NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR VARIANCE
RECEIVED BY THE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
STATE OF HAWAII
Community Noise Control
Variance Application No. V-1273
(Docket No. 22-NR-VN-19)
Pursuant to Chapter 342F-5, subsection (h), Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Department seeks written comments from interested persons regarding the following variance application:
State of Hawaii. Department of Transportation, 601 Kamokila Boulevard, Room #609, Kapolei, Hawaii 96707, has applied to the Department of Health for a variance from Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 11-46, Section 11-46-6(a), which states, "General Prohibition. Without a permit or variance issued pursuant to section 11-46-7 or 11-46-8, no person within the State shall operate, from any premises or land owned, rented, leased, occupied, or controlled by that person, any excessive noise source."
The applicant proposes the widening of Farrington Highway (from the Kapolei Golf Club Road to Fort Weaver Road), Kapolei, Oahu.
The applicant would like to conduct construction related activities all day on Sunday (12:01 a.m. – midnight), Monday through Friday (8:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.), and on Saturday (12:01 a.m. to midnight) from October 2, 2023 until July 11, 2025 (excluding holidays).
The Department of Health will retain and consider all written comments received not later than thirty (30) days after the date of this notice. If the comments received warrant it, the Department may hold a public hearing, after at least thirty (30) days public notice, on the variance application. The final decision will be made on the basis of the application, related documents, written comments and the public hearing, if any.
Written comments and requests for information or inspection of the variance application and related documents should be directed to: Indoor and Radiological Health Branch, 99-945 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, telephone (808) 586-4700.