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  • Ala Moana-Kakaako Neighborhood Board Meeting April 2018 Minutes

With Permission / Courtesy of: City and County of Honolulu Neighborhood Commission Office

CALL TO ORDER - Chair Ryan Tam called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m. Quorum was established with six (6) members present. Note - This nine (9)-member Board requires five (5) members to establish quorum and to take official Board action. Chair Tam welcomed attendees to the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 and thanked them for their citizen participation into the government decision-making process.

ROLL CALL - William Ammons, Michael Zehner, Chair Ryan Tam, K. Russell Ho (Neighborhood Assistant), Jayne Cloutier, Susan Oppie, and Ron Komine, Jr.

Board Members Absent - Rodney Chang and Chris Chung.

Vacancies ??? There was one (1) vacancy in Subdistrict 2 - Official boundary description: "Beginning at the junction of Keeaumoku and King Streets, south along Keeaumoku Street to Kapi olani 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."

Guests - Cindy McMillan (Governor David Ige's Representative, Office of the Governor); Raytan Vares (Senator Brickwood Galuteria's Office), James Stone (House Speaker Scott Saiki's Office), Director Jim Howe (Honolulu Emergency Services Department (HESD); Deputy Director Jeanne Ishikawa (Department of Parks and Recreation); Councilmember Carol Fukunaga, Jaren McCartney (Councilmember Ann Kobayashi's Office), Kurt Tsuneyoshi (Councilmember Trevor Ozawa's Office), Captain Casey B. Ferreira (Honolulu Fire Department), Lieutenant Baron Lee and Sergeant Harold Chi (Honolulu Police Department, District 1), Garett Kamemoto (Hawaii Community Development Authority), Pat Lee (Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation); Lowell Chun, Tim Yi, Mr. Young Jun Choi, Ms. Soyoun Park, Vern Inoshita, and Johnny Wu (The Central Ala Moana); Jack M.H.R. Tilfer, Giannicola Tumino, Siu Fung Tang, and Hua Yong Li (University of Hawai i at M noa); Klaus Radfke and Eric Breslow (Nauru Tower), David Wei, Jenny Chen; Allen Kam (Mobilitie); Richard A. "Andy" Riley and M. Siddiqui (Walea Condominium), Rob Thompson, Ronald Higa (Liliha/Puunui/Alewa/Kamehameha Heights Neighborhood Board No.14); Nam E. H. and Chi Hau Lo; Dexter Okada (KBLA), Elmo G., Shar Chun-Lun, Jeff Carbaugh (Hawai i Convention Center), Bruce Lum, Franklin Chung, Daniel Strongoh, Tom Schnell (PBR Hawai i), Sharon Moriwaki (Kaka ako United), Cedric Duarte (TKG), Videographer (Integrated Multimedia Consultants, Videographer), and K. Russell Ho (Neighborhood Commission Office).


Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) ??? Captain Casey B. Ferreira reported the following:
• March 2018 Fire Statistics - There were 2 structure fires, 2 cooking fires, 25 activated alarms (no fire), 244 medical emergencies, 4 motor vehicle collisions with a pedestrian, 4 motor vehicle crash/collisions, and 1 ocean rescue.
• Fire Safety Tip: Home Fire Sprinklers:
o Fire sprinklers respond quickly and effectively to fire, often extinguishing the fire prior to the fire department's arrival.
o Fire sprinklers can save lives and property from fire. In 2014, the National Fire Protection Association found that sprinklers reduced fire deaths by 83% and property loss in homes by 69%.
o Common fire sprinkler myths:
• Myth: All fire sprinklers will go off at once.
• Fact: Systems are designed so the sprinkler head closest to the fire is activated.
• Myth: Fire sprinklers cause a lot of water damage.
• Fact: Typically, sprinklers utilize 13 to 18 gallons of water per minute. Fire-fighting hoses flow at least ten times that of a sprinkler.
o Fire sprinklers in the home is like having a fire fighter in the home 24 hours a day and ready to extinguish a fire!
Honolulu Police Department (HPD) - Lieutenant Baron Lee introduced Sergeant Harold Chi and reported the following:
• March 2018/February 2018 Statistics - There were 18/18 motor vehicle thefts, 11/8 burglaries, 149/156 thefts, 53/46 unauthorized entries into motor vehicles (UEMV), 22/14 assaults, 5/3 sexual assault, 1/3 graffiti incidents, and 12/9 drug offenses. There were 8,002/7,373 calls for service. More statistics can be found on the HPD website at -
• Pedestrian Safety Tips - These tips were reported in January 2018, but due to pedestrian accidents, they were issued again. Be safe and be seen by others:
o Wear bright/light colored clothing and reflective materials.
o Carry a flashlight when walking at night.
o Cross the street in a well-lit area at night.
o Stand clear of buses, hedges, parked cars, or other obstacles before crossing, so drivers can see you.
o Stay sober and do not assume vehicles will stop. Always make eye contact with drivers.
o Be smart. Always walk on the sidewalk. If there is no sidewalk, walk facing traffic.
o Be aware of vehicles backing up.
o Do not rely solely on pedestrian signals. Look both ways before you cross the road.
o Obey traffic signals such as WALK/DON'T WALK signs. Countdown Signal - When the flashing palm (or countdown) comes on, do not enter the crosswalk. If already in the crosswalk, proceed to the other side. This allows for turning drivers to turn.
o When crossing multiple lanes, look across ALL lanes you must cross and make eye contact with drivers in each lane before proceeding.
o Do not use electronic devices, while crossing a crosswalk.

Comments followed:
1. Pedestrian Accidents - Oppie asked if there was an increase in pedestrian accidents. Lieutenant Lee noted that, in general, pedestrians should be reminded of pedestrian safety.
2. Blackening of Crosswalks - A resident noticed that the City was painting out crosswalks, which made him walk further to the next crosswalk to cross and he saw people running across King Street. Lieutenant Lee mentioned that the City may be re-figuring the crosswalks. Chair Tam added that pedestrians can cross at unmarked crosswalks, when it is safe, and that this item will be discussed later on the agenda. When crossing multiple lanes, Lieutenant Lee reminded pedestrians to make eye contact with drivers, before moving into the next lane.

FILLING OF VACANCY IN 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." There was an interested resident, but she lived in a different subdistrict. As there were no volunteers, Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.


Ala Moana Regional Park and Ocean Safety Division Plans - Director Jim Howe, Honolulu Emergency Services Department (HESD) and Deputy Director Jeanne Ishikawa, Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) reported on the Ocean Safety facilities at Ala Moana Beach Park, which was not part of the Ala Moana Beach Park Master Plan. The Ocean Safety Division is the third part of Public Safety. The handout had a map that showed the current Training Center and Storage Facility. The Training Center is shared with DPR Rangers, HPD, and the Ocean Safety staff and equipment. So, HESD is proposing to move the Training Center to the Diamond Head-side of Ala Moana Beach Park and build two (2) interim storage facilities. The project is to start after August 2018 and public input is requested. Deputy Director Ishikawa added that DPR is working with HESD to improve public safety and service.

Comments followed:
1. Security - Cloutier asked about security. Director Howe said they will have covers over the locks for added security.
2. Timeline - Director Howe noted the permitting process could be done by July 2018.
3. Board Action - Chair Tam asked if any Board action was needed. Director Howe responded that Board action was not needed for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) minor, but he wanted to notify the Board of the project.

As there were no objections, the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 ADOPTED the motion to support the expansion of the Ocean Safety Facilities at the Ala Moana Regional Park, by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, 6-0-0 (AYE: Ammons, Cloutier, Komine, Oppie, Tam, and Zehner; NAY: None; ABSTAIN: None).

