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PLDC is genuine opportunity for Hawaii

By William Aila

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 07, 2012

~~<p>Although more extreme than some may have expected, statewide attention on the Public Land Development Corporation (PLDC) is a welcome sign and, as it so happens, necessary to the fulfillment of the intent of the 2011 law that created it.</p>
<p>Still, it is clear that without adequate advance explanation, the public could not help but assume the worst when the PLDC's draft administrative rules were posted in July for public comment. But at this point in the process, calls to abolish the PLDC are counterproductive, particularly when there is so much yet to be defined.</p>
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Although more extreme than some may have expected, statewide attention on the Public Land Development Corporation (PLDC) is a welcome sign and, as it so happens, necessary to the fulfillment of the intent of the 2011 law that created it.

Still, it is clear that without adequate advance explanation, the public could not help but assume the worst when the PLDC's draft administrative rules were posted in July for public comment. But at this point in the process, calls to abolish the PLDC are counterproductive, particularly when there is so much yet to be defined. Login for more...



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