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Notice #: 0001307407-01
Public Hearings



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 Special Management Area Ordinance, Chapter 25, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu (ROH), as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter (please note that ROH Section 25-5.3(b), requiring public hearings to be held in the area in which the development is proposed, is waived under the Governor’s current emergency proclamation):

DATE: Friday, January 15, 2021
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Remote Meeting and at Mission Memorial Auditorium, Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813

Pursuant to Governor David Ige’s Seventeenth Proclamation, issued on
December 16, 2020 and Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order (EO) 2020-30, effective November 20, 2020, both relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the
January 15, 2021 meeting will be held remotely to prevent transmissions 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. Informatio
n on how the public may participate in the meeting is provided below.

FILE NO.: 2020/SMA-47
APPLICANT: New Hope International Ministries
AGENT: Environmental Communications, Inc. (Taeyong Kim)
LOCATION: 290 Sand Island Access Road – Kalihi-Kai
TAX MAP KEY: 1-2-021: 026
LOT AREA: 52,941 square feet
ZONING: I-2 Intensive Industrial District
REQUEST: Special Management Area Use Permit-Major to allow renovations to an existing church (meeting facility), which include the demolition of an existing building and the construction of a new three-story parking garage.

Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Permit and Zoning Records Access, First Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also view the application materials on the City’s website at:

For assistance, please call the department’s Zoning Regulations and Permits Branch, at 768-8027.


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:
Meeting Number: 146 0750 4905
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join from the WebEx smartphone app:
Meeting Number: 146 0750 4905
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join from a phone (audio only): (Please mute your devices except to testify.
Telephone participants can press *6 to unmute and re-mute themselves.)
+1-408-418-9388 (USA Toll)
Access code: 146 0750 4905
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 Auditorium. All people inside the Mission Memorial Auditorium 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 2020-30. Note: Subject to change.

Public testimony options:

Email or fax written testimony: Written testimony may be emailed to or faxed to 768-6743, and must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

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 Thursday, January 14, 2021.

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 Thursday, January 14, 2021, by emailing your name, phone number, and subject matter to

In-person oral testimony: Please see the aforementioned “Join in person” instructions.

Visual presentations will be viewable: (1) On the screen situated inside the Auditorium, (2) at Click on the fifth bullet point 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 at least three business days prior to the event.

Kathy Sokugawa, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1307407 12/25/20)