LUC Minutes

The Land Use Commission decided to DENY Hawaiian Memorial's request to rezone the land from conservation to urban, thus preventing graveyard expansion).   
 
The LUC held several meetings (hearings), to determine if the land should be kept in conservation.
 
Here are links to the LUC's website with the minutes of the hearings.
 
November 6, 2008 -
   Final EIS reviewed by LUC
 
February 6, 2009  -
   Hui O Pikoiloa (SaveKaneohe.org) allowed as intervenors
 
March 5, 2009  -
   HMP begins calling witnesses
 
March 6, 2009  -
   Public testimony on the development
 
May 1, 2009  -
   HMP continues their witnesses
 
July 15 & 16, 2009  -
   City, State, and SaveKaneohe.org calls witnesses
   We requested that one of the HMP documents be disallowed.  LUC allowed it.
   http://luc.state.hi.us/minutesofmtgs/2009/09242009waikiki.pdf
 
October 22, 2009 -
   Final Hearing to Vote on Hawaiian Memorial's Request to Expand
  (RESULT:  LUC Voted Unanimously to Deny HMP's Request to Expand)
November 5, 2009 -
   Hearing to approve the Decision and Order from 10/22/2009
  (RESULT:  LUC Passed the Decision and Order)
 
November 13, 2009 -    
    Hawaiian Memorial has asked the LUC to reconsider their decision.  
  (RESULT: LUC Denied HMP's Request for a Reconsideration)