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Manoa Marketplace monkeypods get to stay, landowner says

  • NINA WU / NWU@STARADVERTISER.COM

    The much-loved monkeypod trees will continue to shelter shoppers at Manoa Marketplace. The plan to move the trees, whose roots are causing cracks in the parking lot, left, was shelved after nearly 20,000 people signed a petition to keep them in place.

After more than 19,000 signatures to an online petition and pushback from the community, Alexander & Baldwin announced Friday it would retain all 17 monkeypod trees at Manoa Marketplace. One, however, will have to be relocated. Read more

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