Community News

Jan. 1, 2019

Sandbox Coworking to Open in Kakaako in July 2019

The Sandbox Kakaako

The Sandbox is the latest co-working space to provide a home for entrepreneurs in the rapidly growing Kakaako neighborhood. The Sandbox is just a small piece of what will eventually become the Kakaako Innovation Block. The two-story Sandbox will span 13,500 square feet and it to be completed in ...

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Dec. 4, 2018

Ala Moana Beach Park to get "World Class" Playground

Ala Moana Beach Park is one of the largest parks in Honolulu and it's getting a huge makeover. Wider sidewalks, sand replenishment, and upgraded pavilions are just some of the upgrades we can expect over the next couple of the years. Earlier this year the City installed sand volleyball ...

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Oct. 1, 2018

Festa Italiana Kakaako

Festa Italiana will once again light up the streets of Kakaako with amazing Italian dishes from some of Oahu's most amazing Italian restaurants. This weekend, October 6, 2018, you'll find a variety of Italian food vendors and entertainment from 4pm to 10pm. It'll be the perfect family ...

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Sept. 5, 2018

Is Ala Moana the New Kakaako?

Welcome to Ala Moana Midtown

Over the last five years, Kakaako's skyline has undergone a dramatic transformation. The landscape has been changed by seven new completed residential towers bringing more than 2,000 units into the neighborhood with two more towers to be completed at the beginning and middle ...

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Aug. 27, 2018

Honolulu Affordable Housing

Honolulu Affordable Housing

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Let's take a look at the Honolulu affordable housing requirements. Affordable housing in Honolulu is certainly in short supply. When developers offer them for sale, often because they are required to by state law, hundreds and often thousands apply for the very limited ...

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Aug. 10, 2018

Is Kakaako one of the best neighborhoods in Oahu?

Kakaako to me is one of the best neighborhoods in Oahu. 

When you're thinking about buying or renting a home you need to keep in mind you're not just moving into a house, you're also becoming part of a neighborhood. Many of us who have lived ...

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May 25, 2018

The Howard Hughes Corporation to Redraw Master Plan Foregoing New Towers, Adds Plans for Elevated Walkways

The Howard Hughes Corporation, the developer behind the Ward Village master plan, has announced that its Gateway Towers project has been put on hold indefinitely as the company reenvisions its master plan. 

“We’re going to put Gateway [Towers] on hold and go through a redesign there so that it ...

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May 15, 2018

Ward Village’s Much-Anticipated ‘Central Plaza’ Breaks Ground

Local parks and open-air green spaces have long served as an integral part of a healthy, thriving community. Major cities around the world have incorporated parks into their urban landscape -- take New York City’s Central Park, for example. Its idyllic beauty aside, it provides proven economic benefits that extend to ...

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April 26, 2018

Down to Earth Kakaako: Open For Business Friday!!!

Down To Earth Kakaako

Kakaako's first grocery store will officially open tomorrow morning at 6am. Down to Earth Kakaako will be a 13,000 square foot store on the ground floor of Keauhou Lane. What will be different about the Kakaako location from the health food stores other locations is the hot food ...

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