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City Council acting hastily on Koa Ridge

By Anthony Aalto

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 08, 2013

~~<p>This week lobbyists for David Murdoch, the billionaire owner of Castle &amp; Cooke, are trying to muscle the City Council's zoning committee into approving construction of Koa Ridge, a mega-suburb of up to 5,000 homes and half-a-million square feet of commercial space on the second-most productive food farm in the state.</p>
<p>Word in the corridors of Honolulu Hale is that the plutocrat's minions will get their way.</p>
~~

This week lobbyists for David Murdoch, the billionaire owner of Castle & Cooke, are trying to muscle the City Council's zoning committee into approving construction of Koa Ridge, a mega-suburb of up to 5,000 homes and half-a-million square feet of commercial space on the second-most productive food farm in the state.

Word in the corridors of Honolulu Hale is that the plutocrat's minions will get their way. Login for more...



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