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1980-1989

A brief summary of laws enacted by the State Legislature relating to aviation and airports in Hawaii.

A brief summary of laws enacted by the State Legislature relating to aviation and airports in Hawaii.

Act

Date Signed by Governor

Title

Purpose

 49 

25 April 1980

A Bill for an Act Relating to Airport Parking Control. (SB 2232-80)

Amends Chapter 261, HRS, by adding a new section on parking control at airports, including enforcement, fines, removal of vehicles.

81

21 May 1980

A Bill for an Act Relating to Lost and Found Money or Property at Airports. (SB (2002-80)

Amends Chapter 261, HRS, by adding a new section relating to lost property at the airport. All found property goes to airport lost and found and held for 45 days or until claimed (within 45 days).  After 45 days the finder may claim the property.  If not claimed, the airport may dispose of the property by public auction. Found property at the airport no longer has to be given to the police.

155

28 May 1950

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aeronautics. (HB 2195-80)

Amends Section 261-12 HRS relating to the director of transportation’s powers to adopt rules and regulations.

300

18 June 1980

A Bill for an Act Making Appropriations for Fiscal Biennium July 1, 1979 to June 30, 1981.  (HB 1912-80)

Appropriation for air transportation facilities & services for biennium FY 1979-1980 and 1980-1981.

Makes CIP appropriations for airports for biennium 1979-1981:

HNL, $10 million—Auto parking facilities.

HNL, $9.5 million—Construction of Diamond Head Extension to Main Terminal.

HNL, $1.5 million—Construct B747 hardstands and holding rooms, air cargo hardstands.

HNL, $6 million—Construct ramps and roadway connections to the H-1 freeway.

HNL, $13.5 million—New Interisland Terminal.

HNL, $860,000—airfield improvements.

HNL, $100,000—Alteration and improvements to Terminal Building.

HNL, $2.3 million—Lagoon Drive Relocation & Utility System Extension.

HNL, $1 million—Service court Development.

HNL, 140,000—Replacement heliport for the Ala Wai Helipad.

Dillingham Field, $3.6 million—Runway improvements, taxiways, holding pads, access roads, utilities, administration building, hangars, security fencing for general aviation.

Castle Memorial Hospital Helipad, $60,000—Planning, design and construction.

Kahuku Hospital Helipad, $75,000—Design and construction of helipad.

HNL, $200,000—Extension of Runway 4L.

General Lyman Field, $200,000—Construct runway safety areas.

General Lyman Field, $400,000—Construct T-hangars, aprons, lights and other improvements for general aviation.

General Lyman Field, $50,000—Construct security fencing.

General Lyman Field, $170,000—Construct additional parking stalls in parking lot.

Keahole Airport, $500,000—Construct airport maintenance building, new fire station, expand terminal facilities.

Keahole Airport, $3.1 million—Expand aircraft apron, landscaping.

Keahole Airport, $462,000—Construct T hangars.

Keahole Airport, $500,000—Develop facilities for air cargo.

Keahole Airport, $346,000—Expand and improve the aircraft apron.

Keahole Airport, $170,000—Develop additional area for cargo facilities.

Waimea-Kohala Airport, $30,000—Misc improvements to Runway 22.

Upolu Airport, $108,000—Provide potable water, electrical and sewer systems.

Kahului Airport, $9.6 million—Kahului Airport Expansion.

Kahului Airport, $1.8 million—Construct Taxiway & Extend Safety Area.

Kahului Airport, $3.125 million—Terminal roadway and parking alterations.

Kahului Airport, $3 million—Develop facilities for Air Cargo.

Kahului Airport, $700,000—Expand the air taxi terminal.

Molokai Airport, $3.95 million—Airfield improvements.

Molokai Airport, $1.6 million—Construct new air taxi facilities, modify existing terminal, parking & roadway facilities, provide air cargo handling lease areas and terminal building.

Molokai Airport, $100,000—Develop airport services lease lots.

