The County of Kaua`i, Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division (County) is proposing a vertical expansion of Phase II of the Kekaha Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (Kekaha Landfill) located in Kekaha on the west side of Kauaʻi (Proposed Action). Pursuant to the requirements of Hawai’i Revised Statutes (HRS) Chapter 343 and Hawai‘i Administrative Rules (HAR) §11-200.1, the County is preparing an environmental assessment (EA) to evaluate the potential environmental effects of the Proposed Action.
The Kekaha Landfill encompasses approximately 98 acres of land within Tax Map Keys (TMK) 1-2-002:001 (por) and 1-2-002:009. The Kekaha Landfill is comprised of two distinct refuse fill areas:
The Draft EA for the Kekaha Municipal Landfill Phase II Vertical Expansion Project was published in the August 8, 2023 edition of The Environmental Notice. The document can be accessed via the link provided above.
The County accepted comments on the Draft EA from August 8, 2023 to September 7, 2023. Comments received during the required 30-day public review period will be incorporated into a Final EA (anticipated Q4 2023).
If you have any questions about the Proposed Action or would like to receive written notice when the Final EA is published in The Environmental Notice, please contact Allison Fraley, County of Kauaʻi, Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division at AFraley@kauai.gov or Kayla Yost, Tetra Tech at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Department of Public Works
Solid Waste Division
4444 Rice Street, Suite 295
Lihue, HI 96766
Tel: (808) 241-4841
Fax: (808) 241-6204