HOST ADVISORY BOARD MEETING
CAPT Manson Brown
LT Quincey Jones
1. 1500 ( ) Call to order – Introductions Brad Rimell There was no quorum.
2. Approval of last Board meeting minutes – Held for next meeting for a quorum.
3. Treasurer’s Report – Chris reported that HOST has $978.97.
Next Membership Meeting Topics
DLNR Rules Update – Richard Rice
2006 Boat Show – Presentation by Mike Nelson
5. Pending HOST Issues:
a. Safety at Sea Subcommittee – No progress to date due to the absence of Rick and Susan.
b. SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore Port Anchorages – Kim, Robin and Brad have planned a trip to Kona in March.
c. Tug Assistance – Tom/Troy reported the there is nothing new on this topic.
d. SOP 10-98 (Draft) Vessel Dispersion Plan – LCDR Rick Raksnis will assist in preparing a grant request this month.
e. Shore Diving Subcommittee – Nothing new to report.
6. Old Business
Critique of the 2005 Christmas Party – Good turn out and everyone had fun. Plan to have the next year’s party at the Yacht Club.
reported that the new security zones are in effect
January 27th is Terry Rice’s last day. The February 13th Alien Species meeting will be taken over by Commander Farmer.
On Feb. 4 & 5 HOST will need help on the booth at the Boat Show (at the Convention Center).
7. New Business
Security of offshore fireworks activities – Rusty Nall brought up a problem that they had at the New Years fireworks display. There was no enforcement. There is a new permitting process for fireworks but it appears that the guy who does the permit does not attend the event. In the past they used to anchor off shore but now they request a 1,200 yard security radius zone around a barge that is moving offshore and the boating community needs to be aware. There was trouble with the vessel “WAVE POINT” moving out of the way. The CG will try to help maintain the exclusion zone although they are stretched. Event organizers need to educate the public to keep away from the barge, maybe putting out a flyer. Rusty needs to give HOST a heads-up before the event. There was a problem with getting DOCARE’s participation. Rusty will send information. HOST will be the umbrella.
10. Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues – No concerns
Hawaiian Cement and AMERON pier 60 the depth has been changed - Sause is proposing to take barges in. There is a need to deal with infrastructure issues.
Problem with Pier 33 and the interface between the car ships and the sand from Sause was discussed.
American Marine has been approached to move to Pier 60.
There is a question about the Cruise ships arrival and the impact to POP’s vessels because of the security plan of DOT. Capt. Brown will take a look at this with the State.
It is a challenge to get more neighbor island issues to HOST.
Next meetings: Advisory