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Makakilo/Kapolei Neighborhood Faces up to Honouliuli Rezoning

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Posted May 22, 2015 by Pat in Community

When it meets on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, the Makakilo/Kapolei Neighborhood Board will face the benefits and losses of the Honouliuli rezoning that was passed by the City Council in Bill 3 2014. The meeting will be at Kapolei High School Cafetorium,  91-5007 Kapolei Parkway, 7:00-9:45 P.M. Relative topics may be considered: the loss of prime agriculture land, building affordable homes, providing rental units and bus service, business development, and ongoing rail construction.

Besides discussing Council Bill 3, the board will consider the following items on its business agenda:

  • Parking situation at Kapolei Regional Park during peak sports events and family outings over the weekends; presented by Honolulu Police Department and Department of Parks and Recreation.
  • Transfer from the U.S.Navy of Ordy Pond, two adjacent skeet ranges to Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) and the Authority’s intent to preserve the pond’s cultural significance, its valuable education resources, and the preservation of the endangered Ewa Plain Akoko plant now existing within the skeet ranges; presented by Navy representatives  Tom Clements and/or Victor Flint and HCDA Tesha Malama.
  • Liquor license application (Category 2 with live or recorded music and dancing provided) for Hapa Grill located at 590 Farrington Highway.

The public is invited to attend and participate in discussion at the board meetings. If a person wishes to speak to the board, he  should sign in and inform Chair Evelyn Souza before the meeting begins.


About the Author

Pat

Pat Pang (Nozaki) is a retired DOE secondary school teacher who taught school in Waianae for almost 40 years. She has served the community as a member of the Waianae Neighborhood Board and as a delegate to the 1978 Hawaii State Constitutional Convention. She was raised on the Nanakuli Hawaiian Homestead and resided in Waianae during her years as a teacher.


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