Find Real Estate Agents and Homes for Sale

Hawaii Real Estate Industry News

Living the Hawaiian Dream at Hualalai Resort

11/30/2016 Images courtesy of Hualalai Realty Rob Kildow is the exclusive agent representing the Hualalai Resort, Kailua Kona, Hawaii, real estate market as a member of the Haute Residence Real Estate Network. View all of his listings here.

Weyerhaeuser Co. (WY) Position Cut by Bank of Hawaii

11/25/2016 Bank of Hawaii cut its stake in shares of Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY) by 1.6% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 17,150 shares of the real estate investment trust’s stock after selling 283 shares during the period.

7 Strategies for Investing in International Real Estate

11/28/2016 Choosing to invest in real estate opportunities that don’t seem very popular is quite risky. But you get the chance to corner a market before anyone else does. Hawaii, Algeria or Iran might seem like strange countries to go skiing in and yet they all ...

Julia Roberts sells spacious Hawaiian beachfront home — see inside!

11/28/2016 The two-acre property, which the “Pretty Woman” initially listed in early 2015 for $29.85 million, has sold for $16.2 million, listing agent Neal Norman of Hawai’i Life Real Estate Brokers ... four decades before Hawaii became a state.

Bank of Hawaii Has $618,000 Stake in CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (CBL)

11/24/2016 Bank of Hawaii raised its position in CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (NYSE:CBL) by 0.3% during the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 50,925 shares of the real estate ...

Aloha Again: Honolulu Real Estate Climbs, But Not Scarily

11/23/2016 In 2015, the state reported that 2.3 percent of all Hawaiian real estate was purchased by Texans and represents ... by 3.1 percent to $742,000 and sales grew by 7 percent. Remember, Hawaii isn’t a huge market, so the monthly sales rose from 313 to ...

Chinese Developer On Why You Can Expect To See More Mixed-Use Projects In The U.S.

11/24/2016 The company has invested about $10 billion in the U.S. thus far, $2 billion of which has been in real estate projects in California, New York and Hawaii. Its largest real estate project is Oceanwide Plaza, an ambitious $1+ billion multi-use project in ...

Joint Venture Acquires The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua

11/21/2016 According to Andrew Holm, managing director in the Ares Real Estate Group, the acquisition “fits squarely ... “It also represents our entry into Hawaii.” Sean Hehir, president/CEO of Trinity Investments, noted, "Having invested in hotel properties ...

11 sites across Oahu considered for new OCCC

11/21/2016 The Hawaii Department of Public Safety announced Monday an initial ... The search to identify properties was extensive and public safety officials say they sought out the Oahu real estate community, property owners with large land holdings and state ...

Aloha! Warriors Owner Joe Lacob Selling Luxe Hawaii Mansion

11/21/2016 It’s located on the island of Hawaii’s Kona-Kohala Coast ... Luke Stangel writes about real estate, technology, and startups. His work has been published in the Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, and Silicon Valley Business Journal..

Hawaii's adult smoking rate drops, remains high among Native Haw - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

11/20/2016 Hawaii's adult smoking rate has dropped to one of the lowest ... House counsel will be tasked with making sure there are no conflicts of interest with the real estate mogul's business... Donald Trump's soon-to-be chief of staff, Reince Priebus, said ...

Real estate sales up 18 percent over last year

11/13/2016 Kona home, condo and land sales will top last year’s numbers easily, even as sales slowed in September, a West Hawaii real estate agent says. Even with the quickly ramping up improvements, West Hawaii’s real estate market has room to double the number ...

Staying at Ko Olina? Check Out the New Shopping Center in Hawaii

11/18/2016 which are prime real estate locations for resorts. For far too long, visitors to Ko Olina have had to trek to Honolulu to do the bulk of their mall shopping. But, no longer! A new shopping center in Hawaii just opened in the heart of Kapolei, just a few ...

