BOARD TALK: Kahala Hotel’s Beach Use; Helicopters on Kaua`i

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Hawai`i Sierra Club Takes Aim At Kahala Hotel’s Beach Uses

How much money has the Kahala Hotel & Resort made off state lands covered by a permit that restricts its usage to recreation and maintenance? Similar to resort hotels throughout the state — in Waikiki, Ka`anapali, Wailea and elsewhere — the Kahala has for years pre-set lounge chairs and umbrellas for guests to use and cabanas for them to rent. That, alone, has raised the ire of some members of the public, who feel the beach is effectively being privatized. But according to a June 23 letter from . . .

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