Stanford Carr to develop A&B’s affordable housing in Kakaako
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 03:07:14 +0000
PBS Hawaii sells Waikiki property for $3.5M
The Hawaii agency overseeing the redevelopment of the Honolulu neighborhood of Kakaako has given approval to Honolulu-based Stanford Carr Development to take over a planned affordable housing development near Ala Moana Center.
The project at 404 Piikoi St. is meant to satisfy Alexander & Baldwin Inc.’s affordable housing requirement for its 43-story Waihonua at Kewalo condominium tower, which is currently under construction.
“Essentially, A&B had a partner who could not get financing for the…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 02:33:28 +0000
Honolulu law firm announces new name, leadership
PBS Hawaii said Friday that it has closed on the sale of its property in Waikiki, which was once to be the site of the public television station’s new home, to MW Group for $3.5 million.
Honolulu-based MW Group, which plans to build a 140 studio to two-bedroom unit assisted-living senior housing project called The Plaza at Waikiki on the 28,761-square-foot parcel, located at 1812 Kalakaua Ave. between the former Hard Rock Cafe building and the Ala Wai Canal.
MW Group said that it plans to start…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:56:33 +0000
Hawaii Ethics Commission concerned with Macy’s ‘Believe’ promotion in public schools
The Honolulu law firm Porter McGuire Kiakona Chow LLP has a new name, as new leadership has been added and former partners have moved on to form their own firm.
The firm, which used to be called Porter Tom Quitiquit Chee & Watts, now consists of Christian Porter, Laree McGuire, Kapono Kiakona and Bryson Chow.
In addition to the name change, the firm is now focusing more on condominium and community association work, in anticipation of a growing demand for legal guidance with the rise in construction…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:54:22 +0000
Castle & Cooke to develop condo project in Kakaako on Kamehameha Schools land
The Hawaii State Ethics Commission has raised concerns with Macy’s seasonal Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser in an advisory that asks employees of the state Department of Education not to promote it on school grounds.
The Macy’s “Believe” campaign isn’t new; it has been entering schools locally and nationally for the past seven years, said Siana Austin Hunt, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Hawaii Foundation.
The Macy’s “Believe” campaign works by having “wish kids,” or ambassadors…
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:25:11 +0000
Castle & Cooke Inc. will join Hawaii developers such as Alexander & Baldwin Inc. and Stanford Carr Development in developing a residential condominium project in Kakaako as part of landowner Kamehameha Schools’ “Our Kakaako” master plan.
Anthony Ching, executive director of the Hawaii Community Development Authority, the state agency charged with redeveloping Kakaako, confirmed to PBN that Castle & Cooke would build reserved housing units along Keawe Street between Pohukaina and Auahi streets,…