Wednesday, 05 March 2014 12:35
Hello Sand Draggers!
We're very pleased to announce that a new sponsor has come on-board for Sand Drags! Please welcome Pinky Tows as an official track sponsor! Pinky Tows will be contributing to a portion of the purse for Sand Drags for the coming year! Thanks to their sponsorship, we'll now be able to offer a purse for all brackets at Sand Drags!
We're currently looking for additional sponsors to contribute to the purse for Sand Drags. We're hoping to provide both monetary and prizes to our winners. If you're interested in becoming a sponsor for Sand Drags, please let contact us at (808) 782-7432. We can offer great incentives and advertising for your company!
Sand Draggers, please pass the word on! We hope to see all of you at the March 23rd event!
Wednesday, 05 March 2014 12:57
Mark your dates now, here's the calendar for March 2014! Come join us at one of these awesome events!
Wednesday, 26 February 2014 23:20
Copyright: Kalaeloa Raceway Park. Photographer: Nick Latulip
Saturday, 01 February 2014 00:00
At the following links you will find the 2014 Season Rules. Click the link to read and print these rules.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at (808) 782-7432 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kalaeloa Raceway Park
Sunday, 22 December 2013 19:05
All of us here at Kalaeloa Raceway Park would like to give a huge MAHALO to Gerard Elmore & his crew for coming out and putting together this wonderful video of our track in action! And another big MAHALO to Cliff Poteet (Mini-Truck & Hula-X racer) for introducing Gerard to the Grace Ohana & KRP. Filmed with Black Magic Cameeras in an anamorphic presentation, this is one epic video. Please enjoy and share with your friends and let'em know there's more to come in 2014!
Thursday, 06 February 2014 20:41
Hello Racers and Supporters,
We have posted the video from the Hawaiian Affairs Committee Briefing held on Jan 17th, 2014.
If you have been following the story thus far by watching our videos, you will know that we had given the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) until December 31st to contact us with a plan to address and resolve our issues concerning Kalaeloa Raceway Park.
As a result of this, we reached out to our Senators and requested an informational briefing on the actions of DHHL with the Hawaiian Affairs Committee, that was then held on Friday, January 17th at the State Capitol. We considered this the to be the next step in resolving our current situation.
The end result of this meeting was that the Hawaiian Affairs Committee recognized the problems derived from DHHL's actions, including a Personality Driven administration and the fact that DHHL has the right to exempt their properties from permitting requirements such as the letter originally allowing KRP to operate without them plus the other companies that are continuing to be exempted.
In addition, the Comittee identified that Kalaeloa Raceway Park detrimentally relied on the guidance provided initially by DHHL, and asked DHHL whether they could grandfather and work out our issues due to that detrimental reliance. It was also suggested that DHHL recognize our need and allow us to use the lower portion of our property as originally agreed to in our revocable permit.
We are very pleased that the Senate recognized our issues and look forward to sitting down with DHHL with a proposed solution.We'll keep you updated on our progress and thank you for your support.
The video contains testimony and Q&A from DHHL, KRP owner Mr. George Grace III, Sabrina Grace, Michael Kitchens, and the Hawaiian Affairs Committee.
Of special note, please follow the links to specific segments of the briefing:
Testimony of George Grace III & Sabrina Grace
DHHL questioned upon whether their permitting policy is by written guidance, and why was KRP allowed to be exempted initially. DHHL admits ability to exempt:
Definition of Detrimental Reliance & how it affects KRP:
Suggestion to grandfather KRP due to Detrimental Reliance:
Revocable Permit allows KRP to bring in moderate amount of dirt with exemption and prior approval:
Under Detrimental Reliance, the victim (KRP) is made whole:
Personality Driven Exemptions:
Senator Clayton Hee definse that DHHL should not conduct policy by written guidelines, not verbal discussion
KRP Owner, George Grace III Q&A:
Proof that other companies have and are still being exempted by DHHL:
Michael Kitchens provides information on sensitive cultural sites on lower portion of property, and that HCDA/DHHL shoud have known this information:
KRP would like to thank the following people who provided public testimony for and against the project. It's important for everyone to take part in our legislative system and we are appreciative of anyone who participates in the government process.
The following attached testimony is public knowledge and you may click to read their testimony.
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