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Notice #: 0001420356-01
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 Special Management Area (SMA) Ordinance, Chapter 25, Revised Ordinances of Honolulu, as amended, for the following application at the date and time specified or soon thereafter.

DATE: Thursday, July 20, 2023
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: In-person and Remote Meeting at Mission Memorial Auditorium,
Mission Memorial Building, 550 South King Street, Honolulu, Hawaii

File No.: 2023/SMA-37
Project: Waikiki Shell Improvements
Landowner: State of Hawaii
Applicant: City and County of Honolulu, Department of Design and Construction
Agent: R.M. Towill (Isaiah Sato)
Location: 2805 Monsarrat Avenue – Waikiki
Tax Map Key: 3-1-043: 001 and 018
Zoning: P-2 General Preservation District
Received: May 5, 2023
Accepted: May 22, 2023
Request: Special Management Area (SMA) Use Permit to allow for the
replacement of a sign structure, replacement of an existing open air food concession, modification of the orchestra pit area, expansion
of fixed seating, replacement of existing seating and sound bunker, and installation of new sound baffles and pedestrian covering (Project).

The application materials showing the general location and boundaries of
the area under consideration are available for review online at (navigate to the Project site using the map), or at the Department of Planning and Permitting, Data Access & Imaging Branch, First Floor, Fasi Municipal Building, 650 South King Street, 1st Floor, Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. For assistance, please call the Department’s Urban Design Branch at (808) 768-8025.

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be emailed to, faxed to (808) 768-6743, or mailed to 650 South King Street, 7th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813. Written testimony should be received by the close of the public hearing on Thursday, July 20, 2023. Testimony to the Department prior to the hearing will be considered in the evaluation of the request.

Note: If you need an auxiliary aid and/or service or other accommodation due to a disability 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 detailed request to, at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Requests made as early as possible will allow adequate time to fulfill your request.

Dawn Takeuchi Apuna, Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1420356 6/29/23)