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If you are not comfortable attending the meeting in person, the Neighborhood Commission website accepts written testimony readily, as described in the boxed information at the foot of this agenda.
Persons wishing to speak aloud regarding items on the agenda below must queue in the designated area near the guest microphone before the prior speaker has completed his or her presentation or statements. Alternative means of submitting questions without ap-proaching the microphone may be made available; please be mindful of advisements about such by the Chair. Some presenters may be participating by telepresence, and one or more Board members with disabilities that limit or impair the member's ability to physically attend the meeting may be participating from home or elsewhere.
When recognized by the Chair, advance from the queue, approach the microphone while remaining mindful of precautions undertaken regarding distancing, and avoid touching or adjusting the microphone. Kindly address your comments to the Chair; speakers are afforded up to two minutes (inclusive of approach to the microphone, a statement or question, and receipt of any response to same) on any agenda item unless otherwise directed by the Chair.
The meeting may be recorded for broadcasting and viewing on lelo. To ensure that all verbal comments remain audible, please speak towards the designated microphone to enable your message to be heard during rebroadcasts and later viewings of the meeting.
To permit time for questions, those giving reports are urged to keep their presentations under three minutes unless otherwise advised. Board Members shall adhere to speaking limits per Board protocol. Please silence all electronic devices while within the meeting venue.
Limited partial parking validation may be available; please confer with the Neighborhood Board Assistant at the meeting.
III. PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTS (five minutes each)
A. Honolulu Fire Department
B. Honolulu Police Department
C. Neighborhood Citizen Patrol
IV. ELECTED OFFICIALS (five minutes each)
A. Governor's Representative - Damien Elefante
B. Mayor's Representative - Garrick Iwamuro
C. City Councilmember (District 6) - Carol Fukunaga
D. State Senator (District 13) - Karl Rhoads
E. State House Representative (District 26) - Scott Saiki
F. State House Representative (District 29) - Daniel Holt
V. PUBLIC CONCERNS (ten minutes; two minutes for each speaker for issues not on the Agenda)
A. Local volunteer opportunities during hurricane season and COVID-19. Mary Finley, Senior Volunteer Recruit-ment Specialist [American Red Cross of Hawaii] (10 minutes)
B. Liquor licensing and Administrative Branch processes. Peter Nakagawa, Chief Investigator [Honolulu Liquor Commission] (10 minutes)
VII. COMMUNITY GROUP REPORTS (five minutes each)
A. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
B. Chinatown Business and Community Association (CBCA)
C. Chinatown Watch
D. Safe Haven
A. Approval of 2 July 2020 regular meeting minutes
B. Rescission and replacement of 4 June 2020 regular meeting minutes as approved to facilitate online archival accuracy
A. Officerships and appointments
1. Election of Board Secretary
2. Election of Board Treasurer
3. Election of Board Sergeant-at-Arms
4. Appointment of representative to the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OahuMPO) Citizen Advi-sory Committee
B. Chair's report
C. Treasurer's report
D. Board members' concerns
E. Public notice of option to amend adopted Resolution NB13-2020-007
A. The next regular meeting of the Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board 13 is scheduled for Thursday 3 September 2020 at Hawaii Pacific University, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 3 at 6:00 pm.
B. The Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Citizen Patrol departs each Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm from the Di-amond Head Tower lobby of Kukui Plaza. Please bring a friend, join the patrol, and help identify areas of con-cern within 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 pm, as well as 6:00 am on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. An archive of past meetings may be found on by searching on .

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 Kap lama Hale, 925 Dillingham Boule-vard, Suite 160, Honolulu, HI 96817, by telephone on (808) 768-3710, fax (808) 768-3711, calling the Neighborhood Assistant on (808) 768-4224, or e-mailing Agenda documents and minutes are also available online at
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 am and 4:00 pm or email a request to at least three business days prior to the scheduled meeting.
All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office 48 hours prior to the meeting. Written and/or oral tes-timony may be submitted directly to the Board at the meeting. If submitting written testimony, please note the specific Board and agenda item(s) your testimony concerns. Send such to the Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Hon-olulu, HI 96817, fax (808) 768-3711, or email

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