Blessing for Honolulu 'workforce' apartments

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Posted: Jan 05, 2012 11:44 AM
Blessing for Honolulu 'workforce' apartments

Kamehameha Schools is beginning construction of Honolulu rental apartments that will be priced affordably for median-income workers.

Kamehameha Schools officials say the 54 studio- and 1-bedroom apartments in Kakaako on Ala Moana Boulevard will be the first "workforce housing" rental project to be built in urban Honolulu in the last decade.

A blessing is scheduled for Thursday morning. Kamehameha's commercial real estate division is to provide an update on its 15-year master-planned Kakaako development project.