Council approves Waipouli land condemnation
LIHU‘E — Wednesday, the Kaua‘i County Council decided to move forward with the condemnation of land between the Island on the Beach Resort and ocean, ensuring another section of the Ke Ala Hele Makalae shared-use coastal path can be completed in Waipouli.
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sounds like without rich property owners covering all of the property taxes and free money from the federal government, this place would be broke……
Good luck with the planned homeless drug using criminal walkway/bikeway to be created. It will serve them well so that they can go from resort to resort to break into condo units, steal items from residents and the resort owners, and leave needles behind, and make a quick getaway via bike. The path will make some people very rich at the cost of Kauai residents, property owners, and visitors alike. Isn’t corruption wonderful!
LOL, Can’t buy it, steal it, so you “condemn” it? That says it more than all other things our gOObermentopoliticojudiciomilitary pundits mobsters Do-Do, that keep pushing the Ruse with their gucci attire and go-pro-9 circus clown masters! What part of “Game Over” do you all NOT understand?
Between 1900 and 2016 mean sea levels rose 20cm which less than 8 inches. That’s the science and that’s the facts. I encourage people to learn more because it’s a lie that sea levels are going to rise “several feet by 2100”.
County council represents not enough time to do it right the first the first time, but always enough time to go back spend a fortune to do it again. It’s only tax payers money wasted once again. Good job people keep up the good work…lol
I’ve been visiting Kapaʻa and staying at the Kauaʻi Sands/Shores for decades, and have been following this discussion about extending along “Ke Ala Hele Makalae” and the East coast erosion / sea rise issues with interest.
I personally thought that taking this part of the coastal path behind the Islander and other properties, past the Coconut marketplace would be a great win/win solution for all concerned and am greatly saddened with this decision.
I think the ground in front of I0B and Lava lava etc is mainly sand, and wonder how much extra it would cost to bring in a piling contractor and drive (or drill/pour) piles down the route of the path, casting the path on top, so that if erosion does occur the path will be underpinned for a while longer.
Spending the money now might save a lot of cost in the long term.
This bike path project will only make sense for the taxpayers when you can ride your bike to Lihue. Otherwise it should be viewed as a tourist attraction with some local use. Any word on that? I would love to ride from. Lydgate to Lihue and I bet a lot of people might want to do a Kaua’i version of park and ride. I’ve only got about 5 more years of bike riding so let’s get on it.