The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001076408-01
Public Hearings



The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) will hold a public hearing for Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) amendments. The proposed amendments to Title 10, HAR, DHHL, includes amendments that would establish a planning system in new HAR sections 10-4-51 through 10-4-60; the proposed planning system creates a process through which the Hawaiian Homes Commission and DHHL can develop and adopt plans, policies, and strategies for the management of Hawaiian home lands and programs. The proposed amendments also include the amendment of HAR section 10-4-2, which would clarify that the plans, policies, and strategies developed through the proposed planning system guide the Hawaiian Homes Commission and the DHHL in land use planning decision-making, and the compilation of HAR chapter 10-4. An informational briefing will be held immediately before the public hearing.

Date: Saturday, April 7, 2018
Location: DHHL Main Office (Hale Ponoi), 91-5420 Kapolei Pkwy, Kapolei, HI 96707
Time: Informational briefing: 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Public hearing: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

All interested persons are urged to attend the public hearing to present relevant information and individual opinion for the DHHL to consider. Any person may file written comments or recommendations in support of or in opposition to the proposed rulemaking in person at the public hearing or by mail postmarked by April 9, 2018. Written testimony should be mailed to: ATTN: Administrative Rules, Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805.
The Hawaiian Homes Commission shall take final action on this rulemaking at a future regularly scheduled commission meeting.
The proposed rule amendments are currently available for review through April 9, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the DHHL Main Office in Kapolei, Oahu (address listed above) and at any DHHL District Office: East Hawaii: 160 Baker Ave., Hilo, HI 96720; West Hawaii: 64-756 Mamalahoa Hwy, Kamuela, HI 96743; Maui: 655 Kaumualii St., Wailuku, HI 96793; Molokai: 600 Mauna Loa Hwy, Kaunakakai, HI 96748; Kauai: 3060 Eiwa St, Rm 203, Lihue, HI 96766. A copy of the proposed rule amendments will be mailed to any person who requests a copy in writing. The request must state the requestor’s name and mailing address, and be delivered to the DHHL Main Office, P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805. For more information, email or call (808) 620-9280. A copy of the proposed rule amendments is also available online:
To request a sign language interpreter or disabled parking at the public hearing, please contact the DHHL Information and Community Relations Office on Oahu at 808-620-9590 at least seven days in advance of the public hearing.

Jobie M. K. Masagatani, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission
February 16, 2018
(TGI1076408 3/4, 3/7/18)