NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS
STATE OF HAWAII
HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY
1002 NORTH SCHOOL STREET
HONOLULU, HAWAII 96817
On or about September 4th, 2018, the State of Hawaii will authorize the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) to submit a request to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the release of Capital Fund Program (CFP) HI08P001501-17 and HI08P001501-18 grants under Title I of the United States Housing Act of 1937, as amended to undertake any of the following projects.
CAPITAL FUND PROGRAM (CFP)
1. Lanakila Physical & Site Improvements – Demolition of Phase IIIB & IV
Demolition of 31 vacant buildings, hazardous material abatement, site work and utilities.
2. Lanakila Physical & Site Improvements – Phase IIIB
Construction of 4 two story 4-unit wood-framed townhouse structures, 16 units total. Work includes site work, utilities, accessible features, exterior lighting and parking area work.
3. Lanakila Homes Fair Housing Site Improvements
Expansion of parking lots. Work to include sidewalk improvements for accessibility, striping, signage and accessible ramps.
4. Site & Building Improvements at Pomaikai, Hale Aloha O’Puna, and Pahala
Full interior and exterior modernization, site improvements and ADA improvements.
5. Nani Olu IWS and Site Improvements
Replacement of existing seepage pit and associated underground infrastructure.
1. Hale Laulima ADA Improvements
Renovation of exterior buildings and sidewalks for ADA conformance.
2. Kalihi Valley Homes Modernization Phase 4B
Modernization of Buildings 19 thru 22. Work to include hazardous material abatement, roofing, electrical, mechanical, cabinets, flooring, painting, spall repair, site work, sidewalks, conversion of ADA units and underground utilities.
3. Kalihi Valley Homes Modernization Phases 5-9
Modernization of 22 buildings. Work to include hazardous material abatement, roofing, electrical, mechanical, cabinets, flooring, painting, spall repair, sidewalks, parking, site work and underground utilities.
4. Kalihi Valley Homes Community Center and Administration Renovation
Demolition, replacement and renovation of interior and exterior elements of the Administration and Community building. Work to include structural repair, site work, utilities, bathrooms, cabinetry, ADA conformance, roofing, painting, spall repair, hazardous material abatement and flooring.
5. Makua Ali`i and Paoakalani ADA and Building Improvements
Work includes spall repairs, exterior painting and renovation to ADA units (electrical, plumbing, kitchen, baths, flooring and painting), hazardous materials testing and abatement, accessibility to common areas and building interiors.
6. Paoakalani, Makua Ali and Kalakaua Homes Upgrade to Fire Alarm and Call-for-Aid Systems
Replacement of existing call-for-aid and fire alarm systems, hazardous material testing and abatement.
7. AMP 34, 35 & 42 – Replacement and Maintenance to Ventilation Systems
Upgrade to ventilation systems, hazardous material testing and abatement.
8. Punchbowl Homes Upgrade to Call for Aid System
Replacement of existing call for aid and intercom systems and hazardous material abatement.
9. Punchbowl Homes, Makamae and Pumehana Repair to Trash Chutes
Repair, replacement and modifications of existing trash chutes, trash rooms, doors and signage due to damage ADA compliance, hazardous material testing and abatement.
10. Punchbowl Homes, Exterior Repairs, Re-roofing, Site and ADA Improvements
Repair or replacement of CMU screen walls, sidewalks and roofs. Work to include crack and spall repair, exterior painting, hazardous material abatement, landscaping parking areas, trash areas, and ADA upgrades (units, sidewalks and common areas).
11. Pumehana and Makamae Upgrade to Fire Alarm & Call for Aid Systems
Replacement of existing call for aid and fire alarm system and hazardous material abatement.
12. Kalanihuia and Spencer House Upgrade to Fire Alarm Systems
Hazardous material testing and abatement, replacement of existing call fire alarm system at Kalanihuia and installation of new fire alarm system at Spencer House.
13. Kalanihuia and Makamae Re-roofing and Repairs
Replacement of existing roofs and interior and exterior repairs related to the roofs and water infiltration, hazardous material testing and abatement.
14. Ho`okipa Kahalu`u Exterior and ADA improvements
Renovation to create 6 ADA units to includes electrical, mechanical, kitchens, baths, cabinets, and flooring. Work to also include repairs to exterior siding, spall repairs, painting, gutters, laundry areas, accessible routes, common areas, hazardous material testing and abatement.
15. Wahiawa Terrace Site and Building Improvements
Modernization of buildings to include exterior painting, hazardous material abatement, units reconfiguration, installation of solar water heating system, repaving, sidewalks, ADA improvements to common areas and ADA conversion of units.
