NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of public hearings to be held by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (“HCDA”), State of Hawaii, under the provisions of §206E-5.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”), Subchapter 3 of Hawaii Administrative Rules (“HAR”) Chapter 15-219, and HAR Chapters 15-215 and 15-216.
DATES: July 23, 2014 (Presentation Hearing)
September 9, 2014 (Decision-Making Hearing)
PLACE: Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
Hale Pono‘i Conference Room
91-5420 Kapolei Parkway
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
or as soon thereafter as those interested may be heard to consider the following item:
Public hearings to review the permit application. The HCDA is holding public hearings regarding the following project:
Application Date: May 15, 2014
Development Permit Number: KAL 14-001
Applicant: Kalaeloa BOQ, LLC
Tax Map Key: 9-1-013: 011
Project Location: 91-1245 Franklin D. Roosevelt Avenue, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
Description: The Applicant proposes to convert an existing nonconforming structure, the former Navy Bachelor Officers Quarters, into a rental Reserved Housing Project, pursuant to Title 15, Chapter 216, Kalaeloa Reserved Housing Rules, Hawaii Administrative Rules. The existing nonconforming structure was built in 1958 and comprised of 200 studio units with shared bathrooms. The Applicant proposes to renovate the existing nonconforming structure into 100 one-bedroom rental housing units. The Project also includes fitness and recreation rooms, outdoor recreation amenities, parking and loading stalls.
Variances: There are no variances requested for this Project.
All proceedings will be conducted in accordance with HAR Chapter 15-219, Rules of Practice and Procedure.
Interested persons may move to intervene and be made a party to this proceeding by filing a timely written motion in accordance with HAR §15-219-49 by no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 19, 2014, with copies served on the Applicant(s). The Authority will act on any motions to intervene on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at which point all the parties to this proceeding will be established.
The purpose of the July 23, 2014 presentation hearing is to allow the Applicant(s) to present the proposed Project to the Authority, allow any other intervening party the opportunity to present their position, and to provide the general public with the opportunity to present oral and/or written testimony.
The purpose of the September 9, 2014 decision-making hearing is to allow for additional oral and/or written testimony from the general public on the above-listed Development Permit application prior to decision-making by the Authority. If the Authority adopts a proposed decision and order which is adverse to a party to the proceeding at the September 9, 2014 hearing, the Authority will continue its decision-making to September 23, 2014, at which point the parties to the proceeding will be allowed to present argument on any filed exceptions to the proposed decision and order, and the Authority will subsequently enter its final decision and order.
Any party may retain counsel or appear on his/her own behalf or send a representative if the party is a partnership, corporation, trust, or association.
Copies of the Development Permit application are available for inspection during regular business hours at the office of the HCDA, 461 Cooke Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or will be mailed to anyone who requests a copy after payment has been made for copying and postage costs. To request a copy of the Development Permit application or submit written comments or testimony, please contact the HCDA on or before the date of the public hearing. Written public testimony will be accepted through HCDA website at www.hcdaweb.org up to 4:30 p.m. the day before the respective public hearing dates (herein “Written Testimony Deadline”). Persons wishing to submit public testimony after the Written Testimony Deadline are encouraged to appear in person at the public hearing to present oral testimony, as the HCDA cannot guarantee that any written testimony submitted after the Written Testimony Deadline will be incorporated into the record. Persons who intend to present oral testimony on any of the above-listed application for development permit shall sign-up at the beginning of each public hearing. Persons who intend to submit written testimony shall submit 30 copies of their statements up to 4:30 p.m. the day before the public hearing dates. Please be advised that any written public testimony submitted to the HCDA will be treated as a public record and, as such, any contact information contained therein may be available for public inspection and copying. Pursuant to §92-3, HRS, §15-219-28, HAR, the Chairperson may limit public oral testimony to three minutes per speaker and speakers may be subject to questioning by the members of the Authority or by any other representative of the Authority. For questions or concerns, please call the office of the HCDA at 594-0300.
Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication are invited to contact Ms. Lindsey Doi, HCDA’s ADA Compliance Coordinator at 594-0300, or by facsimile at 594-0299, at least five working days prior to the date required.
HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
BRIAN LEE, CHAIRPERSON