Located in Honolulu’s vibrant Chinatown, Kekaulike Courtyards offers all the advantages of urban living. Surrounded by restaurants, shops, markets, art galleries, and theaters, this mid-rise complex with 76 studio and one-bedroom apartments also gives its residents easy access to education and vocational training opportunities.
The residents and Mutual Housing staff at Kekaulike Courtyards pride themselves on their active involvement in the Chinatown community. Kekaulike Courtyards is an integral part of its richly diverse neighborhood, and its close ties to the City of Honolulu, the Honolulu Police Department, and Chinatown leaders and businesses have created a secure, supportive living environment. These positive relationships are sustained through regular meetings to address mutual concerns, develop collaborative projects, and plan community gatherings.
The Fort Street Mall campus of Hawaiʻi Pacific University is right around the corner, and Honolulu Community College is only a short drive away. The residents and Mutual Housing representatives at Kekaulike Courtyards have played a dynamic role in the revitalization of Chinatown and continue to work closely with local organizations to keep the neighborhood clean and safe.
Resident Services Programs
Residents of Kekaulike Courtyards enjoy a range of programs and services tailored to their particular needs.
- Residents regularly gather for social activities such as adult education classes, bingo and movie nights, table-tennis tournaments, community gardening, and holiday celebrations.
- Residents contribute to the well-being of the Chinatown community by taking part in Citizen Patrol walks and neighborhood clean-up projects.
- Kekaulike Courtyards coordinates many forms of on-site support for residents, including tax preparation assistance, supplemental food from the Food Bank, and electric bill reduction through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.
- Kekaulike Courtyards also provides spoken and written translation services in Mandarin and Cantonese.
1016 Maunakea Street
Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96817
The waitlist for Kekaulike Courtyards is currently closed. Please check back at this website for updates on a possible reopening of this waitlist.