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Its idyllic setting on Oahu’s North Shore makes the coastline surrounding Turtle Bay Resort a choice location for wildlife, beach-goers, and even film crews: sharp eyes might recognize it as the backdrop for Forgetting Sarah Marshall and the TV series Lost. Despite all the...

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Aloha Kuamo‘o ‘Aina (AKA) and The Trust for Public Land announced today that they have successfully acquired the ancient Kuamo‘o battlefield and burial grounds on Hawai‘i Island south of Kona, 47 acres of makai land that is rich in history, cultural treasures, burial sites, and a portion of the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.

The Trust for Public Land and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs are now working on a greenprint plan to balance development with conservation based on a scientifically sound planning process that balances both the community's opinion and takes the land's special values into account.

The Trust for Public Land and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs are now working on a greenprint plan to balance development with conservation based on a scientifically sound planning.

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A partnership of public agencies and private non-profit organizations today announced that they have purchased more than 1,700 acres of land from the Estate of George Galbraith in Central O'ahu, and the land will be used for farming.

When George Galbraith, an Irish immigrant to Hawaii, passed away in 1904, he left behind an unprecedented 2100-acre Hawaiian land legacy. Nearly a century later, Galbraith’s 48 descendants and their hundreds of heirs must decide what to do with the increasingly valuable farmland.

With help from The Trust for Public Land, an organic farm nurtures good food, Hawaiian youth, and aloha`aina—love of the land.

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The County of Maui today announced that it purchased more than 64-acres of undeveloped shoreline at Paukūkalo, Wailuku.

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The Kohala community nonprofit Maika‘i Kamakani ‘O Kohala, Inc. today announced that it purchased more than 27.5 acres of undeveloped shoreline at Kauhola Point, located in Hala‘ula, North Kohala.

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Sunset Magazine honors most endangered places in the West, and the people working to save them.