CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu:
PLACE: City Council Committee Meeting Room, Second Floor
530 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
DATE: Wednesday, September 30, 2009
TIME: 1:30 p.m.
or as soon thereafter so that all interested persons shall be afforded a reasonable opportunity to be heard to consider the following:
KOOLAUPOKO-STATE SPECIAL USE PERMIT APPLICATION-2009/SUP-4 (DS)
Applicant: Tropical Farms
Landowner: Kualoa Ranch, Inc.
Location: 49-227A Kamehameha Highway, Kaneohe, Hawaii
Tax Map Key: 4-9-003: portion 001
Existing Use: Agribusiness activities, retail establishment
State Land Use: Agricultural District
Existing Zoning: AG-2 General Agricultural District
Land Area: 58.61 Acres (lot area)
1.12 Acres (Special Use Permit area)
REQUEST: The applicant proposes to continue its agribusiness and retailing
activities from two buildings on a 1.12 acre site within the State
Agricultural District. Tropical Farms has leased the 1.12 acre site and the two buildings for its agribusiness activities since 2001.
This hearing is to be held under the provisions of Chapters 46, 91, 92, and 205, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Articles VI and XIII, Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu, 1973, as amended; Sections 2-40, 2-43, 2-44, 2-49 and 2-61, Rules of the Planning Commission, City and County of Honolulu; and Subchapter 12 of the Hawaii Land Use Commission Rules (Chapter 15-15, Hawaii Administrative Rules).
Any person or agency wishing to intervene as a party in the proceeding shall file a petition with the Commission within fourteen (14) days after this notice is published in the Star Bulletin. The petition must conform to the requirements of Subchapter 5 of the Rules of the Planning Commission, which are available at the City Bookstore. A contested case hearing may be held on the matter pursuant to action by the Planning Commission to grant the petition.
Information regarding this public hearing can be obtained by contacting the Planning Commission, 7th Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, telephone 768-8007. Special services for people with disabilities will be provided upon prior request. Maps showing the general locations and boundaries of the areas under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, 1st floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building.
These maps are available to the public for inspection during office hours. An original and fifteen (15) copies of testimony on this item should be filed with the Planning Commission at least forty-eight (48) hours before the date of the public hearing.
KARIN HOLMA, Chair
DAVID K. TANOUE
Director of Planning and Permitting