The Central Ala Moana 201H Affordable Housing Tower (1391 Kapiolani Boulevard) - Lowell Chun introduced the Central Ala Moana development team and reported the following:
• Introductions - The team included Tim Yi, of SamKoo Hawaii, the project developer; Mr. Young Jun Choi, his General Manager; Ms. Soyoun Park, SamKoo's Administrative Manager; Vern Inoshita; and Johnny Wu, of Design Partners, the architect.
• The Project - The Central Ala Moana is a 201H Affordable Housing project under the guidance of the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC), located at 1391 Kapi olani Boulevard. Standing along the makai side of Kapi olani Boulevard, the Central Ala Moana will stand 400-feet tall with 43 floors to make room for larger units with higher ceilings. It will provide 513 units, with the complete range of studios, one (1)-bedrooms, two (2)-bedrooms, and three (3)-bedrooms, of which -
o 60% or 310 units will be affordable to households earning 100 - 140% of Area Median Income (AMI) and
o 40% or 202 units will be market-priced.
The Central Ala Moana will consist of a residential tower, facing Kapi olani Boulevard, and a parking garage behind it facing Kona Street.
• The Street-level Ambience - The tower will be set well back from Kapi olani Boulevard to create the most people-friendly environment, to provide a degree of privacy and distance from traffic for its residents, and to avoid disturbing the wide canopies of the monkeypod trees along Kapi olani Boulevard. Wide, generously proportioned sidewalks will be provided along Kapi olani Boulevard and Kona Iki Street to accommodate the busy pedestrian traffic, envisioned by the City for this area and a furnished, publicly-accessible plaza along the Kapiolani building face to accommodate a zone, "out of the circulation zone." There will be commercial storefronts, featuring conveniences for commuters and passersby and public bicycle racks just off Kona Iki Street.
• Circulation -
o Vehicular: One (1) way in and out on Kapi olani Boulevard and secondary unrestricted EXIT at Kona Street, primarily for commercial, service, and emergency vehicles.
o Pedestrian: Main Entrance from Kapi olani Boulevard and secondary entrance from Kona Iki Street.
• Ground Level Parking - The parking is primarily for commercial and service vehicles. Service and emergency vehicles can go from Kapi olani Boulevard to Kona Street in a straight line. Vertical clearances will be provided.
• The Residences ??? The Central Ala Moana will offer the full range of studio to three (3)-bedroom units, with:
o Studios ranging from about 400 to 450 square feet, one (1)-bedrooms all in the neighborhood of 700 square feet, two (2)-bedrooms from about 980 to 1160 square feet, and three (3)-Bedrooms from about 1240 to 1500 square feet. All floors will have units on either side of a central hallway, with the elevators in the middle where the bridges join the tower and the parking garage
• The Recreation Deck - The recreation deck will be above the parking garage, sheltered on the private, quiet side of the site. There will be nearly 20,000 square feet - almost a half (1/2)-acre of recreation and leisure space featuring:
1. Pool, with pool deck, cabanas, and barbeque stations;
2. A grassed play area and tot lot, a place to take the dogs;
3. A multipurpose room with kitchen, storage, and rest rooms for gatherings, meetings, celebrations, and social occasions; and
4. A Fitness Center for workouts or just keeping in shape.
5. Conveniently connected by bridge (as are all the upper garage floors) to a residential-floor elevator lobby.
Upon City Council approval, the Central Ala Moana hopes to begin sales later this year and to break ground in early 2019 for a project completion in 2021.

Comments followed:
1. Issues ??? Tim Yi noted that working with many agencies may be challenging, as Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC) is under the State and Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) is under the City. The project Floor Area Ratio (FAR) target is 10.0.
2. Prices - Prices could range from $286,000 for studios to $600,000 for three (3) bedrooms, up to $1.4 million for market-priced units. Owners must hold the property for 10 years and must follow HHFDC rules.
Chair Tam mentioned that a resolution in support of the project will be on the next agenda. Chun will leave his contact information.

