Kaka'ako Our Kuleana: Envisioning A Place for Everyone

November 3, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hawaii Community Development Authority, 547 Queen St. Honolulu Add to Calendar

Kaka‘ako: Our Kuleana: A Free Urban Planning Academy for Everyone is a free workshop series open to the public to learn about the development issues in Kaka‘ako and to engage in innovative placemaking ideas for Kaka‘ako’s future.

This 6-week series of public workshops is intended to create a space for information sharing, dialogue and connection. We welcome everyone who is interested in Kaka’ako to learn about the challenges and possibilities in these changing neighborhoods in our urban core. User-friendly planning ideas and tools will be shared to help us explore our kuleana as stewards of its future.

November 3: Envisioning A Place for Everyone: From the Shoreline to Small Businesses   
The diversity of Kaka‘ako means a diversity of needs and aspirations. What are the voices and visions for Kaka‘ako and how can they be realized?

Featured speakers include:
Rechung Fujihira, Box Jelly coworking space
Ron Iwami, Friends of Kewalos
Michelle Matson & Wayne Takamine, Kaka‘ako Makai Community Planning Advisory Council
Bernard Nunies, Association of Apartment Owners at Imperial Plaza
Dexter Okada, U Okada
Jonathan Likeke Scheuer, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust
Steve Scott, Scott Hawaii Slippers

The 6-week “course” is a series of public workshops to be held on 6 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. from October 13 until November 17, 2015. Each workshop includes presentations by experts in the field as well as interactive discussions and activities.

The workshop series will be held on 6 consecutive Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. from October 13th to November 17th.

Pre-register for the workshop series here.

List of workshops
Oct 13: Kaka‘ako Our Kuleana: Planning & Development in Kaka‘ako
Oct 20: Something’s Stinky in Kaka‘ako: Infrastructure in the Age of Climate Change
Oct 27: Affordable Housing in Kaka‘ako: What Would It Take to Build It?
Nov 3: Envisioning A Place for Everyone: Voices from the Shoreline to Small Businesses
Nov 10: Leveraging Rail: How Many Ways Can the Community Benefit?
Nov 17: Civic Engagement in Kaka‘ako: Where Do We Go from Here?

All sessions will be held at the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority community room, American Brewery building at 547 Queen St.

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning will be giving a certificate of completion to those who attend four or more workshops in the educational series.

Sponsored by the Department of Urban & Regional Planning and the Hawai‘i Chapter of the American Planning Association. Powered by students in PLAN 610 community planning and social policy seminar.

Ticket Information
Free and open to the public

Event Sponsor
Department of Urban & Regional Planning, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Annie Koh, 956-7381, koha@hawaii.edu, http://manoa.hawaii.edu/durp/kakaako-our-kuleana/

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