So you have decided to come to Hawaii, eh?! Well, let me be the first to give you that warm Aloha welcome you have always heard about. Aloha :) Kyson is the dog in the video, and he also extends his warmest Aloha Guide Dog vs. Service Dog This can be a really exciting time […]
There are two very well-known golf courses in Princeville. The Prince Golf Course, which is now closed for renovations, and the Makai Golf Course. Makai in Hawaii means towards or by the sea; seaward. Unbeknownst to most people (other than local golf lovers) in Princeville as part of the Makai Golf Course, there is “the […]
Last night I had dinner with friends at their home in an oceanfront community at Mauna Lani Resort. They are full-time residents who downsized after their proverbial nest was empty and retirement on the horizon, and they take full advantage of the Hawaii resort lifestyle. After the sun sank into the Pacific and the colors faded, […]
Military members moving to Hawaii often weigh the option of renting a home (either on-base or off-base) or buying a home during their tour. There are some lifestyle factors in that decision, as I wrote in an earlier blog article, but any buyer’s biggest concern is money. So, let’s take a look at the numbers.
The 10th Annual Laupahoehoe Music Festival will take place at Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park this Saturday, April 25, 2015! Laupahoehoe Point Beach Park where the annual Laupahoehoe Music Festival is held The Laupahoehoe Music Festival is a Hawaiian Music and Cultural Event in Laupahoehoe presented by Malama Hawaii Nei and Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School. […]
Almost everyone has a smart phone now. I’ve seen kids as young as 9 years old walking around texting their friends. I’ve seen people in their 80′s texting their family and friends. It has taken several years to get laws passed that make it illegal to talk on a phone while you are driving unless it is […]
Increasingly popular in homes in Hawaii, outdoor garden showers can be a peaceful, private oasis in a tropical environment. Although sometimes adjacent to the pool or on the way in from the beach, these showers need not fulfill practical needs alone. A garden oasis is not limited to showers alone at this beautiful beachfront residence […]
Alfred Preis is one of my favorite mid century modern architects in Honolulu. I’ve written a number of articles over the years on his listings, which seldom come on market. Today could be a luxury homebuyer’s lucky day if they’ve been waiting for one of his homes. There are two listings on the market, one […]
Golf’s not the only thing happening at the Kiahuna Golf Course…check out the construction going on beyond Kiahuna’s 9th hole. This is Pili Mai, Poipu’s newest townhome community. Eventually 15 buildings, each housing 7 units, will border the eastern boundaries of the Kiahuna Golf Course.
Originally being from Boston, Massachusetts, I find myself in pure bliss since moving to Honolulu. There are so many spectacular amenities that you can find nowhere else in the world outside of Hawaii. When I first arrived in Hawaii a dear friend of mine allowed me to stay in their home in the downtown area […]