Kalaeloa News

Posted on November 9, 2021
Brian Helgerson Joins Hunt Companies as Asset Manager
Brian Helgerson has officially joined Hunt Development Group, Hawaii Region, as Asset Manager. In this position, Mr. Helgerson oversees asset management activity within the Hunt portfolio, including in Kalaeloa, where Hunt is the master developer of 530 acres and ‘Āhuimanu, a 42,000-square-foot neighborhood center on the North Shore of Kaua‘i.
Posted on July 15, 2021
Groundbreaking Kicks off Kalaeloa Master Plan Development
A first step in preparing Kalaeloa for future development took place today as Hunt Companies held a groundbreaking ceremony near Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) Avenue and Boxer Road. The area is the future site of two upcoming catalytic projects—the recently announced state-of-the-art Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic and the building of nearly 400 new homes by local homebuilder, Gentry Homes.
Posted on May 21, 2021
Hunt Companies Selected as Lead Developer for Department of Veterans Affairs Multi-Specialty Outpatient Clinic in Kalaeloa
Hunt Companies Inc. has been selected to develop and construct a new 88,675 square-foot, $100,000,000 veterans’ outpatient facility in Kalaeloa. The team, comprised of local Hawaii entities, was selected through a competitive procurement process.
Posted on April 7, 2021
Longtime Hawai‘i Development Executive Anthony “Tony” Gaston Joins Hunt Companies as Vice President - Development
Anthony “Tony” Gaston has joined Hunt’s Hawai‘i Development Region as Vice President – Development. The Hawai‘i industry veteran has three decades of experience in development, construction and engineering.
Posted on March 11, 2021
Gentry to develop 400 homes at former Barbers Point Naval Air Station
Gentry Homes Ltd. will purchase 30 acres of vacant land behind the Kapolei Costco from Hunt Cos. and plans to build nearly 400 homes, as part of the first residential development on the more than 500 acres of former Navy land Hunt acquired more than a decade ago.
Posted on March 4, 2021
In 2020, Hunt Companies executed over 100,000 square feet of new leases in Kalaeloa. The incoming tenants include a variety of businesses which are establishing or deepening their roots in Kalaeloa, adding to the wide array of convenient services currently available to the community.
Posted on January 31, 2021
DreamHouse charter school moves to Kalaeloa
Hawaii public charter school DreamHouse Ewa Beach has moved to Kalaeloa, and will be unveiling its new site for the 2020-2021 academic school year on Aug. 4, officials with the school announced Thursday.
Posted on July 16, 2020
A variety of new companies are establishing or deepening their roots in Kalaeloa, adding to the wide array of convenient services currently available to the community. In April, Hunt and the Navy signed a new lease to ensure that the NEX Touch ‘N Go in Kalaeloa will serve active duty and retired members of the military community for the long-term.
Posted on July 15, 2020
Hunt Companies and Navy Exchange Service Command Enter into Agreement to Allow Navy Exchange Touch ‘N Go Mini-Mart and Service Station to Remain at Kalaeloa
The NEX Touch ‘N Go in Kalaeloa will continue to serve active duty and retired members of the military community under a new long-term lease signed with Hunt.
Posted on April 20, 2020
Posted on July 15, 2019
Honolulu, Hawa`i, July 31, 2018 — Alexandra "Alex" Dosenhas joined Hunt Companies’ Hawai`i Development Division as Assistant Asset Manager.
Posted on July 31, 2018
Longtime Hawai`i Development Executive Michael Lam Named Senior Vice President
Mike Lamhas joined Hunt Companies’ Hawai`i Development Division as Senior Vice President. The industry veteran has more than 15 years of experience in real estate development in Hawai`i and across the Pacific Rim.
Posted on May 7, 2018
The back of the Costco warehouse in Kapolei is within sight of a grassy, vacant parcel of land where Kapolei’s Main Street dead ends, but it seems a world away from the new shopping centers and homes that have sprung up over the past 25 years in Oahu’s Second City. 
