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Transportation Commission Meeting in Hilo - Rescheduled to April 23, 2019


Transportation Commission

County of Hawaii



Notice is hereby given of a meeting to be held by the Transportation Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Chapter 18, Divisions 2 and 3 of the Hawaii County Code.


DATE:                   April 23, 2019

TIME:                   10:00 a.m.

PLACE:                 Aupuni Center Conference Room

                              101 Pauahi Street Suite 1

                              Hilo, Hawaii 96720            


The purpose of the meeting is to afford all interested persons a reasonable opportunity to be heard on the following matters.  All person(s) wishing to testify should submit ten (10) copies of their proposed statement prior to the meeting.


I.                    Call to order

II.                  Roll Call

III.               Approval of Agenda

IV.                Approval of Minutes

V.                  Public Statements on Agenda Items

VI.                New Business


A.   Review taxicab application for NEW Certificate of Public Convenience & Necessity to operate in the               County of Hawaii.


1.       Cristian Soriano dba Dale’s Taxi 68-3555 Kupunahine Street Waikoloa, HI  (1)

2.        Branden Henson dba BH Taxi 1408 A Komohana Street Hilo, HI 96720  (1)

3.        Christopher Artley dba Mahalo Taxi PO Box 390860 Keauhou HI 96739 (2)

4.        Mercedes Lapenia dba Aloha Taxi 73-4618 Old Mamalahoa Hwy Kaillua Kona HI 96740 (1)/name transfer

5.        Richard Namnama dba Jerich Taxi PO Box 236 Keaau, HI 96749 (1)

6.        Ronaldo M. Bocalbos dba Rjay Taxi 74-5022 Kealapua Street Kailua Kona HI 96740 (2)

7.        Rhoniel Arenas dba Kayden Taxi PO Box 123 Kailua Kona HI 96745 (1)

      9.    Weixia Ye Yu dba Sunny Taxi and Tours 48 Leihala Drive Hilo, HI 96720 (1)

     10.    Randy Lucero dba R & L Taxi & Tours PO Box 6698 Kamuela HI 96743 (1)

     11.    Md Asaduzzaman dba A-P Taxi PO Box 1182 Kealakekua HI 96750 (1)

     12.    Villaflor Dacayanan dba Westside Taxi 75-5944 Pamalo Place Kailua Kona HI 96740 (1)

     13.    Jewel and Ronald Carvalho dba Ilima’s Taxi PO Box 2234 Kailua Kona HI 96745 (6)  change of ownership

     14.    Generoso Garcia DBA Gene’s Taxi & Tours 1657 Mikokoi Street Hilo HI 96720 (1)

     15.    Jhomel Badua dba JB Taxi 17-606 s Ipuaiwaha Place Keaau HI 96749 (1)

     16.    Edward Dacayanan DBA Ariyanna’s Taxi 75-5944 Pamalo Place Kailua Kona HI 96740 (1)

     17.    Luana Limousine Service Inc. dba Laura’s Taxi PO Box 2891 Kailua Kona 96745 (16)

     18.    Orlino Valiente dba Waikoloa Cab 68-1778 Puu Nui Street Waikoloa HI 96738 (1)


                B.  Hearing on revocation of the following Certificate of Public Conveniences due to the discontinuance by the                   carrier of the business of transporting passengers as a common carrier of passengers operating upon and using                             the public highways for a period of thirty consecutive days or more or failure to renew his/her taxicab license                            for the year.


1.       CH104                  Janet Acorda dba Mel’s Taxi

2.       CH539                   Rana Pfizenmaier dba Marek’s Taxi

3.       CH430                  Mercy Paterakis dba Alexandrea’s Taxi

4.       CH448                  Noel Palilio dba Nhoel’s Taxi

5.    CH368                  Joie Ordona dba J & P Taxi

6.    CH269                  Elma Hashimoto dba Elm’s Taxi

7.    CH 174                  Benjamin Tiangsing dba B & M Taxi

8.    CH 123                 Ernest Weicker dba Ernie Taxi

9.    CH200                  Mario’s Taxi & Tours LLC dba Mario’s Taxi

10.  CH567                  Robert Battersby dba Robert’s Taxi

11.  CH160                  Charlene Barroza dba CB Taxi

12.  CH579                 Jennifer Summers dba Jen’s Taxi

13.  CH567                 Robert Battersby dba Robert’s Taxi

14.  CH245                 Robert Portus dba Cruz’n Taxi

15. CH192                  Robert Portus dba Cruz’n Taxi

16. CH186                  Shaka! Taxi & Tours, LLC dba Shaka Taxi

17. CH081                  Angela Ogata dba Hilo Harry’s II-The Next Generation

18. CH530                  Victor Quiros dba A1 Taxi

19. CH309                  Air Taxi & Tours, LLC dba Air Taxi

20. CH263                  Melmar Carlos dba Mel’s Taxi

21. CH332                  Wilson Saplan dba Saplan Taxi

22. CH397                  Gayne Kobayashi dba Mr. K’s Taxi

23. CH293                  Anagor LLC dba AM PM Taxi

24. CH266                   Rey Cabaccang dba R&M Taxi

25. CH506                  John Breslin dba Kona Taxicab LLC



       VII.        Transit Administrator’s Report

     VIII.        Election of Transportation Commission Vice-Chair person

       IX.         Record Retention

        X.         Next Meeting

       XI.         Adjournment






 The meeting place or facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.  Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication to participate in this meeting should contact the Mass Transit Agency at (808) 961-8744 as soon as possible, but no later than April 20, 2019.                            




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