Conservation Plans and Agreements




Habitat Conservation Plan

Data Definitions

Title
Kaheawa Wind Power II (KWPII) - Maui
USFWS Region(s)
1
USFWS Field Office(s)
Pacific Islands Fish And Wildlife Office
Permits
TE27260A-0
Status
I
NEPA Process
environmental assessment
Involved Agency
USFWS
Budget Type
No budget type
  • Date Information
  • Date Assistance Initiated
    07/2009
    Date Application Received
    No info
    Date of Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS
    ---
    Date Noticed in Federal Register
    11/09/2010
    Date Permit Issued
    01/03/2012
    Date Application Withdrawn
    ---
    Date Permit Expired
    ---
    Date Permit Denied
    ---
    Date Permit Suspended
    ---
    Date Permit Revoked
    ---
  • Area Description Information
  • Location
    143 acre site at Kaheawa Pastures above Maalaea, on southwestern slopes of West Maui Mountains, in southwestern portion of the Island of Maui, Maui County, HI.
    Listed Species
  • Bat, Hawaiian hoary - (Lasiurus cinereus semotus) Entire E
  • Goose, Hawaiian - (Branta (=Nesochen) sandvicensis) Entire E
  • Petrel, Hawaiian - (Pterodroma sandwichensis) Entire E
  • Shearwater, Newell's Townsend's - (Puffinus auricularis newelli) Entire T
  • Non-Listed Species
    No non-listed species
    Habitat
    Rocky ridges, mixed grasslands and shrublands; vegetation is mostly grasses and low-growing shrubs, with occasional small trees in the wetter gullies. Of 57 plant species in project area, 24 are native plant species, 15 are endemic and 9 are indigenous to the Hawaiian Islands.
    States
  • Hawaii
  • Size (Total Area Covered, by State)
  • 143 acres (Hawaii)
  • Enrolled Size (Total Area Enrolled, by State)
    Data not available
    Encompassed Planning Area? (by state)
  • No
  • Acreage Protected
    No info
    Acreage Created/Enhanced/Restored
    No info
    Acreage Adversely Affected
    43 acres
  • Other Information
  • Applicant Type
    corporation
    Land Use
    utility/infrastructure
    Duration
    20 years, 0 months
    Reporting Frequency
    Semi-annual findings of scavenging & searcher efficency trials & results of mitigation. Annual summary of downed wildlife monitoring. During construction weekly reports of Hawaiian goose activity.
    Report Received Date(s)
    No info
    Monitoring Notes
    No info
    Additional Notes
    The KWPII project is associated with and is located approximately 2,000 feet southeast of the southern end of the KWPI (Kaheawa Pastures Wind) project. The project is located within two parcels that are designated as State Conservation land, both of which are entirely owned by the State of Hawaii; approximately 135 ac of land are located within parcel Tax Map Key (TMK)(2) 3-6-001:014 and 8 ac of land are located within parcel TMK (2) 4-8-001:001.
    Plan/Agreement Documents
    Set of Findings
    NEPA - FONSI
    The HCP
    NEPA - EA
    Biological Opinion
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    Federal Register Documents
    Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit; Construction and Operation of Kaheawa II Wind Energy Generation Facility, Maui, HI; Draft Habitat Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment (02/08/2011)
    Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Permit; Construction and Operation of Kaheawa II Wind Energy Generation Facility, Maui, HI; Draft Habitat Conservation Plan and Draft Environmental Assessment (11/09/2010)

    Report generated on: February 11, 2016
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