Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.

Hawaii

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 […]

Read More

Diamond Head Duo: Re-Do or Re-Done, The Choice Is Yours

By Jon Anderson | November 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Diamond Head Duo: Re-Do or Re-Done, The Choice Is Yours

Back in 1982, two oceanfront thirds of an acre caught the eye of a developer who created a four-unit community behind private gates. Called Ku’u Makana it’s located in Honolulu at the foot of Diamond Head crater on the island of Oahu.  Each of the four units are identical — 3,536 square feet indoors and […]

Read More

Second Homes, Natural Disasters, And Insurance

By Jon Anderson | May 7, 2018 | Comments Off on Second Homes, Natural Disasters, And Insurance

The world is captivated by the images coming out of the big island of Hawai’i this week as Kilauea erupted into the Leilani Estates subdivision. Thus far there are 10 fissures opened along the Eastern Rift Zone that runs along a historic volcanic path, marked by ancient volcanic ridges to the south. Next week, I’ll […]

Read More

Hualālai Resort Canoe Club Now Reopened After a Major Remodel

By valeriejarvie | March 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Hualālai Resort Canoe Club Now Reopened After a Major Remodel

News from the Hualālai Resort located on the Kona-Kohala Coast of Hawai‘i Island: The posh oceanfront hotel and private home community resort anchored by a five diamond Four Seasons on The Big Island just completed a multimillion dollar renovation of a key amenity, the Hualālai Canoe Club. Co-owned by Michael Dell, Hualālai Resort has attracted a who’s […]

Read More

Peel Back Your Stress at Temple-Inspired Laie, Hawaii Retreat

By Jon Anderson | January 24, 2018 | Comments Off on Peel Back Your Stress at Temple-Inspired Laie, Hawaii Retreat

On a drive up to Turtle Bay for a disappointing lunch at Roy’s Beach Shack, I drove right past 55-249A Kamehameha Highway in Laie on the Hawaiian island of Oahu.  I drove past, because from the road, the home is nearly invisible, tucked into its own oceanfront pocket tropical forest on about two-thirds of an […]

Read More

Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King

By Jon Anderson | January 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Colony Surf Illustrates that In Hawaii, Views are King

Last month I wrote an Oahu market update detailing the prior year’s slight price appreciation.  I also pointed out that it takes hard work to lose money in Hawaii if you have time. In other words, don’t buy high and sell low as the Dallas Police and Fire pension funds did.  But all those number-y […]

Read More