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AGENDA WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION COUNTY OF HAWAII NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward 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 Planning Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure. NOTE: Pursuant to Act 220, Session Laws of Hawaii 2021, which amended the Sunshine Law to allow meetings to be remotely conducted online, effective January 1, 2022, Windward Planning Commission meetings will be held online, and the location listed below is open to the public to provide testimony. The Windward Planning Commission meeting can be viewed live online or at location listed below. Minutes of the Windward Planning Commission meeting will be transcribed and posted on the Planning Department’s website. Pursuant to the Governor’s Emergency Proclamation Related to COVID-19 (Omicron Variant) January 26, 2022, the requirement to have at least one in-person meeting location has been suspended through March 25, 2022. No in-person meeting location will be provided during this time period, unless the suspension is earlier terminated or superseded by a separate proclamation. DATE: Thursday, March 3, 2022 TIME: 9:00 a.m. INTERACTIVE CONFERENCE TECHNOLOGY (ICT): This meeting will be held by interactive conference technology (ICT) through Zoom. The public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the Zoom meeting. Please click the link below to register prior to the meeting: R_hiU The public will be able to view and listen to the meeting at: as=subscriber If internet connection is lost, the public meeting will be automatically recessed to restore communication. If lost connection exceeds 30 minutes, the meeting will be terminated. The public may provide written testimony via email at or submit by mail or in person at the Hilo Planning office at 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 or at the Kona Planning office at West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 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 Melissa Dacayanan-Salvador at In the case of technical difficulties with the virtual meeting, the 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 February 3, 2022 Windward Planning Commission Minutes. STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS NEW BUSINESS 1. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR (ELLIS JACOB HESTER TRUST) (REZ 1052/PL-PDI-2021-000002) The Planning Director has initiated the repeal of Change of Zone Ordinance No. 04 120 and amendment to Section 25-8-28 (Kau District Zone Map), Chapter 25, Article 8, of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 edition, as amended), by reverting the current zoning of the subject properties from Agricultural Project District (APD) to their original Agricultural 20-acres (A20-a) zoning district for 171.782 acres of land. The rezone area consisting of two (2) parcels is located at 96-3090 Meyer Road, approximately 1.5 miles northwest (mauka) of Hawaii Belt Road, Palima & Paauau, Kau, Hawaii, TMKs: (3) 9-6-005:108 & (3) 9-6-006:004. PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT Report on Special Management Area (SMA) determinations, minor permits and enforcement action issued by the Planning Director. AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING ANNOUNCEMENTS The Windward Planning Commission’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, April 7, 2022 by interactive video conference via Zoom and at the Aupuni Center Conference Room. 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 WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION DEAN AU, Chairman (HTH/WHT1360037 2/11/22)