Sen. Thielen: Use of Kahala Land Needs an Environmental Review

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“It’s not that I don’t like ResortTrust. You just got the potato at the end of the game,” Board of Land and Natural Resources member Keone Downing told the company’s representatives on September 14.

“One potato, two potato, three potato, four. You’re the fourth,” added fellow member Stanley Roehrig.

That day, in an attempt to resolve longstanding disputes over the hotel’s use of a 1.28-acre beachfront parcel, the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Land Division proposed issuing a new permit to the ResortTrust Hawai`i, LLC, which took ownership of the Kahala . . .

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