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Neighborhood Commission



Monday    August 27, 2012    7:00 p.m.

City Council Committee Meeting Room

Honolulu Hale, Room 205

530 South King Street



Rules of Speaking:  Anyone wishing to speak is asked to raise their hand, and when recognized by the Chair, to address comments to the Chair. Speakers are encouraged to keep their comments under 3 minutes, and those giving reports are urged to keep their reports under 3 minutes, unless otherwise directed by the Commission.

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Note:  The Commission may take action on any agenda item. As required by the State Sunshine Law (Hawaii Revised Statutes Chapter 92), specific issues not noted on this agenda cannot be voted on, unless properly added to the agenda.


1.   Call to Order by Chair Sylvia Young


2.   Roll Call of Commissioners, Establishment of Quorum


3.   Approval of Minutes


      3.1.  Regular Meeting Minutes -- July 23, 2012

      3.2.  Special Meeting Minutes – July 30, 2012

      3.3.  Executive Session – Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Sections 92-4 and 92-5(a)(4) for the

              purpose of consulting with the Neighborhood Commission’s legal counsel on questions and

              issues pertaining to the Commission’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in

              relation to the review and approval of Executive Session minutes.

              3.3.1.  Executive Session Minutes – July 23, 2012 and July 30, 2012


4.   Public Input


5.  Executive Secretary’s Report – Tom Heinrich


     5.1.  Update on the Status of Pending Complaints

     5.2.  Update on Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO) Organization and Staffing

     5.3.  Update on the NCO Video Recording Program

     5.4.  Neighborhood System Planning Calendar

     5.5.  Update on Neighborhood System Guidebook Revision Project


6.  Neighborhood Board Visitation and Evaluation Reports by Commissioners


7.  Committee Reports


     7.1.  Finance Committee – Chair Claire Tamamoto,

                        Members Kekoa Ho, Kathleen Pahinui, Sylvia Young (ex officio)


     7.2.  Elections Committee – Chair Jeanette Nekota,

                        Members Ed Gall, Loryn Guiffre, Sylvia Young (ex officio)


     7.3.  Neighborhood Plan Committee – Chair Bob Finley,

                        Members Bob Stubbs, Sylvia Young


8.   Commission Business


     8.1.  Consideration of Proposed Amendments to the Neighborhood Plan and Discussion of

             Proposed Timetable for Further Neighborhood Commission Action (Public Hearings Held on

             Saturday August 25, 2012 at Kapolei Hale and the Honolulu Civic Center’s Mission Memorial



     8.2.  Consideration of Executive Secretary’s Recommendation to Dismiss the Following Complaints:


             8.2.1.  No. 0507-#34-02  Golojuch Jr. v. Makakilo NB34

             8.2.2.  No. 0707-#8A-07  Furuto v. McCully NB8

             8.2.3.  No. 0707-#8B-08  Furuto v. McCully NB8

             8.2.4.  No. 0707-#8C-09  Furuto v. McCully NB8

             8.2.5.  No. 0904-#13-02  Middleton v. Lavoie

             8.2.6.  No. 1004-#20-06  Lum Lee v. Morinaga-Wells

             8.2.7.  No. 1006-#34-12  Golojuch Jr. v. Dudley

             8.2.8.  No. 1010-#22-18  Kalamau v. Herolaga/Andrade

             8.2.9.  No. 1103-#36-06  Kaopua v. Teruya


     8.3.  Consideration of Consolidation of Complaint Hearings and Time Limits for Presentations;

             Scheduling of Pre-Hearing and Hearing Time Frames; and Appointment of Hearing Officer(s)


     8.4.  Discussion of Potential Activities to Celebrate the Fortieth Anniversary of the Establishment of

             the Neighborhood System of the City and County of Honolulu; Consideration of Forming a

             Permitted Interaction Group


     8.5.  Planning of Future Neighborhood Commission and Committees Meeting Calendar,

       Presentations, Topics, and Training


9.  Announcements


      9.1.  The Neighborhood Commission’s next regular meeting is tentatively scheduled for Monday,

              September 24, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Council Committee Meeting Room, Honolulu

              Hale, Room 205,  530 South King Street.  The Commission’s regular meetings are scheduled

              for the fourth Monday of each month, unless otherwise noticed.


      9.2.  Next meeting dates of the Elections Committee, Finance Committee, and Neighborhood

              Plan Committee.


10.  Adjournment



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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, August 21, 2012