The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Urban Honolulu submarket is experiencing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate increased $13 per sqft per year. That's a 61% increase in rent.
In the last 90 days, 192 listings have been listed, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 5% of the available leases in the Urban Honolulu are subleases, so you will probably have to consider a longer term lease. 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 940 sqft. Most buildings in this area are around 3 floors. Most buildings in this area were built in 1972 and are Class A.