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MAYOR HANNEMANN APPROVES
Mayor Mufi Hannemann today announced his signature of Bill 70 (2008), an important signage regulation measure supported by
“This measure is important to our economy and the health of
For example, the measure will provide greater opportunity to second-floor businesses, which have been very restricted in the ways they identify themselves and their goods and services.
Bill 70 amends the Land Use Ordinance by:
These amendments were prepared and initiated by the Waikiki Improvement Association (WIA), and were supported by the Waikiki Neighborhood Board No. 9, The Outdoor Circle, sign makers and designers, and numerous Waikiki area businesses.
Mayor Hannemann especially thanked City Council Zoning Committee Chairman Rod Tam and council members; Planning Commission Chairwoman Karin Holma and commissioners; Waikiki Neighborhood Board Chairman Bob Finley; Waikiki Improvement Association Chairman Eric Masutomi; and WIA President Rick Egged.
“This bill helps all of
The Honolulu Planning Commission voted unanimously in support of this proposal on Dec. 10, 2008. The Honolulu City Council unanimously approved Bill 70 on March 18, 2009.
Contact: Department of Planning and Permitting Director David Tanoue, 768-8000