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Catch up on what’s happening in Kaka’ako. View our latest monthly newsletter here.

Previous Newsletters photo courtesy of HCDA

Historic Ala Moana Pumping Station

KIA 2023 Renewals

Mahalo to the following KIA members who have renewed their 2023 membership:

AOUO 1118 Ala Moana (Waiea)

Chaney Brooks & Company, LLC

Children’s Discovery Center

Chucks Corvette Clinic

EAH Housing

First Foundation Bank

Hawaiian Building Maintenance



Inspiration Furniture

Integrated Facility Services Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente

Kamehameha Schools

King Street Properties LLC


Limit, LLC

Pacific Business News

Pacific Electrical Sales Agency Inc

Pacific Rim Properties Ltd.

Pomae Ltd dba Hilo Hattie

Scott Hawaii

Smart Money Inc.

Stanford Carr Development, LLC

The Ihara Team - Keller Williams Honolulu

U. Okada & Company, Ltd.

For those who have not yet renewed their 2023 KIA membership, please click here for the renewal form. If paying with a charge card, the completed form can be emailed to Sherry Goya, KIA Executive Director at If paying with a check, mail the completed form to KIA at P. O. Box 3776; Honolulu, HI 96812

2023-2025 KIA Membership Directory

Click here for this month’s KIA newsletter is the Advertising Form & Contract for anyone who would like to submit an advertisement for the 2023-2025 KIA Membership Directory. The directory will be printed and distributed in the Spring to all KIA members, some residential and office buildings in Kakaako. KIA member Territorial Savings Bank has already requested a dozen copies to give to new residents or businesses clients from who live or work in Kakaako. Other KIA members may also request copies.

KIA General Membership Meeting

The first KIA General Membership Meeting of 2023 will be held on Wednesday, January 25th at 11:30am IN-PERSON at KIA member Dave & Buster’s second floor meeting room.

The guest speaker will be Lori Kahikina, the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART). She is responsible for the design and construction of the rail project, which will be the nation’s first automated commuter rail system.

The speakers from KIA member Kamehameha Schools will be Melanie Hao and Emily Davids. Both work on planning and development projects for Kamehameha Schools’ commercial properties and master-planned communities, including the Kalaulu `o Kakaako Master Plan for the Our Kakaako community, as well as other projects.

New KIA Board Member

Sean Suzuki is the Operations Manager at J. Kadowaki, Inc. and Gateside, Inc. has replaced Kelton Kato on the KIA Board. He has been part of the company since June 2015. Both companies operate as general contractors, specializing in commercial tenant improvements for the office, retail, and healthcare markets. Sean has over twenty-six years of experience as a Project Manager in the construction industry, primarily in the areas of commercial and retail projects. He was born and raised on Maui and attended Maui High School. He then graduated from the University of Hawaii in 1996 with a degree in Civil Engineering. On his free time, he enjoys exercising to keep healthy.

KIA News

Logos Bookstore of Hawaii say “We are blessed to celebrate one year at our location at Ward Centre – greater visibility with our glass windows; ground floor location next to the parking garage; and lots of free parking. This year, 2023, we also celebrate 40 years of serving our Hawaii community!! Like Moses, we are still wandering through the wilderness, but God is not done with us yet.”

KIA New Member

Diamond Parking Services, LLC

Sandi K. Lau-Makaiau

439 Kamani Street

Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: (808) 451-2785

Fax: (808)593-2602