2018 Expansion Proposal and Time Extension (4th amendment)

Background

The Maui County Department of Environmental Services submitted this 4th amendment to its special permit (SP97-390) on March 6, 2020.

The application is for an Amendment to State Land Use Commission Special Permit No.( Sp97-390) and County of Maui Special Permit No. (CUP 2008/0003) to include an approximately 40-acre project area TMK (2) 3-8-003:019 (por) located at 8100 Pulehu Road in Puunene, Maui, Hawai`i for development of the Central Maui Landfill Facilities Project involving an office, abandoned vehicle area, metal processing area, open construction and demolition material recovery area, household hazardous waste and electronic waste processing and storage area, refuse collection office, truck parking and maintenance area, drainage basins, and associated infrastructure.  The amendment also includes a time extension for SP97-390 and Removal of TMK (2) 3-8-003:020 (por) from both SP87-390 and CUP 2008/0003.  Total amended permitted area covered by both permits will be approximately 96 acres.  TMK (2) 3-8-003: 019 (por) and TMK (2) 3-8-003: 20 (posr) located at Puunene, Maui; (CUP 2008/0003) (SP97-390) (SUP 1996/0009)

 

Status

At its regular meeting on December 10, 2019, the Maui Planning Commission reviewed the above requests and after due deliberation and receipt of testimony and exhibits, the Planning Commission ordered approval of the County Special Use Permit, subject to conditions.  The County of Maui Department of Environmental Service is now seeking approval from the State of Hawai`i Land Use Commission for this fourth amendment to its SP97-390 Special Permit.

This matter was tentatively scheduled to be heard on Maui on April 9, 2020, but due to the covid 19 pandemic, it was delayed till July 8-9, 2020, and continued on August 12-13, 2020. The LUC issued its Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Decision and Order on this docket on August 13, 2020.

The State Office of Planning (OP) filed a Motion for Reconsideration of the Decision and Order that was issued by the Commission on August 13, 2020, which was heard on September 24, 2020.  An LUC Order Dismissing OP’s Motion was issued on October 5, 2020.

The LUC then issued an Order Granting LUC staff’s request to issue an Errata to the Decision and Order Approving with Modification the Recommendations of the County of Maui Planning Commission to Approve a Fourth Amendment to the LUC Special Permit and COS on October 27, 2020.

Petitioner FilingState Office of Planning & Sustainable Development (OPSD) FilingsLUC Decision and Orders

Petitioner – County of Maui, Department of Environmental Management

EXHIBIT NO. DATE DESCRIPTION
1 February 2018 Amendments to State Land Use Commission Special Permit (SP97-390) and County Special Use Permit (CUP 2008/0003) for the Proposed Central Maui Landfill Facilities Project, Puunene, Maui, Hawaii (TMK (2) 3-8-003:019 (por)) Volume I
2 February 2018 Draft Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Central Maui Landfill Facilities Project, Puunene, Maui, Hawaii (TMK (2) 3-8-003:019 (por)) Volume II (This exhibit is broken into smaller files- click here to access Exhibit Appendices A, A-1, B, C, D, D1-4, E-J)
3 July 2019 Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Central Maui Landfill Facilities Project, Puunene, Maui, Hawaii (TMK (2) 3-8-003:019 (por)) Volume I
4 July 2019 Final Environmental Assessment for the Proposed Central Maui Landfill Facilities Project, Puunene, Maui, Hawaii (TMK (2) 3-8-003:019 (por)) Volume II
5 December 10, 2019 Maui Planning Commission Agenda for December 10, 2019, Meeting
6 December 10, 2019 Department of Planning Report and Recommendation to the Maui Planning Commission – December 10, 2019, Meeting
7 December 10, 2019 Digital Project Presentation to the Maui Planning Commission- December 10, 2019
8 December 10, 2019 Minutes from December 10, 2019, Meeting
9 February 6, 2020 Maui Planning Commission Approval Letter for Proposed Amendments to State Land Use Commission Special Permit No. SP97-390