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2007 

Held at the Plantation Course at the Kapalua Resort in Maui each year, this tournament bring some of golf's biggest names.  Unfortunately with Tiger's baby on the way and Michelle Wie preparing for the Sony Open, two of my favorite names are not present.  The Mercedes-Benz Golf Championships are ...
01/07/2007
When I read the paper this morning, there was no mention of impending high surf on the South Shore of Oahu. Not that I was looking for it since winter months are the time for Oahu's North Shore to shine whether it be the Triple Crown of Surfing,  or Eddie Aikau Big Wave International Surf Contest...
01/06/2007
 In my day I have had the pleasure of dealing with some of the most intelligent people in real estate around.  Today was not that day. I got reeled in like a fish! After showing a home that appeared to be in excellent condition,, with no major WARTS, my clients were ready to put down an attractiv...
01/06/2007
Buying a home in Hawaii has many different nuuance to how the decision should be made.  First it's the where are far as areas, Windward, East Shore, South Shore, Leeward or North Shore.  Once you determine that then you choose a neighborhood or a micro-environment (since they have all sorts of di...
01/06/2007
Moving to Hawaii is a little like moving to another country.  We have many different cultures, many different customs and a hundred little neighborhoods to experience them all in. Some people come to Hawaii knowing exactly where they want to purchase.  They have the advantage of traveling many ti...
01/05/2007
Looking at real estate as an industry and as a profession can be a pretty intimidating thing.  Unless your family was involved in investing and bought multiple properties, chances are you hadn't been exposed to much of the how to's of the profession.  It took me years of consideration before I fi...
01/04/2007
 If your market is anything like mine, you'll appreciate what December does to people and the subsequent New Year.  Agents go in to hiding, some disappear entirely, others call you from God knows where and some just don't bother.  There are some that are still their perky happy selves answering c...
01/04/2007
    There are two types of property ownership in Hawaii.  One, called Leasehold and the other Fee Simple.  Both have something to offer and each is incredibly different.  Buyers and investors alike are likely, at least initially to consider both types of purchases.  All buyers considering real es...
01/04/2007
 When I first started in the world of business I equated success as having the top title and the biggest paycheck.  It took me a lot of hard work, a loss of my personal life and cost me a lost relationship.  Once I achieved the goal I thought I wanted I realized not only was it an empty goal, but...
01/02/2007
  Honolulu is one of my favorite cities on the planet.  I've lived and worked here for almost 30 years and can't imagine living anywhere else. It's what I consider a true cosmopolitan city.  We are ranked 5th in the nation for having a mixed race population which gives the island a flair and flav...
01/02/2007
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