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Notice #: 0001459148-01
Public Hearings


TIME: 10 A.M.

1. Resolution 24-157 – Confirming the appointment of J Pedro to serve on the Board of Parks and Recreation of the City and County of Honolulu.

2. Resolution 24-158 – Confirming the reappointment of Marc Dexter to serve on the Citizens Advisory Commission on Emergency Management of the City and County of Honolulu.

3. Resolution 24-159 – Confirming the appointment of Gerard Gibson to serve on the Fire Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

4. Resolution 24-169 – Confirming the appointment of Dr. Kirsten L.L. Oleson to serve on the Climate Change Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

5. Resolution 24-170 – Confirming the appointment of Jason Woo to serve on the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

6. Resolution 24-171 – Confirming the appointment of Jeffrey Portnoy to serve on the Civil Service Commission of the City and County of Honolulu.

7. Resolution 24-172 – Confirming the appointment of Victoria M.H. Takamine to serve on the Commission on Culture and the Arts of the City and County of Honolulu.

8. Resolution 24-173 – Confirming the appointment of Elizabeth Soto to serve on the Commission on Culture and the Arts of the City and County of Honolulu.

9. Resolution 24-174 – Confirming the appointment of Taylour Chang to serve on the Commission on Culture and the Arts of the City and County of Honolulu.

10. Resolution 24-175 – Confirming the appointment of Joshua Tengan to serve on the Commission on Culture and the Arts of the City and County of Honolulu.

11. Bill 19, FD1, CD1 – Relating to housing. (Addressing housing in the City, including establishing a resident preference in the City’s housing programs.)

12. Bill 26 – Relating to Honor Our Kupuna Month. (Designating the month of May as “Honor Our Kupuna Month” to recognize and honor the great wisdom, generational knowledge, and substantial contributions of the beloved kupuna of O’ahu.)

13. Bill 31, CD1 – Relating to pre-construction financing for affordable rental housing. (Addressing affordable rental housing in the City and County of Honolulu.)

14. Bill 33, CD1 – Relating to Chapter 1, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 2021, as amended. (Amending Chapter 1, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu 2021 to repeal or amend certain obsolete or unnecessary provisions.)

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
87089533264 and Passcode 882180.

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.

Although remote oral testimony is being permitted, this is a regular meeting and not a remote meeting by interactive conference technology under HRS Section 92-3.7. Therefore, the meeting will continue notwithstanding loss of audiovisual communication with remote testifiers or loss of the public broadcast of 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.

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.

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.

(SA1459148 6/28/24)