The typical asking rate per listing is in the $30's per square foot per year. The Honolulu County region is seeing a an increase in rates. In the last 3 months, the median rate went up $13 per sqft per year. That's a 61% rise in rent.
In the last 90 days, 225 listings have been posted online, so you'll want to check back regularly for new listings. About 4% of the available leases in the Honolulu County are subleases, so you will probably need to consider the implications of signing a direct lease with the building. 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 market are close to 2 stories. Most buildings in this market were built in 1970 and are Class A.