The Department of Housing and Human Concerns will host a virtual town hall meeting beginning at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26 via BlueJeans video conferencing.
The town hall meeting is being held to discuss a request from Maui Oceanview, LP, for the department to issue 120 workforce housing credits for its Pulelehua development in West Maui.
In 2019, the developer entered into a settlement agreement with project opponents. Because of that settlement agreement, the state Land Use Commission increased the number of workforce housing units in the project from 280 to 400. The developer has taken the position that Maui Oceanview, LP, should receive 120 workforce credits for the increase in units that resulted from that agreement
The department was not a party to the agreement made between the developer and the project’s opponents, and is seeking public input on whether it is in the public’s best interest to award credits for the additional units the developer is required to build because of the State Land Use Commission’s Order.
The public can access the meeting at the following link: https://bluejeans.com/564641949
Written testimony may be submitted to:
Department of Housing and Human Concerns
County of Maui
2200 Main St., Suite 546
Wailuku, Hawaii 96793
Written testimony must be received by the department before the town hall meeting closes on Jan. 26, 2022.
For more information, call (808) 270-7805.