Lifestyle

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%

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April 21, 2019

8 Ocean Animals You Want To Avoid At All Costs

 

8 Ocean Animals You Want To Avoid At All Costs

 

Sharks

Picture Credit:earthsky.org

When you think of dangerous ocean animals ...

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April 19, 2019

Ancient Historical Sites on Oahus North Shore

 

Ke Iki Beach Petroglyphs

Photo Credit: Mike Krzywonski

Every so often when the surf is big you may be able to spot petroglyphs ...

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April 14, 2019

Hawaii Lizards

 

5 types of lizards you might spot in or around your home

If you live in Hawaii it’s inevitable that you’ll find a ...

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