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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 Emergency Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Response dated August 5, 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, October 21, 2021 TIME: 9:30 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by interactive video conference through Zoom. The public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the Zoom meeting. To register for oral testimony please contact Noriko Sauer at or 808-323-4783 no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. The public may observe the meeting by viewing a live stream on YouTube at: Pd6TAkEGA?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. CALL TO ORDER APPROVAL OF MINUTES Review and Approval of the September 16, 2021, Leeward Planning Commission Minutes. STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS NEW BUSINESS 1. APPLICANT: CYNTHIA FOSTER (AMEND REZ 11-000136) Application for a five (5) year time extension to Condition C (final subdivision approval) of Change of Zone Ordinance No. 11 73, which rezoned approximately 17.88 acres of land from an Agricultural 40-acres (A-40a) zoning district to an Agricultural 5-acres (A-5a) zoning district. The subject property is located on the north side of Mamalahoa Highway, approximately 750 feet west its intersection with Kipahele Street, Puukapu Homesteads 2nd Series, Waimea, South Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: 6-4-017:042. 2. APPLICANT: RT’S SERVICE, LLC (AMEND SPP 1247/PL-SPP-2021- 000001) Application for an amendments to Condition No. 3 (life of permit), Condition No. 6 (secure and finalize building permits) and Condition No. 7 (hours of operation for inspection station) of Special Permit No. 1247, which was issued in 2004 to allow office space and storage uses for investigative/collection services, a towing service, and short-term parking for repossessed or disabled vehicles on approximately 14,273 square feet of land situated within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The property is located at 64-5223 Kauakea Road, approximately 400 feet north of its intersection with Mamalahoa Highway, Puukapu Homesteads, South Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 6-4-017:064 (por). AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS The Leeward Planning Commission’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 18, 2021 by interactive video conference via Zoom. 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/WHT1344097 10/1/21)