AMENDED NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
CHANGE OF LOCATION OF PUBLIC HEARINGS. AMENDED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of public hearings originally noticed to be held at 545 Queen Street, 2nd Floor, but which is now to be held at 461 Cooke Street 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 pertaining to §15-217-80, HAR.
DATE: January 21, 2015 (Decision-Making Hearing)
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: October 31, 2014
Permit Number: KAK 14-101
Tax Map Key (“TMK”): (1)2-3-003: 040
Project Locations: 1025 Waimanu Street
Description: The request is for a development permit for a mixed-use project with residential, retail, and cultural components on a lot identified as
TMK: (1)2-3-003: 040. The Project is proposing affordable rental units targeting low-income groups between 30% and 60% area median income. The Project consists of a mix 84 residential units which will include one-, two-, and three-bedroom units in a 99-foot high, 8-story structure; 94 vehicle stalls on lower 2 floors; 6,481 square feet of commercial space; approximately 9,264 square feet of open space and recreation space.
Modifications Requested: The Applicant is not requesting modification from the applicable, HAR Chapter 15-217. The Project is pursuing exemptions through a process provided by Chapter 201H, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
All proceedings will be conducted in accordance with HAR Chapter 15-219, Rules of Practice and Procedure.
A hearing, as previously noticed, was held on December 17, 2014 (Presentation Hearing).
The purpose of the January 21, 2015 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 January 21, 2015 hearing, the Authority will continue its decision-making to February 4, 2015, at 9:00 a.m., at 547 Queen Street, 2nd Floor, 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, until January 30, 2015, and at 547 Queen Street, 5th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, thereafter, 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, 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