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Real estate is the largest investment that many of us will ever make so it's critical that buyers & sellers have access to essential information. This blog provides key news and information about Hawaii real estate and the lifestyle one enjoys when living in Hawaii.

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2009 

It was announced today that the Kukui'ula developers will invest $165M to complete the facilities and recreational amenities that had previously been on hold.  Co-developers A&B Properties and DMB Associates are reported to have renegotiated their agreement leading to this infusion of capital.  T...
05/27/2009
"Dr. Beach" has released his top 10 list for 2009 and Hanalei Bay is at the top as best beach.  Hanalei Bay is in Hawaii on Kauai's North Shore.  It's popular with residents and visitors alike and in addition to beach goers, attracts surfers, swimmers, and stand-up paddleboarders.  It's framed by...
05/22/2009
There continue to be articles in the press about the decline in Hawaii tourism, our #1 industry.  But there is a silver lining for those who visit because crowds are few and there are great deals to be had.  Here's a chart showing tourism trends for the island of Kauai through the end of last yea...
05/21/2009
Worried about crowded beaches this Summer?  There's no crowds on this beach with sand the consistency of sugar that goes for miles.  Where?  It's in Hawaii on the island of Maui.  There's plenty of sand for a few more footprints. We call it Sugar Beach. Aloha! Search Kauai/Big Island | Search Mau...
05/21/2009
After nearly 4 years of increase, Kauai real estate inventory appears to have leveled off and has even declined slightly from it's Fall 2008 peak.  This coincides with data suggesting an uptick in the number of sales.  While the is the picture for the entire island, we have distinct geographical ...
05/19/2009
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One never knows what one will find on an island in the middle of the Pacific.  These totems on Maui remind me of more grande versions I've seen in Vancouver.  I know there is a story behind these and I must go do some research.  Or maybe an ActiveRainer already knows? Aloha! Search Kauai/Big Isla...
05/19/2009
April sales statistics are now available for both Maui and Kauai. Both markets have seen sharp declines in both median sales price and number of sales for the current year compared to the same period in 2008. As always, I caution that median sales price is heavily influenced by what price categor...
05/17/2009
There is good news for owners of older Hawaii homes of which there are many.  Last year the legislature passed Act 228 which effectively hamstrung anyone wanting to alter any home more than 50 years old.  It required that archival-quality photos be taken and submitted to the State Historic Preser...
05/08/2009
Kauai Sales Statistics For April 2009 Kauai home sales statistics have been released for the month of April 2009. The figures are island-wide comparisons of current sales versus year ago sales. Today's high-anxiety environment will drive some to look at data draw conclusions which may or may not ...
05/07/2009
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Once again Maui was privileged to have a live concert at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center (MACC).  This time is was Sherly Crow with a live performance that was "outta sight"!  Hawaii continues to be a favored destination by entertainers and those of us living here benefit by having a place for th...
05/01/2009
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