Kohala by the Sea is a small gated community along the Kohala Coast of Hawaii island that offers incredible ocean views. With just 73 house lots in this gated community, neighbors know each other and there is a real sense of pride. This distinguished neighborhood was thoughtfully designed so that nearly every home has incredible […]
Are you considering upcoming home building or remodeling projects? If so, this show is for you! If you’re considering building or remodeling your own home in the near future, you’ll want to check out the 2017 Living + Design Show on Saturday, February 25th, and Sunday, February 26th, at the Sheraton Kona Resort Convention Center in […]
Nothing is more stressful than putting your home on the market while you still live there. With listings hopefully comes showings, open houses, and broker’s opens. These are all things done in order to get the word out about the listing, and then hopefully the end game is an offer and closed sale. This is all extremely difficult […]
Love is all around this week! Wishing all of you a very Happy Valentine’s – we’re celebrating all week! And part of that celebration is sharing my top homes rated on romance factor. Enjoy! Ke’ei Beach Homes Located on Ke’ei Beach in Kealakekua Bay, this property is situated in a truly magical place on Hawaii’s […]
Have you ever dreamed of buying a vacant lot and building your dream home? It’s a fun dream. However, following through with the process is not for the faint of heart. Having built a home myself (well…with the help of a contractor), I have personally experienced the joy, confusion, excitement, frustration, and overwhelming abundance of […]
We live in a technological world; wi-fi and smart everything have arrived, and much more is on the way. If you’re like me and want to do everything you can to be healthy and happy, not just surviving but thriving, then you may want to know how to be tech-savvy in a high-tech world.
The residential real estate market in the Hawi and Kapaʻau zip codes was healthy in 2016, with 20% more homes sold than the year before and prices edging upward. There were 36 sales ranging in price from $245,000 to $1,150,000, compared with only 30 homes in 2015. For reference, readers might want to begin by […]
I am super excited to let folks know about the new butcher shop that just opened last Friday in Waimea! Photo Courtesy of Waimea Butcher Shop There is More! Waimea Butcher Shop is more than just fresh, local, hormone- and antibiotic-free meats. Mills worked for years as a private chef and says he’ll be offering […]
Anuenue Means Rainbow There couldn’t be a better name for our town center’s playground than Anuenue! As I’ve mentioned in a few of my previous blogs – where I live, there are rainbows – that is no joke! Waimea town is where the green and dry areas of South Kohala meet, and that means we […]
Part of a residential REALTOR®’S job description relates to providing an estimate of value for prospective buyers and sellers. Buyers look to us to ensure they are not overpaying for their purchase. Through a tool called a “CMA,” or competitive/comparative market analysis, we try to evaluate properties to predict a value.
Energy clearing goes way back. Rituals, rites of passages, and ceremonies are common practice in cultures all over the world. In Hawaiian culture, a Kahu is often called to perform these types of blessings. A Priest may be called to perform or excise a negative spirit. We also have people actually trained, like in the Comedy […]
Kona Sea Ranch is an agricultural zoned subdivision in beautiful, lush, and rural South Kona. Build your dream home in this gated, 26 lot subdivision of 5 – 13 acre parcels. Enjoy panoramic ocean views with year-round sunsets. South Kona Coastline Views Kukui O’Pae Place Kukui O’Pae Place runs the length of the subdivision. The elevation […]
This spacious residence at Hualalai Resort is ideal for both golf enthusiasts and those who seek proximity to all of the resort’s award-winning amenities. Overlooking the expansive, serene lake on Hole 5 of the Hualalai Golf Course (a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course), you can watch PGA Tour players compete each January in the Mitsubishi Electric […]
In my last post, I talked about How Fo’ Ack (how to act) in Hawaii regarding relationshipping. Because I grew up here on the Big Island in Kohala, my clients and friends often ask me about island etiquette and local customs. In this second part of my How Fo’ Ack series, I tackle the ever […]
I absolutely love Makalei Estates and couldn’t be more excited to share this unique property with you. Makalei Estates is a beautiful gated community just minutes from Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Nestled on the slopes of Hualalai, Makalei Estates provides privacy and elevation to give you that “top of the world” feeling and endless ocean views. 72-4057 Ke […]