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Notice #: 0001344124-01
Public Hearings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the City and County of

PLACE: Public Hearing by Video/Audio Conference
DATE: October 19, 2021
TIME: 10:00 AM

Public hearing notice published in the Honolulu StarAdvertiser on October 8, 2021

1. Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill (WGSL)
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Pursuant to the Emergency Proclamation Related to the State’s COVID-19 Delta Response issued by Governor David Ige on October 1, 2021 and the Proclamation and Emergency Order No. 2021-13 signed by Mayor Rick Blangiardi on September 17, 2021, and to comply with social distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the Department of Environmental Services, City and County of Honolulu, will hold a public hearing by video/audio conferencing on October 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Persons wishing to participate may do so remotely through the Webex video conferencing platform. To participate, persons should visit, click “Join,” enter meeting number 2496 441 7633, and complete the registration process. If needed, the password is 1111. Registrants will receive an email that contains links and information on joining the meeting by either phone or video conference. Webex participants are strongly encouraged to register at least 24 hours before the start of the meeting. Participants can also join by phone by dialing +1-408-418-9388 United States Toll or +1-213-306-3065 United States Toll (Los Angeles).

Questions and comments may also be e-mailed to If submitted, written comments, including the commenter’s address, e-mail address and phone number, will be available to the public on the Refuse Division’s website at

This public hearing is to report to the public on the efforts of the City Council and the City Administration in regard to the continued use of the WGSL and to report on the status of the efforts of the Department of Environmental Services, City and County of Honolulu, to either reduce or continue use of the WGSL. This public hearing will be held by video/audio conference due to the social distancing requirements related to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the exception of the use of video/audio conferencing, this public hearing shall be in accordance with the terms of the FINDINGS OF FACT, CONCLUSIONS OF LAW, AND DECISION AND ORDER APPROVING WITH MODIFICATIONS THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU PLANNING COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATION TO APPROVE SPECIAL USE PERMIT certified on November 1, 2019, by the State of Hawaii Land Use Commission in Docket No. SP09-403, In The Matter Of The Application Of The DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, For A New Special Use Permit To Supersede Existing Special Use Permit To Allow A 92.5-Acre Expansion And Time Extension For Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill, Waimanalo Gulch, Oahu, Hawaii, Tax Map Key: 9-2-003: 072 And 073, and In The Matter Of The Application Of The DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, To Delete Condition No. 14 Of Special Use Permit No. 2008/SUP-2 (Also Referred To As Land Use Commission Docket No. SP09-403) Which States As Follows: “14. Municipal Solid Waste Shall Be Allowed At The WGSL Up To July 21, 2012, Provided That Only Ash And Residue From H-POWER Shall Be Allowed At The WGSL After July 31, 2012.

All interested persons shall be afforded the opportunity of being heard.

Information regarding this public hearing can be obtained by contacting the Department of Environmental Services, Refuse Division, 1000 Uluohia Street, Suite 201, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, telephone 768-3401.

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 contact Ahmad Sadri at 768-3408 or email your request to at least five (5) business days prior to the event.
(SA1344124 10/8/21)