West Hawaii Today
Notice #: 0001370897-01
Public Hearings

Notice of Proposed Adoption and Repeal of Rules
Public Hearing

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hawai’i Labor Relations Board (HLRB), Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, will hold a public hearing in person and via Zoom on June 13, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. pursuant to Hawai’i Revised Statutes Chapters 89, 91, 377, and 396.

The public hearing will consider the adoption of Hawai’i Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 43, Title 12, Subtitle 7, entitled “Rules of Practice and Procedure before the Hawaii Labor Relations Board,” and the repeal of HAR Chapters 41 and 42, which previously governed such procedures. The purpose of adopting HAR Chapter 43 and repealing Chapters 41 and 42 is to streamline practice and procedure for proceedings before HLRB.

Individuals may participate in the public hearing in any one of the following ways:

Zoom Video Hearing, join from a computer: (Please mute your devices except to testify)

Join Zoom Meeting

When prompted, enter:
Meeting ID: 934 6507 5004
Passcode: 2022-43

To join from a computer, participants will need a computer with internet access, video camera, and microphone. Participants’ first and last names should be displayed.

Zoom Hearing, AUDIO ONLY, join by telephone:

+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
+1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

Other dial-in numbers by location:

+1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
+1 929 436 2866 US (New York)
+1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC)
+1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)

When prompted, enter:
Meeting ID: 934 6507 5004

Join in person:

The Office of the Hawai’i Labor Relations Board
Ke’elikolani Building
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 434
Honolulu, Hawai’i 96813

Individuals may testify as to any data, opinions, arguments, comments, and objections, orally at the public hearing or in writing to HLRB, concerning the proposed adoption of HAR Chapter 43 and repeal of HAR Chapters 41 and 42. During the public hearing, oral testimony will be limited to two minutes per individual. Written testimony can be mailed or delivered to HLRB’s office located at 830 Punchbowl Street, Room 434, Honolulu, HI 96813, and must be received at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the scheduled public hearing.

To ensure an efficient hearing, HLRB requests that all parties and individuals who wish to testify register with HLRB prior to the scheduled public hearing via email at DLIR.laborboard@hawaii.gov or phone at (808) 586-8616. HLRB will recognize testifiers at the scheduled hearing in the order in which they registered with HLRB.

If a party or individual does not register with HLRB to testify but appears at the scheduled hearing, that party or individual will be allowed to testify after all pre-registered parties and individuals testify.

The proposed HAR Chapter 43 will be made available for public viewing from the first working day that the legal notice appears in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Hawaii Tribune- Herald, West Hawaii Today, The Maui News, and The Garden Island, through the day the public hearing is held. The proposed HAR Chapter 43 may be viewed:

On the internet at: http://labor.hawaii.gov/hlrb/files/2022/04/RULES- DRAFT-Ramseyer.pdf

Via email, without charge, by making a request to HLRB at:

In person viewing, without charge, at HLRB’s office located at
830 Punchbowl Street, Room 434, Honolulu, HI 96813, between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays;

By requesting a hard copy from HLRB, by phone at (808) 586-8616, email, or mail. If a hard copy is to be mailed, the cost is $10.20 (102 pages at ten cents per page) plus postage;

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. Please call HLRB at (808) 586-8616 (voice), or dial 711 and then ask for (808) 586-8616. A request for reasonable accommodations should be made no later than ten (10) working days prior to the needed accommodations.

Dated: May 2, 2022

Marcus R. Oshiro, Chairperson
Hawai’i Labor Relations Board
(SA/HTH/WHT/TGI1370897 5/4/22)