Home Page
KPUA Program Schedule
Election Coverage

Today's KPUA Program Schedule:
Click here for showtimes
& complete program lineup.


National News
World News
Sports
Business
Strange Reports
Entertainment
NCAA Tournament
San Francisco Giants
San Francisco 49ers
Oakland Raiders
University of Hawaii
ESPN
KWXX
B-97
KPUA
1145 Kilauea Ave
Hilo, Hawaii 96720
PH: 808 935-5461
FAX: 808 935-7761

Hilo, Hawaii News, Sports, & Information Wednesday, October 1, 2014



Back to Hawaii News index




Posted: Sunday, January 30th, 2011 8:04 AM HST

No development vowed for 2,000 Oahu, Kau acres

By Associated Press

HONOLULU (AP) A self-storage entrepreneur is protecting more than 2,000 acres of Hawaii agricultural land from development.

The conservation easement deal between property owner Ed Olson and the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust guarantees housing developments and shopping malls will never be built on 1,276 acres on the slopes of Oahu's Waianae mountains and 907 acres in the Big Island's Kau district.

The agreement protects farmland and ensures people will continue to be able to enjoy scenic views uninterrupted by houses, roads and power lines.

Most of the Oahu property is used by three small ranchers, who will continue to lease the land. The Kau land was once used to grow sugar cane. A renewable energy company now plans to use it to grow biofuels.



National News
World News

Sports
Business

Strange Reports
Entertainment