Join the 2019 KBA Christmas Parade

Join the 2019 KBA Christmas Parade

We want to be the first to wish you a very Merry Christmas! It’s not too early to start thinking about the annual KBA Christmas Parade. The parade will kick off on Friday, November 29, 2019. If you, your group, organization or company is interested in entering a float, marching unit, band, hula troop, or car club, please download the Registration Packet to complete and mail. Registration Packet Mail the completed application no later than Monday September 30, 2019 Space is limited to 30 registrants only Be sure to complete all applicable fields…continue reading →
Rail Updates Event: HART & Nan Inc • UPDATE

Rail Updates Event: HART & Nan Inc • UPDATE

Thank you to all who attended the KBA’s Connecting the Community: HART & Nan Inc Rail Update event, on Wednesday June 19 2019. The event was held at the Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center Conference Room, Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9. Presenters from HART and a presenter from Nan Inc. provide rail project information as it makes its way through the Kalihi area. HART has provided the presentation file to view here. If you would like more information you can visit their website at www.honolulutransit.orgcontinue reading →
HART Presents: Honolulu Train Community Day • 06-22-2019

HART Presents: Honolulu Train Community Day • 06-22-2019

HART presents the Honolulu Train Community Day This is a public service announcement about an upcoming event hosted by the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation and Move Oahu Forward. HART’s high-tech, fully automated driverless train will be on display to the public. It will be a fun-filled day for the entire family – including train tours, rail project information and more! Step inside and tour the first high-tech driverless train in the United States. Learn about the rail project via giant informational displays, rail station models, simulated route and station videos, and more!…continue reading →
Rail Updates Event: HART & Nan Inc. • 06-19-2019

Rail Updates Event: HART & Nan Inc. • 06-19-2019

Get latest information on the Rail Project   We invite you to come to this KBA event to hear about the overall progress update on the rail project from HART and a construction update from Nan, Inc. on the rail utility relocation work in Kalihi, Iwilei, Chinatown/Downtown and Kakaako. Presented by Justin Barfield, Nan Inc. Public Involvement Manager and HART representative. Wednesday, June 19, 2019 • 11:30am to 1:00pm Homer A. Maxey International Trade Resource Center Conference Room,Foreign-Trade Zone No. 9 • Pier 2, 521 Ala Moana Blvd. Parking is limited • Lunch…continue reading →
Chinatown Walk on the Wild Side • 3-23-19

Chinatown Walk on the Wild Side • 3-23-19

Come visit the TOD booth at the 4th annual Walk on the Wild Side festival on Saturday, March 23, from 11 am to 4 pm. Vendors and entertainment will be set up along Fort Street Mall, Pauahi Street, and Nuuanu Avenue. This community event promotes wellness and the arts through games, prizes, performances, and booths for the whole family.Visit kidneyhi.org/wows for more info and to register.continue reading →
Kapālama Kai Plan • UPDATE

Kapālama Kai Plan • UPDATE

Kapālama Kai Plan by Kamehameha Schools.   Thank you to all who attended the KBA’s Connecting the Community: Kapālama Kai Luncheon, on Friday, March 1, 2019. The luncheon was held at the Susannah Wesley Community Center with close to a hundred attendees. They heard presenters Hilarie Alomar, Cathy Camp, Haunani Fujimoto, and Hailama Farden share with the KBA how Kamehameha Schools align their strategic goals, commercial properties, educational outcomes, and community building to direct a renewed vision for the Kapālama Kai area. If you would like more information you can view their brochure…continue reading →
Kapālama Kai Plan • 03-01-2019

Kapālama Kai Plan • 03-01-2019

Learn about the Kapālama Kai Plan by Kamehameha Schools   We invite you to come to this KBA luncheon as Kamehameha Schools (KS) initiates a community outreach for its Kapālama Kai Plan, a long-term vision and land use plan for 105 acres of commercial lands in the Kapālama region. Presenters Hilarie Alomar, Cathy Camp, Haunani Fujimoto, and Hailama Farden will share with the KBA how they align their strategic goals, commercial properties, educational outcomes, and community building to direct a renewed vision for the Kapālama Kai area. Susannah Wesley Community Center • 1117…continue reading →
Rising to the Challenges of Resilience & Adaptation • 11-28-2018

Rising to the Challenges of Resilience & Adaptation • 11-28-2018

The Iwilei/Kapalama district has been formally designated as an area of major population (housing) growth, however sea-level rise and deficient infrastructure systems challenge this long-term vision. The City and County of Honolulu is beginning to develop detailed strategies for building out the district in a manner that prioritizes resilience in the face of a changing climate and rising seas. The City invites you to an evening presentation by Piet Dircke—Global Leader of Water Management for Arcadis in Rotterdam, Netherlands—who is considered a leading global expert in urban resilience, flood protection, water management, and…continue reading →
TOD Luncheon • UPDATE

TOD Luncheon • UPDATE

Working on Connecting the Community Thank you to all who attended the KBA’s Connecting the Community: TOD Luncheon, on Friday, October 12. Harrison Rue and Renee Espiau from Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) shared with us the future vision of the Kalihi area development. They discussed the short-term projects that will impact us in the near future as well as projects that will affect the community 30-40 years down the line. We plan to continue to organize these types of events to keep you informed of the coming changes that could impact you, your business,…continue reading →