Kaka’ako is a dynamic urban island neighborhood in the heart of Honolulu. With exciting restaurants, vibrant nightlife, and a thriving art scene, it is a progressive community that attracts creatives, adventurers, and everyone in between. Kaka’ako has come a long way from its salt making, and industrial roots to become one of the most desirable urban centers in Hawaii. The fish ponds and farming lands of yesteryear have made way for high-rises, spacious sidewalks, and shaded walkways filled with colorful street art.
Real estate in Kaka’ako
Kaka’ako is a pedestrian-friendly mixed-use development with housing options ranging from condo towers to low rise residences. As a master-planned community, Kaka’ako is being developed in two phases, namely Increments I and II.Increment I currently offers 1,336 housing units, 34% of which are rentals. It also features more than 184,000 square feet of commercial space and roughly 50,000 square feet of green spaces and walking paths. Blocks A,B,E, and F of this part of the community have been fully built out.
Residential areas and housing developments within Increment I include:
- 400 Keawe (Block B)
- 680 Ala Moana (Block F)
- Keauhou Lane (Block A)
- Keauhou Place (Block A)
- SALT (Block F)
- The Collection (Block E)
- The Flats at Puunui (Block B)
Things to see and do in Kaka’ako
- SALT at Our Kaka'ako is an 85,000-square feet lifestyle complex with upscale retail, innovative dining, public art, and entertainment. Known for its colorful murals, SALT received the 2018 Shopping Center of the Year (SCOTY) award from the International Council of Shopping Centers.
- Kaka'ako Farmers Market at Ward Village features vendors selling locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as gourmet meals and drinks.