Landowner agrees to cancel plans for condominium near Banyans surf spot

  • Simmy McMichael talks about the significance of the Banyans surf spot. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • Simmy McMichael talks about the significance of the Banyans surf spot. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)
  • A surfer catches a wave at Banyans on Tuesday. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

KAILUA-KONA — The developer behind a proposal for a five-story condominium near the Banyans surf spot has agreed to take that plan off the table.