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

Aquaponics, and More Along the Ala Wai

To orient you on the Ho’okuleana Design ©2016, 2017 design, here is a snippet of some of its features: extensive aquaponics system which involves fish and taro heritage residences and “Hale Pilis” canoe docks farmers market Finally, there is a diagrammatic map that shows other main design features in Waikiki. Heritage Residences, “Hale Pili,” Canoe Dock, … Continue reading Aquaponics, and More Along the Ala Wai

Proposed Ala Wai “Heiau” and Lock and Dam

When it comes to making a big change in your life you have to want it more than you fear it. Unknown Above. A map which shows the location of the aquaponics which involve fish and taro; heritage centers and residences, shown in orange; lock and dam near the Manoa-Palolo Drainage Canal; and a “heiau” … Continue reading Proposed Ala Wai “Heiau” and Lock and Dam

Behind the Glamour of Waikiki: Seawalls

First Published August 28, 2017Updated March 26, 2020 You always have time for the things you put first.--Unknown It’s July 24, 2017, at 5:15 a.m. At the corner of Kuhio Avenue and Kaiulani Avenue at this early hour emerges another side of Waikiki--the non-touristy side as service vehicles are lined up, one after another, on … Continue reading Behind the Glamour of Waikiki: Seawalls