August 9, 2007 Advisory Board

Hawaii Ocean Safety Team   

 Advisory Board Meeting

August 9, 2007 (3:00 pm)

Hawaii Yacht Club

Troy Brown                                        Randy Swindell                               Warren Ditch Jr.

Robin Bond                                      Bill Mossman                                   Kim Beasley

Brad Rimell                                       Kimo Corstorphine                         Bob Heidrich

CDR Kathy Moore                           Michael MacDonald                        Jasmin Parker

Anne Stevens

1.    1500 (3:00 pm) Call to order – Introductions – Call to order by Robin Bond

2.    Approval of last Board and Membership meeting minutes

3.    Treasurer’s Report – Chris  – $2,014.24 in the bank account.

4.    Next Membership Meeting Topics – August 23, 2007

            Hawaii Oil Dispersant Exercise update

            Ethanol Issue

            TWIC – program update

            Harbors of safe refuge – USCG update

            Presentation of the State’s Invasive Limu Sucker

5.    Pending HOST Issues:

a.            SOP 7-98 Multiple Cruise Vessel Visiting Offshore Port Anchorages – Kim

b.            Tug Assistance – Tom/Troy – No activity

c.            Shore Entry Safety Subcommittee – Put on hold

d.            Harbor Congestion –Tom –

e.            SOP 1-97 Vessel Maintenance & Repair at Anchor – USCG – Posted on the HOST website – Completed

f.             USCG Heavy Weather SOP – Posted on the HOST Website – Completed

6.    Old Business

a.    HOST Advisory Board Members

b.    USAF Thunderbirds – Sept 13 and 15

c.    HOST Logo – Bob  Heidrich

7.    New Business

a.    Tour of the Superferry

8.    United States Coast Guard Concerns

9.    State of Hawaii Concerns (DOT Harbors and DLNR)

10. Coast Guard Auxiliary Issues – John Regan

11. Announcements: Mike Thong died. He was our canoe representative.

12. Next meetings:   Advisory Board Meeting: September 13, 2007

                                    Membership Meeting: August 23, 2007

13. Adjourn 1700 (5:00 pm)

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