Board of Variances & Appeals


  • Second and Fourth Thursday of each month

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  • Caron Green (Lanai) 3/31/2025-Chairperson
  • Ivan Lay (Haiku) 3/31/2025-Vice-Chairperson
  • Charlene Shibuya (Wailuku) 3/31/2026
  • Ross Takashima (Molokai) 3/31/2026
  • Harry Hecht (Kihei) 3/31/2027
  • Edward Rickord (Wailuku) 3/31/2027
  • Deborah Vial (Haiku) 3/31/2028
  • Vacant
  • Vacant


Hears and determines applications for variances from the strict application of any general plan, zoning, subdivision or building ordinances. Holds public hearing prior to ruling on a variance application and issues findings of fact and conclusions of law on decisions granting or denying variance applications.

Hears and determines appeals alleging error from any person aggrieved by a decision or order of any department charged with the enforcement of zoning, subdivision and building ordinances.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Supporting Department: Department of Planning 
Phone: (808) 270-7735
Fax: (808) 270-7634
Secondary Contact, Office of the Mayor: (808) 270-7855