By Shannon Rudolph on 26 September 2012 in Island Breath -
Image above: Kauai residents heavily attend PLDC Rules hearing on 8/29/12 and make case to repeal Act 55 that authorized it. Photo by Juan Wilson.
After the Big Island County Council voted on a resolution to repeal Act 55, the Kauai County Council unanimously voted 7-0 on 9/26 for a resolution to have the Hawaii Legsislature overturn the authorization of the Public Land Development Corporation. That's two for two! Now in the works are similar actions on Oahu and Maui.
Act on - October 8th 2-4pm
Show your support at a Repeal the PLDC rally near you, or start your own!
(Note: If you start your own, let me know and I'll help publicize firstname.lastname@example.org)
Please email your STATE elected officials, (+ Maui & Oahu County officials) and let them know you want the PLDC repealed. Also, please write letters to the newspaper editors.)
Upcoming actions are planned.
Demonstrations to Repeal Act 55 autjorizing the PLDC
Monday, October 8, 2012, 2:00-4:00pm
WHERE:All Islands - list of rally points in the description
- Hawaii Island East - Proposed at DLNR Building for Hilo - TBD upon consensus
- Hawaii Island West - Proposed: Highway by Mormon Temple
- Kauai - In the park in front of the County Council Building in Lihue
- Maui - County Building, 200 S. High St., Wailuku
- Oahu - Capitol Building, Downtown Honolulu
- Lanai - To be announced.
- Molokai - To be announced.
Community before corporations: REPEAL ACT 55
Mahalo KeAkua a me Na Tupuna
GENERAL DEFINITION OF ACT 55 / PLDC:
Act 55 established the PLDC or Public Lands Development Corporation. This entity has a 5 member board that seeks to develop (aka sell) the 1.8 million acres of crown lands that are supposed to be be held in trust by the State.
In essence, this is a corporate driven land grab of Hawaii. The Act by-passes ALL COUNTY (aka community) OVERSIGHT.
If you haven't already, join our discussion group at https://www.facebook.com/groups/422684244434073/?ref=ts
*Also - Abolish PLDC Hawai'i FB Page
And please sign and share our petition to repeal Act 55 / Abolish PLDC
PLDC News :
Ea O Ka Aina: Kauai Council to vote PLDC 9/22/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Abercrombie Booed 9/20/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Abercrombie on Kauai for PLDC 9/13/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Repeal the PLDC Act 55 8/31/12
Ea O Ka Aina: PLDC Ceded Land Finale 8/29/12
Ea O Ka Aina: PLDC Rejected by Public 8/22/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Cold Water in the Face 8/20/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Public Land Development Corporation 8/18/12
Ea O Ka Aina: Hawaii Legislative Subterfuge 5/1/12
Ea O Ka Aina: From the Inside Out 9/23/11
Ea O Ka Aina: Abercrombie Land Grab 9/13/11
Ea O Ka Aina: Privitizing Public Land 6/2/11