Source: Star Advertiser
Published: September 29, 2019
No one is redrawing the edge of Waikiki, but a growing number of planned hotel projects on Kapiolani Boulevard promise to stretch the primary urban zone for vacation accommodations on Oahu.
A local high-tech entrepreneur is the latest developer to propose a hotel on Kapiolani — and it’s the biggest one to date by far.
Fred Chan of KC Rainbow Development Co. unveiled plans last week for a 45-story hotel with 785 units close to the Hawaii Convention Center on a site next to the planned Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences tower slated for 125 hotel rooms and 99 residential condominiums [in partnership with Design Partners Incorporated].