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Event Details

Date 2019/04/04 - 2019/04/04
Time 01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
Event status
Handicap access, ADA Contact info: Relley Araceley, 808-586-2692
Location Princess Likelike Conference Room, King Kalakaua Building, 3rd Floor, 335 Merchant Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
This event was posted on 03/29/2019 10:16 AM
This event was last updated on 03/29/2019 10:18 AM




Professional and Vocational Licensing Division

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

State of Hawaii




1.         Call to Order


2.         Agenda: Additions and Revisions


3.         Approval of Board Minutes and Executive Session Minutes of the February 7, 2019 Meeting


4.         Chapter 92, HRS, Adjudicatory Matters


a.                 In the Matter of Acupuncturist’s License of MIKE MASAYUKI HASHIMOTO; ACU 2016-1-L – Settlement Agreement Prior to Filing of Petition for Disciplinary Action and Board’s Final Order


5.         Executive Officer’s Report


a.                   Civil Beat article directly addressing Board of Acupuncture


b.                  Status of legislative bills previously discussed by the Board of Acupuncture


      1.   SB547 (Relating to the Physical Therapy Practice Act)


      2.   Discussion on SB202 (Relating to Professional and Vocational Regulatory Programs)


6.         Ongoing Business


a.         Finalizing Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) Chapter 16-72 Revisions


7.         Applications


The Board may move into Executive Session to consider and evaluate personal information relating to individuals applying for licensure in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(1), Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), and/or to consult with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities in accordance with Section 92-5(a)(4), HRS.


a.             Ratifications




ACU 1265 Lorraine E. Warner

ACU 1266 Heather Block

ACU 1267 Ayako Mizuno

ACU 1268 John R. Wo

ACU 1269 Paul M. Storm

ACU 1270 Pamela K. Guard

ACU 1271 Amy C. Norton




433 Pamela Ballinson

434 Khalil K. Midani

435 Marina Sano

436 Kathryn Anne Pierce

437 Jennica Barreras


b.         Applications


1.      Use of Doctor of Acupuncture Title

a.       Amber Garrison

b.      Ayako Mizuno


8.         Old Business


            a.         Reciprocal Certification for California Licensed Acupuncturists: time limited through 12/2020


9.         Next                Thursday, June 6, 2019

            Meeting:          1:00 p.m.                                          

                                    Princess Likelike Conference Room

                                    King Kalakaua Building, 3rd Floor

                                    Honolulu, Hawaii 96813


10.       Adjournment


If you need an auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation due to a disability, contact Relley Araceley at 808-586-2692 and/or acupuncture@dcca.hawaii.gov as soon as possible, preferably within two (2) business days of the meeting.  If a response is received after that date, 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.





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