March 30, 2024

Hawaii Kai Real Estate - 65 Years Later

Can you believe this weekend marks 65 years since Henry J. Kaiser announced the development of Hawaii Kai? I can't believe it's been that long, however on March 30th, 1959 (which for those of you that don't know, was the year of statehood in Hawaii, which took ...

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March 6, 2024

Only 1 Home for Sale in Portlock

Aloha! It's another Wednesday and we're going to cover another episode of We Need Inventory. Today, we're going to be discussing Portlock in Hawaii Kai. This past Monday, I did a little market update, which was a short video talking about the stats in Portlock. It was ...

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July 23, 2017

Two Hawaii Surf Ski Legends List Their Homes for Sale

Hawaii's two most decorated surf ski paddlers of all time have their homes for sale here on Oahu. Both Marshall Rosa and Nalu Kukea are the only two Hawaiian surf ski paddlers to have a handful of 2nd place finishes in the prestigious Molokai to Oahu Surf Ski Championships ...

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April 20, 2015

Alfred Preis Diamond Head and Portlock Homes Back on Market

Alfred Preis is one of my favorite mid century modern architects in Honolulu. I’ve written a number of articles over the years on his listings, which seldom come on market. Today could be a luxury homebuyer’s lucky day if they’ve been waiting for one of his homes. There are two ...

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June 15, 2011

Mid Century Modern Living in Hawaii Kai's Portlock

Portlock is Hawaii Kai’s most prestigious upscale community. Why? This is where Henry J. Kaiser - the famed Word War II Industrialist (also known for Kaiser Health Care) who developed Hawaii Kai, chose to build his personal residence. Most of the homes along Portlock Road were built around the 1950s.

Today ...

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