Condos For Sale in Hawaiki Tower, Kaka'ako, HI
Hawaiki Tower is a mixed-use luxary high-rise tower located at 88 Piikoi Street in the Kaka'ako/Ala Moana area, adjacent to the Ala Moana Shopping Center. This building was completed in 1999, developed by Nauru Phosphate Royalites (Nauru Tower), designed by widely-recognized architect Barry Patten of Australia in collaboration with GYA Architects (of Hawai'i), and built by the Hawaiian Dredging Construction Company.
Hawaiki has a Diamond Head/Ewa orientation, with the more desirable ocean and park views on the Diamond Head side and views of neighboring condominiums on the Ewa Side. The building itself is located in an excellent spot, with Foodland Farms across the street and Ala Moana Beach Park being a short 5-minute walk away. Located at the ground level is a 24/7 tea shop and a popular restaurant among residents. A Biki station is also conveniently placed at the base of the building for biking enthusiasts, while drivers have easy access to both the Nimitz and H1 highways.
The Hawaiki tower stands 46-stories tall and features 417 residential units as well as 8 commercial units (including KHON-TV's studio on the ground floor). The building features contemporary architecture and well-maintained common areas, on top of being located in an excellent neighborhood.
Hawaiki Tower offers a variety of luxurious amenities, including:
- A residential entance ramp via Waimanu Street that leads to guest parking, walking gardens, and the gorgoeus 3-story glass-atrium-style 3rd floor lobby
- A winter garden on the 35th floor for residents to enjoy West-facing views in a partially enclosed lanai space
Likewise, a recreation deck offers a variety of amenities, such as:
- A large heated swimming pool and jacuzzi
- A spa
- A tennis court
- BBQ areas
- A kids playground
Hawaiki Tower offers 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom unit options, with 842 sq. ft., 1018-1618 sq ft., and 2126-2369 sq. ft. of space respectively.
Though many of the units have been upgraded, some of the original finishes of the building's residential features include:
- Marble and granite countertops
- Designer cabinetry
- Cast iron porcelain bathtubs
- Tiled floors in the kitchen, entryway, and bathrooms
- Carpeting in the living and bedroom areas
- Sub-zero and Gaggenau appliances in the kitchen
Most units do not have lanais or floor-to-ceiling glass except for higher floor units.
For those who are concerned about nearby schools, elementary students are close to Queen Ka'ahumanu Elementary School, intermediate students are close to Washington Middle School, and high school students are close to McKinley High School. University students are likewise within driving distance of the University of Hawai'i at Manoa and Chaminade University.