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, July 6, 2017
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: VERIZON WIRELESS (USE 17-000067)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the construction of a new, non-manned telecommunication facility, consisting of a 167-foot tall steel monopole tower and related facilities within a 900-square foot portion of a 1-acre parcel of land situated in the County’s Agricultural 1-acre (A-1a) zoning district. The property is located northeast of the Ohia Avenue – Alapua Street intersection, in the Eden Roc Estates Subdivision, Keaau, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: 1-1-082:031.
2. APPLICANT: COUNTY OF HAWAII, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (USE 17-000069)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the construction of a 130-foot tall, steel lattice radio tower equipped with one microwave dish and two, 2-way radio antennas and related structures and improvements on approximately 2,178 square feet of land within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The project site is situated at 92-6091 Orchid Circle Mauka which is also the site of the Ocean View Fire Station at the intersection of Orchid Circle Mauka and Ocean View Parkway, Ocean View, Kau, Hawaii, TMK: 9-2-031: Portion of 019.
3. APPLICANT: HAWAII ISLAND DISTILLING, LLC
(SLU 17-000047/REZ 17-000218)
Applications for a State Land Use Boundary Amendment from Agricultural to Urban and a Change of Zone from Agricultural-20 acres (A-20a) to General Industrial-20,000 square feet (MG-20) for approximately 6.505 acres of land. The property is located east of Highway 11 (Volcano Highway), west of Railroad Avenue, and north of Highway 130 (Keaau-Pahoa Highway), Keaau, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: 1-6-141:002.
4. APPLICANT: KATHRYN TYDLACKA (Amend SPP 14-172)
Request to amend Special Permit No. 14-172 to increase permitted enrollment at the Kau Learning Academy public charter school from 65 students to 100 students and to allow for related facility improvements to accommodate the increase in enrollment. Special Permit No. 14-172 was originally approved to allow the establishment of a public charter school and related uses with a maximum enrollment of 65 students within the former Discovery Harbour Golf Course clubhouse which is situated on 3.69 acres of l and within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located at 94-1581 Kaulua Circle, Discovery Harbour Subdivision, Unit I, Kau, Hawaii, TMK: 9-4-001:019.
Approval of Minutes of the June 1, 2017 meeting.
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 Jeffrey Darrow (961-8158) 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
GREGORY HENKEL, Chairman