Category Archives: MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty

34th Annual Cultural Festival at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

In ancient Hawaii, priests were responsible for preserving the history of the Big Island.  However, there was no written language at the time.  One of the ways they would pass down the stories of great battles and other significant events … 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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2014 Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo

The Merrie Monarch Festival began in 1963 as a way to preserve and promote the art of hula and Hawaiian culture.  Now, over 50 years later, it has grown into a premier event.  This spring thousands of people from Hawaii … Continue reading

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Happy Aloha Friday. Here’s your Big Island Report for the Beautiful Up Country!

  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 … Continue reading

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MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty Congratulates our 2013 Company Top Producer – Rebecca Keliihoomalu, R(B).

MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty, the Island of Hawaii’s #1 Luxury Real Estate Agency, Congratulates our 2013 Company Top Producer, Rebecca Keliihoomalu, R(B). Rebecca Keliihoomalu, R(B), Senior VP at MacArthur Sotheby’s International Realty is consistently one of our Top Producers and … Continue reading

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How the Big Island Measures Up

Did you know that Hawaii’s state fish is the humuhumunukunukuapuaa or the reef triggerfish? Were you aware that Hawaii is the only place in the United States where vanilla and cacao beans are grown? Have you heard the the world’s … Continue reading

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New Flights to Hawaii | Chinese Tourism Increase

In January, Air China opened a new nonstop-route from Beijing to Honolulu.  The three-times weekly flight will not only connect China to Hawaii, but will also make it easier for European and Middle Eastern travelers to reach the islands.  China … Continue reading

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Quality of Life | Preserving the Big Island

When it comes to the environment and conservation, the Big Island keeps its eyes to the future.  Maybe it’s because over 40% of the land in Hawaii is zoned as conservation areas coupled with the Hawaiian tradition of stewardship.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Reinventing Waimea’s Historic Spencer House

For the past few months the Waimea Preservation Association has been implementing plans to revitalize the historical Spencer House, in Waimea.  After much discussion they have decided to reinvent the 150+ year-old building as a welcome center, gathering place, innovation … Continue reading

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12th Annual ‘Iolani Luahine Hula Festival

To say ‘Iolani Luahine was a hula dancer would be an understatement.  ‘Iolani Luahine was and is an icon.  She carried the tradition of the sacred hula ceremony from a time of kings into the modern world. Born in 1915 … Continue reading

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