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Ala Moana Apartments
Costa Mesa, CA


The Ala Moana Apartments was built in the early 1960s. The A-frame entrance was altered sometime between 2008 and 2013. In 2019, the building was renovated for the Apex Apartment Homes. Although the A-frame is still there, the lava rock, fountain, and mini bridge are gone now. [map]

Mona Kai Apartments
Culver City, CA
The Mona Kai Apartments were built in 1965. [map]

Reef Apartments
Fresno, CA
The Reef Apartments were built in 1965. [map]

Island Village Apartments
Fullerton, CA
The Island Village Apartments were built in 1963. These photos are from 2013. Around 2017, the redwood paint had been changed to light gray. For more, see this website. [map]

Islander Apartments
Gardena, CA
The Islander Apartments was built in 1962. The complex features lots of bamboo, lava rock, tikis and more. [map]

Kona Gardens Apartments
Garden Grove, CA
The Kona Gardens Apartments was built in the early 1960s. [map]

Mono Kai Apartments
Goleta, CA
The Mono Kai Apartments appear to be from the early 1960s. [map]

Kona Pali Apartments
Granada Hills, CA
The Kona Pali Apartments, built in 1962, is the sister complex to the Kona Kai Apartments in San Gabriel described below. There are lots of tikis, a mosaic map of Hawaii, and lots of other details. For more, see this website. [map]

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