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Hawaii to use seawater to cool state office buildings in Honolulu

The state of Hawaii on Tuesday said it reached a preliminary agreement with Honolulu Seawater Air Conditioning to cool seven state office buildings and the state Capitol, a move that could save taxpayers more than $14 million a year. Under the terms .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 14th, 2017

A&B to bring property management of 30 Hawaii commercial buildings in-house

Alexander & Baldwin Inc., one of the largest commercial property owners in Hawaii, with some 30 retail, office or industrial properties across the state, is bringing the management of these commercial holdings in-house, a spokeswoman for the Honolulu-bas.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 6th, 2017

Hawaii state office building reopens after 14-year closure

The state of Hawaii’s Princess Victoria Kamamalu Building in Downtown Honolulu has re-opened after being vacant for more than a dozen years, following an extensive $27 million renovation that included asbestos abatement. State workers returned.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2017

Hawaii portfolio of state-owned affordable buildings draws "robust" interest

The HHFDC listed the six buildings — three in Honolulu, one in Kapolei and one each on Maui and the Big Island with a combined total of more than 1,200 units and some 86,000 square feet — with CBRE last month......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2017

Downtown Honolulu office market posts Q2 gains as rents rise

The 13 Class A buildings on Oahu — the majority of which are in Downtown Honolulu — gained 34,381 square feet of occupancy and had a combined vacancy rate of 15.6 percent, according to the report by Hawaii Commercial Real Estate.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 9th, 2017

Prominent Downtown Honolulu office building back on the market

Alii Place, a prominent Downtown Honolulu office building, is back on the market after the state of Hawaii decided against its plans to purchase the 25-story building, an executive from the company that owns the building confirmed to Pacific Business N.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2017

CBRE Hawaii tapped to lease Ala Moana office buildings

General Growth Properties Inc., the majority owner of Ala Moana Center in Honolulu and the two office buildings adjacent to the state’s largest shopping mall, has tapped CBRE Hawaii to handle leasing at these two high-rise office towers, the comme.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 2nd, 2017

State won"t buy Downtown Honolulu office building

The state of Hawaii is not moving ahead with its proposed purchase of the 316,000-square-foot Downtown Honolulu office building Alii Place, a spokeswoman from Gov. David Ige’s office confirmed to Pacific Business News on Monday. Jodi Leong said the app.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2016

Hawaii again tops nation for saving energy at government buildings

For the fifth straight year, the state of Hawaii is the nation’s leader per capita in saving energy at its office buildings, the state said Thursday. The Energy Services Coalition recently recognized Hawaii as the best in the U.S. in energy performance.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 29th, 2016

Office of Hawaiian Affairs sues state, University of Hawaii over Mauna Kea

The state Office of Hawaiian Affairs is suing the state of Hawaii and the University of Hawaii for what it calls “their longstanding and well-documented mismanagement of Mauna Kea,” and seeks to terminate the university’s lease of the land on.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 8th, 2017

FEMA says Hawaii no longer at risk of suspension from National Flood Insurance Program

Hawaii is no longer at risk of suspension from the National Flood Insurance Program, according to a letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency. In April 2016, FEMA warned the state that Hawaii Senate Bill 586, which exempted buildings on agr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 24th, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines moves into new cargo facility after fixing 3,700 issues

Hawaiian Airlines has begun to move into its new cargo and maintenance facility at the Honolulu International Airport after correcting nearly 3,700 deficiencies.  The state of Hawaii broke ground on the facility in October 2013 as part of the airport .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 18th, 2017

Upstart real estate company leaves Cool Springs for downtown tower

The move speaks to the emphasis real estate companies are placing on branding and image as Nashville continues to be inundated with newcomer, out-of-state investors and developers who increasingly own notable buildings and shape how the skyline changes......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 17th, 2017

Window sign outlines plans for historic Downtown Honolulu building

The building is on the National Register of Historic Places, but is not on the Hawaii State Register of Historic Places......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 13th, 2017

Oahu’s second medical marijuana dispensary to open Wednesday

Honolulu-based Noa Botanicals will begin selling medical marijuana products on Wednesday after being cleared by the Hawaii State Department of Health. The dispensary, located on 1308 Young Street, is Oahu’s second and the state’s fourth to be approv.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2017

Hawaii State Energy Office seeks community input for study on utility ownership

The Hawaii State Energy Office on Thursday said it will host a series of community meetings next week to gather public input for a study about future utility ownership models and regulatory approaches. The HSEO is conducting the study at the requ.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2017

Honolulu office market stable, sees slight Q3 gains, CBRE Hawaii report says

Net asking rents and operating expenses increased by less than 1 percent during the quarter, and the positive absorption, or space occupied, of 22,788 square feet was the slowest of any quarter this year, the report said......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 3rd, 2017

Hawaii, Honolulu rank high in terms low uninsured rates, reports says

Hawaii has one of the lowest uninsured rate in the United States, according a new report by personal-finance website WalletHub. The state has an average uninsured rate of 3.53 percent, good for second place in the ranking. According to the report, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2017

Hawaii agency shuts down Kalaeloa solar farm project

A solar farm project in Kalaeloa has been shut down by the Hawaii state agency responsible for the land in West Oahu. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported seven of the nine voting members on the Kalaeloa Authority, with is part of the Hawaii Com.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2017

Hawaii Legislature passes Honolulu rail bailout bill

The state House of Representatives voted in favor of the rail bailout bill on Friday, with the bill now headed to Gov. David Ige’s desk. Ige is expected to sign the bill, which passed the House 31-15 with five excused. The bill combines increa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2017

Hawaii Supreme Court says state responsible for Waikiki seawall

The Hawaii Supreme Court on Monday issued an opinion affirming lower court decisions that said the state acquired an easement through “implied dedication” to a seawall that separates the Pacific Ocean from more than a dozen residential buildings.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 29th, 2017