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Hawaii

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Marco Polo: Can Adversity Spell Opportunity in a Hawaiian Getaway?

By Jon Anderson | December 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Marco Polo: Can Adversity Spell Opportunity in a Hawaiian Getaway?

  There’s an old investment adage: Buy when people are selling and sell when people are buying. On July 14, 2017, there was a fire at the Marco Polo high-rise in Honolulu that damaged some 200 units and will cost approximately $100 million to repair.  It wasn’t the first. There was also a fire just […]

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Hawaii: Oahu Market Update — Sales Jump, Prices Inch Up

By Jon Anderson | November 29, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again, time for the annual Hawaii roundup.  For those planning for a permanent or part-time Hawaiian getaway, the past year hasn’t been too bad in the 50th state.  Before you read further, pack up your tablet and head to Agu Ramen in Mockingbird Station for the full Hawaiian effect.  Just […]

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