Oft-delayed projects sues state for $38M

  • The gate to The Villages at Aina Lea is locked. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

  • The Villages at Aina Lea project site is shown. (Draft EIS, 2010/Special to West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — Trial gets underway this week in the case of a South Kohala developer seeking tens of millions of dollars from the state for damages it says were incurred as the result of a 2011 Land Use Commission decision that was ultimately overturned.