Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
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This study is an exploration of power structures governing the redevelopment of Honolulu’s Kaka‘ako neighborhood. Through participant observation of three initiatives that utilize creative placemaking as a tool for asserting the right to the city, this thesis offers active strategies of opposition to the commodification of culture by developers.
Balderston, Adele, "Voices of Kaka‘ako: A Narrative Atlas of Participatory Placemaking in Urban Honolulu" (2016). CUNY Academic Works.