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OHA understood restrictions on development in Kakaako Makai

By Marcus Oshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 20, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">The Hatfields and the McCoys. Mention either of these families and thoughts of unpardonable sins, generational grievances, and collateral damage come to mind. But despite all that had happened between these two families, at some point, peace was finally restored.</span></p>
<p>Kakaako Makai was intended to manifest the peace between the state of Hawaii and Native Hawaiians. The state and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) agreed to settle their differences over millions of dollars in ceded land revenues without an admission of fault so that both could focus on good relations going forward. As settlement in 2012, the state agreed to convey, in lieu of cash, lands in Kakaako Makai to OHA that were worth approximately $200 million. At the time, there was already a restriction in place dating back to 2006 prohibiting residential development there.</p>
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The Hatfields and the McCoys. Mention either of these families and thoughts of unpardonable sins, generational grievances, and collateral damage come to mind. But despite all that had happened between these two families, at some point, peace was finally restored.

Kakaako Makai was intended to manifest the peace between the state of Hawaii and Native Hawaiians. The state and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) agreed to settle their differences over millions of dollars in ceded land revenues without an admission of fault so that both could focus on good relations going forward. As settlement in 2012, the state agreed to convey, in lieu of cash, lands in Kakaako Makai to OHA that were worth approximately $200 million. At the time, there was already a restriction in place dating back to 2006 prohibiting residential development there. Login for more...



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