City officials say they’re less interested in raising money than in getting property owners to comply, so are willing to take much less when the violation is corrected.
Merchants in this east Honolulu community figure if they want to make the neighborhood more attractive, they’ll have to do it themselves.
A state “vision report” says “Mom and Pop stores would thrive and gentrification would be mitigated.” It just doesn’t say how.
UPDATED 8/10/2017: Honolulu Council members vote to allow Kaneohe’s Hawaiian Memorial Park to grow by 28 acres.
So far no agency is willing to take on responsibility for the Haiku Stairs, a legendary hiking destination, from the Board of Water Supply.
A legal battle over a landslide and sewer line break in the Nuuanu Valley is one example of the unstable ground many people live on.
He calls it “working class housing.” Opponents decry more traffic congestion and the loss of agricultural space.