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Too much, too fast?

Complaints prompt legislative measures to curb the power of the Hawaii Community Development Authority

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 25, 2014

~~<p>State House Majority Leader Scott Saiki, concerned that the Hawaii Community Development Authority has been unresponsive to public complaints about rapid development in Kaka&shy;ako, wants to curtail the authority's power.</p>
<p>Several high-rise condominium projects have been approved in Kaka&shy;ako as private developers seize on the economic recovery and the market demand caused by Hono&shy;lulu's low real estate inventory. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and others hope Kaka&shy;ako will help revitalize Hono&shy;lulu's urban core with the kind of mixed-use development envisioned when the authority was created in 1976.</p>
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State House Majority Leader Scott Saiki, concerned that the Hawaii Community Development Authority has been unresponsive to public complaints about rapid development in Kaka­ako, wants to curtail the authority's power.

Several high-rise condominium projects have been approved in Kaka­ako as private developers seize on the economic recovery and the market demand caused by Hono­lulu's low real estate inventory. Gov. Neil Abercrombie and others hope Kaka­ako will help revitalize Hono­lulu's urban core with the kind of mixed-use development envisioned when the authority was created in 1976. Login for more...



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