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The Importance of Open-Space Value for Land Use Policy in Hawaii

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Title:The Importance of Open-Space Value for Land Use Policy in Hawaii
Authors:Cox, Linda J.
Vieth, Gary
Keywords:land classification
land management
Date Issued:Jan 1997
Publisher:University of Hawaii
Citation:Cox LJ, Vieth G. 1997. The importance of open-space value for land use policy in Hawaii. Honolulu (HI): University of Hawaii. 2 p. (Economic Fact Sheet EFS-23).
Series:Economic Fact Sheet
Abstract:It was estimated that the open-space value of 15,000 acres of former sugarcane land on Oahu would be worth more than $21 million to residents of the island, based on a 1995 survey. Only 6 percent of the Oahu residents surveyed preferred a development use over an open-space use. A formal method of accounting for open-space value needs to be developed, or more land may be zoned urban than is socially desirable.
Pages/Duration:2 pages
Appears in Collections: Economic Fact Sheet, 1989 - 1998

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