2020 Senate Legislative Program
We, the Hawai'i State Senate, are devoted to the protection and sustainability of our people, communities, natural resources, and economic prosperity. The 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are key factors in achieving these objectives and are at the heart of the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is a plan of action for peace and prosperity for people and the planet.
Hawai'i remains at the forefront in addressing sustainability and climate change challenges. During the Regular Session of 2018, we furthered our role as a global leader by adopting Senate Resolution No. 11, which endorses and adopts the 17 Sustainable Development Goals in the Senate. In the upcoming Regular Session of 2019, we will continue to advance high priority areas of policy in Hawai'i that will improve our communities.
We, the Hawai'i State Senate, are dedicated to the protection and sustainability of our people, communities, natural resources, and economic prosperity. To This end, we are committed to advancing the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals as a framework to achieve a prosperous and sustainable Hawai'i.
Hawai'i has established itself as a global leader in addressing sustainability and climate change challenges. The Senate's prioritization of the Aloha + Challenge and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals has led to policy changes while fostering partnerships between government and organizations including the Hawai'i Green Growth United Nations Local2030 Hub and the Hawai'i Community Foundation's CHANGE Framework, to promote and enhance a coherent statewide policy for sustainable development. We will continue to work with these partners and the public to improve our communities.