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Governor David Ige approved new rules today to guide future development in Kaka’ako.

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The state is proposing to change affordable and work force housing rules for Kaka’ako.    But, as HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports, some developers and residents are not happy with any of the plans. 

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The building boom in Kaka’ako and the expected arrival of rail transit has prompted a stepped up planning process for the district.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The developer of a luxury condominium on the corner of Kapi’olani Boulevard and Ward Avenue is awaiting a crucial and, potentially costly, regulatory decision next month by the State.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The Hawai’i Community Development Authority heard from major stakeholders in Kaka’ako today on the homeless encampments there.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The population of Kaka’ako is expected to double to about 30-thousand in the next 15 years or so.   That’s one of the reasons the state is currently looking at ways to retain park space in the area.     HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The state’s first micro housing project in Kaka’ako with 300 square foot units received a green light today from the Hawai’i Community Development Authority.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The Hawai’i Community Development Authority withheld a final decision on a project proposed by a major Kaka’ako developer to build affordable housing.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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A new construction project in Kaka’ako was unveiled today.  It’s one-fourth the height of a high-rise and targets individuals who earn 20-thousand dollars annually.    HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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Shops at the Ward Warehouse may make way for the next round of development in Kaka’ako.

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The Hawai’i Community Development Authority ruled today on two petitions from local residents who are opposed to the construction of neighboring high-rises in Kaka’ako.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

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Kaka’ako Waterfront Park, the shoreline site of the popular Point Panic surfing spot in urban Honolulu, costs the state 438-dollars a day for janitorial and trash removal services.  But, according to the Hawai’i Community Development Authority, the state agency that foots the bill, it’s money well spent.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

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Kaka’ako residents residing next to the approved high rise known as “The Collection,” which will be built on the old CompUSA site, petitioned the State to reconsider the permit it issued for the project.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.     

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A State House Committee today passed 4 of the 7 bills introduced this session to restructure the Hawai’i Community Development Authority.  This following a day-long hearing Saturday involving many Kaka’ako residents who wanted the state agency abolished.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.    

Kakaako Building Boom Puts HCDA Under Scrutiny

Jan 8, 2014
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2013 was a big year for Kakaako. Six new residential and commercial buildings were given the green light. That’s three times more than were approved the year before. And it's focused attention on a government agency: the Hawaii Community Development Authority. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.

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The Hawai’i Community Development Authority approved construction of a second tower on the former Honolulu Advertiser lot on the corner of Kapi’olani Boulevard  and South Street.  HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka was there for the public hearing and decision making …   

Traffic Remains a Concern for Kakaako Residents

Nov 3, 2013
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Residents in Kakaako are urging developers to slow the pace of new building plans. Those include a 46-story high rise and a 10-story parking garage, planned for the site of the old Honolulu Advertiser building. Neighbors are worried the new tower will bring more cars on the street and only make traffic in the area worse. HPR’s Molly Solomon was there and has this report.  

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The Hawai’i Community Development Authority, or HCDA, postponed making a decision today on a proposal to lease Kewalo Basin Harbor to a private operator. The plan was approved 2 years ago but has been met with opposition from current harbor users. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The Hawaii Community Development Authority approved another permit application today, marking the 8th high-rise in Kaka’ako to be granted a green light by the state agency in less than one year. HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.

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The Hawaii Community Development Authority approved construction plans for another high-rise condominium tower in Kaka’ako today, and also allowed the builder to make a number of modifications.   HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.