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Kahuku holdouts missing fair deal


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 09, 2013

~~<p>On the surface, the contentious dispute that has persisted for years in Kahuku Village V appears to mirror a story line familiar to any longtime Hawaii resident: Rich mainland real-estate developer buys precious land and moves to oust poor, local tenants.</p>
<p>But as business reporter Andrew Gomes revealed in a <a href="http://www.staradvertiser.com/specialprojects/2013/kahuku-village/">three-part series in the Star-Advertiser</a> this week, the situation at the former sugar plantation camp on Oahu's North Shore is more complicated than that, and has riven the once tight-knit community.</p>
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On the surface, the contentious dispute that has persisted for years in Kahuku Village V appears to mirror a story line familiar to any longtime Hawaii resident: Rich mainland real-estate developer buys precious land and moves to oust poor, local tenants.

But as business reporter Andrew Gomes revealed in a three-part series in the Star-Advertiser this week, the situation at the former sugar plantation camp on Oahu's North Shore is more complicated than that, and has riven the once tight-knit community. Login for more...



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