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July 19, 2017

In my last article, I described how the Department of Transportation has slow-walked the Laniakea Traffic Alternatives Study that was first funded in 2007.  In recent years, I have been calling on the DOT to either complete the study or cancel it.  They will do neither...

July 5, 2017

Various media outlets recently received an anonymous package of blue t-shirts with the words “Relocate the Turtles. Save the Traffic. Free Laniakea” and the names and phone numbers of three politicians, me included.  When the media called, I told them I was unaware who...

March 2, 2016

The Hawaii Department of Transportation recently announced its plan to conduct an environmental assessment relating to parking barriers at Laniakea.  They identify three safety concerns: Parking maneuvers interfering with the travelling public; Pedestrian crossings con...

September 3, 2015

The barriers have been pushed back against the fence.  No Parking signs are installed, yet completely ignored.  Traffic through Laniakea was horrible the first day after barrier removal.  Residents are worried that traffic will be consistently terrible like it was in 2...

June 25, 2015

The barriers at Laniakea unlawfully restrict access to public park land, according to a June 4, 2015 ruling by Circuit Court Judge Gary Chang. The specific details of this ruling were still being written at press time; nevertheless, the State Department of Transportati...

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