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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office

DOWNTOWN NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD NO. 13

DOWNTOWN-CHINATOWN NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2016
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
ONE ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 2
7:00 P.M.

Reminder of order and decorum: Persons wishing to speak on agenda items must raise their hand and, when recognized, address the Chair. Each member of the audience is entitled to speak once for up to two (2) minutes on any agenda item unless otherwise directed by the Chair. Board Members shall adhere to Board speaking limits.

The meeting is being recorded for broadcasting and viewing on Olelo. To insure that all verbal comments are audible for broadcasting, please speak into the designated microphone to enable the importance of the speakers message to be recorded and heard at the broadcast and viewing of the meeting.

Note: Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board members, please report to the meeting 15 minutes earlier for a Neighborhood Board member group photo.

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. INTRODUCTION OF BOARD MEMBERS

III. PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS
A. Honolulu Fire Department
B. Honolulu Police Department
C. Neighborhood Citizen's Patrol
D. Public concerns -- Two (2) minutes each for issues not on the agenda

VI. NEW BUSINESS
A. Update on River of Life Organization Activities and Operation -- Bob Marchant, CEO, 10 minutes
B. Presentation: 2017 Chinese New Year Events, Chinatown Street Closures, Friday, January 20, 2017, 5:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m., and Saturday, January 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. -- Kelfred Chang, Event Promoter, 10 minutes.
C. Presentation: Holidaze Chinatown Market Event, Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:00 p.m. -- 5:00 p.m. Street closures on Nuuanu Avenue from Chaplain Lane to Hotel Street, and Pauahi Street from Nuuanu Avenue to Bethel Street -- Noelle Wright, City Office of Economic Development, 10 minutes
D. Presentation: Hawaii Theater Fundraiser Event, Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7:00 a.m. -- 11:00 p.m., Street closure on Bethel Street between Hotel Street and Pauahi Street -- Elizabeth O'Brien, Hawaii Theater Director of Programming, 10 minutes
E. Presentation of Hawaii Theater Center Arts for All Program -- Suzanne Watanabe Lai, Director of Development, five (5) minutes
F. 4th Annual Jingle Rock Run, Sunday, December 18, 2016, 6:00 p.m. -- 7: 30 p.m., Street closures on Beretania Street from Punchbowl Street to North King Street, and return through Hotel Street, and Ward Avenue, and to South Beretania Street -- James Donnelly, Chair, Make A Wish Hawaii, 10 minutes
G. City and County of Honolulu City Lights Parade, Saturday, December 3, 2016, 6:00 p.m. -- 8:00 p.m. street closure on North King Street to Alapai Street -- Eddie Oi, Parade Coordinator, City Department of Customer Services, five (5) minutes

V. COMMUNITY CONCERNS -- Three (3) minutes each
A. Hawaii Pacific University
B. Safe Haven
C. Honolulu Rail Transit
D. Chinatown Business & Community Association
E. Chinatown Improvement District
F. Arts Cultural Merchant Etc (ACME)

VI. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. City and County
1. Mayor
2. City Council

B. State
1. Governor
2. State Senators and State Representatives

VII. APPROVAL OF OCTOBER 5, 2016 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

VIII. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. 1. Chair's Report
2. Other liquor license applications and street closure requests
3. Future agenda items
4. Neighborhood Commission updates
5. Office of Information Practices Report
B. Treasurer's Report
C. City and County Affairs
D. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, December 1, 2016, Hawaii Pacific
University, One Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 at 7:00 p.m.
B. The Neighborhood Citizen's Patrol meets each Tuesday on the Diamond Head side of
Kukui Plaza at 8:00 p.m. Please consider joining the patrol and supporting its efforts as they
express their service and pride in our Downtown/Chinatown community.
C. Broadcast-Videotape of Board meetings are scheduled to be shown on the 3rd Thursday, and
on the 2nd and 4th Saturday, Channel 49.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

A mailing list is maintained for interested persons and agencies to receive this board's agenda and minutes. Additions, corrections, and deletions to the mailing list may be directed to the Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) at Honolulu Hale, Room 406, 530 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; Telephone (808) 768-3710 Fax (808) 768-3711; or call Neighborhood Assistant Sharon Baillie at (808) 768-3714 or e-mail sharon.baillie@honolulu.gov. Agendas and minutes are also available on the internet at www.honolulu.gov/nco.

Any individual wishing to attend a Neighborhood Board meeting who has questions about accommodations for a physical disability or a special physical need should call the NCO at 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at least 24 hours before the scheduled meeting.

All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office 48 hours prior to the meeting. If within 48 hours, written and/or oral testimony may be submitted directly to the board at the meeting. If submitting written testimony, please note the board and agenda item(s) your testimony concerns. Send to: Neighborhood Commission Office, 530 South King Street, Room 406, Honolulu, HI 96813. Fax: (808) 768-3711. Email: nbtestimony@honolulu.gov.

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