NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
APPLICATION OF HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.,
FOR APPROVAL OF THE WAHIAWA-WAIMANO 46 KV OVERHEAD
SUB TRANSMISSION LINE RELOCATION PROJECT
Docket No. 2022-0141
The STATE OF HAWAII PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION ("Commission"), pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) §§ 269-27.5 and 269-27.6(a), HEREBY GIVES NOTICE that it will hold a public hearing relating to the Application (“Application”) of Hawaiian Electric Company, Inc. (“Hawaiian Electric”), filed on July 11, 2022, for Commission approval to relocate a portion of the existing Wahiawa-Waimano 46 kilovolt (“kV”) overhead sub-transmission line located in the Koa Ridge development area on the island of Oahu. The public hearing will be held as follows:
Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at 6:30 p.m.
Kanoelani Elementary School Cafeteria
94-1094 Oli Loop
Waipahu, Hawaii 96797
Hawaiian Electric is a public utility that provides electricity service to the island of Oahu. On July 11, 2022, Hawaiian Electric filed an Application requesting the Commission: (1) approve the commitment of approximately $5.2 million in funds for the construction and installation of the Wahiawa-Waimano 46 kV line relocation (“Project”); (2) determine that the Project’s 46 kV line, as described in the Application, be constructed above the surface of the ground, pursuant to HRS § 269-27.6(a); and (3) conduct a public hearing pursuant to HRS § 269-27.5 for the overhead relocation of an existing 46 kV overhead sub-transmission line.
The public hearing that will be held on October 11, 2022, is intended to allow interested persons to state their views on the proposed Wahiawa-Waimano 46 kV line relocation associated with the Project. A portion of the relocated section of the 46 kV overhead line will be situated in area zoned “BMX-3” (BMX-3 Community Business Mixed Use).
The foregoing is a brief summary of the requests included in the Application. Copies of the Application are available for public review through the
Commission’s electronic Document Management System, accessible at http://dms.puc.hawaii.gov/dms Docket Quick Link 2022-0141. In addition, copies of the Application are also available for review by contacting the Commission’s Honolulu Office [(808) 586-2020)], or the Division of Consumer Advocacy
All interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing to state their views on Hawaiian Electric’s proposed overhead line relocation. Statements may also be e-mailed to the Public Utilities Commission at firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to 465 South King Street, Room 103, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. All written statements should reference Docket No. 2022-0141. Any person may request an auxiliary aid or service or an accommodation due to a disability by contacting the Commission within 5 days of the public hearing date.
Leodoloff R. Asuncion, Jr.
(SA1386786 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10/22)