Hawaii's Stored Water: Where we have been and where do we go next?
  1. Hawaii's Stored Water: Where we have been and where do we go next?

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    As Hawaii looks at the issue of increasing the supply of freshwater, one of the questions that arises is what is the role of stored water in addressing that issue. The Freshwater Initiative of the Hawaii Community Foundation contracted with the Collaborative Leaders Network to reach out to knowledgeable individuals who represent the various points‐of‐view.

  2. Building Shared Understanding Through System Mapping

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    As part of recent efforts to improve the quality of outcomes for Hawaii’s youngest children, Scott Spann was contracted by Collaborative Leaders Network to lead a diverse group of 80+ public and private stakeholders through a system mapping process. This collaborative process was designed to build both shared reality and shared understanding among the stakeholders, enabling them to collaborate and agree upon common priorities.

  3. Designing the Future of Kakaako Makai

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    The challenge in 2005 — a luxury high‐rise proposed in Kakaako Makai, a 600 acre‐area situated on Honolulu’s waterfront between Waikiki and downtown — provoked a strong community reaction. Project opponents had different interests, but they were united in their opposition to what they regarded as a lack of public consultation regarding both the project and the future of the entire Kakaako Makai area.

  4. Lanai Wind Farm

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    Plans for a large scale wind farm on Lanai involved multiple collaborative processes over several years and included consideration of a package of community benefits for Lanai residents impacted by the project. Negotiations for the community benefits portion of the power purchase agreement were led by Robbie Alm, whose strategy is featured here.  The process on Lanai […]

  5. KPAA's Community Indicators 2006 Project

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    The nonprofit Kaua‘i Planning & Action Alliance (KPAA) was established to serve as a catalyst and foster collaboration among government agencies, nonprofits, and community groups on major challenges facing the island.  KPAA’s first assignment was to develop indicators and benchmarks to measure progress on issues that were included in the Kauai General Plan 2000.

  6. The Ok Tedi Negotiations

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    Between November 2005 and June 2007, a team from The Keystone Center helped organize and implement a multiparty negotiation process aimed at increased redress for people affected by river contamination from the Ok Tedi Mine in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Ok Tedi is often cited as one of the worst man‐made environmental disasters in the world. It […]

  7. Hawaiian Electric Company: East Oahu Transmission Project

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    Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO), long concerned about power transmission reliability on the island of Oahu, proposed the siting of towers supporting 128 kV power lines along Waahila Ridge, which cradles the eastern side of Manoa Valley. This was a very controversial project, both because of its location in Manoa and…

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This section includes the story of how the Collaborative Leaders Network (CLN) came about and a description of the team of facilitators behind the strategies offered here.

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