Luxury

May 23, 2020

Diamond Head Home for Sale that Survived January's Tragic Fire on Hibiscus Street

As we come out of nearly two months of quarantine lockdown here in Honolulu due to COVID-19, it's hard to believe it was just two months prior on January 18th that the residents in Diamond Head experienced that Saturday morning tragedy that took place at 3015 Hibiscus Drive. As ...

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May 20, 2020

Some History of Waialae Kahala

Some History of Waialae-Kahala by Mark E. Buck, Realtor

Historic Kahala Home on Aukai built in 1939

Historic Home in Kahala (MLS # 202010716) Built in 1939

Waialae Kahala today encompasses what once was old Kahala, the makai area of Kahala Avenue up to Farmer’s Road and bordered by Kealaolu Ave, Hunakai Street, and Black Point.  The older ...

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Posted in Black Point, Kahala, Luxury
Jan. 19, 2020

10 Year Drought for $20 Million Home Sale on Oahu

Can you believe 2010 was the last time a home sold for more than $20 million on Oahu? It was 4653B Kahala Ave. purchased by Genshiro Kawamoto for $22 million.

Kahala Beach

Beach in Kahala where the last $20 home sale was in 2010

Back in the late 1980's to 1990 ...

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May 10, 2019

Oahu Properties For Sale with Billiards Rooms

Playing pool was a fun hobby I enjoyed with friends while I was in college. However, as I've gotten older I seldom go out to bars these days. Often times, the only place to play billiards is at a local bar or facility you have to drive to. What ...

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Posted in Kailua, Kakaako, Luxury
Jan. 12, 2019

2019 PGA Sony Open and Golf Course Homes in Honolulu

Over the past 10 years, I've been writing articles about Waialae Golf Course fronting homes during the Sony Open. This year is somewhat unique in that there is only 1 listing for sale fronting Waialae Golf Course

4817 Kamoku Way on Waialae Golf Course

This home (MLS # 201830607) listed for $3,795,000 is the ...

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Oct. 13, 2018

Trump Tower Waikiki Live Auction October 27th

We're really excited about a new listing we've launched at Trump Tower Waikiki as a Harcourts Auctions listing.

Trump Tower #1321 is a studio unit on the far makai (ocean) side of the building at the end of the hall. As you enter the unit you'll see ...

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Sept. 21, 2018

Waiea and Anaha Penthouses Re-Launched

This past month Howard Hughes re-launched their grand penthouses at Waiea and Anaha.

Waiea Grand Penthouses

The Waiea Grand Penthouses were previously listed with other firms for the past two years as residents moved in the building on lower floors in 2016. They have now been repositioned and relaunched with ...

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May 3, 2018

Own Two Homes on Hawaii Loa Ridge for the Price of One

In addition to me having the lowest priced listing on Hawaii Loa Ridge for sale, the home next door is also a great bargain.

88 and 96 Moaniala Place

88 Moaniala Place (highlighted) and 96 Moaniala Place (red roof) are both available for sale

Rare Opportunity

It's not that often you have two homes ...

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April 12, 2018

Waialae Iki Home by Ossipoff Partner Back on Market

The former home of Sid Snyder, who was Vladimir Ossipoff's partner in his architectural firm is back on the market. 

Snyder Ossipoff Waialae Iki Home

Home by Ossipoff Snyder (MLS # 201808648) on Waialae Iki

Snyder sold the home in 2015 for $2.8 million and at the time was the highest sale ever ...

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March 18, 2018

La Pietra - Best Kept Secret on the Slopes of Diamond Head

Nestled on the slopes of Diamond Head are the La Pietra Town Homes  There are only 38 homes in this lush green development.  Although they are attached townhouses, the feeling is much more of single family residences. 

La Pietra at Diamond Head

La Pietra on the slopes of Diamond Head

Originally built ...

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