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Residents praise ruling placing Waikiki sea wall under state’s oversight

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    A sign warns of the condition of a walkway built on the sea wall stretching from 2943 to 3019 Kalakaua Ave.

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The state and Waikiki apartment and condominium owners have wrangled for years over responsibility for deteriorating sea walls along the Gold Coast. The state kept up the sea walls for decades, ending in 2006.

Condominium owners along Waikiki’s Gold Coast celebrated Monday a Hawaii Supreme Court ruling that they said makes clear the state is responsible for maintaining a crumbling sea wall that protects their mostly million-dollar properties. Read more

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