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AGENDA LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION COUNTY OF HAWAII NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Leeward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii, and the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Based on the Governor’s Eighteenth Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency dated February 12, 2021, this meeting will be online until further notice. This is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain physical distancing. DATE: Thursday, April 15, 2021 TIME: 9:30 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by interactive video conference via Zoom. To provide live oral/video testimony during the meeting, you must register in advance by contacting Noriko Sauer at or 808- 323-4783 no later 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. The public may watch the meeting by viewing a live stream on YouTube at: d6TAkEGA?view_as=subscriber The public may provide written testimony via email at or submitted at the Hilo or Kona Planning Departments up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m. The Planning Director’s background report (including application) and recommendation report for each agenda item will be available for review at prior to the meeting. This information can also be requested by sending an email to Noriko Sauer at In the case of technical difficulties with the virtual meeting, a recording of the meeting will be posted at no later than 24 hours after the conclusion of the meeting. STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS NEW BUSINESS 1. APPLICANT: ELLEN GARVER KOIZUMI (USE 21-000086) Application for a Use Permit to operate a two (2)-bedroom bed and breakfast establishment within an existing three (3)-bedroom dwelling situated on approximately 3.147 acres of land within the Single-Family Residential- 20,000 square feet (RS-20) zoning district. The subject property is located at 73-4270 Hawaii Belt Road, along the west (makai) side of Hawaii Belt Road (Mamalahoa Highway), adjacent to and south of the Kona Coastview Subdivision at the end of Leimomi Street, Kalaoa 4th, North Kona, Hawaii, Tax Map Key: (3) 7-3-005:030. 2. APPLICANT: PABLO PENALOZA (SPP 20-000221) Application for a Special Permit to develop and operate a childcare center/preschool facility and construct a playground for student use and to develop and operate an “event venue” to be rented commercially on a two (2)-acre portion of a 5.3-acre parcel situated in the State Land Use Agricultural District. The subject property is located at 75-477 Hualalai Road, approximately 988 feet, east (mauka) of its intersection with Queen Kaahumanu Highway, Waiaha 1st, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-5-017: Portion of 045. 3. APPLICANT: DOUGLAS AND KATHRYN HICKEY (SPP 21-000222) Application for a Special Permit to legitimize the establishment of a venue for weddings and similar gatherings on an approximately 2-acre portion of a 20-acre condominium property regime unit of an 80-acre property situated in the State Land Use Agricultural District. The subject property is located at 76-1297 Waiono Ranch Road, about 1.5 miles east and mauka of the Mamalahoa Highway Waiono Ranch Road intersection, Waiono Meadows, Holualoa, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-6-002:028: Portion of 0001. MINUTES Approval of the Minutes of the March 18, 2021 Leeward Planning Commission meeting. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 1. Discussion of recent Special Management Area (SMA) determinations, minor permits and enforcement action issued by the Planning Director. ANNOUNCEMENTS ADJOURNMENT Board Packet: Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-7.5, the board packet provided to members of this board for this meeting is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Hilo office of the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii and at the Kona office of the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. 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 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. Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION Michael Vitousek, Chair (HTH/WHT1319964 3/26/21)