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Harry Kim <br />Mayon <br />1 <br />2 <br />Michael Yee <br />Director <br />Daryn Arai <br />Deputy Director <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />HAMAKUA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PLAN STEERING COMMITTEE <br />Aupuni Center • 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3 • Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />Phone (808) 961-8288 • Fax (808) 961-8742 <br />Wednesday, August 8, 2018 <br />DRAFT Meeting Report <br />3 CALL TO ORDER BY COUNTY COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON PLANNING <br />4 Chair Valerie Poindexter called the County Council meeting to order at 9:06 a.m. in the Council <br />5 Chambers, Hilo. <br />6 HAMAKUA CDP SC MEMBER AND STAFF ATTENDANCE <br />7 Steering Committee: Brad Kurokawa (Chair), Farrah -Marie Gomes (Vice), Lorraine Mendoza, <br />8 Glenn Carvalho <br />9 Absent/Excused: Scott Enright, Jason Moniz, Craig Neff, Ka'iulani Pahi'o <br />10 Planning Department Staff: COH Planners: LeAna Gloor, Bethany Morrison and Eric Cook <br />11 <br />12 <br />13 <br />14 <br />15 <br />16 <br />17 <br />18 <br />19 <br />20 <br />21 <br />22 <br />23 <br />24 <br />25 <br />26 <br />27 <br />28 <br />29 <br />30 <br />PUBLIC TESTIMONY AT COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON PLANNING MEETING: <br />13 individuals testified in relation to Bill 161 to adopt the Hamakua Community Development <br />Plan. <br />• 12 individuals testified in support of Bill 161 <br />• 1 individual testified in opposition to Bill 161 <br />1. Koohan Paik-Mander: <br />Ms. Paik-Mander testified in support of Bill 161. She stated that she believed the <br />Hamakua CDP to be an exquisite work that expresses the true desires of the community. <br />2. Robert Nishimoto: <br />Mr. Nishimoto, a resident of Ninole, testified in support of Bill 161 and specifically <br />expressed his support for policy 18 regarding shoreline and building setbacks. <br />3. Brad Kurokawa: <br />Mr. Kurokawa, representing the Hamakua CDP Steering Committee, testified in support <br />of Bill 161. He urged the County Council to adopt the Hamakua CDP (Bill 161) and to <br />support the implementation of the CDP after it is adopted. He stated that all of the CDPs <br />have common threads that run through them and asked council to support those <br />threads, particularly infill and protection of sacred places. <br />Hawai `i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer <br />Page I <br />