WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii, and the Planning Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, November 5, 2015
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: County of Hawaii Aupuni Center Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, Hilo, HI 96720
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC – Note that statements from the public regarding any particular item on this agenda will be taken at the time the particular item is called to order.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: BRAD McCLARY (REZ 15-193)
Application for a Change of Zone from Agricultural- 3 acres (A-3a) to Residential and Agricultural- 1 acre (RA-1a) for 2.73 acres of land. The property is located along the south side of Makalika Street, approximately
900 feet west of the Awa Street-Makalika Street intersection, Panaewa House Lots, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-2-052:027.
2. APPLICANT: MILO STREET VENTURES, INC. (REVOKE SPP 671)
Request for the revocation of Special Permit No. 671, originally approved by the Planning Commission on August 15, 1988 and issued to Hawaii Anthurium Growers Cooperative to allow for the establishment of a processing and packing facility for anthuriums and other flowers and foliage on 2.082 acres of land situated within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located on the south side of Milo Street, approximately 500 feet east of the Milo Street- Keaau Bypass intersection, Keaau, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: 1-6-152:020 (formerly TMK: 1-6-003:021).
3. APPLICANTS: MINORU JR. & KATHERINE TAKEHIRO (SLU15- 043/REZ15-194)
Applications for a State Land Use Boundary Amendment from an Agricultural to an Urban district and a Change of Zone from an Agricultural-3 acre (A-3a) to Residential and Agricultural-.5 acre (RA-.5a) zoning district for approximately 2.666 acres of land. The property is located on the southwest corner of the Mamaki Street-Awa Street intersection, Panaewa House Lots 2nd Series, Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-2-056:002.
4. APPLICANT: HAWAII VISION SPECIALISTS (USE 15-054)
Application for a Use Permit to establish and operate a medical office, clinic and related facilities on approximately 1.5 acres of land situated within the County’s Single-Family Residential-7,500 square feet (RS-7.5) and Multiple Family Residential-1,000 square feet (RM-1) zoning districts. The project site is located at the intersection of Kapiolani Street and Hualalai Street to the west (mauka) of the Hilo Police Station, Kukuau 1st, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: 2-4- 025:049.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 a.m.
5. APPLICANT: CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS (USE 15- 055)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the construction of a new telecommunication facility, including a 185-foot tall steel monopole with 8-foot tall panel antennas and related facilities within a 1,600 square-foot portion of a 17.824-acre parcel situated in the County’s Agricultural 5-acre (A-5a) zoning district. The property is located on the south side of Komo Street, across from the Kaawale Boulevard-Komo Street junction, Olaa Reservation Lots, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: 1-8-007:Por. of 045.
6. APPLICANT: CELLCO PARTNERSHIP DBA VERIZON WIRELESS (USE 15- 056)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the construction of a new telecommunication facility, including a 150-foot tall steel monopole with 8-foot tall panel antennas and related facilities within a 1,600 square-foot portion of a 2-acre parcel situated in the County’s Agricultural 1-acre (A-1a) zoning district. The property is located on the northeast side of 32nd Avenue approximately 2,160 feet southeast of the Paradise Drive-32nd Avenue intersection, Hawaiian Paradise Park Subdivision, Keaau, Puna, Hawaii, TMK:
1-5-017:Por. of 118.
7. APPLICANT: THERESA SOMMER (SPP 15-183)
Application for a Special Permit to allow the establishment of a 3-bedroom bed and breakfast operation within an existing dwelling, which includes two detached bedrooms, on 5 acres of land within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located along the east side of Kawailehua Road
(Road E) approximately 250 feet south of the Kawailehua Road (Road E)- Olomea Road intersection, Volcano Cymbidium Acres Subdivision, Olaa, Hawaii, TMK: 1-9-019:034.
8. APPLICANT: COUNTY OF HAWAI’I MASS TRANSIT AGENCY (SPP 15- 182)
Application for a Special Permit to establish and operate a baseyard and maintenance facility on an approximately 5.34 acre portion of a 40-acre parcel of land situated within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The project site is located to the south of the Hilo Sanitary Landfill and adjacent to the southeast of existing quarries within the district of Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawaii TMK: 2-1-013:Por. 148.
Approval of Minutes of the October 1, 2015 meeting
1. Status of applications heard by Windward Planning Commission that are pending before County Council.
The purpose of the public hearings is to afford all interested persons a reasonable opportunity to be heard on the above matters.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact Sarah Hata-Finley (961-8157) or Daryn Arai (961-8142) of the Planning Department as soon as possible, but no later than five days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
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WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
MYLES MIYASATO, Chairman