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Our Kaka‘ako

Our Kaka‘ako is a community. Our Kaka‘ako encompasses nine city blocks in the heart of Kaka‘ako centered around the arts, culture and creative hub on Auahi, Keawe and Coral streets. It’s an emerging epicenter for Hawai‘i’s urban-island culture that is an incubator for a variety of artists, chefs, influencers and entrepreneurs.

Kaka‘ako Community Development District Rules for the Makai Area

The Kaka‘ako district is centrally located in Honolulu proper, in close proximity to the central business district, the government center, commercial and market facilities, major existing and contemplated transportation routes and recreational and service areas.

Thomas Square Park Upgrades Clears Major Hurdle

The multimillion-dollar plan to renovate the 6.4-acre Thomas Square Park across from the Honolulu Museum of Art has cleared a major hurdle after its final environmental assessment found that the project would pose no significant impact to the environment, according to public documents.

Neil S. Blaisdell Center Master Plan

The Neal S. Blaisdell Center (herein referred to as the “Center”), located on the island of O‘ahu, is effectively Hawai‘i’s largest community center. Known as a place in the community where memories are made, this iconic landmark continues to serve as Honolulu’s premier cultural gathering place.

Ward Village is the Best-Planned Community in the US

The Howard Hughes Corporation is no newcomer to the master plan. Since the 1950s, the company has overseen the development or expansion of some of the country’s best communities.

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.

About Biki

Biki is Honolulu’s new transportation system, brought to you by Bikeshare Hawaii. Launched in late June 2017, Biki has 1,000 bikes at 100 conveniently located self-service “Biki Stops” from Chinatown to Diamond Head.

Makai Area Plan

The area commonly known as Kaka‘ako occupies a vely prominent location in the center of urban Honolulu, lying strategically between the downtown area, the densely populated Malala dishict, Wailciki and Honolulu Harbor. Despite its prime location and its economic importance to the State of Hawaii, Kaka‘ako remains relatively underdeveloped, with aging sbeets, utility systems and buildings.

Thomas Square Park Renovation Master Plan

The City and County of Honolulu (“County”) has prepared a master plan for the renovation of Thomas Square Park. The purpose of the renovation is to revitalize and reactivate the Park to make it a fun place for passive, self-directed outdoor recreation.

Ward Neigborhood

Thoughtfully curated by the community developer The Howard Hughes Corporation, Ward Village is a community with exceptional residences, an eclectic collection of retail stores and entertainment venues, and pedestrian walkways, outdoor gathering spaces that embraces Hawaiian culture, the perfect mix of urban and island living.

Kō'ula Ward Village

Kō'ula, designed by renowned architects Studio Gang, is a mixed-use, high-rise condominium, representing the next milestone in the Howard Hughes Corporation's (HHC)  commitment to Kaka'ako's revitalization.

Kewalo Harbor Improvements

Our goal is to provide a safe, efficient and enjoyable harbor for all. To help insure the safety of our boating community and protect both the harbor and ocean environments we are beginning the efforts to repair and improve Kewalo Basin Harbor.

Mauka Area Rules

The rules are adopted to protect and promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of the community and to protect and preserve places and areas of historical, cultural, architectural, or environmental importance and significance, as set forth in the mauka area plan and chapter 206E, HRS.

Mauka Area Plan

The Kaka‘ako Comm unity Deve lopment District's Mauka Area Plan and Rules (Mauka Plan and Rules) sets fort h policies and direction for both public improvements and private deve lopment within the Mauka Area over the next 10 to 20 years.

Imagine Blaisdell

The City and County of Honolulu owns and operates the 22.4-acre Neal S. Blaisdell Center in the heart of urban Honolulu. To create a roadmap for the site's future, the City conducted an economic feasibility study and a preliminary land use plan to create a vision for a renewed cultural and entertainment complex.

Ward Village Master Plan

The Ward Village Master Plan Update addresses emerging issues associated with changes in the real estate development phases, proposed building programs, quality of life goals, and a refined approach towards the district’s public realm. Innovative architecture and landscape design in support of a high quality of life are key components of the Plan that aims to blend cutting-edge private development with exciting recreational and cultural amenities.

Kō'ula Condo

Koula is the latest luxury condo project in the planning within Ward Village.  Sales may possibly launch as early as December 2018.

Howard Hughes Begins $20 Million Kewalo Harbor Renovation

The Howard Hughes Corp. has begun its $20 million renovation of Kewalo Harbor that will result in long overdue infrastructure improvements and added security.