Building Industry Magazine examines the Honolulu rail plan in its latest issue.

In a section called “All the Right Moves,” reporter Jason Soeda lets local construction industry leaders weigh in on how the city has moved the project along. They seem to agree that a project of this magnitude is always going to generate controversy.

“For most, any change is difficult. It is easier to stay in our comfort zone and stay with what we are accustomed to. Past examples that met resistance include the Honolulu International Airport’s Reef Runway project and the H-3 Freeway. Both of which are of great benefit to our people today,” Glenn Nohara, president of Koga Engineering & Construction, said in the article.

Is the opposition to the rail line rooted in anxiety about change, or is more at stake? Share your thoughts on the rail project.

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