Environmental Assessment (EA)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) Preparation and Assistance, etc.
Hoʻokuleana LLC served on the review team for the draft and final environmental impact statement prepared for the Thirty Meter Telescope. In addition, Hoʻokuleana LLC is assisting to provide assistance, review and recommendations on related public processes and documentation (including, but not limited to, various stages of EIS preparation/response/ revision, permitting, site utilization, natural resource concerns and cultural resource concerns.)
ʻĀina Mauna Legacy Program – Environmental Assessment
The ʻĀina Mauna Legacy Program is DHHL’s long‐range planning document geared to restore and protect approximately 56,000‐acres of native Hawaiian forest on Mauna Kea that is ecologically, culturally and economically self‐sustaining for the Hawaiian Home Lands Trust, its beneficiaries and the community. EA actions and analysis include:
- Native Forest Restoration and Sustainable Koa Forestry
- Invasive Plant Control and Remnant Invasive Species Eradication
- Non‐Native Wildlife Control and Management (i.e. ungulates)
- Road System, Fencing, Water Systems etc.
- Research and Community Outreach
- Cultural Impact Assessment
ʻOʻoma Beachside Village – Assistance in EIS Preparation and Review
ʻOʻoma Beachside Village is proposed as a diverse coastal residential community, designed as a walkable, interconnected, environmentally-conscious, mixed-use community with diverse housing options. Hoʻokuleana LLC assisted in the preparation and review of the EIS for the project. In addition, Peter Young served as the landowner representative for the ʻOʻoma project and participated on the core review team for the EIS preparation and review. Peter Young provided assistance, review and recommendations on related public processes and documentation including, various stages of EIS and permitting.
Kapaʻa Highlands II – EA Preparation and Review & Preparation of Sustainability Plan
Kapaʻa Highlands II, on the island of Kauaʻi, is a proposed development of a mix of single-family and multi-family residential, market and affordable rate homes. The development seeks to fill the housing needs of Kapaʻa within the Urban Center of the district. Situated in close proximity to schools and commercial areas, Kapaʻa Highlands II is proposed to be a sustainable community that preserves the rural character of Kapaʻa while meeting its growing housing needs.
The Kapaʻa Highlands II Sustainability Plan is a comprehensive set of goals, strategies and actions focused on improving environmental quality, economic strength and social benefit within the Kapaʻa Highlands II project, as well as the broader community. The Plan serves as a roadmap guiding Kapaʻa Highlands II toward a more sustainable future, with implementation of actions through a comprehensive, inclusive stakeholder process.
Kaloko Makai is a compact mixed-use community offering a wide range of housing types and affordability, and a variety of businesses and employment opportunities, focused around an initial urgent care facility and with land available for a new regional hospital. Kaloko Makai has been identified as a TOD designated in the Kona CDP.