NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE DRAFT HABITAT CONSERVATION PLAN AMENDMENT FOR KAHEAWA WIND FARM II, MA’ALAEA,
LAHAINA DISTRICT, MAUI ISLAND
Date: November 27, 2017
Time: 6 pm
Place: Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Sanctuary, Visitor Center
726 S. Kihei Road, Kihei, HI 96753
The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), State of Hawai’i, pursuant to Chapter 195D, Hawai’i Revised Statutes, will hold a public hearing to receive testimony on the Kaheawa Wind Power II Draft Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) Amendment. Based on monitoring data obtained since the start of operations, the incidental take of the Hawaiian Hoary Bat and Nene is projected to exceed the currently permitted levels which requires an HCP Amendment increasing permitted take and adding additional mitigation.
The public is encouraged to comment on the draft HCP. If you desire to attend the hearing and require auxiliary aids (taped materials or sign language interpreter) please contact the Division of Forestry and Wildlife, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 325, Honolulu, HI 96813; (808) 587-0166.
If you are unable to attend the hearing and wish to provide testimony, please send comments to the aforementioned address, attention Glenn Metzler or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments should be received by December 7, 2017.