AMENDED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
AMENDED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of public hearings to be held by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (“HCDA”), State of Hawaii, under the provisions of Act 61, Session Laws of Hawaii 2014, Subchapter 3 of Hawaii Administrative Rules (“HAR”) Chapter 15-219, and vested HAR Chapter 15-22.
DATES: November 12, 2014 (Presentation Hearing)1
November 25, 2014 (Decision-Making Hearing)2
PLACE: 461 Cooke Street, Makai Conference 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 applications. The HCDA is holding public hearings regarding the following project:
Application Date: August 29, 2014
Permit Number: KAK 14-061
Applicant: MK Vida LLC (formerly MK H&I Holdings LLC)
Tax Map Keys (“TMKs”): (1)2-1-056: 002, 007, and 008
Project Locations: 800 and 830 Ala Moana Boulevard, 825 Auahi Street
Description: The request is for a development permit for a mixed-use, residential, retail/office project developed by the Applicant as a joint development on a lot identified as TMKs: (1)2-1-056: 002, 007, and 008. The project consists of a mix of 265 residential units which will include two- and three-bedroom units in a 400-foot high, 39-story high-rise structure; 20,000 square feet of commercial space, 685 vehicle stalls in a 42-foot high, 4-story parking podium; approximately 25,015 square feet of open space, and 66,755 square feet of recreation space.
Modifications Requested: The Applicant is not requesting modification from the applicable, vested HAR Chapter 15-22.
The Authority will act on any motions to intervene that were filed by the October 17, 2014 deadline, on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at which point all the parties to this proceeding will be established.
The purpose of the November 12, 2014 presentation hearing is to allow the Applicant to present the proposed Project, to 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 November 25, 2014 decision-making hearing is to allow for additional oral and/or written testimony from the general public on the above-listed 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 November 25, 2014 hearing, the Authority will continue its decision-making to December 31, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., 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 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 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 permit application 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, pleasecall 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
1 The date of the presentation hearing is the same as set forth in the original Notice of Public Hearings, published on September 27, 2014.
2 The date of the decision-making hearing is changed from the previously-noticed date of December 17, 2014 to the new date of November 25, 2014.