Small Cell Wireless Network Installation - Allen Kam, Mobilitie Solutions, has a contract with Sprint to fix the gaps in coverage and data failure. There is a need for seven (7) small phone sites in the district, so there is a plan to install wireless antennas on top of streetlights. The antennas are four and one-half (41/2) inches around and 30 inches in height. There is no danger of emissions 10 feet off the ground and they are within the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) limits. The seven (7) sites (see map) could take one-half (1/2) day each and less than two (2) weeks total. In other cities, carriers have their own pole to not interfere with signals.

Comments followed:
1. New Technology - There were concerns about the new technology's integration with the existing network.
2. Permitting Process - Chair Tam asked about the permitting process. Kam is working with Department of Facility Maintenance (DFM), Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP), and Department of Transportation Services (DTS) final approval by the City Council, Resolution 18-34. Kam distributed a one (1)-page handout with details.

Ward Village Block I Project - Ko ula (1020 Auahi Street) - Todd Apo, from the Howard Hughes Company, presented the Ko ula, which will be located Ewa-side of the Entertainment Center and the Central Plaza, which is scheduled to open by January 2019 and maintained by the Association. The recreational center, swimming pool, and barbeque area will have a 75-foot height variance, with retail space on the street level and drive-up parking on the second level. There will be 170 units with 114 reserved housing, per Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) rules.

Comments followed:
1. Future Projects - Apo noted about three (3) projects coming online in the next two (2) years. The swimming pool water, which has chlorine may be switched to sea water. Apo will follow up on environment issues.
2. Sewers - Cloutier asked about sewer capacity. Apo noted that the sewers can handle the buildings in the Master Plan and is working with the City and about improving Ward Avenue and the smells.
3. Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) - Apo is working on compliance with HCDA's 180-day rule. A resident added that the new water code mandates that the swimming pool water be drained into the sewers instead of to the ocean.


Senate Bill (SB) 2525 - Klaus Radtke of Nauru Tower opposed SB 2525, which would move the HCDA to Kapolei.

Honolulu Night Market - Cedric Duarte announced that the Honolulu Night Market will be returning to Kaka ako on Saturday, June 30, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Keawe Street. Duarte left some flyers.

180-Day Policy - Andy Riley from the Waiea Condominium thanked the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 for passing the resolution to ask the HCDA to enforce the 180-day ruling for the Mauka area. After HCDA sent out the notice, the Waiea Association also sent out the notice to owners. Riley thanked HCDA's Garett Kamemoto for posting the 2015 letter from Executive Director Anthony Chang and thanked Todd Apo and the Howard Hughes Corporation for abiding the 180-day rule. As to SB 2525, Riley wanted continued community and Neighborhood Board input and to keep the 180-day rule.


Community Action Committee Report - Chair Tam reported that the Community Action Committee met two (2) weeks ago. They discussed the Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO) development between Ward Avenue, King Street, and Cooke Street. They invited other Neighborhood Boards to join the Ala Wai Promenade project and the next meeting will be on Thursday, May 10, 2018. A resident added that Resolution 18-23 called for the City to buy the property to make a Cultural Arts Center. The resolution passed 7-0-2 abstentions. A resolution may come before the Neighborhood Board in the future.

Chair's Report - See above.


Mayor Kirk Caldwell's Representative - Deputy Director Ian Santee, Honolulu Emergency Services Department (HESD), was not present, but the Oahu News April 2018 was available.

Councilmember Carol Fukunaga ??? Councilmember Fukunaga distributed her newsletter and reported the following:
• Resolution 18-50 - The City Council passed the resolution to protect the Ala Moana Regional Park.
• Bill 16, CD1 - Councilmember Fukunaga proposed $5 million to amend Bill 16 (the City's Fiscal Year (FY) 19 Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) budget) with funds to acquire or establish an additional site for hygiene centers and medical clinics.
• Bill 69, FD1, CD2 - Tomorrow, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, will be the final reading of fire safety legislation, which had the support of the Hawai i Council of Community Associations.

