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Hawaii is having growing pains knowing how to manage the coercive power of government.  An organization known as the "Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaii" is working hard to get owners of apartments and condominiums to ban smoking inside privately owned living spaces.  The coalition claims that ...
05/14/2008
It appears as though the Hawaii State House of Representatives and Senate are  moving forward in tandem with bills that would make the victims of domestic violence a Protected Class.   If a Property Manager has a tenant who is the victim of domestic violence living in a property he or she  manage...
02/09/2008
Thank Heaven for the Hawaii Association of Realtors Legislative Committee.   They were recently successful in getting Senate Bill 2802 deferred.   This bill would have required that Property Managers pay the tenant 6% interest on all security deposit money held on behalf of the tenant at the time...
02/09/2008
Like buying and selling agents, property managers also run into landlords who want to negotiate our commissions.  I recently had an opportunity to reduce my commission in order to manage a very exclusive home that the owner wants to place on the rental market because he has been unable to sell it...
02/04/2008
Having been the Chair of the NARPM  Government Affairs Committee during 2007, I had an opportunity to write the "Legislative Scoop" article in the NARPM monthly magazine, "Residential Resource".   I wrote the following article that was published in the November 07 issue.   I would like to share i...
01/30/2008
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HI!  Having been "MeMe'd" I was first impressed that I should just back out of this "wonderful" opportunity, but thinking more on it, I thought, why not be a good sport and enter five things about myself in a blog as requested.   So, here goes.My wife of fifty-one years and I live in Kailua Hawai...
01/28/2008
Here we are in Hawaii trying to get a train system going while trains in areas more populous than ours are failing and being discontinued and after the governments lose millions and millions of taxpayer dollars.   It is really a challenge to try to understand why our genius city council in Honolu...
01/22/2008
I work with an organization, Malama O Kamali'i Makamae, that has asked that I put the following information my my blog in Active Rain for your information.   We work to help kids like these.    "Malama O Kamali`i Makamae (Protect and Honor Our Precious Children), a nonprofit organization, was org...
01/22/2008
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It appears as though the government, particularly here in Hawaii, has a lot to do with protecting our identity.   I had mostly thought it to be a personal problem, but a report issued by Hawaii's Identiy Theft Task Force identifies a ton of things the city and state government can do to make our ...
12/28/2007
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RE/MAX Kai Lani; 25 Kaneohe Bay Drive #109; Kailua, HI 96734  --  www.remaxkailani.comWe have a fantastic studio apartment rental available in DOWNTOWN HONOLULU!   And, with covered secure PARKING!   It is just plain hard to find a unit in the Downtown area of Honolulu on Oahu.   It can be availa...
12/26/2007
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