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Kailua land offering bears close watching


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 30, 2013

~~<p>Kailua residents feel intensely protective about their hometown, even if most of them own only the tiniest piece of it, at the most. Kaneohe Ranch is one of the major landlords, however, and when its plans for redeveloping 15 acres in the town center were discussed in long-running community meetings, the community turned out in force.</p>
<p>That was about 10 years ago, and the master plan that was drawn up in that process has been roughly two-thirds executed. Kailua is much more a shopping attraction than it once was. The added traffic still draws complaints from the kamaaina, but the vision of a more walkable town center that the community largely endorsed is well underway.</p>
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Kailua residents feel intensely protective about their hometown, even if most of them own only the tiniest piece of it, at the most. Kaneohe Ranch is one of the major landlords, however, and when its plans for redeveloping 15 acres in the town center were discussed in long-running community meetings, the community turned out in force.

That was about 10 years ago, and the master plan that was drawn up in that process has been roughly two-thirds executed. Kailua is much more a shopping attraction than it once was. The added traffic still draws complaints from the kamaaina, but the vision of a more walkable town center that the community largely endorsed is well underway. Login for more...



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