South Kohala developer seeks $725K from state

The Villages at Aina Lea project site is shown. (Draft EIS, 2010/Special to West Hawaii Today)
The gate to Aina Lea development across from the Mauna Lani is locked recently. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today, file)

KAILUA-KONA — Attorneys for a South Kohala developer are seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars for their work after recently prevailing over the state in a federal takings claim case.