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As Tourism Begins To Stall, So Does Hawaii’s Economy Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

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

Hawaii’s economic growth is beginning to stall, reflecting softening visitor arrivals and spending as the U.S. economy loses steam.

Can Someone Please Turn These !*#@#&! Lights Off? Kirstin Downey/Civil Beat

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

The Ritz-Carlton’s ocean-facing skyscrapers are glaring bright all night, every night. Try living next to one.

Kauai: Zuckerberg Could Still Absorb Tiny Parcels Into His Estate Allan Parachini/Civil Beat

Kauai: Zuckerberg Could Still Absorb Tiny Parcels Into His Estate

The Facebook founder said he would no longer try to acquire “kuleana” parcels held by families for generations on Kauai’s North Shore, but now they’re being auctioned off.

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Declared A Historic Place Denby Fawcett/Civil Beat

Pali Lanes Bowling Alley Declared A Historic Place

The designation was a victory for a community group that opposed Alexander & Baldwin’s plans to redevelop the 1.7 acre site in Kailua.

Looking To Singapore For Answers To Honolulu’s Housing Crisis Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Looking To Singapore For Answers To Honolulu’s Housing Crisis

A state senator, inspired by the island nation’s program, wants to build massive amounts of public housing that residents could purchase.

Why The State Wants To Build This Ala Moana High-Rise Above A Shelter Courtesy of HHFDC

Why The State Wants To Build This Ala Moana High-Rise Above A Shelter

Unlike the luxury condo towers rising nearby, all 200 units in the complex would be affordable housing. It’s considered a model for future use of state-owned land.

Two More Condo Towers Proposed Near Ala Moana Center Courtesy of Cuzco Development

Two More Condo Towers Proposed Near Ala Moana Center

Developers continue to seek special permits for building near rail stations that allow taller, denser structures.

Surprise Eviction Notices Have This Old Plantation Community Up In Arms Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Surprise Eviction Notices Have This Old Plantation Community Up In Arms

State Sen. Donovan Dela Cruz and a state agency are aggressively moving ahead with development plans for Central Oahu’s Whitmore Village.

City Mistakenly OK’d Permit For Site With Native Hawaiian Remains Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Mistakenly OK’d Permit For Site With Native Hawaiian Remains

A residential development is on hold while a developer devises a plan for the iwi — 12 years after the state warned the city of their possible presence.

Has Kakaako Gotten Too Fancy Even For IBM? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Has Kakaako Gotten Too Fancy Even For IBM?

The company will soon depart its landmark namesake building to make way for developer offices and model condos.