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Humane Society seeks to extend low-cost lease

The $1-a-year deal through 2068 is key to ensuring support, agency officials say

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Oct 27, 2013

~~<p>The Hawaiian Humane Society would retain control over the 2.5-acre Moiliili site it has called home for decades under a new $1-a-year lease agreement before the Honolulu City Council. The deal would last 55 years.</p>
<p>Humane Society officials said the lease extension is necessary because they are in the midst of a fundraising drive for a $7 million improvement and renovation project and an extension would give potential donors assurance that the nonprofit will continue operating at the Waialae Avenue location.</p>
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The Hawaiian Humane Society would retain control over the 2.5-acre Moiliili site it has called home for decades under a new $1-a-year lease agreement before the Honolulu City Council. The deal would last 55 years.

Humane Society officials said the lease extension is necessary because they are in the midst of a fundraising drive for a $7 million improvement and renovation project and an extension would give potential donors assurance that the nonprofit will continue operating at the Waialae Avenue location. Login for more...



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