September 10, 2015 | Source:

Asia Pacific Real Estate Congress to take place in Honolulu

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September 4, 2015 | Source:

Pacific Century Fellows selected

HONOLULU – The Pacific Century Fellows program has announced the selection of its 15th class of fellows, comprised of 36 men and women. The program identifies, encourages and helps to develop and strengthen island leaders. Modeled after the White House Fellows Program and founded in 1996 by former Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann, the Pacific Century Fellows...

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September 1, 2015 | Source: Building Industry Hawaii Magazine

Ma Ry Kim Talks about the New Netdragon Websoft Building in China

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August 24, 2015 | Source:

Curt Sanburn: What’s Behind All the New Blue Glass in Honolulu?

All over town, blue glass towers, walls and accents proliferate, from the billowy, cobalt-blue glass curtain walls of the 36-story Waiea luxury condo tower now going up on Ala Moana Boulevard to the indigo glass recesses of the new wing of Kapiolani Medical Center nearing completion but already making a big statement above the H-1 traffic...

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August 19, 2015 | Source:

Five things you didn’t know about the Kapolei Kroc Center

The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center’s influence on the community has had an economic ripple effect, and it’s more than direct spending. More than half of its $23-million economic impact last year was a direct result of its educational, health, and supportive services. Major John Chamness, divisional leader of The Salvation Army Hawaiian & Pacific Islands Division,...

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August 6, 2015 | Source:

Not Your Grandma’s High School: $3 Million Released for Kīhei High

Governor David Ige today announced the release of $3 million for the much anticipated Kīhei High School in South Maui.  The funds are for continued initial planning, including work on irrigation wells and land clearing. Representative Kaniela Ing of South Maui tells Maui Now that he’s excited that the governor has followed through with the release,...

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August 1, 2015 | Source:

Allied Builders System – PBS Hawaii Headquarters

PBS Hawaii’s new headquarters will be more than just a broadcast relay point for episodes of “Sesame Street” or “Downton Abbey.” The office center and broadcast facility, projected to open April 2016, will help the multimedia organization better serve the island community with cultural, educational and other programs. “This will be a very multifaceted facility,” says...

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July 17, 2015 | Source:

New Hope Central Oahu plans to build new church in Mililani

New Hope Central Oahu plans to build a new church in Mililani on the 1.5 acres of land it purchased earlier this year from Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Inc., according to public documents. Mike Palompo, the church's pastor, presented plans at June’s Mililani Mauka/Launani Valley Neighborhood Board meeting. The new church will be built on...

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June 29, 2015 | Source:

In Hawaii, Old Buses Are Being Turned Into Homeless Shelters

When we think of Hawaii, most of us probably picture surfers, shaved ice and sleek beach resorts. But the 50th state has one of the highest rates of homelessness in America. Due in large part to high rent, displacement from development and income inequality, Hawaii has some 7,000 people without a roof over their heads. Now,...

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June 12, 2015 | Source:

EA gives green light for Waimea Nui sustainability project

An initiative that will allow Native Hawaiians to work and be buried in their ahupuaa is a step closer to reality in Waimea. An environmental assessment found no negative impacts from a planned 28-acre complex with a community agricultural park and post-harvest facility, and a 10-acre homestead cemetery. Later phases of the plan will include an...

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