Author: William Sager

Time to Vote

Neighborhood Board Elections Neighborhood Board Elections are in full swing. Voting opened Friday 26 and ends May 17. Vote online by clicking here. You should have received voting instructions in the...

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Hawaii Memorial Park EIS

Hawaiian Memorial Park Cemetery Expansion–Final EIS Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 HRS §343-5(a) Trigger (7) Propose any reclassification of any land classified as a conservation district District(s) Koʻolaupoko TMK(s) (1) 4-5-033: por. 001 FEiS can be seen HERE. Permit(s) State Land Use District Boundary Amendment, Grading Permit For your convenience a less format version of the FEIS follows: Approving Agency: State Land Use Commission Mr. Daniel Orodenker, (808) 587-3827, daniel.e.orodenker@hawaii.gov 235 South Beretania Street, #406 Honolulu, HI 96813 Applicant: Hawaiian Memorial Life Plan Ltd.; 1330 Maunakea Street, Honolulu, HI 96813 Mr. Jay Morford, (808) 522-5233, jay.morford@Dignitymemorial.com Consultant: HHF Planners; 733 Bishop Street, Suite 2590, Honolulu, HI 96813 Mr. Ronald Sato, (808) 457-3172, rsato@hhf.com Status FEIS has been submitted and is pending acceptance by the approving agency/accepting authority, which has 30 days from date of receipt to determine acceptability. Comment Period will end on May 23, 2019 Hawaiian Memorial Life Plan, Ltd. (Petitioner) owns and manages Hawaiian Memorial Park (HMP), a cemetery located in Kāne‘ohe on the Island of O‘ahu. HMP provides the community with burial plots and multiple interment options. The Petitioner proposes to expand HMP given growth in O‘ahu’s aging population and demand for ground interment and inurnment spaces. Currently, less than 6% of individual HMP plots are available. Therefore, the Petitioner is asking the State of Hawai‘i, Land Use Commission to reclassify 53.45 acres of their...

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