Lower-priced condo project attracts 900 for 292 units

Source: Star Advertiser
Published: 9/23/2016

About 900 Hawaii residents want one, but only about 300 can have one. That sums up the competition for affordable homes in a planned high-rise condominium near Ala Moana Center slated to start construction in the next few months.  The developer of the project called Kapiolani Residence released...


Avalon Development's Hawaii Kai rental housing project nears completion

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 9/9/2016

Kamehameha Schools’ 88 unit, seven-story low-rise rental building in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako is seeking residents to occupy the 440 Keawe St. reserve housing project, the $11 billion private educational charitable trust said this week.  The Flats at Puunui project is...


Kakaako affordable rentals grow

Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser
Posted: 9/9/2016

Local residents earning no mare than the median income in Honolulu have an opportunity to make Kakaako their home.  Kamehameha Schools announced Thursday that its midrise affordable rental apartment building at 440 Keawe St. now named the Flats at Pu'unui is ready....

Punahou School gets new state-of-the-art facility

Source: Hawaii News Now
Published: 8/26/2016

MANOA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - When the second and third graders started school at Punahou School, they got a whole new building.  The idea was to create a green environment that's innovative enough so that the facilities themselves become a teaching tool...


A Joyful Introduction to a New Home

Source: Punahou School
Published: 8/25/2016

The sound of children's laughter and the patter of bare feet rang through the courtyards and classroom studios of Punahou's latest addition to its campus today.  During recess, excitement filled the grassy expanses of a renewed Barwick Playground as students explored wood-chip trails, climbed boulders and...

Kapiolani Residence high-rise promises affordable units for residents

Source: Khon2
Published: 6/23/2016

Ala Moana is getting a new high-rise, one that its developer says is aimed to be affordable for residents.  Kapiolani Residence will be located at 1631 Kapiolani Boulevard, across the street from 24 Hour Fitness.  It will be 45 stories tall with 292...


New Kapalama Hale satellite city hall opens in Iwilei

Source: Khon2
Published: 6/21/2016

The new satellite city hall facility at Kapalama Hale held a soft opening Tuesday, welcoming the public to the city’s newly renovated facility at 925 Dillingham Boulevard.   Kapalama Hale is the new name of what was formerly known as the Sprint Building...


7000 Hawaii Kai Drive rental development opens in East Oahu

Source: Khon2
Published: 6/17/2016

East Oahu’s first rental-only high-rise to be built in more than a decade is now open.  Dozens were on hand for the grand opening of 7000 Hawaii Kai Drive.  The 269-unit development features two-, three-, and four-bedroom units.  Fifty-four of them are considered affordable, and...


Kapiolani Residence: Everything you need to know

Source: Kaka'
Published: 5/21/2016

With all the new construction projects going on in Kakaako and urban Honolulu, developers are realizing there is a real need, and demand, for moderately priced housing. The HCDA does a great job ensuring that at least 20% of the housing built in the Kakaako neighborhood...


Avalon Development's Hawaii Kai rental housing project nears completion

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 5/6/2016

Avalon Development Co.’s 7000 Hawaii Kai rental housing project in East Oahu, which began construction in October 2014, is nearing total completion, the head of the Honolulu development company confirmed to PBN Friday.  The 269-unit, $165 million long-planned project,...


Hawaii Technology Academy opens in new Central Oahu Building

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 4/12/2016

Hawaii Technology Academy, the largest tuition-free public charter school in the state, has opened in its new digs in Waipahu in Central Oahu, the developer of the property confirmed to Pacific Business News this week.  The tech school, which uses a blended model...


Castle & Cooke's 3,500-home Koa Ridge project to move ahead

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 4/6/2016

Castle & Cooke Hawaii’s long-delayed 3,500-home Koa Ridge master-planned community in Central Oahu will move ahead after the Hawaii State Supreme Court ruled in favor of the developer on Wednesday, saying the Hawaii Land Use Commission properly...


King's Village high-rise headed for full council vote

Source: KITV
Published: 3/31/2016

HONOLULU - A one-acre site where the King's Shopping Village and two low rise apartments now sit, is zoned for resort.  Razing the shopping plaza would displace many small businesses. This Trike Tour company that lost its previous space at the International market place.  The project...

Pre-leasing begins for Hawaii Kai rental project

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 3/2/2015

Pre-leasing began Monday for 7000 Hawaii Kai, a 269-unit rental project being developed by Honolulu-based Avalon Development Co. LLC, the head of the firm told PBN.  The $165 million long-planned project, originally called the Hale Ka Lae condominium, began construction...


Castle & Cooke opens up sales information center for 400 Keawe

Source: KHON2
Published: 1/18/2015

It’s an exciting time for some Oahu residents looking for a new home in Honolulu.  Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii hosted their grand opening celebration on Sunday for their 400 Keawe sales information center.  The facility will provide potential...

Avalon Development Celebrates Construction Start on $165M Hawaii Kai Apartment Complex

Source: Commercial Property Executive
Published: 10/21/2014

Construction on a 269-unit Hawaii Kai residential rental project that was initially planned as a luxury condominium complex is set to begin this Friday, with a groundbreaking ceremony.  Construction on a 269-unit Hawaii Kai residential rental project...


Hawaii architect Vernon Inoshita offers his take on Kakaako

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 9/30/2014

Vernon Inoshita, the head of Honolulu-based Design Partners Inc., one of Hawaii’s largest architecture firms, feels that the growing Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako is fairly well planned.  After all, he's well qualified to know this after living is..


New rental apartment complex will have some affordable units

Source: Khon2
Published: 9/30/2014

A vacant plot of land in Hawaii Kai is going to be turned into a rental apartment complex.  The developer, Avalon Development Company, presented details to the Hawaii Kai Neighborhood Board on Tuesday night.  Avalon already has all the necessary approvals and permits, and the project is...


New mixed-use residential project in Kakaako

Source: Honolulu Magazine
Published: 2/26/2014

Kamehameha Schools today announced that it is collaborating with Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii Inc. to develop a mixed-use project in Kakaako that will add a total of 183 housing units to the island’s urban housing market. The project will be located on the block bound by Auahi, Keawe and...

The Collection sales start strong

Source: Honolulu Magazine
Published: 8/20/2013

If you didn’t check out The Collection in Kakaako when sales opened on Saturday, you’ll have another chance today.  Dozens of people waited overnight for a chance to buy one of the first units in the latest high-rise planned for the upcoming Kakaako neighborhood...