Planning Department counter closed until Oct. 19

LIHU‘E — The county Planning Department’s front counter at the Kapule Building in the Lihu‘e Civic Center will remain closed until Monday, Oct. 19, while the area undergoes continued construction. During this period, services will be held remotely and by appointment only.

During the closure, the public is advised of the Planning Department’s standard operating procedures, which have been temporarily amended.

All applicants and members of the public must contact the department at or 241-4050 to submit any zoning inquiries, including but not limited to zoning-permit submittals, zoning-determination requests and zoning-violation complaints. A representative from the department will return any phone or email message Monday through Thursday within 24 hours of receipt.

Any payments that are submitted to the Planning Department shall be in an envelope clearly marked “Planning Department,” and have the respective zoning-application number and/or tax map key number.

All remote appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance by visiting the Planning Department’s appointment system at


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