NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR GRANT FUNDS
This Notice shall satisfy a procedural requirement for activities to be undertaken by the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands.
On or about November 14, 2008, the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) will submit an application to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for a $200,000 “Brownfields Cleanup Grant.” If this grant is awarded, the funds will be used as part of the budget for remediation of potentially harzardous materials associated with a site known as the “East Kapolei Pesticide Mixing and Loading Area,” located in the Ewa District, island of Oahu. The site is located in lands DHHL is proposing to develop as a residential subdivision which would include approximately 1,000 single-family houses, 1,000 multi-family residential units, two schools, and public service facilities, including The Salvation Army’s Kroc Community Center.
PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENTS
The “Public Review Draft Grant Application” has been posted on the DHHL website at: http://hawaii.gov/dhhl/public-notice. Any individual, group, or agency wishing to comment on the project may submit written comments to DHHL. All comments received by October 21, 2008, will be included in the grant application. Comments shall be addressed to Chairman, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805. Submittal by facsimile (620-9299, attn: Darrell Ing), or e-mail (Darrell.H.Ing@Hawaii.gov) is encouraged.
Micah A. Kane, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission