Sale of Hale‘iwa Beach Park land

City seeks to sell popular well-used Haleiwa Beach Park
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An open letter regarding today's city council hearing on the auction of a Hale‘iwa park. Signed by: James Estores, President, Malama Loko Ea Foundation Gabby Kahaulelio, President, Hui o Hee Nalu Bryan Amona and Chris Delaunay, Kailua Schuyler E. “Lucky” Cole, Sunset Beach Linda Legrande, Manoa Elizabeth Reilly, Hawaii Kai William W. “Billy” Saunders, Jr., Honolulu Maile Shimabukuro, Waianae Read More »

Special to The Hawaii Independent
The Hale‘iwa park targeted for sale, adjacent to Jameson's By The Sea restaurant.
Haleiwa hotel: North Shore residents resist land sale, City says park is too expensive
Jade Eckardt
Dozens gathered at last week's North Shore Neighborhood Board meeting to once again try to hear testimony on the proposed sale of City-owned land intended for a community park to build a replica of the Haleiwa Hotel. Board members had to shut down their first attempt at a meeting on the subject last year due to people speaking out of turn. Photos by Jade Eckardt
Special meeting centered on Andy Anderson’s proposed Haleiwa Hotel
Jade Eckardt
Special meeting to hear all sides of Andy Anderson’s proposed Haleiwa Hotel
Jade Eckardt
Andy Anderson shares plans for boutique hotel in Haleiwa during ‘closed meeting’
Jade Eckardt
Above: Hundreds of residents showed up to September's North Shore Neighborhood Board meeting, which presented a proposal to build a replica of the historic Haleiwa Hotel on land, the opposition says, meant for public use. Attendees who couldn't fit inside John Kalili Surf Center had to look on from outside. Below: A panoramic view of Haleiwa Hotel, opened by Benjamin Dillingham in 1898, in a photographic print by Melvin Vaniman.
Coalition formed to prevent the sale of Haleiwa Beach Park land to developer Andy Anderson
Jade Eckardt
Members of Save Haleiwa Beach Park Coalition say land being sought for a planned replica of the historic Haleiwa Hotel is intended specifically for the expansion of the park. The photo below shows portions of Haleiwa Beach Park (outlined in green) that the Honolulu parks department is considering selling to the new owner of Jamesons (outlined in pink).