Notice of Public Meetings
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for a New Municipal Solid Waste Landfill
The County of Kaua`i will host two public meetings to provide information on the County’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the New Kaua’i Landfill, Ma’alo, Kaua’i, Hawai’i.
Meetings will be held as follows:
Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Lihu’e Neighborhood Center, 3353 Eono Street, Lihu’e; and
Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm, Kapa’a Neighborhood Center, 4491 Kou Street, Kapa’a.
The meetings will begin at 6:00 p.m. and provide the opportunity to learn about the project from the County’s DEIS team in an open house setting. Stations will be set-up to provide information about the modern landfill design planned at Ma’alo, the environmental and land use features of Ma’alo, and the studies and surveys performed for the DEIS. At 6:30 p.m. the County will provide a brief introduction, a summary of the history of the project, and the findings of the DEIS. At 7:00 p.m. the public will be provided the opportunity to give oral comments on the DEIS that will be considered in the preparation of the Final EIS. Anyone who wishes may also submit written comments on comment forms provided at the meetings, or by mail with a postmark no later than May 23, 2018.
A copy of the Draft EIS can be found on the Office of Environmental Quality Control website at: http://oeqc2.doh.hawaii.gov/EA_EIS_Library/2018-04-08-KA-DEIS-New-Kauai-Landfill.pdf. Please allow time for the document to download.
Mail comments to:
Lyle Tabata, Acting County Engineer
Re: County of Kaua’i New Landfill DEIS
4444 Rice Street, Suite 275
Lihu’e, Hawai’i 96766
Please cc copies to:
Brian Takeda, Planning Project Manager
R. M. Towill Corporation
2024 North King Street, Suite 200
NOTE: Special accommodations and sign language interpreters and interpreters for non-English speaking persons are available upon request five (5) days prior to the meeting date. To request an accommodation please contact the County Solid Waste Division at 241-4837.