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

Secrets to a Basic Meditation Practice

Updated July 14, 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/j2ajbiS_f7o   If you are a beginner to meditation or if you want to vary or strengthen your existing meditation practice, this practice is for you. … Continue reading Secrets to a Basic Meditation Practice

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