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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, FEBRUARY 2, 2017

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.

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

IV. NEW BUSINESS

A. 2nd Walk on the Wild Side Festival, Street Closures on Hotel Street from Bishop Street to River Street, and on Pauahi Street from Bethel Street to Nuuanu Street, and on Smith Street from King Street to Hotel Street, and various Street Parking Permits, Saturday, March 11, 2017, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Sandra Pohl, Event Coordinator -- 10 minutes

B. Discussion on request for Liquor License Category No. 2, Watabe Wedding Corporation, 55 Merchant Street, Kika Bukoski -- Five (5) minutes

C. Presentation on State of Hawaii Disabled Parking Program, Proposed Bills to Amend HRS regarding

confiscation of improperly used disabled parking permits, and exemption of parking meter fee for

vehicles with a disabled parking permit, Bryan Mick, State Disability & Communication Access Board -- 10 minutes

D. Presentation and Discussion to Support the Resolution of the League of Women Voters Request to Support Voting by Mail in Hawaii, Ann Shaver, President of League of Women Voters of Hawaii -- Five (5) minutes

E. 30th Annual St Patrick Event, Friday, March 17, 2017, Street Closures Nuuanu Ave between North

King Street to Nimitz Highway, and Merchant Street from Nuuanu Avenue to Bethel Street, and Marin

Lane from Smith Street to Nuuanu Avenue, 6:00 p.m. -12:00 a.m., (Music will stop at 10:00 p.m.), Don Murphy -- Five (5) minutes

F. Traffic Alert, 33rd Annual Great Aloha Run event, Monday, February 20, 2017, start time 7:00 a.m., Start at Aloha Tower, Downtown Chinatown Neighborhood route on Nimitz Highway to the Honolulu Airport direction with Street Closures on Punchbowl Street, Alakea Street, Bishop Street, Bethel Street, and Nuuanu Avenue, Smith Street, Kekaulike Street, and River Street at 4:00 a.m., -- Five (5) minutes

G. Discussion to Support a Petition to Amend the Neighborhood Plan to direct the Executive Secretary to

assemble an annual conference of chairs to meet annually, and which should include all board

members based on an earlier Resolution from the McCully-Moilili Neighborhood Board No. 8. -- 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, Culture, Merchants, 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 DECEMBER 1, 2016 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

VIII. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS

A. 1. Chair's Report

2. Other Liquor License Applications (Square Barrels, 1001 Bishop Street, Ste 108, Brewpub General

Category No. 2, Consumption on Premises which live entertainment or recorded music is allowed

Liquor Commission Hearing on Thursday, March 2, 2017), and Street Closure request.

3. Future Agenda Item: State Department of Transportation, Highways Division, Traffic Branch, Install

Traffic Signals at the Intersection on North Vineyard Blvd and River Street for Pedestrian Crossing;

Primary Urban Center Watershed Management Plan Presentation; State Department of

Transportation, Harbor Division Presentation of Proposed Harbor Fee Increase;

Discussion on Proposed Bicycle Paths and Pedestrian Safety Improvements in Downtown

Chinatown area, City Department of Transportation Services and Bicycle League.

4. Neighborhood Commission Updates

5. Office of Information Practices Report

B. Treasurer's Report

C. City and County Affairs

D. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OahuMPO)

IX. ANNOUNCEMENTS

A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2017, 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.

X. 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 Kapalama Hale, Suite 160, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817; 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, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817. Fax: (808) 768-3711. Email: nbtestimony@honolulu.gov.

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