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All of Oahu should worry about Aina Haina issue

By Wayson Chow

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 10, 2013

~~<p>Residents of Honolulu depend on government agencies to provide clean water, prevent sewage spills and ensure the safety of homes from floods, falling boulders and unstable soil.</p>
<p>A recent commentary by George Atta, director-designate of the city's Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP), claimed that its role in issuing building and grading permits for two single-family Hao Street homes in Aina Haina is merely &quot;ministerial&quot; (<a target="_blank" href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/editorialspremium/20130227__City_followed_law_in_issuing_Hao_Street_development_permit.html">&quot;City followed law in issuing Hao Street development permit,&quot; Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, Feb. 27</a>).</p>
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Residents of Honolulu depend on government agencies to provide clean water, prevent sewage spills and ensure the safety of homes from floods, falling boulders and unstable soil.

A recent commentary by George Atta, director-designate of the city's Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP), claimed that its role in issuing building and grading permits for two single-family Hao Street homes in Aina Haina is merely "ministerial" ("City followed law in issuing Hao Street development permit," Star-Advertiser, Island Voices, Feb. 27). Login for more...



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