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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Hawaii Times Building penthouse in downtown Honolulu for sale or lease

The view from the lanai overlooking the Honolulu Harbor.

The historic Hawaii Times building makes a perfect home base for anyone who works downtown or in Chinatown. It’s conveniently located right next door to O’Tooles Irish pub and nearby Kumu Kahua Theatre, and the building is just a step away from Chinatown and the downtown central business district.

With just 15 residential units, though, there's rarely an opportunity to snag an apartment here, but right now, there's not one but two units available. We recently covered a studio in the building; now, a 2,177-square-foot penthouse unit is up for sale or lease. 

One room has large windows with views of the city.

Photos: Courtesy Jodi Aurely

There’s a private kitchen with a raised bar, one bathroom, a lanai and large windows with views overlooking the Honolulu Harbor. It’s perfect if you want to stay inside and avoid the crowds—you’ll be able to see the fireworks displays over Aloha Tower on New Year’s Eve and Fourth of July. A bonus: There’s plenty of natural lighting and there’s even access to the building’s rooftop deck to check out panoramic views of the city and harbor.

There are remnants of the previous tenant, The Limtiaco Company, including bookcases attached to the wall and IT wiring. But this place is definitely huge, there were so many rooms it felt like walking through a maze. It is a spacious unit with large ceilings, so you won’t feel cramped. Happy house hunting!

Money talk: Call for pricing.
Contact: Jodi Aurely, American Land Company, Ltd., 808-536-6111, jaurely@americanland.com.

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Honolulu Real Estate focuses on the Hawaii housing market, condos and homes for sale, Hawaii rentals and general news about real estate in Hawaii. It also includes stories on apartment living, home decor and profiles.

Melissa Chang graduated from the University of Hawaii with a degree in journalism and has been blogging since 2007, mostly on food and travel. She works primarily in social media, so you can find her online @Melissa808 on Twitter and Instagram.


Jaymes Song is a real estate agent at Prudential Advantage Realty in Kahala. Jaymes is in the top 7 percent of Prudential agents nationwide. Previously, Jaymes was at The Orange County Register, Honolulu Star-Bulletin and rose through the ranks to overseeing news and operations for AP in Hawaii and the Pacific Rim. Jaymes lives in the Portlock area and loves his real full-time job of being dad to two curious kids.

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