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Community Noise Control, Variance Application No. V-1330
Docket No. 23-NR-VN-16
Pursuant to Chapter 342F-5, subsection (h), Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Department
of Health seeks written comments from interested persons regarding the following
variance application:
The Hawaii Department of Transportation, 1720 Haleukana Street,
Lihue, Hawaii 96766, has applied to the Department of Health for a variance from
Hawaii Administrative Rules, Chapter 11-46, Section 11-46-6 (a), which states, “General
Prohibition. Without a permit or variance issued pursuant to Section 11-46-7 or 11-46-8,
no person within the State shall operate, from any premises or land owned, rented,
leased, occupied, or controlled by that person, any excessive noise source.”
The Hawaii Department of Transportation proposes to remove and replace guardrails,
guardrail end treatments and reflector markers, perform grading, grubbing and where
possible, paving under guardrails in 18 noncontiguous locations along Kuhio Highway,
State Route 56, between Mile Post 10.26 to Mile Post 24.0.
The Hawaii Department of Transportation would like to conduct construction related
activities on Sunday night to Friday morning (6:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.) from February 1,
2024, to June 30, 2024.
The Department of Health will retain and consider all written comments received not
later than thirty (30) days after the date of publication of this notice. If comments
received warrant it, the Department may hold a public hearing, after at least thirty (30)
days public notice, on the variance application. The final decision will be made on the
basis of the application, related documents, written comments and the public hearing,
if any.
Written comments and requests for information or inspection of the variance application
and related documents should be directed to: Indoor and Radiological Health Branch,
99-945 Halawa Valley Street, Aiea, Hawaii 96701, telephone (808) 586-4700.