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Notice #: 0000730462-01
Public Hearings


Pursuant to Chapter 91, HRS, notice is hereby given that the State Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), will hold public hearings on proposed amendment to Title 13, Chapter 256, Section 73.13, Hawaii Administrative Rules, Ahu O Laka Safety Zone. The proposed amendment makes permanent a safety zone around Ahu O Laka (Kaneohe Sandbar). The safety zone prohibits possession or use of alcohol, entrance while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and disorderly behavior during three-day weekends involving a State Holiday. The meeting will be held at Heeia Elementary School, 46-202 Haiku Road, Kaneohe, HI 96744, on April 7, 2015, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

All interested parties are invited to attend and to present their views on the proposed amendment, either orally or in writing. Written statements may be submitted at the public hearing, or via email to, or hardcopy to the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation at 333 Queen Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96813. Testimony will be accepted the day of the hearing and up to one week following the hearing date. The rule amendment can be reviewed online at or can be reviewed in person at any Oahu small boat harbor office from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday, except on holidays. If unable to review online or in person, a copy can be mailed after payment of the required fees for postage and paper copy (HRS § 91-2.5) upon verbal or written request to: the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, 333 Queen St., Suite 300, Honolulu, HI 96813, Ph: (808) 587-0142. The meeting location is disability accessible. If special needs are required, i.e., large print, taped materials, sign language interpreter, etc., call (808) 587-0142 at least one week prior to the designated date and time of the public hearing.

/s/ Carty S. Chang
Carty S. Chang, Interim Chairperson
Board of Land and Natural Resources

Dated: March 2, 2015
(SA730462 3/8/15)~