The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001031266-01
Public Hearings


Pursuant to 24 CFR Part 903.17, the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA), Department of Human Services, hereby provides notice that it will hold public hearings on the Public Housing Agency (PHA) amended 2017-2018 Annual Plan.

Background: The 2017-2018 Annual Plan and amended 2014-2019 Five-Year Plan was approved by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on June 21, 2017.

Pursuant to the HPHA’s rules and as stated in the 2017-2018 Annual Plan, a significant amendment or modification to the PHA Plan is the 1) adding or eliminating of major strategies to address housing needs and to major policies or programs; or 2) modifying a strategy such that a substantial transfer of resources away from others is necessary in order to carry it out. Pursuant to 24 CFR 903.21, each significant amendment or modification to a plan submitted to HUD is subject to the requirements of 24 CFR sections 903.13, 90315, and 903.17.

Proposed Amendment: Under the revised plan, the HPHA intends to select a new Master Developer for future phases of the redevelopment at Kuhio Park Terrace and Kuhio Homes.

Public Review: The amended draft 2017-2018 PHA Annual Plan is available for public viewing at the HPHA and site management offices at the following locations between 7:45a.m. to 4:30p.m.
HPHA’s Administrative Offices, 1002 N. School Street, Honolulu
Oahu: Puuwai Momi Office, 99-132 Kohomua Street, Aiea
Oahu: Kalihi Valley Home’s Office, 2250 Kalena Drive, Honolulu
Oahu: Mayor Wright Homes Office, 521 N. Kukui Street, Honolulu
Oahu: Kalakaua Homes Office, 1545 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu
Oahu: Punchbowl Homes Office, 730 Captain Cook Avenue, Honolulu
Oahu: Hale Poai Office, 1001 N. School Street, Honolulu
Oahu: Waimaha Sunflower Office, 85-186 McArthur Street, Waianae
Oahu: Koolau Village Office, 45-1027 Kamau Place, Kaneohe
Oahu: Palolo Valley Homes Office, 2107 Ahe Street, Honolulu
Oahu: Kuhio Homes Office, 1475 Linapuni Street, Honolulu
Hawaii Office: Lanakila Homes Office, 600 Wailoa Street, Hilo
Hawaii Office: Ka Hale Kahaluu Office, 78-6725 Makolea Street, Kailua-Kona
Hawaii Office: Noelani II Office, 65-1191 Opelo Road, Kamuela
Kauai Office: Kapaa Office, 4726 Malu Road, Kapaa
Maui Office: Kahekili Terrace, 2015 Holowai Place, Wailuku
Molokai Office: Kahale Mua, Maunaloa, Molokai

And, also available on the HPHA website at HYPERLINK:

Public Hearings: Public hearings will be held at the following locations on

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.:

Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA) Kealakehe Housing Project
1002 N. School Street, Bldg. “A” Resident Association Meeting Room
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 74-991 Manawalea St. #A101
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740

Lanakila Homes Conference Room Kapaa Community Hall
600 Wailoa Street 4726 Malu Road
Hilo, Hawaii 96720 Kapaa, Hawaii 96746

Kahekili Terrace Office/Community Hall
2015 Holowai Place
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793

All interested persons are invited to provide comments relating to the amended 2017-2018 Annual Plan, either orally or in writing.

Oral comments should be presented at the public hearing. All oral and written testimony presented at the public hearing will be considered in preparing the PHA Plans. Persons who cannot attend the hearing and prefer not to provide written comments may phone (808) 721-3512 and leave their comments as a voicemail message.

Written comments may be presented to the presiding officer at the public hearing, or mailed to the Hawaii Public Housing Authority, Attention: PHA Plan, at 1002 North School Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96817. Written comments may also be faxed to (808) 832-4679, or sent by electronic mail to Written comments not presented at the public hearing should be received at HPHA office in Honolulu by 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Any person requiring assistance to participate, such as large print, taped materials, interpreters for sign language or limited English proficiency, etc., should make a request to HPHA at least ten working days prior to the public hearings in order to allow time to make arrangements. Requests can be made by writing to HPHA at the address above or by calling (808) 832-4693.

Hakim Ouansafi
Executive Director
Hawaii Public Housing Authority
Department of Human Services

HPHA does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, ancestry, age, marital status, or HIV infection.

October 6, 2017
(TGI1031266 10/6/17)