The City Council is set to take a final vote on Castle & Cooke's housing venture
POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 02, 2013
~~<p>Castle & Cooke Hawaii is now one Hono­lulu City Council vote away from obtaining rezoning for its 576-acre Koa Ridge project between Wai­pio and Mili­lani.</p>
Castle & Cooke Hawaii is now one Honolulu City Council vote away from obtaining rezoning for its 576-acre Koa Ridge project between Waipio and Mililani.
The Council Zoning and Planning Committee voted 5-0 Friday to send Bill 48 to the full Council for a final vote, tentatively scheduled for Nov. 13. But as historically has been the case with Koa Ridge, where the demand for housing and jobs has clashed continually with concerns over traffic, urban sprawl and the loss of agricultural lands, approval did not come easily. Committee members Ann Kobayashi and Ron Menor voted with reservations. Login for more...