Honolulu County, HI Real Estate News

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, August 2022   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 3 / 7  -57% 59 / 90  -34% Median Sales Price $1.295M / $1.182M  10%  $1.325M / $1.15M  15% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 111.8%  -11%   100.0% / 99.5%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 10 / 10  0% 9 / 19  -53% New Listings 9 / 9  0% 66 / 88  -25%   Pending Sales 3 / 8  -63% 51 / 84  -39% Active Inventory 18 / 14  29% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 33 / 45  -27% 369 / 411 -10% Median Sales Price $525,000 / $650,000  -19%   $564,750 / $580,000 -3% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.6% / 98.7%  0% 100.0% / 98.8%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sal...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Marvel at the night sky and discover Hawai‘i’s special place in the universe at the free ‘Ohana Stargazing event at SALT at Our Kaka‘ako.SALT at Our Kaka'ako is Pet FriendlyEnjoy guided star tours using high-quality telescopes on the parking garage rooftop. Through various cultural and educational activities, you’ll also learn how the moon, sun, and stars influenced traditional Hawaiian life and guided early navigators. SALT Parking Garage Rooftop Activities• Bring your own blankets, pillows, chairs, and equipment to recline and stargaze at your leisure, or use a provided high-quality telescope for a guided constellation tour after sunset.• Participate in Ask an Astronomer Q&A sessions to learn about upcoming astronomical events and how to enhance your at-home stargazing experience.• He...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Diamond Head & Kapahulu Honolulu, August 2022   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 23 / 18  28% 145 / 186  -22% Median Sales Price $1.339M / $1.5265M  -12%   $1.405M / $1.175M  20% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.5% / 100.0%  -2%   100.5% / 100.0%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 16 / 11  45%  12 / 13  -8%   New Listings 23 / 31  -26% 177 / 214  -17% Pending Sales 17 / 26  -35% 150 / 199  -25% Active Inventory 37 / 40  -8% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 23 / 18  28%  145 / 186  -22%  Median Sales Price $1.339M / $1.5265M  -12%    $1.405M / $1.175M  20% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.5% / 100.0%  -2% 100.5% / 100.0%  0%    Med...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Makiki & Moili'ili Honolulu, August 2022   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 14 / 15  -7% 91 / 114  -20% Median Sales Price $1.46075M / $1.5M  -3%  $1.62M / $1.4105M  15%   Percent of Original List Price Received 101.9% / 101.7%  0% 100.5% / 100.0%  0% Median Days on Market Until Sale 14 / 8  75% 13 / 12  8%  New Listings 14 / 17  -18% 118 / 147  -20% Pending Sales 11 / 13  -15% 100 / 123  -19% Active Inventory 25 / 32  -22% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 55 / 59  -7%  541 / 463  17%  Median Sales Price $410,000 / $445,000  -8%   $410,000 / $394,500  4% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.1% / 100.0%  -1% 100.0% / 98.3%  2% Median Days on Marke...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
The Royal Hawaiian Band“E Kani Mau”Ka Pāna Aliʻi ʻO HawaiʻiFrom its royal beginnings in 1836, The Royal Hawaiian Band has entertained audiences in Hawaiʻi and around the world for 186 years. Once known as the “King’s Band,” it was created by King Kamehameha III and became a staple of daily life by performing for state occasions, funerals, and marching in parades.Today, the Royal Hawaiian Band is an agency of the City and County of Honolulu and is the only full-time municipal band in the United States. The band performs and marches in over 350 concerts and parades each year.Since the onset of the pandemic, the Royal Hawaiian Band adapted to various services to the community. After losing their "musical voice", they transitioned to assisting city initiatives, such as: food distribution, s...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Ala Moana & Kaka'ako Honolulu, August 2022   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 0 / 1   -100%  6 / 8   -25% Median Sales Price $0.0 / $1.16M  0% $1.3625M / $1.0575  29% Percent of Original List Price Received 0.0% - 100.9% 98.2% / 100.8%  -3% Median Days on Market Until Sale 0 / 12   0% 21 / 12   75% New Listings 0 / 3  -100% 12 / 17  -29% Pending Sales 0 / 0   6 / 9  -33% Active Inventory 4 / 5  -20% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 61 / 99  -38%  542 / 494  10% Median Sales Price $615,000 / $785,000  -22%     $754,500 / $670,000  13% Percent of Original List Price Received 98.1% / 99.4%  -1% 98.0% / 97.5%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 18 / 14  2...