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Keep Pupukea project small


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 18, 2014

~~<p>Concerns about overdevelopment on Oahu's North Shore have only intensified in the 10 years since community protests helped scuttle plans to build a major shopping center just across from Sharks Cove. Now that the 2.7-acre parcel has changed hands, some area residents are understandably worried that the new landowner will propose projects that similarly threaten the rural lifestyle they cherish.</p>
<p>The risks of overbuilding are real, and include the potential to worsen already severe traffic along Kamehameha Highway in that area and to harm the fragile marine ecosystems that thrive in the ocean directly across the highway from the parcel.</p>
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Concerns about overdevelopment on Oahu's North Shore have only intensified in the 10 years since community protests helped scuttle plans to build a major shopping center just across from Sharks Cove. Now that the 2.7-acre parcel has changed hands, some area residents are understandably worried that the new landowner will propose projects that similarly threaten the rural lifestyle they cherish.

The risks of overbuilding are real, and include the potential to worsen already severe traffic along Kamehameha Highway in that area and to harm the fragile marine ecosystems that thrive in the ocean directly across the highway from the parcel. Login for more...



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