Get it in writing: Council panel wants new ordinance over developer’s shoreline promises

A guarded gate limits access to Kaupulehu luxury development. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

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HILO — A North Kona developer’s representative made repeated promises Tuesday that its shoreline will be opened to the public within a year, but most County Council members want it in writing.