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Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless Courtesy of Nicolle Soriano

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless

ALEA Bridge hopes to break ground in November for a 12- to 16-unit transitional housing development in Wahiawa.

A Family Struggles To Understand The Death Of Their Homeless Son Contributed by Erica Woods

A Family Struggles To Understand The Death Of Their Homeless Son

Bryan McKay Moorefield led a seemingly carefree life in Waikiki, but was searching for a way off the streets at the time of his death.

Waimanalo Tent-Dwellers: A Different Kind Of Homelessness Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Waimanalo Tent-Dwellers: A Different Kind Of Homelessness

People living in a roadside encampment receive an unusual amount of community support, because many of them are longtime residents.

Audit: Honolulu Could Save Millions By Burning Recyclables For Energy City and County of Honolulu

Audit: Honolulu Could Save Millions By Burning Recyclables For Energy

Sorting and selling recyclables hauled away in blue bins no longer makes economic sense, the audit found.

The Trouble With Trash For Local Volunteers Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The Trouble With Trash For Local Volunteers

The city has one disposal location for nonprofits throwing out trash from cleanups of public areas, but nonprofits say it’s too far too drive.

The Fight To Save Ancient Hawaiian Archeological Sites Blaze Lovell/Civil Beat

The Fight To Save Ancient Hawaiian Archeological Sites

Fearing future development of a Leeward valley rich with cultural history, some community members are pushing for preservation.

Honolulu’s Potholes Are Costing Drivers — And Taxpayers — Millions PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Honolulu’s Potholes Are Costing Drivers — And Taxpayers — Millions

A 2016 study found the city had the 11th-worst roads among large urban areas, and residents pay more than the national average for related car repairs.

 

Kaneohe Bay Kayak Rentals Continue Despite State’s Disapproval Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Kaneohe Bay Kayak Rentals Continue Despite State’s Disapproval

A nonprofit organization that maintains a state park says the rentals are the only way to pay for the work.

Wild Chickens Are Flocking To Whole Foods In Kailua Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Wild Chickens Are Flocking To Whole Foods In Kailua

The Kailua Neighborhood Board passed a motion recently asking the city to revise its feral chicken removal program to focus on trapping roosters.

Why Honolulu’s Water Pipes Keep Rupturing Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Why Honolulu’s Water Pipes Keep Rupturing

Customers pay millions annually to repair main breaks, but the Board of Water Supply would need far more to fully upgrade the infrastructure.

Laid-Back, Aging Manoa Is No Longer A Haven For Young Families Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Laid-Back, Aging Manoa Is No Longer A Haven For Young Families

The community near the University of Hawaii is still friendly, quiet and rainy, but rising housing prices bring changes.
$3.7M To Fight Diseases Cory Lum/Civil Beat

$3.7M To Fight Diseases

The federal funding aims to crack down on Hawaii's hepatitis A, Zika, dengue and sexually transmitted disease rates.

July 2018

Wednesday, July 25

Chaminade Students Help Design Center for Homeless

March 2018

Thursday, March 22

A Family Struggles To Understand The Death Of Their Homeless Son

November 2017

Tuesday, November 7

Waimanalo Tent-Dwellers: A Different Kind Of Homelessness

October 2017

Friday, October 27

Audit: Honolulu Could Save Millions By Burning Recyclables For Energy

August 2017

Friday, August 18

The Trouble With Trash For Local Volunteers

July 2017

Monday, July 31

The Fight To Save Ancient Hawaiian Archeological Sites

Tuesday, July 25

Honolulu’s Potholes Are Costing Drivers — And Taxpayers — Millions

June 2017

Wednesday, June 21

Kaneohe Bay Kayak Rentals Continue Despite State’s Disapproval

May 2017

Thursday, May 25

Wild Chickens Are Flocking To Whole Foods In Kailua

April 2017

Thursday, April 27

Why Honolulu’s Water Pipes Keep Rupturing

September 2016

Wednesday, September 28

Laid-Back, Aging Manoa Is No Longer A Haven For Young Families

August 2016

Tuesday, August 2

$3.7M To Fight Diseases

Restaurant, Airline Hepatitis Cases

July 2016

Tuesday, July 26

As Caldwell And Djou Sharpen Attacks, Carlisle Goes For Laughs

Friday, July 22

Caldwell Ad ‘Fact-Checks’ Djou on Rail, Homelessness

Wednesday, July 20

How Two Different People Could Win The Same US House Seat

Tuesday, July 12

How Social Media Is Used To Fight Aloha Abuse

Friday, July 1

Hepatitis Outbreak On Oahu

May 2016

Wednesday, May 4

Caldwell: ‘I Want To Keep This Job’

April 2015

Thursday, April 9

Oahu Faces a Future With Far Fewer Beaches

May 2011

Tuesday, May 24

There’s a Ram Living Above Pearl City

March 2011

Thursday, March 31

Turtle Bay Resort Back With Less Ambitious Plan

Tuesday, March 29

Trace Amounts of Iodine-131 Found In Hawaii Radiation Monitor

February 2011

Thursday, February 24

Census: Honolulu Residents Head West

November 2010

Monday, November 15

Share Your Own Stories of Aloha for Thanksgiving

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