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Kailua Neighborhood Board No. 31 Meeting

  • Kailua District Park 21 South Kainalu Drive Kailua, HI 96734 (map)

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017, 7:00 pm
KAILUA RECREATION CENTER, 21 SOUTH KAINALU DRIVE
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I. CALL TO ORDER: Vice Chair Levani Lipton

II. ANNOUNCEMENTS.
A. There will be a Kailua Town Hall Meeting presentation by Toby Clairmont, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), on disaster preparedness, including information on ballistic missile awareness. The meeting will be Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Kailua Intermediate School Cafetorium. Co-sponsored by Senator Thielen, Representative Thielen, Representative Lee, and the Kailua Neighborhood Board’s Committee on Public Safety, Public Health & Civil Defense.
B. The Department of Transportation Services (DTS) is considering consolidating theBus Routes PH4 (Kaneohe-Pearl Harbor Express via H-3) and PH5 (Kailua-Pearl Harbor Express via H-3). Some of the Kaneohe portion of the route will be discontinued and the remaining portion of the Kaneohe route would be added to the Kailua route. No Kailua service would be lost, however the route will take a bit longer to complete. Public comment is invited.

III. PUBLIC AGENCIES
A. Honolulu Police Department (HPD) representative.
B. Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) representative.
C. Board of Water Supply (BWS) representative (usually Dymian Racoma).
D. Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) representative (usually Tiffany Patrick).
E. Mayor Kirk Caldwell's representative (usually Andrew Pereira).
F. Governor David Ige's representative.

IV. RESIDENT AND COMMUNITY CONCERNS – Three (3) minutes each
Please sign in at meeting.

V. ELECTED OFFICIALS – Three (3) minutes each.
A. Senator Laura Thielen.
B. Representative Cynthia Thielen.
C. Representative Chris Lee.
D. Representative Ken Ito.
E. Senator Jill Tokuda.
F. Councilmember Ikaika Anderson.

VI. PRESENTATIONS – Discussion of Oahu’s Resilience Strategy by the Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency, Uyen T. Vong (Five (5) minute presentation with 10-15 minute survey via smartphone)

VII. REPORTS FROM MEMBERS WHO ATTENDED OTHER MEETINGS
A. Military Civilian Council: Terry Scott and/or Claudine Tomasa
B. Others

VIII. BOARD MOTIONS
Motion 1: The Kailua Neighborhood Board requests assurance from the Army Corps of Engineers that the Conditions of the Regional General Permit #2011-001 for the Maintenance Clearing of Rivers, Streams, Storm Drains, and Beach Areas are being complied with at Kaelepulu Stream Mouth at Kailua Beach Park. (PSPHCD Committee motion.)
Motion 2: Kailua Neighborhood Board No. 31 supports the resident request for the implementation of a one-way street (Makai direction) on Kaelepulu Drive between Aalapapa Drive and Mokulua Drive, as well as restricting parking to one side of Kaelepulu Drive and installing warning stripes around the speed hump. (Transportation Committee motion.) 
Motion 3: The Kailua Neighborhood Board appoints David Miyashiro as its liaison to the Kailua Chamber of Commerce, to attend Kailua Chamber of Commerce meetings, report back key concerns of the Kailua business community, and share with the Chamber any Kailua community concerns raised in the latest Kailua Neighborhood Board No. 31 meeting. (This motion from Mr. Matayoshi will require a second.)

IX. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Minutes of Thursday, September 7, 2017 and Thursday, October 5, 2017.

X. COMMITTEE REPORTS

A. Parks and Recreation Committee – Chair, Al Smith
1. A committee meeting was held on Thursday, October 19, 2017.
2. Approximately 50 residents from the community attended the meeting to discuss kite surfing in Kailua Bay. This included members of the Kailua Kiteboarders Club (KKC). The goal of the discussion was to clear up many of the misconceptions about kiting for non-kiters including the safety record of the activity in the Bay, what the kiting community is currently doing to improve safety including self-policing, how the KKC is working with the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) to regulate and improve the safety of kiting in the bay, current signage in Kailua Beach Park pertaining to kiting vs. desired signage, the desire to hold a meeting between open water swimmers and the kiting community to determine best practices to ensure safety of all recreants, a desire to hold a meeting with the lifeguards to improve the lifeguard’s ability to respond to kite incidents (dealing with lines, etc), and the desire on the part of the Kailua Kiteboarders Club to present at an upcoming General KNB Meeting. Next meeting is Thursday, November 16, 2017 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts Room.

