UH-West Oahu needs land plan
OUR VIEW: UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
There’s nothing like the threat of losing something precious to intensify appreciation for it, and to jolt complacency into action. So it is that the University of Hawaii must sharpen its strategy to monetize two valuable land parcels near its fledgling West Oahu campus, a mere few months after state lawmakers tried to take land ownership away from UH.
At issue are two Kapolei parcels: 500 urban-zoned acres makai of the H-1 freeway, one-sixth of which the campus occupies and the remainder next to the upcoming rail transit project; and 991 acres of agriculture-zoned land mauka of H-1…
18 September 2014