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Temporary ban on super-size houses advances

  • DENNIS ODA / NOV. 10

    Lawmakers moved to temporarily ban building permits for houses with more than 3,500 square feet. A “monster” house is perched on Metcalf Street across from the University Lab School.

In a move designed to keep in check the increasing number of large-scale houses on Oahu, a Honolulu City Council committee Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a temporary ban on building permits for houses with more than 3,500 square feet of living area. Read more

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