HONOLULU - Sales for a new affordable condominium in Ala Moana have begun.

The Central Ala Moana will be 43 stories with 513 units -- about 60% of them deemed 'affordable' studio and one to three bedrooms.

It's the second affordable housing project on Kapi'olani Boulevard by developer Samkoo.

The project expects to break ground in early 2019 with completion anticipated for mid-2021.