Pros and Cons of the Date-Laau Initiative (Helen Griffin)|
President's Message (Dorothy Lum)
Two Major Issues Facing Honolulu City Council (Welcome Fawcett)
Alternatives in a Cocked Hat? (Opal Sloane)
Voter Service Does it Again!
League Membership Update
Vote Count Flash
Announcement - BOE Candidates' Meeting
People 'n Pix
Important Voter Info!!
Pros and Cons of the Date-Laau Initiative
(Report of League's Planning & Zoning Committee)
The Date-Laau Street initiative proposition, a first for Honolulu, will be on the ballot on November 6. A very complex issue, space does not allow us more than a brief summary of the arguments for and against the ballot question. A more substantive discussion written by Leaguer and committee member Kathy Albu is available on request at Hawaii's Thousand Friends.
THE QUESTION ON THE BALLOT IS:
League members are urged to look at the map below to locate the area and weigh the following pros and cons before going to the polls on November 6.
PROPONENTS ARGUE THAT THE MEASURE WILL:
OPPONENTS ARGUE THAT:
There are also arguments for and against the use of the initiative process in land use planning decisions. Nukolii on Kauai is an interesting case study of that aspect of the initiative proposition before us.
We do want to emphasize one thing -- VOTE: After weighing the above factors and looking at the map to visually locate the area for you, 'vote your decision on the ballot November 6 at the General Election. However you decide.... DO VOTE!!!
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