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Requisite precautions to mitigate disease transmission during the meeting will be enforced by the sergeant at arms. 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 document.

To maintain meeting efficiency, persons within the gallery wishing to speak aloud regarding items on the agenda below must make all reasonable efforts to queue with appropriate distancing near the guest microphone before the prior speaker has completed his or her presentation or statements. Alternative means of submitting questions without approaching the microphone are available; please be mindful of advisements about such by the Chair.

When recognized by the Chair, advance from the queue, approach the microphone while following distancing precautions, 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 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 of the meeting. Please silence all electronic devices while within the meeting venue.

To permit sufficient 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.

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 Rick Blangiardi's Representative
C. City Council (District 6) - Carol Fukunaga []
D. State Senate (District 13) - Karl Rhoads []
E. State House (District 26) - Scott Saiki []
F. State House (District 29) - Daniel Holt []
V. PUBLIC CONCERNS (10 minutes; two minutes for each speaker for issues not on the agenda)
A. Impacts of homelessness, drug use, and mental illness on sex abuse. LLasmin Chaine (Associate Director, Kapi olani Medical Center for Women & Children's Sex Abuse Treatment Center) (15 minutes)
B. Resolution 2021-001: Restricting the sale of oil-based spray paints and pens to reduce graffiti in our neighborhood. Robert Armstrong (10 minutes)
VII. COMMUNITY GROUP REPORTS (five minutes each)
A. Safe Haven []
B. Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) []
A. Minutes of 3 December 2020
B. Minutes of 7 January 2021 (initial draft not released by NCO to permit editing and subsequent public review as of press deadline for February 2021 agenda document)
A. Chair's report
B. Treasurer's report
C. Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OahuMPO) Citizen Advisory Committee
D. Board members' concerns
E. Election of Board Secretary
F. Future agenda items
A. The next regular meeting of the Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Board 13 is scheduled for Thursday 4 March 2021 at Hawaii Pacific University, 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Multi-Purpose Room 2 at 6:00 pm.
B. The Downtown-Chinatown Neighborhood Citizen Patrol departs each Tuesday evening at 8:00 pm from the Diamond Head Tower lobby of Kukui Plaza. Please wear a mask, bring a friend, join the patrol, and help identify areas of concern 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 Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817, by telephone on (808) 768-3710, fax (808) 768-3711, calling Neighborhood Assistant Casey Ishitani on (808) 768-3707, 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 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. 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 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

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