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Public land development should have public involved

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 16, 2012

~~<p>Few things aggravate the masters of wealth and power in Hawaii more than allowing land, harbors and coastlines to lie unproductive, meaning not generating hard cash in some way or another.</p>
<p>This displeasure becomes more piercing when the properties belong to the state and its taxpayers, and cost money to keep in good condition for public use, conservation or preservation. After all, there's only so much to go around to maintain the state Capitol and its air conditioning, and to dole out to the tourism industry via government bureaus assigned to its feeding and care.</p>
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Few things aggravate the masters of wealth and power in Hawaii more than allowing land, harbors and coastlines to lie unproductive, meaning not generating hard cash in some way or another.

This displeasure becomes more piercing when the properties belong to the state and its taxpayers, and cost money to keep in good condition for public use, conservation or preservation. After all, there's only so much to go around to maintain the state Capitol and its air conditioning, and to dole out to the tourism industry via government bureaus assigned to its feeding and care. Login for more...



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