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Waikiki Honolulu, August 2022   Single Family Homes August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 0 / 1  -100% 1 / 3  -67%   Median Sales Price $1.88M  $1.5M / $1.1M  36% Percent of Original List Price Received 0 / 100.0%  0% 90.9% / 100.0%  -9% Median Days on Market Until Sale 0 / 13  0% 103 / 13  692% New Listings 0 / 0  0% 1 / 4  -75% Pending Sales 1 / 2  -50% 2 / 6  -67% Active Inventory 0 / 0  0% ---    Condos August Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 103 / 148  -30%  952 / 916  4% Median Sales Price $340,000 / $452,400  -25%   $429,000 / $395,000  9% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.5% / 98.2%  1% 98.8% / 97.3%  2% Median Days on Market Until Sale 14 / 26  -46% 19 / 33  -42% New Listings 146...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off:The next scheduled event for household hazardous waste drop-off is Saturday, November 12, 2022.  Please call 768-3201 by Friday, November 4, 2022 to schedule an appointment, or email householdhazardouswa@honolulu.gov.For more information about household hazardous waste, visit the household hazardous waste page. Drop-off dates are scheduled every two months. Please have a list ready to include the type of product, container size and quantity of material before scheduling an appointment.  There is a 12 item limit and only items registered will be accepted on the day of the event.    Disposal of Household Hazardous WasteResidential households with large quantities of any type of HHW must call the City's Refuse Division for disposal instructions. Residenti...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Today, the Honolulu County Mayor will be holding the Mayor’s Remembrance Walk paying tribute to victims of the Sept. 11 2001 terrorist attacks. The public is asked to join Honolulu first responders and Mayor Rick Blangiardi at the Mayor’s Remembrance Walk, witch will start at 5 p.m. Sunday evening in front of the Honolulu Police Dept. Headquarters. The Remembrance Walk, will first start with a blessing at HPD headquarters followed by the walk to Honolulu Fire Department Headquarters on Queen St. for a moment of silence. The walk will end with ceremonies at the eternal flame in front of Honolulu Hale. At this time people can offer lei in front of the memorial after the ceremony has concluded.Those who look to attend can get free parking at the Frank F. Fasi municipal parking lot. You are...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Hele mai Ala Wai for the Great Hawaiian Rubber Duckie Race Sept 17th20,000 Rubber Duckies to Race for United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii.UCPA's favorite rubber duckies will take their dive into the infamous waters of the Ala Wai Canal, after a 2-year hiatus.  If your duckie is one of the top 50 finishers or last place duck, you could win great prizes.  Pre-race festivities on the Ala Wai Canal Promenade from 11am, with entertainment, keiki games and a duckie store.  Race time for the Kalakaua Avenue Bridge at 1:17pm.  It's always a duckie of a time!  To benefit UCPA of Hawaii. Adopt your duckies here! TIME:  Saturday Sept. 17th at 11:00AM - 3:30PM LOCATION:  Ala Wai Promenade  For expert Real Estate Sales and Pet Friendly Property ManagementIn Honolulu, HawaiiCONTACT HI Pro Rea...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Sales of O‘ahu Homes Return to Pre-Pandemic Level Median sales price for condos dips to under $500,000 HONOLULU – According to resales figures released this week by the Honolulu Board of REALTORS®, more than 300 single-family homes and more than 500 condos sold in August, which is near pre-pandemic annual average closed sales per month for single-family homes and above average for condos. Median sales prices remained on pace with recent months, with August’s single-family home median sales price rising 7.2% year-over-year to $1,125,500 and the condo median sales price marking a nominal decline of 0.3% to $498,500.Using data collected from its computerized Multiple Listing Service (MLS) system, the Board reported the following statistics: Single-Family Home Resales   Number of Sales Med...