Lanai Airport, $250,000—Grass and landscape the airfield and terminal areas.

Lihue Airport, $8.6 million—Plans, land acquisition and construction of a new runway and taxiway, apron, lighting.

Lihue Airport, $10 million—Design and construct new passenger terminal.

Kalaupapa Airport, $40,000—Construct new maintenance building and expand passenger terminal building.

Airport Planning Statewide, $1.325 million.

Various improvements to various statewide airports, $4.295 million.

Land Acquisition & Airfield Improvements at various airports, $5 million.

308

2 July 1980

A Bill for an Act Relating to Air Transportation. (SB 866)

Amends HRS by adding a new section to Section 261 relating to the promotion of safety and efficient use of facilities where air congestion occurs.  Allows director of transportation to adopt rules, regulations and standards which may include imposition of landing surcharges or differential landing fees, the assignment of particular runways for particular uses, the establishment of number of types of aircraft allowed to use each public airport, and similar measures to reduce peak air traffic usage at airports.

25

16 April 1981

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aeronautics. (HB 1885)

Chapter 261 HRS was amended to add a new section relating to custody and disposal of abandoned aircraft.

1

29 June 1981

A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 1 Special Session 1)

Appropriates CIP funds for airports:

HNL, $2.1 million—Auto parking facilities.

HNL, $28 million—Diamond Head Extension to Overseas Terminal.

HNL, $26 million—New Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $2.4 million—Lagoon Drive Relocation and Utility System Extension.

HNL, $1.3 million—Improvements to South Ramp.

HNL, $1.5 million—Service court development.

HNL, $450,000—Expansion and Alterations to Baseyard Facilities.

HNL, $5.5 million—Improvements to Overseas Terminal Facilities.

Oahu General Aviation Airport, $5 million—Support facilities and necessary improvements for joint use of Wheeler Field.

General Lyman Field, $660,000—Terminal Improvements.

Keahole Airport, $2.24 million—Terminal improvements.

Keahole Airport, $2 million—Airfield improvements.

Keahole Airport, $450,000—Construct T-hangars for General Aviation.

Keahole Airport, $500,000—Develop facilities for air cargo .

Kahului Airport, $18 million—Terminal expansion.

Lihue Airport, $13.65 million—New passenger terminal complex.

Airport Planning Statewide, $800,000.

Improvements for handicapped at various statewide airports, $1.475 million.

Airport Certification, Safety, Security & Compliance, Statewide, $825,000.

243

7 July 1981

A Bill for an Act Relating to Transportation (HB 1470)

Amends Chapter 261-7 HRS to protect the duty free marketplace and thereby the tourist industry by limiting the number of duty-free operations at HNL to two and requiring that the State actively supervise their operations as a substitute for the competitive discipline of a free market economy. The Act expires on June 30, 1982.

90

15 May 1982

A Bill for an Act Relating to Transportation. (SB 2261-82)

Amends Section 261-7 HRS to provide a means to displace unfettered business competition in the duty-free industry in Hawaii and to effectuate the state’s interests by limiting the number of in-bond operations to only one contractor, by providing that the department confer no right nor suffer nor allow any person to offer to sell, sell or deliver in-bond merchandise at HNL except as cargo, and by requiring that the State actively supervise the operations as a substitute for the competitive discipline of a free market economy.

141

18 May 1982

A Bill for an Act Relating to Public Contracts. (SB 2765-82)

Amends Section 102-11 HRS, by requiring the contract for the sale and delivery of in-bond merchandise at HNL shall require a bond in an amount not less than four months of the highest minimum annual rental guaranty required under the contract.

146

18 May 1982

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aeronautics. (HB 1642)

Amends Section 261-52 HRS by increasing the authorization for special facility revenue bonds to $50 million; and provides that no funds derived from these bonds be expended for land acquisition.

264

17 June 1982

A Bill for an Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Biennium July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1983.  (HB 2070-82)

Makes CIP appropriations as follows:

HNL, $21 million—Auto Parking Facilities.

