Former home of Tokai College in Moiliili acquired by city for affordable housing.
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Former home of Tokai college in Mōʻiliʻili acquired by city for affordable housing
The city has finalized a $37.75 million acquisition of the former home of Hawaii Tokai International College to add more than 100 new affordable housing rental units. Since 2017 — when Hawaii Tokai International College sold the building to an investment vehicle — the property has been used as a housing facility for students, mostly attending Hawai‘i Pacific University.
Navy proposes defueling Red Hill but keeping tanks in place for ‘beneficial reuse’
Defueling the tanks but keeping them in place is among four alternatives submitted to the health department for review in the Navy’s latest plan and the option that the Navy feels is safest and the fastest. Military officials said “beneficial reuse” might include storage or for hydroelectric uses.
Health department issues nearly $110K in fines for air pollution control permit violations
The Hawai‘i Department of Health has fined six entities, including several major companies and the U.S. military nearly $110,000 for air pollution control permit violations in the state. These six entities have been issued notices of violations and orders, with the largest fine of $42,700 issued to Par Hawaii Refining LLC in Kapolei.
Maui hotel, conservation groups reach agreement to protect endangered Hawaiian petrel
The Grand Wailea Resort on Maui has implemented protective measures, including reducing lighting, to help protect the endangered ‘ua‘u, or Hawaiian petrel.
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