Monthly Archives: May 2014

2014 Jazz and Blues Festival at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel

The music’s going to be hot.  But don’t worry.  The cool night will keep you dancing until the last song plays. For the third year in a row the Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival will be bringing Grammy Award-Winning … Continue reading

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Happy Aloha Friday! Here’s Your Big Island Report: Hamakua & Hilo, May 2014.

LUXURY DEAL OF THE WEEK REDUCED $300,000. HONOLI’I SECLUDED HIDEAWAY – BEACHFRONT, OCEANFRONT AND RIVERFRONT. Situated on the banks of Honoli’i Stream, with direct ocean beach access through a private securely gated path, this 2 bed/2 bath home is completely … Continue reading

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Portia Doubleday & Jackson Rathbone | Big Island Film Festival

Even though our island gets its fair share of celebrity sightings it is still exciting to go to a reception and listen to a movie star talk about working in the industry.  This year the Big Island Film Festival has … Continue reading

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Happy Aloha Friday! Here’s the Big Island Report: The UpCountry, May 2014.

A note on statistics. Sometimes we see aberrations, or perhaps our dataset is too small thus exaggerating the results. For example, this month we see a 100% increase in median sales prices for Up Country condos.  On face value that … Continue reading

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Kona’s Floating Lantern Ceremony | Big Island

Lantern floating is an Asian spiritual ceremony based on the idea that our lives are built on the foundation of the lives given by previous generations.  It is a chance to offer thanks to those who have paved the way … Continue reading

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Happy Aloha Friday! Here’s the Big Island Report: Kohala Coast, May 2014.

OUR DEAL OF THE WEEK REDUCED $15,000! A rare opportunity to move right into a turnkey furnished, golf course frontage end unit at Kulalani! Large shade trees add charm and privacy to this 2 bedroom condo with added outdoor living. … Continue reading

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Kona Orchid Society Show | Big Island

The Big Island has long been dubbed ‘Orchid Isle’ because more orchids are grown here than any other area in Hawaii.   The nickname goes back to the 1940s when the commercial orchid industry first took hold and has continued to … Continue reading

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Happy Lei Day! Here’s Your Big Island Report for Kailua Kona.

DEAL OF THE WEEK Price reduced by $84,000! Located on 1.77 acres and approximately 1100 feet above the Pacific Ocean, this fabulous home sits just off the upper highway on a private road lined with coffee trees. Set away from … Continue reading

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