NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

  Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS) § 305J-5(a)(1) and Chapter 91, the Director of the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs will hold at least one public hearing to discuss and take testimony on any proposed rules under HRS Chapter 305J, Post-Secondary Education Authorization.

  The public hearing will be held as follows:

Date:  April 20, 2017
Time:  9:30 a.m.
Location: King Kalakaua Building
  King Kalakaua Conference Room
  335 Merchant Street, First Floor
  Honolulu, HI 96813

  The purpose of the public hearing is to take testimony on the proposed rules.  All interested persons are encouraged to review the proposed rules prior to the public hearing. A copy of the proposed rules are available for review during normal business hours at: Director’s Office, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, 335 Merchant Street, Room 310, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. The proposed rules are also available at the Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program (HPEAP) website:  http://cca.hawaii.gov/hpeap

  All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity to submit their oral or written comments at the time of the public hearing. Whether testimony is presented orally or not, interested persons are encouraged to put their comments in writing and submit them to DCCA HPEAP via the following:

In person at the public hearing;
  Email to:  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address);
  Fax:  (808) 586-2856; or
  U.S. Mail to: Hawaii Post-Secondary Education Authorization Program   (HPEAP)
  Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
  P.O. Box 541
  Honolulu, HI 96809

All written comments should be filed with HPEAP by April 20, 2017 4:30 p.m. 
         
Individuals who require special needs accommodations for the public hearing may request assistance by writing or contacting HPEAP at the address above or at (808) 586-7327, at least seven (7) working days prior to the scheduled public hearing.  For more information, contact HPEAP at the address, phone number, or email address listed above.

                CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN
                Director of Commerce and Consumer Affairs
                State of Hawaii
(SA971409   3/17/17)

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