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Hang Ten In These Honolulu Dream Homes For The New Year

By Amy Puchaty | January 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Hang Ten In These Honolulu Dream Homes For The New Year

New year, new you right? And if you want to get away what better place than Honolulu! As one of the world’s top destinations for surf and sand, it’s filled with opportunity. So this week we zero in on two of Honolulu’s best. Which would you choose, the ultra-luxe Diamond Head Splurge overlooking the sea […]

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Chance to Own Rare Alfred Preis Honolulu Home

By Bethany Erickson | December 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Chance to Own Rare Alfred Preis Honolulu Home

Alfred Preis almost didn’t become an architect. More accurately, Alfred Preis almost didn’t survive to become the highly regarded architect he became. He survived tuberculosis at age four, then World War I in Vienna, then managed to acquire passports that allowed him and his wife to leave Nazi-occupied Austria. When they arrived in Hawaii in […]

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Mandarin Oriental Brings Questions And Haughty Baggage To New Honolulu Location

By Jon Anderson | January 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Mandarin Oriental Brings Questions And Haughty Baggage To New Honolulu Location

When I saw the Mandarin Oriental construction fencing go up across from the Honolulu convention center, my curiosity was piqued. First, the Mana’olana Place development isn’t a stellar location. To contradict the marketing materials, it is not “steps from the beach” and certainly not while schlepping chairs, towels and sunscreen. It’s also flanked by a […]

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Honolulu Market Update 2018: Single-Family, Condo Sales Prices Up 4 Percent

By Jon Anderson | December 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Honolulu Market Update 2018: Single-Family, Condo Sales Prices Up 4 Percent

Overall, the Honolulu Market continues to go from strength to strength, with price increases unbothered by increasing inventory. Often, when inventory rises, prices take a hit as buyers with more choice have increased bargaining room. Not in Hawaii. The only hint of more inventory has been an increase in days on market For single-family homes, […]

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Bag a Bargain On Honolulu’s Gold Coast: Elbow Grease Required

By Jon Anderson | November 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Bag a Bargain On Honolulu’s Gold Coast: Elbow Grease Required

Honolulu’s Gold Coast is a scant half-mile stretch of oceanfront high-rises at the foot of Diamond Head. You may think that Hawaii has the same unending tonnage of oceanfront high-rises seen around Florida, not true. Within Honolulu, there are just 18 oceanfront residential high-rises. Seventeen are on the Gold Coast, and one in Waikiki. None […]

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In Honolulu, Nearly Sold-Out Waiea Saves Best for Last

By Jon Anderson | January 11, 2018 | Comments Off on In Honolulu, Nearly Sold-Out Waiea Saves Best for Last

For the second year in a row, the minute I leave town, Candy decides to throw parties in Dallas’ most expensive and storied digs.  Last month it was Deion Sanders’ Collin County mega-mansion and Walnut Place’s walk down the auction catwalk and into Mehrdad Moayedi’s hands for $36 mil.  Well I’ve had enough. This year, […]

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