Property Tax Home Exemption Deadline is September 30

September 21, 2016|

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If you are a home owner and haven’t filed tax exemption, deadline is the end of this month.

Your property tax amount will be reduced if you [...]

A 129-Year-Old Kiawe Tree-Halekolani

August 24, 2016|

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The Halekulani’s iconic kiawe tree has sadly fallen down by nature on this past Sunday.  The tree was standing solo by the hotel’s signature restaurant, House [...]

International Market Place in Waikiki Grand Opening

August 23, 2016|

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The International Market Place has been reborn and ready to open.  Its grand opening is this Thursday August 25th, 2016.  They are giving away $20 gift [...]

Family Sunday at Honolulu Museum of Art

August 21, 2016|

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“Family Sunday,” sponsored by Bank of Hawaii, is held on the 3rd Sunday of each month at the Honolulu Museum of Art. It’s the perfect way to spend holoholo [...]

Yen Buys More Than Before

August 20, 2016|

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The value of the Japanese yen has been up in this past week.  That means the yen can buy more than before in the U.S.  It’s a great [...]

22nd Made In Hawaii Festival

August 19, 2016|

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The Neal Blaisdell Center felt like Tokyo station today.  Many holoholo families and visitors flocked to the 22nd annual Made-In-Hawaii-Festival.  This event will continue through Sunday.

Made-in-Hawaii is a great [...]

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Statehood Day

August 19, 2016|

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Happy Hawaii Statehood Day!  Hawaii became the 50th state on this day in 1959, which was the third Friday of August.  Hawaii recognizes the third Friday of August as an official [...]

A Quick Get Away

August 18, 2016|

One of the advantages of living in a popular vacation destination is…you’re already there.  Need a quick get-away?  Sometimes, you got to take an advantage of living in Paradise.

Affordable Housing Application Deadline Soon

August 17, 2016|

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The application deadline for the newest and the most affordable housing for its kind in Hawaii, is August 31, 2016.  The paperwork may seem uncomplicated, but it will involve [...]

Construction…Started!

June 17, 2015|

This photo was taken from one of the units in 1350 Ala Moana back in 3/10/2007.  I think back then “Ward Village” was not even named yet.  This was a beginning of construction in [...]