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We are located in the lobby of the Marco Polo building.  We specialize in managing properties in Kaka’ako.  


Kaka’ako is located between downtown Honolulu and Waikiki.  Kaka’ako offers an urban feel in an up and coming area.  Ward Village offers many restaurants and shops.  For entertainiment, there is Ward Theatres and Ward Center as well as the Neil S. Blaisdell center.  Steps from Ala Moana Beach Park and Kaka’ako Waterfront park, Kaka’ako offers a wide range of activities for residents and visitors. Safeway and Foodland are five minutes away and Whole Foods Hawaii flagship store is soon to be constructed and will be opening in the next few years.

This area is currently undergoing redevelopment.  The Howard Hughes Corporation along with the Hawaii Community Development Authority and Kamehameha Schools  have begun a complete rebuilding of Kaka’ako.  The community used to consist of condominiums intertwined with an industrial area.  Upon completion, Kaka’ako will feature several new hi rise condominiums, parks, shops and restaurants.  The area will be more resident friendly as it will have additional parks and recreational areas.  

Kaka’ako Waterfront park is a 30 acre park that has picnic areas, water fountains, free parking, an ampitheatre, and jogging paths.  There isn’t a sandy beach but the park is popular for its south shore surfing spots.  The park is adjacent to Kewalo Basin.  The basin is a harbor that is frequented by surfers, fisherman, divers, and tour companies. In addition to the annual New Year’s extravaganza at Waterfront Park there is the monthly food truck night known as “Eat the Street”.  Very popular among locals and tourists alike, there are many different food choices to choose from.    

Schools

Oahu’s public school system is uniform throughout all of the islands in Hawaii.  However there can be variances based on neighborhoods.  Elementary runs through grade six.  Middle school or Junior high school includes grades seven and eight.  High school is grades nine through twelve.  There are private schools if parents elect that route.  There are close to 40 private high schools on Oahu.    


The most popular private schools are Kamehameha and Punahou.  Private schools range from K-12.  Tuition costs for younger grades start at $5000 and can range as high as $20,000 for high school.