The County of Kaua‘i, Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division is responsible for properly managing and disposing of municipal solid waste (MSW) on the island. Because the existing Kekaha Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (MSWLF) is projected to reach capacity in the coming years, a new landfill facility will be required to provide for safe and proper disposal of all forms of MSW that cannot practicably be further reused, recycled, or otherwise recovered. The County proposes to develop a new MSWLF and resource recovery park (RRP) north of Līhuʻe town, makai of Ma‘alo Road. An Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) is being prepared to evaluate the environmental impacts of and alternatives to the proposed Municipal Solid Waste Landfill (MSWLF).
Two public informational meeting will be held to provide information on the County's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the new Kaua‘i Landfill, Ma’alo, Kaua‘i Hawai‘i. Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 6 PM to 8:30 PM at the Līhu‘e Neighborhood Center School, 3353 Eono Street, Līhu‘e and Wednesday, May 9, 2018, from 6 PM to 8:30 PM at the Kapa‘a
Neighborhood Center, 4491 Kou Street, Kapa‘a .
Public Comments will be accepted at the meetings and written comments will be accepted by mail with a postmark no later than May 23, 2018. Please Mail Comments to:
Lyle Tabata, Acting County Engineer
Re: County of Kaua‘i New Landfill DEIS
4444 Rice Street, Suite 175
Līhu‘e, Hawai‘i 96766
Brian Takeda, Planning Project Manager
R.M. Towill Corporation
2024 North King Street, Suite 200
Honolulu, HI 96819
The PDF files linked below contain the Draft TREFS Report, Access Fact Sheet and Public Comment Sheet, Maʻalo Landfill Wildlife Hazard Assessment, and the Draft Environmental Impact Statement.
Revised Draft TREFS with Route E
Revised Draft TREFS with Route E - Appendix B
Access Fact and Public Comment Sheet
Maʻalo Landfill Wildlife Hazard Assessment
Draft EIS Landfill part 1.pdf
Draft EIS Landfill part 2.pdf
Draft EIS Landfill Appendices 1 of 3
Draft EIS Landfill Appendices 2 of 3
Draft EIS Landfill Appendices 3 of 3
Call the County Solid Waste Division with questions at 808-241-4837.
NOTE: Special accommodations and sign language interpreters and interpreters for non-English speaking persons are available upon request five (5) days prior to the meeting date. To request an accommodation please contact the County Solid Waste Division at 241-4837 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.