WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward Planning Commission of the County of Hawaii in accordance with the provisions of Chapters 91 and 92, Hawaii Revised Statutes, Section 6-7.5(a) of the Charter of the County of Hawaii; and Planning Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure.
DATE: Thursday, July 7, 2022
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: County of Hawaii Aupuni Center Conference Room
101 Pauahi Street, Hilo, HI 96720
Windward Planning Commissioners and applicants will participate in person; however, the public may provide verbal testimony at the meeting by joining Zoom or at the physical location listed above. To provide verbal testimony via Zoom, please use the link below to register prior to the meeting:
The public may provide written testimony via email at
WPCtestimony@hawaiicounty.gov or submit by mail or in person at the Hilo Planning office at 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii 96720 or at the Kona Planning office at West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m.
The public will be able to view and listen to the meeting at:
The Planning Director’s background report (including application) and recommendation report for each agenda item will be available for review at www.planning.hawaiicounty.gov prior to the meeting. This information can also be requested by sending an email to Melissa Dacayanan-Salvador at Melissa.Dacayanan@hawaiicounty.gov.
CALL TO ORDER
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Review and Approval of the June 2, 2022 Windward Planning Commission Minutes.
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS
1. APPLICANT: RJL, LLC (PL-REZ-2022-000020)
Application for a Change of Zone from an Agricultural 3-acre (A-3a) to a Single-Family Residential-15,000 square feet (RS-15) zoning district for approximately 13.838 acres of land. The property is located at the southwest corner of the Haihai Street – Ainaola Drive intersection, Waiakea Homesteads 2nd Series, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 2-4-039:025.
2. APPLICANT: HILO SENIOR INVESTMENTS, LLC (FORMERLY ISLAND HERITAGE VENTURES, LLC) (PL-REZ-2022-000021)
Application for an amendment to Condition C (Time to Secure Final Subdivision Approval) of Change of Zone Ordinance No. 17-24, which rezoned approximately 7.402 acres of land from Single-Family Residential- 10,000 Square Feet (RS-10) to Neighborhood Commercial-7,500 Square Feet (CN-7.5). The subject property is located on the southeast side of the intersection of Kanoelehua Avenue (Highway 11) and East Kahaopea Street, Waiakea Homestead House Lots, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 2-2-044:031, 032, 035 and 037.
3. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR (ROBERT AND CAROL OSHIRO)
The Planning Director has initiated the repeal of Change of Zone Ordinance No. 17 7 and amendment to Section 25-8-33 (City of Hilo Zone Map),
Article 8, Chapter 25 (Zoning Code), of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 edition, as amended), by reverting the current zoning of the subject property from Commercial-10,000 square foot (CN-10) to its original Single-Family Residential-10,000 square foot (RS-10) zoning district for approximately one acre of land. The subject property is located on the east (makai) side of Kilauea Avenue, approximately 180 feet north of its intersection with East Kahaopea Street, Waiakea Homestead Houselots, Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawaii TMK: (3) 2-2-040:004.
4. APPLICANT: YAMADA & SONS, INC. (PL-SPP-2022-000012)
Application for Special Permit to allow the establishment of a quarry operation and related improvements and activities on a 37.882-acre portion of a larger 2,407-acre parcel of land in the State Land Use Agricultural District. The project site is located to the south of the Hilo Sanitary Landfill and adjacent to the east of existing quarries on the subject, State-owned property within the District of Waiakea, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 2-1- 013:002 (por).
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Report on Special Management Area (SMA) determinations and minor permits issued by the Planning Director.
AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING
The Windward Planning Commission’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2022 at the Council Chambers in Hilo and the public can also testify via Zoom.
Board Packet. Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes Section 92-7.5, the board packet provided to members of this board for this meeting is available for public inspection during regular business hours at the Hilo office of the Planning Department, Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3, Hilo, Hawaii and at the Kona office of the Planning Department, West Hawaii Civic Center, 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Building E, 2nd Floor, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service, other reasonable modification, or language interpretation to access this meeting, please contact the Planning Department at 961 8288 as soon as possible, but no later than five working days prior to the meeting date, to arrange for accommodations. “Other reasonable modification” refers to communication methods or devices for people with disabilities who are mentally and/or physically challenged.
Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
DENNIS LIN, Chair