04/06/14 – DLNR Holds Public Information Meeting On Draft Environmental Assessment For Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings

Posted on Apr 6, 2016 in Boating & Ocean Recreations, News Releases

DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES
News Release

DAVID Y. IGE
GOVERNOR
SUZANNE D. CASE
CHAIRPERSON

For Immediate News Release April 6, 2016

DLNR HOLDS PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING
ON DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT
FOR KEAUHOU BAY OFFSHORE MOORINGS

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will hold a public informational meeting on Friday April 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kealakehe High School cafeteria, to discuss the Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings project.

The proposed project involves the replacement of the existing nine (9) unpermitted offshore moorings in the bay with up to 16 new permitted offshore moorings as well as two proposed alternatives.  The purpose of the meeting will be to present the proposed Alternatives introduced in the Draft Environmental Assessment and allow the public to provide input and feedback on the proposed alternatives. The document can be found online at http://oeqc.doh.hawaii.gov/Shared%20Documents/Environmental_Notice/current_issue.pdf

Kealakehe High School Cafeteria is located at 74-5000 Puohulihuli Street, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

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Media Contact:

Deborah Ward
DLNR Communications specialist
Phone: (808) 587-0320