Jan. 7, 2024

Noah's Ark Survives Lahaina Fire

I can't believe it's been roughly 5 months since the Lahaina fires in early August of 2023 and everyone is still just trying to take it in. There's been just so much devastation and loss. I talked about this awhile back. There were some silver linings with ...

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Posted in Maui
Dec. 13, 2023

Beachfront Maui Home for Under $2.5 Million

140 Waikoloa Road (MLS # 399950) in Hana, Maui

Did you know you can still get a beachfront home on Maui for under $2.5 million? Don't worry, that ship hasn't sailed yet. There's one available in Hana today listed for $2,495,000 on a beautiful black ...

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Posted in Maui, Oceanfront
Dec. 6, 2023

Change on the Horizon for Trump Tower Waikiki and Montage Kapalua

This past month we saw 2 major announcements with luxury conodel project on both Oahu and Maui.

Trump Tower Waikiki

First off, it was announced that Trump Tower Waikiki would be rebranded as Wakea Waikiki Beach by Irongate, who also developed both Trump Tower and the Ritz Carlton Waikiki. They ...

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Oct. 31, 2023

Professor X - Mutants in Real Estate

Professor X and Cerebro

Charles Xavier here. I came here to Cerebro to reflect back on some properties that my friend Logan told me about. He's been coming to Hawaii for many years to check out a sophisticated real estate brokerage called Harcourts Island Real Estate. Since then, Captain ...

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Oct. 10, 2023

What Happened to Home Sales in September?

I can't believe we're into the 4th quarter already. We're starting off October and looking back on the September sales stats for 2023. This is David Buck with Harcourts Island Real Estate.

Single Family Home Stats

First off, we're going to continue on a trend we ...

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Aug. 24, 2023

Prayers for Lahaina, Maui 2 Weeks Later

Aloha, I'm just going to take some time here to comment on the Maui fires, in particular in Lahaina. It's been a heavy couple of weeks and it has taken me awhile to take everything in. I've stayed off the internet and social media talking about this ...

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Posted in Maui
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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March 14, 2023

Kaanapali Real Estate Making Headlines this Past Week

This past week, Kaanapali has been making headlines with several milestones for this resort community in West Maui.

Kaanapali Beach Seen from Royal Lahaina

Kaanapali Beach seen from The Royal Lahaina Hotel

Kaanapali Named Best Beach in United States

There was a recent article in Tripadvisor that ranked Kaanapali Beach as the #1 beach in the ...

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Posted in Kailua, Luxury, Maui, Oceanfront