Real Estate in Hawaii

Ala Moana and Kakaako Market Update - JUNE 2014

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Ala Moana and Kakaako Market Update - JUNE 2014

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Oahu Local Market Update - JUNE 2014

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Oahu Local Market Update - JUNE 2014

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Kakaako has infrastructure for condos, mayor says
Officiating at the Waiea condominium groundbreaking were, from left, David Striph and David Weinreb of the Howard Hughes Corp., Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Kumu Hina Wong-Kalu.

Officiating at the Waiea condominium groundbreaking were, from left, David Striph and David Weinreb of the Howard Hughes Corp., Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Kumu Hina Wong-Kalu.

Kakaako has the necessary infrastructure to handle more than 20 new high-rise condominium towers and the retail development that will surround them, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says.

Caldwell made his assurances during a…

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Hawaii included on Travel + Leisure World’s Best list

Hawaii included on Travel + Leisure World’s Best list

Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa Hawaii in Ko Olina, ranked as the best hotel for families in the United States, according to the annual Travel + Leisure World’s Best list, released Wednesday morning.

The 19th annual World’s Best list is compiled based on a survey of T+L readers and includes every type of visitor experience, from hotels and…

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Project to build tallest building in Hawaii still in limbo

Project to build tallest building in Hawaii still in limbo

Forest City Hawaii has chosen Honolulu’s Nordic PCL Construction Inc. as the general contractor for the $500 million 690 Pohukaina mixed-use project in Kakaako.

A rendering of Forest City Hawaii’s 690 Pohukaina project in Honolulu

A rendering of Forest City Hawaii’s 690 Pohukaina project in Honolulu.

A rendering of Forest City Hawaii’s 690 Pohukaina project in Honolulu.

A rendering of Forest City Hawaii’s 690 Pohukaina project in Honolulu.

It’s been about a year since the developer of the 690 Pohukaina mixed-use project in Kakaako, which would be…

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Hawaii State Federal Credit Union buys Kakaako property for new flagship branch
Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, which recently bought Acme Fender & Paint Shop's property in Kakaako, plans to build a new flagship branch on that property.

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, which recently bought Acme Fender & Paint Shop’s property in Kakaako, plans to build a new flagship branch on that property.

Hawaii State Federal Credit Union, the second-largest credit union in the state, recently purchased the former Acme Fender & Paint Shop property in Kakaako, where it plans to build its new flagship branch not too far away from its current…

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Waikiki Landing developer loses $25M loan commitment for Ala Wai redevelopment

The developers of the Waikiki Landing project, a redevelopment of the commercial and boating services at Hawaii’s Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor, are working to find new funding after losing a $25 million loan commitment for the project.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser Honolulu attorney Keith Kiuchi took over as the Honey Bee USA Inc. project as project developer in March after learning that that a…

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TripAdvisor names Lanikai best beach in the U.S.

Lanikai Beach is the best beach in the United States and the eighth best in the world, according to a new ranking by TripAdvisor.

The website just released its 2014 Travelers’ Choice rankings for top beaches.

Ten of TripAdvisor’s top 25 beaches in the U.S. are located in Hawaii, with Kaanapali, Hanalei, Waianapanapa State Park, Wailea, Maniniowali and Hanauma Bay joining Lanikai in the top 10.

La…

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Howard Hughes Corp. gets OK to lease Honolulu small boat harbor for 45 years

Howard Hughes Corp. gets OK to lease Honolulu small boat harbor for 45 years

The Howard Hughes Corp. will take over operations and management of Kewalo Basin Harbor, between Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki, for up to 45 years under a lease approved Friday by the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

The Howard Hughes Corp. will take over operations and management of Kewalo Basin Harbor, between Downtown Honolulu and Waikiki, for up to 45 years under a lease approved Friday by the Hawaii Community Development Authority.

The Hawaii Community Development Authority on Friday voted to allow The Howard Hughes Corp. to lease Kewalo Basin Harbor for up to 45 years in a public-private partnership…

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As Oahu home prices rise, so does the need for affordable housing

Julie Meier, the president of the Honolulu Board of Realtors, said Monday that while she isn’t surprised the median price for a single-family home on Oahu hit a record-breaking $700,000 in June, she is somewhat surprised that it has happened so fast.

A lack of inventory coupled with high demand sent home prices through the roof in June, according to the board.

Oahu has 2.8 months worth of…

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