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Land Use In Hawaii

Waihee and Cayetano: Hoopili Flaunts Mandate to Protect Ag Land

Waihee and Cayetano: Hoopili Flaunts Mandate to Protect Ag Land

Constitution requires state to hold on to farm land and sustain local food production.
Hoopili Symbolizes Direction of Oahu’s Future

Hoopili Symbolizes Direction of Oahu’s Future

Ag versus urban development clash as opponents invoke larger policy debates.
State Supports Hoopili, But Top Official Will Testify For Opponents

State Supports Hoopili, But Top Official Will Testify For Opponents

Sen. Hee has called Hawaii water chief William Tam to testify at hearing on proposed Ewa development.
Hawaii’s Past Governors Say No to Hoopili

Hawaii’s Past Governors Say No to Hoopili

Cayetano and Waihee will testify against the proposed 11,750-home Ewa development.

Raising Honolulu’s Building Height: Sustainable Density or Vertical Sprawl?

We cannot let our fear of urban sprawl push us to the extremes of 60-story buildings like 690 Pohukaina.

UH Law Professor Tapped for Land Trust Expertise in ‘The Descendants’

Randall Roth got a screen credit for help with Academy Award-nominated film.
Hawaii Land Development Corp Still Controversial

Hawaii Land Development Corp Still Controversial

The PLDC is under attack even as its main supporter seeks to expand its powers.
Aloun Farms Throws Its Support Behind Hoopili

Aloun Farms Throws Its Support Behind Hoopili

Owners of the farm will be displaced by the development, but say they can find other land.
Farm Land Flip Flop? Hawaii Ag Officials Change Position on Hoopili D.R. Horton's Schuler Division

Farm Land Flip Flop? Hawaii Ag Officials Change Position on Hoopili

Once considered bad news for Oahu farming, state now says Hoopili is OK.
Did Abercrombie Flip-Flop on Hoopili?

Did Abercrombie Flip-Flop on Hoopili?

Environmental groups say he promised to stop the master-planned community while running for governor.
Land Use In Hawaii