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SENATE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARING ON BILL CREATING COMMUNITY DISTRICT AND BOARD TO FACILITATE THE PLANNING AND REBUILDING OF LAHAINA

The Hawaiʻi State Senate Committee on Energy, Economic Development, and Tourism and Committee on Water and Land will hold a public hearing to consider Senate Bill 3381 Proposed Senate Draft 1, Relating to Lahaina, on Wednesday, February 14, 2024, at 9:30am, at the State Capitol and via videoconference.

 

Senate Bill 3381 Proposed Senate Draft 1 would create the Lele Community District to be governed by a nine-person Community District Board with the powers necessary to facilitate the planning and rebuilding of the Lahaina moku. The Lele Community District Board would be compromised of nine-members who are residents of Lahaina and would have the power and kuleana for the creation of land use rules, the acquisition and sale of real and improved property, and the creation of a community plan or master plan. Under the Proposed Draft, the nine residents who make up the Board will initially be selected by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, with the positions then being elected by fellow Lahaina residents beginning with and following the 2026 election.

 

The hearing notice for the public hearing can be viewed here.

 

Senate Bill 3381 Proposed Senate Draft 1 can be viewed here. A livestream of the hearing can be viewed on the Senate YouTube channel here.



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