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Denby Fawcett: Governor Working With City on New Kakaako Site for Homeless

Denby Fawcett: Governor Working With City on New Kakaako Site for Homeless

David Ige: “Obviously the situation at the Children’s Discovery Center is unfortunate. That is why we want to find another area for the homeless.”
HCDA Hears Tenant Concerns About the Homeless in Kakaako Cory Lum/Civil Beat

HCDA Hears Tenant Concerns About the Homeless in Kakaako

Agency’s board discusses the problem for the first time, but doesn’t come up with any specifics for how to deal with it.

Denby Fawcett: HCDA Ready to Weigh in on Kakaako Homeless Encampment Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Denby Fawcett: HCDA Ready to Weigh in on Kakaako Homeless Encampment

For the first time, the Hawaii Community Development Authority takes on a problem that is affecting tenants like the Children's Discovery Center.
Will the Hammer Fall on Homeless Encampment in Kakaako? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Will the Hammer Fall on Homeless Encampment in Kakaako?

After an attack on a legislator, some homeless people expect their tent city to be dismantled. But, so far, officials are showing restraint and acknowledging there’s no place else for many of the campers to go.

Honolulu Must Quicken the Pace on Affordable Housing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Must Quicken the Pace on Affordable Housing

As housing prices rise and the shortage of affordable rentals remains unaddressed, there is a disturbing lack of urgency in the city's response to this growing need.
Peter Apo: Urban Crawl – Is Hawaii Becoming Just Another Place? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Urban Crawl – Is Hawaii Becoming Just Another Place?

The nature of key development projects on West Oahu may mean the area loses its unique rural appeal.
Ige Appoints Bassett to Fill Cultural Specialist Seat on HCDA Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige Appoints Bassett to Fill Cultural Specialist Seat on HCDA

Governor also appoints Waterhouse to serve as at-large member on Hawaii Community Development Authority.
Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Curt Sanburn: Kirk Caldwell’s Designs on the Blaisdell Center

Honolulu's mayor is reimagining the old place 50 years after it opened as a war memorial.
Honolulu Median Condo Price Hits Record High $381,000 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Honolulu Median Condo Price Hits Record High $381,000

Sales drop for both condos and single-family homes according to January data from the Honolulu Board of Realtors.
Ige Announces Nominees to Kakaako Development Board PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Ige Announces Nominees to Kakaako Development Board

Still missing is a cultural specialist — the position has been vacant for a year and a half.
OHA Seeks Input for Kakaako Makai Master Plan HCDA

OHA Seeks Input for Kakaako Makai Master Plan

The agency charged with helping Native Hawaiian beneficiaries will hold community meetings starting Feb. 17.
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