Jan. 24, 2024

Wanted: Discovery Bay 2 Bedroom Condos

Aloha! It's another Wednesday and here we are going to talk about another episode of We Need Inventory. What we're talking about today is Discovery Bay, here in Waikiki. We have 2 different buyers looking for a 2 bedroom condo here. 

Supply vs. Demand at Discovery Bay ...

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Jan. 5, 2024

Minimum Rental Period on Oahu Back to 30 Days

If you're a property owner on Oahu, I've got great news for you! I'm not sure if you've been paying attention to the news over the holidays, however on December 21st, a federal judge stepped in and issued a summary judgement stopping the city's draconian ...

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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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Sept. 21, 2023

7 Ritz Carlton Penthouses for Sale

If you're in the market for a Penthouse at the Ritz Carlton Waikiki, now could be a great time to be in the market as there's 7 to chose from. Prices range from just under $6 million to over $16 million. Two are resales in Tower 1, while ...

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Sept. 16, 2023

Discover the Best of Waikiki in September 2023: Your Ultimate Guide

As the summer sun begins to mellow and the crowds thin out, September is an ideal time to visit Waikiki. The vibrant neighborhood on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, offers a plethora of exciting activities and experiences. In this article, we'll explore some of the top things to do ...

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Posted in Waikiki
Sept. 15, 2023

Will Discovery Bay Finally Become Fee Simple?

Pacific Business News just ran an article sharing how BlackSand Capital, along with American Savings and Central Pacific Bank have funded a loan for the HOA of Discovery Bay to own the beneficial interest in the trust that owns the land.

Discovery Bay Condos in Waikiki

Discovery Bay Condos in Waikiki

This is HUGE for ...

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July 9, 2023

PCS Season, July 4th and $1 Million VA Loan Activity on Oahu

This past weekend we wrapped up 4th of July celebrating the birth of our great nation. Today, I'll be discussing PCS Season, BAH Rates in Hawaii, VA loan activity on Oahu through COVID and VA Loan deals over $1 million on Oahu. However, before we start, I'd like ...

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Posted in Loans, Military, Waikiki
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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