Anahola Solar Energy Project

November 14, 2011

Aloha Anahola & Kapaʻa Beneficiaries:

The Hawaiian Homes Commission has authorized me to negotiate the terms of a license agreement with the Homestead Community Development Corporation (HCDC) and Kauaʻi Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) for the following facilities on Hawaiian home lands at Anahola, Kauaʻi:

Service Center Office Building – 5 acre KIUC utility service center consisting of an administrative office building and staging site for utility services for East Kauai. Estimated cost of $3 million.

Solar Project – 55 acre ground mount solar project to generate 10 megawatts of power to the KIUC grid. Estimated cost of $50 million.

As part of our due diligence efforts, the department will conduct a Beneficiary Consultation to discuss this project on Monday, November 21, 2011, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Kanuikapono Charter School, 4333 Kukuihale Road, Anahola, Kauaʻi. The meeting notice and agenda are enclosed.

I urge you to take part in this important discussion regarding a project on Hawaiian home lands that affects your community and Trust. Should you have any questions, please contact our Planning Office at (808) 620-9517.

Me ke aloha,

Albert “Alapaki” Nahale-a, Chairman
Hawaiian Homes Commission


Anahola Solar Energy Project

Community Consultation
Mon., Nov. 21, 2011
Kanuikapono Charter School
4333 Kukuihale Road, Anahola 96754
[Map] 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


  • Background Information
  • Project Description
  • Location and Regional Land Use Permits
  • Pre-Consultation Environmental Issues
  • Questions, Answers, Comments

For more information, see in the Beneficiary Consultation section, or call the Planning Office at (808) 620-9517.