LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
COUNTY OF HAWAII
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Leeward 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 18, 2022
TIME: 9:30 a.m.
LOCATION: West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Center, Building G,
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Leeward 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 LPCtestimony@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 continue 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 Noriko Sauer at Noriko.Sauer@hawaiicounty.gov.
CALL TO ORDER
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Review and Approval of the July 21, 2022 Leeward Planning Commission
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 – 9:30 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: KULA NEI, LLC (PL-PUD-2022-000002)
Application for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) for an 8-lot, agricultural subdivision on 40.421 acres of land. The PUD would allow various exceptions from Chapter 23 (Subdivision) and Chapter 25 (Zoning) of the Hawaii County Code. The subject property is located at the southeast corner of the Kukuna Street/Punawele Street intersection, south of the Kona Acres and Ooma Plantation subdivisions and west (makai) of the Kona Hills Estates subdivision, Ooma 1st-Kohanaiki, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-3-007:039.
2. APPLICANT: ARTE MCCULLOUGH (PL-SLU-2022-000006)
Application for a State Land Use Boundary Amendment from Agricultural to Rural for 5.848 acres of land. The subject property is part of a two-unit condominium property regime (CPR) and is located at 62-2225 and 62-2239 Ouli Street, at the southwest corner of its intersection with Kawaihae Road, Kanehoa Subdivision, Ouli, South Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 6-2-009:015.
3. APPLICANT: ARTE MCCULLOUGH (PL-REZ-2022-000026)
Application for a Change of Zone from an Agricultural-5 acre (A-5a) to a Residential and Agricultural-2 acre (RA-2a) zoning district for 5.848 acres of land. The subject property is part of a two-unit condominium property regime (CPR) and is located at 62-2225 and 62-2239 Ouli Street, at the southwest corner of its intersection with Kawaihae Road, Kanehoa Subdivision, Ouli, South Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 6-2-009:015.
4. APPLICANT: JOHN AND SHELLI MENEGHETTI (PL-SMA-2022-000017)
Application for a Special Management Area (SMA) Use Permit to construct a two-story, 4,798-square foot, 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath, single-family residence, and related improvements which include a swimming pool, garage, and lanai, on a 0.38-acre parcel situated within the SMA. The subject property is located within the Lanihau Point Subdivision of Kona Bay Estates at 75-5434 Kona Bay Drive, approximately 0.7 miles from Kona Bay Drive’s intersection with Kuakini Highway, por. of Kailua Airport, North Kona District, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-5-005:095.
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 Leeward Planning Commission’s next monthly meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 22, 2022 at the West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Center, Building G conference room and the public can 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.
Hawaii County is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer
LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
Michael Vitousek, Chair