CDR Kathy Moore
#1 Call to Order
Robin called the meeting to
order. A quorum was present.
Approval of the Minutes of last meeting.
Last meeting’s minutes will be approved at the next Board Meeting.
ITEM #3 Treasurer’s
Chris Woolaway is on the
mainland but the funds remain at $1,935.10.
Robin asked if it was appropriate to send someone from HOST to the Harbor
Safety Committee Conference to be held in
ITEM #4 Critique of the
last General Membership Meeting.
Cmdr Kathy Moore reported that
DOBOR has appointed a new director and he attended the last General Membership
meeting. Hopefully he will be
able attend Advisory Board Meetings as well.
Generally everyone agreed that
the turnout was good and the topics seemed to hold everyone interest.
ITEM #5 Next Membership
The next meeting is going to
coincide with our Christmas Party. This
will be held on
ITEM #6 Pending HOST Issues:
Safety at Sea Subcommittee
- On hold for now
SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore
Port Anchorages – Kim submitted a draft of the updated SOP 7-98 for review.
Please submit your comments directly to Kim.
- Scott Cunningham reported
that we may see something in the beginning of next year.
Probably around February we may see some draft language that would be for
SOP 10-98 (Draft)
Vessel Dispersion Plan CDR
Reported that they are going
to take a fresh look at language that was proposed earlier this year.
Hopefully they can make it more workable and perhaps a little easier to
Group discussion focused on
the tsunami incident of yesterday (
Seems to be two issues.
Decision making processes and communications mechanisms.
Brad raised the question of whether HOST could facilitate dialogue by
asking stake holders on both issues for feedback on lessons learned.
Scott Cunningham said that he would check with Barry Kim to see if the
Harbors after action report could be made public to HOST.
Shore Entry Safety Subcommittee
On hold at this time
Harbor Congestion -
Brad Rimell reported that Captain Heberle is going to try to pull
stakeholders together for a preliminary meeting hopefully in December.
This is primarily at
SOP 1-97 Vessel Maintenance & Repair at Anchor
We are reinitiating a
committee to revisit this SOP
ITEM #7 Old Business
The parking situation at the Hawaii Yacht Club has a partial solution but
we are still trying to work out a better solution.
Unfortunately we were working with Richard Rice and he has left DLNR.
We will have to revisit this.
ITEM #8 New Business
Mike Tongg reported that there is currently a great deal of confusion and
miss-information in some of the
canoeing communities about some of the commercial operator concerns.
He is hoping that we can get a meeting together to discuss some of the
safety Concerns. On
ITEM #9 USCG Concerns
CDR Kathy Moore reported that we had a snorkeling death that may well be
due to natural causes. There
is a HOST SOP that may need to be reviewed.
HOST SOP 1-97 related to “Dead Ship”.
That SOP does not discuss different risks as related to different types
of ships. Different ships pose
different risks. Lt.
Johnson will be the USCG Point of Contact.
Looking to add to the decision making matrix to include ship types and
size. Brad said that we can put
together a subcommittee to review that SOP.
We don’t want to create an environment that prohibits ships from coming
here for repairs but we do need to know the risks associated by granting a
request for moorage.
LT. Quincy Adams handed out the new USCG pamphlets on the Port Security
Zones. They will be
going out with a campaign to spread the word.
They will be distributed throughout the State and also placed on the
She will now be working on the boater safety pamphlets.
These are focused on local recreational fisherman.
We need to find funding for printing.
AGENDA ITEM #10 - State of
No issues at this time.
ITEM #11 -
Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues
No issues at this time.
ITEM #12 -
Harbor Safety Conference will be held in
Maritime Industry Day. CDR
Kathy Moore said that the USCG will be holding a one half day Maritime Industry
Day. It will be on the
18th of January at the
December 14th at
prior to the annual party. Hawaii
Yacht Club located in the
following the HOST Board meeting at the Hawaii
Yacht Club. Christmas Party!