Nohonani Condominium Seawall Repair

Year:               2015  IMG_0765
Project:      Seawall Repair
Client:             Nohonani Condominium
Contact:         Gladys Hernandez-Kamalani
                        Hawaii First Community Association Management
                        24 Church Street, Suite 208
                        Wailuku, HI 96793
Telephone:     808-244-7788  and 792-3033
Email:               Gladys@hawaiifirst.com

 

Permits Obtained & Processing Time:
  • Discretionary – permits obtained in 39 days
  • Ministerial – permits obtained in 58 days
Discretionary Ministerial
Special Management Area (SMA) Minor Permit Flood Development Permit
Shoreline Setback Approval Building Permit
Environmental Assessment Exemption Grading Permit
Emergency SMA Approval  

 Special Circumstances:

  • Required proof of non-conforming, legal status of seawall’s construction.
  • Quickly addressed and remedied State Historic Preservation Division concerns over excavation.
  • Some site plans of the building’s construction were available, but none indicating the seawall.
  • Obtained archival evidence of an existing state-certified shoreline that indicated there were no encroachments onto State property or jurisdiction.

Nohonani1

Before repair showing rear yard collapse due to wave over topping and undermining of the seawall

Nohonani3

After repair showing rear yard and new wave over wash lip to prevent wave overtopping.

1 repair

After repair view from the beach showing over wash lip and seawall cap.

2 repair

 

Client Comments:

From Maryann Haas, President Nohonani AOAO

phpurplelady@aol.com

1 March, 2015

Aloha, Thorne, Clay, Gladys,

The entire Board and all the Homeowners of Nohonani AOAO are truly indebted to you for your diligence, perseverance, intellectual approach and reassurance, helping us to finally receive our permits!

And, as Clay wrote:  "Many Thanks to Thorne for his excellent work."

We are so VERY PROUD of everyone's effort.  We are a GREAT SEAWALL CONSTRUCTION TEAM: Consultant Thorne Abbott, Contractor Clay Scott, MA Gladys Hernandez Kamalani, RM Joe Webb, and the 5 BOD: Vice President, Ron Elioff, Secretary Karan Foss, Treasurer Tip Tyler, Rick Degen, Director at Large, and myself,  Maryann Haas, President.  We truly worked together, as a Team, to GET THE JOB DONE!  WE DID IT!!!

Glady informs us that:  "We are poised and ready to proceed on the 23rd."

MUSIC TO MY EARS!  BEST NEWS I HAVE HEARD IN A LONG TIME!!!

THANK YOU AGAIN, FOR ALL YOUR HELP,  MARYANN

From Gladys Hernandez-Kamalani, Hawaii First Management Company

gladys@hawaiifirst.com

 Thank you, Maryann, for your kind words.  We would not have been able to accomplish this without the help of Thorne and Clay.

Everyone deserves a pat on the back and a drink to toast this milestone

 

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