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Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii

Kakaako Rising: Is This Community Development?

Kakaako Rising: Is This Community Development?

UPDATED Residents' concerns about new building proposals have lawmakers questioning whether HCDA should exist.
Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Governor’s Nominee to Board of Land and Natural Resources Draws Criticism

Critics say choosing the manager of a company with a contested development project would send wrong message.
Lawmakers: Waimanu Project Would Be First High-Rise Next to Another

Lawmakers: Waimanu Project Would Be First High-Rise Next to Another

State and city lawmakers have serious concerns over proposed development.
Report: More Traffic Will Clog North Shore If Turtle Bay Expands Dan Zelikman/ Civil Beat

Report: More Traffic Will Clog North Shore If Turtle Bay Expands

But state and city officials say they can't stop the project.
Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

U.S. Senate candidate emphasizes her commitment to Native Hawaiian land ownership.
North Shore Loses Top Environmental Advocate in House Race Flickr.com

North Shore Loses Top Environmental Advocate in House Race

Local groups fear Turtle Bay and Laie expansion plans.
Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

Native Hawaiians Sue City Over Haleiwa Park Sale

UPDATED Lawsuit alleges that city is bowing to special interests and blocking public access.
A Real Plan for Supporting Hawaii Farmers and Creating Jobs

A Real Plan for Supporting Hawaii Farmers and Creating Jobs

Agriculture is at a critical crossroads in Hawaii now more than ever.
Hawaii Land Corp. Pushes Forward on Projects, Despite Lack of Rules

Hawaii Land Corp. Pushes Forward on Projects, Despite Lack of Rules

Public lands group eyes first projects — bees, a golf course and developing farmlands.
Aloha, Oprah! Big Wind Developer May Be Celeb’s New Maui Neighbor

Aloha, Oprah! Big Wind Developer May Be Celeb’s New Maui Neighbor

UPDATED Bio-Logical Capital is pursuing Hana Ranch purchase.

Ewa Planning Decision Will Have Brutal Consequences for All

City administration is ramming Leeward development plan through without public input. Hearing on Wednesday.

Why People Can’t Afford to Live in Hawaii

Can we do something about being the most unaffordable place in America?
Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii