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Build Honolulu upward or outward, but not both

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 10, 2011

~~<p>That&rsquo;s going to be one colossal building kissing the Kakaako sky if all goes as intended by the state agency that gets to decide such things.</p>
<p>What&rsquo;s more, the edifice may not be the only structure stretching into the wild blue yonder, if the Hawaii Community Development Authority changes vertical limits in the neighborhood from the current 400 feet to 650 feet, the height envisioned for the tower at what has been dubbed the 690 Pohukaina project.</p>
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That’s going to be one colossal building kissing the Kakaako sky if all goes as intended by the state agency that gets to decide such things.

What’s more, the edifice may not be the only structure stretching into the wild blue yonder, if the Hawaii Community Development Authority changes vertical limits in the neighborhood from the current 400 feet to 650 feet, the height envisioned for the tower at what has been dubbed the 690 Pohukaina project. Login for more...



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