NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of separate public hearings to be held by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (“HCDA”), State of Hawaii, under the provisions of §206E-5.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”):
DATES: July 3, 2013 (Project Presentation)
August 7, 2013 (HCDA Decision-Making)
TIME: 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: 461 Cooke Street, Makai Room
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
or as soon thereafter as those interested may be heard to consider the following item:
Public hearings to review the permit application. The HCDA is holding separate public hearings in accordance with §206E-5.6, HRS, to review the subject development permit application.
The nature of the July 3, 2013 public hearing is to allow the following development permit application to be presented to the Authority and to provide the general public with the opportunity to present oral and/or written testimony.
Application Date: May 24, 2013
Development Permit Number: KAK 13-051
Applicant: Kamehameha Schools
TMKs: (1)2-1-055: 003, 006, 021, 026 and 038
Project Location: The Project site is bounded by Ala Moana Boulevard and Keawe, Auahi and Coral Streets and identified as Block F in the Kamehameha Schools’ Kakaako Master Plan.
Project Description: The applicant proposes the joint development and adaptive reuse of all existing buildings within the Project site. The Project also includes the construction of a 267-stall parking garage.
Pursuant to Section 15-22-88, Modification of Specific Provisions for Base Zone Development, of the Kakaako Community Development District Mauka Area Rules, the applicant is requesting the following modifications:
Section 15-22-63.1, Front Yard: Modify the 15-foot front yard setback to allow building additions within the required setback. The intent of the modifications is to maintain a consistent street frontage.
Section 15-22-62, Heights: Modify the 45-foot height limit of the parking garage to 65 feet. In addition, ancillary components of the structure, such as vent pipes, stairwells, elevator hoist, roof top machinery and air conditioners may extend up to an additional 18 feet. The intent of the modification is to maintain a compact footprint of the garage to enhance the larger pedestrian experience by lining the streets with retail, restaurants and commercial uses. By keeping the footprint compact, additional height is being requested to accommodate the required number of parking stalls for the Project.
The nature of the August 7, 2013 public hearing is to accept additional oral and/or written testimony from the general public on the above-listed development permit application prior to decision-making by the Authority. Any applicant whose application is subject to this notice may either retain counsel or appear on his/her own behalf or send an authorized representative if the applicant is a partnership, corporation, trust, or association.
Copies of the development permit application are available for inspection during regular business hours at the office of the HCDA, 461 Cooke Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or will be mailed to anyone who requests a copy after payment has been made for copying and postage costs. To request a copy of the development permit application or submit written comments or testimony, please contact the HCDA on or before the date of the public hearing. Persons who intend to present oral testimony on any of the above-listed application for development permit shall sign-up at the beginning of each public hearing. Persons who intend to submit written testimony shall submit 30 copies of their statements on or before the date of the public hearing. Pursuant to §15-219-28, HAR, public comment or testimony may be limited to three minutes per speaker and speakers may be subject to questioning by the members of the Authority or by any other representative of the Authority. For questions or concerns, please call the office of the HCDA at 594-0300.
Individuals who need auxiliary aidsfor effective communication are invited to contact Ms. Dawn Hegger, HCDA’s ADA Compliance Coordinator at 594-0300, or by facsimile at 594-0299, at least five working days prior to the date required.
HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
BRIAN LEE, CHAIRPERSON