16. Kupuna Home O’Waialua Site and Building Improvements
Modernization of units, community center and common areas as well as ADA unit conversion. Work also includes repaving, sidewalks, exterior painting, hazardous material abatement, utility work, installation of solar water heating system and termite treatment.
17. Palolo Valley Homes Modernization Phase 3
Modernization of Buildings 10 thru 13. Work to include hazardous material abatement, roofing, electrical, mechanical, cabinets, flooring, painting, spall repair, sidewalks and underground utilities.
18. Palolo Valley Homes Modernization Phase 4
Modernization of Buildings 1 thru 9. Work to include hazardous material abatement, roofing, electrical, mechanical, cabinets, flooring, painting, spall repair, sidewalks, site work and underground utilities.
1. Home Nani IWS and Site Improvements
Demolish existing cesspool and associated piping.
2. Kekaha-Ha`aheo and Home Nani AMP 38 Infrastructure and Site Improvements
Replacement of backflow preventers, fencing, walkways, walls, lighting, water system and clotheslines.
3. Hale Ho`onanea, Kalaheo Homes, Kawailehua Federal and Kawailehua State AMP 38 Infrastructure and Site Improvements
Replacement of backflow preventers, fire hydrants, fencing, sewer systems, parking and installation of walkways and clotheslines.
4. Hale Ho`olulu, Hale Nana Kai O Kea,and Hui O Hanamaulu AMP 38 Infrastructure and Site Improvements
Replacement of backflow preventers, fire hydrants, fencing and sewer systems and repairs to building exteriors.
5. AMP 38 Renovation to units
Renovation of 17 units. Work to include plumbing, electrical, painting, cabinets, flooring bathroom and kitchen fixtures, electrical and mechanical upgrades.
1. Pi`ilani Homes Site and Building Improvements
Work includes interior renovations (painting, kitchens and baths, electrical, mechanical, flooring, kitchen and baths), exterior painting, sidewalks, site work, parking lot, ADA unit conversions and community center upgrades.
2. Kahekili Terrace ADA and Unit Improvements
Renovation to ADA units to include kitchens, baths, cabinets, plumbing and electrical. In addition, a complete renovation of a burned unit to include electrical, plumbing, cabinets, drywall, flooring and painting.
3. Kahekili Terrace Environmental Remediation
Hazardous material remediation of soil.
4. Kahale Mua Site and Dwelling Improvements (Molokai)
Modernization of 25 dwelling units. Replacement of roofing, interior and exterior paint, kitchen cabinets, gas water heaters, plumbing fixtures, flooring, walls and decks.
Funds for HI08P001501-17 are available in the amount of $9,198,304.00.
Funds for HI08P001501-18 are available in the amount of $13,381,318.00.
The activities proposed are categorically excluded under the HUD regulations 24 CFR Part 58 from the National Environmental Policy Act requirements. Environmental Review Records (ERR) that document the environmental determinations for these projects are on file and may be examined on the HPHA website: http://www.hpha.hawaii.gov/ or weekdays from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.at the following locations:
Oahu: Hawaii Public Housing Authority’s Main Office
Construction Management Branch
1002 North School Street, Bldg. C
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
Hawaii (Hilo): Hawaii Public Housing Authority’s AMP 37 Office
Lanakila Homes Administration Building
600 Wailoa Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
Hawaii (Kona): Hawaii Public Housing Authority’s AMP 43 Office
Ka Hale Kahaluu Housing Project
78-6725 Makolea Street
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
Kauai: Hawaii Public Housing Authority’s AMP 38 Office
Kapaa Housing Project
4726 Malu Road
Kapaa, Hawaii 96746
Maui: Hawaii Public Housing Authority’s AMP 39 Office
Kahekili Terrace Housing project
2015 Holowai Place
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
A copy of any of the listed project’s ERR may be requested by calling (808) 832-5896.
Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the HPHA. All comments received by August 17, 2018 (seven  calendar days) will be considered by the State of Hawaii prior to submission of a request for release of funds.
RELEASE OF FUNDS
The State of Hawaii certifies to the HUD that the Honorable David Y. Ige, in his capacity as the Governor of the State of Hawaii, has consented to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities will be satisfied. The HUD’s acceptance of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and allows the HPHA to use Program funds.
OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS
Mr. Jesse Wu, Director, Office of Public Housing, Honolulu Field Office at (808) 457-4668, will accept objections to its release of funds and the State of Hawaii’s certification for a period of 15 calendar days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if it is based upon one of the following: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the State of Hawaii; (b) the State of Hawaii has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by the HUD regulations at 24 CFR Part 58; (c) the grant recipient has incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by the HUD; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and shall be addressed to the HUD at 1132 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813-4918. Potential objectors should contact the HUD to verify the actual last day of the objection period.
David Y. Ige
Governor, State of Hawaii