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Keala O Wailea Approved by Planning Commission

I attended a public hearing yesterday at the Maui Planning Commission regarding Steps 1 & 2 planned development approval and a Special Management Area Use Permit that has been requested by Armstrong Development in partnership with A&B Properties, which are the developers of MF-11 or Keala O Wailea (Path of Wailea). The commissioners had concerns […]

The Hawaii Life Charitable Fund

Hawaii Life has always embraced community involvement and charitable giving, intent on keeping money earned in Hawaii at home. For years the Real Good program offered a way for clients to designate a charity to receive a portion of our business proceeds. As our company has grown, however, the variety of activities and organizations we would be honored […]

Paia, Maui, HI 96779 – Market Report for October 2014

The following residential properties sold in October in Paia, Maui: 706 Hana Highway – Sold for $800,000 on 10/16/14. It was a short sale and a long time on the market with 2 lienholders to satisfy. A classic single-story 3 bed/1 bath plantation-style home directly across from the newly renovated Kuau Store. There was a detached garage and another detached […]

Oahu’s New Flood Maps Take Effect

We were warned, and now it’s upon us…Effective November 5, 2014, the City and County of Honolulu has 12 updated flood zone maps that all Oahu homeowners and potential homebuyers should be aware of. The main impact to affected owners will likely be in the form of mandatory flood insurance or higher flood insurance premiums. […]