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Real estate is the largest investment that many of us will ever make so it's critical that buyers and 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.
Here on Kauai, King Kong appears to be alive and well perched high atop a mountain range outside of Anahola.  Can anyone spot the big fella in this photo? [If picture does not show, hit your browser refresh button] While I've not done the climb, I'm told you can visit him up close and personal wi...
Internet exposure being a key element of my marketing plan and I make sure to discuss how I'm going to utilize that during my listing presentations.  I believe in focusing on those sites that consumers go to so it's important to stay current on what those sites are.  Here's the latest rankings of...
Aliomanu Ocean View Homes on Kauai's East Side Kauai's East Side features a number of luxury communities, many with stunning ocean and mountain views.  Such is the Aliomanu area just north of the village of Anahola.  Having attended an open house and seeing the panaramic ocean and whitewater view...
Villas at Pu'ali Homes, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii   Villas at Pu'ali is a community of homes located at 4261 Puhi Road in Lihue, Kauai on the western side of Lihue in an area known as Puhi.  It's an attractive community on 15 acres with the Hau'pu mountain range to the south with a peak of nearly 2300...
There have been huge improvements in Kauai's absorption rate in 2010.  At mid-year, 3 of our 5 zones are moving out of the red zone from "not pretty" to troublesome, a welcome improvement.  Still pretty ugly are the South and North Shores which are big resort areas.  Homes on the South Shore are ...
Anini Vista is a community of luxury homes and homesites on acreage positioned high on a bluff-top overlooking the Anini Beach area.  This area is host to some of Kauai's "rich and famous".  Most homes are off of Anini Vista Drive plus a few are off of Kalihiwai Road.  There are 40 properties, 3...
 Garden Island Newspaper article This week the Kauai Planning Commission approved Safeway's request to build Lihue's Hokulei Village shopping plaza in 2 phases insteat of one.  The economic slowdown had made finding tenants for the complete project difficult. According to today's Garden Island ne...
Time at the beach provides a great break from the routine, even if it's only for an hour.  I headed down to Lihue's Kalapaki Beach yesterday and took this video while there. Kalapaki Bay and it's crescent sandy beach is conveniently located right in Kauai's major city, Lihue. The narrow entrance...
On June 6, the Honolulu Advertiser was purchased by it's biggest competitor, the Star-Bulletin.  The combined newspaper, the Star-Advertiser, is now the largest newspaper in Hawaii.  The Star-Bulletin on-line edition is HERE.  Both newspapers were well over 100 years old, the Star Advertiser was ...
Kauai and Maui year-to-date real estate sales statistics through April 2010 compared to the same period in 2009 show a marked increase in the number of sales on both islands but mixed results on price.  While Kauai prices were up substantially (flat for residential) Maui saw large price decreases...

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