft Minutes
Support for Items 3.I.a and 3.I.b
Final Statement for Item 3.I.a
Final Statement for Item 3.I.b
Final Statement for Item 3.II
Item 3 I a Guidance for Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning in HI
Item 3 I b Guidance for Using the Sea Level Rise Exposure Area in Local Planning and Permitting Decisions
Speaker Presentation: Adaptation Planning, Cole Roberts, ARUP Consulting
Speaker Presentation: Guidance for Addressing Sea Level Rise in Community Planning in Hawaii, Dr. Brad Romine and Dr. Shellie Habel
Speaker Presentation: Guidance for Using the Sea Level Rise Exposure Area in Local Planning
Speaker Presentation: Sustainable Transportation Coalition of Hawai’i, Lauren Reichelt, LEED Green Associate
Speaker Presentation: Electrical Vehicle Fossil Fuel Use and Emissions in Hawai’i, Katherine McKenzie, Hawai’i Natural Energy Institute
Speaker Presentation: The Under 2Coalition and Carbon Disclosure Project, Scott Glenn, Chief Energy Officer
Speaker Presentation: Hawai’i Transportation System GHG Reducation, Pradip Pant, Hawai’i Department of Transportation
Speaker Presentation: Carbon Tax Analysis for Hawai’i, Makena Coffman, UHERO
5/13/2020Agenda
Recording
May 13, 2020 Minutes
Item 3. Briefing Document
Item 4. November 6, 2019 Draft Minutes
January 13, 2020 Draft Minutes
Public Testimony
Speaker Presentation: Climate Change and Post-COVID Economy, Beth Giesting, Hawaii Budget and Policy Center
Speaker Presentation: A Green New Deal For City and Suburban Transportation, Beth Osborne, Transportation for America
Speaker Presentation: Building Bridges, Not Walking on Backs: A Feminist Recovery Plan for COVID-19, Kealoha Fox, Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women
1/13/2020January 13, 2020 MinutesAll Meeting Materials Are Available at the 2020 Conference Website
11/6/2019Agenda
Recording
November 6, 2019 Minutes
September 4, 2019 Draft Minutes
Draft statement on Climate Equity
HECO Electrification of Transportation for Public Fleets
DOFAW Carbon Sequestration Natural & Working Lands
9/4/2019Agenda
Recording
September 4, 2019 Minutes
Item 2: July 17, 2019 Draft Minutes
Item 4 Proposed statement on Climate Change Legislation
Item 5a EV presentation Lauren Reichelt
Item 5c Proposed statement on Fleet Transition
Item 6b Matt Gonser C+C update
Item 7 Report of PIG onClimate Equity FINAL
Testimony from Bikeshare Hawaii
7/17/2019Agenda
Recording
July 17, 2019 Minutes
Item 2: April 24, 2019 Draft Minutes
Item 4a: Presentation – Hawaii Climate Commission Disaster Recovery Preparedness
Item 4a: Report – HI Disaster Recovery Preparedness Guidance
Item 4b: Draft statement on disaster recovery
Item 5: Report of PIG on Climate Legislation for 2020
Item 6: Report of PIG on Public Fleets
4/24/2019Agenda
Recording
April 24, 2019 Minutes
November 27, 2018 Minutes
January 14, 2019 Minutes
Green House Gas Inventory Report – DOH
Hawai`i 3.2 Climate Adaptation Program – OCCL
Managed Retreat Report – CZM
Maui County Update
Kaua`i County Update
A Just Transition- Climate Justice in Hawaii
DOT Presentation
Hawai`i County Update
City & County of Honolulu Update
1/14/2019See Conference Website for all meeting materialsDraft Minutes
11/27/2018AgendaDraft Minutes
DRP Guidance Draft – Executive Summary Presentation
Aviation Emissions Presentation
Aina Summit Report Presentation
NBS Legislation Presentation
Mandatory Disclosure Legislation Presentation
9/4/2018Agenda
September 4, 2018 Minutes
Statement on Ground Transportation Emissions Reductions for Climate Commission Consideration
Supporting Materials for Climate Commission’s Statement on Ground Transportation Emissions Reductions
Proposed Updates to Disclaimers in the Hawai`i Sea Level Report and Hawai`i Sea Level Rise Viewer
Findings of the Permitted Interaction Group on Ground Transportation
Guidance Regarding Climate Change Adaptation Actions
5/22/20185/22/18 Minutes

See ehawaii.gov/calendar


2/27/2018Agenda
Minutes
Legislative Update. Video.
The Carbon Budget, Blue Planet Foundation presentation. Video.
Discussion. Video.
Various Presentations. Video.
Transportation Discussion. Video.
Adaptation and Implementation of SLR Recommendations. Video.
12/21/17Agenda
Minutes
Video Part 1
Video Part 2
10/11/17Agenda
Minutes
Video Part 1
Video Part 2
Video Part 3