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Land Use In Hawaii

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.
State Wrestles With How To Make Developers Keep Their Promises

State Wrestles With How To Make Developers Keep Their Promises

Legal case could have far-reaching implications for developers and land use law in Hawaii.
Rule of Law — Does it Really Exist on Molokai?

Rule of Law — Does it Really Exist on Molokai?

No one has been held to account for actions blocking eco-tourist vessel that complied with laws and regulations.
Ernie Els Golf Course Has Yet to Deliver on Ewa Community Benefits Civil Beat

Ernie Els Golf Course Has Yet to Deliver on Ewa Community Benefits

Gone are promised kamaaina rates. Community fund still waiting on its $1.4 million.
Hawaii Ag Corporation Ousts Longtime Director in Controversial Vote

Hawaii Ag Corporation Ousts Longtime Director in Controversial Vote

Some board members said the hiring of the new director was rigged.
Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

UPDATED Development unnecessary because so many lots are already set for construction.
AG, DLNR Back Pedal On Problems With Land Development Corp

AG, DLNR Back Pedal On Problems With Land Development Corp

Concerns alleviated after senator meets with governor staff and others.
Land Use In Hawaii