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1350 Ala Moana Apartments

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1968
Architect: Minoru Yamasaki


Constructed in 1968, this condominium building known locally as “1350 Ala Moana”, was once Hawaii’s tallest building standing at 309 feet. this 34-story, 353-unit building was the largest exclusively residential condominium in Honolulu when it was built.
Tenants enjoy sweeping views of either Diamond Head and the ocean or Honolulu Harbor and the Waianae Mountain Range.

The basic structural system of this $10 million project consists of prestressed concrete floor slabs with composite, in-situ topping.

Exterior wall and balcony slabs were all precast. The structure rests on 665, 200-ton precast, prestressed concrete piles which were driven to an average depth of 175 feet.

1717  Ala Moana

Ala Moana Hotel


Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Year: 1970
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The Ala Moana Hotel utilized a unique “column tree” framing system of precast concrete structural members and cast steel splice sleeves, which substantially reduced construction time and costs.
One of the tallest buildings in Honolulu, the building is 390 feet above street level. The hotel has a 38-story tower with 960 rooms and a 13-story wing with 308 rooms. Three stories of shops, meetings rooms and dining facilities bring the total floor space of the hotel up to 1.1 million square feet.

The column tree framing system consists basically of concrete H-shapes. Grout-filled reinforcing bar connectors, invented by Alfred A. Yee, join the stacked column sections halfway between floors. This was the initial development and use of the NMB Splice Sleeves which now are used worldwide and known as one of the most reliable rebar connectors.

The construction system allowed crews to fabricate one complete floor of 18,120 square feet every 2-1/2 days. The resulting savings in time impacted significantly on the project cost since interest charges during construction was reduced and early occupancy generated substantial additional revenues.

Ala Moana Shopping Center Phase II

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Year: 1966
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This 26-story hotel-apartment building features reinforced concrete flat plate framing on random spaced columns and bearing walls. A 4-story prestressed concrete parking garage with a prestressed concrete swimming pool located on the 4th floor adjoins the rear of this tower. Ground floor shop areas are roofed with an indulating free form reinforced concrete shell structure. The entire structure rests on 100 ton capacity - 55 foot long precast, prestressed concrete piles.

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