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

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