Consent Agreement and Final Order ("CAFO") between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9 (“EPA”) and K. Oue, Limited P.O. Box 145 Kealakekua, Hawaii, 96750-0145. Docket No. UIC-09-2020-0013.
Complainant: Amy C. Miller, Director, Enforcement and Compliance Assurance Division, U.S. EPA, Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
Respondent: K. Oue, Limited
Facilities: Tax Map Key 3-7-9-007-042, 79-7454 Hawaii Belt Rd., Kealakekua, HI 96750; Tax Map Key 3-7-9-010-004, 79-7585D Hawaii Belt Rd., Kealakekua, HI 96750; Tax Map Key (3)-7-9-010-089, 79-7583A Hawaii Belt Rd., Kealakekua, HI, 96750.
Description of Business or Activity Conducted by the Respondent: K. Oue, Limited owns and manages apartment rental units.
Alleged Violations: EPA alleges that Respondent owns and/or operates eleven (11) LCCs in violation of the ban that took effect on April 5, 2005 40 C.F.R. § 144.88.
Proposed Order and Penalty: $88,545
Consent Agreement and Final Order: K. Oue, Limited, Kealakekua, Hawaii (PDF)(17 pp, 2 MB,
April 14, 2020)
Consent Agreement and Final Order in the matter of K. Oue, Limited, Kealakekua, Hawaii for Proceedings under Sections 1423(c) of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 300h-2(c). DOCKET NO. UIC-09-2020-0013.
EXHIBIT A: K. Oue Limited Large Capacity Cesspool Inventory (PDF)(1 pg, 135 K,
December 5, 2019)
Describes the eleven (11) large capacity cesspools that are to be closed by April 1, 2021.