Kukulu Hale Awards

Congratulations to NAIOP Hawaii’s 2023 Kukulu Hale Award Winner

A capacity crowd turned out on May 5th for NAIOP Hawaii’s 26th Annual Kukulu Hale Awards, “Under the Royal Hawaiian Moon,” honoring this year’s project award-winners and other special award recipients. Mahalo to our Kukulu Hale Awards sponsors, jurors and committee members!

Click here to find a digital copy of this year’s Kukulu Hale Awards Magazine with more information about this year’s awardees.

Eight projects were selected for awards, along with special recognition awards. Congratulations to the following honorees:


Developer of the Year
Hunt Development Group

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Lifetime Achievement Award
Harry A. Saunders, president of Castle & Cooke Hawai‘i


Outstanding Service Award
Corbett A.K. Kalama

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Design Firm of the Year
PBR Hawaii

Project Awards

New Project Award — Commercial/Other 40,000 SF
Hale Makana O Maili

New Project Award — Commercial/Other 40,000 SF or Less
311 Puuhue Place

Renovation Award — Commercial/Other Over 40,000 SF
Turtle Bay Resort Renovation

Renovation Award — Commercial/Other 40,000 SF or Less
Servco Pacific Office
Waikiki Market by Food Pantry, Ltd.

Public/Government Project Award
Hale Kalele / Hale Hilina‘i

Nonprofit Project Award & Green Building Award
Nohona Hale

Chapter Awards

2022 Members of the Year
Glen Kaneshige, President, Nordic PCL Construction
George Leong, SVP & Team Leader, Commercial Real Estate Division, First Hawaiian Bank

2022 Member Company of the Year
Imanaka Asato LLLC

2022 Developing Leader of the Year
Evan K.C. Oue, Associate Attorney, Imanaka Asato LLLC

Mahalo to Our 2023 Kukulu Hale Awards Sponsors!

Ilima Sponsors

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Maile Sponsors

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Pikake Sponsors

Old Republic Title & Escrow
Title Guaranty of Hawaii