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Notice #: COHPlanningApplications_TUE021324
Public Notices


Planning Dept. Applications Accepted Jan. 2024

In accordance with Section 25-2-3(g) Division 1, Article 2 of Chapter 25 (Zoning) of the Hawai‘i County Code, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the following applications have been submitted.



1.*Black Sand Beach, LLC (PL-SMA-2023-046) Development of a Residential & Commercial Community Consisting of Approx. 225 Residential & Short Stay Units, Village & Wellness Center, Retail Uses, Rehabilitation of Golf Courses, & Dedication of Portion of Coastline as Conservation Area on 147 acs. at Ninole, Wailau, Punalu‘u, Ka‘u, TMKs: 9-5-019:011, 015, 024, 026, 030, 031, 033, 035; 9-6-001:001-003, 006, 011-013, 9-6-002:008, 037, 038, 041 & 053.

2. *AT&T Mobility/Hawai‘i Akatsuka Farm, Inc. (PL-USE-2023-008) To Construct a New Telecom. Facility, Including a 150-Foot Tall Monopine Tower & Equipment Compound on 1,440 sf. at 11-3049 Volcano Rd., Puna, TMK: 1-1-020:159 (por.).

3.*Axel & Michelle Kratel (PL-SPP-2024-061) To Allow a 4-Bedroom B&B Establishment on 0.5 ac./13.618 acs. at 2893 Kaiwiki Rd, S. Hilo, TMK: 2-6-011:001.

4.*Tirtha Luitel (PL-SPP-2024-062) To Construct & Operate a 49-Stall Commercial Parking Lot on 0.4 ac. at the end of Hwy. 220 (Akaka Falls Rd.) on Mauka Side Approx. 200 ft. South of Akaka Falls State Park Parking Lot, Honomu, S. Hilo, TMK: 2-8-010:014.

5.*Stephen & Cheryl Winter (PL-SMA-2023-043) Development of a Farm Which Includes a Pasture, Fencing, Barn, Greenhouse, Farm Dwelling, Caretakers’ Cottages, and Related Development on 30.165 acs. at 45-5034 Nanaina Kai Rd., Makai Side of Lower Cane Haul Road/Pa‘auhau Rd., Hamakua, TMKs: 4-5-002:016 & 080.


1.*Kenneth J. Pytel, Trust (PL-OHD-2024-014) on 0.5 acs. at 76-984 Manu O Ku Way, N. Kona, TMK:7-6-006:053.


1.*William McCowatt/Lili‘uokalani Trust Estate (PL-PLA-2023-069) Kona Brew Pub Alterations & Additions, Mauka Bldg. Alterations, Additional Parking Stalls on 2.211 acs. at 74-5617 Pawai Pl., N.Kona, TMK: 7-4-010:001.

2.*David Drahn/University of the Nations Kona, INC. (PL-PLA-2023-270) University Classrooms, Dorms, Admin., & Maint. on 40.342 acs. at 75-5851 Kuakini Hwy., N. Kona, TMK: 7-5-010:003.

3.*Ciro Podany/KOS Global USA INC. (PL-PLA-2023-271) Golf Clubhouse on 447.07 acs. at 72-4083 Hawai?i Belt Rd., N. Kona, TMK: 7-2-007:001.

4.*Sunny Ausink (CELLCO Partnership)/Tahan Aineo Seedtime & Harvest LLC (PL-PLA-2023-272) Modification to Existing Wireless Telecommunications Facility on 10,759 sf. at 45-3339 Kou St., Hamakua, TMKs: 4-5-017:015 & 016.

5.*Joel Laber/4102 Kumukehu Place LLC (PL-PLA-2023-273) Add Exterior Elevator to Existing Multi-Family Condos on 3.021 acs. at 72-173 Kumukehu St. Unit H7200, N. Kona, TMK: 7-2-011:002:0009.

6.*Kurt Klimt/Goodwill Industries of Hawai‘i, Inc. & Goodwill Beretania Center, LLC. (PL-PLA-2023-274) Goodwill Facilities Including Offices, Retail, & Warehouse on 64,414 sf. at 652-3275 Hulukupuna St. Unit C, S. Kohala, TMKs: 2-2-050:150 & 091.

7.*Lisa Rapp, AHL/Prince Hotel Hawaii (PL-PLA-2023-075) Hotel Public Areas, New Spa & Fitness, Parking Lot, Cooling Tower Replacement on 203.48 acs. at 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr., S. Kohala, TMK: 6-2-002:004.

8.*Renegade Towers LLC/Edward Lamar Britton III, Trustee (PL-PLA-2023-276) Establish an Unoccupied Multicarrier Telecommunication Facility on 14.622 acs. at 3331 Kaumana Dr., S.Hilo, TMK: 2-5-002:023.

9.*Robert P. Domingo, AIA/Tony Hawaii Kona LLC dba Tony Honda Kona (PL-PLA-2024-277) Auto Dealership on 83 acs. N. Kona, TMK: 7-3-009:022.

10.*Stacie Louie/Louie Enterprises LLC (PL-PLA-2024-278) Auto Repair Shop on 27,000 sf. at 1135 Kinoole St., S. Hilo, TMK: 2-2-021:031.


1. *Maps Orchid Hotel, LLC (PL-SAA-2024-208) Proposed Renovation & Landscaping Improvements to Fairmont Orchid Resort on 26.949 acs. at 68-1200 N. Kaniku Dr., S. Kohala, TMK: 6-8-022:008.

2. *Hilo Hawaiian Hotel/State of Hawai‘i (PL-SAA-2024-209) Reoccurring Tree Trimming & Removal of Invasive Saplings on 5 acs. at 71 Banyan Dr., S. Hilo, TMK: 2-1-003:005.

3. *Steve Erenberg/RS Beach House LLC, Jennifer D. Snowden, Myra A. Yoshida, & Elsa M. Ramirez (PL-SAA-2024-210) Proposed Pool & Spa on 4,791 sf. at 77-6423 Ali‘i Dr., N. Kona, TMK: 7-7-004:001.

Maps/documents are on file & open for inspection during office hours 7:45am-4:30pm at the HI County Planning Dept, 101 Pauahi St, Ste 3, Hilo, or 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy, Bldg E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona.

By: ZENDO KERN, Planning Director

HI County is an Equal Opportunity Provider & Employer