HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

2554

TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE, 2014

H.D. 1

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 206E, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding a new section to part II to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"206E-   Residential development of office of Hawaiian affairs lands in Kakaako; public hearing prerequisite. (a) The authority may approve any plan or proposal for any residential development in Kakaako on lands owned by the office of Hawaiian affairs only after the office of Hawaiian affairs conducts a public hearing in accordance with subsection (b); provided that the hearing procedures contained in subsection (b) shall supersede any conflicting hearing procedures under chapter 91.

(b) Prior to submission to the authority of any plan or proposal for any residential development, the office of Hawaiian affairs shall hold a public hearing after notice is published, in accordance with section 1-28.5, at least thirty days prior to the hearing. The notice shall include:

(1) The date, time, and place of the hearing;

(2) A statement of the topic of the hearing; and

(3) A description of where, when, and how the residential development proposal may be viewed by the public.

All interested persons may submit data or opinions, orally or in writing, in conjunction with the hearing.

(c) Prior to submitting to the authority for approval any plan or proposal for residential development, the office of Hawaiian affairs shall fully consider all written and oral submissions allowed pursuant to subsection (b)."

SECTION 2. Section 1-28.5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (e) to read as follows:

"(e) For purposes of this section, "government agency" means each department, board, commission, or officer of the State or any of its political subdivisions[.], as well as the office of Hawaiian affairs for purposes of section 206E-   ."

SECTION 3. Section 206E-12, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"206E-12 Dedication for public facilities as condition to development. The authority shall establish rules requiring dedication for public facilities of land or facilities, or cash payments in lieu thereof, by developers as a condition of developing real property pursuant to the community development plan. Where state and county public facilities dedication laws, ordinances, or rules differ, the provision for greater dedication shall prevail.

This section shall not apply to the office of Hawaiian affairs for any residential development in Kakaako on lands owned by the office of Hawaiian affairs, pursuant to section 206E-   ."

SECTION 4. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect on July 1, 2030.


 


 

Report Title:

HCDA; Office of Hawaiian Affairs

 

Description:

Requires OHA to conduct a public hearing on any plan or proposal for any residential development in Kakaako on lands owned by OHA prior to submission of the plan or proposal to the HCDA. Effective July 1, 2030. (HB2554 HD1)

 

 

 

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