Comments followed:
1. Resolution on Beach Volleyball - Franklin Chung asked about the resolution. However, Councilmember Fukunaga did not attend the Parks meeting, but Councilmember Ann Kobayashi supported using non-beach areas next to the Ala Wai Golf course for beach volleyball. Councilmember Fukunaga will follow up with Councilmember Kobayashi.
2. Hygiene Centers - Chair Tam asked about developing hygiene centers. Councilmember Fukunaga wants to work with non-profits, which can deliver in a shorter period of time than the Department of Community Services (DCS). Chair Tam may discuss this item in the Community Action Committee.
3. Fire Code - Komine asked how Bill 69 would affect his building. Councilmember Fukunaga responded that his condominium could decide its own future. He thanked Councilmember Fukunaga and Councilmember Kobayashi for working on Bill 69.
4. Bill 89, Relating to Contraflow Lane on Kapi olani Boulevard - Councilmember Fukunaga responded that this item will be on the agenda tomorrow, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, and there will be lively discussion over veto override or to work with Department of Transportation Services (DTS).
5. Resolution 18-67 - Zehner reported that this resolution will be on the agenda tomorrow and details are on the City Council website. Resolution 18-67 urges the City Administration to construct a world-class beach/sand volleyball facility near the entrance to the Ala Wai Golf Course.

Councilmember Ann Kobayashi - Jaren McCartney distributed a newsletter and was available to hear concerns.

Councilmember Trevor Ozawa - A newsletter was available.

State Representative Tom Brower - A newsletter was available.

House Speaker Scott Saiki - James Stone distributed a neighborhood report and was available to hear concerns. House Bill (HB) 2275, House Draft (HD) 2, concerning bringing "private roads" up to county standards was passed on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 and sent to Governor David Ige.

Comments followed: Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) Moving to Kapolei - Stone had no report on Senate Bill (SB) 2525, but HCDA will transfer the parks to the City.

State Senator Brickwood Galuteria - Rayton Vares distributed a newsletter and reported the following:
• Legislature - The Legislature is in the final days of the Legislature. They are considering 400 bills. Some of the priorities are still alive, like the exemption to the added vehicle weight tax for modifying one's vehicle for drivers with disabilities.
• Children's Discovery Center - Senator Galuteria was able to secure funding for the Children's Discovery Center for building improvements.
• Kupuna Power - There was a successful event for seniors at the pump station across SALT on Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. with over 40 community organization participating. This was the sixth (6th) years of holding the event.
• Disaster Relief - The Legislature passed $100 million for Kaua i and $25 million for all other islands.
• Rental Housing Fund - The Legislature added $200 million to the rental housing fund.
• Senate Bill (SB) 2525, Moving HCDA to Kapolei - Vares reported that the bill is "dead."
• Rental Agreement - Senator Galuteria and House Speaker Saiki met with the residents on fixed income at Hale Kupuna and the rental agreement will be extended to 2022.
Comments followed: $200 Million Dollars - A resident asked about the Rental Housing Fund, which is administered by the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC). Vares will follow up and report back next month.

Governor David Ige's Representative - The Capitol Connection for April 2018 was distributed and Cindy McMillian, Director of Communications, reported the following:
• The Capitol Connection - The Capitol Connection, in anticipation of graduation, had articles on what Governor Ige has done for education, the new Department of Education (DOE)'s Superintendent, and "success stories."
• Bills - Bills are going to the Governor and Governor Ige encourages input on the various bills.
• Last Month - Chair Tam noted that the Board passed a resolution about the "private roads" in Kaka ako.

Comments followed: Sports Complex - Chung inquired about former Lieutenant Governor Shan Tsutsui proposing a Sports Complex at the Ala Wai Golf Course and what is the Governor's plans for the future of the Ala Wai Golf Course. McMillian will follow up with Governor Ige.


Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) - Garett Kamemoto reported that when HCDA was created, it was not a parks entity and it will put on its next agenda to transfer the parks to the City. Later, it wants to transfer remnant roads to the City for maintenance and repair.

At 8:40 p.m. Zehner departed the meeting; five (5) members present.

