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Honolulu-based Design Partners Inc. awarded $30M military Contract

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 3/17/2017

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded a $30 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, architect-engineering contract to Honolulu-based Design Partners Inc. for designing and engineering services for housing and other lodging type projects at various locations for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Pacific’s area...

Condominium project near Ala Moana Center nearly sold out

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 12/15/2016

Kapiolani Residence, a 484-unit high rise condominium project near Ala Moana Center, is nearly sold out, with only three units remaining, the developer said.  The property is sold out of affordable units, representing 60 percent...

Scenes of Kakaako's evolution: Slideshow

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 11/29/2016

The Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako has been growing at a steady pace with some mixed-use condominium projects completed, such as Castle & Cooke Hawaii’s 400 Keawe and Alexander & Baldwin Inc.’s The Collection.  There are others that are still under construction...

A wonderland of Learning - Peek into our newest neighborhood

Source: Punahou School
Published: 10/20/2016

The eager faces of children streaming into the winding woodchip trails of their new home each morning make the Sidney and Minnie Kosasa Neighborhood feel more like a wonderland than school. While bracketed by the normal rites and routines of school...

Koa Ridge Village Center no longer is in planning stages

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 10/20/2016

Castle & Cooke’s Koa Ridge master-planned community has completed planning for the Village Center, “the heart of the community,” according to a company statement. The center is designed as a gathering place with shopping, dining and entertainment options...

Elementary School at Schofield is renamed for Inouye

Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser
Posted: 10/18/2016

An elementary school serving mostly military families on Schofield Barracks now bears the name of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, who was remembered Monday during a ceremony at the campus as a staunch supporter of education and the military.  Inouye, a highly...

Wahiawa school renamed in honor of late U.S. Sen. Inouye

Source: Hawaii News Now
Published: 10/17/2016

WAHIAWA, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Hawaii elementary school was officially rededicated Monday in honor of one of Hawaii's most influential and powerful Congressional leaders: the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K. Inouye.  The state Board of Education...

Kosasa Neighborhood - Design Facilitates 21st Century Learning

Source: YouTube (Punahou School)
Published: 10/3/2016

See the video produced by Punahou School highlighting key design elements of new Kosasa Neighborhood and how it supports and encourages 21st Century Learning.

A Wonder Workbox

Source: Building Industry Hawaii
Published: 10/1/2016

The Sidney and Minnie Kosasa Neighborhood is a suite of four classroom buildings in Punahou School's Barwick Playground.  But it is also an instructional ecosystem that integrates "green" practices into Punahou's Grades 2-5 curriculum.  "Punahou wants their students to embrace sustainability...

Big interest in project's affordable housing units near Ala Moana Center

Source: Pacific Business News
Published: 9/23/2016

An affordable housing condominium project scheduled to start construction soon near Ala Moana Center received more than 900 applications for the 292 affordable spaces.  The 45-story project, called Kapiolani Residence, will have 484 residential units total with 292 reserved for qualified Hawaii...

Lower-Priced Condo Project Attracts 900 For 292 Units

Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser
Posted: 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...

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....

Kamehameha Schools seek tenants for 88-unit rental building

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...

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...