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  • Beach Erosion Threatens Hawaii Houses

    Coastal erosion is a problem for homeowners up and down the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. But the East Coast isn’t the only place where the ocean is encroaching on the shore.

  • Hawaii’S New Rules Throw A Shadow Over Solar

    A Hawaii utility is putting the brakes on rooftop solar installations. Is it the start of a power company backlash against solar energy?

  • New Leader Takes Over Hawaii Agency

    Karen Seddon has taken the helm at the Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corp. (HHFDC), the agency that awards low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) and other financing for affordable housing in the state.

  • Hawaiian Volunteer Depends on Affordable Project

    KANEOHE, HAWAII - When Dorothea Pale and her husband, Isaia, were younger and both working, renting a house in this town near Honolulu was within their financial reach.


    HONOLULU—With the price of land and cost of development so high in Hawaii, lowincome housing tax credits (LIHTCs) are essential to developing affordable housing in the state.

  • Building and Saving Housing in Hawaii

    HONOLULU—EAH Housing is at the center of two major affordable housing deals in Hawaii this year.

  • William Lam

    Near the end of his career, but not yet retired, Bill Lam, in his own words, is still eager to meet the challenge of another project. But he is more than satisfied at what he's already accomplished. And his achievements are many. 'In looking back over my life, I think I've done some good design,'...

  • Backfill: A Concrete Slab for Y3K

    A temple built to last a thousand years

  • Letters

    Fire separation assembly clarification, comments on new pressure-treated wood categories, Marvin Windows responds to article, support for women in the trades

  • Controlling Termites

    Getting rid of excess moisture around the foundation is key to controlling this pesky insect, but it may not always be enough. Shields and chemical treatments are still important backup measures, according to this nationally recognized entomologist and termite expert.