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Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii

Turtle Bay Resort Back With Less Ambitious Plan

Turtle Bay Resort Back With Less Ambitious Plan

Hotel seeking more modest expansion on Oahu's North Shore.

Commute Travel Time: Hawaii Towns 2009

U.S. Census demographic data shows commute travel town for workers in 131 Hawaii towns.

Commute Departure Time: Hawaii Towns 2009

U.S. Census demographic data shows the time workers started their commute in 131 Hawaii towns.

Means of Transportation: Hawaii Towns 2009

U.S. Census demographic data shows carpool and public transit rates in 131 Hawaii towns.

Hawaii Developers Facing Tougher Requirements

Hawaii Legislature and county councils have added significant burdens, UH law professor says.
Who Paid for Poll Showing Support for Development?

Who Paid for Poll Showing Support for Development?

Firm pushing Laie expansion signed check, designed questions for new survey.
Carlisle: Landfill Always Compliant With Permits

Carlisle: Landfill Always Compliant With Permits

Honolulu mayor mistaken in describing Waste Management's record.
Dump DéJà Vu

Dump DéJà Vu

There's something familiar about the formation of a mayor's task force to recommend a site for a new landfill: The same thing happened in 2003.
After Landfill Spill, Lots of Questions, Few Answers

After Landfill Spill, Lots of Questions, Few Answers

Civil Beat investigation finds a lack of regulation and confusion over responsibilities in the wake of major rainstorm.
Once Adversaries, Aila and Army Now Teaming Up

Once Adversaries, Aila and Army Now Teaming Up

The new director of the Department of Land and Natural Resources will work with military — sometimes.
Old Proposal Alive Under New Land Chief

Old Proposal Alive Under New Land Chief

Some worried transition would shelve amendments, but Aila is on board.

Hawaii’s an Early Place, and It’s Getting Earlier

With carpooling and mass transit use down, island workers are leaving for their jobs earlier to avoid traffic and shorten their commutes.
Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii