NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
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: April 8, 2015 (Presentation Hearing)
April 22, 2015 (Decision-Making Hearing)
PLACE: 547 Queen Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
or as soon thereafter as those interested may be heard to consider the following items:
Public hearings to review the Consolidated Motion to Amend Development Permit Nos. KAK 13-036,
KAK 13-037, and KAK 13-038 to the Allow For Rental and/or For Sale of Reserved Housing Units and to Extend the Time of Effective Period of Permit KAK 13-038 (the “Consolidated Motion”). The HCDA is holding public hearings only regarding the Consolidated Motion for the following projects:
Filing Date: February 23, 2015
Permit Numbers: KAK 13-036, KAK 13-037, and KAK 13-038
Applicant & Movant: Victoria Ward, Limited
Tax Map Keys (“TMKs”): KAK 13-036: TMKs: (1) 2-3-001: 01, 04, and 05
KAK 13-037: TMKs: (1) 2-3-005: 019, 022, 013 por.,
and 017 por.
KAK 13-038: TMKs: (1) 2-1-050: 001, 061, and 062
Project Locations: KAK 13-036: 1122 & 1140 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii
KAK 13-037: 1108 Auahi Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
KAK 13-038: 404 Ward Avenue (also known as 988 Halekauwila),
Description: Development Permit KAK 13-036 was approved on August 21, 2013 and requires that the Applicant provide forty-five (45) off-site units as reserved housing for sale. Development Permit KAK 13-037 was approved on August 21, 2013 and requires that the Applicant provide eighty (80) off-site units as reserved housing for sale. Development Permit KAK 13-038 was approved on July 17, 2013, requires that the Applicant provide three hundred seventy-five (375) units of reserved housing for sale and provides that the effective period of the permit ends on
July 17, 2015.
This Consolidated Motion seeks an order amending the provisions of KAK 13-036,
KAK 13-037, and KAK 13-038 to allow the reserved housing units for each respective permit to be provided as for rental and/or for sale units. The Consolidated Motion also seeks to extend the effective period of KAK 13-038 for up to two (2) years to allow construction pursuant to KAK 13-038 to commence after July 17, 2015.
All proceedings will be conducted in accordance with HAR Chapter 15-219, Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Interested persons may move to intervene and be made a party to this proceeding by filing a timely written motion with 30 copies at the HCDA offices in accordance with HAR §15-219-49 by no later than 4:30 p.m. on March 30, 2015 with copies served on the Applicant at 1240 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 201, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814. Applications for intervention will be accepted at 461 Cooke Street until March 12, 2015, and from March 16, 2015 thereafter at 547 Queen Street, 5th Floor. The Authority will act on any motions to intervene on April 8, 2015 at which point all the parties to this proceeding will be established.
The purpose of the April 8, 2015 presentation hearing is to allow the Applicant/Movant to present its Consolidated Motion to Amend Development Permit Nos. KAK 13-036, KAK 13-037, and KAK 13-038 to Allow For Rental and/or For Sale of Reserved Housing Units and to Extend Time of Effective Period of Permit KAK 13-038 to the Authority, 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 April 22, 2015 decision-making hearing is to allow for additional oral and/or written testimony from the general public on the above-listed Consolidated Motion 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 April 22, 2015 hearing, the Authority will continue its decision-making to June 3, 2015, 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 Consolidated Motion are available for inspection during regular business hours at the office of the HCDA, at 461 Cooke Street until March 12, 2015 and from March 16, 2015 thereafter at 547 Queen Street, 5th Floor, 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 Consolidated Motion 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 the HCDA website at www.hcdaweb.org up to 12:00 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 the Consolidated Motion 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 12:00 p.m. the day before the public hearing date. 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 by March 12, 2015 or at
587-0299 from March 16, 2015 thereafter, at least five working days prior to the date required.
HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY