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 →
Aala Park Improvements

Aala Park Improvements

The City is pleased to announce that the newest off-leash dog park on Oahu opened last week in Aala Park. The dog park was made possible thanks to community advocates and volunteers, as well as funding from private partners. Aala Park has also recently benefited from security patrols and improvements to the grass fields, comfort station, play court, and play apparatus, as promoted in the 2016 Chinatown Action Plan and the Mayor's Kakou for Parks initiative.continue reading →
Community & Business Mtg – CCUR Proj. • 3-19-2019

Community & Business Mtg – CCUR Proj. • 3-19-2019

Nan, Inc. and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will be holding an informational meeting to provide businesses and residents with details about the ongoing and upcoming utilities relocation work for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Staff members will be available at the meeting to answer questions. Click here for the informational flyer.  TUESDAY MARCH 19, 2019 Kalihi Kai Elementary School Cafeteria 626 McNeill Street • Honolulu, HI 96817 6:00 p.m. Registration and Open House 6:30 p.m. Program Begins 8:00 p.m. Meeting Ends For more information, please call HART’s 24-Hour Project Hotline at…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 →
KBA Welcomes New Members!

KBA Welcomes New Members!

Two new members join the Kalihi Business Association! Aloha and welcome Sherwin Louie and Sherman Louie from Air Masters Inc and also Emmanuel Kintu from Kalihi-Palama Health Center.We look forward to seeing them at future KBA events. If you know anyone who is interested in joining please review our Membership page for information and membership form.continue reading →
Kalihi Traffic Impacts • Late Feb – May 2019

Kalihi Traffic Impacts • Late Feb – May 2019

Aloha! Maui Kupono Builders, LLC has been contracted by the City & County of Honolulu to perform rehabilitation of streets on North King Street, from Ola Lane to Peterson Lane, including Poepoe Place. Please see map showing areas affected. The construction activity in Kalihi area is anticipated to begin on or about late February with a completion date of May 2019. The project includes but is not limited to milling and resurfacing of the asphalt concrete pavements; reconstruction of identified curbs and/or gutters; tree mitigation by a qualified arborist that could including pruning,…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 →
Community & Business Meeting – CCUR Proj. • 12-4-2018

Community & Business Meeting – CCUR Proj. • 12-4-2018

Nan, Inc. and the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will be holding an informational meeting to provide businesses and residents with details about the ongoing and upcoming utilities relocation work for the Honolulu Rail Transit Project. Staff members will be available at the meeting to answer questions. Click here for the informational flyer.  TUESDAY DEC 4, 2018 Kalihi Kai Elementary School Cafeteria 626 McNeill Street • Honolulu, HI 96817 6:30 p.m. Registration and Open House 7:00 p.m. Program Begins 8:30 p.m. Meeting Ends For more information, please call HART’s 24-Hour Project Hotline at…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 →