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2008 

We're getting a cool new stamp in 2009!  It commemorates Hawaii's 50th year of statehood.  The stamp features a surfer catching a wave in the foreground and two persons in a Hawaiian canoe in the background on the same wave. This stamp reminds me of surfing in Waikiki, where we frequently see can...
12/30/2008
Hi All, I did some research and wrote about house roofs in Hawaii.  The article includes information about roofing styles, materials used and reflective roof coatings. Take a look at our article, titled Roofs and Hawaii homes.  Prior to writing this article, I appreciated the older style roofs se...
12/30/2008
On the day after Christmas, Oahu residents found themselves in the dark.  Electricity went out in the evening and was restored sometime the following morning. We were at my mother's condo in Hawaii Kai having dinner.  I noticed the lights flickering several times.  I asked my mom about it, she sa...
12/27/2008
I hope you're having a great Christmas Day!  The weather in Honolulu is sunny, cool and breezy. We're loving it. Although the economic situation throughout the world has not been good for the latter part of the year, we all know things will get better. In good times, we're looking out for opportu...
12/25/2008
Today I was doing a search on Google for info about Kawainui Channel, a stream located in Kailua, Hawaii.  I came across an entry that looked like Wikipedia and I clicked on it.  Then I was prompted to download a file.  I cancelled and thought I had almost been fooled into downloading a virus.  J...
12/21/2008
In the last five years or so, Honolulu saw another round of high rise construction.  New choices for condo living in town have emerged.  The cycle appears to be reaching its end with a few more properties approaching completion.  One of the properties is Moana Vista, located on Kapiolani Boulevar...
12/20/2008
This past Saturday I picked up a couple at the airport and took them to Waianae to look at a home.  The weather was beautiful, sunny and cool with light winds.  On the way down, we saw some successful hunters driving home after a pig hunt.  Here's a photo of the bigger pig. They has another pig o...
12/09/2008
Peggy Chun passed away on November 19, 2008.  Her funeral was on November 5th and it was well attended by friends and family.  Peggy Chun died at the age of 62 due to ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. Chun was originally from Oklahoma and she moved to Hawaii in 1969.  She took up art after her sister...
12/08/2008
We're adding a new feature to the website, Comparative Market Analysis Reports, also known as CMA Reports.  The reports are on our neighborhood pages.  For example, if you're looking for a home in Kapolei, look for our report below the listings on that page. The reports reflect homes sold.  Most ...
12/08/2008
November was a pretty good month for surf on Oahu.  In the winter we get more waves on the famous North Shore (20 feet and higher) and the West and East shores.  In Honolulu (town) the surf is smaller during winter. We had the chance to surf at a break located within Kaneohe Marine Corps Base on ...
12/05/2008
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