The typical asking rate per listing is in the $20's per square foot per year. The Downtown Honolulu region is going through a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $28 per sqft per year.
In the last 90 days, 36 listings have been listed, which means new availabilities most likley are going fast. You'll want to be prepared to tour spaces as quick as possible. About 256% of the office spaces in the Downtown Honolulu are subleases, so you might be able to snag a great spot on a short term. There aren't many listings below 2,000 square feet available, so finding a space for a small business might be tough.
The standard measurement for office space in this area is around 1,700 sqft. Most buildings in this market are around 8 floors. Most buildings in this region were built in 1972 and are Class A.
Education is the dominant industry in this market. Commute by taxi is the most popular way to get to work amongst Downtown Honolulu occupants. Commuting under 5 minutes a day is the norm for those who opt to reside in this part of town.