Edit ModuleShow Tags

Unsolicited Advice: Add a Pedestrian Bridge over the Ala Wai at University Ave.



Published:


illustration: valentino valdez

Waikiki and its surrounding neighborhoods are denser than ever, with more buildings, people and cars, and yet there are still the same handful of routes in and out of Waikiki, and only at its farthest ends.

We’re overdue to add at least one more bridge. Even a pedestrian overpass connecting the makai end of University Avenue to Kalaimoku Street in Waikiki would make a difference. Waikiki residents could more easily reach Ala Wai Park. The nearly 800 University of Hawaii students who live in Waikiki would have a better shot at walking or biking straight to school. And the thousands of Honoluluans who live in Moiliili and McCully could walk into Waikiki for the beach, dining, shopping and more.

In the worst-case scenario, the bridge would at least be one more path out of Waikiki, in case of evacuation.

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Subscribe to Honolulu

Honolulu Magazine June 2017
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Trending

 

U.S. Attorney General Disses Federal Judge “Sitting on an Island in the Pacific”

Jeff Sessions

Twitter users from Congress to Kaka‘ako react with #islandinthepacific.

 

33 Real Problems (No, Seriously) Only Hawai‘i Locals Can Handle

Carmageddon.

It’s paradise. So why are we so stressed?

 


21 Hilarious Hawai‘i Memes That are Too Real for Locals

Hawaii Apartments

Hawai‘i nō ka ʻoi when it comes to the beaches, the food and even our memes.

 

Ben Cayetano Runs a Full Page Ad Asking Donald Trump to Yank Funding for Rail

Ben Cayetano Rail

In The Washington Post ad, the former Hawai‘i governor recalls meeting Trump at a Miss Universe pageant in Honolulu.

 


20 Great O‘ahu Hikes

Explore 20 great adventures that offer beautiful vistas, waterfalls and more.

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags