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Board nixes Kakaako school plan

  • COURTESY FOREST CITY ENTERPRISES

    A proposal to build a public school on the grounds of a new rental housing development was rejected by the board of the Hawaii Community Development Authority on Wednesday.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER

    A plan to develop two towers with 804 rental apartments mainly for residents with moderate incomes is still alive after a decision by a state board Wednesday. A rendering of the project proposed on state land in Kakaako is shown here.

An effort to add a public elementary school to an affordable rental housing development plan for state land in Kakaako was dashed Wednesday after a state board determined that the change, while desired, would be unfair to a competitive process that produced the original plan. Read more

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