Hawaii Ocean Safety Team (HOST) was formed in 1998 as a non-profit organization whose vision is to promote stewardship of Hawaii's waters and enhance ocean safety. HOST is comprised of representatives from business, government, and the community who are committed to identifying maritime concerns and developing solutions before they become major issues.
2004, HOST conducted six Membership Meetings that included such topics as the
Marine Transportation System, Homeland Security, NOAA Weather Broadcasts, Marine
Sanitation Issues, Marine Protected Areas and Whales vs Vessels. HOST
participated in the 6th Annual National Harbor Safety Conference in
Officers: (Terms run from
President Robin C. Bond Public at large
Vice President Brad Rimell Sause Brothers
Secretary Kim Beasley Clean Islands Council
Treasurer Christine Woolaway UofH Sea Grant
Advisory Board: Attached (Terms run from
A list of HOST Advisory Board Members and copies of meeting minutes can be found on the HOST website http://www.hosthawaii.
During 2004, the Board met on the following dates: January 8, February 12, March 11, April 15, May 13, June 17, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 14, November 18 and December 9. All Board meetings were held from 1500 to 1700 at the Hawaii Yacht Club.
During 2004, the Membership met on the following dates: February 19, April 22, June 24, August 26, October 21 and December 9. All membership meetings were held from 1400 to 1600 at the Marine Education Center with the exception of the December meeting, which was held at the Hawaii Yacht Club.
Annual Report is available to the general public and is available on the HOST website.
HOST is a Section 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization
(Federal I.D. No. 99-0342470)