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Ward Village vision in Kakaako going on display

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 04:36 p.m. HST, Jan 24, 2014


Howard Hughes Corp., the developer of an envisioned 60-acre community in Kakaako called Ward Village with 22 condominium towers and retail, is showcasing that vision with a new sales and information center in the historic IBM Building.

The info center is slated to open by Friday, and includes an interactive scale model of Honolulu between Diamond Head and Sand Island, a small theater and historical exhibits created in conjunction with Bishop Museum that tell about the Ward property's past back to pre-Western contact. A restaurant is also being built next to the info center, though an operator has yet to be selected.

Sales of condo units in the project's first two towers began last month by appointment. Model units are built out on the IBM Building's sixth floor.







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syhud wrote:
THE RAIL IS COMING! THE RAIL IS COMING! That's the only reason for all this development in the Kakaako district.
on January 24,2014 | 03:53PM
Skyler wrote:
They should have had HART give them a scale model of where the train is supposed to run nearby.... along with the soundtrack, of course.
on January 24,2014 | 11:54PM
kukui_nut wrote:
Their vision blocks my view.
on January 24,2014 | 03:55PM
Maneki_Neko wrote:
22 new condos. I'm going to buy up red tee shirts in granny sizes and make a killing at the public hearings.
on January 24,2014 | 04:09PM
Papakolea808 wrote:
This is absolutely horrible. What an eye sore. Did they even talk to the community / legislators / councilman before they planned this? I'll be at the front of the protest to stop this from happening.
on January 24,2014 | 04:10PM
mcc wrote:
Reminds me of Hong Kong.
on January 24,2014 | 05:02PM
OPGLAW wrote:
make it bike and pedestrian friendly, with NO UGLY BEIGE RECTANGLE BUILDINGS and I'm a fan.
on January 24,2014 | 06:07PM
dakine77 wrote:
HH Corp, you're destroying Hawaii. What a shame. Personally, I'll be moving off Oahu to avoid being anywhere near this monstrosity. Come on people, why are we letting folks with no appreciation of the 'aina or sense of aloha ruin our home?!!
on January 24,2014 | 06:38PM
honupono wrote:
I want to buy there hopefully I will get a lottery spot to make my dream come true. Since I live on prospect now, I'll rent my condo out and buy new. I can't wait.
on January 24,2014 | 07:01PM
Rapanui00 wrote:
Corruption and insanity at the highest level - the true end of Honolulu as we know it….All sad and depressing!
on January 24,2014 | 08:13PM
pj737 wrote:
Apparently these million dollar condos will have million dollar views of... other million dollar condos. LOL
on January 24,2014 | 08:42PM
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