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Presentation to the Waimanalo Neighborhood Board No. 32

  • Bellows Air Force Station 711 Tinker Road Waimanalo, HI, 96795 United States (map)

MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018
National Guard Training Cafeteria
711 Tinker Road
Bellows Air Force Station, Waimānalo
*****7:00 p.m. – NEW TIME*****

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 and those giving reports are encouraged to keep their comments to less than three (3) minutes. 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 (9) of this 13-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.

I. CALL TO ORDER – Chair Wilson Kekoa Ho
A. Neighborhood Board Welcome and Greetings
B. Opening pule

II. PRIMARY EMERGENCY PROVIDERS (Limited to three (3) minutes each)
A. Honolulu Fire Department Report
B. Honolulu Police Department Report
C. Board of Water Supply Report – Danielle Ornellas

III. FILLING OF BOARD VACANCIES – One (1) in Subdistrict 2 - (Core Homes), due to Rufino Magliba moving out of his Subdistrict and one (1) in Subdistrict 4 - (Banyan Tree), due to the resignation of Jennifer Cirillo Nahinu (Proof of residency required before nomination) (Oath of Office, as required)

IV. CLUBS/COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS REPORTS (Limited to three (3) minutes each)
A. Military Reports
1. Hawaii National Guard – Lieutenant Colonel Barksdale
2. Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Tiffany Patrick/ Danny Hayes
B. Bellows Air Force Station – Major Christina Kreps/ Jennifer Rivera
C. University of Hawaii, College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources – Ilima Ho-Lastimosa
D. Hawaii Job Corps – Julie Dugan
E. Waimānalo Health Center – Piʻilani Kai
F. Education Reports
1. Waimānalo Elementary and Intermediate School
2. Blanche Pope Elementary School
G. Mālama Honua Public Charter School – Principal Denise Espania
H. Blue Zones Project – Cherie Andrade/ Grace Sato
I. Hui Mālama O Ke Kai – Kirk Deitschman/ Kanani Youart
J. Waimānalo Canoe Club – Scotty Reis Moniz
K. Waimānalo Homestead Association – Moana Akana
L. Residential Youth Services & Empowerment Hawaii – Carla Houser
M. YouthBuild Waimānalo – Josiah Akau, Sam Malani, and Scotty Reis Moniz

V. RESIDENTS’/COMMUNITY CONCERNS (Limited to three (3) minutes each)
A. Humuniki Low Cost Housing – Andrew Jamila
B. New Bus Terminus at 41-702 Kalanianaʻole Highway, Effective Sunday, March 4, 2018 – Director John Noguchi, Oahu Transit Services, Inc.
C. Pali Highway Improvements – Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative Jim Howe
D. Future of the Poalima Street Sidewalk – Andrew Jamila
E. Homeless Campsite Availability – Shannon Alivado
F. Kaiapuni schools – Hawaiian language immersion school in Waimānalo – Oriana Coleman

VI. BOARD BUSINESS (Discussion/Action)
A. Assessing and Addressing Honolulu’s Resilience in the 21st Century – Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency – Uyen Vong or Staff

A. Residentially-Challenged Committee – Co-Chairs Shannon Alivado and Kukana Kama-Toth
B. Transportation Committee – Co-Chairs Ted Ralston and Kukana Kama-Toth

A. Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Representative – Director Jim Howe, Honolulu Emergency Services Department
B. City Councilmember J. Ikaika Anderson – Alan Texeira
C. Governor David Ige's Representative – Deputy Director Mary Alice Evans, Department of Business, Economic Development, and Tourism
D. Senator Laura Thielen – Community Concerns
E. Representative Chris Lee


A. Next Regular Board Meeting – The next Waimānalo Neighborhood Board No. 32 regular monthly meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 9, 2018 at the Hawaii National Guard Training Cafeteria, 711 Tinker Road at 7:00 p.m.
B. Next Transportation Committee Meeting – The next Transportation Committee meeting is scheduled for the last Wednesday of the month, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Waimānalo Public Library, 41-3120 Kalanianaʻole Highway.
C. Next Residentially-Challenged Committee Meeting – The next Residentially-Challenged Committee meeting is scheduled for the last Wednesday of the month, on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Waimānalo Public Library, 41-3120 Kalanianaʻole Highway.
D. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Classes – CERT classes are on Monday evenings at 6:00 p.m. at the Blanche Pope Elementary School – Michael Kahumoku
E. Tour de Cure Diabetes Bike Ride on Saturday, March 17, 2018 – Danielle Tuata
F. Waimānalo Farm Parade on Saturday, May 5, 2018 – Frankie Koethe
G. 2018 ʻŌlelo Broadcast Schedule – The Waimānalo Neighborhood Board No. 32 meetings are broadcast on ʻŌlelo Channel 49 on the fourth (4th) Monday of the month at 9:00 p.m. and on the first (1st) and third (3rd) Saturdays of the month at 3:00 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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