Kapolei from the air by logan sakai  large  large-2 Makakilo-Kapolei’s new neighborhood board rescinds support for area development
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The Makakilo-Kapolei Neighborhood Board vote rescinding support for the Ho‘opili development project and ‘Ewa Development Plan highlights the fact that the six new members of the board all ran on anti-development platforms and do not intend to break their promises. Read More »

Kapolei from the air by logan sakai  large  large Ho‘opili: The fate of prime agricultural land in Hawai‘i
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Ho‘opili, some of the best land for farming in the State, has been arbitrarily exempted from Important Agricultural Land protection and seems doomed to be paved over and turned into a housing development. Read More »

Kapolei from the air by logan sakai  large Soil yourself
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The debate over whether to build a housing development or maintain prime ag land in ‘Ewa has divided communities, politicians and even farmers. No one can seem to agree on the land's actual value one way or another. Turns out the soil type itself can shed some light on which direction is better (and safer) for us all. Read More »

Kapolei from the air by logan sakai  large The Trouble With ʻEwa
  • Land

The ‘Ewa Development Plan is based on a more-than-thirty-year-old vision of a “second-city;” a new urban center in Kapolei and the ‘Ewa plains – long before “sustainability,” “urban sprawl” and “food security” were terms on people’s lips. Read More »

Hoopili moves to city rezoning next year →

Duane Shimogawa, reporting for PBN:

D.R. Horton’s Hawaii-based Schuler Division plans to file a re-zoning petition next year with the City and County of Honolulu for its proposed 11,750-home Hoopili subdivision in West Oahu.
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7 Races Determined by < 300 votes →
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  • Politics
  • Campaigns

One vote never made a difference? More at Office of Elections » Read More »

Ho‘opili against hope

Land Use Commission hearings continue on massive development Read More »

Tom Coffman: Coffman said, “I felt that the public trust, a kind of public compact between Campbell Estate and policy makers and opinion leaders, had been violated. And I felt ill-used in the process.”
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