Posted on February 15, 2018
Thomas Lee Promoted to Senior Vice President
In this position, Lee will oversee many of Hunt’s development projects and assets in Hawai‘i, including 540 acres in Kalaeloa; the 32-acre Waikele Bluff; Makaloa, a 68-unit for-sale residential project in Maui; and the redevelopment of Mayor Wright Homes for the Hawai‘i Public Housing Authority.
Posted on April 27, 2016
Hunt Companies, Kalaeloa Professional Center and Wakea Gardens featured in Kapolei Magazine
Hunt Companies, Kalaeloa Professional Center and Wakea Gardens are featured throughout the newest issue of Kapolei Magazine.
Posted on December 9, 2015
Wakea Garden Apartments holds grand opening
Hunt Companies’ newly renovated Wākea Garden Apartments at Kalaeloa was officially blessed at a grand opening celebration June 30, 2015, ushering in a new era for the once graffiti-laden eyesore.  
Posted on July 14, 2015
Hunt Companies’ newly renovated Wākea Garden Apartments at Kalaeloa was officially blessed at a grand opening celebration this morning, ushering in a new era for the once graffiti-laden eyesore.
Posted on June 30, 2015
Hunt Companies to Accept Rental Applications for New Wākea Garden Apartments Starting April 17
Hunt Companies’ brand-new Wākea Garden Apartments at Kalaeloa is nearing completion; completed rental applications for the reserved housing will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis starting Friday, April 17 at 9 a.m.
Posted on April 13, 2015
Hunt Companies Donates $5,000 to Support Mālama Learning Center’s Sustainability Programs
Hunt Companies presented a $5,000 check to the non-profit Mālama Learning Center in support of its sustainable education programs and activities at Kapolei High School.
Posted on November 6, 2014
Name In The News: Steve Colon
The Hawaii region president for Hunt Cos. outlines how Kalaleloa will become a vibrant neighborhood
Posted on October 17, 2014
State OKs Kalaeloa rental apartments
Construction is expected to start Oct. 1 to convert a former military barracks at the old Barbers Point Naval Air Station in Kalaeloa into affordable rental apartments following state approval of the plan Tuesday.
Posted on September 10, 2014
Kalaeloa’s Growing Job Center
Did you know that there are over 100 businesses and organizations providing more than 2,000 jobs in Kalaeloa on O'ahu’s Ewa Plain? The former Naval Air Station Barbers Point has gone through a quiet, but significant, transformation in the last few years.
Posted on July 22, 2014
Ho'ala Kalaeloa (Renew Kalaeloa) is Hunt’s effort to redevelop and revitalize nearly 540 acres of the former Barbers Point Naval Air Station. As part of this effort, Hunt plans to renovate the former bachelor officer quarters (BOQ) and revive it as rental housing with 100 one-bedroom reserved-housing apartments.
Posted on May 14, 2014
Hunt’s Blair Suzuki recently joined the branch board of the Boys & Girls Club of Hawai'i Hale Pono Ewa Beach Clubhouse and Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Teen Center.
Posted on May 14, 2014
Join your family and friends for the Color Run Oahu this November 8, 2014. Sign up now! 
Posted on May 1, 2014
Kalaeloa: Open for Business
A quiet transformation is taking place in Kalaeloa that is bringing life back into the former Naval Air Station. Over the last four years, Hunt’s revitalization efforts in Kalaeloa have more than doubled the number of businesses on its land—attracting 30 commercial tenants that support more than 550 jobs.
Posted on March 3, 2014
Hawaiian Railway Society, Hunt Hawai’I To Replace Railway Ties Saturday
In August, a dozen of Hunt's Hawai'i team members braved the heat to work with the Hawaiian Railway Society to restore O'ahu’s only historic railroad, which happens to run along the northern boundary of Hunt’s properties in Kalaeloa.
Posted on August 20, 2013
The Color Run 5K in Kalaeloa
Posted on August 1, 2013
On January 18, the partners of the Kalaeloa Renewable Energy Park development participated in a traditional Hawaiian site blessing in preparation for the start of construction. Kahu William Kaina conducted the blessing of the site near ‘Ewa Field, while also blessing the team that will lead construction.
Posted on February 13, 2013