KOHANA-IKI RESORT DESIGN STUDIES
Location: Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA. Client: Haseko Corporation. Project Team: Helber Hastert & Kimura Planners (Wimberley Allison Tong & Goo Architects). Planning Principal: Mark Hastert, AICP. Principal Architect / Urban Designer: Rick Phillips, AICP, RA. Date: 1988.Description: Kohana-iki was a proposed destination resort on the west coast of Hawaii. Elements included three luxury hotels, a marina and town center, condominiums, custom residential platting, an 18-hole championship golf course, a tennis center, and preserved ecological and cultural sites. Architectural concepts were developed through client workshops, or charrettes, and were used to evolve client objectives, assess development feasibility, attract financial participation, and resolve community and regulatory issues.