HOST Advisory Board Meeting
Terry Rice (Ret.)
ITEM #1 Call to Order
Robin called the meeting to order.
A quorum was present.
Approval of the Minutes of last meeting.
After a brief discussion the minutes were approved by consensus.
ITEM #3 Treasurer’s
Woolaway reported that we have a total of $1,638.90.
This includes the $50.00 donation from the Boating Safety Workshop on
ITEM #4 Next
Membership Meeting Topics (
Harbor Congestion panel discussion - Kim reported that the panel has
had one meeting Tom Heberle may not be able to be there if so Steve Baker will
Security Zone Presentation - USCG Quincy Adams will give a review of
current Security Zones as the new zones have not been published yet.
Hopefully there will be more information to share at the Membership
meeting on the 17th.
Richard Rice from DLNR, DOBOR will give a legislative update.
ITEM #5 Security Zone Presentations - LTJG Quincey Adams (USCG) gave a review
of current Security Zones as the new Security Zones have not been published
yet. There is no word as to when
they will be.
ITEM #6 Laupahoehoe Boat
Ramp Situation - Mike Kitamura from Senator Akaka’s Honolulu Office
discussed the community and Senator Akaka’s concerns on the boat ramp at
Laupahoehoe. The launch ramp in
its present condition is nearly 100% unusable.
The maintenance and repair of the ramp is a county responsibility but
ITEM #7` Pending HOST
SOP 6-98 Commercial VHF Comms.
Nothing new so Hector
proposes to update the SOP and send it out with the information he has.
Sinclair Brown will be getting in touch with Hector from the Pilots.
Safety at Sea Subcommittee. -
Susan Harper circulated Kent Richard’s report and said that the
presentations were well received and the feedback was good.
The attendance was a little light but for the first time out the effort
was successful. The next workshop
will be during the Hawaii Boat Show in May.
Kawaihae Harbor Tug and Barge Safety - Robin has circulated a copy of a
from Barry Fukunaga stating the Ocean Sports concern over the future of small
boating activities in
SOP 9-98 Use of Seafarer’s Hall for tempo shelter -
Robin has received a suggestion from Bill Anonsen to include the Consul
contact number. He will take it to
the General Membership for approval.
Clean Water Act/State water quality subcommittee-Bill is still working on
Tug Assistance -Tom discussed new developments with implications for the
The Barbers Point grounding - The Coast Guard is still investigating
ITEM #8 New Business -
DLNR Boating Pump out Campaign - The work that was proposed with DOBOR
was approved at the Land Board meeting. As
a part of the campaign there will be an advisory committee formed to oversee the
work. Chris would like to ask HOST members interested to join in.
DLNR commercial permit holder environmental briefings - Chris discussed
the new environmental briefings for clients that DLNR will be requesting as
voluntary for commercial Permitees. Peter
Young shared this information in the February 2, 2005 Marine and Coastal Zone
Advocacy Council meeting. This will be a mandatory program for new Permitees.
ITEM #9 USCG Concerns -
none at this
ITEM #10 State of
ITEM #11 Coast Guard
Auxiliary Issues - John Regan reported that they had done a safety presentation
ITEM #12 Announcements
The Boat Show is May 21 & 22nd.
HOST needs help in staffing.
New CG MSST group in
asked if there were any further comments.
Hearing none he adjourned the meeting at