HNL, $28 million—Diamond Head Extension to Overseas Terminal.

HNL, $1.4 million—Overseas Hard Stands and Gates.

HNL, $5 million—Access Roads.

HNL, $7.9 million—New Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $2.4 million—Lagoon Drive Relocation & Utility System Extension.

HNL, $3.3 million—Improvements to South Ramp.

HNL, $1.5 million—Service Court Development.

HNL, $450,000—Expansion & Alterations to Baseyard Facilities.

HNL, $5.5 million—Improvements to Overseas Terminal Facilities.

Dillingham Airfield, $5.5 million—Construct general aviation airport including runway, taxiway, aircraft parking areas, T-hangars, utilities, roads, signs, etc.

General Lyman Field, $600,000—Design & construct improvements to terminal emergency power system including duct lines & control to the airfield lights.

Keahole Airport, $2.24 million—Design & construct new concession area, airport administrative area, emergency generator and duct lines, access roadways, maintenance baseyard, etc.

Keahole Airport, $2 million—Expand aircraft apron, landscaping.

Keahole Airport, $450,000—Construct T0hangars, aircraft parking apron.

Keahole Airport, $500,000—Develop facilities for air cargo including utility systems, roadways, parking, terminal, etc.

Kahului Airport, $6.2 million—Passenger Terminal expansion.

Lihue Airport, $21.65 million—Design & construct new terminal complex.

Airport Planning Statewide, $800,000.

Land Acquisition & Airfield Improvements at Various Statewide Airports, $6 million.

Airport Certification, Safety & Security, & Compliance Statewide, $1.675 million.

301

14 June 1983

A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 1)

Appropriates CIP funds for FY 1983-84 and 1984-85:

HNL, $22.5 million—Diamond Head Extension to Overseas Terminal.

HNL, $14.83 million—HIA Access Roadways & Parking.

HNL, $28.66 million—Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $3.41 million—Airfield Improvements.

HNL, $6 million—South Ramp Improvements.

HNL, $21.66 million—Airport systems improvements.

HNL, $275,000—Improvements to Crash Fire Station.

HNL, $8.29 million—Terminal modifications.

HNL, $6.7 million—Service support facilities.

Keahole Airport, $2.8 million—Airport improvements.

Keahole Airport, $2.485 million—Airport improvements.

Kahului Airport, $19.2 million—Airport expansion.

Kahului Airport, $2.81 million—Service support facilities.

Molokai Airport, $815,000—Construct air taxi facilities.

Lihue Airport, $26 million—Construct airport facilities including buildings, roads, parking, utilities, aircraft aprons, taxiways, runways, cargo terminal, lease lots, hangars, etc.

Airport Planning Statewide, $450,000.

Land Acquisition Statewide, $6 million.

Airport Improvements Statewide, $4 million.

285

12 June 1984

A Bill for an Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Biennium July 1, 1983 to June 30, 1985.  (HB 1640-84)

Appropriates funds for airport facilities and services.

Appropriates CIP funds:

HNL, $22.5 million—Diamond Head Extension to Overseas Terminal.

HNL, $14.83 million—Construct access roads and parking.

HNL, $28.66 million—Construct Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $3.51 million—Airfield improvements.

HNL, $6 million—South Ramp improvements.

HNL, $21.66 million—Airport systems improvements.

HNL, $275,000—Improvements to Crash Fire Station.

HNL, $7.29 million—Modifications to baggage claim and intransit areas, offices, concessions, signs, holding & waiting areas, FIS, Aerospace Museum, ticket lobbies, restrooms.

HNL, $6.7 million—Non potable water transmission & distribution system, roadway, structures, utilities, parking, lease lots.

Keahole Airport, $2.8 million—Construction modifications to concession area, offices, emergency generation & duct lines, roads and parking, maintenance baseyard, etc.

Kahului Airport, $43.82 million—Design and construction additions and alterations to buildings, roads, parking, aprons, new terminal, taxiways, runways, relocate control tower.

