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Presentation to the Manoa Neighborhood Board No. 7

  • Noelani Elementary School cafeteria 2655 Woodlawn Drive Honolulu, HI, 96822 United States (map)

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Noelani Elementary School Cafetorium
2655 Woodlawn Drive Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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 are encouraged to keep their comments to less than three (3) minutes, and those giving reports are urged to keep their reports 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 (12) of this 17-member Board is needed to add an item to the agenda. Items may not be added if they are of major importance and will affect a significant number of people.

I. CALL TO ORDER – Chair Dale Kobayashi

II. CITY MONTHLY REPORTS (Limited to three (3) minutes each)
A. Honolulu Fire Department
B. Honolulu Police Department
C. Board of Water Supply – Dominic Dias

A. Oahu Invasive Species Committees of Hawaii (OISC) – Erin Bishop (
B. Be Ready Manoa – Helen Nakano
C. University of Hawaii at Mānoa – Elmer Kaʻai
D. Paradise Park – Napua Wong

IV. VACANCIES – One (1) Vacancy in Subdistrict 2 (Upper Mānoa). One (1) Vacancy in Subdistrict 3 (Middle Mānoa). One (1) Vacancy in Subdistrict 4 (Lower Mānoa) (Proof of residency required)
Oath of Office (as required)

A. Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Representative – Executive Director Ed Hawkins, Mayor’s Office of Economic Development (
B. City Councilmember Ann Kobayashi (District V, 768-5005,
C. Governor David Ige’s Representative – Director Scott Glenn, State Department of Health, Office of Environmental Quality Control
D. Senator Brian Taniguchi (District 11, 586-6460,
E. Representative Isaac Choy (District 23, 586-8475,

A. Removal of Mid-Block Crosswalk on University Avenue by Sinclair Library at University of Hawaii

VII. RESIDENTS’/ COMMUNITY CONCERNS – Limited to three (3) minutes each

VIII. PRESENTATIONS (Limited to five (5) minutes) 
A. Assessing and Addressing Honolulu’s Resilience in the 21st Century – Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency – Uyen Vong
B. Beckwith Hillside Adult Day Care – T.J. Young
C. Bikeshare Hawaii – Justine Espiritu
D. 1,000 Tree Giveaway – Jeremy Lam, Mānoa Branch Outdoor Circle

A. Approval of the March 7, 2018 regular meeting minutes – Secretary Joan Koff
B. Three (3)-Absences Letter for Gary Andersen
X. REPORTS (Limited to three (3) minutes each)
A. Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Patti Hoe

A. Next Regular Board Meeting – The next Mānoa Neighborhood Board No. 7 meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at the Noelani Elementary School, 2655 Woodlawn Drive at 7:00 p.m. 
B. ʻŌlelo Broadcasts – Watch the Mānoa Neighborhood Board No. 7 regular meetings on ʻŌlelo Channel 49 on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. and on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month at 3:00 p.m. The ʻŌlelo program schedule is at –


Reference Information

R.1. A map of the subdistrict boundaries is at – For more information, please call the Neighborhood Commission Office at 768-3710 or attend this meeting, when an opportunity to join the Board will be presented. 
R.2. Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) & Budget Planning: Suggestions for capital improvement projects (CIP) in the Mānoa Neighborhood Board district and adjacent areas are welcome at any time in preparation for planning activities and the next fiscal year budgets. Please contact the Board or any elected official for our area to convey your ideas.

For more information, please contact: 
Chair: Dale Kobayashi 808-348-0389

Neighborhood Assistant: K. Russell Ho 808-768-3715

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

All written testimony must be received in the Neighborhood Commission Office 48 hours prior to the meeting. If within 48 hours, 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 to: Neighborhood Commission Office, 925 Dillingham Boulevard, Suite 160 Honolulu, Hawaii 96817. Fax: (808) 768-3711. Email: 

If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter; interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the NCO at (808) 768-3710 or email your request to at least three (3) business days prior to the meeting.