North Kohala Land Sales Strong in 2014

Since I live in Hawi, I regularly sell both homes and raw land in Kohala, including around the towns of Kapaau and Hawi, and south to the gated communities of lower North Kohala. In analyzing the Kohala real estate market, I separate the gated communities. I consider the subdivisions just around the corner from Hawi at Puakea as still in the “Kohala” market, […]

Big Island Farmers’ Markets Offer More than Just Fruits & Vegetables

The Big Island’s diversified agriculture industry continues to gain strength as more and more farmers’ markets develop around the island. Not only are they fun to visit, farmers’ markets are ideal for purchasing locally made gifts. Dare to Try Something Different | Photo Provided by Hilo Farmers Market Recommended Big Island Farmers’ Markets Due to […]

The Three Ranch Communities at Puakea Near Hawi

Winter rains brought spring green to the Puakea area on the dry side of Kohala just before Highway 250 turns east towards Hawi. By summer, the pastures will turn straw-colored, except where irrigation tends the landscaping around homes at Puakea Ranch, Puakea Bay Ranch, and Ranch at Puakea – the three distinct subdivisions, all horse-friendly communities carved out […]