hawaii oahu real estate: Botanical Gardens in Hawaii Part Three Koko Head - 11/23/14 08:42 AM

Koko Crater Botanical Garden
 "a blooming volcanic crater"
In 1958, Koko Crater on the eastern side of O`ahu was set aside for development into a botanical garden.  Sixty acres of the inner slope and basin of this 200 acre crater is now cultivated with rare and endangered plants.  Long range plans is for continued cultivation of plants suitable to the desert like conditions. 
This morning after quite a few rains on the eastern slopes, Koko Head and surrounds were very green!  Although the plumeria were in winter mode with dropped leaves and little flowers, most of the cacti were blooming or finishing up … (1 comments)

hawaii oahu real estate: In and About Hawaii - Opala(Trash) on the Road - 11/05/14 09:10 AM

Those  who know me or follow me on Facebook or my blogs, know that my husband and I take a walk in Hawaii every morning.  We marvel in the beauty of Kaiwainui Marsh, Kailua Beach, Maunawili, Ho’omaluhia Botanical Gardens and other lovely spots found in the lush Windward side of Oahu.
But for all the beauty, there are some who continue to trash our aina.  We’ve taught our children as they were growing up, by example, to always take out more than you took in (hopefully you’ll take in zero so your ratio will be 0/1+).  Towards that end we’ve been … (0 comments)

hawaii oahu real estate: Third Annual Ewa Slack Key Festival Changed to Nov 2 - 10/13/14 06:07 AM
UPDATE!!! Due to Ana dumping so much rain on us...the concert was postponed to November 2nd.  So you still have a chance to come experience Hawaiian Slack Key guitar!
New to Hawaii?  Kama’aina? Want to hear the best Hawaiian slack-key guitar playing ever?  For FREE???
 Grab a bento and come down to the west side this Sunday from Noon to 6pm. Bring something to sit on under the tent.   My good friend Harry Bee will be mc’ing and keeping you up to date on the current players. There are wonderful, free things to do on Oahu every weekend.  Check out the … (0 comments)

hawaii oahu real estate: More of the 10 Things Your Hawaii Agent Won't Tell You - 04/05/13 05:47 AM
See Part One here:
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Our Sunday newspaper has articles and excerpts from the Wall Street Journal.  One of those is an article on the 10 things a “blank” won’t tell you; fill in financial planner, resort, Disney, bank, etc.  So I thought I’d let you in the ten things your Hawaii Realtor® or Real Estate Agent won’t tell you.  Follow us this week as we look at them in depth at http://kate.ilovehawaiihomes.com.
5. The Brokerage owns the listing(seller) and the buyer.
The contract your agent writes for you and the agreements you make are not between you and your agent, … (0 comments)

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