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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office
DOWNTOWN-CHINATOWN NEIGHBORHOOD BOARD 13
THURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER 2019
HAWAII PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
1 ALOHA TOWER DRIVE
MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM 2
6:00 P.M.

Reminder of order, decorum, and rules of speaking: Persons wishing to speak regarding agenda items must raise a hand or similarly indicate a desire to speak and, when recognized by the Chair, approach the microphone and address comments to the Chair. Speakers may comment once for up to two minutes on any agenda item unless otherwise directed by the Chair; those giving reports are urged to keep their presentations under three minutes unless otherwise directed. Board Members shall adhere to Board speaking limits.
Please silence all electronic devices. Limited partial validated parking may be available; please see the Neigh-bor¬hood Board Assistant attending the meeting.
The meeting may be recorded for broadcasting and viewing on lelo. To ensure that all verbal comments are audible for broadcasting, please speak into the designated microphone to enable your message to be heard at broadcasts and later viewings 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 Patrol

IV. ELECTED OFFICIALS
A. Governor's Representative - Damien Elefante
B. Mayor's Representative - Alexander Zannes
C. State Senator (District 12) Sharon Moriwaki
D. State Senator (District 13) Karl Rhoads
E. State House Representative (District 26) Scott Saiki
F. State House Representative (District 29) Daniel Holt
G. City Councilmember (District 6) Carol Fukunaga
H. United States Congressman (Congressional District 1) Ed Case

V. PUBLIC CONCERNS - Two minutes each for issues not on the Agenda.

VI. APPOINTMENT OF BOARD PARLIAMENTARIAN

VII. NEW BUSINESS
A. Kathy Bryant, Office of U.S. Senator Bryan Schatz's Outreach team, Overview of office services available to the community. (10 minutes)
B. Justin Gruenstein, Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency. O'ahu Resilience Strategy (10 minutes)
C. Chris "CJ" Johnson, Honolulu C&C DTS, Information on roll out of new HOLO cards. (10 minutes)
D. Micheal Doss Executive VP & COO, YMCA of Honolulu, Information on Kamamalu Park Project (5 minutes)
E. Eric Arakawa, The Limtiaco Consulting Group (TLCG), Downtown/Chinatown Sewer reconstruction project. Project expected to start in mid-November and last approx. 3 months. Project affects areas near Intersection of Punchbowl and Queen Streets, Street closures and other traffic concerns to be expected. Map of affected area available online. (10 minutes)
F. Sandy Ma, Information concerning Hawaii State Legislature joint Senate and House Judiciary Committees Informational Briefing on mandatory statewide Vote By Mail. (5 minutes)
G. Laureen Tanaka, Friends of Honolulu City Lights, Presentation and request for street closures in the Downtown/Chinatown District on and around Punchbowl Street on December 7th 2019 for opening celebrations. (10 minutes)
H. Leonard Kam, Chinese Chamber of Commerce, Presentation and request for street closures for Chinese New Year Celebration to be held on 1/17/2020 and 1/18/2020. Names of streets and times of closures to be discussed in the presentation. (10 minutes)
I. Sandy Ma, Request for progress report from the Department Of Environmental Services regarding "Yellow Trash Bag" program. (5 minutes)

VIII. COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND REPORTS
A. Safe Haven
B. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
C. Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA)
D. Chinatown Improvement District (CID)
E. Chinatown Watch

IX. APPROVAL OF 5 OCTOBER MEETING MINUTES

X. BOARD BUSINESS AND REPORTS
A. Chair's report
1. Apology to member Lye
2. Offer for re-votes from October meeting
3. Congratulations to member Molring and DTS on removal of "Mushroom Stools"
B. Board Member Concerns
C. Treasurer's report
D. City and County Affairs
E. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OMPO)

XI. ANNOUNCEMENTS
A. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday 5 December 2019, Hawaii Pacific University, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 at 6:00 p.m.
B. The Neighborhood Citizen Patrol meets each Tuesday evening on the Diamond Head side of Kukui Plaza at 8:00 p.m. Please join the patrol and support its efforts expressing service and pride in our Downtown-Chinatown community.
C. lelo - Rebroadcasts of Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board 13 meetings are scheduled on lelo channel 49 for every third Thursday at 9:00 p.m., as well as 6:00 a.m. on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. An archive of past meetings may be found on http://olelo.org/olelonet/; select and expand from the list of On Demand categories on this page and then manually scroll to find listings for playback of meetings.

XII. 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, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, by telephone on (808) 768-3710, fax (808) 768-3711, calling the Neighborhood Assistant on (808) 768-3714, or e-mailing harry.cho@honolulu.gov. Agenda documents and minutes are also available online at http://www.honolulu.gov/nco/boards.html.
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 on (808) 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or email a request to nco@honolulu.gov at least three business days prior to the scheduled meeting.
All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office forty-eight hours prior to the meeting. If within 48 hours of the meeting, 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 such to the Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817, fax (808) 768-3711, or email nbtestimony@honolulu.gov.

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