Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hawaiian Historical Homes

Buying a house is an experience like no other. Not only are you purchasing a piece of property, but you are also investing in your family’s future. The home you buy today could be part of your family for generations … Continue reading

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Small Islands, Big Conservation

● Hawaii’s native forest coverage has declined significantly and Hawaiian forests are now categorized as endangered. ● Hawaii’s fishing industry has declined 75% over the last century. ● The U.S. Endangered Species List includes a high amount of plants and … Continue reading

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Paradise Found, Hamakua Coast

On the northeastern side of the Big Island is a district with cascading waterfalls and tropical rainforests called the Hamakua Coast. It stretches fifty miles along the Pacific Ocean between Hilo and the Waipi’o Valley, and offers some of the … Continue reading

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Hualalai Parade of Homes and Iron Chef Competition

Ever thought there should be gourmet food offered at an open house? Maybe a glass of wine would be nice while you’re touring a home. Our agents at MacArthur & Company Sotheby’s International Realty thought it would be a great … Continue reading

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Buying Property that Produces Revenue

So, you’re ready to make the plunge: Buy your first rental property. But you’re unsure how to gauge the investment’s profitability. Before you run down to the bank here are a few things to think about when buying property that … Continue reading

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Big Island Bees

Did you know more than 80% of our food supply is dependent on honeybees? Did you know since 2007 bee colonies in Hawaii have been disappearing because of the invasion of the varroa mite and if honeybees become extinct we … Continue reading

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Classic Movies and the Big Island

Have you ever want to see where Elvis sang “Hawaiian Sunset”? Does the idea of walking along the same beach as Betty Grable or Charlton Heston bring a smile to your face? If you’re visiting Hawaii, you might be interested … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Opihi

You can eat them chilled in a seafood poke. You can eat them hot off the grill. Or you can slurp them straight out of the shell raw like an oyster. Whichever way you cook opihi it’s sure to be … Continue reading

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Direct Flights From Shanghai to Honolulu

For years Hawaii has been trying to attract Chinese tourists to the islands, but the lack of direct flights always made flying here a chore. Starting August 9, 2011 all that will change. China Eastern Airlines will begin flying nonstop … Continue reading

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