Honolulu Downtown Modern Architecture Photos

Downtown Honolulu hosts some attractive skyscrapers and other modern structures of note intersticed with the city's heritage buildings. Other areas of Honolulu with comparable highrises include those southeast of downtown until the canal which borders Waikiki and Waikiki itself which are featured on other pages.

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Aerial view of downtown Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu centered on Federal Building from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu centered on Federal Building from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.
Aerial view of downtown Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu centered on Federal Building from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu centered on Federal Building from off the coast. Honolulu, HI.
Highrises around Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu highrises from rim of Punchbowl Crater. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha with City Financial Tower, First Hawaiian Center, Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower & 1132 Bishop. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha overlooks Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower, 1132 Bishop & Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.
Highrises around Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.View of downtown Honolulu highrises from rim of Punchbowl Crater. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha with City Financial Tower, First Hawaiian Center, Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower & 1132 Bishop. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha overlooks Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower, 1132 Bishop & Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.
Harbor Square Towers, Pacific Guardian Center & City Financial Tower. Honolulu, HI.Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower, & Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower, Alii Place & 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza & District Court beyond State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Harbor Square Towers, Pacific Guardian Center & City Financial Tower. Honolulu, HI.Central Pacific Plaza, Pauahi Tower, & Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower, Alii Place & 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza & District Court beyond State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.
Alii Place, The Pinnacle Honolulu & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Square Towers over heritage buildings surrounding Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower, 1100 Alakea Plaza over Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha with City Financial Tower & First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.
Alii Place, The Pinnacle Honolulu & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Square Towers over heritage buildings surrounding Hawaii State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower, 1100 Alakea Plaza over Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower. Honolulu, HI.Statue of King Kamehameha with City Financial Tower & First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.
City Financial Tower with blue Pacific Guardian Center & Central Pacific Plaza over Alakea St. Honolulu, HI.City Financial Tower. Honolulu, HI.Upper stories of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.
City Financial Tower with blue Pacific Guardian Center & Central Pacific Plaza over Alakea St. Honolulu, HI.City Financial Tower (1989) (24 floors) (201 Merchant St.). Honolulu, HI.Upper stories of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center (1996) (30 floors) (999 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox.
First Hawaiian Center is Hawaii's tallest building. Honolulu, HI.Vertical facade of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.Horizontal facade of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.Sculpture at base of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.
First Hawaiian Center is Hawaii's tallest building. Honolulu, HI.Vertical facade of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.Horizontal facade of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.Sculpture at base of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.
Various textures of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center garden. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center facades. Honolulu, HI.Pacific Tower of Bishop Square over Central Pacific Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Various textures of First Hawaiian Center. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center garden. Honolulu, HI.First Hawaiian Center facades. Honolulu, HI.Pacific Tower of Bishop Square over Central Pacific Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Pacific Tower of Bishop Square. Honolulu, HI.Corner view of Pacific Tower of Bishop Square. Honolulu, HI.Ribbed concrete facade of Pacific Tower of Bishop Square. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower of Bishop Square. Honolulu, HI.
Pacific Tower of Bishop Square (1972) (30 floors) (1001 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Chapman Cobeen Desai Sakata, Inc..Corner view of Pacific Tower of Bishop Square (aka American Savings Bank Tower). Honolulu, HI.Ribbed concrete facade of Pacific Tower of Bishop Square. Honolulu, HI.Pauahi Tower of Bishop Square (1984) (28 floors) (1001 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Franklin Gray & Assoc..
Black Pauahi Tower of Bishop Square on right over Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.1132 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.Entrance level of 1132 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.Fort Street Mall entrance of 1132 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.
Black Pauahi Tower of Bishop Square on right over Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.1132 Bishop Street (1991) (31 floors). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Gin Wong Assoc..Entrance level of 1132 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.Fort Street Mall entrance of 1132 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.
Alii Place before Central Pacific Plaza, American Savings Bank Tower & First Hawaiian Center seen from Punchbowl Crater rim. Honolulu, HI.Alii Place & black Pauahi Tower framed by Hawaii state legislature building. Honolulu, HI.Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.Crown of Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.
Alii Place before Central Pacific Plaza, American Savings Bank Tower & First Hawaiian Center seen from Punchbowl Crater rim. Honolulu, HI.Alii Place & black Pauahi Tower framed by Hawaii state legislature building. Honolulu, HI.Alii Place (1992) (25 floors) (1099 Alakea St.). Honolulu, HI.Crown of Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.
Crown of Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza seen from Hawaii state legislature building. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Crown of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Crown of Alii Place. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza seen from Hawaii state legislature building. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza (1993) (32 floors). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Stringer Tusher Architects.Crown of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Stepped structure of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Exterior elevators of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Exterior elevators of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Vertical & horizontal lines of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Stepped structure of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Exterior elevators of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Exterior elevators of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Vertical & horizontal lines of 1100 Alakea Plaza. Honolulu, HI.
