Ko’ula, the Hawaiian name for red sugar cane, will be a mixed-use, high-rise community located in Kaka’ako’s Ward Village. The community will include 565 homes, 58,300 square feet of dining and retail space, 10,800 square feet of ground-level open space, and approximately 59,000 square feet of recreational area. 


Design Features

  • 565 Total Residences: 498 Tower Residences and 67 Podium Residences
  • Studio, one, two and three-bedroom tower residences with fourteen units per floor
  • All tower units feature spacious and private lānai with most two-bedroom and all threebedroom units featuring two lānai
  • Tower Residences feature 8´8˝ clear ceiling heights
  • Tower Penthouse Floor One and Tower Penthouse Floor Two feature 10’ clear ceiling heights
  • Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows provide stunning views
  • Open kitchen, living and dining areas designed for entertaining • Wet room style bathrooms
  • Walk-in closets
  • LATCH smart lock entry system at all units

Custom Details

  • Wood kitchen cabinetry and paneling with glass uppers, soft close doors and drawers designed by Yabu Pushelberg
  • Miele suite of kitchen appliances designed by German engineers to create a premium culinary experience
  • Grohe and Kohler plumbing fixtures
  • Bespoke bronze-accented vanities designed by Yabu Pushelberg in all master bathrooms
  • Expansive medicine cabinets with LED accent light to provide additional storage in master bathrooms
  • Custom light and dark cabinetry, flooring and stone palettes developed by Yabu Pushelberg in collaboration with Studio Gang Architects
  • Engineered wood flooring
  • Optional custom furniture and accessory package by Yabu Pushelberg

Recreational Amenities

  • Adjacent to the 1.5-acre Victoria Ward Park
  • Over an acre of outdoor amenity space
  • Landscape design by Coen Partners featuring native plants
  • 25-yard inset lap pool
  • Two oversized spas
  • Relaxing poolside cabanas
  • Expansive great room and lānai by Yabu Pushelberg
  • Fitness center with treatment room
  • Immersive spa like locker rooms by Yabu Pushelberg with dry sauna and steam showers
  • Outdoor dining pavilion for large dinners and private gatherings
  • Chef’s and catering kitchens adjacent to grand dining room for large gatherings
  • Private dining room with pre-function space for intimate events
  • BBQ pavilions for casual outdoor dining
  • Great lawn adjacent to outdoor dining with BBQs
  • Sunset Bar overlooking Victoria Ward Park
  • Children’s play area featuring bathrooms, event space and play equipment
  • Dog park on separate level

Building Amenities

  • Dramatic first floor drop-off
  • Dedicated residential speed ramp to private and exclusive second floor lobby
  • On-site resident manager
  • Targeting LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Silver certification
  • 24-hour on-site security and neighborhood courtesy patrols
  • Four luxury-appointed guest suites
  • Guest parking
  • Centralized air conditioning system
  • Gated parking with access control system
  • Secure access elevators
  • Artwork curated by JR Art
  • Dramatic indoor/outdoor lobby overlooking Victoria Ward Park
  • Parcel room featuring cutting edge smart parcel locker system notifies residents of deliveries




Kō’ula will be located on Auahi Street between Ward Entertainment Center and the Central Plaza – the future public gathering space and heart of the Ward Village neighborhood. The Central Plaza is a 4-acre park that will enrich the Ward Village Master Plan and will be the new central hub for all community themed events. The Central Plaza is slated to be complete prior to the completion of Aalii (estimated completion winter 2020).


* All Photo renderings and information subject to change. Please check with sales office for updated information. Photos courtesy of Howard Hughes Corp.

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* I do not represent the developer nor am I part of the sales team. I make no representations on their behalf. If you want information directly from the sales office I urge you to contact them directly. If you would like me to help represent you as your real estate professional I would be happy to meet with you. 

Hawaii Starts Here | Joseph Castaneda (RA)

Joseph is realtor-associate with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Advantage Realty. He majored in finance and has experience as a former mortgage loan originator for a local bank. He has helped buyers both with new project loans and going through the process of applying and obtaining units in new projects. He uses his finance, mortgage, and real estate knowledge to help home buyers find the right properties to fit their needs. Contact Joseph by phone or email at (808) 351-8394 or JosephC@BetterHawaii.com


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