Comments followed: Public Input - A resident wanted more community input into any transfer to the City. HCDA has Waterfront Park, Gateway Parks, and Kewalo Basin Park, but no expertise. HCDA has rules for zoning and usage and that they remain as parks. It will be on next week's agenda and open to the public. The Kewalo Basin is a contracted lease. Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) used to manage the parks, but still in control of the Kewalo Basin. A resident favored State regulations.

At 8:45 p.m. Zehner returned to the meeting; six (6) members present.

1. Other Comments - Moriwaki asked about funding for the City. HCDA will provide funding for one (1) year.
2. Homeless - Kamemoto added that because of the jurisdictional disputes, the homeless move from the State parks to the sidewalks and back. By transferring the parks to the City, then enforcement is under one (1) jurisdiction.

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) - Pat Lee reported the following:
• Earth Day 2018 - Sunday, April 22, 2018 was Earth Day, and HART is taking steps towards strengthening its environmental commitment and demonstrating its responsibility to the community through a more robust and comprehensive approach for incorporating sustainability and resiliency into the Honolulu Rail Project.
• Sustainability and Resiliency - The rail system will be powered by electricity, contributing to the State's goal of 100% renewable energy by 2045 through providing a high occupancy, efficient, public transportation system for Oahu.
o The rail system is projected to reduce daily transportation energy demand by three percent (3%), which is equal to eliminating 52,700 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year, reducing green-house gases that are released into the atmosphere which contributes to global warming. According to the project's EIS, the energy savings is equivalent to 120,000 barrels of oil consumed on an annual basis.
o The HART board passed a resolution adopting a Sustainability and Resiliency Policy to establish environmental stewardship through a more comprehensive approach, in coordination with the City Department of Transportation Services (DTS), the newly formed Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency (OCCSR), and other community partners.
o Sustainability is incorporated into construction management practices for waste management, water resource protection and tree relocation, renewable energy and electric vehicle integration, and connectivity for pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders to livable communities developed through Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) initiatives.
o The Rail Operations Center/Maintenance and Storage Facility in Waipahu has received a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver certification by the non-profit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
o HART's policy is a commitment to developing a sustainable and resilient rapid transit system that meets the mobility needs of present and future generations while fostering the environmental, economic and social well-being of residents and visitors on the island of Oahu.
• More Information - For more information on the rail project, please visit our website, you can call the project hotline at 566-2299 or email a question to

Honolulu Board of Water Supply (BWS) - Chair Tam reported the following:
• Main Breaks Report - There was one (1) water main break last month in the Ala Moana neighborhood. It happened on Friday, March 16, 2018 at 626 Sheridan Street and was an eight (8)-inch cast iron pipe installed in the early 1900s.
• April 2018 Non-Residential Rates
o Under our current water rates structure, non-residential customers such as hotels, restaurants, other businesses, and government institutions, pay a set amount of $4.96 per thousand gallons, regardless of how much water they use. Currently, it would be very hard to determine rates for each type of business, given the variety and sizes of businesses on the island. Also, a business using a lot of water may be using the water very efficiently, while being conservation conscious.
o The BWS recommends continuing the uniform rate structure for non-residential customers, although the rate itself, is expected to increase.
o Non-residential customers pay somewhat more than it costs to serve them. The additional money collected from non-residential customers provides subsidies to agricultural, non-potable, recycled water, and single-family residential customers. The type and amount of subsidies, and who pays for them, is an important component of potential changes to our water rates, and we encourage you to be part of the conversations4. Please attend one of our public hearings to voice your opinion or ask any questions you might have on the proposed water rate increases.
o There will be four (4) public meetings held around the island over the next month. All meetings start at 6:30 p.m.:
??? Honolulu - Thursday, April 26, 2018, Mission Memorial Auditorium, 550 South King Street in Downtown/Kaka ako.
West Side/Kapolei - Monday, May 14, 2018, Kapolei Hale, Ground Floor Conference Room, 1000 Uluohia Street in Ewa/Kapolei.
Windward/K ne ohe - Tuesday, May 15, 2018, Benjamin Parker Elementary School Cafeteria, 45-259 Waikalua Road in K ne ohe.
Central/Mililani - Thursday, May 24, 2018, Mililani Recreation Center #5, 95-1101 Ainamakua Dr. in Mililani.
• More meetings will be held, and their dates, times, and locations will be announced on the BWS website: and via the media.


