NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Sections 91-3 and 92-41, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Land Use Commission (LUC), Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), State of Hawai`i, will hold a series of public hearings on the dates and locations shown below to consider proposed amendments to Chapter 15-15, Hawai`i Administrative Rules, Land Use Commission.
These amendments are intended to clarify existing procedural rules and to incorporate requirements for petitions that conform to requirements imposed by Act 129 Session Laws of Hawai`i (SLH) 2017; Act 48, SLH 2016; Act 286, SLH 2012; Act 181, SLH 2011; Supreme Court decisions; and to align the rules with State sustainability goals.
Public hearings will be held on:
Kaua`i-at 10 a.m., August 9, 2018 at the Lihue State Office Building, 2nd floor Conference Rooms A&B, 3060 Eiwa Street., Lihue, Hawai`i 96766
Hawai`i (Hilo) at 10 a.m., August 15, 2018 Hilo State Office Building, Conference Room B, 75 Aupuni Street, Hilo, Hawai`i 96720
O`ahu– at 10 a.m August 16, 2018 at the State of Hawai`i, Land Use Commission
Conference Room 405, 4th Floor, Leiopapa A Kamehameha
235 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawai`i 96813
Maui– at 10 a.m. August 23, 2018 at the Department of Transportation-Kahului Airport, 650 Palapala Drive, Kahului, Hawai`i 96732
Hawai`i (Kona)- at 10 a.m., August 28, 2018 Natural Energy Laboratory Hawai`i Authority (NELHA), 73-987 Makako Bay Drive Hale `Iako Training Room #119, Kailua-Kona. Hawai`i 96740
All interested persons are invited to attend the hearing and state their views relative to the proposed rule amendments either orally or in writing. All written and oral submissions will be fully considered. Comments or testimony will be restricted solely to the proposed amendment and not to the benefits/disadvantages of the underlying program. If written testimony is presented, it is strongly encouraged that five copies be made available to the presiding officer seven days before the hearing to:
Land Use Commission
Attention: Daniel Orodenker
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, Hawai`i 96804
Copies of testimony or comments may also be provided to the presiding officer at the public hearing.
Copies of the proposed amendments are available for review at the Land Use Commission office located at 235 S. Beretania St., Room 406, during regular business days and hours between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Copies are also available and may be downloaded free of charge from the LUC web site at http://luc.hawaii.gov. Copies of the proposed rules may also be mailed to any interested person upon advance payment of the following copying and postage cost:
Proposed Amendments to Chapter 15-15 $25.
Written requests for mailed copies of the proposed rules should be sent to the LUC at the address noted above or by calling the LUC office number which is
808-587-3822, or the toll free number from the neighbor islands:
Hawai`i (808) 974-4000, Ext. 7-3822
Maui (808) 984-2400, Ext. 7-3822
Kaua`i (880) 274-3141, Ext. 7-3822
Moloka`i/Lana`i (800) 468-4644, Ext. 7-3822
If special accommodations for the public hearings are needed (i.e., large print, taped materials, sign language interpreter, etc.), please make all requests to LUC at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing by calling the LUC office at the phone number listed above during normal business days and hours.
LAND USE COMMISSION
STATE OF HAWAI`I