Kamehameha Schools’ $90M Keauhou Lane

Kamehameha Schools’ $90 million Keauhou Lane mixed-use project is scheduled to break ground next month in the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, the developer said Monday. It includes 209 rental units and about 32,300 square feet of restaurant and retail space Oregon-based Gerding Edlen is developing the project on behalf of the state’s largest private landowner, […]

Kamehameha Schools may lease Kakaako lands intended for condo towers, exec says

Kamehameha Schools will eventually lease the vacant buildings on two three-acre lots in Kakaako, where developers scrapped plans to build at least one luxury condominium tower, the trust’s top executive in its commercial real estate division confirmed to PBN Wednesday. The state’s largest private landowner is in the midst of concluding matters with The MacNaughton […]

Kamehameha Schools’ Kakaako project going as planned, exec says

Redeveloping its 30-acre piece of the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako is, by far, the biggest commercial real estate development project Kamehameha Schools is currently undertaking. Walter Thoemmes, managing director of commercial real estate for the $11 billion educational-focused trust, recently told PBN in an exclusive interview, that Kakaako is turning out to be nearly exactly […]

‘Interim uses’ to be part of Kamehameha Schools’ ‘Our Kakaako’ plan

As Kamehameha Schools enters its sixth year in its 15-year “Our Kakaako” master plan, which covers nine blocks mauka of Ala Moana Boulevard in Honolulu, there may be some parts of the development that will be utilized for “interim uses,” the chair of the trust’s board of trustees told PBN. Lance Wilhelm, chairman of Kamehameha […]

Kamehameha Schools’ may not develop all parcels in ‘Our Kakaako’ plan

Kamehameha Schools, Hawaii’s largest private landowner, and one of the major developers of the growing Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, probably won’t develop all of the parcels in its “Our Kakaako” plan — at least during this current economic cycle — the chairman of the $9.2 billion trust’s board recently said at a construction industry event. […]

Honolulu Seawater A/C could be cooling Kakaako high-rise condos

The Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning project, which expects to start construction this fall on the system to cool Downtown Honolulu office buildings and condominium towers with cold water from the ocean, may be expanding to cool the scores of high-rise condos being built nearby in the growing Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, the project’s CEO told […]

Alexander & Baldwin paid $23M to buy Kakaako lot from Kamehameha Schools

Alexander & Baldwin Inc.’s real estate subsidiary paid $23 million to Kamehameha Schools to purchase the three-acre former CompUSA lot in Kakaako, the site of the Honolulu-based developer’s 465-unit mixed-use The Collection condominium project, according to public records. In October, A&B Properties Inc. said it purchased the lot, which is bounded by Ala Moana Boulevard, […]

Alexander & Baldwin buys land at its planned The Collection condominium in Kakaako

Alexander & Baldwin Inc.’s subsidiary has acquired the three acre former CompUSA lot in Kakaako from Kamehameha Schools that it will use to develop its 466-unit mixed-use The Collection condominium project. Construction is scheduled to start soon and estimated to be completed in late 2016. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Located at 600 […]

Honolulu’s Kakaako gains first ‘parklets’ in front of Hank’s Haute Dogs

The trendy Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako, which is in the midst of gaining thousands of new residents in a bunch of high-rise ondominiumss being built in the area, is following a growing trend in Mainland cities such as San Francisco when it comes to public outdoor spaces. Landowner Kamehameha Schools has unleashed a couple of […]

Hawaii agency approves Castle & Cooke-Kamehameha Schools condominium project

The Hawaii Community Development Authority on Tuesday unanimously approved a joint development by Castle & Cooke Homes Hawaii and Kamehameha Schools that will add 183 condominium units on Keawe Street in Honolulu. Castle & Cooke’s portion of the project will include 95 condos in a 65-feet-high mid-rise building in Kakaako. Seventy-five of the units will […]