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Notice #: 0001444615-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 10 A.M.

1. Resolution 24-35 – Confirming the appointment of Cynthia Lynch to serve on the Ethics Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

2. Resolution 24-36 – Confirming the appointment of Marie Kumabe to serve on the Salary Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

3. Bill 65 (2023), CD1 – Relating to the adoption of the State Building Code. (Adopting the Hawai’i State Building Code, including Appendices U, W, and X; the State Residential Code; the State Existing Building Code, subject to local amendments herein, and updating Article 13 [“Hawai’i Residential Safe Room”] and Article 14 [“State- and City-Owned High Occupancy Buildings – Design Criteria for Enhanced Hurricane Protection Areas”].)

4. Bill 1 – Relating to herbal cigarettes. (Raising the age of individuals allowed to purchase herbal cigarettes within the City and County of Honolulu to 21 years of age.)

5. Bill 2, CD1 – Relating to public transit. (Updating and amending sections of Chapter 15B, Article 2, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 2021 [“Islandwide Fare Structure”].)

Pursuant to Section 92-3.7, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, this meeting will be conducted as a remote meeting by interactive conference technology, with the following procedures in effect for the meeting:

The meeting will be viewable: (1) by internet live streaming through; (2) by televised live broadcast on ‘Olelo TV Channel 54; and (3) on the monitor situated outside the Council Chamber. Viewers who experience a loss of viewing signal should try switching to another viewing option.

After the meeting, the meeting will be viewable on demand at Copies of older meeting videos may be requested by calling the City Clerk’s Office at (808) 768 5822, charges may apply.

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

Remote and in-person oral testimony will be permitted on all items on the agenda when each agenda item is taken up. Each speaker may not have anyone else read their statement and is limited to:

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

Remote Testimony:

1. For direct access to submit oral testimony call: +1-253-215-8782, enter
84837625585 and Passcode 138705.

2. To testify by videoconference visit: Videoconference access information will be provided upon registration. Testifiers are encouraged to register/submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the meeting.

Persons wishing to testify in-person in the Council Chamber are requested to register by 10 a.m. by filling out the registration form in person outside the Council Chamber. Persons who have not registered will be given an opportunity to speak following the oral testimonies of the registered speakers.

Written testimony may be uploaded at, or mailed to Office of the City Clerk, Attention: Information Section, 530 South King Street, Room 100, Honolulu, HI 96813. If submitted, written testimonies, including the testifier’s address, e-mail address, and phone number, will be available to the public at

Should you have any questions, please call (808) 768-3814 or send an email to

Meeting materials (“board packet” under HRS Section 92-7.5) are accessible at by clicking on the appropriate Council meeting.

If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability or an interpreter for a language other than English, contact the Office of the City Clerk Information Section at (808) 768-5822 between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or send an email to as soon as possible or at least three (3) business days before the scheduled meeting. Requests made as early as possible have a greater likelihood of being fulfilled.

(SA1444615 2/16/24)