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Land Use In Hawaii

Why People Can’t Afford to Live in Hawaii

Can we do something about being the most unaffordable place in America?
Does the Sale of a Hawaiian Island Matter?

Does the Sale of a Hawaiian Island Matter?

It's hard to see immediate policy implications of billionaire land transfer.
State Approves Hoopili, Court Challenge Expected

State Approves Hoopili, Court Challenge Expected

Hawaii Land Use Commission approves 12,000-home master-planned community in 8-1 vote.
Final Decision on Hoopili Delayed Despite Opponents’ Protests

Final Decision on Hoopili Delayed Despite Opponents’ Protests

Hawaii Land Use Commission faces July deadline to rule on whether project can move forward.
DHHL Funding on Shaky Ground Despite Supreme Court Ruling Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

DHHL Funding on Shaky Ground Despite Supreme Court Ruling

UPDATED Waiting list for Native Hawaiian homestead plots stands at more than 20,000.

Hawaii Supreme Court: State Must Fund Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands

Court says Hawaii's track record of supporting DHHL is poor.
Civil Beat Poll – To Preserve or Develop Hawaii Land?

Civil Beat Poll – To Preserve or Develop Hawaii Land?

Just 14 percent of voters say state needs more growth.

Why Environmental Exemptions Are A Terrible Policy For Hawaii

North Shore representative says SB755 supporters won't cite specifics on where projects are being held up.
Land Use In Hawaii