Ola Ka Ilima Artspace/Urban Works
Ola Ka Ilima Artspace/Urban Works

Abandoned buildings, urban blight, it’s common knowledge now that undesirable neighborhoods with low rental rates attract artists and creatives.   What tends to follow, are eating places, galleries, bars---and gentrification, which ends up pushing the artists out.  HPR’s Noe Tanigawa reports, an 84 unit, affordable, live/work rental space for artists is coming up in Kaka‘ako.

Artspace Affordable Rentals in Kaka'ako

Dec 17, 2014
Urban Works, LLC

A new construction project in Kaka’ako was unveiled today.  It’s one-fourth the height of a high-rise and targets individuals who earn 20-thousand dollars annually.    HPR’s Wayne Yoshioka reports.