Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is trying to make peace with his new Hawaiian neighbors. After purchasing a $100 million, 700-acre plot of land on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg filed lawsuits in an effort to officially buy land that’s technically owned by descendants of Kuleana tenant farmers. Now, that process — called “quiet title and partition” — is being ended. In a letter printed in Kauai’s The Garden Island, Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan explained their decision.
“To find a better path forward, we are dropping our quiet title actions and will work together with the community on a new approach,” Zuckerberg writes. “We understand that for native Hawaiians, kuleana are sacred and the quiet title process can be difficult. We want to make this right, talk with the community, and find a better approach.”
Earlier this month it came to light that Zuckerberg filed up …