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  • Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood Board Meeting November 2017 Agenda

  • Type: Community
    Date: Tuesday - 11/28/2017
    Time: 7:00 p.m.
    Makiki Christian Church
    829 Pensacola Street
    Honolulu, HI 96814
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With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office
Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 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)

3. Presentations
3.1 Meals on Wheels – Joal Murakami
3.2 Update on Ala Moana Transit-Oriented Development Plan and City Council Resolution 17-314 – Renee Espiau, Department of Planning and Permitting (
3.3 Neil S. Blaisdell Center Master Plan Update – Guy Kaulukukui, Department of Enterprise Services
3.4 Pensacola Street Bicycle Lane and Urban Core Complete Streets Project – Chris Sayers, Department of Transportation Services (
3.5 Auahi Street Parklets – Department of Transportation Services
3.6 1400 Kapiolani Interim Planned Development-Transit Application (IPD-T) – Keith Kurahashi, RM Towill/Avalon Group

4. Residents’ and Community Concerns

5. Board Member Reports and Attendance at Other Meetings
5.1 Community Action Committee Report

6. Elected Official Reports
6.1 Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative – Ian Santee, Deputy Director, 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) – Garrett Kamemoto
7.2 Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART)
7.2.1 Update on Ala Moana station and future development of the Locally-Preferred Alternative
7.3 Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) – Michelle Foyt

8. New Business (Discussion/Action)
8.1 Consider resolution providing comments on the Ala Moana Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan
8.2 Consider resolution providing comments on the Neal S. Blaisdell Master Plan Update
8.3 Consider resolution providing comments on the Pensacola Street Bicycle Lane
8.4 Consider resolution providing comments on the 1400 Kapi olani IPD-T Application
8.5 Consider resolution providing comments on Ala Moana station and future development of the Locally-Preferred Alternative

9. Board Business
9.1 Approval of the October 24, 2017 Regular Meeting Minutes
9.2 Addition of members to the Community Action Committee
9.3 Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Susan Oppie
9.4 Discussion of community thanks

10. Permit Reviews, Hearings, and Applications
10.1 Liquor Commission Hearing: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. (711 Kapiolani Blvd., 6th Floor)
10.1.1 1450 Ala Moana Blvd. #2525 – Tiki’s Street Tacos (Special License – temporary)
10.2 Liquor Commission Hearing: Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. (711 Kapiolani Blvd., 6th Floor)
10.2.1 888 Kapiolani Blvd. #102 – Italica Bar & Café (Category No. 2 – Live Entertainment)
10.2.2 888 Kapiolani Blvd #201 – Le Radici (Category No. 2 – Live Entertainment)
10.3 Special Liquor License Application for “The Chainsmokers” concert on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Kaka ako Waterfront Park
10.4 Historic Ala Moana 1940 Pump Station and Screen House Renovation (653 Ala Moana Boulevard): HCDA Declaration of Exemption from Environmental Assessment

11. Announcements
11.1 Honolulu Marathon: Sunday, December 10, 2017. Detours along Ala Moana Boulevard begin at 12:30 a.m. Roadways in Ala Moana and Downtown Honolulu (Ala Moana Boulevard, Nimitz Highway, Smith Street, King Street, Kapi olani Boulevard, and Pi ikoi Street Street) will be closed at approximately 4:30 a.m. and will be progressively opened around 6:30 a.m.-7:00 a.m., as race participants leave the area.
11.2 Jingle Rock Run: Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 3:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Hawaii State Capitol.
11.3 Next Meeting – The next regular meeting of the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 is scheduled for Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Makiki Christian Church.
11.4 Upcoming Committee Meetings – The next meetings for Community Action Committee are scheduled for Thursday, December 14, 2018 and Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ala Moana Regional Park, McCoy Pavilion Dining Room.
11.5 lelo Broadcasts ??? Broadcasts of the Ala Moana-Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 meetings are on lelo 49 on the first and third Thursdays at 8:00 a.m. and every second Sunday at 6:00 p.m.
11.6 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 St) – Mondays, 5:45 p.m.;
o Sheridan Park (833 Pi ikoi Street) – Monday/Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.;
o Keola La i 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 Kap lama 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
• 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 at 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at least three (3) business days before the scheduled meeting.
• 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:

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