Hawai’i County Council’s Committee/
Council Meeting Notice
The Committee meetings will be held in the Council Room at 25 Aupuni St. (Hawai’i County Building), First Floor, Rm. 1401, Hilo, Hawai’i, on May 16, 2023. For information regarding which Committees will be convening and at what times, please contact the Office of the County Clerk-Committee Services at (808) 961-8255. At 5:00 p.m. that evening, the Council will hold a public hearing on the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Operating and Capital Budgets, Bill 30, Draft 2 and 31, Draft 2.
The Council’s regular meeting will be held at the same location, on May 17, 2023, and will convene at 9:00 a.m.
The Special Council meeting for the first reading of the budget bills will be held at the same location, on May 18, 2023, and will convene at 9:00 a.m.
Notice is Hereby Given that the Hawai’i County Council will be conducting this meeting via interactive conference technology (ICT) pursuant to Hawai’i Revised Statutes §92-3.5. Council Members may be participating via ICT at the:
Kona Council Chambers West Hawai’i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, Building A.
Members of the public may also attend from this location.
Public Attendance via Courtesy Site is available at the following locations:
Old Kohala Courthouse, 54-3900 Akoni Pule Highway, Kapa’au; and
Pahoa Council Office, 15-2879 Pahoa Village Road
If a courtesy site is unavailable and/or participation is disrupted, the scheduled meeting will continue.
Oral Public Testimony via Zoom: To provide oral testimony via Zoom, email email@example.com or call (808) 961-8255 to complete the registration process and obtain meeting login information. Please contact our office to register by 12:00 noon, Monday, May 15, 2023, for Committees and 12:00 noon Tuesday, May 16, 2023, for the Council meeting. Oral testimony may be provided entirely at the beginning of the meeting, or immediately preceding the agenda item being opened for deliberation by the committee.
Submitting Written Testimony: To ensure timely delivery to Council Members prior to the meeting, written testimony must be submitted no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, May 15, 2023, by: (1) email to firstname.lastname@example.org; (2) facsimile to (808) 961-8912; or (3) mail to the County Clerk’s Office in Hilo at 25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawai’i, 96720. All written testimony, regardless of time of receipt, will be made part of the permanent record. Please submit separate testimony for each item.
Live Stream of County Council Committee Meetings: To view the live stream of this meeting, at the scheduled meeting start time, type the following into the address bar of the browser:
If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, call (808) 961-8255 as soon as possible, preferably by May 12, 2023. If a response is received after this date, every effort will be made to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but there is no guarantee the request can be filled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.
Agendas and agenda items are available on the County website at www.hawaiicounty.gov. Click on Council Records to navigate to current agendas. For any questions, please contact Council Services at (808) 961-8255.