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Notice #: 0001311042-01
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 Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter:

DATE: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Remote Meeting and at Mission Memorial Auditorium,
550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

Pursuant to Governor David Ige’s Seventeenth Proclamation issued on
December 16, 2020, and Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order (EO) 2020-31, effective December 23, 2020, both relating to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the January 27, 2021 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 the online meeting venue. Information on how the public may participate in the meeting is provided below.

FILE NO: Conditional Use Permit (Minor) No. 2020/CUP-32 (AB)
APPLICANT: Ekalesia – The Foundation of Christ
AGENT: Brian M. Shiraki
LANDOWNER: Kelly De Lima
LOCATION: 47-181 Mapele Way
TAX MAP KEYS: 4-7-005: 080
ZONING: AG-2 General Agricultural District
REQUEST: A Minor Conditional Use Permit to establish a new meeting facility on the above lot. The Project involves renovating and expanding an existing dwelling to convert it into a meeting facility that typically operates with a congregation of about 35 members for a typical service. The Application can be found online at

The application material may also be reviewed at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Data Access & Imaging Branch, 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. For assistance, please call the Department’s Zoning Regulations and Permits Branch at 768-8032.


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:

from a computer:
Meeting Number: 146 995 1371
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join from the Webex smartphone app:
Meeting Number: 146 995 1371
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join from a phone (audio only): (Please mute your devices except to testify. Telephone participants can press *6 to unmute and remute themselves.)
+1-408-418-9388 (USA Toll)
Access code: 146 995 1371
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. See Mayor’s Emergency Order 2020-31. 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 Tuesday, January 26, 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 Tuesday, January 26, 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 Tuesday, January 26, 2021, by emailing your name, phone number, and subject matter to

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

Only visual presentations will be viewable: (1) on screen situated inside the Auditorium, or (2) 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 K. Sokugawa, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1311042 1/15/21)