Special Report: DLNR plan to lease promising state properties fizzles despite strong real estate market
By Rob Perez firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 19, 2018
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
Since the mid-2000s the Department of Land and Natural Resources has been unable to lease this vacant lot, above, and others in Mill Town Business Park in Waipahu. The sixlot site was among 14 mostly vacant lands the agency identifi ed in 2009 as having the best income-generating potential.
CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
4 Wheels Auto, on property leased from Department of Land and Natural Resources.The dealership is at 1299 Hart St.
DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM
This is a vacant parcel along Kualakai Parkway (on the Diamond Head side) and makai of the on-ramp to H-1 freeway heading east. The large parcel is on both sides of Farrington Hwy. that includes the HART mass transit rail line (from UH West Oahu) as it bends east toward Waipahu.
“We couldn’t just sit back and do nothing. She was trying to do something.”
Land Division administrator, on Gov. Linda Lingle’s administration plan in 2009 to lease promising DLNR properties
ANNA PACHECO / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
A vacant 1.32 acre parcel of land is covered in vegetation in Kawaihae on the Big Island.