HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-SEVENTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2014

 

COMMITTEE ON WATER & LAND

Rep. Cindy Evans, Chair

Rep. Nicole E. Lowen, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Ty J.K. Cullen

Rep. Calvin K.Y. Say

Rep. Faye P. Hanohano

Rep. Scott Y. Nishimoto

Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami

Rep. Richard Lee Fale

Rep. Chris Lee

Rep. Cynthia Thielen

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Saturday, February 08, 2014

TIME:

8:30am

PLACE:

Conference Room 325

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 1860

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Amends HCDA public notice requirements and requirements for project approval. Creates an administrative appeal process with available judicial review for HCDA decisions or actions.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1861

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Amends procedures of the HCDA to require additional public notice and public input for development projects and rule changes. Establishes additional requirements for development projects before HCDA approval can be granted. Creates appeal process for HCDA actions and decisions.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1863

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Eliminates the operating budget for the HCDA for FY 2014-2015. Requires a minimum horizontal separation of 300 feet between each building in the Kakaako community development district that is more than 100 feet in height. Establishes a maximum floor area ratio of 1.5 for any building in the Kakaako community development district. Authorizes citizen suits against the HCDA for violations of its required duties. Requires rules established by the HCDA to comply with all laws, ordinances, and rules.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1864

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Repeals the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1865

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Imposes a one-year moratorium on the Hawaii Community Development Authority's approval of any plans or proposals for development in the Kakaako Community Development District. Effective on July 1, 2014, and repealed on June 30, 2015.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1866

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

Amends the manner in which members are appointed to the Hawaii Community Development Authority. Enhances legislative oversight of the Authority.

 

WAL, FIN

HB 1867

Status

RELATING TO THE KAKAAKO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.

Amends Hawaii Community Development Authority statute to establish building restrictions and prohibitions.

 

WAL, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

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Rep. Cindy Evans

Chair