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Russell Kokubun

The state agriculture director sees more lands for farming opening up

By Vicki Viotti

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 09, 2012

~~<p>The sides taken in the debate over the Ho&lsquo;opili project are well defined, and it comes down to how farming advocates weigh the residential and commercial development of 1,554 acres of prime farming land in Ewa.</p>
<p>D.R. Horton's Hawaii Schuler Division, the developer, has drawn some to its side, while opponents have been making the case for preservation of the agricultural acreage in hearings that are grinding on before the state Land Use Commission.</p>
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The sides taken in the debate over the Ho‘opili project are well defined, and it comes down to how farming advocates weigh the residential and commercial development of 1,554 acres of prime farming land in Ewa.

D.R. Horton's Hawaii Schuler Division, the developer, has drawn some to its side, while opponents have been making the case for preservation of the agricultural acreage in hearings that are grinding on before the state Land Use Commission. Login for more...



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