Council approves Kailua-Kona development

  • Traffic backs up Tuesday afternoon on Queen Kaahumanu Highway at its intersection with Puapua‘anui Street in Kailua-Kona. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Traffic backs up Tuesday afternoon on Queen Kaahumanu Highway at its intersection with Puapua‘anui Street in Kailua-Kona. An agreement worked out by two County Council members negotiating with Developers Puaa Development LLC and Suffolk Investment LLC was approved by the County Council last week and then sent to the mayor, despite three council members’ assurances that the public would have one more opportunity to comment at a council forum on the development proposed makai of the highway and Pualani Estates Subdivision. (Chelsea Jensen/West Hawaii Today)

  • Kierkiewicz

An agreement worked out by two council members negotiating with developers of a Kailua-Kona project was approved by the County Council last week and then sent to the mayor, despite three council members’ assurances that the public would have one more opportunity to comment at a council forum.