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The first of three community workshops for planned rail stations in
“We welcome residents in each community to attend these workshops and contribute to the look and feel of the transit stations on aspects such as colors, landscaping and material finishes,” said Honolulu Mayor Mufi Hannemann. “The communities will be among the primary users of these stations, so we encourage residents’ feedback on how the transit stop design can best reflect their area.”
The areas of the station to be discussed are the ‘touch down’ sections where the elevated portions of the stations meet the ground level, Hannemann said. Some of the categories include color, landscaping, entryway design, exterior and interior wall finishes, seating areas, and plaques and monuments for the station.
Hannemann noted that more than a dozen local architecture firms are working on rail stations, and that a design guidebook has been developed by Dan Chun, a noted local architect and past president of the
Similar community-based workshops will be held later this spring for rail transit stations planned for the West Oahu area (East Kapolei, UH West Oahu and Hoopili area) and at
The initial 6.5-mile segment of the transit route will run from Kapolei to Pearl Highlands near
For more information on the community workshops, contact the project office at 566-2299 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.