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Notice #: 0000667268-01
Public Hearings



The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) will hold statewide public hearings for Hawaii Administrative Rule (HAR) amendments. The proposed amendments to Title 10, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, include the adoption of a new section, “10-4-3, General lease; extension of term.” This new section proposes to implement Section 228 of the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act, which authorizes the department to extend the term of a general lease of Hawaiian home lands for commercial or multipurpose projects for the purpose of allowing a general lessee to make improvements to the leased property, or to obtain financing for the improvement of the leased lands.

The public hearings shall be held at the following locations:

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Hilo, Hawaii DHHL East Hawaii District Office, 160 Baker Ave.
Waimea, Hawaii DHHL West Hawaii District Office, 64-756 Mamalahoa Hwy.
Kaunakakai, Molokai DHHL Molokai District Office, 600 Maunaloa Hwy., Ste. D-1
Wailuku, Maui DHHL Maui District Office, 655 Kaumualii St.
Kapolei, Oahu DHHL Main Office (Hale Pono’i), 91-5420 Kapolei Pkwy.

On Friday, October 10, 2014, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Lihue, Kauai DHHL Kauai District Office, 3060 Eiwa St.

All interested persons are urged to attend the public hearing to present relevant information and individual opinion for the DHHL to consider. Any person may file written comments or recommendations in support of or in opposition to the proposed rulemaking in person at the public hearing, or by mail postmarked by November 8, 2014. Written testimony should be mailed to:

ATTN: Administrative Rules
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805

The Hawaiian Homes Commission shall take final action on this rulemaking at a future regularly scheduled commission meeting.

The proposed rule amendments are available for review from September 10 through November 8 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the DHHL Main Office and at any DHHL District Office. A copy of the proposed rule amendments will be mailed to any person who requests a copy in writing. The request must state the person’s name and mailing address, and be delivered to the DHHL Main Office, P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805. Contact the Office of the Chairman at (808) 620-9486 for more information. A copy of the proposed rule amendments is also available online at:

Disabled individuals planning to attend the hearing are asked to contact (808) 620-9486 at least seven days in advance of the public hearing to indicate if they have special needs which require accommodation.

Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission
September 10, 2014
(TGI667268 9/10/14)~