My Plan for the Ala Wai: Cultural, Environmental and Legal Aspects

Originally published July 12, 2016 This blog covers the environmental and cultural aspects of the 2016 Hybrid Re-Design proposal. Along the Ala Wai Canal, there would be lo'i kalo or taro patches and fishponds via an extensive aquaponics system. Also, culturally, there would be significant trees, plants and an arboretum. New structures include lava rock … Continue reading My Plan for the Ala Wai: Cultural, Environmental and Legal Aspects

Proposed Aquaponics Along the Ala Wai, “Ho’okuleana Design” ©2016, 2017

If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you. Unknown Proposed is an aquaponics system for the Ala Wai Canal. The following diagrammatic map, architectural sketches, and artistic rendering show its physical features and some of its locations. Above. Map that shows location of the following: aquaponics which involve fish and taro; heritage centers and … Continue reading Proposed Aquaponics Along the Ala Wai, “Ho’okuleana Design” ©2016, 2017

My Engineering Plan for the Ala Wai

Updated May 5, 2020 This blog covers the civil engineering and architecture methods proposed in the 2016 Hybrid Re-Design Plan proposal, which is a response to the pollution in the Ala Wai Canal and flooding in the Ala Wai Watershed. These two problems were brought to the forefront via Honolulu Civil Beat’s May 20th, 2013 … Continue reading My Engineering Plan for the Ala Wai