B. Transportation and Public Works - Chair, Bill Hicks.
1. A committee meeting was held on Thursday, October 12, 2017. 
2. A short general discussion of old business issues took place, including:
During construction of the Kalapawai Triangle roundabout, pedestrians are being misdirected to not use the good sidewalk. The previous KNB motion for additional crosswalks at Kalaheo Avenue beach access points requires an action update.
3. Lanikai residential parking and one-way streets were considered. Resident Marya Grambs had submitted a comprehensive package of letters from the Lanikai Association, Bluestone AOAO, and Mid Pacific Country Club; 11 e-mails from residents; and resident petitions signed by 27 street residents -- all in support of making Kaelepulu Drive a one-way street (Makai direction) between Aalapapa Drive and Mokulua Drive due to the heavy vehicular traffic on that street and also to limit parking to one side of Kaelepulu Drive due to traffic congestion and the narrowness of the street. Kelly Aylward introduced the following motion which was seconded by Claudine Tomasa: “Kailua Neighborhood Board No. 31 supports the resident request for the implementation of a one-way street (Makai direction) on Kaelepulu Drive between Aalapapa Drive and Mokulua Drive, as well as restricting parking to one side of Kaelepulu Drive and installing warning stripes around the speed hump.” The motion was ADOPTED, 3-0-0 (Aye: Hicks, Tomasa, and Aylward; No: none; Abstain: none). Next meeting is the Second Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts Room.

C. Government and Community Services - Chair, Scot Matayoshi.
1. A committee meeting was attempted on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, but a quorum was not present to conduct business. Next meeting is Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts Room.
D. Planning, Zoning & Environment (PZ&E) - Chair, Donna Wong.
1. A committee meeting was held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
2. Maunawili – HRT proposed ag subdivisions and Maunawili Trail relocation
3. General Plan 2011 Update
4. Kawainui-Hamakua Master Plan Project
5. Short-term Vacation Rentals
6. Enchanted Lake/Kaelepulu canal discharge into Kailua Bay
7. Kalaheo Hillside proposed sale of City owned property
8. Kapa`a Industrial Park
9. Accessory dwelling Units (ADU)
10. Aikahi Sewage Treatment Plant
11. 144 Kaapuni DEIS
Next meeting is the third Tuesday, November 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Kalama Beach Park.
E. Public Safety Public Health & Civil Defense (PSPHCD) - Chair, Claudine Tomasa.
1. A committee meeting was held on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Attendance: Committee members Bill Hicks, Levani Lipton, Malina Kaulukukui, Jeff Zuckernick. Community residents: Vern Hinsvark and Leonard Lepine.
2. Public Safety Public Health
a. Update/Report Water Quality Monitoring - Kailua Bay/ Kaelepulu Canal:
No response from City’s Dept. of Facility Management and State Dept. Of Health to Chair Hicks letter of September 13th requesting information on: 
(1) What are the on-going water sampling locations and results?
(2) What does the City consider to be the optimum frequency and duration for stream flows into Kailua Bay?
(3) If the optimum frequency and duration was achieved, what are the projected pollution levels for the flow into Kailua Bay (both currently, and upon completion of the storm drain project)?
(4) What harm would be done to Kailua Bay from such stream flows?
(5) What potential health risks would such stream flows pose to nearby swimmers?
(6) During periods of streamflow would signs be posted to warn swimmers of the discharge?
(7) What is the historical frequency and duration of previous stream flows?
(8) If the frequency and/or duration have been deliberately increased or decreased over the years, what was the outcome of those changes?
- Both residents and committee members believe that the City has not complied with conditions of the Regional General Permit #2011-001 during the monthly opening at the Kaelepulu Canal mouth. Photos taken by residents of recent Kaelepulu Canal opening clearly demonstrated the concerns - no water quality testing during/after berm opening, children playing in contaminated water, no screening to prevent large debris from flowing into the open ocean.
- The permit that was obtained from the Corps of Engineers will expire in October. According to residents there is a 30 day public comment period to the Corps of Engineers. Discussion about educating the community and presenting concerns to the COE during the 30 day public comment period.
- A motion was proposed and moved for Board Action - addressed to Tunis McElwain, Chief Regulatory Branch, Honolulu District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
“The Kailua Neighborhood Board requests assurance from the Army Corps of Engineers that the Conditions of the Regional General Permit #2001-001 for the Maintenance of Cleaning of Rivers,
Streams, Storm Drains, and Beach areas are being complied with at Kaelepulu Stream Mouth at Kailua Beach Park.”
b. Update/Report Homeless Population in Kailua Subcommittee (Ms. Kaulukukui & Ms. Lipton):
- The Subcommittee met October 6th. There were 16 people in attendance including 3 volunteer facilitators. There is a record keeper with the facilitation team. Two HPD officers were present. Good cross section of people interested in keeping the community safe and groups interested in providing services for the homeless population. A homeless individual also attended.
- Discussed opportunity to obtain monies from foundations supporting communities getting together promoting public service. Will the neighborhood commission support this? Can the subcommittee apply for grants? Awaiting response from the neighborhood commission.
- Will continue meeting every month. Discussion about obtaining liability insurance coverage from the City/ Neighborhood Commission Office to continue holding meetings at private facilities i.e. churches, etc.
3. Civil Defense
a. Town Hall Meeting on Ballistic Missile Presentation. 
- Senator Thielen is working with HIEMA to hold a Town Hall Meeting for Kailua during the month of November covering ballistic missile preparedness. More information to follow on specific date/time/place.
Next meeting is second Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts Room.

