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April 29, 2004 (Thursday)
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Department of Agriculture
Plant Quarantine Conference Room
1849 Auiki Street
I. CALL TO ORDER
II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES FROM 3/16/04 MEETING
III. COMMENTS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC ON AGENDA
ITEMS (ORAL OR WRITTEN)
IV. COMMUNICATIONS FROM DIVISIONS AND
A. AGRICULTURAL LOAN DIVISION
1. Request for Approval of One (1) Direct/New
Farmer Loan to Lena H. K. Lee.
2. Request for Approval of One (1) Direct/Real
Estate Loan to Oliver Ignacio Farm, Inc.
Action: Motion failed to carry.
3. Request for Approval of One (1)
Participation/Real Estate Loan to Koba's Nursery, Inc.
4. Request that One (1) Loan to Lynn P.
Richardson be Referred to the Attorney General for Disposition
B. AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION
1. Request for Approval to Renew Existing
Revocable Permit No. 13, Issued to Ameron Hawaii
Kalaeloa Agricultural Park, Ewa Oahu
C. PLANT INDUSTRY
1. Request to Cancel the Board of
Agriculture’s Approval to Revise Permit Conditions for the Transfer
of a Male Orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus), “Rusti”, from the
Honolulu Zoo to the Orangutan Foundation International’s Facility at
Kualoa Ranch, Kaneohe, Hawaii to Provide Temporary Holding
2. Request to: (1) Allow the Importation of
Bacteria, Corynebacterium (Clavibacter) michiganensis subsp.
insidiosus, on the List of Restricted Microorganisms (Part A),
and Unlisted Species of Corynebacterium, Determined to be
High-Risk, by Special Permit, for Laboratory Diagnostics; and (2)
Establish Permit Conditions for Bacteria, Corynebacterium (Clavibacter)
michiganensis subsp. insidiosus, on the List of Restricted
Microorganisms (Part A), and Unlisted Species of Corynebacterium,
Determined to be High-Risk, by Special Permit, for Laboratory
D. QUALITY ASSURANCE DIVISION
1. Request for (1) Preliminary approval of
proposed amendments to Section 4-60-10, Hawaii Administrative Rules,
entitled “Minimum prices in the Hawaii milk shed,” pertaining to
increasing the minimum price to milk producers in the Hawaii milk
shed, and (2) Authorization for the Chairperson to schedule a public
hearing and to appoint a hearing officer in connection with (1).
V. NEW BUSINESS