Ililani in Kaka‘ako

Sales for affordable units have begun and applications are being accepted until August 24 at 5pm.

Another Kakaako condominium will soon etch its place in Honolulu’s skyline. Introducing Ililani, a 42-story condominium consisting of 328 units with a mix of one and two bedrooms. Located at the corner of Keawe and Halekauwila street, Ililani will be one block mauka of SALT Kakaako. The developers are two brothers from California, Kenneth and Henry Chang. Both have done several residential projects in California – San Francisco and Beverly Hills. This is their first residential development project in Hawaii. Kenneth and Henry are both architects and have partnered with CDS International to design the building.

The project will have 165 affordable and 163 market units. All one-bedroom and roughly 30 two-bedroom units will be affordable under Hawaii Housing Finance Development Corporation requirements. Applicants falling within 80-140% average median income (AMI) will be eligible for these units.


The affordable units will also have a 10-year buy back restriction. Proposed unit sizes will be 500-600SF for one bedroom and 700-800+SF for two bedrooms. All units will come with split AC in each room and a lanai.

Amenities will include:

  • Barbeque Grills
  • Great Lawn
  • Citrus Grove
  • Plunge pool
  • Community gardens
  • Relaxation area
  • Workspace and Lounge
  • Bike and surfboard storage
  • Multipurpose room
  • Ridesharing program allowing residents access to a private fleet of shared vehicles owned and managed by Ililani

There will be a few commercial spaces on the ground floor. Prices for Ililani start in the low $300K’s for the affordable units and starting at $600K’s for two bedroom market units. Maintenance fees are anticipated to be $.53/sq. ft.

Click here to view the available floor plans
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If you would like to get more information on this project or visit the sales center, give our office a call at +1 808-753-9033.

About the Author

Andrew Leong was born and rasied on the island of Oahu. He is a graduate from the Shidler College of Business at UH Manoa with a degree in Marketing. Prior to real estate, Andrew worked in hospitality management giving him great experience as a dedicated service professional. He strongly believes that being a realtor is more than just helping clients buy or sell a home, as a consultant he is there to guide clients to help make the best choices when it comes to the most important purchase of their lives. It’s not about the dollar but building relationships and doing what’s best for his clients. 

With the abundance of information available to clients today through multiple different media channels, Andrew’s superior market knowledge, negotiating skills and strong community relationships have helped give his clients that competetive edge for over 10 years.