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Curt Sanburn

Curt Sanburn: Rail Project Still Has Other Options Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Curt Sanburn: Rail Project Still Has Other Options

A reporter looks back a few years to an article called “Railroaded” and the critical differences between heavy rail and light rail technologies.
Curt Sanburn: Land Use Shenanigans on the Windward Side Curt Sanburn

Curt Sanburn: Land Use Shenanigans on the Windward Side

A bureaucrat rewrote the Koolauloa Sustainable Communities Plan, but then the zoning committee rode to the rescue — for a while, anyway.
Curt Sanburn: Going Vertical and Green in Kakaako Courtesy of Vida at 888 Ala Moana

Curt Sanburn: Going Vertical and Green in Kakaako

Energy-efficient designs for the high rises of tomorrow are a welcome departure from the energy hogs of yesterday.
Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center

Honolulu's mayor is reimagining the old place 50 years after it opened as a war memorial.