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By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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The market in Hawaii Kai, on the east end of Oahu, continues strong. As of Nov. 2, 116 single family homes were available, 24 under contract, and 126 sold in the last six months. The sales range from $590,000 to $15,900,000. More homes are listed between $1,200,000-$1,999,999 than at other prices...

By Randy L. Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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Two evenings ago (Halloween evening), I was in Honolulu and trapped in traffic.  Where did all these people come from?  I felt like I was in Manhattan or downtown Chicago during rush hour.  Intersections were grid locked.  It took me 2 hours to go a reasonably short distance.                    I...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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I've discovered some great live web cams available online for our island. Visit http://www.honolulu.gov/cameras/index.htm. You can watch the tourists in Waikiki in two different locations, accompanied by music, traffic congestion hot spots, Honolulu traffic cameras, and live webcasts of the Hono...

By Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. (B), REALTOR-Broker, CRS, GRI, ABR CLHMS
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers)
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530 Portlock Road in the Hawaii Kai region of Honolulu At $15,900,000, this property is the most expensive sold (so far) in 2007, topping the $11 million dollar beachfront lot on Kailuana Place, which was sold earlier this year in Kailua. This custom-built (in 2005) beachfront property has 4BR an...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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Market Update for Hawaii Kai as of Sept. 21, 2007:      Single Family Homes Active Listings: total 123 Under $1,000,000 - 37 $1,000,000-$1,200,000 - 12 1,200,000-$2,000,000 - 48 $2,000,000-$17,888,888 - 26 Listings Under Contract: total 23 Under $1,000,000 - 13 $1,000,000-$3,575,000 - 10 Sold in ...

By Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. (B), REALTOR-Broker, CRS, GRI, ABR CLHMS
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Data current September 2007Na Pali Haweo is an East Hawaii-Kai neighborhood of custom homes, built after 1991, winding uphill from Maunanani St on the higher part of Kamehame Dr and its offshoot streets (above the Kamehame Ridge neighborhood). Na Pali Haweo is located Northeast of the Kokohead Cr...

By Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. (B), REALTOR-Broker, CRS, GRI, ABR CLHMS
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Data Current September 2007Portlock is one of the most beautiful and expensive neighborhoods on the island! Beachfront homes in Portlock are favored for their lack of CCRs and spectacular sunset views of Diamondhead. The Portlock area encompasses both the odd and even sides of Portlock Road and a...

By Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. (B), REALTOR-Broker, CRS, GRI, ABR CLHMS
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Data current Sept. 2007The Queen's Gate neighborhood, located between Sandy Beach Park and Kalama Valley, includes homes on the North, odd-numbered (200-300 blocks) side of Kealahou Street, as well as those in the Queen's Gate gated community. The homes on Kealahou were built 1979-80, and all hav...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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Portlock Road, on the east end of Hawaii Kai, at the east tip of the island of Oahu, has long been known as one of the most exclusive residential areas on the island.  Henry Kaiser, who developed Hawaii Kai, built his multi-acre estate there, overlooking Diamond Head and Maunalua Bay, and many ot...

By Yvonne Jaramillo Ahearn, Esq. (B), REALTOR-Broker, CRS, GRI, ABR CLHMS
(Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers)
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Bizjournals.com recently analyzed United States Government Census Data to determine which US cities were the "Brainiest." The number one result, among large cities --- Seattle, with runner-ups San Francisco and Austin, TX.Not suprisingly, to those who live here, our beloved city of Honolulu, Oahu...
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By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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Jim Schmit, architect of 9 unique homes at the base of Kamehame Ridge in Hawaii Kai, found opportunity where others only saw a thin stretch of land on a busy road. He is a modernist, and jumped at the chance to build a different kind of project, with a modern approach. The 2 completed homes look ...

By 1SG (Ret.) David Kucic, President and Owner
(Hawaii Military Realty, Inc.)
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Beware of Frauds Wearing Military MedalsBy: David Kucic, First Sergeant, USA (Ret)Hawaii Home Buying and Selling TeamThe Army Times recently published a story about SGT Richard McClanahan.  This guy (he doesn't deserve to be called a Soldier) wore a "Chest full of lies" as he tricked people into ...

By Barbara Abe
(East Oahu Realty)
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Hawaii Kai Market Activity as of July 27, 2007 Single Family Homes: # OF ACTIVE LISTINGS - 113, PRICE RANGE: $858,000 - $17,888,888 32 under $1,000,000 15 $1,000,000 - $1,200,000 45 $1,200,000 - $2,000,000 21 over $2,000,000 # OF LISTINGS UNDER CONTRACT - 34, PRICE RANGE: $599,000 - $2,550,000 1...

By Randy L. Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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                                                        Laurie Manny has kept us updated from the start line.I apologize for not getting an update from the finish line of the 44th Transpacific Race posted sooner.  I have been extremely busy this week with work and ABR classes the last few days.  ...

By Rachael Austin-Harmes
(Benchmark Lending)
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As a loan officer I am here to help guide my clients into the right loan programs to help them achieve their financial goals. Understanding your goals and placing you in the right loan program is my service to you. With very competitive rates and the highest work ethic, I am here to assist you in...

By Randy L. Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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Salt Lake Area (tax map key 111, includes Moanalua, Aliamanu, Mapunapuna and Airport Area)The below figures include both fee simple and leasehold properties.  These are only the totals and averages.Single Family homes sales have softened. Average sales price of single family homes has begun to cl...

By Bob Farrell, RA, MS, RSPS, TRC, RECS
(ERA Signature Homes)
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The Honolulu Board of Realtors® reports* that "During the first quarter, the number of sales declined from last year and the median prices were stable. The total dollar volume of sales was $1.187 billion in the first quarter, a decrease of $153 million, or 11.4 percent, from the $1.340 billion in...

By Bob Farrell, RA, MS, RSPS, TRC, RECS
(ERA Signature Homes)
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Waikiki, that wonderful hotspot for Hawaii visitors!As one of the primary contacts for visitors to our islands' main tourist vacation spots, Waikiki, I would be happy to help anyone out there with their clients' desires to purchase second home or investment property in the islands of Hawaii, or e...

By Randy L. Prothero, Hawaii REALTOR, (808) 384-5645
(eXp Realty)
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Salt Lake Area (tax map key 111, includes Moanalua, Aliamanu, Mapunapuna and Airport Area)The below figures include both fee simple and leasehold properties.  These are only the totals and averages.Single Family homes sales have slowed. Average sales price of single family homes have leveled.  Ye...

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