DISPOSITION OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS BY GENERAL LEASES
FOR RENEWABLE ENERGY PROJECTS ON OAHU AND MAUI
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (“DHHL”) intends to dispose of lands
on the Islands of Oahu and Maui under general leases for renewable energy projects by
way of direct negotiations pursuant to Section 171-95.3, HRS, as amended. Beneficiary
consultations and public hearings will be a part of the leasing process, prior to the eventual
execution of a general lease.
DHHL will consider renewable energy projects that would be appropriate for a site
and its surroundings. Land to be disposed for renewable energy projects are the following
Hawaiian home lands:
Renewable energy producers, as defined in Section 171-95(c), HRS, interested in leasing
property herein described shall have twenty-eight (28) days from the date this notice is
published, that date being December 21, 2018, in which to submit a completed application
to DHHL to be qualified for participation in the selection process to lease a specific site.
The completed application must contain the information set forth below, in addition to
the information and materials set forth in Sections III and IV of the Information Packet
for each proposed renewable energy project:
• Description of the conceptual design of the project
• Timeline for the completion of the project
• Description of the financial plan for project financing
• Description of the business concept of the project
• Description of the landscape and acreage requirements, including
public and private lands
• Why the project being proposed would be more advantageous for
the site unless a solar facility is being solely proposed, and
• Any other qualifications that DHHL later deems necessary and
required for the performance of the project.
Chapter 343, Environmental Assessment: Applicants selected to proceed through
the leasing process shall be required to complete compliance with Chapter 343, HRS, as
amended, prior to the start of any general lease for the site. Such compliance shall assess
the impacts that the proposed development will have on the surrounding community and
An Information Packet containing what to include in an application, as well as property
information, objectives and criteria, leasing process, schedule, and other requirements is
available on DHHL’s Procurement webpage, under the “Public Notice” heading, at http://
dhhl.hawaii.gov/procurement/ or for pick-up by prospective developers during regular
office hours at DHHL’s headquarters located at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, in Kapolei, on
the Island of Oahu.
All applications must be received by 2:00 pm HST on Friday, January 18, 2019, handdelivered
and addressed to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, Land Management
Division, Attention: 2019 Renewable Energy Projects, at 91-5420 Kapolei Parkway, Kapolei,
Hawaii 96707. Applications received by this deadline shall be reviewed to determine which
applications have met DHHL’s objectives and criteria to be qualified for participation in
the selection process.
For additional information not in the Information Packet, contact Allen G. Yanos,
Property Development Agent, in the Land Management Division, at (808) 620-9460 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than January 4, 2019 at 2:00 pm HST.
DHHL reserves the right to cancel or modify this proposed disposition at its sole
discretion, including but not limited to, withdrawing some or all of the parcels from
consideration for disposition.
Dated: Honolulu, Hawaii, December 21, 2018.
State of Hawaii
DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS
By Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission
ISLAND TAX MAP KEY NO. ACRES* LOCATION NOTES
Oahu 9-1-013:038 98 Kalaeloa
Oahu 9-1-013:040 49 Kalaeloa
Maui 1-9-001:003 (portion) 15,620 Kahikinui
Up to 1000 acres for
due diligence purposes;
up to 500 acres under