DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu under Special Management Area Ordinance, Chapter 25, R.O.H., as amended, for the following application at the date and time specified or soon thereafter:
DATE: Tuesday, March 10, 2015
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Mission Memorial Conference Room, Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
APPLICATION: SPECIAL MANAGEMENT AREA (SMA) USE PERMIT
FILE NO. 2014/SMA-62 (MS)
APPLICANT: Halekulani Corporation
AGENT: Kusao & Kurahashi, Inc.
LOCATION: 2233 Helumoa Road – Waikiki
TAX MAP KEY: 2-6-2: 11, 12 and 13
LOT AREA: 4,400 Square Feet
ZONING: R-5 Residential District
PROPOSAL: The renovation of the existing 22-story, 236.5-foot-high hotel which is in the Special Management Area. The proposed work will include providing new streetscape enhancements, renovating the ground floor lobby, restrooms, back-of-the house facilities, 8th floor pool deck and pool area, and 8th floor outdoor gathering area, consolidating existing 297 rooms into 126 one-bedroom and two- bedroom hotel units, providing new roof top open-air terrace and extending an elevator and stairs to roof top, providing facade improvements to the face of the parking garage and enhancing existing architectural treatments, and replacing exterior glazing of building facade and changing out all hand rails and guard rails.
Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Permit and Zoning Records Access, First Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For assistance, please call the department’s Zoning Regulations & Permits Branch at 768-8023.
All interested persons are invited to attend. Those persons desiring to testify may register prior to the public hearing at the public hearing site and are encouraged to submit one copy of their testimony in writing.
Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be faxed (768-6743) or mailed (650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813) to the department prior to the hearing and will be included with the transcript of the hearing and will be considered in the evaluation of the request.
Note: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call 768-8000, or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the event.
George I. Atta, FAICP, Director
Department of Planning and Permitting