Another Alii development proposal scrapped

  • Keawe Alapai, left, and Simmy McMichael pose in celebration after the owner and developer of a 50-unit residential community proposed across from Pahoehoe Beach Park on Alii Drive withdrew their application for a SMA permit. (Courtesy photo)

KAILUA-KONA — The owner and developer of a 50-unit residential community proposed across from Pahoehoe Beach Park on Alii Drive has withdrawn their application for a Special Management Area Use Permit — meaning the lot will likely be preserved for open space.