Pearl City Neighborhood Board No. 21, Committee Meeting, Monday, Apri 6

Apr 2, 2015 | PC Community



Monday, April 6, 2015

Waiau District Park

98-1650 Kaahumanu Street

7:00 p.m.

MEETING POLICIES (approved by the Board on January 22, 2008)

Rules of Speaking: Anyone wishing to speak must raise their hand; and when recognized to speak, address comments to the Chair. Speakers must keep their comments under one (1) minute and those giving reports must keep their reports under three (3) minutes. Presentations must be kept under 10 minutes (or five (5) minutes, if previously heard). Please silence all electronic devices.

$1          I.    CALL TO ORDER – (HEW Chair) Ms. Myrtle Nyuha

$1                        i.        Time Limit Policy and procedures

$1                       ii.        Remind attendees to please “sign-in”

$1         II.    COMMITTEE REPORTS (Limited to 10 minutes each)

$1                        i.        HEW Committee Report and Information on the following:

$1a)     Proposal to Regulate Excessive Vehicle Exhaust Noise – Mr. Larry Veray

        – Issue Paper

        – Board Resolution

        – Letter to Director, Department of Health and Letter of Response

        – Community Input

        – Discussion

$1b)    Proposal to Regulate Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) Labeling – Ms. Mitsuko Hakayawa

        – Presentation by Monsanto: address concerns on GMO labeling of

products and Pesticide Use

        – Issue Paper

        – Board Resolution

        – Community Input

        – Discussion

$1c)     Proposal to Regulate Use of Pesticides – Ms. Mitsuko Hakayawa

        – Issue Paper

        – Community Input

        – Discussion

$1d)    Investigation on the State proposed Sex Education in Hawaii Schools – Ms. Kelsey Poaha

        – Presenting the Issue

       – Community Input

       – Discussion

$1e)     Investigation of Potential Toxic Air Pollutants in the Pearl City Area  – Mr. Larry Veray

         – Issue Paper

         – Community Input

                        – Discussion

$1        III.    ANNOUNCEMENTS:

$1a)     Next Pearl City Neighborhood Board No. 21 Regular Board Meeting will be on April 28, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at Waiau District Park.

$1b)    The Pearl City Neighborhood Board No. 21 Regular Board meetings are broadcasted on Focus Channel 49 on the 2nd Saturday at 6:00 p.m. and 1st and 3rd Friday at 1:00 p.m. 

$1       IV.    ADJOURNMENT


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, Room 406, and 530 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813; Telephone (808) 768-3710 or Fax (808) 768-3711; or call Neighborhood Assistant Neil Baarde at 768-3770. Committee agendas and minutes are also available on the internet at

Any individual wishing to attend a committee meeting who has questions about accommodations
for a physical disability or a special physical need should call the Neighborhood Commission Office at 768-3710 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at least 24-hours before the scheduled meeting.

Neighborhood Commission Office:

Neighborhood Commission Office (NCO)

Honolulu Hale 530 South King Street Room 406 Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Telephone (808) 768-3710 or Fax (808) 768-3711 Email:

Contact information for members of Neighborhood Boards is available through the NCO office and its website. You may contact the NCO or sign up via the NCO website to receive Board Agendas and Minutes; all Board Agendas and Minutes are available on the website. Please contact the NCO to make any changes to your information on the mailing list.



Photo courtesy of the Pearl City Neighborhood Board

Pearl City Neighborhood Board

(L-R): Sol-Ray Duncan, Larry Veray, Mitsuko Hayakawa, Kelsey Poaha, Baybee Hufana-Bblan,

Myrtle Nyuha, Cruz Vina Jr. (Chair), LuAnn Poti, Blake Yokotake and Neighborhood Assistant,

Neil Baarde. Missing are Roger Clemente and Miles Murakami.