Posted on Apr 28, 2022 in Main

AGENDA 05-04-2022 GENERAL.pdf

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
9:00 a.m.

In accordance with Section 92-3.7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Hawaii Community Development Authority (“HCDA”) At-Large Board Meeting will be convened remotely via Zoom. The public is welcome to participate and view the Board Meeting as follows:

Participate Remotely Via Zoom Use the following link:

Meeting ID: 702 569 4770
Passcode: 434019

Participate Via Phone Dial: (669) 900 – 6833 (Meeting ID: 702 569 4770

View the Meeting Livestream Via HCDA’s YouTube Channel

View the Remote Board Meeting at the Following Physical Meeting Site:

Hawaii Community Development Authority
American Brewery Building
547 Queen Street, 2nd Floor Board Room
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813



1. Regular Meeting Minutes of April 6, 2022


2. Shall the Authority Confirm the Selection and Hiring of Craig Nakamoto to Fill the Position of the Executive Director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority?

The Authority may convene in executive session pursuant to HRS § 925 (a)(2) and (4) to consider the hire, evaluation, dismissal, or discipline of an officer or employee or of charges brought against the officer or employee, where consideration of matters, affecting privacy will be involved; provided that if the individual concerned requests an open meeting, an open meeting shall be held, and to consult with the board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities.


3. Legislative Update

a. HB 1600, HD1, Relating to the State Budget
b. SB 2398, SD 2, Relating to the Hawaii Community Development Authority
c. SB 2898, SD2, HD1, Relating to Community Development
d. SB 3334, SD2, HD1, Relating to Government Operations


4. Monthly Financial Highlights of March 2022


In accordance with Section 92-3.7(c), Hawaii Revised Statutes, in the event that audiovisual communication cannot be maintained by all participating Board Members and quorum is lost, the meeting will be automatically recessed for up to thirty (30) minutes, during which time, an attempt to restore audiovisual communication will be made. If HCDA is able to reestablish audio communication only, the meeting will be reconvened and continue. To participate via audio communication, please refer to the “Participate Via Phone” information above. If HCDA is unable to reconvene the meeting because neither audiovisual communication nor audio communication can be re-established within thirty (30) minutes, the meeting will be automatically terminated.


Oral Live Testimony

Pursuant to Section 923, Hawaii Revised Statutes and Article IV, Section 10 of HCDA’s Bylaws, oral, live testimony may be limited to three (3) minutes at the discretion of the presiding officer and will be accepted only on matters directly related to the meeting agenda items. The Board meeting agenda and meeting materials provided to the Board Members for this meeting are available for inspection on the HCDA website at:

When testifying, you will be asked to identify yourself and the organization, if any, that you represent. Oral live testimony may be provided via either of the following options:

Oral live testimony may be provided remotely via the Zoom link provided above at the top of this Agenda Notice.
You will be asked to provide your name and an email address in the standard email format, e.g., ****@****.com.
Your microphone will automatically be muted. When the Chairperson asks for public testimony, you may click the Raise Hand button found on your Zoom screen to indicate that you wish to testify about that specific agenda item. The Chairperson will individually enable each testifier to unmute their microphone. When recognized by the Chairperson, please unmute your microphone before speaking and mute your microphone after you finish speaking.

• Phone:
If you do not have a computer/internet access, you may provide oral live testimony via the Participate by Phone option and attend this meeting with audioonly access by calling the phone number listed in the “Participate Via Phone” option located at the top of this meeting agenda.
Upon dialing the number, you will be prompted to enter the Meeting ID which is also listed at the top of this agenda. After entering the Meeting ID, you will be asked to either enter your panelist number or wait to be admitted into the meeting. Please wait until you are admitted into the meeting as no panelist numbers will be issued.
When the Chairperson asks for public testimony, you may indicate that you want to testify by entering * followed by 9 on your phone’s keypad. A voice prompt will then let you know that the meeting host has been notified. When recognized by the Chairperson, please unmute yourself by entering * and then 6 on your phone’s keypad.
A voice prompt will let you know that you are unmuted, and you may begin speaking.
After you have finished speaking, please enter * and then 6 again to mute yourself.

Written Testimony

To ensure that the public as well as the HCDA Board Members receive testimony in a timely manner, written testimony should be submitted 24 hours prior the scheduled meeting date and time. Any written testimony submitted after such time cannot be guaranteed to be distributed in time for the meeting. Written testimony may be submitted by any one of the following methods:

Email to: [email protected]
Web form at:
U.S. Postal Mail sent to:

Hawaii Community Development Authority
547 Queen Street
Honolulu, HI 96813

Facsimile (fax) to: (808) 5870299

Please note that written public testimony submitted to the HCDA will be treated as a public record and any contact information contained therein will be available for public inspection and copying.
The Authority may elect to convene in executive session pursuant to Sections 924 and 925 (a), Hawaii Revised Statutes, if any exceptions set forth therein apply.
If an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability is needed, please contact Francine Murray, HCDA Compliance Assurance and Community Outreach Officer, via phone at: (808) 5940300 or via email at: [email protected] two days prior to the meeting date. If a request is received after Monday, May 2, 2022, the request for auxiliary aid/service cannot be guaranteed.
Upon request, this Meeting Agenda containing the instructions for participating and viewing this meeting may be found online at: and is also available in alternate formats.