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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 2 AUGUST 2018
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
ONE ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 3
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 speaker's 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. Board Decision on John Smiley's Three Absences.
B. Filling of Vacancy - There is one (1) vacancy at-large on the Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board No.13
C. Election of Downtown/Chinatown Neighborhood Board No.13 Secretary
D. Board to consider changing the monthly meeting starting time to 6:00 p.m. instead of the 7:00 p.m. to encourage more attendance. (5 minutes)
E. Queen Emma Building (1192 Queen Emma Street) - an update on the Repurpose Development of this building into 71 affordable rental units accommodating 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI) including 5% of Housing First units. Presenters from AHED FOUNDATION, Paul Fortino and Paul Marx (10 Minutes)
F. Complete Streets: "Announcement of August 29 Community Meeting for Downtown Bikeways on South King Street, Punchbowl Street, and Bishop Street The proposed bikeways are part of the Urban Core and Downtown Chinatown Complete Streets Projects, and reflect community input gathered through those efforts." Presenter is Chris Sayers from the Department of Transportation Services (DTS) (5 Minutes).
G. Presentation from Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). Presenter Pat Lee (5 minutes)

V. COMMUNITY CONCERNS - Three (3) minutes each
A. Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)
B. Safe Haven
C. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
D. Chinatown Business & Community Association (CBCA)
E. Arts Culture Merchant Etc. (ACME)
F. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
G. BikeShare Hawaii


VI. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. City and County
1. Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative - Megan Muramatsu
2. City Councilmember Carol Fukunaga
B. State
1. Governor David Ige's Representative - Laurel Johnston
2. State Senators and State Representatives

VII. APPROVAL OF THURSDAY 5 JULY 2018 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 6 September 2018, 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 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 Harry Cho at (808) 768-3714 or e-mail harry.cho@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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