Waipahu Transit Center           Honolulu Rail Road Project          Presented by: Sila Manahane
TheBus Waipahu Transit CenterStreet Views 94- Hikimoe St.
Waipahu Is FirstApr 25, 2011 Utility line relocation Will also include relocation of trees, storm drains and  water, gas...
Which Rail Type? Heavy Rail- Opt for Waipahu(East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium) Light Rail best for downtownHonolulu accordi...
Soil Tests Completed Both West Loch station and Waipahu Transit Center had  soil samples taken October 14 to 26, 2011 - ...
Additional Information 3 Min from West Loch to Waipahu Transit Center (Station  4 to Station 5) Travel time to Ala Moana...
Waipahu Community voices theirinput to ProjectApril 15,2009 Waipahu residents had the opportunity to voice their  opinion...
Input Summary from theworkshops Honor Waipahu‟s plantation past   Hawai„i sense of place Sugar cane and taro motifs   ...
WTC Improvements Elevators, escalaors and stairs Handicap-friendly Shuttle and private tour bus area Kiss-and-Ride Th...
WTC TheBus System Currently Waipahu Transit Center services only TheBus  system Connecting Bus Routes: 40. 40A, 42, 50, ...
Design Waipahu Station EarlyStages
Farrington Hwy Route
Economic DevelopmentMay 25,2008 “The company predicts Waipahu could become a low-rise  version of Downtown Honolulu durin...
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A presentation prepared for Deidre Pike's Journalism 302 class in the Spring 2012 semester at the UH School of Communications.

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  • Honor Waipahu’s plantation past Hawai‘i sense of placeSugar cane and taro motifs Ample sun screens and shade Lots of plants and foliage Earth Tones Artwork representing Waipahu history in plaza and stations Stations must be secureEasily accessible for the disabled community Energy-effic
  • Honolulu Rail Transit - Waipahu Station

    1. 1. Waipahu Transit Center Honolulu Rail Road Project Presented by: Sila Manahane
    2. 2. TheBus Waipahu Transit CenterStreet Views 94- Hikimoe St.
    3. 3. Waipahu Is FirstApr 25, 2011 Utility line relocation Will also include relocation of trees, storm drains and water, gas, sewer and phone lines Permission for work permit in Kapolei was in process
    4. 4. Which Rail Type? Heavy Rail- Opt for Waipahu(East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium) Light Rail best for downtownHonolulu according to the AIA
    5. 5. Soil Tests Completed Both West Loch station and Waipahu Transit Center had soil samples taken October 14 to 26, 2011 - Waipahu Transit Center StationMauka side of station - 94-818 Moloalo StreetMakai side - 94-819 Farrington Highway
    6. 6. Additional Information 3 Min from West Loch to Waipahu Transit Center (Station 4 to Station 5) Travel time to Ala Moana Center is estimated 31 min. Operational by 2019 Part of the phase 1 process, Waipahu is the starting point of the project underway
    7. 7. Waipahu Community voices theirinput to ProjectApril 15,2009 Waipahu residents had the opportunity to voice their opinions on the station‟s designs City and County of Honolulu set up 3 workshops for the designers and city members to collaborate Discussion covered landscaping, colors, entryways etc. Designers used the input to make a design that best reflects the Waipahu community
    8. 8. Input Summary from theworkshops Honor Waipahu‟s plantation past Hawai„i sense of place Sugar cane and taro motifs Ample sun screens and shade Lots of plants and foliage Earth Tones Artwork representing Waipahu history in plaza and stations Stations must be secure Easily accessible for the disabled community Energy-effic
    9. 9. WTC Improvements Elevators, escalaors and stairs Handicap-friendly Shuttle and private tour bus area Kiss-and-Ride TheBus Stop TheBus Transit Center TheHandi-Van Pick-up/Drop-off Tour Bus or Private Shuttle Area Planned Number of Entrances: 2 Platform Type: Side
    10. 10. WTC TheBus System Currently Waipahu Transit Center services only TheBus system Connecting Bus Routes: 40. 40A, 42, 50, 432, 433 & 434
    11. 11. Design Waipahu Station EarlyStages
    12. 12. Farrington Hwy Route
    13. 13. Economic DevelopmentMay 25,2008 “The company predicts Waipahu could become a low-rise version of Downtown Honolulu during the next 20 years or so. Conceptual drawings recently released by the company show a massive redevelopment of Waipahu that includes buildings of 10 or more stories near a planned station at Leoku Street and Farrington Highway.” –Sean Hao of Honolulu Advertiser The station would attract more tourists to the area More economic activity brought to area, distancing from plantation town roots Are Waipahu residents ready for a change?

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