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William P. Kenoi <br />Mavor <br />West Hawaii Office <br />74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy <br />Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740 <br />Phone(808)323-4770 <br />Fax (808) 327-3563 <br />June 9, 2016 <br />County of Hawaii <br />PLANNING DEPARTMENT <br />Mr. Larry Brown, Chair <br />and Members of the Puna CDP Action Committee <br />101 Pauahi Street, Suite 3 <br />Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />Dear Mr. Brown and Members of the Puna CDP Action Committee: <br />Communication No. 2016-14 <br />Duane Kanuha <br />Director <br />Joaquin Gamiao-Kunkel <br />Deputy Dinvor <br />East Hawaii Office <br />101 Pauaht Street, Suite 3 <br />Hilo, Hawaii 96720 <br />Phone (808) 961-8288 <br />Fax (808) 961-8742 <br />SUBJECT: Planning Consultant for the Pahoa Regional Town Center Plan and <br />Wastewater Treatment Study re: AC Letter Dated May 10, 2016 <br />Thank you for your letter dated May 10, 2016 requesting an update on the Pahoa Regional Town <br />Center Plan and Wastewater Treatment Study. <br />The Administration appreciates the insights of the Puna Community Development Plan Action <br />Committee (PCDP AC) and acknowledges the hard work and commitment of the Committee. <br />We feel that the PCDP AC has been an effective partner with the County of Hawaii, and <br />together we have accomplished many PCDP implementation items. <br />The progress of implementing the PCDP is documented in the annual reports which are located <br />at the following website: h ://www.hawaiicount cd .info/ una-cd /im lementation/action- <br />committee-progress-rJoorts. Here are just a few of the action items that have been implemented <br />through Committee and County collaboration: <br />PCDP Actions 2.1.3 a. <br />• Pahoa Village Design Guidelines adopted by resolution; and <br />• Amendments to Chapters 3 (Sign Code) and 25 (Zoning Code) to provide for: <br />1) establishment of the Pahoa Design District; <br />2) procedures for project review against the adopted design guidelines; and <br />3) special sign regulations for the Pahoa Design District. <br />PCDP Action 2.3.3 <br />• Kapoho Wastewater Feasibility Study. <br />PCDP Actions 3.5.3 b. & c. <br />• Playground equipment installed at Mt.. View Community Park, <br />Improvements to A J. Watt Gym (Mt. View),- <br />Hawaiian <br />iew);Hawaiian Beaches Park Ball Field Expansion; <br />• Improvements to Isaac Hale Beach Park; <br />www.cohplanninEdept;com Hawat i County is an Equal Opportunity Provide rand Emplover r1gnningahpwajicoungy.jzav <br />