The Process 2017-05-19T06:09:12+00:00


November 2014-March 2015 – Pre-Planning Phase

  • Project Work Plan developed
  • Community Engagement Strategy
  • Review of existing plans, studies, technical papers
  • Orientation of the Community Advisory Committee

April-May 2015 – Community Kickoff and Engagement

  • Analysis of Issues and Opportunities for the General Plan update
  • Small Group Meetings with community organizations
  • Pop-up Week and media campaign to announce the project and solicit input
  • Community Meetings island wide
  • Synthesis of input and development of policy strategies

June 2015-May 2016 – Vision, Goals, and Development of Policies and Alternatives

  • Develop Vision, Goals and Guiding Principles
  • Ongoing CAC, Agency consultations
  • Workshops and Task Forces on key policy topics
  • Develop policies and implementation plan
  • Online open house, public surveys, and digital engagement program to solicit community input

Summer 2016 – Draft Plan and Public Review

  • Release Draft Plan for public review and comment
  • Open house to present Draft Plan

Fall 2016-Spring 2017

  • Incorporate public comments and input into Draft Plan
  • Submit draft Plan to Kaua‘i County Planning Commission
  • County Council review
  • Final Adoption