Monthly Archives: June 2014

4th of July Celebrations Around the Big Island

It’s that time of year when we break out the grill, throw some hot-dogs and hamburgers on it, and gather in the backyard with our family and neighbors.  It’s that time of year when we shoot fireworks up into the … Continue reading

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Big Island Report: Hamakua & Hilo, June 2014

  DEAL OF THE WEEK: PRICE REDUCED BY $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 … Continue reading

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Cultural Festival at the City of Refuge | Puuhonau O Honaunau

In ancient Hawaii there were a lot of kapu or codes of conduct.  Breaking the kapu often led to a sentence of death.  If a commoner ate fish from the royal fishponds, they would be put to death.  If a commoner … Continue reading

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MacArthur’s Big Island Report: Up Country, June 2014

DEAL OF THE WEEK Price Reduced by $51,000! Lovely home in the lower section of the Meadows in Kohala Ranch and situated on a flag lot for ultimate privacy. This is the lowest priced home in Kohala Ranch and is … Continue reading

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Twilight at Kalahuipua’a

In ancient Hawaii the Kalahuipua’a Fishponds were used to raise shrimp, milkfish, and mullet for the royal family.  The fishermen would gather fingerlings from the ocean and place them in the ponds where they would be fed breadfruit and sweet … Continue reading

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MacArthur’s Big Island Report: Kohala Coast, June 2014

DEAL OF THE WEEK: Reduced by $20,000! MLS 273077, $425,000 Waikoloa Beach Resorts Colony Villas End Unit Townhouse # 2601, built in 2003 is just like new. This 2/2 of approximately 1,236sqft. has never been lived in fulltime. At newly … Continue reading

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Running The Big Island

The Big Island is known for its annual Ironman Triathlon.  Every year the best of the best come here to train and compete in one of the most strenuous races in the world.  It’s no surprise that an island which … Continue reading

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MacArthur’s Big Island Report for Kailua Kona, June 6, 2014.

With inventory tightening all across the Hawaiian Islands including the Big Island, now is a great time if you’re interested in selling your home. MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty has been on the Big Island for 25 years and we have … Continue reading

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Big Island King Kamehameha Day Festivals

In 1871 King Kamehameha V proclaimed June 11 to be the day his grandfather, King Kamehameha the Great, would be honored.  Since then island residents and visitors have celebrated the day with floral parades, festivals, and lei draping.  The festivities … Continue reading

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