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2015 

What's up with interest rates? According to Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen, NOTHING! At least not any time soon, and that's good news for both buyers and sellers in our still-recovering housing market.Chairman Yellen spoke before the Senate on Tuesday and as usual financial pundits and inv...
02/26/2015
In case you missed this post on how to make a strong offer in a bidding war I am re-blogging it. Marianne hits all the key points to bolster your client's position.  Buyers, you need an EXPERIENCED agent if you're making offers in a very competative market! If you are buying a home in the current...
02/23/2015
  (This is one of a series on Kauai's finest spas. You can search for "Kauai spas" or click "Follow" if you want to see more of these blogs.)   The Grand Hyatt Kauai, located on our south shore, has the largest spa on the island. Anara Spa is 45,000 square-foot facility that offers a full array ...
02/23/2015
  (This is one of a series on Kauai's finest spas. You can search for "Kauai spas" or click "Follow" if you want to see more of these blogs.)   Halele'a Spa is located inside the elegant St. Regis Princeville Hotel, a premier location overlooking Hanalei Bay on Kauai's famed north shore.   They ...
02/22/2015
Thought I'd share an especially colorful Kauai sunset we're enjoying right now!   When you live in a place that has so much beauty on a daily basis it is easy to forget to savor the special moments. This was just outside my door this evening. Usually I'm at the beach or on an ocean-view lanai wh...
02/19/2015
For those of us considering drone photography it looks like the FCC is going to make it a little bit easier soon. On February 14, 2015 Forbes leaked information from FCC documents that revealed their new proposed operational guidelines and it was news! With the internet blazing with responses the...
02/18/2015
"Lei"  (pronounced lay) is the Hawaiian term for a garland or wreath. A lei can be made of almost any natural material - flowers, leaves, shells, dried pods or seeds or nuts, even feathers - alone or strung together in any combination for the desired effect.    The most common style for a lei in ...
02/18/2015
Kaua`i is the oldest of the island chain now know as the state of Hawai’I, which was formerly the Kingdom of Hawai’i. The islands were finally united under King Kamehameha I in the late 1700's and early 1800’s. Kaua’I was the last Hawaiian island to be added to King Kamehameha’s kingdom in the 1...
02/17/2015
  My recent blog How to choose the perfect Pineapple mentioned white pineapples. That got me several questions from readers who had never heard of this delicacy. So here is a brief introduction to that rare and expensive variety of this ever-popular fruit.   A white pineapple's fruit is actually...
02/16/2015
(This is part of a series on favorite eateries on Kauai. For more search "Kauai food" or click "Follow".)   The Grand Hyatt in Poipu has several good locations for dining. For breakfast or lunch the Ilima Terrace is a local favorite.  Breakfast is served daily from 6 am to 11 am. You might enjoy ...
02/15/2015
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