Hawaii Real Estate News

Oct. 29, 2019

Honolulu Bill 7 FAQ's

Honolulu Bill 7 Properties

What size properties qualify for Bill 7 redevelopment?

Lots with area up to 20,000 square feet qualify for Bill 7.  The minimum front yard must be 10 feet, or the minimum required by the underlying zoning, whichever is less. The minimum side and rear yards must be 5 ...

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Oct. 24, 2019

September 2019 Oahu Market Report

David and Dianne share the September Oahu and Harcourts Auctions Stats

Oahu Single Family Home Stats

The median sales price for a single family home on Oahu was $777,000, which was a 4% drop from the previous year of $812,500. It's taking homes 29 days to sell ...

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Aug. 16, 2019

60 Years of Statehood in Hawaii: Admissions Day and Homes Built in 1959

Today we celebrate Admissions Day in Hawaii as the 50th State in the Union. As we embark on 60 years of statehood, I though it would be fun to reflect back on some of the homes and architecture built in 1959.

Hawaii State Capitol Building

Hawaii State Capitol Building

Most of the construction taking ...

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July 13, 2019

Sales Increase 2 Years After Marco Polo Fire

Tomorrow marks two years that have passed since the tragic Marco Polo fire. Last year I wrote an article about the real estate sales in the building a year after the fire. At that time, there were only 2 cash sales that took place. Fast forward to today and sales ...

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April 16, 2019

Tiger Woods, Makaha Golf and The Masters

A little over a week ago Pacific Business News reported that PGA Legend Tiger Woods to design a golf course at Makaha Valley Resort. This is great news and could be a nice boost for Makaha real estate.

Makaha Golf Course

Makaha Golf Course

The two Makaha courses owned by Pacific Links have ...

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March 17, 2019

Median Prices up Slightly in February

The median sales price for single family homes and condos on Oahu were up slightly in February.

February 2019 Real Estate Statistics on Oahu

Single Family Home Stats

Newtown Home for $789,000

This home in Newtown (MLS # 201905550) is listed for February's median price of $789,000

The median sales price for a single family home finished at $789,000 ...

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Feb. 27, 2019

Real Estate Terms in Pidgin English Translated by an Australian

We recently had some fun trying to test Ben Brady, our Regional Director of Harcourts Pacific on his skills translating pidgin english pertaining to real estate here in Hawaii. Ben was at the corporate office in California, while David was on the beach in Waikiki. Let's see how he ...

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Sept. 2, 2018

Capitol Place: 10 Years Later

It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since Capitol Place was built in Downtown Honolulu.

Capitol Place in Downtown Honolulu

Capitol Place in Downtown Honolulu

2008: Quality Product Met Demand

Capitol Place was completed in 2008 and developed by the MacNaughton and Kobayashi Groups - both visionaries and brought a lot of the ...

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Aug. 18, 2018

Oahu Median Home Price 2nd Highest on Record

The median sales price for a single family home on Oahu hit $789,500 in July, which was the 2nd highest on record. The current record is $795,000 set in June of last year.

July Home Stats on Oahu

Single Family Home Stats

Hoakalei Home asking $788,000

This Hoakalei home (MLS # 201814344) priced at $788k is just under ...

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July 13, 2018

Marco Polo Fire - Condo Sales 1 Year Later

It's hard to believe tomorrow marks a year since the tragic fire at the Marco Polo Apartments on Kapiolani Blvd. I remember it like it was yesterday. I was coaching my daughter's canoe team on the Diamond Head side of the Ala Wai canal when we saw all ...

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