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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Summit to Sea Realty Corporation



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No - I'm not talking about marketing or lead generation.  Just wanted to share a little more about my island home.  The Big Island tends to get comments from people about not having much to do, but there is tons to do if you don't need a major shopping mall :-)  So I like to let people know about...
One of the many things to do on the Big Island is not well known to many - star-gazing!  Did you know that we have 11 of the world's major observatories here on Mauna Kea?  The following article will tell you more about this than I can: Mauna Kea's VIS - Visitor Information Station - West Hawaii ...
Some interesting information about our current market here!!!Pacific Business News (Honolulu) - July 21, 2006Hawaii saw a 6.5 percent jump in coastal construction in 2005, fueled by demand to build luxury resorts and vacation homes on Maui.State planners report that the number of permits to build...
Another new waterfront luxury project here on the Big Island.  Keep in mind - if you or anyone you know is considering oceanfront property on the Big Island the sooner they get into the market the better.  More and more of the oceanfront has been developed AND sold, so prices continue to climb hi...
Aloha Kakahiaka - (Good Morning) - from the Beautiful Big Island of Hawaii.  Summer is definitely here and it is BEAUTIFUL - clear, blue skies and the contrast between the greenery, the lava, the ocean and the sky are amazing.  The summer sunsets have been fantastic as well.  If you have not been...
Aloha - Anyone who has visited the Big Island is aware of the lack of transportation. Basically you need to rent a car if you really want to get anywhere and/or see anything.  Growing up here, playing sports and working would have been impossible without my own car.   This new route will be wonde...
The Big Island Market has seen incredible growth over the last 3 to 5 years, development continues to keep on coming.  However, the rising property values and prices took a lot of the local people out of the market - no opportunity to buy and if owners no ability to sell and step up to a little b...
For thos of you unfamiliar with the Big Island, Kawaiahae Harbor is the main shipping point for the West Side of the Big Island.  There is a lot of focus in developing this harbor for more recreational use and also because of upcoming plans for a Ferry System in the islands and Kawaiahae Harbor w...
Many people are familiar with Hawaii the state thanks to popular television shows like Magnum PI and Hawaii Five-O, which both focused on Waikiki and the island of Oahu.  Others are familiar with Maui because of its great marketing efforts and sayings such as "Here today, gone to Maui."  As time ...
Aloha from the Big Island of Hawaii!  As you can see from the articles I am sharing in my blog, growth on the Big Island just keeps on a-comin'.  Another article this week discussed another 150 units off of Alii Drive down in the Keauhou area of Kona.  Now if we could just get the County to get t...

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