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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE BOARD OF APPEALS COUNTY OF HAWAII NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of hearings to be held by the Board of Appeals of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 92-7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended; Section 6-9.2 of the Charter of the County of Hawaii; and Rule 1-5 of the Board’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. NOTE: Because of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Emergency and State and Federal guidance on large meetings or gatherings and pursuant to the Mayor’s Proclamations regarding COVID-19, Board of Appeals Meetings will be held online until further notice. Members of the public may watch the Board of Appeals meeting live online. Minutes of the Board of Appeals Meeting will be transcribed and posted on the Planning Department’s website. DATE: Friday, February 12, 2021 TIME: 9:00 a.m. PLACE: Board of Appeals Members and Parties to BOA Cases will participate in this meeting via the WebEx interactive video conference platform. The public will be able to view and listen to the meeting at: EGA?view_as=subscriber A full schedule of active Board of Appeals cases can be viewed on the Planning Department’s website. This schedule is updated weekly and will reflect changes made subsequent to the publication of this agenda: STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON ITEMS ON THE AGENDA Written testimony may be submitted via email at or in person at the Hilo or Kona Planning Department up to ten days prior to the hearing (See Submitting Testimony below). In addition, the public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the WebEx meeting. To register for access to the WebEx meeting please contact Keiko Mercado at or 808-961-8134 no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. NEW BUSINESS 1. Kona Torrent, LLC (BOA 19-000232) Appeal of Decision by Planning Director Regarding Denial Issued for Short-Term Vacation Rental Registration (STVR-19-368592) and Nonconforming Use Certificate (NUC-19-1992) Location: 83-5249 Painted Church Rd., Captain Cook, HI 96704 TMK: (3) 8-3-008:001 2. Roger Lewis Jensen & Elizabeth L. Jensen (BOA 20-000267) Appeal of Decision by the Planning Director Dated April 17, 2020, Regarding Notice of Violation and Order (ZCV 2020-027W) Relating to Operating a Short- Term Vacation Rental without Permits Location: 75-1186 Keopu Mauka Drive, Holualoa, HI 96725 TMK: (3) 7-5-001:097 EXECUTIVE SESSION With reference to the agenda items listed under New Business, one or more executive meetings may be anticipated. The Board may convene an executive meeting pursuant to Chapter 92-5(a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended, for the purpose of consulting with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities. Pursuant to Chapter 92-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended, and Rule 1-5(e), Board of Appeals Rules of Practice and Procedure, an affirmative 2/3 vote of the members present is necessary to hold an executive meeting. MINUTES Approval of the Minutes of the December 11, 2020, Board of Appeals meeting. The January 8, 2021, Board of Appeals meeting was cancelled. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS Status of appeals filed on Board of Appeals decisions – Corporation Counsel Status of outstanding petitions Staff ANNOUNCEMENTS ADJOURNMENT SUBMITTING TESTIMONY According to Board of Appeals Rules of Practice and Procedure 1-5 (i) 1-3, any person desiring to testify shall indicate his or her name and residence address and indicate whether he or she is testifying on his or his own behalf, or as a representative of the applicant/appellant, or an organization. Written testimony can be submitted via email or hard copy, but hard copies must include an original and ten copies and be submitted ten days prior to the hearing date. Additional information related to the above matters is on file at the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi St., Suite 3, Hilo, HI 96720 and/or the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy., Kailua-Kona, HI 96740. The Board’s Rules may be viewed online at Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 961-8288 as soon as possible, but no later than five (5) working days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged. JAMES MCCULLY, CHAIRPERSON BOARD OF APPEALS Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer (HTH/WHT1311649 1/22/21)