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Notice #: 0001279989-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 10:00 AM

1. Resolution 19-331 – Initiating amendments to the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu 1973 (2017 Edition), relating to the Honolulu Ethics Commission.

2. Resolution 20-83 – Initiating amendments to the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu 1973 (2017 Edition), as amended, relating to Ethics Commission staff.

The items listed below have been published in anticipation of the actions to be taken by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing; and therefore, the City Council may or may not take action on each of the items or any amendments proposed thereto.

3. Bill 66 (2019)and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to building permits. (Addressing building permit fees, the processing of building permit applications, the issuance of building permits, and the monitoring, inspection, and enforcement of work on projects for which a building permit is required or issued.)

4. Bill 67 (2019)and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to building permit violations. (Addressing building permit violations.)

5. Bill 2and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Relating to off-street parking and loading. [Comprehensively updating the off-street parking and loading requirements in Chapter 21 of the Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 1990 (the Land Use Ordinance).]

6. Resolution 20-120and any amendments proposed thereto by the Committee on Zoning, Planning and Housing – Amending the Downtown Neighborhood Transit-Oriented Development Plan.


Pursuant to the Eighth Supplemental Proclamation issued by Governor David Ige on May 18, 2020, relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, in order to allow public participation in a manner consistent with social distancing practices the following procedures are in effect for the meeting:


Except as provided below for persons wishing to present in-person oral testimony, members of the public will not be allowed into the meeting room, but may view the meeting on a live broadcast. The meeting will be viewable: (1) on monitors situated outside of the meeting room; (2) by internet live streaming through and id=92; and (3) by televised live broadcast on Olelo TV Channel 54.

Members of the public gathered outside the meeting room shall comply with the Social Distancing Requirements set forth in Governor Ige’s Eighth Supplementary Proclamation dated May 18, 2020, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order No. 2020-11 dated May 13, 2020.

After the meeting, the meeting will be viewable at Copies of older meeting videos may be requested by calling the City Clerk’s Office at 768-5822, charges may apply.

Some councilmembers may be participating in the meeting by interactive conference technology from remote locations.


Oral testimony will be permitted on all items on the agenda, subject to the following restrictions:

1. In-person testifiers will not be allowed into the meeting room until it is their turn to testify. Testifiers may follow the meeting on a video monitor outside the meeting room. When a testifier’s name is called, the testifier may enter the meeting room to provide oral testimony and must leave immediately thereafter.

2. Persons testifying at the Council Chambers are requested to register by 10 a.m. as follows:

a. On-Line at;
b. By faxing to 768-3826 your name, phone number, and subject matter; or
c. By calling 768-3814.

In-person registration is not available.

Persons who have not registered to testify by 10 a.m. will be given an opportunity to speak on an item following oral testimonies of the registered speakers. They must wait in line outside the meeting room until the next testifier is called, and they must leave immediately after presenting their testimony.

3. Persons may submit oral testimony remotely through the Webex platform. To participate, persons should visit, click “Join,” enter meeting number 966643797, and complete the registration process. Registrants will receive an email that contains links and information on joining the meeting by either phone or video conference. Remote testifiers are strongly encouraged to register at least 24 hours before the start of the meeting. Remote testimony on all agenda items will be taken at the start of the agenda and then closed.

4. Each speaker may not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to:

a. A three-minute presentation on Public Hearing, New Business, and Sunshined items; and
b. A one-minute presentation on all other items.


Written testimony may be faxed to 768-3826 or transmitted via the internet at for distribution at the meeting. If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, e-mail address and phone number, will be available to the public on both the City’s Council’s pilot website: as well as the City’s legacy DocuShare Website. Written testimony will not be accepted in person at the meeting.


Meeting materials (“board packet” under HRS Section 92-7.5) are available for public inspection in the hallway bookshelf next to the Council Information and Records Section’s service window at Room 202 in Honolulu Hale (530 S. King St.). The materials in the board packet also are accessible at by clicking on the link for each item on the online agenda for the meeting.

Accommodations are available upon request to persons with disabilities. Please call 768-3814 or send an email to at least three working days prior to the meeting.

(SA1279989 5/22/20)