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When problems dismissed, resort’s review means little

By Cynthia Oi

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 13, 2012

~~<p>Everyone acknowledges that the plan to massively expand the Turtle Bay Resort to 625 hotel rooms and 750 residences will massively expand the number of minivans, SUVs, convertibles and all variety of motorized vehicles traveling to, from and through the region on its one and only narrow coastal road.</p>
<p>People who live close-in as well as other Oahu residents realize this. Business owners along the thin string of Kamehameha Highway recognize it. State and city officials admit to the unwelcome traffic congestion the resort&rsquo;s enlargement will generate. Even the resort&rsquo;s owners and investors concede the problem, not really needing its new environmental study to tell them so.</p>
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Everyone acknowledges that the plan to massively expand the Turtle Bay Resort to 625 hotel rooms and 750 residences will massively expand the number of minivans, SUVs, convertibles and all variety of motorized vehicles traveling to, from and through the region on its one and only narrow coastal road.

People who live close-in as well as other Oahu residents realize this. Business owners along the thin string of Kamehameha Highway recognize it. State and city officials admit to the unwelcome traffic congestion the resort’s enlargement will generate. Even the resort’s owners and investors concede the problem, not really needing its new environmental study to tell them so. Login for more...



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