Verizon Building. Honolulu, HI.Crown of Verizon Building. Honolulu, HI.The Pinnacle Honolulu with Verizon & 1132 Bishop buildings behind seen from Punchbowl Crater. Honolulu, HI.1100 Alakea Plaza, Verizon, Pinnacle, Century Square & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Verizon Building (1968) (17 floors) (1177 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI.Crown of Verizon Building. Honolulu, HI.The Pinnacle Honolulu with Verizon & 1132 Bishop buildings behind seen from Punchbowl Crater. Honolulu, HI. Architect: Stringer Tusher Architects.1100 Alakea Plaza, Verizon, Pinnacle, Century Square & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Side view of The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Capitol Place & The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Century Square, The Pinnacle Honolulu & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
The Pinnacle Honolulu (2008) (35 floors) (1199 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI.Side view of The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Capitol Place & The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Century Square, The Pinnacle Honolulu & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Crowns of Century Square & The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Century Square. Honolulu, HI.Street level of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.Arched lobby of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.
Crowns of Century Square & The Pinnacle Honolulu. Honolulu, HI.Century Square (1982) (37 floors) (1188 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Jo Paul Rognstad.Street level of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.Arched lobby of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.
Post modern entrance of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.Century Square entrance. Honolulu, HI.Century Square entrance. Honolulu, HI.Century Square, Pinnacle, Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Post modern entrance of Century Square. Honolulu, HI.Century Square entrance. Honolulu, HI.Century Square entrance. Honolulu, HI.Century Square, Pinnacle, Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower & Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower beyond State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower. Honolulu, HI.Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.Blue glass facade of Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower (center) beyond State Capitol. Honolulu, HI.Leiopapa A Kamehameha State Office Tower (15 floors) (235 South Beretania St.). Honolulu, HI.Capitol Place (2008) (39 floors) (1200 Queen Emma St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Benjamin Woo Architects.Blue glass facade of Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.
Blue glass upper stories of Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Blue glass facade of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Blue glass & balconies of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.
Blue glass upper stories of Capitol Place. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Court (1994) (41 floors) (66 Queen St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Lacayo Architects.Blue glass facade of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Blue glass & balconies of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.
Crown of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Lower levels & tower of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Court & Topa Financial Center Towers over Honolulu Harbor. Honolulu, HI.Topa Financial Center Towers from Aloha Tower. Honolulu, HI.
Crown of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Lower levels & tower of Harbor Court. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Court & Topa Financial Center Towers over Honolulu Harbor. Honolulu, HI.Topa Financial Center Towers from Aloha Tower. Honolulu, HI.
Topa Financial Center Towers. Honolulu, HI.Upper floor facade of Topa Financial Center Tower. Honolulu, HI.Pacific Guardian Center - Makai Tower & Mauka Tower. Honolulu, HI.Facade windows of Pacific Guardian Center. Honolulu, HI.
Topa Financial Center Towers (1972) (21 & 22 floors) (745 Fort St. & 700 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Benjamin Boyd George.Upper floor facade of Topa Financial Center Tower. Honolulu, HI.Pacific Guardian Center (30 floors) - Makai Tower (1979) & Mauka Tower (1981) (733 & 737 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Architects Hawaii, Ltd..Facade windows of Pacific Guardian Center. Honolulu, HI.
Dillingham Transportation Building between Topa Financial Center & Pacific Guardian Center. Honolulu, HI.Blue Pacific Guardian Center & Harbor Square. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Square. Honolulu, HI.Davies Pacific Center. Honolulu, HI.
Dillingham Transportation Building (1929) between Topa Financial Center & Pacific Guardian Center. Honolulu, HI. Architect: Lincoln Rogers. On National Register.Blue Pacific Guardian Center & Harbor Square. Honolulu, HI.Harbor Square (1971) (27 floors) (700 Richards St.). Honolulu, HI.Davies Pacific Center (1972) (23 floors) (841 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI.
915 Fort Street Mall. Honolulu, HI.1000 Bishop Street. Honolulu, HI.1000 Bishop St., Executive Center & Pauahi Towers. Honolulu, HI.Executive Center. Honolulu, HI.
915 Fort Street Mall (1968) (12 floors). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Wou & Partners + Victor Gruen Assoc..1000 Bishop Street (1970) (14 floors). Honolulu, HI.1000 Bishop St., Executive Center & Pauahi Towers. Honolulu, HI.Executive Center (1984) (41 floors) (1088 Bishop St.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Jo Paul Rognstad.
Chinatown Gateway Plaza. Honolulu, HI.Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse seen from Punchbowl observation rim. Honolulu, HI.Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse. Honolulu, HI.Facade of Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse. Honolulu, HI.
Chinatown Gateway Plaza (26 floors) (1031 Nu'uanu Ave.). Honolulu, HI.Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse seen from Punchbowl observation rim. Honolulu, HI.Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse (1977) (300 Ala Moana Blvd.). Honolulu, HI. Architect: Architects Hawaii.Facade of Prince Kūhiō Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse. Honolulu, HI.
Honolulu Central Middle School seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Apartment buildings at Nu'uanu & Kukui seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Apartment buildings at Maunakea & Kukui seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Suburbs & mountains to west of Honolulu seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.
Honolulu Central Middle School (1302 Queen Emma St.) seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Apartment buildings at Nu'uanu & Kukui seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Apartment buildings at Maunakea & Kukui seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.Suburbs & mountains to west of Honolulu seen from Punchbowl rim. Honolulu, HI.

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