In a letter dated 21 May 2019 and addressed to O'ahu Neighborhood Boards, Congressman Ed Case applauded the activity of the Neighborhood Boards system, and encouraged continued participation by board members and the neighborhoods at large.
In addition, Congressman Case took the opportunity to discuss the problem with aircraft on O'ahu. Quoting from his letter
"There is one issue that I have already heard from you loud and clear throughout all of O'ahu, and that is the rapidly worsening safety risks and community disruptions caused by tour helicopters and other small aircraft. Even before the tragic crash just weeks ago of a tour helicopter into a residential neighborhood of Kailua, it was clear that these risks and impacts were not acceptable and that the helicopter and other aircraft owners and operators did not have any real intention of addressing community concerns voluntarily. Please be very sure of my full commitment to taking any and all actions necessary to address this widespread risk and disruption and restoring safety and peace to our neighborhoods islandwide. I will email you separately on this major issue shortly with a summary of where I believe we are and what we should do together."
Quieter O'ahu applauds this statement from Congressman Case on this statewide noise and safety issue. Everyone should now watch to see how Congressman Case uses his congressional position to work with the FAA and State representatives to translate these words into meaningful action to mitigate or eliminate the tour helicopter and small plane problem.