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Notice #: 03513659
Public Hearings

THE Board of Land and Natural Resources
Notice of Contested Case Hearing

Contested Case KA 08-05 Regarding Conservation District Enforcement File
KA 06-77 for the Unauthorized Construction of a Tension Wire Fence
Ha`ena, Hanalei District, Kaua`i, TMK: (4) 5-9-002:031

The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR), State of Hawai`i, will conduct a hearing on standing for Contested Case KA-08-05 at Lihu`e, Kaua`i. The hearing will be held pursuant to Chapters 91 and 183C, Hawai`i Revised Statutes, and Chapters 13-1 and 13-5, Hawai`i Administrative Rules (HAR). The BLNR has appointed a Hearing Officer to conduct the Contested Case Hearing. A Hearing on Standing will commence at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, January 28, 2008, at the Lihu`e State Office Building, Third Floor Conference Room, 3060 Eiwa Street, Kaua`i.

Any person wishing to participate in the hearing as an intervening party must file a written application in conformance with HAR §13-1-31, explaining briefly how he or she has a specific legal interest different from the general public and how this interest could be affected by the proposed action. The Hearing Officer will then grant or deny the application to intervene. At the hearing, only persons admitted as parties to the proceedings may actually participate.

Any party may retain counsel if desired. An individual may appear on his or her own behalf, or a member of a partnership may represent the partnership, or an officer or authorized employee of a corporation or trust or association may represent the corporation, trust or association. All parties shall be afforded the opportunity to present and cross-examine evidence and witnesses and make arguments on issues before the BLNR.

Written applications to intervene must be received no later than 4:30 p.m., Monday, January 21, 2008 and should be sent to the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL), Room 131, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Honolulu (or P.O. Box 621, Honolulu, Hawai`i, 96709). Please call (808) 587-0048 for further information.

Disabled individuals planning to attend the hearing are asked to contact the DLNR at the above address or phone Michael Cain at (808) 587-0048 at least three days in advance of the hearing to indicate if they have special needs which require accommodation.

LAURA H. THIELEN, Chairperson
Board of Land and Natural Resources
(SB03513659 1/5/08)