Entries by Malia L. Meenderman

Top 10 Vacation condos in and near Waikiki

Many people love to vacation in Hawaii. Plenty of visitors come regularly to Waikiki for many years. After so many repeat visits, it can make sense to buy a condo to use while vacationing and then enjoy rental income when not in Hawaii. Quite a few condominiums in and near Waikiki are individually owned and […]

The 1133 Kaiulani condo project is canceled – Waikiki

The 1133 Kaiulani condo project is canceled. The developers, Kobayashi Group, MacNaughton group, and Black Sand Capital were joining forces to build this condo. After years of planning, the developers canceled the project citing rising construction costs. The higher costs have made the project less attractive as a residential condo. However, after years of delays, […]

Merriman’s restaurant at the Anaha in Kakaako’s Ward Village opens

Merriman’s restaurant has opened on the ground floor of the Anaha condo in Kakaako’s Ward Village. The farm to table restaurant by Peter Merriman has been much-anticipated in the Kakaako community. The styling is a french-bistro with focus on Hawaii Regional Cuisine. Each dish at Merriman’s is crafted using local ingredients from the Hawaiian islands, and […]

The Gateway towers condo is on hold – Kakaako

It’s official, the Gateway Towers condo building is on hold. Many have been wondering what was happening with this project. The Gateway developer, Howard Hughes, has had more than 60% of the building under contract. Yesterday, May 24th, the Gateway contract holders were notified of the cancellation of their contracts. Technically the developer has said […]

Azure Ala Moana a new Ala Moana condo – Honolulu

ProsPac Holdings backed by a group of Chinese Investors are developing Azure Ala Moana a new Ala Moana condo. This is a 41-story mixed-use tower at the corner of Makaloa Street and Keeaumoku Street across from Walmart. The site is located at 1518 Makaloa Street. Condo units available This building has 4 sections. The first […]