na lama kukui

In Ancient Times, Kukui Oil Was Used To Light Torches For Fishermen And Travelers.

A lighthouse once stood in Iwilei, illuminating a path for ships approaching Honolulu.  

Iwilei once served as an industrial and commercial area which served as a leading example for Hawaii’s developing urban core.  Now, Na Lama Kukui has flourished into a glowing space for lifestyle and home design. With fourteen design showrooms to stroll through, you have options for all of your home improvements.  We house tenants who offer everything from French desserts to metaphysical crystals.  Let us be your hub for gathering goods that fit your Hawaii lifestyle and stay connected to see the upcoming events on our calendar.

Here, at Na Lama Kukui, you are never far from home.


In August 2012, the office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) Acquired the 4.98 acre parcel, (Which included a185,787 Square foot building) Known as the Gentry Pacific Design Center at 560 North Nimitz Highway in Honolulu. In December 2013, OHA relocated its Honolulu office to the Center. The building was renamed Na Lama Kukui.