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One Ala Moana Condo Development Approved And Another In The Pipeline Natanya Friedheim / Civil Beat

One Ala Moana Condo Development Approved And Another In The Pipeline

Developer Jay Fang wins approval for his 26-story tower despite some rocky moments at Wednesday’s City Council meeting.

Proposed High Rise With ‘Poor Door’ Stalls At City Council Cory Lum/CIvil Beat

Proposed High Rise With ‘Poor Door’ Stalls At City Council

Councilwoman Kymberly Pine said the developer needs to address concerns about a planned separate entrance to the lower-cost rental units.

‘Poor Door’: Separate Tower Entrance Planned For Lower-Income Residents City and County of Honolulu

‘Poor Door’: Separate Tower Entrance Planned For Lower-Income Residents

The developer of a proposed mixed-income high rise calls it practical, but a critic says it “segregates people in a very clear way.”

 

Two More Condo And Hotel Towers Proposed For Ala Moana City and County of Honolulu

Two More Condo And Hotel Towers Proposed For Ala Moana

The city planning department has given the green light to the builders as long as they add more community benefits.

Waikiki High Rise Would Include 450 Rental Units Civil Beat

Waikiki High Rise Would Include 450 Rental Units

The Queen Emma Land Co. proposal also calls for replacing a Food Pantry store with a full-service grocery.

Extra-Tall Hotel Near Ala Moana Approved By Honolulu City Council

Extra-Tall Hotel Near Ala Moana Approved By Honolulu City Council

Developer takes advantage of special permits for building near future rail line, but the city stiffens affordable housing requirement.

Supreme Court Affirms 3,500-Home Development On Farmland

Supreme Court Affirms 3,500-Home Development On Farmland

Developer Castle & Cooke will be allowed to move forward with building Koa Ridge in central Oahu.
Neighborhood Concerns Face Off Against Honolulu’s Need For Affordable Housing Courtesy of Carol Fukunaga

Neighborhood Concerns Face Off Against Honolulu’s Need For Affordable Housing

The City Council considers a development moratorium that would postpone a project in Moanalua, while another in Chinatown has been delayed for months and still faces obstacles.
Bill To Give Land Use Commission More Power Dies In House Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Bill To Give Land Use Commission More Power Dies In House

The Hawaii land agency doesn't have any way to hold developers to their promises once a project is well underway.
Bills May Bolster Land Use Commission Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Bills May Bolster Land Use Commission

But both could die if Rep. Karl Rhoads doesn't hold a hearing for them this week.