Mandarin Oriental to open Honolulu property

The Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Residences, Honolulu is underway and slated to open in mid-2022. The 38-story tower - which will rise 423 feet - will be in the district of Ala Moana, and will have views of the coastline of Waikiki.

Designed by Architects Hawaii Ltd., the property will be adjacent to the Hawaii Convention Center. The 743,000-square-foot tower will have 125 guestrooms, each designed to reflect the local culture. 

The property will also have 99 residences. Developed by a roster of international designers, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Honolulu will be located on the uppermost floors.

[au]workshop is the design architect; Architects Hawaii Limited is the executive architect; Hart Howerton is the landscape architect, including the two pool decks; Fluidity Design will provide the public water and light installation on the ground floor, as well as the porte cochere and a water feature on the 20th floor sky lobby; Meyer Davis is the designer for the second floor restaurant and pool dining and bar; while Molteni&C|Dada is the designer of the kitchens of the residences.

These residences will have an open floor plans. Blurring the lines of indoor and outdoor, each residence will also open to a lanai with views of the Pacific Ocean; while select residences will have views of Hawaii's Diamond Head volcano. Residences will have appliances, Sub-Zero wine storage and Gaggenau ovens.

An amenity level will have a pool, spa, Peloton room, chef's kitchen with a dining room, golf simulation room, outdoor lounge space complete with cabanas and fire pits, as well as a karaoke room and theater.

In addition, dining options will include a speakeasy-inspired space underneath a floating garden, signature restaurant and bar located on the second level of the hotel, and an exhibition kitchen on a separate floor.

The property will similarly have an indoor-outdoor terrace surrounded by curated gathering spaces, and a 20,000-square-foot Mandarin Oriental Spa.