Ala Wai Flood Control Project

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a revised plan for the controversial Ala Wai Flood Control Project, following public opposition to the original proposal.

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First Circuit Court Judge Jeffrey Crabtree on Tuesday stopped funding efforts for the Ala Wai flood management project until an environmental review is fully completed.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it will modify designs for a controversial flood control project on Oahu. The public will have a chance to further hear about the Ala Wai Flood Control Project on Tuesday. 

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.