The Honolulu City Council is urging the State to exempt certain residential properties over 50 years old from being classified as being historic structures. But the State says the law is the law and all properties will have to follow stringent guidelines. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell said earlier this spring that he does not believe Oahu needs another landfill. The mayor hopes technological advances, including a new H-POWER plant will eliminate the need to add anything beyond the Waimanalo Gulch landfill. But in Hong Kong, waste is a very different story. And Bill Dorman has it in today’s Asia Minute.
One of the most important duties of those who care for Hawaii's highest peak is conserving the natural resources. That includes both keeping invasive species out, and replanting endangered species. From Hawaii Island, HPR's Sherry Bracken tells us more.
ByBeth-Ann Kozlovich & Chris Vandercook•May 21, 2013
It’s Tuesday, May 21 – From HPR2, it’s The Conversation
A better channel for stormwater discharge
Art Challacombe is the Deputy Director of the Department of Planning and Permitting for the City and County of Honolulu. It's his job to make sure developers adhere to the City’s Land Use Ordinance, construction, development, engineering, and architectural fields.