FAQ on the “Ho’okuleana Design” ©2016, 2017

As the Ala Wai problem becomes worse over time, we increasingly are forced to connect issues such as invasive species, flooding, and rising seas, together. Then we develop an interconnected solution. All other solutions do not take into reality the existing development, the reality that Albizia trees do not absorb much water, and the reality that … Continue reading FAQ on the “Ho’okuleana Design” ©2016, 2017

New Nature Center and Bus Stop at McCully Street/Ala Wai Canal

Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting. Unknown Map Above is a map that shows the location of the park entrance, which consists of a nature center, heritage center, and gift shop. Also shown are fishponds and taro patches accessible by … Continue reading New Nature Center and Bus Stop at McCully Street/Ala Wai Canal

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

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

At the Mānoa – Pālolo Stream, We Find the Culprit of the Threat to Waikiki

Updated July 29, 2017 and July 15, 2020 Most of the problems in life are because of two reasons: we act without thinking or we keep thinking without acting.--Unknown Where the Mānoa Stream and the Pālolo Stream meet, you can easily compare, with a naked eye, the murkiness of the Mānoa Stream to the clarity … Continue reading At the Mānoa – Pālolo Stream, We Find the Culprit of the Threat to Waikiki