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Kakaako tower contenders say lower height acceptable

The two companies don't see the current 400-foot limit as a hurdle

By Andrew Gomes

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 21, 2012

~~<p>Two companies vying to develop what would be the tallest building in Hawaii under a plan championed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie said they are willing to stay within the pres&shy;ent 400-foot height limit if the proposed 650-foot tower is not approved.</p>
<p>The competing developers expressed their flexibility at a public hearing Tuesday of the Hawaii Community Development Authority to discuss the $500 million state-initiated project known as 690 Pohu&shy;kaina.</p>
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Two companies vying to develop what would be the tallest building in Hawaii under a plan championed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie said they are willing to stay within the pres­ent 400-foot height limit if the proposed 650-foot tower is not approved.

The competing developers expressed their flexibility at a public hearing Tuesday of the Hawaii Community Development Authority to discuss the $500 million state-initiated project known as 690 Pohu­kaina. Login for more...



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