May 23, 2023

Duke Kahanamoku Beach Ranked #2 in the Nation

Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki

Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki

Dr. Beach recently came up with his annual list of the top beaches in the United States and Duke Kahanamoku Beach in Waikiki took the #2 spot behind St. George Island State Park in Florida. Not a bad accolade considering all the beautiful beaches in ...

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Feb. 22, 2023

Do You Prefer the Marco Polo or the Ilikai?

The Marco Polo on Kapiolani Blvd or the Ilikai Apartments in Waikiki?

Which one do you like better? It's so funny, today I got a call from a buyer off my website and they were originally asking about the Marco Polo. I'm obviously familiar with the building and ...

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Posted in Ilikai, Marco Polo, Waikiki
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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Jan. 29, 2018

Mahalo for Your Business in 2017

Mahalo for our continued success in real estate last year. We could not have done it without you!

January 10 Century Square in Downtown HonoluluJanuary 12 Century Square in Downtown HonoluluJanuary 20 Kalele Kai in Hawaii KaiMarch 21 Hawaii Loa RidgeApril 28 Bay View Garden in Kaneohe

May 9 Uraku Tower in Ala MoanaMay 12 Pearl RegencyMay 19 Nuuanu BrooksideJune 22 PaloloJune 28 1492 Halekoa Drive on Waialae Nui Ridge

June 22 1509 Halekoa DriveJune 30 Hawaiki Tower in KakaakoAugust 14 Koko Head Terrace in Hawaii KaiNovember 15 La Pietra in Diamond HeadNovember 17 Ilikai in Waikiki

December 8 Diamond HeadDecember 21 KalihiDecember 29 North ShoreHarcourts Island Properties

Each one of the photos above represent the wonderful Buyers and Sellers we were able to work with and successfully purchase or sell in 2017. THANK YOU for contributing to our success in Real ...

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July 12, 2016

Cash Buyers Abound in Waikiki

I recently closed on a few deals in Waikiki where my Sellers received cash offers from Buyers eager to get in the market.

Ilikai Apartment Building #1603

Ilikai Apartment Building #1603 closed July 1, 2016

The first was a Mauka facing unit at the Ilikai. Within the first few days, we received 4 offers ...

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March 16, 2016

Last Batch of Developer Units at the Ilikai

Nearly a year ago I wrote an article about how there were only 15 developer units left at the Ilikai. That was actually the "top floor block" of the 22nd-25th floors. Now the final block has been released which is the 2nd floor, where you have larger lanais. There's ...

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May 6, 2015

Only 15 Developer Units Left at the Ilikai

This evening I attended a special Cinco De Mayo Brokers Open at the Ilikai in Waikiki. This great building has come full circle out of the recession and come back even stronger than before.

Welcome to the Ilikai

The Ilikai is an Iconic Building in Waikiki that recently celebrated it's 50th Anniversary

It ...

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Oct. 23, 2014

Ilikai Condo Buyer Testimonial

Ilikai Apartment Building

Bruce Sansone, Corona Del Mar, California

I live in California and David's expertise in the area was invaluable to myself and my wife Emily. We made the initial offer before viewing the property at the Ilikai, here again, his personal description of the property along with pictures he took ...

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Aug. 26, 2014

Ilikai Marina and Ocean View Unit for Sale

This past week I listed one of the lowest priced marina and ocean view units at the Ilikai in Waikiki.

Ilikai #339

Ilikai #339 (MLS # 201416937) is fully furnished with split air conditioning

This is the perfect unit for those looking for a view, yet not a big fan of heights or ...

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Posted in Ilikai, Waikiki
March 13, 2013

Inventory for Waikiki's Ilikai Condos Low in 1st Quarter of 2013

A year after the financial crisis of 2008, I wrote an article about how Ilikai condos were selling for bargain prices. Although there has been ongoing litigation, it wasn’t enough to scare investors away. In 2008, there were only 15 sales in the building with a median price of $360 ...

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Posted in Ilikai, Penthouses, Waikiki