Save Kailua from becoming the Windward Waikiki!

Please attend a special Honolulu City Council meeting on April 18th, 2012  6:30PM at the Kailua High School Cafeteria (451 Ulumanu Dr.). The Honolulu City Council’s Park and Cultural Affairs Committee will be having a public hearing about proposed amendments to Bill 11 (addresses commercial activities at Kailua beach parks).

Keep it Kailua supports these amendments and ask all Oahu residents to support these and all other efforts to curb the continuing trend of making Kailua a tourist trap.

  1. Removes previous conditions relating to permit limitations, watercraft activities, and recreational stops at Kailua Beach Park and Kalama Beach Park.
  2. Prohibits commercial activities, including recreational stops by tour companies, but excluding commercial filming activities, at Kailua Beach Park and Kalama Beach Park.
  3. Provides that no permit shall be issued for commercial activities at Kailua Beach Park and Kalama Beach Park, including permits for recreational stops by commercial tour companies, but excluding permits for commercial filming activities.

To register to speak or submit testimony:

Speaker Registration:   Persons wishing to speak may register through Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 4:30 p.m. by

  1. On-Line at http://www1.honolulu.gov/council/attnspkpca.htm;
  2. By faxing to 768-3827 your name, phone number and the agenda item;
  3. By filling out a registration form in person; or
  4. By calling 768-3816.

Registration on-site will begin at 5:30 p.m. Each speaker is limited to a one-minute presentation. Persons who have not registered to testify will be given an opportunity to speak on an item following oral testimonies of the registered speakers.

Written Testimony – Must be Submitted prior to the Day of the Meeting: Written testimony may be faxed to 768-3827 or emailed at http://www1.honolulu.gov/council/emailpca.htm for distribution at the meeting. 15 copies are requested if written testimony is submitted on-site. By submitting written testimony, you are not automatically registered to speak.  Refer to “SPEAKER REGISTRATION” procedures above.

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