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Hawaii entertainer Henry Kapono’s home is up for sale

09/23/2016 Another popular singer from Hawaii sold his home last year in the Portlock neighborhood. Grammy winner Bruno Mars got $2.7 million for it. Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News.

Energy firm to develop Hawaii headquarters building in Honolulu

09/21/2016 Facts Global Energy, an international energy consultancy group that was once located at the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii, Manoa ... Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News.

What Business Leaders Need to Know About Latest Real Estate Trends

09/20/2016 But unfortunately, that leaves a lot of people out." As job markets improve on the mainland and average salaries and wages increase, American Dream Realty, which specializes in Hawaii real estate, believes more people will gravitate towards the Big Island ...

Target's planned Ala Moana Center store part of national trend

09/19/2016 Hawaii real estate veteran Stephany Sofos told PBN that Target moving to Ala Moana Center is sort of a double-edged sword for the Honolulu mall. “Some retail experts believe Target will create a synergy for the center, and people will start at Target and ...

Hawaii tops list for priciest homes

09/17/2016 Hawaii took the top spot with average home prices at nearly $905,000. That’s about $325,000 more than homes in the second-priciest state, Massachusetts. The figures represent an increase from the real estate company’s analysis last year, which found ...

Real Estate Maui Now, Ask the Expert: What Should You Expect on Closing Day?

09/17/2016 Bringing a successful record of over a decade of real estate sales on Maui, Josh Jerman has distinguished himself as both a rising star and industry leader in Hawaii real estate. This should come as no surprise, as he has proven time and time again that ...

The Most Undervalued Housing Markets

09/17/2016 And that’s a buying opportunity for the smart investor. LAST YEAR, Collateral Analytics—a Hawaii-based real estate valuation firm that provides data to mortgage-lending officers across the nation—helped Penta identify the most-overheated markets in ...

Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki Undergoes $55.4M Redevelopment

09/16/2016 HONOLULU—Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club has embarked on a $55.4-million redevelopment and repositioning. Once completed in spring 2017, the property will emerge as a brand new hotel with a brand new name: Prince Waikiki. The eight-month ...

Hawaii’s first Residence Inn by Marriott opens

09/16/2016 Hawaii’s first Residence Inn by Marriott has celebrated ... R.D. Olson Development, in partnership with Joseph Martelli Real Estate Investments Inc., was in charge of the 175,000-square-foot project whose grand opening was Thursday.

Birther issue reborn: Trump to make statement on Obama birth

09/16/2016 Trump several years ago led the so-called birther movement which questions whether Obama, who was born in Hawaii to an American mother and ... said in television interviews that the New York real estate magnate now believes Obama was born in the United ...

9 Stocks Pioneer Investment Keeps Buying

09/16/2016 The company is a self-administered real estate investment trust. It owns and operates office and multifamily properties located in California and Hawaii. It has two segments, Office Properties and Multifamily Properties. In the first quarter, Pioneer ...

Residence Inn by Marriott Debuts in Hawaii

09/15/2016 WAILEA, HAWAII—Marriott International in partnership with R.D. Olson Development has opened Hawaii's first Residence Inn by Marriott Maui Wailea. The all-suite hotel consists of studio, one- and two-bedroom offerings. Residence Inn's services and ...

Report: Hawaii has nation's highest average home prices

09/13/2016 Hawaii took the top spot with average home prices at nearly $905,000. That's about $325,000 more than homes in the second-priciest state, Massachusetts. The figures represent an increase from the real estate company's analysis last year, which found the ...

A Runway Model: Here's What New York Fashion Week Is Really Like

09/11/2016 Today’s good. I’m in Hawaii, but it’s the last day of vacation. I got my real estate license at the end of last year though and just started out in San Francisco. So when I get back I get to deal with a crazy lender, which is worse than a crazy buyer.

Want to stay in Justin Bieber’s Hawaiian vacation rental? It's only $10,000 a night

09/10/2016 One of his most recent was renting the Water Falling Estate on the Big Island of Hawaii, which in itself has been a real estate media favorite due to its location next to a ravine where one can overlook one of the state’s most spectacular waterfalls.

Hawaii developers council discuss state of Hawaii real estate

09/03/2016 HONOLULU (KHNL) - The current state of the economy and cooling real estate market leave people who live here in the islands wondering about the market's future direction. Hawaii's real estate market is in a downward trend but experts say it's a normal part ...

Mike Pence Denies Trump's 'Birther' Theory: President Obama 'Was Born in Hawaii'

09/07/2016 Donald Trump's running mate, Mike Pence, threw cold water on the real estate mogul's longtime espousal of "birtherism ... "I believe Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. "I accept his birthplace." The comments come as Democratic presidential candidate ...

Commercial property investment down 65%

09/02/2016 A flood of money that investors channeled to buy hotels, shopping centers and other commercial real estate in Hawaii over the last two years has receded severely, according to a report released for publication today. Read More

Bundaberg house comes with a free holiday to Hawaii

08/31/2016 Share on Facebook Tweet this post Pin this post on Pinterest Share this post on Google Plus Share this post on LinkedIn As if Queensland’s warm weather wasn’t enough, a couple in the regional centre of Bundaberg are throwing in a free trip to Hawaii ...

Hawaii's largest industrial landowner looking to acquire more real estate

09/01/2016 The Massachusetts-based parent company of the largest industrial landowner in Hawaii is looking to bolster its substantial portfolio in the state, the company’s top executive in Hawaii said Wednesday at an industry event. RMR Group, owner of Select ...

