Jan. 24, 2024

Limiting Salt Corrosion at Your Beachfront Home

Salty Air Corrosion


Living near the ocean has its perks, but the salty air can be tough on your home. Here are 5 tips to prevent saltwater corrosion:

1. Embrace the power of water:

  • Annual pressure wash: Give your house a good rinse at least once a year. This removes built-up salt ...
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Jan. 18, 2024

Enhancing Property Value

Oahu Beachfront RealtorEnhancing Property Value: The Power of Landscaping, Painting, and Decluttering

A home is not just a place to live; it's an investment. Whether you're looking to sell in the near future or simply want to boost your property's value, there are cost-effective and relatively simple ways to ...

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Oct. 30, 2023

Highly Rated Hawaii Contractors, Plumbers, Electricians & Handymen

Finding good, reliable help with projects around your home can be difficult. It often seems that service providers are so busy that they don't even have time for new requests. Well, hopefully, this list makes your search a little bit easier.

As a disclaimer, these aren't people that ...

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Oct. 23, 2023

Can You Get A Sea Wall?

The really short answer is, "No." 

Oahu Sea Wall

In fact, unless your sea wall was built, legally, before 1999, you can't even repair it. I have heard of one exception where a property had a tree that was planted by Hawaiian Royalty long ago and qualified as a historical site ...

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Oct. 3, 2023

Is Your Beach Swim Safe?

Hawaii Ocean Water Monitoring System

Check your beach's water quality at: Clean Water Branch System Website

Hawaii's New Water-Quality Monitoring Website Makes a Splash!

Aloha, beach bums and wave riders! We've got some great news for all you ocean enthusiasts out there. Forget the old days of blindly diving into the ...

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Sept. 14, 2023

King Tides

King Tides

"Riding the Waves: King Tides in Hawaii and Your Oceanfront Property"

Hey there, fellow oceanfront property owners in beautiful Hawaii! Today, we're diving into a topic that's as fascinating as it is important: king tides. If you've ever wondered what they are, when they occur, and how ...

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Jan. 20, 2023

SB34 to Raise Withholding to 75%


June 20, 2019

Beach Profiles: Kahana

Kahana Bay

Kahana bay was once famous for Akule or "big eye scad". Spotters posted on high ridges overlooking the ocean would direct the fishermen below by signaling with their arms to tell them where the fish were moving. The calm waters of Kahana were ideal for this style of ...

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Posted in Kaaawa
June 13, 2019

Beach Profiles: Ka'a'awa

Ka'a'awa Beach Park

In the Hawaiian language Ka'a'awa translates to "the yellow wrasse fish".  Fishermen with poles and spears would regularly meet at Ka'a'awa beach park to gather 'A'awa fish which were once abundant here. Ka'a'awa beach park is a two acre piece ...

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Posted in Kaaawa
April 30, 2019

Kualoa Moolelo

Photo Credit: Dominic Piperata

Kualoa Mo’olelo

Towards the end of Kualoa Point there was a pond which a strange demi god in the form of a shark lived.  This demi god was sheltered and fed as the people of Kualoa were his friends. Fish were plentiful in the ...

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Posted in Kaaawa