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Branding Kakaako: The Role Artists Play in Building Boom

Molly Solomon
Credit Molly Solomon
A model of what Ward Village will look like in the coming years sits in the lobby of the IBM Building in Kakaako. In the background is a commissioned piece of art by Native Hawaiian artist Solomon Enos.

Over the next couple decades, as many as 30 mid and high-rise buildings are expected to pop up in Kaka‘ako. And as HPR’s Molly Solomon reports, art is often playing an important role in the marketing of this real estate.

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