How to Submit Testimony for the BWS Board of Directors Meeting

Pursuant to the Emergency Proclamation issued by Governor David Y. Ige on August 5, 2021, 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. 

Board Member Participation

Some Board members may be participating in the meeting by interactive conference technology from remote locations.

Public Testimony

Testimony will not be accepted prior to the posting of the public notice and agenda for a board meeting or public hearing. Once the public notice is posted, testimony on a topic before the Board may be submitted in advance (written only) or during the meeting:

    You may submit testimony in advance by email, fax, mail, and online form, but only once the public notice and agenda have been posted. Testimonies should include the submitter's address, email address, and phone number. Written testimony will be posted to the BWS website.

    - FAX: (808) 748-5079
    - MAIL: Board of Water Supply, 630 South Beretania Street, Honolulu HI 96843
    - ONLINE: Fill out the testimony form. See below.
    Telephone testimony will be accepted during the meeting. Callers will be placed in a queue and brought up to testify one at a time. Please watch the livestream and listen for the prompt to call into the testimony hotline. Testimony is limited to two (2) minutes and shall be presented by the registered speaker ony.

    - PHONE: (808) 748-6040 (only open during call-in testimony acceptance windows)
    - IN-PERSON: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, in-person testimony will not be accepted.

Online Testimony Submittal

To submit your testimony online for an upcoming BWS Board of Directors meeting, please complete the following form. All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required and must be completed in order for this form to be valid.

Submissions will not be accepted prior to the notice and agenda being posted for the meeting. Deadline to submit advance written testimony is 12:00 PM on the day of the meeting.

Meeting Details
Advance testimony will only be accepted for meetings where the public notice has been posted and until 12:00 PM on the date of that meeting.
Advance testimony will only be accepted for items that are listed on a published meeting notice.
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(Character limit: 10,000. If needed, expand the written testimony window by pulling the bottom right corner of the field.)
(Acceptable File Formats: DOC/DOCX, and PDF. Maximum file size is 1MB.)
(Acceptable File Formats: DOC/DOCX, and PDF. Maximum file size is 1MB.)
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Updated: 09/27/2021 12:00