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Hawai'i County Transportation Commission Meeting September 29, 2021

Regular meeting of the Hawai'i County Transportation Commission to discuss taxicab licenses and mass transit system issues.

When Wed Sep 29, 2021
from 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Where Aupuni Center Conference Room, 101 Pauahi Street. Suite 1, Hilo, Hawai’i 96720
Contact Name Betty Alcover
Contact Email
Contact Phone 808.961.8556
Attendees John Andoh - Staff, Betty Alcover - Staff, J Yoshimoto - Staff, James “Kimo” Lee - Commissioner, James Weatherford - Commissioner, Kristy Cruz - Commissioner, John Walker - Commissioner, Benjamin Agdeppa - Commissioner, Michael O'Loughlin - Chair
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County of Hawai’i Transportation Commission



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


DATE:                 Wednesday, September 29, 2021

TIME:                 10:00 a.m.

PLACE:              Aupuni Center Conference Room

                              101 Pauahi Street. Suite 1

                              Hilo, Hawai’i 96720


This meeting is also available via Zoom at the following link:

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 email your testimony to no later than 12:00 noon on Monday, September 27, 2021.


I.                 Call to Order

II.               Roll Call

III.             Approval of Agenda for September 29, 2021

IV.             Approval of Minutes from June 10, 2021

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 Hawai’i.


1.      Mario Labiano dba Daniel’s Taxi, PO Box 385, Keaau, HI  96749                                        (1)

2.      Richard Namnama dba Jerich Taxi, 73-1368 Kaiminani Drive, Kailua, Kona  HI  96745           (1)

3.      Joanne Louise Soriano dba Xyleanne’s Taxi, 68-3555 Kupunahine St., 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 (30) consecutive days or more or failure to renew his/her taxicab license for the year.


                     1.         CH 002       Frank Vesperas dba Alaka’i Taxi & Tours

2.         CH 027       Virgilio Afan dba Pinay Taxi

3.         CH 109       Alexander Kapela dba White Taxi

4.         CH 198       Emerito Cabanas dba DaKine Taxi

5.         CH 279       Akira Arai dba Juel Taxi

6.         CH 288, CH 292, CH 294, CH 371, CH 372 Anagor, LLC dba AM PM Taxi

7.         CH 408       Leo Sadoy dba Leo’s Taxi

8.         CH 425       Orlando Palafox dba O&M Taxi & Tours

9.         CH 444       Charlene Sherwood dba Char’s Taxi Shuttle

10.   CH 466       Ray Cabaccang dba R&M Taxi      

        11.   CH 471       Gilbert DelaCruz dba Mister D’s Taxi                  

        12.   CH 481       Remigio Dumayag dba R&A Taxi

        13.   CH 485       Jaynard Simpliciano dba AMS Taxi

        14.   CH 541       Patricia Mayfield dba Big Island Express

        15.   CH 551       Ace 1Taxi LLC

        16.   CH586        Shelby Roberts dba Rainbow Taxi                                

        17.   CH 557, CH 558   Mary Jo Victorino and Roy  

                                          Kunishige dba Kwiki Taxi LLC

VII.           Discussion of Transit and Multi-Modal Transportation Plan Implementation

 VIII.         Discussion of Performance Measures Related to Hele-On     Service

 IX.             Discussion of Amendments to Chapter 18

X.                 Mass Transit Administrator’s Report

XI.             Commissioner’s Reports

XII.           Next Meeting – December 2021

XIII.         Adjournment


The meeting 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 County of  Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency at (808) 961-8744 as soon as possible, but no later than Monday, September 27, 2021.If a response is received after September 27, 2021, we will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled. Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.


Commission Members may also be present at the meeting facility as listed above on the agenda and/or participating via interactive conference technology from other locations.


The full text of the agendas are made available on the County of Hawai’i Mass Transit Agency website at , click on Transportation Commission to navigate to the current agenda.  For copies of the current agenda or questions, please call (808) 961-8744.


Hawai‘i County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer

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