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Long-planned $31M Waikiki Landing project may start construction late September (Construction Industry)
The Japanese developer of a $31 million redevelopment project at the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor in Waikiki is looking to start construction on the long-planned venture in late September, the project developer’s attorney told PBN on Thursday. View Full Story
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Pacific Business News
Honolulu rail agency unveils design for $23M Honolulu airport rail station (Mass Transit)
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell and Dan Grabauskas, CEO and executive director of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, on Wednesday unveiled the design of a $23 million elevated rail station that will be built at Honolulu International Airport. View Full Story
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Pacific Business News
TMT ground breaking, blessing on horizon (Thirty Meter Telescope)
A ground breaking and blessing ceremony for the Thirty Meter Telescope could be a few months away, a project spokeswoman told education and business representatives Thursday. - See more at: http://westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/tmt-ground-breaking-blessing-horizon#sthash.rQjsCKCI.dpuf View Full Story
Friday, July 11, 2014 West Hawaii Today
Report: Kakaako construction economic impact to total $5B for Honolulu (Economy)
Construction in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, which is one of the most active development areas in Hawaii, is expected to have an economic impact of more than $5 billion on the state economy by the time more than 4,200 residential units are completed in the coming years, according to a new state report. View Full Story
Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Pacific Business News
Hawaii Electric Light Co. has new timeline for Big Island geothermal contract (Sustainability)
The Hawaii Electric Light Co. has told the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission that it has come up with a new timeline for awarding a geothermal energy contract for the Big Island, saying it will seek to compete the bid evaluation process by Feb. 14. View Full Story
Monday, June 23, 2014 Pacific Business News
Construction helps jobless rate stay low (Economy)
Hawaii's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady at 4.4 percent in May to match the previous month's rate and remain at its lowest level in nearly six years. View Full Story
Friday, June 20, 2014 Honolulu Star Advertiser
Honolulu rail agency can access another $250M in federal funds next week (Mass Transit)
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation will have access to another $250 million in federal funds next week for Honolulu's $5.16 billion rail project. View Full Story
Friday, June 20, 2014 Pacific Business News
Ho‘opili development could start in 2016 (Construction Industry)
Cameron Nekota, vice president of D.R. Horton Hawaii, said Wednesday construction of 11,750 homes on Ewa farmland will likely begin in 2016 if the city approves the developer's rezoning application. View Full Story
Thursday, June 19, 2014 Honolulu Star Advertiser (subscriber content)
Groundbreaking held for new HPU campus at Aloha Tower (Construction Industry)
A ceremonial groundbreaking and traditional Hawaiian blessing took place Wednesday for Hawaii Pacific University’s new campus at Aloha Tower Marketplace. View Full Story
Wednesday, June 18, 2014 KHON2
Senate committee approves $250M for Honolulu rail project (Mass Transit)
The U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations has approved $250 million for Honolulu's $5.16 billion rail project, Sen. Brian Schatz's office said Friday. View Full Story
Monday, June 09, 2014 Pacific Business News
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