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Land Use In Hawaii

Hoopili and Koa Ridge Just Aren’t Pono

Pono growth does not pit preservation of prime farmland against urban development.
More States Turn to Private Companies to Develop Public Lands

More States Turn to Private Companies to Develop Public Lands

Hawaii joins national trend, seeking private help to fix ailing public infrastructure.
Sierra Club Poised to Strike Again Screenshot of Hoopili Map

Sierra Club Poised to Strike Again

On the heels of victory against Koa Ridge, group sets its sights on derailing Hoopili.
Committee Expands Search for New Landfill Site

Committee Expands Search for New Landfill Site

Advisory Committee wants Board of Water Supply to tell it whether there are any other possible sites.
Controlling the Damage at Kaena Point

Controlling the Damage at Kaena Point

Curbing off-roaders with permits, signs and boulders among new proposed rules.
Senator Could Give Hoopili Opponents Clout

Senator Could Give Hoopili Opponents Clout

Clayton Hee weighing use of government lawyer in defense of ag land.
In the Shadow of the Train, Landowners Stand to Gain

In the Shadow of the Train, Landowners Stand to Gain

UPDATED Two developers, government control land near rail route.
Ewa Development Hearing All About Optics

Ewa Development Hearing All About Optics

Hoopili meeting shows proponents aren't messing around.
Hoopili Wins Over Neighborhood Skeptics

Hoopili Wins Over Neighborhood Skeptics

Kapolei land development project heads to Land Use Commission.
Laie Hotel Advances, But Flooding Still A Concern

Laie Hotel Advances, But Flooding Still A Concern

Developer makes small gains as Honolulu City Council heads to Koolau Loa to engage community.
Stalled Once, Developer Returns With New Master Plan For Ewa, Kapolei

Stalled Once, Developer Returns With New Master Plan For Ewa, Kapolei

New Hoopili plan for Leeward Oahu focuses on sustainability.
Land Use In Hawaii