On Thursday, March 5, 2015, we held a community forum on the Honolulu rail project, with an overview of the acquisition, eminent domain, and relocation process. For those who were not able to join us, we recorded the sessions, and post them below.
For HART's video flyover simulation of the entire Phase 1 system, go here.
Introduction: An Overview of the Honolulu Rail Project:
The Numbers: How Much Land, How Much Money, How Much Time?
Key Terms in Eminent Domain Law:
The Acquisition Process: Negotiation and the "Dear Owner" Letter:
Appraisals From the Eminent Domain Perspective:
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I stop the Honolulu Rail Project?
Can I force HART to move the alignment of the guideway?
Do I have claims for noise, dust, and vibrations from the project construction and operation?
Business losses, business interruption, and lost profits
Property Taxes in Eminent Domain
Mortgages and Eminent Domain
Tenant and Landlord Issues in Eminent Domain: Will Tenants Get Any Share Of The Award?
Relocation Benefits for Owners and Tenants