HoKua Place EIS approved

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A handful of residents sit in the audience at the state Land Use Commission hearing for the HoKua Place project’s final environmental impact statement, which was approved in a five-one vote by the commission.

KAPAA — The state Land Use Commission on Tuesday approved the final environmental impact statement for a petition to rezone 97 acres in Kapaa for urban use, making way for a proposed residential development.