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, October 20, 2022
TIME: 9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: West Hawaii Civic Center, Community Center, Building G,
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Highway, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
This is an in-person meeting, and the Leeward Planning Commissioners and applicants will participate in person. The primary way to view or testify at this meeting is in-person; however, as a courtesy to the public, the Commission provides the following additional ways to view or testify remotely at this meeting.
Optional Alternative to Present Remote Oral Testimony: The public has the option to provide verbal testimony at the meeting by joining Zoom. To provide verbal testimony via Zoom, please use the link below to register, no later than noon on the day prior to the meeting:
Optional Alternative to View Meeting:
(Please note, as this is an in-person meeting, the hearing will proceed if the Zoom and/or YouTube connections fail.)
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 preferably up to two business days prior to the hearing by 4:30 p.m.
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 LPCtestimony@hawaiicounty.gov or by calling
CALL TO ORDER
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Review and Approval of the August 18, 2022 Leeward 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.
UNFINISHED BUSINESS – 9:00 a.m.
1. APPLICANT: DWAYNE CRAVALHO (REZ 21-000248)
Application for a Change of Zone from an Agricultural-20 acres (A-20a) to a Village Commercial-7,500 square feet (CV-7.5) zoning district for approximately 7,544 square feet of land. The subject property is located at 55-479 Hoea Road, at the northeast corner of the Hoea Road/Akoni Pule Highway intersection, Kaauhuhu, North Kohala, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 5-5-009:019.
NEW BUSINESS – 9:30 a.m.
2. APPLICANT: SUNSHINE HOLDINGS, LLC (PL-REZ-2022-000032)
Application for a five (5)-year time extension to Condition D (Final Subdivision Approval), Amend Condition E (Restrictive Covenants) and Condition F (Restrictive Covenants) to prohibit condominium property regimes (CPR) and to delete the requirement to provide a copy of the recorded covenant prior to receipt of final subdivision approval, deletion of Condition G (Requirement of Conservation Plans to be Filed with the Kona Soil and Water Conservation District), amendment to Condition I (Drainage Study), addition of a condition requiring compliance with Chapter 10 of the Hawaii County Code (Erosion and Sedimentation Control), deletion of Condition J (Archaeological Survey), and amendment to Condition M (Fair Share Requirements) of Ordinance No. 98 91, which reclassified 21.353 acres of land from an Agricultural 20-acres (A-20a) to an Agricultural 5-acre (A-5a) zoned district. The subject property is located at 73-1735 Kaloko Drive, approximately 720 feet southeast of its intersection with Kaloko Loa Place, Kaloko Mauka Subdivision, Kaloko, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-3-025:012.
3. APPLICANT: GRETCHEN I. WATSON-KABEI (PL-SPP-2022-000014)
Application for a Special Permit for a home occupation to allow the use of a portion of an existing farm dwelling as a real estate office on approximately 75 square feet of a larger, 5.16-acre property within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The subject property is located at 75-1100 Kamalani Street, approximately 0.4 miles east (mauka) of its intersection with Mamalahoa Highway, Por. Hienaloli 1st-Puaa 1st, North Kona, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 7-5-013:050.
4. INITIATOR: COUNTY COUNCIL (BILL NO. 194) (PL-CCI-2022-000002)
An Ordinance amending Chapter 25, Article 2, Division 4, of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 Edition, as amended), relating to conditions on change of zone actions. The purpose of this amendment is to clarify that the Planning Director may not extend the time allowed to satisfy conditions within a change of zone ordinance unless specifically authorized by the County Council.
PLANNING DIRECTOR’S REPORT
Report on Status of the Ali’i Corridor (Kahului-Keauhou Parkway) Project.
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, November 17, 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 forty eight (48) hours before the meeting date 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, or other accommodation due to a disability, please contact the Planning Department at 961-8288 or LPCtestimony@hawaiicounty.gov as soon as possible, but no later than five working days prior to the meeting date. If a request is received after October 13, 2022, we will try to obtain the auxiliary aid/service or other accommodation, but we cannot guarantee that the request will be fulfilled.
Upon request, this notice is available in alternate formats such as large print, Braille, or electronic copy.
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LEEWARD PLANNING COMMISSION
Michael Vitousek, Chair