Take Part the 2019 KBA Christmas Parade

Take Part 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. Send in your application today. Deadline is right around the corner! Registration Packet Mail the completed application no later than Friday October 25, 2019 Join today! Space…continue reading →
C&C Honolulu Presenting: Kalihi Complete Streets • Update

C&C Honolulu Presenting: Kalihi Complete Streets • Update

The City and County of Honolulu held its kick-off meeting for the Kalihi Complete Streets improvements on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. The program focused on North King Street, Waiakamilo Road/Houghtailing Street, Middle Street and North School Street. The Goals of the first meeting: Inform the community of the project, understand how the community uses these streets and what concerns or challenges they have, and explore Complete Streets concepts that can make these streets safer for everyone, including keiki and kupuna. The Study Area • North King Street from Liliha Street to Middle Street…continue reading →
PSA: Cybersecurity for Business Presentation • 10/18/2019

PSA: Cybersecurity for Business Presentation • 10/18/2019

The Kaimuki Business Professional Association and Kapiolani Community College's Office of Community and Continuing Education presents Cybersecurity for Business. Two leading industry experts, Armand Hernendez and Paulette Lacroix will discuss the current issues in cybersecurity and the risks to your business. See the event flyer here. The event is free to attend and a RSVP is requested by 10/16/19 to info@kbpahawaii.com Friday, October 18, 2019 • 11:30am — 1:00pm Ephiphany Episcopal Church • Community Room 1041 10th Ave (10th and Harding Ave)  RSVP is requested by 10/16/19 to info@kbpahawaii.comcontinue reading →
C&C Honolulu Presenting: Kalihi Complete Streets • 09/17/2019

C&C Honolulu Presenting: Kalihi Complete Streets • 09/17/2019

The City and County of Honolulu is pleased to announce a public kick-off meeting for the Kalihi Complete Streets improvements, focused on North King Street, Waiakamilo Road/Houghtailing Street, Middle Street and North School Street. The Goals of this first meeting: Inform the community of the project, understand how the community uses these streets and what concerns or challenges they have, and explore Complete Streets concepts that can make these streets safer for everyone, including keiki and kupuna. Please join us! Tuesday, September 17, 2019 • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Farrington High School •…continue reading →
PSA: Important News for Opportunity Zones (OZ)

PSA: Important News for Opportunity Zones (OZ)

The State Department of Business, Economic, Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is hosting a series of events for the various stakeholders of Opportunity Zones (OZ). Please check out the new DBEDT website for more information on the OZ, view a map of Hawaii’s OZ, and a list of upcoming OZ events. DBEDT is looking for OZ projects which have a positive community impact and are investment ready to share with OZ Funds looking to invest in Hawaii's OZ. To be included on the list, the OZ business or OZ business property owner/developer needs to…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 →
Kalihi Quick Build Project at Farrington High School

Kalihi Quick Build Project at Farrington High School

We are very excited to be working with the sophomore students of the Farrington High School Engineering Academy to select, design, and install a Complete Streets Quick Build project on North King Street, using the principles of tactical urbanism under the guidance of Street Plans Collaborative. The students—the majority of whom walk to school—are faced with a myriad of everyday challenges in getting around the district, and this project is intended to increase safety, celebrate school and neighborhood pride, and engage the community in practical solutions. Stay tuned for updates and other Quick…continue reading →