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 [...]

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.

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 [...]

Mega Sale on Kahala’s Oceanfront

Pacific Business News confirmed rumors of Kahala’s recent mega sale. Japanese billionaire, Genshiro Kawamoto, who owned most of ocean front parcels on Kahala Avenue, in Oahu’s most prestigious neighborhood, decided to sell off a [...]

World’s 20 Best Surf Towns 世界ベスト20サーフィンの町

Hanalei, on the North Shore of Kauai was selected as one of the 20 best surf towns by National Geographic.

As one of the least developed of the Hawaiian islands, Kauai is also one of [...]

Disney picks a name for their Oahu resort

Disney picked a name for their Ko Olina resort on Oahu: Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa, Ko Olina, Hawaii. According to their new website, Aulani will be a world-class resort like no other. The [...]

January 22, 2010|Beach, Real Estate|0 Comments|

Sunset to Waimea Stand-up Paddle Race

Spotted a few hundred stand-up paddle boarders as they raced by Pupukea Beach Park in the 31st Annual Hui O He`e Nalu Independence Day Paddle Board and Stand up Paddle Race from Sunset Beach [...]

Two Hawaii Beaches make Coastal Living Magazine’s Top 10 List

Two Hawaii beaches have been named to Coastal Living magazine’s top 10 secluded beaches list: Lanikai Beach, on Oahu, and Lumahai Beach on Kauai. Both beaches are in fairly remote locations, and unlike popular [...]

Waikiki Beach

Just wanted to share not-so-photogenic pictures of Waikiki Beach….still nice.