HOST Advisory Board
Bill Anonsen Kimo Corstorphine
CDR Kathy Moore
1500 (3:00 pm) The meeting was
called to order – Introductions – Neil Kanemoto is a new Director
representing Ocean Recreation and Eina Chin is taking the place of Joe Almony of
the Super ferry. There was no
Approval of last Board and
Membership meeting minutes – There were no minutes to approve.
Treasurer’s Report – $2,534.24 in checking
with includes $520 contribution from Jeff Brennan.
A letter of thanks has been generated
and sent by Robin.
Critique of the October 18 Membership Meeting –
All agreed that it was a very stimulating and interesting meeting. Bill Mossman
will chair a subcommittee to follow-up on the Ethanol issue with the State.
Jasmin asked if there were any questions on TWIC.
Bill Anonsen mentioned that the enrollment started yesterday on November
7th.The mobile unit is scheduled for next month with Matson being
first. It will take about 1 ½ years
to get caught up. There have been
software problems and Bill suggests getting pre-enrolled, it should cult the
time in half for registration. Payment
is Certified Check or charge card –no cash or personal; checks.
They have opened 3 stations so they should be able to handle 40 people
2008 Membership Meeting Topics – Please consider topics to be included in next
February’s Membership Meetings. Robin asked if this year’s schedule of HOST
meetings is still OK and was given the green light to schedule next year’s
(2008) meetings the same way.
HOST Christmas Party –
Everyone is ready and we will be looking for donations for prizes.
6. Pending HOST Issues:
SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore
Port Anchorages – Kim was not here for a report.
Tug Assistance – Tom/Troy: DOT is going back to
the drawing board as the circulated version was incorrect. There needs to be
consideration for the economic impacts; fire prevention services may be private.
Salvage operations and security rescue of which the State will put out an
Shore Entry Safety Subcommittee – Put on hold
Harbor Congestion –Tom & Brad: DOT is looking
into changing the State booking system.
Advisory Board Members: New
representatives Eina Chin and Neil Kanemoto were mentioned above.
Logo – Bob Heidrich: Bob said that
the logo set-up cost should be $100 for shirts. Item purchase prices suggested:
Hats should be $12 and Shirts between $14 and $19.
Bob will get back to us with more of the details.
Robin circulated some new data from the Humpback Whale Sanctuary.
Workshops are scheduled. Contact - Jeff Walters at 587-0106.
The CG is looking into concerns about commercial boats grounding off of
Conference topics Robin is working on the program which is being handled through
conference calls. The Harbor Safety
Committee meeting is in May of 2008.
from Jeff Brennan: Discussed earlier, many thanks to Jeff for his continued
for all small boaters
Guard Auxiliary Issues – John Regan updated folks on the Whom To Call sheet
which he is having updated…Many thanks to John for his effort.
Also the flare disposal committee is still being put together. Anyone
interested in joining needs to get in touch with John.
Announcements: Boating Law
HIRSA Industry Day - CDR. Kathy Moore will be participating; she will be
sharing her diving safety statistics report that has been completed
Next meetings: Advisory
Adjourn 1700 (