The geographic positioning of the Hawaiian Islands is the reason for so many of the islands’ gifts, for example, our beautiful weather and our surf exposure.
This new listing at 3679 Kaweonui in Princeville offers abundant ocean views and many options for indoor/outdoor living. Noteworthy Features This home was extensively remodeled from top to bottom in 2014/15, adding function to its already exquisite form (MLS# 604320). Privacy and views come together here with nothing between you and the ocean except a […]
Located in the premier neighborhood of Kalihiwai Ridge on Kauai’s North Shore is an exquisite modern marvel. This 3BD/4BA home offers 3,300 sqft. of clean living space outfitted with energy efficient technology and contemporary finishings. Great room has 16ft. variegated Douglas fir ceilings and a gas fireplace with mango wood mantle 12 ft. sliding doors lead to […]
Poipu Kai Resort is the beloved 85-acre resort community of East Poipu, known for its miles of manicured walking paths and expansive green space, known locally as The Greenbelt. The resort’s superb location on Kauai’s sunny south shore borders spectacular Shipwrecks Beach to the East, and pretty Poipu Beach to the West. Folks often choose to […]
How Do I Know If I’m a Katonk? My friend Carrie just moved here from the East Coast and landed a nursing job at Maui Memorial. She was born on the Mainland and is Asian-American…she looks local, yet she doesn’t understand pidgin one bit. I told her, “Oh nah! Try read my blogs, sistah!” (20 […]
Tesla is at it again, officially unveiling its long-term project of powering the Hawaiian island of Kauai. This has been in the works for some time, but was officially unveiled on Wednesday. The company is using more than 54,000 solar panels and its giant battery packs. This is the latest concept from Tesla. They use the sun’s power during […]
Poipu Beach Estates is a vibrant, upscale resort development in the heart of Poipu, where full-time and part-time residents, as well as vacationers, enjoy safe swimming, snorkeling, and surfing at nearby Poipu Beach, golfing at the 18-hole Kiahuna course, and yoga classes at the Poipu Beach Athletic Club. Breakfast, lunch, and shopping are easy and […]
The private 18-hole Kukui’ula Golf Course was designed to appeal to players of all ages and skill levels by British Open winner Tom Weiskopf, and the course opened to rave reviews in 2011. The 216-acre par-72 course features paspalum turf and sand-plated fairways. Holes play through orchards and gardens, and most holes have panoramic ocean […]
If a private, tropical retreat just minutes away from world-class beaches on Kauai’s North Shore is what you are in the market for, look no further than 6180 Kahiliholo Road. 3BD/3BA Villa in Kalihiwai Ridge Gourmet kitchen with Viking appliances Master suite Cozy media room in main house All of the ceilings are vaulted with […]
The 85-property Kaulu neighborhood of Kukui’ula is coming into its own here on South Kauai, featuring the Hawaiian plantation-style architecture of the private community’s clubhouse, Plantation House. 2611 Uluwehi Street 4-Bed, 4-Bath Residence (MLS# 601609) The 4956 Kaulu Street 3-bed, 3-bath residence is set on a large corner lot with Kukui’ula golf course views, and features […]
Most clients understand the importance of hiring a real estate professional to help buy or sell your Oahu home, but what about safeguarding the properties? Unfortunately in today’s day and age, we have to be careful with almost everything we do in life. This is also true when it comes to listing your home for sale.
Condo sales are up for the Coconut Coast! This February we sold 5 condos, which was 2 more than the same time last year. Year-to-date, we are up a whopping 100% over the same time last year. We have sold 12 condos so far as of 3/1/2017, and we had sold only 6 last year at […]
Because I grew up here on the Big Island in South Kohala, my clients and friends often ask me about island etiquette and local customs. In response to their questions, I’ve started my “How Fo’ Ack in Hawaii” series, talking about different types of local culture – the stuff you won’t read about in a […]
Continued from Part 1: How To Plan Your Move To Hawaii – Tips To Get You Started. So you’ve probably already figured I’m a planner, and I’m big on knowing what you’re getting into, especially with something so big as moving to Hawaii (or buying a home)! There are so many things to love about […]
There are folks out there who might say that one of the greatest achievements of the ancient Hawaiians would be the fine craftsmanship of the canoe. Native Hawaiians were quite knowledgeable about the ocean and how to navigate across the seas on their canoes. If they had not possessed that knowledge, Hawaii might be a […]