Many neighborhood board members don’t really want the new facility in Aiea, but they see the need for improving conditions for Oahu’s inmates.
Wahiawa has struggled since the collapse of the pineapple industry. But new projects, some supported by political leaders, are giving city leaders new hope.
It’s not the only shopping center in Hawaii that is showing signs of decay. But this community, fueled by a neighborhood social media discussion, is fighting back.
Rules determine who is permitted to speak with who and under what terms. But interpretations differ.
While many neighbors are mounting opposition to the new proposal, the expansion has vocal support from several Native Hawaiian organizations.
Residents adamantly oppose a housing development in Kaelepulu, an area that was once a fishery.
Some were told about simulated gunfire during “Hawaii Five-0” but others feared the worst.
A new committee hopes to help residents get quicker action from city officials.
“It’s a disaster, there’s no question”: Work that began a year ago is still disrupting the south end of the bustling district.