West Hawaii Today
Notice #: 0001353687-01
Public Hearings

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to 24 CFR Part 903.17, the Hawaii Public Housing Authority (HPHA), Department of Human Services, hereby provides notice that it will hold a public hearing on the Public Housing Agency (PHA) 2022-2023 Annual Plan. Background: HPHA is currently developing its 2022-2023 PHA Annual Plan, as required by the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act (QHWRA) of 1998. The QHWRA was enacted to revitalize and improve federal public housing and tenant-based assistance programs and makes significant changes to federal and Section 8 tenant-based programs. The PHA 2022-2023 Annual Plan state the HPHA’s mission, goals, and objectives for serving the needs of low-income and very low-income families over the next year. The PHA 2022-2023 Annual Plan also details the operations and management of federal public housing and Section 8 tenant-based assistance programs. Through this plan, the HPHA advises its residents, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and members of the public on its strategy in addressing the needs of residents in federal public housing and recipients of Section 8 tenant-based assistance. Public Review: The draft PHA 2022-2023 Annual Plan are available for public viewing at the HPHA and site management offices at the following locations between 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. HPHA’s Administrative and Section 8 Offices, 1002 N. School Street, Honolulu Oahu: Puuwai Momi Office, 99-132 Kohomua Street, Aiea Oahu: Kalihi Valley Homes Office, 2250 Kalena Drive, Honolulu Oahu: Mayor Wright Homes Office, 521 N. Kukui Street, Honolulu Oahu: Kalakaua Homes Office, 1545 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu Oahu: Kalanihuia Office, 1220 Aala St., 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: Kauhale Nani Office: 310 North Cane St., Wahiawa Oahu: Palolo Valley Homes Office: 2107 Ahe Street, Honolulu Oahu: Kuhio Homes Office: 1475 Linapuni Street, Honolulu Hawaii: Lanakila Homes Office, 600 Wailoa Street, Hilo Hawaii: Ka Hale Kahaluu Office, 78-6725 Makolea Street, Kailua-Kona Hawaii: Noelani II Office, 65-1191 Opelo Road, Kamuela Kauai: Kapaa Office, 4726 Malu Road, Kapaa Maui: Kahekili Terrace, 2015 Holowai Place, Wailuku Molokai: Kahale Mua, Maunaloa, Molokai It is also available on the HPHA website at HYPERLINK: http://www.hpha.hawaii.gov/housingplans/index.htm Public Hearing: The public may participate in the Public Hearing electronically as it happens via Zoom app at the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/8919633178?pwd=MEZFSklqYXBpOUtWTmF5L3c5SWszZz09 When prompted, enter the Meeting ID: 891 963 3178 and the Password: 9dn9C3. Alternatively, the public may also participate via telephone by calling 1-253-215-8782. When prompted, callers should enter the Meeting ID: 891 963 3178 and the Password: 446191. We request that meeting participants change the display on their device to show their first and last name. The public hearing will take place on Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 5:30 p.m.: All interested persons are invited to provide comments relating to the PHA 2022-2023 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) 436-7183 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 hpha@hawaii.gov. Written comments not presented at the public hearing should be received at the HPHA office in Honolulu by 4:30 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022. 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, physical or mental disability, familial status, ancestry/national origin, age, marital status, HIV infection or sexual orientation and gender identity. (SA/HTH/WHT/TGI1353687 12/20/21)