West Hawaii Today
Notice #: 0001311022-01
Public Notices

AGENDA WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION COUNTY OF HAWAII NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following matters to be considered by the Windward 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 the Planning Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Based on the Governor’s Seventeenth Proclamation Related to the COVID-19 Emergency dated December 16, 2020, this meeting will be online until further notice. This is to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to maintain physical distancing. DATE: Thursday, February 4, 2021 TIME: 9:00 a.m. PLACE: This meeting will be held by interactive video conference through WebEx. The public may provide oral testimony at the meeting by joining online or calling into the WebEx meeting. To register for access to the WebEx meeting please contact Melissa Dacayanan-Salvador at Melissa.Dacayanan@hawaiicounty.gov or 808-961-8156 no later 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. The public may observe the meeting by viewing a live stream on YouTube at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAFoRMb3rfWLQMP d6TAkEGA?view_as=subscriber The public may provide written testimony via email at planning@hawaiicounty.gov or submitted at the Hilo or Kona Planning Departments no later 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 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 Melissa Dacayanan-Salvador at Melissa.Dacayanan@hawaiicounty.gov. In the case of technical difficulties with the virtual meeting, the recording of the meeting will be posted at www.planning.hawaiicounty.gov no later than 24 hours after the conclusion of the meeting. NEW BUSINESS 9:00 a.m. 1. APPLICANT: KIRPAL MEDITATION AND ECOLOGICAL CENTER, LLC (SPP 20-000220) Application for a Special Permit to legitimize the operation of a meditation and ecological center and retreat on 10 acres of land situated within the State Land Use Agricultural District. The subject property is located at 13-260 Pohoiki Road, approximately 0.5 miles west, or mauka, of the intersection with Kalapana-Kapoho Beach Road, Pohoiki, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 1-3- 008:005. 2. INITIATOR: PLANNING DIRECTOR (DONNY SOUZA&MELISSA MULLIKEN) (REZ 11-000143) The Planning Director has initiated repealing Change of Zone Ordinance No. 12-128 and amending Chapter 25, Article 8, Section 25-8-23 (Mountain View Zone Map) of the Hawaii County Code 1983 (2016 edition, as amended), by changing the district classification from Village Commercial- 10,000 square feet (CV-10) to Single-Family Residential-10,000 square feet (RS-10) at ‘Olaa, Puna, Hawaii, TMK: (3) 1-8-002:064. MINUTES Approval of the Minutes of the January 7, 2021 Windward Planning Commission meeting. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS Discussion of recent Special Management Area (SMA) determinations, minor permits and enforcement action issued by the Planning Director. ANNOUNCEMENTS ADJOURNMENT 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 Melissa Dacayanan-Salvador (961-8156) or Maija Jackson (961-8159) of the Planning Department as soon as possible, but no later than five 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 WINDWARD PLANNING COMMISSION JOHN REPLOGLE, Chairman (HTH/WHT1311022 1/15/21)