NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to Chapter 91, Hawaii Revised Statutes, notice is hereby given that the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation (HHFDC), Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism, State of Hawaii, will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 20, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at Waiahole Elementary School, 48-215 Waiahole Valley Road, Kaneohe, Hawaii, to create a new chapter,
Chapter 15-319, "Water Service to Consumers," Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR). All are invited to state their views on the proposed rule orally or in writing.
Written testimony on these proposed rulemaking actions will be accepted through June 20, 2022 at the following address: HHFDC, Attention: Chris Woodard,
677 Queen Street, Suite 300, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813; or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The new Chapter 15-319, HAR, will 1) Set forth a clear procedure for an application to obtain water service for new consumers; 2) Clarify the respective rights and responsibilities of the HHFDC and water consumers; 3) Establish a new water rate schedule and service fees; and 4) Establish a clear procedure for discontinuation of water service for nonpayment of bills or noncompliance with HHFDC requirements for service.
The public hearing will be held in person on June 20, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Interested persons are strongly encouraged to view or download the draft rules electronically for free at the web site:
http://dbedt.hawaii.gov/hhfdc/administrative-rules/. A paper copy of the proposed rules may be mailed upon receipt of a check made payable to "HHFDC" in the amount of $5.36 for Chapter 15-319 for copying and postage costs. Requests for mailed copies should be made to HHFDC at the above address or by calling
Chris Woodard at one of the telephone numbers below:
Honolulu 808-587-0588 Maui 808-984-2400, ext. 70588
Hawaii 808-974-4000, ext. 70588 Molokai or Lanai
Kauai 808-274-3141, ext. 70588 1-800-468-4644, ext. 70588
Persons with special needs (e.g., large print, taped materials, sign language interpreter, or translator) shall make all requests for assistance by contacting HHFDC’s Personnel Office at 808-587-0501, by written request, or by email to email@example.com. Prompt requests help to ensure the availability of appropriate accommodations.
The HHFDC does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, familial status, ancestry, age, marital status, or HIV infection.
DENISE ISERI-MATSUBARA, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR