By: Jennifer Wong
MOILIILI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaiian Humane Society announced plans to build a West Oahu location after receiving a donated land parcel from developer D.R. Horton Tuesday.
CEO and president of the Hawaiian Humane Society, Pamela Burns, was thrilled to announce the contribution, ending their 15 year search for an expansion location.
“Oh my goodness! I said its, its happening! It’s really happening. It’s becoming a reality after these many many years of working towards this end,” Burns said.
The new location is expected to be on the corner of Fort Weaver Road and the Old Fort Weaver Road as part of the developing community, Hoopili.
“I think what we’re trying to do is bring more of the things people need every day, closer to them. And that’s what Hoopili has been all about,” D.R. Horton Vice President Cameron Nekota said. “And I think, for us, being able to partner with the Hawaiian Humane Society to be able to provide much needed services out there, enhances the quality of life for many people in the region.” Continue reading →