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In Waikiki, panel OKs variance for 350-foot high-rise

The full City Council is set to vote Wednesday on a developer's second Kuhio Avenue tower

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 10, 2014

~~<p>A contentious plan to raise the Wai&shy;kiki height limit for a second hotel-condominium tower on Kuhio Avenue to 350 feet cleared the City Council Zoning Committee on Thursday, but with a requirement that the developer increase the space between the buildings and add open space and other amenities.</p>
<p>Council Zoning Chairman Ikaika Anderson said he wanted to &quot;ensure that these concessions that were offered are in writing&quot; before allowing Resolution 14-38 to advance to the full Council for a final vote Wednesday.</p>
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A contentious plan to raise the Wai­kiki height limit for a second hotel-condominium tower on Kuhio Avenue to 350 feet cleared the City Council Zoning Committee on Thursday, but with a requirement that the developer increase the space between the buildings and add open space and other amenities.

Council Zoning Chairman Ikaika Anderson said he wanted to "ensure that these concessions that were offered are in writing" before allowing Resolution 14-38 to advance to the full Council for a final vote Wednesday. Login for more...



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