Ala Wai Flood Control Project Estimated Cost Of Honolulu Flood Project Doubles To $650M By Associated Press • Jan 24, 2021 Wayne Yoshioka / HPR HONOLULU — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the cost estimate for a flood prevention project in Hawaii has doubled, striking another blow to the effort. Army Announces Modified Plan For Ala Wai Flood Project By Ryan Finnerty • Aug 19, 2020 Edmund Garman / CC BY 2.0 / Flickr The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a revised plan for the controversial Ala Wai Flood Control Project, following public opposition to the original proposal. Court Decision Halts Local Funding Efforts For Ala Wai Project By HPR News Staff • Oct 30, 2019 Catherine Cruz / HPR First Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Crabtree on Tuesday stopped funding efforts for the Ala Wai flood management project until an environmental review is fully completed. Climate Adaptation Projects Are Already Creating Tough Choices By Ryan Finnerty • Oct 10, 2019 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District An alternative approach to problem solving called design thinking may be able to help policymakers reduce the social cost of climate adaptation. Ala Wai Project Undergoes Changes, State Reiterates Funding Support By Ryan Finnerty • Sep 30, 2019 Daryl Mitchell/Flickr/Wikimedia Commons / Creative Commons 2.0 License The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will modify designs for a controversial flood control project on Oahu. The public will have a chance to further hear about the Ala Wai Flood Control Project on Tuesday. Ala Wai Flood Control Project Wins City Council Backing By HPR News Staff • Aug 22, 2019 verygreen/Wikimedia Commons / CC License 3.0 Updated: Aug. 22, 4:39 p.m. The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday voted 5-3 to back the contentious Ala Wai flooding control project planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, although local funding hasn't yet been secured.