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  • Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood Board Meeting September 2019 Agenda

  • Type: Community
    Date: Tuesday - 9/24/2019
    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, September 24, 2019, 6:30 p.m. (Note – New Time)
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. Filling of Vacancies (Proof of residency required, Oath of Office as needed)
3.1 Subdistrict 2 – Official boundary description: “Beginning at the junction of Keeaumoku and King Streets, south along Keeaumoku Street to Kapiolani Boulevard, thence west along Kapiolani Boulevard to Pensacola Street, thence north along Pensacola Street to King Street, thence southeast along King Street to Keeaumoku Street.”

4. Presentations (Five (5) minutes)
4.1 Ala Moana Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan Amendment – Proposal to increase height and density for the Ala Moana Center – Kris Hui, Brookfield Properties and Keith Kurahashi, RM Towill Corporation
4.2 1667 Kapiolani Boulevard Development – Interim Planned Development –Transit (IPD-T) Permit application for a 305 unit hotel, 480 unit condominium/ hotel and 84 unit affordable rental development with ground-floor commercial spaces at 1667 Kapi olani Boulevard – Keith Kurahashi, RM Towill Corporation
4.3 Ka Po e o Kaka ako Update – John Ka ulupali
4.4 Community Update on Ala Moana Regional Park – Shar Chun-Lum, Save Ala Moana Beach Park Hui and M lama Moana

5. Elected Official Reports
5.1 Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative – Ian Santee, Deputy Director, Honolulu Emergency Services Department 
5.2 City Councilmember Carol Fukunaga (District 6)
5.3 City Councilmember Ann Kobayashi (District 5) – Cliff Kaneshiro, staff
5.4 City Councilmember Tommy Waters (District 4)
5.5 State Representative Tom Brower (District 22)
5.6 State House Speaker Scott Saiki (District 26) – James Stone, staff
5.7 State Senator Sharon Moriwaki (District 12) – Charles Izumoto, staff
5.8 Governor David Ige's Representative – Cindy McMillan, Director of Communications
5.9 U.S. Congressman Ed Case – Chad Wolke, staff

6. Agency Reports
6.1 Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) – Francine Murray
6.2 Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) – Pat Lee
6.3 Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS)

7. Residents’ and Community Concerns

8. Board Member Reports
8.1 Attendance at other meetings
8.2 Chair’s Report

9. Unfinished Business
9.1 Consider resolution regarding Helicopter Noise and Safety
9.2 Consider actions regarding Ala Wai Flood Mitigation Project

10. New Business (Discussion/Action)
10.1 Consider resolution regarding Ala Wai Promenade 
10.2 Consider formation of a Permitted Interaction Group to develop community advisory recommendations to the Department of Parks and Recreation for implementation of a Dog Park in Kaka ako
10.3 Discuss and consider actions, regarding Kaka ako Subdistrict Representation
10.4 Discuss and consider actions, regarding bus stop on Piikoi after Ala Moana Boulevard

11. Board Business
11.1 Approval of the Monday, June 25, 2019, Monday, July 23, 2019, Initial Convening Meeting, and Monday, August 27, 2019 Regular Meeting Minutes
11.2 Treasurer’s Report – Treasurer Bryan Mick
11.3 Identify delegate for Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (OahuMPO) Citizen Advisory Committee

12. Permit Reviews, Hearings, and Applications
12.1 Hawaii Community Development Authority – Decision-making hearing on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at 547 Queen Street, 2nd Floor, regarding the proposed Victoria Place project, a 350-unit residential tower at 1100 Ala Moana Boulevard.
12.2 Liquor Commission Application – Hearing on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. at 711 Kapi olani Boulevard regarding a Transfer of Application from LTI, Inc. to E&J Venture Corporation for Club Lotus (1400 Kapi olani Boulevard); Category No. 4 (Dispenser General) License.

13. Community Neighborhood Watches
13.1 Mother Waldron Park (525 Cooke Street) – Mondays, 5:45 p.m.; 
13.2 Sheridan Park (833 Pi ikoi Street) – Monday/Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.; 
13.3 Keola La i Condominium (600 Queen Street) Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.; 
13.4 Kolowalu Park (1177 Queen Street) – 1st and 2nd Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.; and 
13.5 Atkinson Towers (419A Atkinson Drive) – Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m.

14. Announcements
14.1 Next Meeting – The next regular meeting of the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Makiki Christian Church.
14.2 Upcoming Committee Meetings – The next Community Action Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the entrance to the McCoy Pavilion at the Ala Moana Regional Park.
14.3 Sheridan Citizens Patrol – The Honolulu Police Department Community Policing Team and the Sheridan Citizens Patrol will be hosting a meet-and-greet on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at the Makiki Christian Church, 829 Pensacola Street.
14.4 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 2:00 p.m., and every second Sunday at 6:00 p.m. Schedule is at or full archive at
14.5 No Loitering – Please do not loiter on Makiki Christian Church grounds after 9:00 p.m. Mahalo.

15. Adjournment

• 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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