Consider Resolution, Providing Comments on the Ala Moana Park Master Plan - As the time was 8:57 p.m. Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.

Consider Resolution, Regarding Removal of Crosswalk at South King Street and Sheridan Street - Due to time restraints, Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.


Consider Resolution in Support of the Hawaii Lantern Floating Ceremony - Zehner moved and Komine seconded that the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 supports the Hawai i Lantern Floating Ceremony on Monday, May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day) at Ala Moana Beach Park. There was no discussion. As there were no objections, the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 ADOPTED the motion by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, 6-0-0 (AYE: Ammons, Cloutier, Komine, Oppie, Tam, and Zehner; NAY: None; ABSTAIN: None).

Consider Resolution, Regarding Removal of Crosswalks at Waimanu Street and Queen Street, and South King Street and Cooke Street - Due to time restraints, Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.

Discuss Bill 89 (2017) CD1 - Relating to Traffic - Due to the time restraints, Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.

Approval of the March 27, 2018 Regular Meeting Minutes - As there were no objections, the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 APPROVED the March 27, 2018 regular meeting minutes, as amended, by UNANIMOUS CONSENT, 6-0-0 (AYE: Ammons, Cloutier, Komine, Oppie, Tam, and Zehner; NAY: None; ABSTAIN: None). The amendment was as follows:
??? Page 5, under Councilmember Carol Fukunaga's report, it should read, "Homeless: A resident noticed that there is a 'cat and mouse' game of the homeless moving from State to City property. Councilmember Fukunaga mentioned other solutions and explained that the City previously had a community paramedics program, which was discontinued during the transition between the Carlisle and Caldwell administrations. The State Department of Health, UH nursing and other programs have been supportive of the community paramedic model, and Senator Tokuda's proposal would establish the program at the state level. The re-establishment of a community paramedic program at the state level would eliminate the over-use of Department of Emergency Services' ambulances/emergency services personnel, and would relieve the department of the 'frequent flier' homeless individuals over-using hospital emergency rooms for more routine medical services."

Selection of New Board Secretary - As there were no volunteers, Chair Tam deferred this item to the next meeting.

Treasurer's Report - Treasurer Susan Oppie reported that the total expenditures were $53.72 in March 2018, leaving a balance of $202.34. The Treasurer's report was filed.


Special Liquor License:
• 1170 Auahi Street - May 4, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• 1240 Ala Moana Boulevard - May 4, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
• 1170 Auahi Street - August 17, 2018 and November 9, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
• 685 Auahi Street - June 16, 2018; August 18, 2018; and October 20, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.


• Mother Waldron Park (525 Cooke Street) - Mondays, 5:15 p.m.;
• Sheridan Park (833 Pi ikoi Street) - Monday/Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m.;
• Keola La i Condominium (600 Queen Street) - Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m.;
• Kolowalu Park (1177 Queen Street) - 1st and 2nd Thursdays, 6:00 p.m.


• Next Meeting - The next regular meeting of the Ala Moana/Kaka ako Neighborhood Board No. 11 is scheduled for Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Makiki Christian Church.
• Upcoming Committee Meetings - The next meeting for Community Action Committee is scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ala Moana Regional Park, McCoy Pavilion Dining Room.
• 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.
• No Loitering - Please do not loiter on Makiki Christian Church grounds after 9:00 p.m. Mahalo.

ADJOURNMENT - As there was no further business before the Board, Chair Tam adjourned the meeting at 9:02 p.m.

Submitted by: K. Russell Ho, Neighborhood Assistant
Reviewed by: Harry Cho, Neighborhood Assistant
Final Review by: Ryan Tam, Chair

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