Keawalau will feature a total of 537-units of mixed-use affordable housing consisting of three phases. Phase I is planned to be a 133-unit mid-rise affordable senior housing community targeting residents at 60% AMI located on the northeast quadrant of Kahuailani Street and Hikimoe Street. The building is proposed to be 5 levels of residential apartments over two levels of podium parking.
Phase I will feature interior finishes that will reflect the local character of Waipahu and native culture of the island. The development team plans to commission local artists to provide artwork that will be featured in both the exterior and interior of the building. The unit mix will be 118 one-bedroom units and 15 two-bedroom units. Additionally, there will be structured parking consisting of 106 spaces accessible from Kahuailani Street.
The project will feature approximately 3,600 square feet of community space for the residents along Hikimoe Street. This space will include a variety of amenities for residents, such as a leasing office, lounge, and club room. Additional amenities will include on-site laundry and a roof deck.