‘Funky,’ ‘goofy’ and postponed: Waikoloa housing project withdrawn

  • Kohala Councilman Tim Richards said he’s been working with the the Planning Department on the Pua Melia project, and he thinks they’ve come up with a plan to move forward, but it will take a new application to do so. He asked that Bills 197 and 198 be withdrawn.

A rezoning and application for a Waikoloa affordable housing project with a past that a planning consultant called “funky” and a councilman called “goofy” were withdrawn Tuesday from the County Council Planning Committee for a redo.