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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.

Police Arrest 28 Protesters Blocking Construction At Waimanalo Park Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Police Arrest 28 Protesters Blocking Construction At Waimanalo Park

The protesters sang and chanted as they passively resisted the officers. They were later released after posting $100 bail each.

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

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

The movement on Mauna Kea is motivating others to assert collective power over land-use decisions, even at the last minute.

Why Molokai Is The Least Developed Hawaiian Island Courtesy: Wade Graham

Why Molokai Is The Least Developed Hawaiian Island

Even centuries before Captain Cook’s arrival, its resources were exploited by outsiders.

Critics Question Former Council Chair’s Ties To North Shore Project Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

Some residents ask whether campaign contributions and a job factored into Ernie Martin’s support for a controversial Pupukea project.

Taxing Unoccupied Homes Is A Good Idea Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Taxing Unoccupied Homes Is A Good Idea

Developers and builders must be incentivized to construct more affordable housing — and not just as a percentage of units in condo towers.

Housing Advocates Might Love This Project, But The Neighbors Don’t Hawaii Community Development Board

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

A private developer wants to “get some of the homeless people off the streets.” Maili residents are concerned about traffic and infrastructure.