REIT Benefits

Building Communities

What types of projects do REITs bring to the community?

Many favorite spots for shopping and entertainment, such as Ka Makana Ali’i in Kapolei, wouldn’t exist without REITs. REITs also provide affordable housing, high-quality medical service facilities and offices for local businesses, as well as support for educational institutions and charities.

Affordable Houses

Affordable Housing

REITs build affordable and workforce housing complexes, as well as student housing, for Hawaii’s working families.

  • Moanalua Hillside Apartments
  • Waena Apartments
  • The Lofts at Kapolei
  • Hale Mahana Student Housing

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Commercial Development

Office buildings owned by REITS provide local small businesses as well as larger corporations a place for their companies to grow and succeed. 

  • Bishop Square
  • Campbell Industrial Park
  • Waterfront Plaza (Restaurant Row)
  • Davies Pacific Center

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Medical Facilities

REITs offer local doctors and other medical professionals the ability to service Hawaii residents in high-quality medical buildings.

  • Hale Pawa’a
  • Kapiolani Medical Center
  • Pali Momi Medical Center
  • Hilo Medical Center

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Retail/Entertainment

REITs make possible many of the retail and entertainment destinations that are the most popular among residents and visitors alike.

  • Ka Makana Ali’i
  • Pearlridge Center
  • Prince Kuhio Plaza
  • Whaler’s Village


"Being able to perform for the community in a comfortable space and environment is invaluable because there is ample parking, their friends and family can come, and you don’t even need to buy a ticket."

Miki‘ala Lidstone

Miki‘ala Lidstone
Kumu Hula of Halau o ‘o Kaululaua‘e