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Articles pertaining to the development of land and other resources, in Hawaii and elsewhere, for public and private use. Because Hawaii is an archipelago, the balance between conservation of resources and development of these resources for use is a perpetual back and forth, and finding ways to develop intelligently and sustainably is of paramount importance in the islands.

Tapestries orange rouge  large  large Unveiling the Kalihi 21st Century Transformation Initiative
  • Announcement

Plan includes a possible redevelopment of the land parcel on which the current OCCC facility is built. Read More »

Proposed revisions to Central O‘ahu Plan available for review
  • Announcement
Will Caron
Controversy brews over Larsen’s Beach access →
  • News Report
Joan Conrow
A proposed fencing project would block this lateral trail to Larsen's Beach across Waioli Corp. land (above). A sign posted at the Larsen's Beach parking lot warns of the dangerous conditions (below). The public has a recorded access to Larsen's, but the trail, as seen here from the beach, has fallen out of its legal alignment (bottom).
Protests continue against Wailua Beach bike path →
  • News Report
Joan Conrow
Kauai residents have been holding signs in front of Wailua Beach to protest plans to build a bike path there.
Kauai Planning Commission refuses to revisit burials issue →
  • News Report
Joan Conrow
Native Hawaiians continue to maintain an ahu erected to commemorate some 30 ancient burials on a North Shore Kauai lot where Joe Brescia is building the house that is visible behind the black dust fence.
Kauai launches IAL study →
  • News Report
Joan Conrow
Conservation groups ask courts to hear case on outdated Turtle Bay EIS →
  • News Report
Jade Eckardt
The root concern for the plaintiffs is that Turtle Bay's 1985 EIS could remain valid for hundreds of years, even if there are major hurricanes, drastic shoreline erosion, or other significant changes to the community and the land, a legal precedent that could impact numerous other developments that have received some approval but have remained inactive for years.
Supreme court asked to review Turtle Bay expansion
  • News Report
Jade Eckardt
Kuilima Resort Company plans to increase the Turtle Bay Resort's current number of rooms from less than 500 to 4000 hotel and condominium units.
Company plans to bring industrial park to tropic lands →
  • News Report
Samson Kaala Reiny
Hawai’i mayors seek federal funding for infrastructure projects, new jobs
  • News Report
Travis Quezon
Governor releases $9 million for ongoing state projects
  • Announcement
Travis Quezon

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