NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of public hearings to be held by the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), a body corporate and a public instrumentality of the State of Hawaii, pursuant to the provisions of Chapters 15-22 (Vested Mauka Area Rules) and 15-219, Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR), and Section 206E-5.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes.
DATES: September 4, 2019 (Presentation Hearing)
October 2, 2019 (Decision-Making Hearing)
PLACE: 547 Queen Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
or as soon thereafter as those interested may be heard to consider the following items:
Application Date: July 17, 2019
Permit Number: KAK 19-069
Applicant: Victoria Ward, Limited
Tax Map Key(s) (TMK): (1) 2-3-130 (Portion), and (1) 2-3-001: 131
Project Location: 1100 Ala Moana
Description: Development Permit Application (“Application”) for a proposed residential project at 1100 Ala Moana Boulevard, TMK Nos.: (1) 2-3-130 (Portion), and (1) 2-3-001:131 (“Victoria Place Project” or “Project”) consisting of a 400-foot tower and a 43 ½ feet podium, 350 residential units and 465 required parking spaces. Approximately 15,590 square feet of open space, 64,105 square feet of recreational space, and off-site required reserved housing units.
In accordance with HAR §15-219-49 interested persons may petition to intervene to participate as a party in this hearing by filing a timely written motion and providing 30 copies of such written motion at the HCDA office located at 547 Queen Street, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, no later than 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 12, 2019, and serving copies upon the Applicant at 1240 Ala Moana Boulevard, Suite 200, Honolulu, Hawaii 96814. The Authority will act on any motions to intervene on September 4, 2019, at which time all the parties to this proceeding will be established.
September 4, 2019 Presentation Hearing
The purpose of the September 4, 2019 Presentation Hearing is to allow the Applicant to present the proposed Project, to allow any other party the opportunity to present its position, and to provide the general public with the opportunity to present oral and/or written testimony.
October 2, 2019 Decision-Making Hearing
The purpose of the Decision-Making Hearing is to allow for additional oral and/or written comments from the general public on the Application prior to decision-making action by the Authority on the Application. If the Authority adopts a proposed decision and order which is adverse to a party, the party adversely affected will be allowed to file written comments and/or exceptions to the Authority’s proposed Decision and Order. Thereafter, the Authority will engage in final decision-making at a further hearing to be held on November 6, 2019.
Any party may retain legal counsel, appear on his/her own behalf, or send a representative if the party is a partnership, corporation, trust, or association.
Copies of the Development Permit Application are available for inspection during regular business hours at the HCDA office, located at 547 Queen Street, 5th Floor, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813, or will be mailed to anyone who requests a copy after payment has been made for copying and postage costs. A copy of the Development Permit Application may also be accessed online and downloaded from the HCDA website: dbedt.hawaii.gov/hcda. To request a copy of the Development Permit Application or to submit written comments, please contact the HCDA on or before the date of the public hearing. Written comments will be accepted through the HCDA website at dbedt.hawaii.gov/hcda until 12:00 p.m. the day before the respective public hearing dates (“Written Comments Deadline”). Persons wishing to submit public comments after the Written Comments Deadline are encouraged to appear in person at the public hearing to their comments. Persons who intend to present comments on the above-listed Application shall sign-up at the beginning of the public hearing. Persons who intend to submit written comments shall submit 30 copies of their statements by 12:00 p.m., on the day before the public hearing. Please be advised that all written public comments submitted to the HCDA will be treated as a public record and, therefore, any contact information contained therein may be available for public inspection and copying. The Chairperson may limit public oral testimony to three minutes per speaker and speakers may be subject to questioning by the members of the Authority or by any other representative of the Authority. For any questions or concerns regarding the above, please call the HCDA office at 594-0300.
Individuals who need auxiliary aids for effective communication are invited to contact Ms. Francine Murray, HCDA’s ADA Compliance Coordinator at 594-0300, or by facsimile at 587-0299 at least five working days prior to the date required.
HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
JOHN WHALEN, CHAIRPERSON