NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of 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”), Subchapter 3 of Hawaii Administrative Rules (“HAR”) Chapter 15 219, and vested HAR Chapter 15-22.
DATES: April 30, 2014 (Presentation Hearing)
June 10, 2014 (Decision-Making Hearing)
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 public hearings regarding the following project:
Application Date: February 20, 2014
Development Permit Number: KAK 14-012
Applicant: Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii, Inc. and Kamehameha Schools
Tax Map Keys (“TMK”): (1)2-1-054: 025, 027, 028, and 032
Project Location: 400 and 440 Keawe Street
Description: The request is for a joint development permit for two separate mixed-use, residential, commercial/retail development projects simultaneously developed by Applicants Castle Cooke Homes Hawaii, Inc. and Kamehameha Schools on consolidated development lots identified as TMKs: (1)2-1-054: 025, 027, 028, and 032. The Castle Cooke Homes Hawaii portion of the project (“B 1”) at 400 Keawe Street consists of a mix of 95 residential units which will include one-, two-, and three-bedroom units in a 65-foot mid-rise structure; 9,680 square feet of ground floor commercial space, 145 vehicle stalls in a surface parking lot; 1 loading stall; and approximately 1,411 square feet of open space.
The Kamehameha Schools portion of the project (“B-2”) at 440 Keawe Street consists of a mix of 88 residential units which will include studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom units in a 65-foot mid-rise structure; 165 vehicle stalls in a podium parking structure; 2 loading stalls; approximately 3,949 square feet of open space, and approximately 10,066 square feet of recreation space. Facilities such as parking, loading areas, open space, and recreation space are shared between both Projects.
Modifications Requested: Both Applicants are requesting modification from the applicable vested HAR Chapter 15-22 to increase the height from 45 feet to approximately 65 feet.
All proceedings will be conducted in accordance with HAR Chapter 15-219, Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Interested persons may move to intervene and be made a party to this proceeding by filing a timely written motion in accordance with HAR §15-219-49 by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, April 4, 2014, with copies served on the Applicant(s). The Authority will act on any motions to intervene on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at which point all the parties to this proceeding will be established.
The purpose of the April 30, 2014 presentation hearing is to allow the Applicants to present the proposed Project to the Authority, allow any other intervening party the opportunity to present their position, and to provide the general public with the opportunity to present oral and/or written testimony.
The purpose of the June 10,2014 decision-making hearing is to allow for additional oral and/or written testimony from the general public on the above-listed Development Permit application prior to decision-making by the Authority. If the Authority adopts a proposed decision and order which is adverse to a party to the proceeding at the June 10, 2014 hearing, the Authority will continue its decision-making to July 9, 2014, at which point the parties to the proceeding will be allowed to present argument on any filed exceptions to the proposed decision and order, and the Authority will subsequently enter its final decision and order.
Any party may retain counsel or appear on his/her own behalf or send a representative if the party 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. Written public testimony will be accepted through HCDA website at www.hcdaweb.org up to 4:30 p.m. the day before the respective public hearing dates (herein “Written Testimony Deadline”). Persons wishing to submit public testimony after the Written Testimony Deadline are encouraged to appear in person at the public hearing to present oral testimony, as the HCDA cannot guarantee that any written testimony submitted after the Written Testimony Deadline will be incorporated into the record. 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 up to 4:30 p.m. the day before the public hearing dates. Please be advised that any written public testimony submitted to the HCDA will be treated as a public record and, as such, any contact information contained therein may be available for public inspection and copying. Pursuant to §92-3, HRS, §15-219-28, HAR, the Chairperson may limit public oral testimony 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 aids for effective communication are invited to contact Ms. Lindsey Doi, 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