ADU Ordinance Hawaii

  • 1
  • November 10, 2015
Minatoishi Architects

This cottage measures 675 SF and incorporates two rooms, a wet bar, full bathroom with outdoor shower, and lanai area. See more of this Bali style cottage here.

Mayor Caldwell Signs the ADU Ordinance in September 2015

The City and County of Honolulu has just enacted an ordinance to help alleviate the city’s housing shortage. It allows single family home owners to build an extra dwelling unit on their property-called and ADU. An ADU is a second unit on a residential property that includes is own kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom as an accessory to the main houses sited at the rear or side of the house. The unit can be up to 800 SF for lots greater than 5000SF.