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Notice #: 0001383045-01
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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of hearings to be held by the Board of Appeals of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 92-7, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended; Section 6-9.2 of the Charter of the County of Hawaii; and Rule 1-5 of the Board’s 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. The Board of Appeals members and the parties will be attending the meeting online, but an in-person location is available for public testimony and viewing. The in-person location is provided below. The Board of Appeals meeting can be viewed live online or at the in-person location.
DATE: Friday, September 9, 2022
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: Planning Department Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, HI 96720
The hearing will be offered via the Zoom interactive video conference platform and at an in-person location. The public will be able to view and listen to the meeting at: Testimony may be given upon registering via the Zoom link, or at the in-person location provided. Minutes of the Board of Appeals meeting will be transcribed and posted on the Planning Department’s website.
A full schedule of active Board of Appeals cases can be viewed on the Planning Department’s website. This schedule is updated regularly and will reflect changes made subsequent to the publication of this agenda:
Pursuant to HRS 92-3 interested persons that want to provide oral testimony may do so either at the time the board takes public statements on the agenda or at the time the specific agenda item is called or as otherwise allowed at the sole discretion of the Chair.
1. IAN MEYERS (PL-BOA-2021-000008)
Adoption of Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order.
Appeal of Decision by the Department of Public Works Director Regarding Notice of Violation and Order.
Location: 75-437 Hualalai Road, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
TMK: (3) 7-5-017:008
2. KRYSTAL YAMAMOTO (PL-BOA-2021-000004)
Appeal of Decision by the Planning Director Dated August 17, 2021, regarding Variance from Chapter 25, Zoning, Article 5, Division 3 Section 25-4-44, Permitted Projections into Yards and Open Space Requirements (VAR-21- 000628)
Location: Waiakea Cane Lots, South Hilo, HI 96720
TMK: (3) 2-4-057:017-0000
3. SANJEEV KAILA (PL-BOA-2022-000023)
Appeal of Decision by the Planning Director Related to a Short-Term Vacation Rental.
Location: 78-6874 Kuhinanui St, Kona, HI 96740
TMK: (3) 7-8-021:016
4. CLAUDIA ROHR (PL-BOA-2022-000025)
Appeal of Decisions by the Planning Director Dated June 6, 2022, Special Management Area Use Permit Assessment Application (PL-SAA-2022- 000057) and Special Management Area Minor Permit (PL-SMM-2022-000022); and Director’s Decision dated June 17, 2022, Closure of Complaint ZCV-2021- 000037E.
Location: 2212 Kalanianaole Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720
TMK(S): (3) 2-1-018:006, 007, & 010
5. NAZAR HOLDINGS 13 LLC (PL-BOA-2022-000029)
Appeal of Decision by the Planning Director Dated August 2, 2021, Regarding Denial Issued for Short-Term Vacation Rental Registration (STVR-19-365097) and Nonconforming Use Certificate (NUCR-20-1780)
Location: 78-6874 Kuhinanui St, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
TMK: (3) 7-8-021:016
With reference to the agenda items listed, one or more executive meetings may be anticipated. The Board may convene an executive meeting pursuant to Chapter 92- 5(a)(4), Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended, for the purpose of consulting with the Board’s attorney on questions and issues pertaining to the Board’s powers, duties, privileges, immunities, and liabilities. Pursuant to Chapter 92-4, Hawaii Revised Statutes, as amended, and Rule 1- 5e, Board of Appeals Rules of Practice and Procedure, an affirmative 2/3 vote of the members present is necessary to hold an executive meeting.
Approval of Minutes of the January 14, 2022, Board of Appeals meeting.
Status of appeals filed on Board of Appeals decisions – Corporation Counsel
Status of outstanding petitions – Staff
According to Board of Appeals Rules of Practice and Procedure 1-5 (i) 1-3, any person desiring to testify shall indicate his or her name and residence address and indicate whether he or she is testifying on his or his own behalf, or as a representative of the applicant/appellant, or an organization. The public may provide verbal testimony at the meeting location provided or calling into the Zoom meeting. To provide verbal testimony via Zoom, please register here: no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Written testimony may be submitted via email at, by mail, or in person. Mail or hand deliver written testimony to Hilo Planning Department at 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m.
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 online at or 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 Hawai’i Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Notice to Lobbyists: If you are a lobbyist, you must register with the Hawaii County Clerk within five days of becoming a lobbyist. {Article 15, Section 2-91.3(b), Hawaii County Code} A lobbyist means "any individual engaged for pay or other consideration who spends more than five hours in any month or $275 in any six-month period for the purpose of attempting to influence legislative or administrative action by communicating or urging others to communicate with public officials." {Article 15, Section 2-91.3(a)(6), Hawaii County Code} Registration forms and expenditure report documents are available at the Office of the County Clerk, Hawaii County Building, 25 Aupuni Street, Room 1402, Hilo, Hawaii 96720.
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 (5) 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.

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(HTH/WHT1383045 8/19/22)