Thank you for visiting the Save-Our-Space Hui Site.
The purpose of this site is to disseminate information about Starwood Capital Group's proposed resort expansion, commonly known as Glamorous Camping "glamping", on the Makai Woods Golf Course links 1 thru 3, located within the beautiful community of Princeville, Kauai HI.
Members of the S-O-S Hui are AGAINST this proposed “glamping” development.
- Princeville-1 members, don't forget to attend the April 15, 2021 PHCA Board Meeting @ 4pm HST to hear an update from East West Partners and Starwood Capital on their "Glamping" plans. Remember to register well in advance on the PHCA website for the Zoom meeting or from the Agenda page.
3/27/21 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PRINCEVILLE! This month we celebrate 50 years of Princeville, the first Master Planned Community to be approved in the State of Hawaii. Read Lorraine Mull's article to learn more about the early days of Princeville, the initial development of PV I, and some of the folks who made it happen.
3/26/21 - Read SOS Hui's summary notes from the March PHCA Board meeting on Starwood’s resort expansion/glamping plans. Our apologies for not getting this published sooner.
Please contact us if you would like to submit comments or testimonials opposing resort expansion/“glamping” in Princeville and its environs, be added to our email list (over 300 now) or have other questions concerning our mission.
Princeville at Hanalei Community Association. The Princeville homeowners association responsible for the overall operation of the Princeville community.
Sunset Drive Community Association. An association of 26 homeowners directly adjacent to the proposed Glamping development located within Princeville.
Glamping - "Glamorous Camping".
The hospitality industry's developing of destination locations for higher profit margins and lower investment costs.
Their sales pitch is that you can stay in the outdoors (camping), while having your sheets turned down each night (glamorous).
Example Glamping destinations
shows you what one would normally expect for Glamping in the outdoors, not in the middle of a Princeville residential neighborhood.
Proposed site for the “glamping” development (Makai Woods holes 1-3).
"Design representations are conceptual and for the purposes of planning approvals only and subject to alteration prior to submission. This document was prepared by Starwood Capital Group/East West Partners. Information contained herein does not represent the opinion of the PHCA and is intended for informational purposes only." - East West Partners (12/9/20)