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 Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter:
DATE: Thursday, October 8, 2015
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Mission Memorial Auditorium, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
APPLICATION: SPECIAL DISTRICT PERMIT (MAJOR) (SDD)
FILE NO. 2015/SDD-37 (GT)
LANDOWNER: BSC KVSC, LLC
APPLICANT: MK Development, LLC
AGENT: Kusao & Kurahashi, Inc. (Keith Kurahashi)
LOCATION: 131 and 133 Kaiulani Avenue, 2401, 2407 and 2413 Prince Edward Street,
and 2410 Koa Avenue – Waikiki
TAX MAP KEY: 2-6-23: 29, 37 and 76
LOT AREA: 1.05 Acres (45,622 Square Feet)
ZONING: Resort Mixed Use Precinct
REQUEST: The construction of a 32-story condo-hotel with up to 260 units and include back-of-house facilities, recreation facilities, retail commercial, loading, parking, landscaped open space and other site appurtenances. This project will exceed the 240-foot height limit with a 350-foot high building; encroach into the transitional height setback along Kaiulani and Koa Avenues (up to 20 feet and 25 feet, respectively); exceed the maximum density or floor area ratio (FAR) of 3.5 with a FAR of 4.0; and provide less than the minimum 50% open space with only 39% open space. The project will provide some public benefits.
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 Gerald Toyomura of the Urban Design Branch at 768-8056.
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 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