Stories

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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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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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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April 17, 2018

These are the Three Lowest Priced (move-in ready) Condos on the Market in Kakaako Right Now

Kakaako offers one of the best lifestyle opportunities anywhere on the island, the ability to walk, work, and play from right here in the neighborhood is something most other communities on the island can't offer. With all this convenience comes with a bit of a price tag. Yes, Kakaako ...

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April 9, 2018

Whole Foods Market Kakaako Opening May 9th!

There has been a lot of anticipation surrounding Ward Villages in Kakaako's first grocery store, but wait no more! The opening date is going to be May 9th. This grocery store isn't just any old store, it's a 72,000 square foot two story, behemoth of a ...

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Sept. 22, 2017

1938 Indochine, Qing Mu, two new restaurants coming to Kakaako

Qing Mu MenuNeed another reason to make Kakaako your new home? We’ll give you three: 1938 Indochine, Qing Mu and Bluetree Cafe will be joining Kakaako’s flourishing culinary scene in Spring 2018. The three new restaurants will open at The Collection -- a development of contemporary residences in the heart of Kakaako– and ...

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