Civil Beat Categories

Development

Showing 10 of 306 results.
How Honolulu’s Push For More Housing Sparks Opposition From Rival Interests Cassie Ordonio/Civil Beat/2022

How Honolulu’s Push For More Housing Sparks Opposition From Rival Interests

Housing is an abstract goal, but the concrete reality usually sparks opposition from advocates for farmland or the environment or those simply worried about urban woes.

The ‘Lost Tower’: Why Howard Hughes Has A Love-Hate Relationship With Rail

The ‘Lost Tower’: Why Howard Hughes Has A Love-Hate Relationship With Rail

The city has spent several years and millions of dollars fighting the developer in court over land for rail. Now, the transit system might not reach the Hughes Kakaako properties.

How Hawaii’s Land-Use Regulations Are Helping Drive Up Housing Prices Stewart Yerton/Civil Beat/2022

How Hawaii’s Land-Use Regulations Are Helping Drive Up Housing Prices

A UHERO report quantifies what homebuilders have long said: Hawaii’s robust land-use regulations contribute to housing costs.

‘Nobody Knows What’s Going On’: Kalihi Is Transforming Despite Uncertainty About Rail Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

‘Nobody Knows What’s Going On’: Kalihi Is Transforming Despite Uncertainty About Rail

Commercial property values have spiked along the rail line since the tax to build the project went into effect. But rail didn’t create that new value, local analysts say.

Rail May Not Make It To Ala Moana, But Developers Have Already Cashed In Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Rail May Not Make It To Ala Moana, But Developers Have Already Cashed In

Landowners got lucrative zoning perks and fast-track approvals to build luxury towers in the busy neighborhood all based on rail. Did they give enough back in return?

A Plan For Affordable Housing In Manoa Runs Into Opposition From Residents Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

A Plan For Affordable Housing In Manoa Runs Into Opposition From Residents

The project would help pay for maintenance at the Manoa Chinese Cemetery, which is on the verge of bankruptcy, its owners say.

This Ancient Hawaiian Plant’s Popularity Has Soared. Not Everyone Is Pleased Courtesy: Dino Morrow Photography

This Ancient Hawaiian Plant’s Popularity Has Soared. Not Everyone Is Pleased

Mamaki is only grown in Hawaii and was first used by early Polynesian settlers. Now you can find it in 7-Eleven, Costco and soon, Whole Foods.

Wanted: Developer To Turn Aloha Stadium Parking Lot Into Entertainment District Courtesy: Crawford Architects

Wanted: Developer To Turn Aloha Stadium Parking Lot Into Entertainment District

Solicitation documents released Tuesday ask applicants to present their ideas for the new real estate project.

West Oahu Residents Are Wary Of Possible Marine Corps Expansion Kevin Knodell/Civil Beat/2020

West Oahu Residents Are Wary Of Possible Marine Corps Expansion

West Oahu residents and lawmakers have expressed concern about the military’s approach to outreach and facilities planning in their communities.

The VA Is Shopping For Land For A ‘One-Stop Shop’ Clinic In Maui Brittany Lyte/Civil Beat/2021

The VA Is Shopping For Land For A ‘One-Stop Shop’ Clinic In Maui

The VA would own the new facility, which would consolidate medical care, mental health and benefits for veterans on the Valley Isle.