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 →
TOD Luncheon • 10-12-2018

TOD Luncheon • 10-12-2018

Working on Connecting the Community In conjunction with the Honolulu Rail Transit Project, the City and County of Honolulu has been working with the community to plan for new development and public realm improvements around the Kalihi rail transit stations since 2010. The Kalihi Neighborhood Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan was officially adopted by the City Council in 2017, and the City is moving ahead with implementation of the Plan in collaboration with the State, area property owners, and community groups. These actions include: Rezoning of some areas near OCCC and Honolulu Community College…continue reading →
KBA Annual Dinner • 2018

KBA Annual Dinner • 2018

At the KBA Annual Dinner in June, Howard Dicus administered the oath of office to incoming co-chair, Gary Yoshioka. Gary and Mark Ibarra will provide leadership for KBA for 2018 - 2019. Gary Yoshioka is President of Diamond Bakery. Mark Ibarra is President of Edwards Enterprises, Inc.continue reading →