Hawaii landowner cancels condo plans to protect surf spot

KAILUA-KONA — A Hawaii developer has agreed to cancel a planned condominium project to preserve a surfing area.

West Hawaii Today reported Wednesday that the landowner has agreed to work toward building a public space rather than the proposed five-story residence near the Banyans.

The Banyans is a popular surfing spot on the north side of Holualoa Bay.

Property owner Kilohana Makai LLC met in a second mediation session Monday with people involved in a case challenging plans for the condominium.

A spokesman says Kilohana Makai will work over the next year to 15 months to convert the 14,450-square-foot (1,342-square-meter) lot on the Big Island into a community space.

Officials say Hawaii County could buy the property via a commission that maintains a list of properties considered “worthy of preservation.”


Information from: West Hawaii Today, http://www.westhawaiitoday.com

  1. Must July 11, 2019 10:14 am Reply

    Must be having fun not doing their jobs at the Prosecuting attorney’s office. KARMA for being part of the corrupt judicial system on Kauai.

    Did you all receive raises and is the office attracting the best and most qualified candidates?

    I can tell you that them jokers are the problem for this mess.

    The DNAU is a scam for do nothing blow hards.

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