Waimanalo Beach Park

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Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell has announced that city officials will halt a development project at Waimanalo Bay Beach Park that opponents said could disturb cultural artifacts.

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The controversial sports project planned for Waimanalo would be no more under a city plan announced at a neighborhood board meeting Monday night. The announcement represents a change in direction for the administration of Mayor Kirk Caldwell, who had once defended the project in the face of mounting opposition.

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Several City Council members are urging Mayor Kirk Caldwell to stop work on changes to the Waimanalo Bay Beach Park.