F. Committee membership motions – Changes to committee membership. (Robin Medeiros has resigned from the Government and Community Services Committee.)

G. Treasurer's Report 

H. Chair’s Report: 
1. Committee agendas for Thursday, December 7, 2017 due by Sunday, November 26, 2017.
2. The Thursday, December 7, 2017 meeting will be preceded by the annual Kailua Neighborhood Board holiday pot luck social between 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

XI. ADJOURNMENT. 
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November, 2017 Committee Meeting Agendas

HOMELESSNESS IN KAILUA SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE PHPSCD COMMITTEE:
First Sunday, November 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. St. Christopherʻs Church, 93 North Kainalu Drive. Co-Chairs: Malina Kaulukukui and Levani Lipton with facilitation by Tom DiGrazia, Director, Mediation Center--Windward Oahu. Members: Jeff Zuckernick, Judy Fujimoto, Kelly Aylward, Al Smith. 
1. Call to Order.
2. Announcements.
3. Establish objectives/points of significant impact.
4. Establish preliminary subject matter working/task groups.
5. Identify and clarify the parameters of the sub-committee.
6. Request educational presentations from our committee members. 
7. New Issues.
8. Adjournment.

PUBLIC SAFETY, PUBLIC HEALTH, AND CIVIL DEFENSE (PHPSCD) COMMITTEE:
Second Thursday, November 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center’s Arts and Crafts Room. Chair: Claudine Tomasa ctomasa@gmail.com Members: Judy Fujimoto, Bill Hicks, Malina Kaulukukui, Levani Lipton, Gary Weller, and Jeff Zuckernick.
1. Call to Order.
2. Announcements. 
3. Continuing Issues. 
a. Public Safety/Public Health
(1) Update/Report Homeless Population in Kailua Subcommittee (Ms. Kaulukukui & Ms. Lipton) 
(2) Update/Report Water Quality Monitoring - Kailua Bay/ Kaelepulu Canal
b. Civil Defense
(1) Disaster Preparedness Subcommittee
- Update/Report Pilot Project - Tsunami education for Kailua Public Schools
4. New Issues
5. Adjournment

TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE:
Second Thursday, November 9, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts room. Chair: Bill Hicks, hicksw001@hawaii.rr.com Members: Kelly Aylward, Judy Fujimoto, Claudine Tomasa, and Gary Weller.
1. Call to Order.
2. Approval of Minutes.
3. Announcements.
4. Continuing Issues.
a. Kailua Comprehensive Traffic Studies.
b. Pedestrian safety/crosswalk issues, including Kalaheo Avenue.
c. Bicycle issues.
d. DTS developments in Lanikai, at the Kalapawai Market, and on Kuulei Road.
5. New Issues.
6. Adjournment.

PLANNING, ZONING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE:
Third Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Kalama Beach Park, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Chair: Donna Wong. Members: Kelly Aylward, Susan Dowsett, Breton Frazer, Levani Lipton, Teresa Parsons, Steve Trecker, and Gary Weller.
1. Call to Order.
2. Approval of Minutes.
3. Announcements.
4. Maunawili – HRT proposed ag subdivisions and Maunawili Trail relocation
5. General Plan 2011 Update
6. Kawainui-Hamakua Master Plan Project
7. Short-term Vacation Rentals
8. Enchanted Lake/Kaelepulu canal discharge into Kailua Bay
9. Kalaheo Hillside proposed sale of City owned property
10. Kapa`a Industrial Park
11. Accessory dwelling Units (ADU)
12. Aikahi Sewage Treatment Plant
13. 144 Kaapuni DEIS
14. Ironwood trees along Kailua Road
15. Adjournment.
GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMITTEE:
Third Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts room. Chair: Scot Matayoshi. Members: David Miyashiro and Gary Weller.
1. Call to Order.
2. Approval of Minutes.
3. Announcements.
4. Continuing Issues.
a. Kailua Dog Park.
b. Business/government forum.
5. New Issues.
6. Adjournment.

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMITTEE:
Third Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Kailua Recreation Center, Arts and Crafts room. Al Smith, Chair. alexanderwilliamsmith@yahoo.com Members: Kelly Malia Aylward and Levani Lipton
1. Call to Order.
2. Approval of Minutes.
3. Announcements.
4. Continuing Issues Status. 
a. Trash & Recycling bins at all public beach access points
b. EIS Preparation Notice for Haiku Stairs
5. New Issues.
a. Prevention of erosion on Lanikai Pillbox Trail
b. Pohakupu Neighborhood Park Playground Equipment
6. Adjournment.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: Recess in November, 2017. Board Officers.

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