The Howard Hughes Corporation® Breaks Ground on ʻAʻaliʻi at Ward Village®
Master Planned Community Reaches New Milestone in Realization of Honolulu’s Premier Urban Lifestyle
HONOLULU – Ward Village®, the nation’s largest LEED-ND Platinum-certified community being developed by The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), today welcomed future residents onsite to witness the commencement of construction on their new homes at ʻAʻaliʻi. The mixed-use development is the first of its kind in Hawaiʻi, featuring 751 design-conscious homes, including 150 homes priced to meet the demands of local households with incomes between 100 and 140 percent of the city’s area median income. With over 76 percent of homes sold since the launch in January, ʻAʻaliʻi will join the four other Ward Village towers either already delivered or under construction — Waiea®, Anaha®, Aeʻo®, and Ke Kilohana-in continuing to transform Ward Village into the premier neighborhood for smart urban living in Honolulu.
“The groundbreaking of ʻAʻaliʻi marks yet another milestone in our development of Oʻahu’s pedestrian-friendly urban neighborhood,” said Simon Treacy, President of the Hawaiʻi region, The Howard Hughes Corporation. “We could not be more pleased with the response from homeowners who are excited to be part of a community that is setting a new benchmark for urban living in Hawaiʻi.”
“Ward Village continues to come alive with the addition of each local family, young professional, retailer and small business that lays down roots here,” said Todd Apo, Senior Vice President of Community Development for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “ʻAʻaliʻi embodies the type of community we’re aiming to create, an innovative and diverse neighborhood that is reflective of Honolulu’s best.”
Designed by award-winning architecture firm Solomon Cordwell Buenz and locally-based Ferraro Choi & Associates, in partnership with acclaimed interior designer Rottet Studios, ʻAʻaliʻi represents the hallmarks of Ward Village — a holistic community highlighting wellness, art, food, culture and convenience. The project, located makai of Queen Street next to Aeʻo® and the flagship Whole Foods Market, will include up to 11,300 square feet of new street-level retail and nearly an acre of recreational amenities.
ʻAʻaliʻi revolutionizes urban living, prioritizing smart design to create a collection of resort-caliber amenities to maximize health, wellness and relaxation. Amenities include Lānaʻi 42, a penthouse-level sky deck offering a rooftop fitness club, outdoor yoga studio, sunset lounge and ocean-view event spaces. The ʻAʻaliʻi pool deck is complete with an adult pool, cabanas, barbecue pavilions, indoor/outdoor event spaces, and a children’s play/splash area.
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Bennet Group Strategic Communications
Senior Director, Media Relations, Ward Village