HONOLULU (June 15, 2015) – Ward Village®, a community by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), today announced the roll-out of free Wi-Fi for all guests visiting the 60-acre property. The Ward Village Wi-Fi, recently installed by Oceanic Time Warner Cable (TWC), allows visitors at Ward Village to access the internet for up to one hour per day. Oceanic TWC customers may also log in for unlimited WiFi use.
"We're excited to offer free WiFi as an added amenity to our guests at Ward Village," said Katie Ka'anapu, Director of Community and Retail Marketing for Ward Village. "We look forward to using our Ward Village WiFi as a way to stay connected with our guests while serving as a gathering place for all in our community."
To connect to Ward Village Wi-Fi, guests simply need to follow three steps:
- Enable Wi-Fi on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or electronic device.
- When prompted, select "TWCWiFi" if you are a guest or Time Warner Cable customer,"CableWiFi" if you are a customer of another cable company in Hawai'i or on the mainland, or"TWCWiFi-Passport" to use Hotspot 2.0 technology.
- Once you select the network, you will be redirected to a portal where you can choose to utilize the free option or log in to your account.
The network will also give users the ability to navigate applications and websites more quickly and easily. While on property, free WiFi will allow users to quickly navigate WardVillage.com and WardVillageShops.com. Users are also invited to use the community hashtag, #WeAreWard to share their experiences on property online.
About Ward Village®
Developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation, Ward Village is a new 60-acre coastal master planned community in the heart of Honolulu located between downtown and Waikīkī in the Kakaʻako district. Ward Village includes two mixed-use residential towers – Waiea and Anaha – that are now under construction and will transform the popular shopping and dining district into a vibrant neighborhood that offers exceptional residences with incredible island and ocean views and a carefully curated mix of retail experiences set among dynamic public open spaces and walkable streets.
This growing community will include three additional developments: Ae'o at 1001 Queen Street, Gateway Towers and Ke Kilohana at 988 Halekauwila Street. Aeʻo at 1001 Queen Street is a 466-unit mixed-use condominium tower anchored by a flagship Whole Foods Market. The extraordinary first building of Gateway Towers on Ala Moana Boulevard will bring the architecture of world-renowned architect Richard Meier to the Honolulu skyline. Ke Kilohana will bring housing targeted for local residents and a 23,000 square foot Long's Drugs to the neighborhood.
The vision for Ward Village is consistent with the master plan approved by the HCDA in 2009, which allows for up to 9.3 million square feet of mixed-use development and will include over 4,000 residences and over 1 million square feet of retail space.
Ward Village is Hawaiʻi's only LEED-ND Platinum-Certified project and the largest neighborhood development in the country to receive such a prestigious certification. The Information Center and Residential Sales Gallery is located at the iconic IBM Building. For more information, visit www.wardvillage.com.
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Our properties include master planned communities, operating properties, development opportunities and other unique assets spanning 16 states from New York to Hawai'i. The Howard Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC with major offices in New York, Columbia, MD, Dallas, Houston, Las Vegas and Honolulu. For additional information about HHC, visit www.howardhughes.com.
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