SP15-405 Waipi`o PV, LLC


The applicant, Waiawa PV, LLC proposes to establish a 47 megawatt solar energy facility and accessory uses and structures on Class B lands as rated by the Land Study Bureau.  The 313 acre project exceeds the maximum area permitted by Act 55, and therefore requires a special use permit,


City & County of Honolulu Planning Commission completed Public Hearing and submitted complete record to the LUC on January 26, 2015.  The Land Use Commission heard the Special Permit request on March 5 and March 25, 2015.



Petitioner Filings

Applicant’s Proposed Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, and Decision and Order Based on the Record of the Planning Commission of the City and County of Honolulu (filed 2/19/15)

Applicant’s Notification and Documentation of Name Change filed February 27, 2015

DPP report re: Request for a Special Use Permit to Establish a Solar Energy Facility- Waiawa, Central Oahu TMK:9-5-003: Portion 4 

Revised index and two documents that were omitted from the compact disc (but were included in the hard copy set of the record)-Exhibit 14- State Public Utilities comment Letter and Exhibit 21, letter from Carlsmith Ball, LLP notifying the PC of their intent to file additional exhibits and other materials to the PC and letter to the DPP requesting consideration in changing the time frame of operation for the project

Office of Planning Filings

OP Comments on SP15-405 dated February 26, 2015

copy of OP Comments to City and County of Honolulu, Department of Planning and Permitting (6/2/17)

City & County of Honolulu Filings

Received from DPP-Petitioner’s Exhibit Map Showing Proposed Livestock Grazing Area for Waipio Solar Farm dated 9/25/15 and metes and bounds survey map dated 9/25/15 to satisfy Condition 2 of D&O dtd 3/25/15

Department of Planning & Permitting Submittal and Recommendation dated January 29, 2015

Public Comments


Land Use Commission

Notices and Orders

SP15-405 Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision & Order dated 3/25/15

Exhibt A map

LUC Correspondence

LUC comments to DPP re:  Request to Modify Special Permit – Extend Time to Establish dated June 8, 2017

LUC correspondence to DPP re: Process to request and obtain extension to the start dates for establishing SP 15-405 and SP 15-406 proposed projects (3/15/17)



Annual Reports

2017 (1/9/18)

2016 (1st LUC report) (2/9/16)

2016 Annual Report (12/27/16)