Community Coalition Kauai - Fix the Kauai General Plan
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The new Kauai General Plan proposes town designations, re-zonings, up-zonings and entirely new zoning categories for the benefit of large landowners and developers.
Is this the future you want for Kaua`i?
Who We Are

Community Coalition Kaua’i (CCK) was formed in the Summer 2016 to specifically track the process of the new General Plan for Kaua’i. CCK was borne out of the common concern of many individuals from around the island that they were not being adequately heard through the County’s choreographed public input process.

The Vision

Imagine an island where basic needs like housing and access to a diversity of income generation opportunities are available for all.  Imagine a self-sufficient island with a farm to table food economy.  Imagine an island that represents a living model of our rich Hawaiian cultural heritage that honors both keiki and kupuna.

Testimony

Click below to read written and oral testimony and comment archives from the community on Kauai’s General Plan.  Please join us in this coordinated community-wide effort to speak with one voice about the need to have a General Plan that first and foremost meets the needs of the residents of Kaua`i.

Resources

Learn more about making your voice count, guidelines for reviewing the General Plan, tips for providing public testimony, and how a bill becomes an ordinance.  Take back the General Plan from the hands of developers, large land owners and the tourism industry and make it your own.  This is YOUR General Plan.

Fix the Plan!

For Kauai’s Future, for our Keiki.

THE COUNTY OF KAUA’I NEW GENERAL PLAN DOES NOT REPRESENT THE URGENT NEEDS, FUTURE DESIRES, OR EXTENSIVE INPUT OF THE RESIDENTS OF KAUA’I.

We, the undersigned, urge the Kaua’i County Council to return the General Plan to the Planning Department to develop a General Plan that first and  foremost reflects the urgent needs, interests and quality of life factors that the residents of Kaua’i require and deserve.

  1. The new General Plan proposes no framework and no serious actions to manage the growth that threatens our island.
  2. The new General Plan is inconsistent
    a) in its portrayal of policies to guide growth
    b) in the data on population projections and visitor use
    c) in proposed new growth areas reflected in the designated land use maps.As a result, changes to land use zoning and major developments are proposed for communities that do not support these actions. Major development proposals should be determined through local community planning process.
  3. The new General Plan contains no significant implementation plan and consequently is not binding, nor is there any accountability.

We do not need a General Plan that was written by and for developers and the tourism industry.

We do need a General Plan that will create balanced, sustainable growth, diversified job opportunities, and will protect Kaua’i’s environment, rural character and quality of life.

Sign the Petition

Kaua`i General Plan Petition

Fix the Kauai General Plan Petition

THE COUNTY OF KAUA'I NEW GENERAL PLAN DOES NOT REPRESENT THE URGENT NEEDS, FUTURE DESIRES, OR EXTENSIVE INPUT OF THE RESIDENTS OF KAUA'I.

We, the undersigned, urge the Kaua'i County Council to return the General Plan to the Planning Department to develop a General Plan that first and foremost reflects the urgent needs, interests and quality of life factors that the residents of Kaua'i require and deserve.
1. The new General Plan proposes no framework and no serious actions to manage the growth that threatens our island.
2. The new General Plan is inconsistent
a) in its portrayal of policies to guide growth
b) in the data on population projections and visitor use
c) in proposed new growth areas reflected in the designated land use maps

As a result, changes to land use zoning and major developments are proposed for
communities that do not support these actions. Major development proposals should be
determined through local community planning process.

3. The new General Plan contains no significant implementation plan and consequently is not binding, nor is there any accountability.
We do not need a General Plan that was written by and for developers and the tourism industry. We do need a General Plan that will create balanced, sustainable growth, diversified job opportunities, and will protect Kaua'i's environment, rural character and quality of life.

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Now is the time to speak for the ‘aina and for your children’s future.  Here’s what YOU can do:
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Get Involved Now!

Let the County Council know that the new General Plan needs to be written to give first priority to the needs of the residents and their quality of life.

 

Speak Out

Speak Out

Work with your Neighborhood Association or Community Organization to ask the County Council to repair the new General Plan to give communities control over decisions that affect the communities.

 

Sign & Share the Petition

Sign & Share the Petition

Sign the online petition (above) to ask the County Council to fix the general plan and share it on your social media profiles.

 

We are looking for your input, your participation and your interest in joining a growing group of concerned community members who want to take back the Kaua`i General Plan.  We are coordinating our concerns and efforts in preparation for the delivery of the General Plan to the County Council for their approval.