COUNTY OF KAUAI PLANNING DEPARTMENT, LIHUE, KAUAI
4444 Rice St., Kapule Building, Lihue, Hawaii 96766. Tel: 241-4050. Pursuant to the Special Management Area Rules and Regulations of the County of Kauai: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a hearing to be held by the Planning Commission of the County of Kauai at the Lihue Civic Center, Moikeha Building, Meeting Rooms 2A and 2B, 4444 Rice Street, Lihue, Kauai on Tuesday, January 27, 2015, starting at 9:00 a.m. or soon thereafter to consider the following:
1. Special Management Area Use Permit SMA(U)-2015-6 to permit repair and reconstruction of the former Coco Palms Resort including but not limited to: 350 hotel units, Lotus Restaurant and Flame Room Bar, the Lobby Building, the Commercial Building, three swimming pools, Queen’s Audience Hall, the Palms Lanai, Sea Shell Restaurant, Chapel in the Palms, 2 of 4 Bridge Crossings; the construction of a new Utility & Maintenance Building and a new Queen Lagoon Building into a spa and gym facility on the site of the previously demolished structure. The project is situated in Wailua and located at 04-241 Kuhio Highway, further identified as Tax Map Keys 4-1-003: 004 (por.), 005, 007, 011, and 017 and 4-1-005: 014 and 017, and containing a total area of approx. 28.523 acres.
All persons may present testimony for or against any application as public witnesses. Such testimony should be made in writing and presented to the Department prior to the hearing. Late written testimony may be submitted up to seven days after the close of the hearing in cases where the Commission does not take action on the same day as the hearing. Any party may be represented by counsel if he or she so desires. Also, individuals may appear on their own behalf, a member of a partnership may represent the partnership, and an officer or authorized employee of a corporation or trust or association may represent the corporation, trust or association. Petitions for intervenor status must be submitted to the Commission and the applicant at least seven days prior to the date of the hearing advertised herein and shall be in conformance with Chapter 4 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Planning Commission. Proposed plans and the Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Planning Commission are available for inspection during normal business hours at the address above. Copies of the proposal may be mailed to any person willing to pay the required fees for copying and postage. Mailing requests may be made to the Department in writing at the address above. Special accommodations for those with disabilities are available upon request five days prior to the meeting date by contacting the Department at the information above. KAUAI PLANNING COMMISSION Jan Kimura, Chairperson, By Michael A. Dahilig, Clerk of the Commission.