Feb. 21, 2024

Sans Souci Land Lease Extended 65 Years

Today, we're going to talk about Sans Souci. Is it this Sans Souci?

Sans Souci in Colorado

Sans Souci in Boulder, CO

Or is it this Sans Souci? Sans Souci on the Gold Coast. It's been a hot topic over this past month as the land lease was set to expire this ...

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Jan. 9, 2024

Highest Oahu Home Sales of 2023

Can you guess which neighborhoods or areas saw the largest residential sales on Oahu in 2023? 

Highest Oahu Sales

The largest home sale on Oahu took place on Kahala Avenue. It was an oceanfront estate for $15 million. 

4505 Kahala Ave

4505 Kahala Ave. Sold for $15 Million

However it was ...

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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
Oct. 4, 2023

Gold Coast Inventory Needed

Aloha! Here we are for another segment of We Need Inventory and today we're going to discuss the Gold Coast at Diamond Head. This strip in the backdrop behind me of oceanfront buildings consists of 17 condos and co-ops.

Gold Coast Condos at Diamond Head

Gold Coast Oceanfront Condos and Co-ops at Diamond Head

Today ...

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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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April 13, 2023

Honolulu Real Estate a Bargain Compared to Aspen, Colorado

So it's been just over 10 years since I wrote a blog about the difference between Honolulu real estate and Beaver Creek. Back then, I was just learning how to ski. I just started learning how to ski when my kids started skiing and I'm a little bit ...

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April 7, 2023

New Record Condo Price of $536,000 in March

Something exciting is happening in the condo market here on Oahu. This is David Buck with Harcourts Island Real Estate, here to give you the market update for March of 2023. First off, we're going to start off with the single family homes and then please stick around. We ...

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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
March 13, 2023

Castle Surf Penthouse Back on Market and Right Back into Escrow

Last month, we listed Castle Surf #61, which is the highly coveted oceanfront penthouse of this Gold Coast condo building at Diamond Head.

Castle Surf Oceanfront Penthouse

Castle Surf #61 - Oceanfront Penthouse

Word on the "coconut wireless" within the building got out before we hit the market and we got a cash offer that ...

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Aug. 4, 2022

Another Seabreeze Gold Coast Unit for Sale in Diamond Head

Well, we went nearly a decade without seeing a unit hit the market at the Seabreeze, a special oceanfront building on Diamond Head's Gold Coast. Now, we've seen two within a year.

Seabreeze Apartments at Diamond Head

The Seabreeze only has 1 unit per floor, which why they seldom come on the market ...

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