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Ige’s Team Considers Converting Kakaako Shed Into Temporary Shelter Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Ige’s Team Considers Converting Kakaako Shed Into Temporary Shelter

The shed is among several options for the homeless. Meanwhile, Honolulu's mayor touts progress with Sand Island plan.
Living Hawaii: Why Are Honolulu Rents Getting More Expensive?

Living Hawaii: Why Are Honolulu Rents Getting More Expensive?

Housing costs — the greatest expense in most people's lives — are poised to continue their rise in the coming years. What's true on the mainland may be even more true in the islands.
Curt Sanburn: Urban Archaeology of Honolulu, Part II Curt Sanburn

Curt Sanburn: Urban Archaeology of Honolulu, Part II

A quick tour through the highs and lows of post-World War II Honolulu planning.
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.
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