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Legislative Changes Aren’t Slowing the Pace of Kakaako Development

Legislative Changes Aren’t Slowing the Pace of Kakaako Development

Burgeoning Honolulu neighborhood is seeing more applications for projects despite successful reform efforts.

Ige to Vote Against Abercrombie Appointment to HCDA

State Sen. David Ige announced Monday that he would not be supporting Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s appointment of Brian…

Hawaii Senate to Vote on Controversial Nomination to HCDA Kakaako Board

The Hawaii Senate plans to vote Thursday on Gov. Neil Abercrombie’s nomination of Brian Tamamoto to the Hawaii…
Hawaii Lawmakers Advance Minimum Wage Bill, Curbs on HCDA

Hawaii Lawmakers Advance Minimum Wage Bill, Curbs on HCDA

Protesters failed to prevent the passage of OHA residential development in Kakaako Makai.

Senate Panel Confirms Members of HCDA, High Tech Development Corp. & More State Boards

The Senate Committee on Economic Development, Government Operations and Housing approved on Monday several nominees for state boards that impact…
Kamehameha Schools Talks Urban Growth and Kakaako at Civil Cafe

Kamehameha Schools Talks Urban Growth and Kakaako at Civil Cafe

Attendees challenge the trust to reconcile its big development plans with its mission to serve Native Hawaiians
Developing Agriculture: HCDA Helps Restore Kalo Fields in Windward Oahu

Developing Agriculture: HCDA Helps Restore Kalo Fields in Windward Oahu

A local nonprofit Kakoo Oiwi hopes to double Oahu's taro production.

HCDA Schedules Hearing for Residents Protesting New Condos on Ala Moana Blvd

The Hawaii Community Development Authority is holding a hearing next week to consider a petition by Kakaako residents who are…

Hawaii House Committee OKs Bills Cracking Down on HCDA

A House panel approved four bills on Tuesday morning to rein in the authority of the state agency in charge…
What Should Lawmakers Do With Hawaii’s Development Authority? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

What Should Lawmakers Do With Hawaii’s Development Authority?

City and state legislators mull bills to reform the Hawaii Community Development Authority.
Hawaii Development Agency Approves Kakaako Tower Over Protests

Hawaii Development Agency Approves Kakaako Tower Over Protests

Residents' complaints didn't keep agency from giving permission for another high rise in Honolulu.
Kakaako Rising: Is This Community Development?

Kakaako Rising: Is This Community Development?

UPDATED Residents' concerns about new building proposals have lawmakers questioning whether HCDA should exist.
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