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Planning Commission Applications

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The Windward Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, June 4, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.  In accordance with the Mayor's Proclamation regarding COVID-19, the meeting will be held online and will be available to the public via live streaming at the following link:

Public participation will be limited to written testimony via email at or submitted at the Hilo or Kona Planning Departments up to two days prior to the hearing (see the Agenda for instructions on submitting testimony).  Documents relating to the items to be considered follow:

Other Pending Applications of Interest

The following pending applications are made available here because they have been deemed to be of broad public interest. This is not a comprehensive list of all applications that have been submitted for Planning Commission consideration.  To check the status of applications that do not require Planning Commission review, please contact the Planning Department office in Hilo (808-961-8288) or Kona (808-323-4770) or email

  • There are no applications of broad public concern at this time.

If you would like to provide comments on these applications you may send an email to: The entire file for Planning Commission applications may be reviewed in the Planning Department office in Hilo. View more information about the Planning Commissions’ agendas and actions.

Contested Case Hearing Assistance

The University of Hawai‘i has created a guidebook to assist those involved in a contested case hearing before an administrative agency in Hawai‘i. This guidebook provides a general overview of the contested case process in Hawai‘i, but you should refer to the Planning Commission’s Rule 4 (Contested Case Procedure) for specific information about how the Hawai‘i County Planning Commission conducts contested case hearings.

See Planning Commission Rule 4 (Contested Case Procedure) in the Planning Commission Rules

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