DHHL Administrative Rules – Management of Water Systems
The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is proposing to add Administrative Rules in relation to the Management of Water Systems, including:
- Service rates, meter reading and rendering of bills, and conservation and emergency measures for DHHL-owned public water systems in Anahola, Kauai; Hoolehua, Molokai; and Kawaihae, Hawaii.
- Provisions for general conditions, monthly maintenance fees, conservation, and emergency measures, and unauthorized drawing of water for the DHHL-owned non-potable water system in Puukapu, Hawaii.
|Proposed Action or Issue for Discussion||The proposed chapter provides standardized practices for the management of DHHL-owned Water Systems. The proposed chapter also provides service rates, meter reading, and rendering of bills, and conservation and emergency measures for DHHL-owned public water systems in Anahola, Kauai; Hoolehua, Molokai; and Kawaihae, Hawaii. Provisions for general conditions, monthly maintenance fees, conservation, and emergency measures, and unauthorized drawings of water are included for the DHHL-owned non-potable water system in Puukapu, Hawaii.|
|Meeting Schedule||An informational briefing will be held immediately before each public hearing. Due to COVID-19 public health dangers associated with in-person gatherings, public hearings and informational sessions will be held entirely online via video conferencing technology.
All interested persons may view a pre-recorded presentation describing the proposed rules, which is currently available for viewing on the DHHL website, dhhl.hawaii.gov/live.
There are two ways to participate in the public hearings: Online via the internet or by telephone, or by written testimony. All interested persons are urged to participate to present relevant information and individual opinion for the DHHL to consider. Hearings will be held on the following dates and times
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Friday, November 20, 2020
Online: Persons may present live video/oral testimony via the internet or telephone during the online public hearing. To participate, you will need either a computer with internet access, a video camera, and a microphone or a telephone.
To sign up please email your request to [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance. Please include the hearing date you would like to testify, your email, full name, and phone number. A confirmation will be sent to you with instructions and the meeting link and call-in number.
You can view a live stream of the public hearing on the DHHL website: dhhl.hawaii.gov/live. Each hearing will be recorded and will be available for viewing on the DHHL website within 24 hours after the hearing: dhhl.hawaii.gov/live.
Written testimony: Any person may file written testimony to the proposed rulemaking by email or mail postmarked by December 3, 2020.
ATTN: Administrative Rules
Department of Hawaiian Home Lands
P.O. Box 1879, Honolulu, HI 96805
All oral and written testimony is public information. Please do not include information in your testimony that you do not want to be disclosed to the public.
|Background Information||Hawaiian Homes Commission Meeting Submittal – April 2019
Hawaiian Homes Commission Meeting Submittal – January 2018
Hawaiian Homes Commission Meeting Submittal – December 2017
Hawaiian Homes Commission Meeting Submittal – September 2017
|Meeting Notes||To be posted post-meeting.|
|Review Period||The proposed rule amendments are currently available for review through December 3, 2020 online, and in-person.
Online: Click here
In-Person: Between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
|Hawaiian Homes Commission Approval
|Final Version of Hawaii Administrative Rules Title 10 Amendments||