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Building A Bike Path From Nanakuli To Manoa Could Take 20 Years Ben Angarone/Civil Beat/2023

Building A Bike Path From Nanakuli To Manoa Could Take 20 Years

The City and County of Honolulu is soliciting contractors for help crafting an initial plan.

Danny De Gracia: Three Ways To Make Honolulu Better In 2024 Getty Images/iStockphoto

Danny De Gracia: Three Ways To Make Honolulu Better In 2024

This world has more than enough so-called strong people, but what it lacks the most are kind people.

Overheated Leeward Park To Get Shade Trees — And Volunteers To Water Them David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Overheated Leeward Park To Get Shade Trees — And Volunteers To Water Them

The pilot project near Maili Elementary School could be a model for more efforts to cool Oahu's hot spots.

A Feral Feline Sanctuary For Oahu? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

A Feral Feline Sanctuary For Oahu?

Land prices and zoning laws make replicating the Lanai Cat Sanctuary a heavy lift for a local nonprofit.

Honolulu Officials Brace For An Onslaught Of Privately Launched Fireworks  Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Honolulu Officials Brace For An Onslaught Of Privately Launched Fireworks 

In the run-up to New Year’s Eve, officials are pleading with residents to take caution and not use illegal fireworks.

Oahu’s Shopping Malls Show Signs Of Life For The Holidays David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Oahu’s Shopping Malls Show Signs Of Life For The Holidays

After surviving pandemic lockdowns and the "retail apocolypse," shopping centers find old friends and new optimism.

Ewa Politician Says Responsible Gun Owners Will Make Hawaii Safer. Not Everyone Is So Sure Department of Law Enforcement

Ewa Politician Says Responsible Gun Owners Will Make Hawaii Safer. Not Everyone Is So Sure

Hawaii has long had some of the lowest rates of gun ownership — and gun violence — in the nation. With thousands more getting licenses to carry, will that change?

Green: Plan For Aloha Stadium District Includes Workforce And Affordable Housing David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Green: Plan For Aloha Stadium District Includes Workforce And Affordable Housing

The stadium is expected to be game-ready by 2028, but the entire development could take 30 years to complete.

Honolulu Mayor Defends $1 Billion Ala Wai Canal Flood Plan David Croxford/Civil Beat/2023

Honolulu Mayor Defends $1 Billion Ala Wai Canal Flood Plan

The project will be funded by the federal government and the city. The city’s share would be about $375 million.

Denby Fawcett: City Ends Contract With Private Security Company Hired To Help HPD Make Waikiki Safer  Kevin Fujii/Civil Beat/2023

Denby Fawcett: City Ends Contract With Private Security Company Hired To Help HPD Make Waikiki Safer 

The city says it plans to create a new security model for Waikiki working in partnership with the Business Improvement District Association.