2020 Board of Directors Meetings

Board of Water Supply (BWS) Board Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m., in the Board Room on the third floor of the BWS Public Service Building at 630 South Beretania Street, unless otherwise noted. Please contact the Board Secretary at (808) 748-5172 for the latest information.

Meeting notices are posted approximately one week prior to the date of the meeting. 2020 board notices will include links to submittals and supporting documents for downloading. In regularly scheduled Board meetings, discussions are recorded and later transcribed. All meeting minutes must be approved at the subsequent Board meeting. These minutes will be posted online once approved.

Pursuant to the Fifteenth Supplementary Proclamation issued by Governor David Y. Ige on Monday, November 16, 2020, related to the COVID-19 emergency, in order to allow public participation in a manner consistent with social distancing practices, the following procedures are in effect for the meeting. Some Board members may be participating in the meeting by interactive conference technology from remote locations.

2020 Meeting Schedule

  • Jan 27
  • Feb 24
  • Mar 23
  • Apr 27 (Public Hearing)
  • May 11 (Budget Workshop)
  • May 26 (Tuesday)
  • Jun 22
  • Jul 27 (Cancelled)
  • Aug 24
  • Sep 28 (Public Hearing)
  • Oct 26
  • Nov 23
  • Dec 14 (2nd Monday)

Submittal of Testimony

Written testimony will be accepted by mail, fax, email or online form submission in advance no later than 12:00 PM on the day of the meeting. Testimony during a meeting will be accepted by phone; callers will be placed in a queue and brought up to testify one at a time. Testimony is limited to two (2) minutes and shall be presented by the registered speaker only. No in-person testimony will be accepted.

Special Requests and Accommodations

If you would require special assistance to review and/or inspect a meeting notice, the agenda, or the board packet, please call (808) 748-5172 or email your detailed request to board@hbws.org. If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in a meeting (e.g. sign language interpreter; interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call (808) 748-5172 or email your request to board@hbws.org at least three business days prior to the meeting date.

Livestream Viewing Options

  • Facebook Live: www.facebook.com/bwshonolulu/live the live stream will appear at the top of the page. You may have to click the arrow on the video to start it;
  • BWS Livestream: www.boardofwatersupply.com/live. Video will appear on screen. You may have to click the arrow on the video to start it. On both you may have to unmute audio as muted audio tends to be the default setting.

Materials for Inspection

Meeting materials (“board packet” under HRS Section 92-7.5) are accessible below.

Board Meeting Notices and Materials (Board Packet)

Updated: 11/24/2020 12:40

Cancellation Notice:

Due to Hurricane Douglas, City offices were closed on Monday, July 27, 2020. The July regular board meeting scheduled that day for the BWS Board of Directors was cancelled. The next regular board meeting took place on Monday, August 24, 2020.

Board Meeting Video Recording

Air dates on OLELO49 are subject to change. Or, watch on demand.

  • Monday, November 23, 2020 - Regular Meeting
    • Monday, December 14, 2020 - 6:00 PM
    • Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 8:30 AM
    • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 - 10:30 PM
    • Monday, December 21, 2020 - 2:30 PM

January 27, 2020 Regular Meeting

February 24, 2020 Regular Meeting

March 23, 2020 Regular Meeting

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the Stay at Home / Work from Home orders, the March 2020 board meeting was not recorded for later viewing on Olelo. The following version was shared via livestream on the BWSHonolulu Facebook page.

April 27, 2020 Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

May 11, 2020 Budget Workshop Meeting

May 26, 2020 Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

June 22, 2020 Regular Meeting

July 27, 2020 Regular Meeting

Due to Hurricane Douglas, City offices were closed and the board meeting cancelled.

August 24, 2020 Regular Meeting

September 28, 2020 Public Hearing & Regular Meeting

October 26, 2020 Regular Meeting

November 23, 2020 Regular Meeting

Please check back later.