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Ho'opili is the line in sand for isle's agriculture lands

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 08, 2012

~~<p>A massive development on the Ewa Plain will help meet a demand for housing as Oahu's population increases by 120,000 through the next two decades, its builder says.</p>
<p>Its opponents contend the master-planned Ho'opili will flood the residential market with excess supply because population will not grow as projected and the kind of housing proposed won't be what buyers want and can afford, nor is it in a desired location. The development will also worsen traffic problems, putting tens of thousands of additional cars on the roads, even with a rail transit system up and running, they say.</p>
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A massive development on the Ewa Plain will help meet a demand for housing as Oahu's population increases by 120,000 through the next two decades, its builder says.

Its opponents contend the master-planned Ho'opili will flood the residential market with excess supply because population will not grow as projected and the kind of housing proposed won't be what buyers want and can afford, nor is it in a desired location. The development will also worsen traffic problems, putting tens of thousands of additional cars on the roads, even with a rail transit system up and running, they say. Login for more...



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