NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), State of Hawaii, under the provisions of Chapter 91 and Chapter 206E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, on March 7, 2007, at 9:00 a.m., Suite 1000 Conference Room, 677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or as soon thereafter, as those interested may be heard to consider the following items:
1. Adoption of Chapters 211-214, Title 15, Hawaii Administrative Rules, for Kewalo Basin
The adoption of Chapters 211, 212, 213 and 214, Title 15, Hawaii Administrative Rules, relating to Rules for Kewalo Basin.
Establishing rules, regulations, charges and fees for Kewalo Basin will govern the use and operation of Kewalo Basin under the jurisdiction, management, and operation of the HCDA. These Rules are considered necessary and desirable to facilitate the publics use and enjoyment of Kewalo Basin.
The Rules define permissible activities, regulate operations within the harbor and set forth procedures for obtaining leases and related fees, if applicable.
It is anticipated that the Department of Transportation, Harbors Division, will relinquish management of the harbor on or about July 1, 2007 at which time Kewalo Basin will come under the jurisdiction of the HCDA.
2. Amendments to Chapter 210, Title 15, Hawaii Administrative Rules, for Rules, Regulations, Charges, and Fees for Public Parks
Amending Rules, Regulations, Charges and Fees for Public Parks will update the use and protection of all parks under the jurisdiction, management, and operation of the HCDA, providing passive and active, cultural, educational and commercial activities for the well-being and safety of all who visit the area. These Rules are considered necessary and desirable to facilitate the publics use and enjoyment of the public parks.
The amendments clarify permissible activities and establish a fee schedule for commercial park usage.
Public parks under the jurisdiction of the HCDA include all parks, roadways, parking lots, playgrounds, athletic fields, beaches, beach right of way, courts, swimming areas or other unencumbered State land that serves as a recreation area or facility and designated as park in the Kakaako Community Development District Mauka and Makai Area Plans.
Copies of the public hearing items are available for inspection during regular business hours at the HCDA office, 677 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 1001, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or will be mailed to anyone who requests a copy after payment has been made for copying and postage costs. Copies may also be viewed on the HCDA website (www.hcdaweb.org). To submit written comments or testimony, please do so at the HCDA office or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org on or before the date of the public hearing. To present oral testimony, sign up at the time of the public hearing. Speakers are requested to submit 20 copies of their statements. For questions or concerns, please call the HCDA office at 587-2870. Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication are invited to contact Cal Machida, HCDAs ADA Compliance Coordinator at 587-2870, or by facsimile at 587-8150, at least five working days prior to the date required.
HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
MICHAEL GOSHI, CHAIRPERSON
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING