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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting April Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 4 APRIL 2019
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
ONE ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 2
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
IV. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. Governor David Ige's Representative
B. Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative
C. State Senator Karl Rhoads
D. State Representative Daniel Holt
E. Councilmember Carol Fukunaga
F. Public Concerns - Two (2) minutes each for issues not on the agenda
V. NEW BUSINESS
A. Filling of Vacancy - There is one (1) at-large vacancy
B. City Housing Update by Director, Marc Alexander on homelessness and housing first programs
C. Halewai'olu - River Street Senior Affordable Rental Project, Michaels Development, Elizabeth Char, etal, and City Director, Sandy Pfund (10-15 minutes)
D. Domestic Violence Action Center - CEO Nanci Kriedman (5 minutes)
E. Bulky Item Pilot Program By Appointment - Michae O'Keefe, Deptartment of Environmental Services (5 minutes)
F. Nancy Ortiz - Sunday, May 5, 2019 Street Closure for Cinco de Mayo from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Streets closed: South Hotel Street, Nuuanu Avenue and Bethel Street to Pauahi Street. Liquor and live music (5 minutes)
G. Kekaulike Mall - Partnership with Parks and HPD to enforce Kekaulike Mall Ordinance and Chinatown produce display Sidewalk Ordinance, Oahu Market and Hoing Kong (Chun) Market - Chair Chu Lan Shubert-Kwock
H. Unsafe Handicapped Sidewalks in Chinatown - Chair Chu Lan Shubert-Kwock & NB13 Member, Dolores Mollring
I. Chinatown Liquor Stores - Resolution to shut down notorious Chinatown liquor stores selling to drunks at all hours.
J. Resolution to support City Council Bill 10 for $200,000 to pay for private security guards to patrol Downtown & Chinatown streets.
K. COMMUNITY REPORTS ( 3 MINUTES EACH)
A. Safe Haven
B. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
D. Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA)
E. Arts Culture Merchant Etc. (ACME)
F. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
G. Chinatown Watch
VI. APPROVAL OF THURSDAY 7 MARCH 2019 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
VII. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's Report
1. CONCERNS: Homeless camps, lawlessness
2. Liquor License Application and Street Closures.
3. Neighborhood Commission Updates
4. 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 2 May 2019, Hawaii Pacific University,
One Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 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.firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 three (3) business days 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: email@example.com.
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