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Notice #: 0001390637-01
Public Hearings



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of a public hearing to be held by the Department of Planning and Permitting of the City and County of Honolulu under Chapter 21, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and the time specified or soon thereafter:

DATE: Wednesday, November 30, 2022
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: Remote Meeting and at Fasi Municipal Building, 6th Floor Conference Center, 650 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
[City staff, attendees and the public may be participating via the online meeting venue. Information on how the public may participate in the meeting is provided below.]

APPLICANT/OWNER: Waikiki Bazaar, Inc. (John Shimizu)
AGENT: R. M. Towill Corporation (Isaiah Sato)
LOCATION: 2154 Lau’ula Street – Waikiki
LAND AREA: 5,355 square feet (0.123 acres)
TAX MAP KEY: 2-6-018: 049
ZONING: Resort Mixed Use Permit – Waikiki
REQUEST: Special District Permit to replace existing parking lot with a six-story, 16-unit, 28-bed boutique hotel

Maps showing the general location and boundaries of the area under consideration are on file at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Data Access & Imaging Branch, 1st Floor, Frank F. Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, and are available to the public for inspection during office hours, 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The application material may be viewed at For assistance, please call the Department’s Urban Design Branch at (808) 768-8034.

To provide the public with the best opportunity to observe the meeting, it is required to mute your device’s microphone except when to testify to prevent technological difficulties. The public may join the public hearing and offer testimony from a computer, smartphone, telephone or in person as follows:

Join the public hearing from a computer:
Meeting Number: 2499 867 3704
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join the public hearing from the Webex smartphone app:
Meeting Number: 2499 867 3704
Meeting Password: dpp1

Join the public hearing from a telephone (audio only):
+1-408-418-9388 (USA Toll)
Access code: 2499 867 3704
Numeric meeting password: 3771

In-person attendance.

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be submitted by one of the following options: E-MAIL, FAX (808) 768-6743 or MAIL 650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Written testimonies must be received by the close of the public hearing on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. Testimony to the Department prior to the hearing will be considered in the evaluation of the request.

Note: If you require special assistance, auxiliary aid and/or service to participate in this event (i.e. sign language interpreter, interpreter for language other than English, or wheelchair accessibility), please call (808) 768-8000, or email your request to at least three (3) business days prior to the event.

Dawn Takeuchi Apuna, Acting Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1390637 11/18/22)