We build communities that change the way you live.

WE ARE RECOGNIZED FOR OUR SUCCESS CREATING DEVELOPMENTS THAT ARE CATALYSTS FOR CHANGE. WE COMBINE FUNCTIONALITY AND AESTHETIC EXCELLENCE TO DEVELOP DYNAMIC, SUSTAINABLE, MIXED-USED ENVIRONMENTS THAT ENERGIZE NEIGHBORHOODS.

Our mission is to develop quality residential communities and commercial retail properties that achieve strong market acceptance and provide long-term value. Toward this end, the firm strives for excellence in every aspect by:

  • Developing communities with innovative site planning

  • Creating distinctive properties with diverse architectural character

  • Utilizing the latest technology and materials to provide the highest quality residences

  • Shaping living experiences that are environmentally sensitive

  • Providing the community with increased affordable housing opportunities

3 Leaf Holdings various projects range from multi-unit residential communities and private commercial management, all superbly designed with the signature of quality workmanship and undeniable value. The company’s management team combines decades of construction experience, and it carefully oversees every aspect of the development process from land acquisition all the way through design, marketing, construction and commitment to quality and value. We are known for our ability to assemble the right team to handle each phase of development and ensure that diverse interests are aligned. Our breadth and depth of experience and knowledge of the market has created a template for success.

Our team has a demonstrated ability to engage institutional investors  and negotiate complex financial structures. We also have a deep understanding of the thousands of pieces that make up a successful  project—and we have the people to make it work. This multidisciplinary approach allows us to orchestrate every phase of a development project, from site selection to assessing environmental  impact and working through financing options. From Low Income Housing Tax Credits and Tax Exempt Bonds to New Markets Tax Credits to historic preservation and conventional debt financing, we pride ourselves on achieving the  best possible execution for any project.


“The team delivers in every aspect,”
— Richard Shea, Vice President, CREA

Our Mission

DFA Development, Ho’okuhua Development, Pupukahi Development and Three Leaf Holdings’ , as developers, take pride in providing affordable family and workforce housing. Their collective drive to deliver quality with integrity on each project they touch is always at the forefront of each of their projects. They take pride in knowing that their projects are developed, designed and constructed with an approach that parallels their affiliated companies’ vertical integration in the process of developing unique properties in urban cores to rural communities. Many of their projects are constructed by its affiliate Trinity Development and Construction, Inc. at the helm in a design build format. Trinity Development and Construction, Inc. offers full general contracting and project management services in residential and commercial construction.