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Ala Wai Flood Control Project Wins City Council Backing

Aug 22, 2019
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Updated: Aug. 22, 4:39 p.m.

The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday voted 5-3 to back the contentious Ala Wai flooding control project planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, although local funding hasn't yet been secured.

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The state Department of Land and Natural Resources and the City and County of Honolulu, in partnership with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, will be holding a town hall meeting on the Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project next Tuesday.

The Conversation: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Jan 31, 2018
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Lieutenant Governor Succession; Bail Reform; Ala Wai Dredging; Joshua Kaye on Piano

The Conversation: Friday, September 15th, 2017

Sep 15, 2017
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Ala Wai Upgrades; Veterans Remember Vietnam; Peace Corps Memoir

Bytemarks Café: The Ala Wai Challenge

Jun 20, 2017
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We'll find out what resulted from the Ala Wai Challenge and what's next to improve the watershed. We'll talk to the winners of the challenge and learn what innovations they considered implementing to clean up one of Hawaii's most visible waterways.

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If you had the chance to redesign the Ala Wai watershed, how would you go about doing it? We’ll talk to the organizers of the Ala Wai Design Challenge to explore that very question and to see if this is fact or fantasy.

The Conversation: Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Aug 17, 2016
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Cleaning Up the Ala Wai; Combining Literature and Cocktails; First State of The Environment Report ; The Science of Neurofeedback

Cleaning up trash in the Ala Wai: Kahi Pacarro

A Solution to the Ala Wai Pollution Problem?

Jul 7, 2016
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Flickr / Daniel Ramirez

A campaign is raising funds for a solution to the Ala Wai’s pollution problem.  HPR’s Molly Solomon reports on how an innovative approach could be coming to Hawai‘i.