City reports, proposed senior rental project to be discussed by Mililani Board

Jade Eckardt

The Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley Neighborhood Board will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 15.

The board has a wide array of topics on the agenda that will be presented to the community and open to discussion.

On the agenda are the monthly reports from the City and County of Honolulu, including, the Honolulu Fire Department, Honolulu Police Department, Mayor’s representative Collins Lam, the Board of Water Supply, and Councilmember from District 2 Ernie Martin. Each report is allotted a three-minute limit.

Board business includes discussion about the proposed Meheula Vista Senior Affordable Rental Project. The board has decided to limit public testimony to one minute due to the large number of speakers that are expected.

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Mililani Mauka Elementary School cafeteria.

Complete meeting minutes are below.

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA                                
7:00 P.M.

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 must come up and use the microphone and are encouraged to keep their comments under 3 minutes, and those giving reports are urged to keep their reports under 3 minutes. 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 allowed for under HRS 92.

I.              CALL TO ORDER – Dean Hazama, Chair                

II.            RECOGNITION – Pam Young prior NHB 35 Member


IV.          MONTHLY REPORTS (Limited to 3 minutes each)

a.            Honolulu Fire Department – Duty Officer

b.            Honolulu Police Department – Duty Officer

c.            Mayor’s Representative – Collins Lam

d.            Board of Water Supply – Erwin Kawata

e.            Council Member District 2 – Ernie Martin

f.              Military        

V.            RESIDENTS’/COMMUNITY CONCERNS (Limited to 3 minutes each)

VI.          ELECTED OFFICIALS (Limited to 3 minutes each)

a.      Governor’s Representative

                b.      Senator Donovan Dela Cruz

                c.      Senator Michelle Kidani

                d.      Representative Marilyn Lee

                e.      Representative Marcus Oshiro


a.      Discussion of Proposed Meheula Vista Senior Affordable Rental Project (Board consideration to limit public testimony to one (1) minute due to large number of speakers)

VIII.        APPROVAL OF MINUTES – January 18, 2011 Minutes

IX.            REPORTS (Limited to 3 minutes each)

a.      Castle & Cooke

b.      Oahu Arts Center

c.      Patsy T. Mink Central Oahu Regional Park

d.      Treasurer’s Report

e.      Committees

§      Education

§      Legislative

§      Military/Civil Defense – Keith Tamashiro/Dave Ellis

§      Parks & Recreation – Lance Yoshimura

§      Planning & Zoning – Dana Agader/ Stanton Oishi

§      Transportation – Alan Suwa

§      Recognition – Luella Costales

§      Chair’s Report


a.      Next Meeting – The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. at the Mililani Mauka Elementary School Cafeteria, 95-1111 Makaikai Street.

b.      Broadcast – Videotape of Board meetings are scheduled to be shone on `Olelo Channel 54, Sunday 12:00 p.m. (2nd and 4th weeks of the month) and Channel 49, Friday 9:00 p.m. (2nd week of the month)


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), Honolulu Hale, 530 South King Street, Room 406, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813;

Telephone (808) 768-3710 or Fax (808) 768-3711; or call Neighborhood Assistant Nola Frank at 768-3783.

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 24-hours before the scheduled meeting.