Land Use Commission Will Decide Fate of Kapolei Farms

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The fight to keep farms from development heads to the state Land Use Commission this week. Farmers and local food advocates are fighting to keep thousands of acres of O`ahu farmland. Developers say new homes are needed in an area slated to become O`ahu’s second city.The LUC will hold hearings this Thursday and Friday morning to discuss the proposed Ho`opili development. HPR’s has more on some of the conflicting perspectives around the use of nearly 15-thousand acres of farms.

LINK TO Land Use Commission Meeting Information.

http://luc.state.hi.us/agendas/agenda2012/0301022012honolulu.pdf

Aloun Farms, Kapolei, proposed housing development

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