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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting October Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
ONE ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 3
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. Filling of Vacancy - There is one (1) at-large vacancy
B. Election of Neighborhood Board Secretary Position
C. Community Recognition Awards to Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA) Chinatown Heroes (10 minutes)
D. Honolulu City Lights, Saturday 1 December 2018 from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Closure of Punchbowl Street between Beretania Street and King Street - Sherilyn Kajiwara, City Department of Customer Services or Representative (5 Minutes)
E. Hallabaloo - Street Closure for Alcohol Block Party from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Street Closure on Nuuanu Ave (between Chaplin Lane and King St, Pauahi St (between Bethel Street and Smith Street - except for parking exit lanes), Hotel Street (between Bethel Street and Smith Street), Smith Street ( between Pauahi Street and parking lot Makai of Amy's Place). Note there is no longer Amy's Place but a new restaurant (5 Minutes)
F. Discussion on Biki (Bike Share) Station relocation from Dr. Sun Yat-sen Mall (5 minutes)
G. Discussion on Increase Alcohol Abuse Citation and Violent Assaults and Lawless Activities on Pauahi/Maunakea/River Street's via Crime Mapping and Complaints
H. Discussion on Mayor's Letter to all Neighborhood Board Chairs and Boards voicing his concerns on Senate Bill 2922 Senate Draft (S.D.) 1 House Draft (H.D.) 1 that Proposed Constitutional Amendment giving the Legislature the authorithy to institute a tax surcharge on real property for the purpose of funding Hawaii's education system
I. Amended Board Resolution on sidewalk obstruction and crimes - Vice Chair Ernest Caravalho
V. COMMUNITY CONCERNS - (3 minutes each)
A. Hawaii Pacific University (HPU)
B. Safe Haven
C. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
D. Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA)
E. Arts, Culture, Merchants, Etc. (ACME)
F. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
G. BikeShare (Biki)
H. Chinatown Watch - Fran Butera (3 Minutes)
VI. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. City and County of Honolulu
1. Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative - Megan Muramatsu
2. Councilmember Carol Fukunaga
1. Governor David Ige's Representative - Laurel Johnston
2. State Senators and State Representatives
VII. APPROVAL OF THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 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)
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday 1 November 2018, Hawaii Pacific University,
One Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 3 at 6:00 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.
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.email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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