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Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly Courtesy: Nate Yuen

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly

State officials will decide at a hearing that starts next month if the developer’s mitigation plan adequately protects this endangered species.

This Central Oahu City Is About To Bloom With New Economic Life Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Central Oahu City Is About To Bloom With New Economic Life

Wahiawa has struggled since the collapse of the pineapple industry. But new projects, some supported by political leaders, are giving city leaders new hope.

Kauai: You Won’t Need A Car If You Live In This New Urban Village

Kauai: You Won’t Need A Car If You Live In This New Urban Village

The concept of living and working in close proximity has taken hold in Seattle and other mainland cities.

Singapore Is An Affordable Housing Model, But Can Hawaii Follow? Flickr: Kah-Wai Lin

Singapore Is An Affordable Housing Model, But Can Hawaii Follow?

Hawaii’s challenges include divided state and county governments and no overall coordination.

Once-Defeated Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Plan Is Back Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Once-Defeated Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Plan Is Back

While many neighbors are mounting opposition to the new proposal, the expansion has vocal support from several Native Hawaiian organizations.

The Sun Is Setting On One Of Hawaii’s Last Legacy Estates Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Sun Is Setting On One Of Hawaii’s Last Legacy Estates

The Damon Trust spans much of the island’s modern history, with roots back to the Hawaiian Kingdom.

Mayor Caldwell Hits Pause On Controversial Waimanalo Park Project Kirstin Downey

Mayor Caldwell Hits Pause On Controversial Waimanalo Park Project

Updated: State historic preservation officials are taking another look at what Native Hawaiians say is a historic and sacred site that was torn up to build a ball field.

Waimanalo Park Opponents Are Settling In For A Long Fight Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Waimanalo Park Opponents Are Settling In For A Long Fight

Protesters returned to the site just two days after being arrested by police for blocking access to the area.

Opponents Of Sherwood Forest Development File Lawsuit Against Honolulu, Federal Government Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Opponents Of Sherwood Forest Development File Lawsuit Against Honolulu, Federal Government

Despite a public outcry demanding Honolulu halt the project, Mayor Kirk Caldwell said the city is moving forward with it.

December 2019

Monday, December 30

Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Threatens Rare Damselfly

Monday, December 9

This Central Oahu City Is About To Bloom With New Economic Life

Tuesday, December 3

Kauai: You Won’t Need A Car If You Live In This New Urban Village

November 2019

Wednesday, November 6

Singapore Is An Affordable Housing Model, But Can Hawaii Follow?

October 2019

Friday, October 18

Once-Defeated Kaneohe Cemetery Expansion Plan Is Back

Friday, October 4

The Sun Is Setting On One Of Hawaii’s Last Legacy Estates

Tuesday, October 1

Mayor Caldwell Hits Pause On Controversial Waimanalo Park Project

September 2019

Saturday, September 28

Waimanalo Park Opponents Are Settling In For A Long Fight

Friday, September 27

Opponents Of Sherwood Forest Development File Lawsuit Against Honolulu, Federal Government

Thursday, September 26

Police Arrest 28 Protesters Blocking Construction At Waimanalo Park

Thursday, September 12

‘This Is Our Mauna Kea’: Oahu Wind Farm Opponents Say They’re Inspired By Big Island Protests

Wednesday, September 4

Why Molokai Is The Least Developed Hawaiian Island

August 2019

Tuesday, August 20

Critics Question Former Council Chair’s Ties To North Shore Project

June 2019

Wednesday, June 19

Taxing Unoccupied Homes Is A Good Idea

May 2019

Friday, May 10

Housing Advocates Might Love This Project, But The Neighbors Don’t

March 2019

Friday, March 1

As Tourism Begins To Stall, So Does Hawaii’s Economy

January 2019

Thursday, January 3

Can Someone Please Turn These !*#@#&! Lights Off?