Kahului Airport, $2.81 million—Clearing and grubbing, install utilities, grade, pave and light lots, roadways, parking, cargo terminal.

Molokai Airport, $815,000—Construct air taxi facilities, roadways, parking & utilities; construct maintenance baseyard.

Lihue Airport, $26 million—Construct buildings, roads, parking, utilities, aircraft aprons, taxiways, runways, cargo terminal, lease lots and hangars, etc.

Airport Planning Statewide, $6.5 million.

Airport Improvements Statewide, $4.1 million.

41

30 April 1985

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aeronautics. (SB 127)

Amends Section 261-4 HRS, to allow DOT to acquire rights and interests in airports owned or controlled by others, for the purpose of meeting a civilian need which is within the scope of its functions, even though it does not have the exclusive control and operation of such airports.

186

1 June 1985

A Bill for an Act Relating to the Civil Air Patrol. (HB1393)

Amends Section 261-6, HRS, to approve the sum of $100,000 for the CAP for 1986-1987.

299

12 June 1985

A Bill for an Act Relating to the Registration of Aircraft. (SB 133)

Amends Chapter 261 by adding three new sections relating to aircraft registration, the annual registration fee and penalties for failure to register.

300

12 June 1985

A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 1)

Appropriates funds for Airport facilities and services for FY 1985-86 and FY 1986-87.

Appropriates CIP funds:

HNL, $3 million—Design & Construct roads & parking areas including ground and elevated structures and exit plaza for parking area.

HNL, $10 million—Design & construct Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $3 million—Airfield improvements.

HNL, $18.2 million—Airport system improvements.

HNL, $17.3 million—Terminal modifications.

HNL, $2.5 million—Service support facilities.

General Aviation Relieve Airport Oahu, $5 million—Land acquisition, design & construction of a GA reliever airport on existing military airfield on Oahu.

General Lyman Field, $440,000—Design & construct improvements.

Keahole Airport, $9.2 million—Design & construct airport improvements.

Kahului Airport, $35.8 million—Design & construct airport expansion.

Kahului Airport, $1.65 million—Service support facilities.

Molokai Airport, $385,000—Airport improvements.

Lihue Airport, $8 million—Construct buildings, roads, parking, utilities, aircraft aprons, taxiways, runways, cargo terminal, lease lots & hangars.

Statewide Airport Planning, $900,000.

Land Acquisition Statewide, $12.5 million.

Airport Improvements Statewide, $14.9 million.

33

15 April 1986

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aircraft Servicing Vehicles. (HB 2128-86)

Amends Section 286-26 HRS excluding aircraft servicing vehicles which are used exclusively on lands set aside for airport purposes from motor vehicle registration.

36

16 April 1986

A Bill for an Act Relating to Rules Governing the Inspection, Quarantine, Disinfection, or Destruction of Animals. (HB 1977-86)

Amends Section 142-2 HRS by adding air transportation for the rules of inspecting animals in shipment.

345

13 June 1986

A Bill for an Act Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Biennium July 1, 1985-June 30, 1987. (HB 1741-86)

Appropriates funds for airport facilities and services.

Appropriates CIP funds:

HNL, $2.97 million—Roadways & Parking.

HNL, $12 million—Design & construction of interisland terminal complex.

HNL, $3 million—Design & construct airfield improvements.

HNL, $21.1 million—Design & construct system improvements.

HNL, $28.3 million—Design & construct terminal modifications.

HNL, $9 million—Design & construct support facilities.

General Aviation Reliever Airport, $5 million—Land acquisition, design and construction of a general aviation reliever airport on existing military airfield on Oahu.

General Lyman Field, $440,000—Design & construct improvements to facilities.

Keahole Airport, $9.2 million—Design & construct improvements to facilities.

Kahului Airport, $36.5 million—Design & construct additions & alterations.

Kahului Airport, $1.65 million—Design & construct support facilities.

