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KEOLA LA’I

Luxury Kaka’ako Condos in Honolulu, Hawaii

YEAR BUILT

2008

RESIDENCES

1-Bedrooms, 2-Bedrooms, and 3-Bedrooms (Total 352)

VIEWS

Ocean, City, Mountain

MAINTENANCE FEE

Includes water, sewer, cable TV & Internet

FINANCING

VA or Conventional

PETS ALLOWED

Yes, 1 dog up to 35 lbs

DEVELOPER

A&B Kakaako, LLC (Entity of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.)
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(Information & Materials Courtesy of the Developer A&B Kakaako, LLC)

Keola La’i Overview

Keola La’i is ideally located for those who work in and around the financial/business/government district of Downtown Honolulu. It is located on the Western edge of Kaka’ako adjacent to the Capitol District, Honolulu’s Civic Center and all of the major medical hospitals in Town, including Queen’s Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente Honolulu Clinic, and Straub Medical Center. Keola La’i has a “quieter” more “laid-back” feel than many similar newer condos located closer to Ala Moana & Waikiki which tend to have lower owner-occupancy ratios, higher “transient” populations and in many cases a higher management & staff turn-over.

Keola La’i has a total of 352 residences consisting of 70 one-bedrooms, 314 two-bedrooms, 36 three-bedroom residences and 2 three-bedroom PH residences. All units have at least 8’6” ceiling heights w/the 40th-43rd floor residences having ceiling heights of up to 9’6.” 70 of the direct ocean (“makai”) facing 2-bedrooms have balconies (lanais) of 58, 86 or 116 sq. ft. All of the 3-bedrooms have balconies of 96 sq. ft. None of the mountain (mauka) facing, or the remaining ocean facing residences have balconies. Market 1-bedrooms come w/1-parking stall, 2 & 3-bedrooms 2-parking stalls & PH’s 3-parking stalls. There are a large number of guest parking stalls, 25-covered (2 w/electric charging stations designated for electric vehicles), which is much more than most condos in Honolulu.

The number of residences per floor (for the non-PH floors) varies from a low of 4 on the 42nd floor to a high of 12 on the 6th floor, a somewhat unusual floor-plate variation compared to most condos in Honolulu. As an example, not all of the ’01 residences have the same number of bedrooms & baths, are of the same size, and are located in the same place w/in each floor-plate (see floor plans below). This applies to all of the residences at Keola La’i. Therefore any prospective buyer or seller needs to evaluate the residence they are interested in buying or selling based on that particular residence’s square footage, not the residence stack number as in most Honolulu condos.

Of note is that Keola La’i had always been, and is still, a building w/a very high owner-occupancy ratio, originally ~85% and now still ~78% seven-years after opening. This has helped to contribute to the close community feel, excellent maintenance, responsive management and beautiful “maturation”/improvement of the building during this timeframe.

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Proven Record of Success

In 2005 I was chosen as the Sales Manager for the yet-to-be-built Keola La’i and held that position until the last developer unit sold. During this time I assisted w/consulting the developer, A&B Kakaako LLC (an entity of Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.), with regards to sales strategies, amenities, and other aspects of the development. I was also in-charge of managing the 20-member Keola La’i sales team. Since then, I have been fortunate enough to help many of my own clients both buy and sell in Keola La’i.

I also have a proven record as one of the top Realtors for original Developer sales and re-sales at Keola La’i since 2005 to the present.

Below are a few of my past sales at Keola Lai. Contact me to learn more about how I use professional photography and staging & preparation for my clients.


Buy/Sell Date Price Building Unit#
Sell 7/25/2017 $599,000 Keola Lai 2002
Sell 6/29/2017 $655,000 Keola Lai 1108
Sell 6/27/2017 $1,010,000 Keola Lai 3109
Buy 6/09/2017 $785,000 Keola Lai 3405
Sell 5/19/2017 $712,000 Keola Lai 1405
Sell 1/27/2017 $559,000 Keola Lai 1201
Sell 8/24/2016 $840,000 Keola Lai 4201
Sell 3/31/2016 $669,000 Keola Lai 1208
Sell 12/17/2015 $680,000 Keola Lai 2503
Buy 05/20/2015 $765,000 Keola Lai 2405
Buy 01/05/2015 $788,000 Keola Lai 3404
Sell 08/19/2014 $716,000 Keola Lai 1609
Buy 11/29/2013 $789,000 Keola Lai 3502
Sell 09/24/2012 $600,000 Keola Lai 2604
Sell 09/10/2012 $789,000 Keola Lai 3502
Buy 08/31/2012 $590,000 Keola Lai 2503
Sell 03/16/2012 $670,000 Keola Lai 3505
Sell 02/17/2012 $650,000 Keola Lai 3305
Sell 12/28/2011 $575,000 Keola Lai 1105
Sell 12/09/2011 $660,000 Keola Lai 3604
Buy 11/04/2011 $529,000 Keola Lai 1201

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Keola La’i Floor Plans

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Tracy Yamato (RA) CRS, Hawaii Realtor at Hawaii Living LLCTracy Yamato (RA) CRS and Hawaii Living LLC DO NOT represent the Developer/Seller, A&B Kakaako, LLC.

Tracy will look after after YOUR BEST INTERESTS. Tracy is a dedicated full-time Realtor with over 25-years of experience in Hawaii real estate, specializing in new condominium developments in Honolulu.

He most recently served as the Sales Manager for Keola La’i, a new 352 unit condominium in Kaka’ako (2008). He also was a member of the Sales Teams for One Archer Lane (1998), Lanikea at Waikiki (2005), Moana Pacific (2007) and The Cove Waikiki (2014).

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Tracy Yamato (RA) CRS, Hawaii Realtor at Hawaii Living LLC

Tracy Yamato (RA) CRS
Certified Residential Specialist
LIC# RS-51972

Hawaii Living LLC
1311 Kapiolani Blvd #214
Honolulu, HI 96814

Phone: (808) 372-2274
Email: Tracy@HawaiiLiving.com
Web: TracyYamato.com

Tracy is a dedicated full-time Realtor with vast market knowledge and expertise gleaned from over 25 years of experience in Hawaii real estate. In addition to having an intense knowledge of Oahu’s condominium and single-family markets, Tracy has been actively involved in new project development consultation and sales.

He most recently served as the Sales Manager for Keola La’i, a new 352 unit condominium in Kaka’ako (2008). He also was a member of the Sales Teams for One Archer Lane (1998), Lanikea at Waikiki (2005), Moana Pacific (2007) and The Cove Waikiki (2014).

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