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Notice #: 0001385377-01
Public Notices


(Docket No. 22-CA-PA-11)

Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (HRS), Chapter 342B-13 and Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), Chapter 11-60.1, the Department of Health, State of Hawaii (DOH), is requesting public comments on the following DRAFT PERMIT presently under review for:

Covered Source Permit (CSP) No. 0091-03-C
Application for Initial Covered Source Permit No. 0091-09
Aloha Petroleum, LLC
Kahului Terminal
Petroleum Bulk Loading Terminal
Located At: 60 Hobron Avenue, Kahului, Maui

The DRAFT PERMIT is described as follows:

Aloha Petroleum currently owns and operates an existing petroleum bulk loading terminal located in Kahului, Maui that operates under Noncovered Source Permit (NSP) No. 0091-02-N. Aloha Petroleum plans to perform upgrades to certain petroleum storage tanks and the tank truck load rack which will trigger Federal regulations and a CSP will be required for the facility instead of a NSP.

CSP No. 0091-03-C would grant conditional approval to operate the various existing equipment at the facility and approve the construction of various upgrades and operational changes at the facility. The upgrades include installing floating roofs in two fixed roof storage tanks (Tank Nos. 4 and 5), replacing the rim seals and floating roof fittings in an existing tank (Tank No. 7), installing new gasoline loading arms at the tank truck load rack, and installing a vapor combustion unit at the tank truck load rack. Other proposed changes include increasing the tank truck loading rack’s throughput limit from 13,000,000 gallons per year to 27,500,000 gallons per year of gasoline.

This facility is subject to the following Federal Requirements:

40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 60 – Standards of Performance for New Stationary Sources (NSPS)
Subpart A: General Provisions
Subpart Kb: Standards of Performance for Volatile Organic Liquid Storage Vessels (Including Petroleum Liquid Storage Vessels) for Which Construction, Reconstruction, or Modification Commenced After July 23, 1984 (applies to Petroleum Storage Tank Nos. 4, 5, and 7.)
Subpart XX: Standards of Performance for Bulk Gasoline Terminals (applies to the petroleum tank truck load rack)

40 CFR Part 63 – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Categories (MACT)
Subpart A: General Provisions
Subpart BBBBBB: National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Source Category: Gasoline Distribution Bulk Terminals, Bulk Plants, and Pipeline Facilities (applies to Petroleum Storage Tank Nos. 4, 5, and 7 when storing gasoline, petroleum tank truck load rack, and equipment in gasoline service)

The total potential emissions from the Kahului Terminal are as follows:

Pollutant Emissions (tpy)
NOx 2.31
CO 5.78
2 0.07
10/PM2.5 0.92
VOC 11.64
HAPS 0.67
2e 16,514

The ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD, consisting of the APPLICATION and non-confidential supporting materials from the applicant, the permit review summary, and the DRAFT PERMIT, is available online at: and for public inspection during regular office hours, Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., at the following locations:

State of Hawaii
Clean Air Branch
2827 Waimano Home Road #130
Pearl City, Hawaii 96782

Maui District Health Office, Department of Health
54 High Street, Wailuku, Maui 96793

All comments on the draft permit and any request for a public hearing must be in writing, addressed to the Clean Air Branch at the above address on Oahu and must be postmarked or received by October 7, 2022.

Any person may request a public hearing by submitting a written request that explains the party’s interest and the reasons why a hearing is warranted. The DOH may hold a public hearing if a hearing would aid in DOH’s decision. If a public hearing is warranted, a public notice for the hearing will be published at least thirty days in advance of the hearing.

Interested persons may obtain copies of the administrative record or parts thereof by paying five (5) cents per page copying costs. Please send written requests to the CIean Air Branch listed above or call Mr. Darin Lum at the Clean Air Branch at (808) 586-4200.

Comments on the draft permit should address, but need not be limited to, the permit conditions and the facility’s compliance with federal and state air pollution laws, including: (1) the National and State Ambient Air Quality Standards; and
(2) HRS, Chapter 342B and HAR, Chapter 11-60.1.

DOH will make a final decision on the permit after considering all comments and will send notice of the final decision to each person who has submitted comments or requested such notice.

Elizabeth A. Char, M.D.
Director of Health
(SA1385377 9/8/22)