DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND PERMITTING
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu under Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter:
DATE: Wednesday, September 30, 2020
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Mission Memorial Building, Mission Memorial Conference Room, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii
Pursuant to the Twelfth Proclamation issued by Governor David Ige on August 20, 2020, relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, the September 30, 2020 meeting will be held remotely to prevent transmission of the virus causing COVID-19. Protecting the health and welfare of the community is of utmost concern. City Staff, Agents, and Applicants may be participating via online meeting venue. Information on how the public may participate in the meeting is provided below.
APPLICATION: INTERIM PLANNED DEVELOPMENT – TRANSIT PERMIT and
SPECIAL DISTRICT PERMIT – MAJOR
FILE NO. 2020/SDD-45 (LY)
OWNER: GGP Ala Moana, LLC
APPLICANT: Brookfield Properties
AGENT: R. M. Towill Corporation
LOCATION: 451 Piikoi Street and 1450 Ala Moana Boulevard – Kalia
TAX MAP KEYS: 2-3-038: 003 and 014 (por.)
LOT AREA: 78,976 Square Feet (1.813 acres)
ZONING: BMX-3 Community Business Mixed Use
REQUEST: To allow the development of a new mixed-use development (Project), consisting of a high-rise tower with a maximum height of 400 feet (plus an additional 18 feet for rooftop mechanical equipment). This will include 459 market-rate multi-family units and 124 affordable multi-family units (total of 583 multi-family units), lobbies, private residential amenity and activity areas, approximately 1,570 square feet of retail/commercial space (separate, low-rise structure at northwest corner of lot), streetscape improvements, and 220 parking stalls in a five-story parking podium at the base of the tower with potential usage of an additional 399 stalls in an adjacent existing nine-story parking structure. The proposed Project is within the BMX-3 Community Business Mixed Use District, and is less than one-quarter mile from the proposed Ala Moana transit station.
Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Data Access & Imaging Branch, First Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and application materials are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For assistance, please call the Department’s Land Use Approval Branch at 768-8016.
PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND TESTIMONY
In order to allow public participation in a manner consistent with social distancing practices the following procedures are in effect for the meeting.
Public attendance options:
Join from a computer: (Please mute your devices except to testify.)
Meeting Number: 146 013 2369
Meeting Password: dpp1
Join from the Webex smartphone app: (Please mute your devices except to testify.)
Meeting Number: 146 013 2369
Meeting Password: dpp1
Join from a phone (audio only): (Please muse your devices except to testify. Telephone participants can press *6 to unmute and remute themselves.)
+1-408-418-9388 (USA Toll)
Access code: 146 013 2369
Numeric meeting password: 3771
Join in person: The City is exercising a good faith effort to provide this option only to members of the public who are unable to attend the meeting via phone or Webex. Only persons wearing masks that cover the nose and mouth will be allowed in the Mission Memorial Conference Room. All people inside the Mission Memorial Conference Room or waiting outside for a turn to testify must abide by social distancing guidelines and thus maintain six feet of distance between themselves and others and wear face coverings. Mayor’s Emergency Order 2020-24 and 25. Note: Subject to change
Public testimony options:
Email or fax written testimony: Written testimony may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 768-6743, and must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Mail written testimony: Written testimony may be mailed to the Department of Planning and Permitting, 650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; and must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020.
Oral testimony via phone or Webex: To provide oral testimony during the online meeting via phone or Webex, we suggest you register in advance by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, by emailing your name, phone number, and subject matter to email@example.com
In-person oral testimony: Please see the aforementioned “Join in person” instructions.
VISUAL PRESENTATIONS WILL BE VIEWABLE
Visual presentations will be viewable: (1) on screen situated inside the Conference Room, (2) at honoluludpp.org by clicking on the fifth link for the “Council-Reviewed Permits; or (3) via Webex.
Note: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call 768-8000, or email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org at least three business days prior to the event.
Kathy K. Sokugawa, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting