COMMITTEE ON GOVERNMENTAL OPERATIONS,
RELATIONS, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
16′ h Session
ORDER OF BUSINESS
West Hawaii Civic Center
74- 5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building A
Kailua- Kona, Hawaii
October 19, 2021
10: 30 a. m.
Pursuant to Governor Ige’ s most recent proclamation, in order to minimize
physical contact and maximize social distancing, this meeting will
not be open to the public.
Oral Public Testimony: The public may provide oral testimony via Zoom. To register to testify, please email relley.[email protected]hawaiicounty.gov or call( 808) 961- 8255 no later than 12: 00 noon on Monday, October 18, 2021.
Written Testimony: The Council encourages the public to submit thoughts, comments, and input via written testimony. To ensure timely delivery to Council Members prior to the meeting, written testimony must be submitted no later than 12: 00 noon on Monday, October 18, 2021 by: ( 1) email to
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CALL TO ORDER
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS
Comm. 420: REQUESTS A DISCUSSION WITH THE ADMINSTRATION REGARDING
THE FILM INDUSTRY PERMITTING PROCESS AND THE HAWAII
ISLAND FILM OFFICE
From Council Member Ashley L. Kierkiewicz, dated September 27, 2021.
ORDER OF RESOLUTIONS
Res. 223- 21: URGES THE HAWAII STATE LEGISLATURE TO AMEND COFFEE
LABELING REQUIREMENTS FOR BLENDS OF GEOGRAPHICALLY
NAMED HAWAII-GROWN COFFEE
Seeks amendments to State law to increase the minimum amount of Hawaii-grown
coffee from 10 to 51 percent and to identify the geographic origin and corresponding
percentage of coffee grown outside of Hawaii in blended coffees labeled as
Reference: Comm. 421
Intr. by: Mr. Inaba
Res. 241- 21: URGES THE OFFICE OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE COUNTY’ S INCLUSIONARY ZONING
POLICIES, PURSUANT TO SENATE RESOLUTION NO. 3, AND TO
DEVELOP A STRATEGIC ROADMAP FOR HOUSING DEVELOPMENT
ON HAWAII ISLAND
Requests the development of the zoning policy report and strategic plan to facilitate
housing program adjustments and potential amendments to County housing law.
Reference: Comm. 441
Intr. by: Ms. Kierkiewicz and Ms. Lee Loy
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BILLS FOR ORDINANCES
Note: B/ R, when listed next to the name of an Introducer, signifies that the Council Member has
agreed to introduce legislation` By Request” on behalf of the requesting party. It does not necessarily
signify support of or opposition to the proposal.
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as possible, preferably by October 15, 2021. If a response is received after October 15, 2021, we will
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be fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille,
or electronic copy.
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25 Aupuni Street, First Floor, Room 1401, and/ or participating via interactive conference technology
from other locations.
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meeting. The email shall indicate the appropriate Committee or Council meeting, the meeting date, agenda item ( communication, bill, resolution, or report number), and number of testifiers on the video
submittal. Each video submittal shall be limited to a single agenda item. Video submittals may
contain up to three individual testifiers and shall each be up to three minutes in length. Video
testimony will not be played during the meeting; however, it will be distributed to Council Members
prior to the meeting. The Office of the County Clerk reserves the right to refuse testimony containing
inappropriate content or that is not in compliance with Council Rule 13 ( Public Statements and Testimony)