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A 129-Year-Old Kiawe Tree-Halekolani

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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

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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

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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 [...]

22nd Made In Hawaii Festival

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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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A Quick Get Away

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

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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 [...]

Another Advantage of Owning Your Own Home

We all heard the term “cash poor and house rich,” here in Honolulu, this is a statement that a lot of us can relate to.

But if you think about it, being house rich may [...]

Honolulu is the Go-To Place for Family Vacations

Honolulu was voted the 6th among the “10 Best Cities for Family Vacations” in the U.S. according to the Family Vacation Critic site.

The top five cities are:

1.    New York

2.    Washington DC

3.    San Francisco

4.    Chicago

5.    New Orleans

I have either visited [...]

Construction, Ready Set Go!

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach held their ground-breaking ceremony on August 28th. The completion of this project is expected to be sometime in 2016. This is yet another condominium development in Honolulu’s building boom. [...]

One Ala Moana Construction Begins

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A few weeks ago, I started hearing loud construction noises near my office.  It’s an unavoidable part of urban life, and with all the road construction in this area, I didn’t really pay attention to [...]