DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of public hearings to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu under Special Management Area Ordinance, Chapter 25, R.O.H., as amended, for the following application at the dates and times specified or soon thereafter:
DATE: Friday, November 30, 2012
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Kailua District Park, 21 South Kainalu Drive, Kailua Hawaii
APPLICATION: SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA (SMA) USE PERMIT
FILE NO. 2012/SMA-39 (BLB)
APPLICANT: Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and
Wildlife (Roger Imoto, Acting Administrator)
LANDOWNER: State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources
AGENT: Helber, Hastert & Fee Planners, Inc. (Ronald Sato)
LOCATION: Kawainui Marsh, Kapaa Quarry Road, Kailua, Oahu
TAX MAP KEY: 4-2-13: portions of 5, 22 and 43
PROPOSAL: To allow restoration improvements to approximately 80 acres of the Kawainui Marsh, including: (1) wetland restoration and erosion control, (2) reforestation of upland areas, (3) habitat restoration for native Hawaiian waterbirds, and (4) improvements to support the Division of Forestry and Wildlife’s maintenance operations.
Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Permit and Zoning Records Access, First Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For assistance, please call the department’s Land Use Approvals Branch at 768-8016.
Any disabled persons requiring special assistance should contact the department at least two working days prior to the scheduled hearing at 768-8006 for details.
All interested persons are invited to attend. Those persons desiring to testify may register prior to the public hearing at the public hearing site and are encouraged to submit one copy of their testimony in writing.
Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony which is received by the Department of Planning and Permitting at the above address prior to the public hearing will be included with the transcripts of the hearing and will be considered in the evaluation of the request.
JIRO A. SUMADA, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting