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, August 4, 2022
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Hawaii County Council Chambers
25 Aupuni 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 96740 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:
(Please note, as this is an in-person meeting, the hearing will proceed if the Zoom and/or YouTube connections fail.)
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 July 7, 2022 Windward Planning Commission Minutes.
STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS
Members of the public may provide public testimony regarding any agenda item now or at the time the agenda item is called to order.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:00 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: ERIC J. TROUTMAN (FORMERLY MATSUNO ENTERPRISES, LTD.) (PL-REZ-2022-000027) (AMEND REZ 1004)
Application for an amendment to allow a five (5)-year time extension to perform Condition E (Development of the Property), delete Condition C (Final Consolidation Approval), amend Condition H (Remove Requirement of Speed Hump Installation), delete Condition I (Provide Updated TIAR), and amend Condition P (Reference to Amended Ordinance) of Change of Zone Ordinance No. 03 44 which rezoned approximately 6.64 acres of land from Single- Family Residential-10,000 Square Feet (RS-10) to General Commercial- 20,000 Square Feet (CG-20). The subject property is located at the southeast corner of the intersection of Kanoelehua Avenue (Highway 11) and Puainako Street, Waiakea Homestead House Lots, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 2-2- 040:014.
2. APPLICANT: LEHUA VILLAGE PARTNERS, LLC (PL-REZ-2022-000028)
Application for a Change of Zone from a Single-Family Residential-10,000 Square Feet (RS-10) to a Single-Family Residential-15,000 Square Feet
(RS-15) zoning district for 14.322 acres of land. The subject properties straddle the east and west sides of Lehua Street, north (makai) of the Hawaii Belt Road and south (mauka) of the Honokaa Park Complex, portion of Papaanui & Haina, Hamakua, Hawaii, TMKs: (3) 4-5-024:010 & (3) 4-5- 010:136.
3. APPLICANT: LEHUA VILLAGE PARTNERS, LLC (PL-PUD-2022-000001)
Application for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) for a 40-lot, single-family residential subdivision on 14.322 acres of land. The PUD would allow various exceptions from Chapter 23 (Subdivision) and Chapter 25 (Zoning) of the Hawaii County Code. The subject properties straddle the east and west sides of Lehua Street, north (makai) of the Hawaii Belt Road and south (mauka) of the Honokaa Park Complex, portion of Papaanui & Haina, Hamakua, Hawaii, TMKs: (3) 4-5-024:010 & (3) 4-5-010:136.
4. APPLICANT: KEALOHA LANI LLC (FORMERLY HAWAII ISLAND DISTILLING LLC) (PL-REZ-2022-000023) (AMEND REZ 17-000218)
Application for an amendment to Condition E (Timing of Fire Flow Improvements) and Condition I (Timing of Roadway Improvements) of Ordinance No. 17-65 which reclassified 6.505 acres of land from Agricultural- 20 acres (A-20a) to General Industrial – 20,000 square feet (MG-20) zoned district. The applicant is requesting these amendments to change the development trigger for these required improvements from prior to issuance of Certificate of Occupancy to prior to Final Subdivision Approval. The subject property is located east of Highway 11 (Volcano Highway), west of Railroad Avenue, and north of Highway 130 (Keaau-Pahoa Highway), Keaau, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 1-6-141:002.
5. APPLCANT: RENEGADE TOWERS LLC ( PL-USE-2022-000004)
Application for a Use Permit to allow the establishment of a telecommunication facility with a 180-foot-tall monopole tower and related equipment and improvements within a 4,108 square foot portion of a larger 14.622-acre parcel. The subject property is located at 3331 Kaumana Drive, to the south of the Nolemana Street/Kaumana Drive intersection, Kaumana and Ponahawai Homesteads, South Hilo, Hawaii, TMK: (3)2-5-002:023.
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, September 1, 2022 at the Aupuni Center Conference Room and the public can also testify via Zoom and watch the meeting on YouTube.
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.
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WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
DENNIS LIN, Chair