In Honolulu: the Dreaded Bathroom Situation

First Published August 31, 2015Updated May 15, 2020 "feeding the homeless is much easier than providing them with sanitary conditions and services" All around the world, whether in a developed or developing country, one knows that public restrooms, due to its tendency towards lack of maintenance, should be used only as a last resort. "Only … Continue reading In Honolulu: the Dreaded Bathroom Situation

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

Aquaponics Which Involve Fish and Taro: Exhibit at the “Hyatt Regency”

Aquaponics Which Involve Fish and Taro: Exhibit at the "Hyatt Regency" If it doesn't challenge you, it won't change you. Unknown https://youtu.be/71ON-sE8v8c Apologies, these photos, and videos are of amateur quality; however, on July 24, 2017, the aquaponics display at the "Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa" was captured on camera.Regardless, hopefully you will … Continue reading Aquaponics Which Involve Fish and Taro: Exhibit at the “Hyatt Regency”

Fish Who Swim Upstream in Hawaii

August 25, 2017 Updated May 8, 2020 One reason people resist change is because they focus on what they have to give up, instead of what they have to gain. Rick Godwin https://youtu.be/arupbM7tQUY There is a high chance the fish shown in above video shot at the Nu’uanu Stream, are about two dozen rock climbing … Continue reading Fish Who Swim Upstream in Hawaii

Frequently Asked Questions on the Ala Wai Problem

First published December 19, 2018 Updated March 23, 2020 How does one start to understand the Ala Wai Canal problem? To truly understand the Ala Wai Problem, one needs to know what is the Ala Wai Watershed and how stormwater flows through it. The best visual is in the following document. Unfortunately, for those who are … Continue reading Frequently Asked Questions on the Ala Wai Problem

The Former “Director of Public Outreach” of a DC based Train Organization Proposes a “Heiau” in Waikiki

Updated April 8, 2020 https://youtu.be/8aRdSc8YDvA Above. Ho’okuleana Design ©2016, 2017   Ala Wai Watershed Special Resource Study Report, February 15, 2017 Click the above link to read the full PDF documentwhich contains the impetus for the Ho’okuleana Design ©2016, 2017 Frequently Asked Questions In your design, you put a "heiau,” or an ancient Hawaiian place … Continue reading The Former “Director of Public Outreach” of a DC based Train Organization Proposes a “Heiau” in Waikiki

A Seemingly Harmless Verdant Expanse in Mānoa Threatens Waikiki!

First Published September 5, 2017 Updated May 20, 2020 Will it be easy? Nope. Worth it? Absolutely. --Unknown This blog is to point out the large number of Albizia trees located in the lush valley of Mānoa, a district in Honolulu, Hawaii, home of The University of Hawaii at Mānoa. The presence of the Albizia trees … Continue reading A Seemingly Harmless Verdant Expanse in Mānoa Threatens Waikiki!