Molokai Airport, $385,000—Design & construct improvements to facilities.

Lihue Airport, $8 million--Construct airport facilities.

Airport Planning Statewide, $900,000.

Airport Land Acquisition Statewide, $12.5 million.

Airport Improvements Statewide, $14.9 million.

163

5 June 1987

A Bill for an Act Relating to Airports. (HB 1332)

Amends Chapter 261 HRS by adding a new section designated Airport facilities; collection of landing fees and other charges and fees.  Sets penalties for not paying landing fees.

216

22 June 1987

A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 2)

Appropriates funds for airport facilities & services for FY 1987-88 and FY 1988-89.

Appropriates CIP funds for FY 1987-88 and 1988-89:

HNL, $13.4 million—Roadways & Parking.

HNL, $53 million—Design & construct Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $2.4 million—Airfield improvements.

HNL, $22.7 million—Airport System Improvements.

HNL, $55.8 million—Terminal modifications.

HNL, 12 million--Service support facilities.

Keahole, $12.2 million--Airport improvements.

Keahole, $900,000—Airfield improvements.

Keahole Airport, $250,000—Design & construct Civil Air Patrol Hangar.

Kahului Airport, $33.8 million—Airport Expansion.

Kahului Airport, $2.7 million—Service Support facilities.

Kahului Airport, $800,000—Airfield improvements.

Molokai Airport, $2.2 million—Airport Improvements.

Lihue Airport, $5.8 million—Construction of facilities in airport complex.

Lihue Airport, $1.4 million—Airfield improvements.

Port Allen Airport, $1.9 million—Construction of lease lots.

217

22 June 1987

A Bill for an Act Relating to Capital Improvements. (SB 1660)

Makes an appropriation of $4,000 for the construction of a VIP booth at Molokai Airport.

325

26 June 1987

A Bill for an Act Relating to Environmental Impact Statements. (HB 1583)

Amends Section 343-5 HRS by adding a new section relating to the construction of new or the expansion or modification of existing helicopter facilities which by way of their activities may affect any land classified as conservation district.

326

26 June 1987

A Bill for an Act Relating to Uniform Aeronautics Act (Modified). (HB 1688)

Amends Section 263-5 by exempting the owners of aircraft operated for commercial use from liability for injuries to persons or property from the aircraft.

240

8 June 1988

A Bill for an Act Relating to the Hawaii Wing, Civil Air Patrol. (SB 3392)

Amends Section 261-6 to grant the sum of $190,600 for the fiscal year 1988-89, and expands the items for which the funds can be used, including repairs, replacement, supplies, etc.

390

15 June 1988

A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 2081)

Appropriates funds for airport facilities and services for FY 1987-88 and 1987-89. 

Appropriates CIP funds:

HNL, $14.3 million—Roadways & Parking.

HNL, $58.4 million—Design & construct Interisland Terminal Complex.

HNL, $2.4 million—Airfield improvements.

HNL, $22.7 million—Airport System Improvements.

HNL, $61.8 million—Terminal modifications.

HNL, $24.5 million--Service support facilities.

Keahole, $12.2 million--Airport improvements.

Keahole, $900,000—Airfield improvements.

Keahole Airport, $250,000—Design & construct Civil Air Patrol Hangar.

Kahului Airport, $35.8 million—Airport Expansion.

Kahului Airport, $2.7 million—Service Support facilities.

Kahului Airport, $800,000—Airfield improvements.

Molokai Airport, $2.2 million—Airport Improvements.

Kalaupapa Airport, $1 million—Airport improvements.

Lanai Airport, $1 million—Design & construction of improvements.

Lanai Airport, $150,000—Master Plan to expand the Airport.

Lihue Airport, $5.8 million—Construction of facilities in airport complex.

Lihue Airport, $1.4 million—Airfield improvements.

Lihue Airport, $100,000—Design & construct either an attached or separate CFR building structure to house the CFR truck, and equipment.

Airport Planning Statewide, $1.6 million.

