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Hawaii Severely Limits Short-Term Rentals To Mostly Benefit Hotels

By Jon Anderson | July 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Hawaii Severely Limits Short-Term Rentals To Mostly Benefit Hotels

Hawaii has had a complicated relationship with the short-term vacation rental market. Back before Silicon Valley got its claws into the process, these types of arrangements were called B&Bs (bed and breakfasts). Stereotypically, older ladies with a penchant for macramé would rent rooms and provide a meal or two – hence the name. In recent […]

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Florida Beach Beat Out Hawaii As Best Beach In USA

By Amy Puchaty | March 14, 2019 | Comments Off on Florida Beach Beat Out Hawaii As Best Beach In USA

This stateside beach just beat out Hawaii as the best beach in the USA and it’s probably in the last place you would expect. Clearwater Beach, Florida, is a known tourist spot and most recently ranks highest among TripAdvisor travelers in both quantity and quality of reviews over a 12-month period. One TripAdvisor reviewer wrote, […]

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Best Words In The World: Oceanfront Hawaiian Penthouse

By Jon Anderson | January 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Best Words In The World: Oceanfront Hawaiian Penthouse

Tahitienne is one of the first “high-rises” built on Oahu’s Gold Coast. Originally an eight-story building, a ninth-floor penthouse was added at some point. It rests alone with 2,800 square feet plus an additional 645-square-foot lanai that stretches 50 linear feet across the ocean. There are three bedrooms with two-and-a-half bathrooms. Listed at $6.4 million […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: West Maui, Hawaii, Because Life Is Better On The Beach

By Amy Puchaty | January 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Splurge vs. Steal: West Maui, Hawaii, Because Life Is Better On The Beach

A new study finds Hawaiians have the longest life expectancy in America. This is according to a recent review published in the highly respected journal, JAMA, entitled “The State of US Health, 1990-2016 Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States.” The group analyzed previously published studies and data to look at things […]

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Splurge vs. Steal: Oceanfront Finds in Oahu, Hawaii

By Amy Puchaty | October 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Splurge vs. Steal: Oceanfront Finds in Oahu, Hawaii

Off-the-beaten-path beaches, tranquil turquoise waters, epic surfing, and an island steeped in historical culture — these are but a few reasons why Oahu, Hawaii, is calling your name! The third largest Hawaiian island is the cross-section of ancient and modern, complete with bustling night life and mellow surfer towns. With five different regions — from […]

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Splurge vs. Steal Resort Edition: Maui, Hawaii

By Amy Puchaty | August 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Splurge vs. Steal Resort Edition: Maui, Hawaii

Mahalo! Just saying that word makes me more relaxed. And what better way to escape the daily grind than dreaming of Maui? This week we found two exceptional Maui retreats, each with oceanfront views and luxurious appointments, but with price points that are miles apart. Are you eager to hang ten with the best of […]

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