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Presentation to the Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood Board No. 11

  • Makiki Christian Church 829 Pensacola Street Honolulu, HI, 96814 United States (map)

Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
Makiki Christian Church
829 Pensacola Street

Rules of Speaking: Anyone wishing to speak is asked to raise his/her hand, and when recognized by the Chair, to address comments to the Chair. Speakers shall keep their comments to under three (3) minutes, and those giving reports are urged to keep their reports to three (3) minutes or less. Please silence all electronic devices.

Note: The Board may take action on any agenda item. As required by the State Sunshine Law (HRS 92), specific issues not noted on this agenda cannot be voted on, unless added to the agenda. A two-thirds (2/3) vote (6) of this nine (9)-member Board is needed to add an item to the agenda. Adding an item to the agenda, however, is not permitted if (1) the item to be added is of reasonably major importance and (2) action on the item by the board will affect a significant number of persons. Determination of whether a specific matter may be added to an agenda must be done on a case-by-case basis.

1. Call to Order: Chair Ryan Tam
1.1 Roll call

2. Public Safety Reports
2.1 Honolulu Fire Department (HFD)
2.2 Honolulu Police Department (HPD)
2.2.1 2018 Police Week Memorial March on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. 

3. Presentations
3.1 Super Friends Food Drive Festival – Megan Omura, Honolulu Beerworks
3.2 Biki Outreach and Summer Expansion – Justine Espiritu, Bikeshare Hawaii
3.3 Noodle Fest – Toby Tamaye, AT Marketing
3.4 Ward Village Update – Todd Apo, The Howard Hughes Corporation
3.5 The Central Ala Moana 201H Affordable Housing Tower (1391 Kapiolani Boulevard) – Lowell Chun
3.6 Discussion of O‘ahu’s Resilience Strategy by the Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency - and survey at
3.7 Pensacola Street and Ward Avenue Complete Streets Concept Designs – Chris Sayers, Department of Transportation Services

4. Residents’ and Community Concerns

5. Board Member Reports and Attendance at Other Meetings
5.1 Community Action Committee Report
5.2 Chair’s Report

6. Elected Official Reports
6.1 Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative – Deputy Director Ian Santee, Department of Emergency Services
6.2 City Councilmember Carol Fukunaga
6.3 City Councilmember Ann Kobayashi – James Larson, staff
6.4 City Councilmember Trevor Ozawa – Kurt Tsuneyoshi, staff
6.5 State Representative Tom Brower
6.6 State House Speaker Scott Saiki – James Stone, staff
6.7 State Senator Brickwood Galuteria – Raytan Vares, staff
6.8 Governor David Ige's Representative – Cindy McMillan, Director of Communications

7. Agency Reports
7.1 Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) – Executive Director Garett Kamemoto
7.2 Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) – Pat Lee
7.3 Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) – Michelle Foyt

8. New Business (Discussion/Action)
8.1 Discussion about vacation or transient rentals for periods of between 30 and 180 days in Kakaʻako

9. Board Business
9.1 Approval of the November 28, 2017 and January 23, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes
9.2 Addition of members to the Community Action Committee
9.3 Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Susan Oppie

10. Permit Reviews, Hearings, and Applications
10.1 Liquor Commission Hearing: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (711 Kapiolani Blvd., 6th Floor)
10.1.1 Agave and Vine, 1450 Ala Moana Boulevard (Category No. 3 – Live entertainment)
10.1.2 Yum Cha Hawaii, 1341 Kapiolani Boulevard (Category No. 1 – Restaurant General)
10.1.3 King 7 Market, 1407 South King Street (Category No. 1 – Standard Bar)
10.2 Liquor Commission Hearing: Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (711 Kapiolani Blvd., 6th Floor) for Real A Gastropub, 506 Keawe Street (Category No. 2 – Live entertainment)

11. Announcements
11.1 Next Meeting – The next regular meeting of the Ala Moana/Kakaʻako Neighborhood Board No. 11 is scheduled for Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Makiki Christian Church.
11.2 Upcoming Committee Meetings – The next meeting for Community Action Committee are scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ala Moana Regional Park, McCoy Pavilion Dining Room.
11.3 King’s 10K Run – The Honolulu Marathon is holding a 10K run at Thomas Square on Saturday, March 4, 2018. The race begins at 6:30 a.m., and affects Beretania, Punchbowl, Pohukaina, Keawe, Ilalo, Ward, Ala Moana Boulevard, Ahui, Olomehani, and Ohe Streets. Road closures will begin at approximately 5:30 a.m. and continue until about 8:30 a.m. 
11.4 Primary Urban Center Watershed Management Plan Community Meeting #2 – Meeting to discuss current water use and planning for the future is scheduled for Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the Ala Wai Elementary School (503 Kamoku Street) at 7:00 p.m.
11.5 Inaugural Noodle Fest – A street festival dedicated to noodles will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Auahi Street will be closed to vehicle traffic between Ward Center and Nordstrom Rack. 
11.6 Super Friends Food Drive Festival – Honolulu Beerworks and the Hawaii Food Bank are hosting a canned food drive and street festival on Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Street closures along Cooke Street (Ala Moana Boulevard to Auahi Street) begin at 9:00 a.m.
11.7 ʻŌlelo Broadcasts – Broadcasts of the Ala Moana-Kakaʻako Neighborhood Board No. 11 meetings are on ʻŌlelo 49 on the first and third Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. and every second Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
11.8 No Loitering – Please do not loiter on Makiki Christian Church grounds after 9:00 p.m. Mahalo.

12. Adjournment

• Community Neighborhood Watches: 
o Mother Waldron Park (525 Cooke Street) – Mondays, 5:30 p.m.; 
o Sheridan Park (833 Piʻikoi Street) – Monday/Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.; 
o Keola Laʻi Condominium (600 Queen Street) Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.; 
o Kolowalu Park (1177 Queen Street) – 1st and 2nd Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.
• 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 Kapālama Hale, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817; Telephone (808) 768-3710 Fax (808) 768-3711; or call Neighborhood Assistant K. Russell Ho at (808) 768-3715 or e-mail Agendas and minutes are also available on the internet at
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