Land Acquisition Statewide, $5 Million.

Airport Improvements Statewide, $6.1 million.

397

17 June 1988

A Bill for an Act Relating to Aeronautics. (SB 2681)

Amends Chapter 261 by adding a new section designated as Helicopter master plan; advisory committee.  Amends 261-12 by adding a new paragraph that no tour aircraft operation shall be permitted in any airport under the State’s control without first obtaining a permit.  It also gives the director of transportation the responsibility to adopt rules to regulate tour aircraft operations.

58

24 April 1989

A Bill for an Act Relating to Kona Airport. (HB 1830)

Repeals Section 261-25 HRS.

59

24 April 1989

A Bill for an Act Relating to General Lyman Field. (HB 1839)

Changes the name of the airport to Hilo International Airport effective July 1, 1989. Names the passenger terminal “General Lyman Terminal” in memory of Brigadier General Albert Lyman, the first person of Hawaiian ancestry to attain such rank in the Untied States Army.

309

13 June 1989

A Bill for an Act Relating to Special Funds. (HB 1842)

Amends Section 261-5 HRS to allow the director of transportation to transfer from the airport revenue fund all or any portion of the moneys received by the department paid under a contract entered into as authorized by section 26-7 on account of the display, sale and delivery of in-bond merchandise displayed or sold at locations in the State other than on airport properties, as permitted under federal law without causing a violation of federal grant agreements, which the director of transportation shall determine, pursuant to rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 91, to be in excess of one hundred fifty per cent of the requirements of the airport revenue fund for the ensuing twelve months. 

All payments made under such contract allocable to the display and sale of in-bond merchandise at locations in the State other than on airport properties shall be deposited in the transportation use special fund but shall not be appropriated, applied or expended prior to July 1, 1990, except that such funds shall continue to be available and be used for purposes provided under section 261-5.

314  13 June 1989 A Bill for an Act Relating to Capital Improvement Projects. (SB 1734)  Appropriates $80,000 for plans and design for replacement of the Civil Air Patrol Hangars and facilities at Lihue Airport. 
316 13 June 1989  A Bill for an Act Relating to the State Budget. (HB 205)

Appropriates Operating and investment capital for the statewide airport system.

Appropriates CIP funds for FY 1989-90 and 1990-91:

HNL, $48 million—Design & construct roads and parking areas.

HNL, $80 million—Design & construct Interisland Terminal complex.

HNL, $13 million—Design & construct People Mover System for intra-terminal transportation.

HNL, $1.8 million—Design & construct improvements to airfield facilities.

HNL, $5.6 million—Design & construction system improvements.

HNL, $225 million—Design & construct terminal modifications. 

HNL, $22.3 million—Design & construct Hickam Airfield facilities including buildings, runway, taxiways, aprons, roads, utilities, landscaping, hangers, etc. in exchange for a transfer of HAFB property to the State Airport System.

General Lyman Field, $1.7 million—Design & construct facility improvements.

Keahole Airport, $35.4 million—Design & construct improvements to facilities.

Keahole Airport, $83.7 million—Design & construct improvements to airfield.

Kahului Airport, $64 million—Design & construct airport expansion.

Kahului Airport, $3.3 million—Design & construction of support facilities.

Kahului Airport, $33 million—Design & construction of airfield improvements.

Molokai Airport, $2 million—Design & construct airport improvements.

Kalaupapa Airport, $5.75 million—Design & construct airport improvements.

Lanai Airport, $15.2 million—Design & construction of airport improvements.

Lihue Airport, $34.6 million—Design & construct airport complex facilities.

Lihue Airport, $15.8 million—Design & construct extension to runway.

Kauai Inland Heliport Improvements, $6.1 million—Design & construct inland heliport, Kauai.

Statewide Airport Planning, $35 million.

Statewide Land Acquisition, $73.8 million.

Statewide Airport Improvements, $10.1 million

Statewide Land Acquisition, $7 million. 

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