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A ‘bottomless pit’
For “insanity,” read the lastest round of promises and prevarications from the latest would-be developer of that sad site known as Coco Palms.
At a recent Planning Commission hearing, an applicant’s representative replied to a commissioner who reasonably asked why anyone would want to build on a site so enmeshed in controversy: “We are concerned for our investors.”
If the applicants were concerned for their investors, why would they advise them to sink money into an apparently bottomless pit, as others have repeatedly done over the past 30 years? By no stretch of the imagination can this be called sound business strategy.
How much more time, money, labor and energy will be lobbed into the Black Hole of Wailua before sanity prevails?
H.M. Wyeth, Anahola
I agree. I’m not for the hotel workers applying for a job. I’m for the millionaire and the economic impact this hotel may bring on others in the economy. Other tax payers’ may be affected. Property taxes to name one. I’d throw that away. Case said.
Also at a recent Planning Commission meeting former representative Parker was asked if he had met with any groups on Kaua`i. He said he just came on board in March and could not travel because of restrictions. While he never said which restrictions these days it usually refers to CoVid restrictions and those were dropped long before March. And then a rep from the Hawaiian group who want to run the cultural center at the proposed hotel thanked Parker for meeting with them. So which is it – not meet with groups or only met with one?
Guess that’s why he is former rep.
Let’s have some truth please.
If you have the bucks for a possible waste, you have a better chance than giving your money to the government as we all know!
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