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Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board Meeting June Agenda
REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY 6 JUNE 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
D. Governor Ige's Representative
E. Mayor's Representative
F. Senator Karl Rhoads
G. State Representative Daniel Holt
H. Council Member Carol Fukunaga
I. US CONGRESSMEMBER ED CASE
J. Public Concerns - Two (2) minutes each for issues not on the Agenda
IV. NEW BUSINESS
A. Don Murphy Of Murphy's Bar & Grille (5 Minutes) Street Closures Block Party With Liquor And Music. Streets Closed: Merchant Street Between Nuuanu Ave & Bethel St.
(1). June 22, 2019 Hawaii Children's Cancer Foundation 12th Annual Fundraiser. Streets
Closed From Merchant St. Between Nuuanu Ave & Bethel St From 8:00 Am. Set Up.
Event For 220 People. Wine Bar, Cocktails & Punch, 5:00 Pm. To 10:00 Pm.
(2). 23rd Annual Pigskin Pigout To Support Uh Foortball Program & Hawaii Bowl
Foundation. From 5:00 Pm. To 9:00 P.M.
(3). Hawaii Literacy August 14, 2019 From 6:00 P.M. To 9:30 P.M.
(4). Miracles On Merchant Street To Benefit Ronald Mcdonald House - No Liquor
Tent But Adults Can Bring Liquor Outdoors. 300 Children For Christmas Buffet Dinner. Trolley
Ride With Christmas Lights.
B. Arts At Mark's Garage (5 Minutes) - Fundraiser Block Party For Kumu Kahua. Streets Closed; Merchant St. Between Bethel St & Fort Street Mall From 2:00 P. To 10:00 P.M. Liquor And Live Music. Tickets Are $125.00 And 150 Guests Are Expected, Off Duty Hpd Officers Will Be Hired For Security.
C. Nancy Ortiz - Block Party Report On Hank's Bar For Cinco De Mayo - Complaints On Noise Issues (5 Minutes). Steve Lohse Of Chinatown Gateway And Others To Report.
D. Chinatown Improvement District 9 Cid). Sidewalk Paiinting On River/N King.
Lee Stack (5 Minutes).
E. Nb13 Resoution To Request Honolulu Liquior Commission To Not Renew Cj Market & Fred's Sundries On N Hotel St. For 2019 To 2020.
Nb13 Member, James Logue (5 Minutes)
F. Nb13 Resolution To Honolulu Liquor Commission To Implememnt A Geographic Exclusion For Future Liquor Licenses To Prevent Victimizing The Ar Risk Homeless Population Nearby. Geographic Areas Excluded From Future Liquor Licenses Include Nimitz Between Maunakea Street To River St. To N. Beretania To River Street. Streets Covered Include N.King, N. Hotel Pauahi And N. Beretania Between Maunakea St. To River Street
Nb 13 Member, James Logue 5 Minutes).
G. HAWAII ELECTRICAL WORK ON TRANSDFORMER ON KEKAULIKE/N KING ST.
WORK WILL BE IN THE EVENING AND DIGGING UNDER GROUND. (5 MINUTES).
H. NICOLE REID - ARTS, CULTURE, MERCHANTS, ETC (A.C.M.E.) (5 MINUTES).
(1) First Fridays APRIL & May, 2019 Reports
(2) First Fridays Requests for Street Closures from HOTEL STREET between Nuuanu Ave to Smith Street. Hours from 7; 30 p.m. to midnight. BEER & WINE WILL BE SO from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
(3) Dates for First Fridays on August 2, 2019, Sept.6, 2-019, October 4, 2019, November 1, 2019 & December 6, 2019
I. NB13 COMMUNITY RECOGNITION CERTIFICATES FOR 2018-2019 NB13 BOARD MEMBERS.
J. COMMUNITY CONCERNS (2 MINUTES)
A. Safe Haven
B. Honolulu Rail Transit (HART)
C. Chinatown Business & Community Association (CBCA)
D. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
E. Chinatown Watch - Fran Butera
V. APPROVAL OF MAY 2, 2019 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
VI. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
B. 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 is to be determined.
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 Sultan White 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 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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