Chinese company contracts to buy more property in West Oahu

08/29/2016 Chinese demand for Hawaii real estate has certainly intensified over the past year: Chinese investors have spent more than $1 billion acquiring thousands of acres of high-profile Hawaii properties. Hong Kong-based Qinghua International Holdings Ltd., which ...

In a Class by Herself: Hawaii Real Estate Broker Joni J. Metzler

07/05/2016 Not all real estate brokers are created equal, and when it comes to real estate in Hawaii, Joni Metzler is in a class of her own. For more than 30 years, Joni has specialized in resort project sales along the idyllic Kona-Kohala Coast, representing the ...

Macy's prepares to open its new Kapolei store: Slideshow

08/26/2016 “You will see lots of visual aspects from Hawaii, including tattoos on mannequins ... Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News. Get Contact Information for Macy's Inc..

Real Estate Franchisor NextHome Announces 100th Office

08/26/2016 Headquartered in Northern California, NextHome’s real estate franchising model is based on a fresh ... NextHome Pacific Properties in Kihei, Hawaii – a 50 agent brokerage led by Steve and Rosie Hogin. The brokerage made the switch to NextHome after ...

Jury finds city council candidate guilty of fraud, theft

08/25/2016 Clarissa Gonzalez initially filed her suit against local realtors Rick Gomez and Cass Gabriel and their joint real estate firm. Gomez is running ... LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Hawaii woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas.

Iconic West Hawaii Resort to Reopen in 2019

08/25/2016 Kamehameha Schools has signed a ground lease agreement with Kennedy Wilson to reopen Kona Village Resort on Hawaii's Big Island. A ground lease agreement between land owner Kamehameha Schools and international real estate investment firm Kennedy Wilson has ...

Celebrity Real Estate: Neil Young, Diane Keaton, Tim Allen

08/25/2016 Rocker Neil Young has sold his old-school Hawaii home for $20 million. The sale came quickly after the 69-year-old legend listed the oceanfront oasis this past summer for $24.5 million. The Big Island property featured a 5-bedroom main house, two guest ...

DeBartolo Development puts its Waikiki hotel up for sale

08/24/2016 the first regional shopping center to be built on Oahu in more than three decades and expected to be the third-largest regional mall in Hawaii. Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News.

The VICE Guide to Right Now: This Hawaiian Republican Is the Most Racist Candidate of 2016

08/22/2016 Kaaihue, an “aspiring Hawaii real estate developer” whose campaign website looks like a MySpace page—complete with autoplaying music—drew headlines for a Facebook post on Firday that state GOP Chair Fritz Rohlfing called “vulgar, racially-bigoted ...

Hawaii medical marijuana company forms new holding firms

08/22/2016 Hawaii medical marijuana patients have had to grow the medicine or buy it off of the black market since the state legalized the drug for medicinal use in 2000. Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News.

Hawaii's construction job growth begins to slow down, report says

08/19/2016 Hawaii had the second-highest gain in percentage of construction ... Duane Shimogawa covers energy, commercial real estate and development for Pacific Business News. © 2016 American City Business Journals. All rights reserved. Use of this Site constitutes ...

East Hawai‘i Real Estate Sales Volume Balloons

08/19/2016 According to data fetched from Hawaii Information Systems (the local Multiple Listing ... skills to assist clients in the successful sale and purchase of Hawaiian real estate.

Kona Village Resort to reopen more than 5 years after tsunami

08/19/2016 Kamehameha Schools’ managing director of commercial real estate, in the release. “Kona Village will provide much needed jobs for the West Hawaii region and will perpetuate Native Hawaiian identity through its rich cultural history. We are excited to ...

Broker Buy/Sell/Hold Updates For Bank Of Hawaii Corporation (NYSE:BOH)

08/18/2016 Bank of Hawaii Corporation has a 50 day moving average of 68.86 ... Its Commercial Banking segment offers products, including corporate banking, commercial real estate loans, commercial lease financing, auto dealer financing and deposit products.

These Hawaii companies landed on this year's Inc. 5000 list

08/18/2016 Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers with 87 percent growth and 2015 revenue of $28.3 million Na Alii recently topped the Pacific Business News Fastest 50 growing companies in Hawaii. Elite Pacific Properties, Native Hawaiian Veterans and Honolulu Roofing Co ...

Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel Announces Real Estate Sale

08/18/2016 Mauna Kea Resort Services LLC, which is an affiliate of Prince Resorts Hawaii Inc., has closed the sale of the 8,000-square foot Hapuna Villa and 96 of the hotel’s 350 guest rooms at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel to an affiliate of Angelo Gordon & Co. and ...

Celebrity Real Estate: Kardashians, Terry Bradshaw, Liev Schreiber

08/19/2016 A Kardashian real estate trust is the buyer of Century City condo ... The NFL Hall of Famer and broadcast analyst and his wife, Tammy, have listed their 12-acre estate on Hawaii's Big Island for $2.7 million -- but they don't plan on high-tailing it ...

Hawaii Governor Pushes to Expand Solar Power to Renters

08/17/2016 Community solar “will democratize renewable energy by allowing those who do not have access to rooftop real estate to be able to participate in the benefits of the clean-energy transformation,” Ige said. Ige said Hawaii’s energy community needs to ...

Hawaii to ‘democratise’ RE with community solar

08/18/2016 At the eighth annual Hawaii Clean Energy Day at the Laniakea YWCA, the governor, David Ige, said that community solar “will democratize renewable energy by allowing those who do not have access to rooftop real estate to be able to participate in the ...

Ige wants community solar option available by 2018

08/17/2016 David Ige said today Hawaii’s energy community needs to come together to ... will democratize renewable energy by allowing those who do not have access to rooftop real-estate to be able to participate in the benefits of the clean energy transformation ...