waikiki: Ilikai Condos in Waikiki - 06/27/12 06:17 AM
The Ilikai Hotel (also known as Ilikai Apartment Building in MLS) is a mixed use building in Waikiki that has commercial and residential condos. It was made famous in the original intro of Hawaii Five-O.

Original Hawaii Five-O Intro featuring Jack Lord at the Ilikai in Waikiki
With a storied history, the condo market at the Ilikai in Waikiki has seen its ups and downs over the years. When it first went to market, it was an iconic building, far larger than anything in its immediate vicinity. In hindsight, anything bought back then was a bargain to today's standards.
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waikiki: Waikiki Landmark Condos in Honolulu, Hawaii - 06/25/12 05:41 PM
The Waikiki Landmark is a highrise condominium in Honolulu, Hawaii that has been an architectural spectical for nearly 20 years now. The building can be seen from miles away. 

Over the course of the last real estate cycle, values have increased as the fee simple interest became available to homeowners. The penthouses at the top are something else... They used to have great views of the ocean, however once the Allure Waikiki was built across the street, some of those views are now obstructed.
Although one could argue the value of the Waikiki Landmark condos have gone down since the … (0 comments)

waikiki: Oahu Beaches Make Top 10 List in America - 06/02/11 08:38 PM
Dr. Beach came out with his annual Top 10 Beach List and Oahu was the only Hawaiian island to make the list at the #3 and #9 spots.

Duke Kahanamoku Beach took the #3 spot
Duke Kahanamoku Beach fronts the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki. The boundaries are the pier on the east side and the Ala Wai Boat Harbor on the west.
It's a great stretch of beach that isn't as crowded as the main beach in the heart of Waikiki. Fee simple condos can be found just west at the Ilikai as well as the Ilikai Marina, where … (2 comments)

waikiki: 40% off Last's Year's Price for Waikiki Condo - 10/09/10 05:11 PM
Looking for a great deal in Waikiki? We just reduced Pomaikai #17A to $144,900 leasehold.

Pomaikai #17A (MLS# 1012008) is a deal! Here's the view from one of two lanais.... Read entire post →
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waikiki: Deal: Waikiki Two-Bedroom Condo Just Two Blocks from the Beach - 06/01/10 10:28 PM
Ever have a dream of owning a 2 bed / 2 bath condo in Waikiki? Near the beach, Kapiolani Park, the Honolulu Zoo, restaurants and more? Look no further....

For those of you that don't know, Makee Ailana (formerly known as the Scandia) is located 2 blocks from Queen's Beach in Waikiki and right across the street from the Honolulu Zoo. I've got a listing there (MLS# 1001616) priced at $445,000. Unit #802 in the building just sold for $609,000! Talk about a deal! Not too often you see something priced $164,000 under the last sale in the building....
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waikiki: Good Things Come in Threes - 04/08/10 03:22 PM
Good Things Come in Threes
Did you know that you can find fee simple, 2 bedroom condos for sale in Honolulu with parking for under $300,000?
1. Plumeria Hale #1802 (MLS# 1002008) is located at 2630 Kapiolani Blvd. Recently reduced to $290,000, this one of the best centrally located buys in town. Minutes from the beach at Waikiki, the University of Hawaii at Manoa and walking distance to Market City Shopping Center with all kinds of great places to eat. This unit was completely remodeled in 2002 with a modern flair. I sold another unit in this building a few years … (1 comments)

waikiki: Where to find Oceanfront Waikiki Condos - 11/17/09 08:02 AM
Following up on a series of Where to Find Oceanfront Condos on Oahu, we work our way clockwise on Oahu from Diamond Head to Waikiki. Believe it or not, there is only 1 true oceanfront condo building in Waikiki, which is the Waikiki Shore. When you think about it, the reason why is all the prime real estate in Waikiki is taken up by the hotels.  Waikiki Shore is adjacent to the newly renovated Outrigger Reef and fronts a beautiful white sandy beach. One of the great things about the building is the maintenance fees are relatively low because the commercial … (0 comments)

 
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