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By Theresa Harden, PB SFR e-Pro Realtor
(Hawaii Dream Realty LLC)
Oahu Housing Inventory Snapshot as of August 28, 2022 The August 2022 Oahu Hawaii Housing Inventory Snapshot represents aggregated values based on Honolulu MLS data as of August 28, 2022. Each inventory category includes a link providing the current Honolulu MLS listings for that particular category. The prices presented in the table are average prices meaning that the presented price includes homes priced well below and well above the average list price.  The table does not provide the quantified 30-day trends for the list price, sold price, days on market or available listings. If you are interested in a more detailed table with numeric trend percentages, click here to register to receive the monthly report via email.   Housing Inventory Snapshot  August 28, 2022    Average List Pric...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
PetWalk is back LIVE at Kapi'olani Park on October 29, 2022!This year's PetWalk is back in-person!PetWalk is Hawaiian Humane Society's signature annual fundraiser that raises critical funds for the organization and the animals they serve. This year's PetWalk is back in-person, so assemble all your furry footed friends to celebrate the occasion and help support over 30 programs and services provided by the Hawaiian Humane Society! REGISTRATION:Register to participate here, our official PetWalk 2022 website. Once confirmed, participants will receive information in regards to collecting exclusive swag. We encourage participants to engage with us on Hawaiian Humane Society social media pages.  INDIVIDUAL WALKER:As an Individual Walker, you can set up your personal walk page and begin fundra...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
               Latest rates, based on 20 percent down, $200,000 owner-occupant mortgages. The rates and terms may vary; check with lenders for details. Rates may have changed click here to verifyWednesday, August 31, 2022  Lender Term/Type Interest Rate % Points % *APR Acclaim Capital Mortgage383-5931NMLS#304090 15-YR Fixed 4.375 1.107 4.624 30-YR Fixed 4.990 1.667 5.186 5-YR ARM       Aloha Pacific Federal Credit Union531-3711NMLS#377314 15-YR Fixed 4.375 1.750 4.806 30-YR Fixed 5.125 1.500 5.361 5-YR ARM       American Savings Bank, F.S.B593-1226NMLS#423168 15-YR Fixed 4.375 2.125 4.811 30-YR Fixed 5.000 2.250 5.272 5-YR ARM       Bank of Hawaii877-616-2636NMLS# 15-YR Fixed 4.375 2.125 4.697 30-YR Fixed 5.000 2.000 5.178 5-YR ARM 3.875 2.375 4.783 Central Pacific Bank544-0500NMLS#4166...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Diamond Head Theatre presents: Anything Goes Opening September 9 at 7:30PM through Sep 25 at 4:00PM Diamond Head Theatre presents the Cole Porter romp Anything Goes  starting September 9th. This will be the last show in the historic Ruger Theatre before they move into their new theatrical digs next door. The hit Broadway musical Anything Goes shares the age-old tale of Boy-Meets-Girl and the complications which intrigues every audience, and no musical puts it on the stage better than this one. It’s an amusing story wrapped around one of Cole Porter’s most magical scores- featuring popular tunes such as “Anything Goes,” “I Get a Kick Out of You.” “Easy to Love” and “All Through the Night.”DHT is at | Season Subscriptions: 808-733-0274 |Buy Tickets: https://www.DiamondHeadTheatre.com TICK...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Downtown and Nu'uanu Honolulu, July 2022   Single Family Homes July Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 9 / 14  -36% 56 / 83  -33% Median Sales Price $1.725M / $1.1355M  52%  $1.325M / $1.1425M  16% Percent of Original List Price Received 95.8% / 99.3%  -4%   100.1% / 98.9%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 12 / 18  -33% 9 / 23  -61% New Listings 7 / 15  -53% 57 / 79  -28%   Pending Sales 5 / 6  -17% 48 / 76  -37% Active Inventory 14 / 17  -18% ---    Condos July Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 42 / 75  -44% 336 / 366  -8% Median Sales Price $423,000 / $559,000  -24%   $578,000 / $575,000  1% Percent of Original List Price Received 99.2% / 100.0%  -1% 100.0% / 98.8%  1% Median Days on Market Until ...