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Park beachfront should stay open


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 14, 2012

~~<p>The city is looking into the possibility of building an ocean safety substation next to the Waikiki Aquarium along Kapiolani Park's beach, but the process may not be as easy as imagined. Nor should it be, given the precious nature of public waterfront sites.</p>
<p>The city seems to have control over the park, but several citizen groups deserve a say &mdash; and we agree with their position that the city should dismiss the idea of putting an administration building at such a sensitive shoreline area.</p>
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The city is looking into the possibility of building an ocean safety substation next to the Waikiki Aquarium along Kapiolani Park's beach, but the process may not be as easy as imagined. Nor should it be, given the precious nature of public waterfront sites.

The city seems to have control over the park, but several citizen groups deserve a say — and we agree with their position that the city should dismiss the idea of putting an administration building at such a sensitive shoreline area. Login for more...



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