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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 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. City Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency Presentation, Justin Gruenstein, Deputy Director, (20 minutes)
B. After Action Review, 2017 Hallowbaloo Music and Arts Festival, Saturday, October 28, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Mike Galmiche, Event Promoter-Galmiche Entertainment, LLC (10 minutes)
C. Request to Increase the Hourly Duration Time on Street Parking Meters from One to Two hours located on Bethel Street, Nuuanu Street, Smith Street, from Nimtiz Highway to Beretania Street, and on Pauahi Street from Maunakea Street to Bethel Street, subject to the final decision of the City Transportation Service, Nicole Reid, Arts Center Merchant Enterprise, (10 minutes)
D. Chinatown Lunar New Year Festival, February 9 - 10, 2018, Street Closures,
Presentation of 2018 Chinese New Year Event, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Chinatown Open
House, Rolling Street Closures, Maunakea Street, Smith Street, and Nuuanu Avenue between North
Beretania Street to Nimitz Hwy; Pauahi Street between Bethel Street to River Street; and Bethel
Street between South King Street to South Beretania Street, 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m., Friday, February 9, 2018; and Chinatown Merchants Association, Saturday, February 10, 2018, Street Closure 5:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m., Maunakea Street between North Beretania Street to North King Street; North Beretania Street between Smith Street to Maunakea Street; Pauahi Street between Nuuanu Avenue to River Street. Annual Parade from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Hotel Street from South Beretania Street to River Street. Chinatown Cultural Plaza, February 9 and 10, 2018, 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m., No Street Closures. No Parking on Maunakea Street between North Beretania Street to Kukui Street.
Leonard Kam, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, and Kelfred Chang, Event Coordinator, (15 minutes)

V. COMMUNITY CONCERNS - Two (2) minutes each
A. Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)
B. Safe Haven
C. Honolulu Rail Transit (HART)
D. Chinatown Business & Community Association (CBCA)
E. Arts Culture Merchant Etc (ACME)
F. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
G. BikeShare (Biki)

VI. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. City and County
1. Mayor's Representative Megan Muramatsu
2. City Council Member Carol Fukunaga
B. State
1. Governor's Representative
2. State Senators and State Representatives

VII. APPROVAL OF OCTOBER 5, 2017 AND NOVEMBER 2, 2017 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

VIII. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's Report
1. Liquor License Application and Street Closures.
2. Neighborhood Commission Updates
3. 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, January 4, 2018, HPU, 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 54.

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 Sultan White at (808) 768-3714 or e-mail sultan.white@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, Honolulu, HI 96817. Fax: (808) 768-3711. Email: nbtestimony@honolulu.gov.

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