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Aloha Home Market is Hawaii's premier Pop-Up Market and showcase for unique local treasures and finds! Support Local and shop Made in Hawaii small businesses.Aloha Home Market features Hawaii's finest furniture makers, artisans, jewelry makers, clothing designers, food vendors, and more. Admission is free, and the market is held in a covered outdoor venue. Aloha Home Market's goal is to support small, local businesses by providing a platform to sell their goods, promote their businesses, and reach the public in a warm, creatively fun, festive, and & pet friendly environment.Aloha Home Market is the passion project of Kailua real estate agent Danielle Scherman who believes that home is life’s greatest inspiration and support of local industry creates a deeper relationship with home, life...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
  Local Market Update  Diamond Head & Kapahulu Honolulu, July 2022   Single Family Homes July Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 11 / 32  -66% 97 / 144  -33% Median Sales Price $1.3M / $1.2M  8%    $1.420M / $1.15M  23% Percent of Original List Price Received 101.8% / 100.0%  2%   101.1% / 100.0%  1% Median Days on Market Until Sale 10 / 18  -44%  12 / 13  -8%   New Listings 24 / 26  -8% 154 / 183  -16% Pending Sales 22 / 22  0%  133 / 173  -23% Active Inventory 35 / 40  -13% ---    Condos July Year to Date 2022 / 2021 Change% 2022 / 2021 Change% Closed Sales 4 / 10  -60%  64 / 78  -18%  Median Sales Price $609,500 / $417,500  46%    $622,500 / $577,500  8% Percent of Original List Price Received 100.0% / 98.2%  2% 100.0% / 98.5%  2%  Median Days on Market...
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By Hawaii homes
(Century 21 iProperties Hawaii)
Makaha Valley Towers are a large condo with approximately 592 individual residences. The property is also known for being affordable, compared to other parts of Oahu.Buyers have been scooping up the available listings lately! Often times there are 10-20 condos for sale at Makaha Valley Towers. As of August 23, 2022 there are two one-bedroom condos for sale and a combined unit - two one-bedrooms joined together. Combined units are great in terms of living area. They also have combined maintenance fees ($1,780 per month for this listing) and financing might not be available - cash buyers only.Here's a chart showing the three available listings and two listings most recently sold.The recently sold listings are a studio on a high floor for $190,000 and another combined unit, a three bedroom...
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By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
End of Summer, Trash BashWAIKiKi AQUARIUM COASTAL CLEANUPSATURDAY. AUGUST 27TH10AM - 12PMMeet Aquarium Volunteers andlearn more about getting involved! Make a splash and join the Waikīkī Aquariumʻs End of Summer Trash Bash! Send the summer off by helping clean up Waikīkī beaches and parks.Registration is required. Sign up today! https://forms.gle/nKt5XJNzHEkNUU5V9 EVENT TIME: Saturday August 27th, 2022 10 AM – 12 PMMEETING ADDRESS: Waikīkī Aquarium 2777 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu, HI 96815 Check in at 10 AM at the gated lawn entrance of the Aquarium (to the left of the front entrance) to pick up a bucket and tools for cleaning up the surrounding parks and beaches. All supplies and collected rubbish must be returned to the Aquarium by 12PM. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Supplie...
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