New owners, continued opposition to Kaua‘i Coco Palms development

  • Dennis Fujimoto / The Garden Island file

    Visitors using Ke Ala Hele Makala‘e, the Eastside coastal path, gaze at the remnants of the former Coco Palms Resort across Kuhio Highway in Wailua.

LIHU‘E — A year after the remains of the famed Coco Palms Hotel was purchased at auction for $22 million, a legal challenge has been filed contesting the developer’s permits.