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Volunteers are needed for a clean-up of the iconic ‘Aiea Gateway on Saturday, July 16th from 8am to 2pm! This clean-up is a project of Eagle Scout Evan Suzuki of Alvah A Scott Elementary, Troop 147. Lunch will be served!
(For those unfamiliar with the ‘Aiea Gateway, it is at the corner of ‘Aiea Access Road and Moanalua Road, right across the street from St. Elizabeth School.)
Hope to see you there!
The next ‘Aiea Neighborhood Board Meeting will take place on Monday, June 13th at 7:30pm at the ‘Aiea Public Library. The agenda can be found online at the Neighborhood Commission Office’s website.
Everyone is invited to a ‘Aiea/Pearl City Town Hall meeting this evening (Thurs., May 19) from 7-8:30pm at Pearlridge Elementary School! The topic is on DISASTER PREAREDNESS/AWARENESS and will discuss potential natural disasters that could threaten ‘Aiea and Pearl City and what steps you can take to ensure the safety of our senior citizens in the event of a natural disaster. For example, what steps should you take to account for special needs like medication requirements or mobility constraints? Great opportunity for those caring for our kupuna.
A BIG mahalo is in order to the Pearl Ridge Estates Community Association for their very generous donation of almost $4,000 to the Friends of ‘Aiea Library! This donation will go very far in helping the Friends in their mission to support the ‘Aiea Library and its services, resources, and programs! It is VERY much appreciated!
Mahalo also to State Representative Sam Satoru Kong for facilitating this donation and ensuring everything went smoothly!
The next ACA meeting will be happening on Monday, May 16th at 7:30pm at the ‘Aiea Public Library conference room. We hope to see you there.
Come down to the ‘Aiea Public Library tomorrow, April 30th, between 10am and 3pm for a used book sale! Proceeds will be used to benefit the ‘Aiea Library.
There are a TON of books to be sold–and all for insanely affordable prices!
The annual ‘Aiea High School Family Fun Fair will be happening this Friday, April 22nd from 4pm to 9pm at the ‘Aiea High School football field!
Bring your whole family for a night of FOOD and FUN! Enjoy great food, rides and inflatables, a petting zoo, country store, craft fair vendors, pony rides, entertainment, face & hair painting, games, and much more!
Just your monthly reminder that:
- The ‘Aiea Neighborhood Board will be meeting tonight, April 11th, at 7:30pm at ‘Aiea Public Library. You can find the agenda online here.
- The ‘Aiea Community Association will be meeting next Monday, April 18th at 7:30pm at the ‘Aiea Public Library.
Tomorrow (April 5th), the Honolulu City Council’s Budget Committee will be meeting at 9am to discuss, among other things, a proposed amendment from Council Chair Ernie Martin that would add to the city’s budget $3.84 million that would be used to reimburse the federal government for section 8 fees that were used to buy the ‘Aiea Sugar Mill property back in the early 200s.
By reimbursing the federal government, it would allow the site to be developed with a wider range of uses, some of which may include senior housing or rehabilitation services, a community recreation center, and other related uses that would serve the ‘Aiea community’s best interests.
We encourage you to please take some time to submit written testimony in support of this amendment. All you have to do is follow this link and fill out the form to express your support. Under the field that reads, “Council/PH Committee,” select budget; under “meeting date,” select April 5, 2016; and under bill item, type, “Bill 14.” For the testimony itself, you can use a format similar to below:
To: Budget Committee Chair Ann H. Kobayashi & Committee Members
Date: April 5, 2016
Re: Bill 14-Chair Martin’s proposed $3,840,000 amendment for the reimbursement of the purchase of Aiea Sugar Mill
I support Chair Martin’s proposed $3,840,000 amendment to Bill 14 for the reimbursement of the purchase of Aiea Sugar Mill to allow for expanded public purpose and uses. (Please state your personal reasons)
Thank you for the opportunity to testify in favor of this amendment to Bill 14.
(Phone number [optional])
If you would like to attend the budget committee meeting in person, the meeting agenda can be downloaded here. Please follow the instructions on the agenda to register as a speaker before 9am tomorrow.
Thank you very much to City Councilwoman Carol Fukunaga, who has been working closely with the ‘Aiea Community Association, the City & County of Honolulu, and the federal government to help navigate us thus far!