THE SENATE

S.C.R. NO.

178

TWENTY-FOURTH LEGISLATURE, 2008

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

SENATE CONCURRENT

RESOLUTION

 

 

authorizing the designation of public lands in waiakea, south hilo, hawaii as an industrial park.

 


WHEREAS, section 171-134, Hawaii Revised Statutes, authorizes the Department of Land and Natural Resources to develop an area of public lands as an industrial park after the area is designated as an industrial park in accordance with section 171-132, Hawaii Revised Statutes; and

 

WHEREAS, section 171-132, Hawaii Revised Statutes, provides that a contiguous area of not less than five acres of public lands that is classified as suitable and economically feasible for industrial use may be designated as an industrial park by a resolution adopted by the Board of Land and Natural Resources, and approved by the Legislature by concurrent resolution; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Land and Natural Resources seeks to designate as an industrial park approximately 13 acres of contiguous public lands located at Waiakea, South Hilo, County and Island of Hawaii, as identified by Tax Map Keys:  (3)‑2‑1‑12; (3)-2-1-41; (3)-2-1-71; and (3)-2-1-149 (the "Subject Area"); and

 

WHEREAS, the subject area is within the State Land Use Urban District and zoned for industrial use by the County of Hawaii; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Land and Natural Resources  intends to develop the subject area as part of an overall 25.4 acre project via a joint development effort with the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, which owns an adjacent parcel consisting of approximately 11.7 acres; and

 

WHEREAS, on February 22, 2008, as Agenda Item D-2, the Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the designation of the subject area as an industrial park; now, therefore,

    

     BE IT RESOLVED by the Senate of the Twenty-fourth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session of 2008, the House of Representatives concurring, that the Board of Land and Natural Resources is authorized to designate the subject area as an industrial park; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources is authorized to withdraw any portions of the subject area from the designation as an industrial park if the Chairperson determines that such portions are not feasible for development as part of the industrial park; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this Concurrent Resolution will be transmitted to the Chairperson of the Board of Land and Natural Resources, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, and Chairperson of the Hawaiian Homes Commission.

 

 

 

 

OFFERED BY:

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Report Title: 

DESIGNATION OF PUBLIC LANDS IN SOUTH HILO AS AN INDUSTRIAL PARK.