A17-803 Kealia Properties, LLC
Kealia Properties, LLC (“Petitioner”) is requesting to amend the boundaries of the State Land Use Agricultural District into the State Urban District for approximately 53.361 acres of land at Kealia, Kawaihau, Island of Kaua`i covering Tax Map Key No. (4)-4-7-004:001 (portion). The proposed project is called Kealia Mauka Homesites that would develop approximately 235 residential lots. The proposed Kealia Mauka Homesites will require the use of state or county lands, including public roadways that will trigger an environmental assessment under Section 343-5(a)(1), Hawai`i Revised Statutes (HRS).
Petitioner filed a draft Petition with the Commission on Monday October 16, 2017. The draft Petition is currently under a 30-day staff review for completeness. However, the Petition will be incomplete until the Chapter 343, HRS, environmental review process has been completed and Petitioner files an amended Petition.
Petitioner also filed on October 16, 2017, Petitioner’s Motion to Designate the Land Use Commission as Approving Authority for Environmental Statement Under Chapter 343 and for Authority to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice (“EISPN”). The Commission has scheduled a hearing on this request for November 8-9, 2017 at Lihu`e, Kaua`i. The approval to prepare and file an EISPN will begin the public review process for this proposed project.
Petitioner’s Motion to Designate the Land Use Commission as Approving Authority for Environmental Statement Under HRS Chapter 343 and for Authority to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement Preparation Notice (“EISPN”) filed October 16, 2017
Petition for Land Use District Boundary Amendment and Exhibits 1 – 5 filed October 16, 2017
Petitioner’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (“DEIS”) filed April 24, 2018
State Office of Planning Filings
OP’s Response to PETITIONER’S MOTION TO DESIGNATE THE LAND USE COMMISSION AS APPROVING AGENCY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STATEMENT UNDER HRS CHAPTER 343 AND FOR AUTHORITY TO PREPARE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PREPARATION NOTICE (10/31/17)
OP’s EISPN Comments (1/26/18)
OP DEIS comments (6/22/18)
County of Kaua`i Filings
County of Kauai Planning Department (6/20/18)
LUC submittal of AIS for SHPD review and comments- (faxed 4/17/19)
LUC DEIS comments (6/20/18)
LUC follow-up letter to SHPD (9/21/18)
SHPD response to LUC follow-up letter (10/1/18)
Notices & Orders by the Commission
LUC ORDER DETERMINING 1) THAT THE LAND USE COMMISSION AGREES TO BE THE ACCEPTING AGENCY PURSUANT TO HAWAII REVISED STATUTES CHAPTER 343 2) THAT THE PROPOSED ACTION MAY HAVE A SIGNIFICANT EFFECT UPON THE ENVIRONMENT TO WARRANT THE PREPARATION OF AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT AND 3) THAT THE PETITIONER IS AUTHORIZED TO PREPARE AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT PREPARATION NOTICE; AND CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (11/13/17)