State Health Planning and Development Agency
Certificate of Need
The Agency has received certificate of need application #15-12A for administrative review from North Hawaii Community Hospital, Inc. for the expansion of its service area for Kohala Home Health, at no capital cost. Pursuant to Section 323D-44.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, any interested person may request a public meeting on an application before the Agency renders its decision. Any request for a public meeting must be submitted in writing and directed to the Administrator, at the address provided below. Any such request must be received by the Agency within seven (7) days of the publication date of this notice. Important: Certificate applications are reviewed according to the following criteria: relation to the state health services and facilities plan, need and accessibility, quality, cost and finances, relation to the existing health care system, and availability of resources. The Agency’s address and phone numbers are 1177 Alakea Street, Room 402, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Phone: (808) 587-0788 (voice) or (808) 587-0854 (TTY) or (808) 587-0783 (fax).