WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAI’I
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward Planning Commission of the County of Hawai’i in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawai’i, and the Planning Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, August 3, 2017
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
PLACE: County of Hawai’i 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: RODNEY TANAKA (FORMERLY CYNTHIA KUULEI THOMAS) (REZ 07-000065)
Request for an additional 5-year extension of time to comply with Condition C (Complete Construction) of Ordinance No. 07-136, which rezoned approximately 22,500 square feet of land from the Single-Family Residential – 10,000 square feet (RS-10) district to the Industrial-Commercial Mixed Use – 20,000 square feet (MCX-20) district. The property is located on the northwest corner of the Lanikaula Street and Hinano Street intersection, Waiakea House Lots 1st Series, Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawai’i, TMK: 2-2- 036:090.
2. APPLICANT: CELESTIAL SANCTUM 501(C)(3) (SPP 17-000192)
Application for a Special Permit to allow the establishment and operation of a lodge and retreat center for up to twenty-one (21) guests on a 3.926-acre portion of a larger 25-acre parcel of land in the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located at 18-4271 Luna Ikena Road approximately one (1) mile northwest of its intersection with Volcano Highway, Ola’a, Puna, Hawai’i, TMK: 1-8-010:105.
OLD BUSINESS – 9:30 a.m.
3. APPLICANT: VERIZON WIRELESS (USE 17-000067)
Continued hearing for an 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. Initial hearing was continued to allow parties to participate in mediation. The property is located northeast of the Ohia Avenue – Alapua Street intersection, in the Eden Roc Estates Subdivision, Kea’au, Puna, Hawai’i, TMK: 1-1-082:031.
Approval of Minutes of the July 7, 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 PlanningDepartment 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