August 12, 2010 Advisory Board

HOST Advisory Board Meeting

August 12, 2010

Bob Heidrich                                                             Kim Beasley                         

Robin Bond                                                              Tom Collins                          

Oy Branum                                                                Chris Woolaway

LT. Kyle Ryan                                                           Brad Rimell

Ed Lott                                                                        Randy Swindell

Reg White                                                                 Michael McDonald

Bill Mossman

AGENDA ITEM #1    Call to Order

 Robin called the meeting to order.   A quorum was present.

 AGENDA ITEM #2     Approval of the Minutes of last meeting.

Minutes for the last two meetings were approved.

AGENDA ITEM #3    Treasurer’s Report

Chris Woolaway reported that current funds total $2,865.01

Chris discovered that we might have to register with the State if we start to pay someone to solicit money.   At this time we don’t have to do this but we will have to watch this.

AGENDA ITEM #4    Topics for the August 26 Membership Meeting

            One of our topics for the next meeting is a panel discussion on evacuation of the harbors during a hurricane or tsunami.   Representatives of the Pilots, Sause and Young Brothers will discuss situations that occurred in the last incident.  

AGENDA ITEM #5    Pending HOST Safety Issues

            •           Robin said there is nothing new about the diving flag issue.

AGENDA ITEM #6  New Business  

•           Neil Kanemoto pointed out by e-mail that DOCAR is voicing concern over conflicts between ocean recreational users.    There needs to be some type of education process regarding “rules of the road” and how to avoid conflicts.

•           There is going to be a “Town Hall” meeting at the Central Union Church to discuss the Operating Plan.   People should attend.


•           Flare Disposal    Chris Woolaway reported that we may be making progress on this topic.   It may be that H-Power can  burn them if it is done in a controlled manner i.e. not included in the normal waste stream.

            •           Falls of Clyde

                        They have received the Pfeiffer funds from the museum.      

AGENDA ITEM #8   USCG Concerns

•           No representatives and no concerns.

AGENDA ITEM #9   –   State of Hawaii Concerns  (DOT Harbors and DLNR)

•           No representatives and no concerns.

AGENDA ITEM #10  –  Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues

•           No news.


            •           No announcements


Executive Board Meeting:

            September 9, 2010 at 3:00 pm,   Hawaii Yacht Club located in

            the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor.

General Membership Meeting:

August 26, 2010 at  2:00 pm,  Honolulu Community College Maritime Training Center.

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