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Sean Davey
Sean Davey

468 acres of North Shore land across the street from the Turtle Bay resort will be forever preserved from development.

State officials and landowners of the resort announced an “agricultural conversion easement” to permanently reserve the land for agricultural uses.  The deal prohibits future subdivision, changes in zoning, and residential or resort development.  Twelve farmers are currently working the land by growing fruits, vegetables, and taro.

Turtle Bay Conservation Agreement Down to the Wire

Apr 24, 2014
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The outcome of a decades-long battle to protect O’ahu’s North Shore from development will likely be decided on the last day of state budget deliberations at the State Capitol tomorrow.  Lawmakers have yet to decide on whether to fund the state’s portion of the offer to purchase the coastline property.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka has this update.    

Flickr / Simon_sees
Flickr / Simon_sees

There’s been a new development in the battle over land belonging to the Turtle Bay Resort. Governor Neil Abercrombie has announced a deal that would conserve 665 acres of land on Oahu’s North Shore. The $48.5 million agreement establishes a conservation easement, protecting the coastal area from future resort development. HPR’s Molly Solomon explains.

Flickr / Simon_sees
Flickr / Simon_sees

  The environmental group: Keep the North Shore Country has filed a lawsuit asking the Hawaii Circuit Court to require Turtle Bay Resort to re-examine the environmental impacts of a proposed expansion plan.