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Spike OHA's Kakaako proposal


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 31, 2014

~~<p>Consider how passionately Honolulu residents have defended Kakaako Makai as a public asset to be managed carefully. With that memory as a backdrop, the proposal to allow residential development on waterfront parcels the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs owns stands as an appalling idea.</p>
<p>Ensuring that this land is reserved for more public uses was the result of a hard-fought campaign waged only eight years ago. Lawmakers should discard this revived plan, and quickly.</p>
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Consider how passionately Honolulu residents have defended Kakaako Makai as a public asset to be managed carefully. With that memory as a backdrop, the proposal to allow residential development on waterfront parcels the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs owns stands as an appalling idea.

Ensuring that this land is reserved for more public uses was the result of a hard-fought campaign waged only eight years ago. Lawmakers should discard this revived plan, and quickly. Login for more...



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