Honolulu city council member requests to delay city taking over Kakaako park


TAKING OVER KAKAAKO WATERFRONT PARK IN A HANDOFF FROM THE STATE SLATED FOR THIS FALL. COUNCILMEMBER KYMBERLY PINE SUBMITTED A RESOLUTION TO SLOW DOWN IN LIGHT OF THE CAPITAL AND OPERATING COSTS THE KAKAAKO PARKS REQUIRE WHEN THERE ARE LOTS OF IMPROVEMENTS TO BE DONE AT OTHER CITY PARKS. COUNCILMEMBER KYMBERLY EVER TAKE OVER THIS PARK, ALL WE’RE SAYING IS LET’S FIX WHAT WE HAVE FIRST, MAINTAIN PARKS ALL ACROSS THE ISLAND FIRST” GINA: ALWAYS INVESTIGATING HAS BEEN KEEPING TABS ON THE 41-ACRE TRANSITION, WHICH WILL CREATE DOZENS OF NEW PARK MAINTENANCE POSITIONS AND COST MILLIONS PER YEAR TO UPKEEP. THE CITY PARKS DEPARTMENT AND HCDA HAVE NOT YET RESPONDED TO REQUESTS FOR COMMENT ON THE RESOLUTION TO DELAY THE HANDOFF.

1 thought on “Honolulu city council member requests to delay city taking over Kakaako park

  1. Mayor Caldwell, Can't finish the rail, island people are struggling to survive, what makes him think he fix a park. ??????????.

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