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What Does Honolulu's Urban Development Really Mean?

Posted 01.06.2015 | Hawaii

For the 30 minutes that I was stuck in Ala Moana Christmas traffic behind a giant tour bus, staring at the advertisement on its back, I was living the...

How Our Hearts Lead Us Astray In Kakaako | Posted 11.20.2014 | Hawaii
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3 Gubernatorial Candidates And Their Kakaako Dreams | Posted 09.15.2014 | Hawaii

Discontent with Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s policies in the state redevelopment district of Kakaako may have contributed to his political demise in the ...

Hawaii Politics: Will Money or Will People Power Win?

Choon James | Posted 10.07.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

August 9, 2014 Primary Elections is a big day for Hawaii. Winners and losers will be picked for the November 6, 2014 General Elections.

Whose Kakaako? Construction Boom Leaves Behind Honolulu's Neediest Residents | Posted 07.23.2014 | Hawaii

In a recent TV campaign ad, a jaunty Gov. Neil Abercrombie drives a taxi cab and flashes a grin as he passes Halekauwila Place, a new building in the ...

This Ocean-View Condo Can Be Yours, If You're Super Duper Rich

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 07.07.2014 | HuffPost Home

The Honolulu skyline is exploding; it's actually changing as you read this. Where parking lots, warehouses and palm trees once stood, construction cra...

Legislative Changes Aren't Slowing The Pace Of Kakaako Development | Posted 05.08.2014 | Hawaii

A new law aimed at reforming the Hawaii Community Development Authority, the state agency that manages development in Kakaako, is a victory for Kakaak...

Silencing Native Voices: 200 Years After First Foreign Contact, Efforts to Control Native Lands Reignite

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Hawaii
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

In a small island community like Hawai'i, where Native communities have protected valued ecosystems across the islands for countless generations, such lingering ignorance and arrogance is unforgivable.

Riding the Wave of Great Real Estate

Heather Arias de Cordoba | Posted 05.19.2014 | Hawaii
Heather Arias de Cordoba

Besides the fast barrels and finest breaks, what is it about a surf neighborhood that makes it great? It's the summation of lifestyle, local charm, adventure and investment.

Kamehameha Schools Answers Questions About Kakaako | Posted 03.15.2014 | Hawaii


Paradise in Turmoil: Honolulu, Oahu Marches and Rallies Against Massive Developments

Choon James | Posted 05.10.2014 | Hawaii
Choon James

Downtown Honolulu is designated as urban in the Oahu General Plan. However, townies are not about to see every inch of green paved over or what limited ocean or mountain views disappear entirely.

LOOK: Street Artists Transform America's Most Beige City

Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts

We all know that Hawaii is gorgeous, but the city of Honolulu, it turns out, is actually pretty ugly. The majority of the city's buildings are a m...

Something Stinks In Hawaii.. Literally

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

Hawaii smells like blooming eucalyptus and fresh salt air, right? Unfortunately, not always. Earlier this week, Hanauma Bay -- a popular Oahu...

Honolulu Officials To Tear Down Homeless Camp

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

A large encampment of homeless people in Honolulu is once again being told to hit the road. As reported by the New York Times, state redevelopment off...