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Notice #: 0001438311-01
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: Tuesday, December 12, 2023
TIME: 10:30 a.m.
PLACE: In-person at the State Department of Land and Natural Resources Boardroom, Kalanimoku Building, 1151 Punchbowl Street, Room 132, Honolulu, Hawaii

FILE NO. 2023/PDP-1 (MK)

PROJECT: Chinatown Hotel Development
APPLICANT Ikenakea Hokele LLC
AGENT: Patrick Seguirant
LANDOWNERS: Yee Hop Realty Limited and C.Q. Yee Hop & Company Limited
LOCATION: 128 North Nimitz Highway – Chinatown
TAX MAP KEYS: 1-7-002: 013, 023, and 050
ZONING: BMX-4 Central Business Mixed Use District
REQUEST: IPD-T PERMIT to allow the development of a new hotel (Project), consisting of a new 240-unit hotel building and renovation of an existing historic warehouse. The proposed Project is located within the Chinatown Special District, and is less than one-half mile from the proposed Chinatown transit station.

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, First 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 online at
(click Public Input and select the Project on the web map). For assistance, please call the Department’s Zoning Regulations and Permits Branch at (808) 768-8013 or via email

Attendance at the public hearing is not necessary to submit testimony. Written testimony may be emailed to, faxed to (808) 768-6041, 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 Tuesday, December 12, 2023.

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 business days prior to the event.

Dawn Takeuchi Apuna, Director
Department of Planning and Permitting
(SA1438311 11/27/23)