Co-workers identify 2nd victim in Molokai helicopter crash

11/17/2016 Hawaii's John John Florence returns to Oahu's North Shore ... scrutiny Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan faces congressional scrutiny He's a real estate mogul-turned-President-elect, and now, one of Donald Trump's promises to the American people ...

Julia Roberts sells Hawaiian home for nearly 50% off

11/17/2016 according to listing agent Neal Norman of Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. On Kauai’s North Shore, the home listed for $29.85 million in the spring of 2015 with Mr. Norman, then saw its price cut several times. Its last listing price was $19.5 million.

Elite Pacific Properties Opens Second Maui Office in Wailea

11/17/2016 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 ...

Real estate exec opening new brewery and tap room in Honolulu

11/17/2016 Aloha Beer Co., headed by Hawaii real estate executive Steve Sombrero and noted brewer Dave Campbell, is reopening in Honolulu, this time in the neighborhood of Kakaako, once home to the state’s booming beer business, Sombrero confirmed to Pacific ...

Top Producing Hualalai REALTORS® Join Elite Pacific Properties

11/17/2016 They have formed Pinkert Loratta as a team brand within Elite Pacific Properties, and will continue to specialize in real estate sales at Hualalai Resort as well as the other most exclusive Kona-Kohala resort properties on Hawaii Island. “Tom Loratta and ...

Julia Roberts sells her oceanfront home in Hawaii for $16.2 million

11/15/2016 Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has officially sold her oceanfront home in Hawaii for $16.2 million ... a prominent sugar plantation manager, the two-plus-acre estate includes a main house and a detached guest house. The two plantation-style structures ...

Julia Roberts Sells Home in Hanalei Bay for Nearly 50% Off

11/15/2016 ... Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers. On Kauai’s North Shore, the home listed for $29.85 million in the spring of 2015 with Mr. Norman, then saw its price cut several times. Its last listing price was $19.5 million. Mr. Norman, who represented both sides...

Buyer of Julia Roberts' Kauai estate has ties to ABC's 'The Bachelor'

11/15/2016 The state gains $202,500 in conveyance tax, which is paid on nearly every other real estate transaction in Hawaii, from the sale. Celebrity attorney Barry Hirsch and accountant Victor Meschures, who have both been linked to Roberts, are listed as the co ...

Why your ‘squad’ is the most valuable piece of your business

11/15/2016 Sometimes real estate agents tend to network with one another or go to ... Trust is the core of human relationships; it’s how we can go deeper more quickly. When I met Matt Beall of Hawaii Life, it was through Marc Davison of 1000watt, a mentor and ...

Top South Maui Agents Join Island Sotheby’s Team

11/13/2016 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 Trump Brand on Real Estate May See an Upturn Post Election

11/11/2016 Hawaii and the suburbs around New York City—lost their price premiums, according to a July study by Redfin. The real estate website found that in the first five months of 2015, his buildings in those areas commanded a 7% price premium over comparable ...

Real estate inventory issue to be tackled at summit

11/10/2016 “Our summit focuses on solutions, so the next generation can afford to stay in Hawaii and invest in our communities.” The summit will feature panel discussions with speakers from educational, political and real estate development backgrounds to explore ...

Medical marijuana company expanding its real estate presence

11/09/2016 A Hawaii medical marijuana company has found a warehouse in Central Oahu for its growing operation, Pacific Business News has learned. Manoa Botanicals LLC, which recently began forming companies that will be part of its effort as one of the eight firms in ...

Hawaii's Outrigger Hotels being sold to investment firm

11/09/2016 The sale includes hotels in Hawaii as well as properties in Guam, Fiji, Thailand, Mauritius and the Maldives. KSL Capital invests in hospitality, recreation and travel businesses as well as clubs and real estate. Its affiliates own luxury spa and wellness ...

First Hawaiian: A High-Quality Conservative Bank Operating In Attractive Markets

11/10/2016 33% residential real estate and 13% consumer. Relative to the bank's closest competitor and peer, Bank of Hawaii (NYSE:BOH), First Hawaiian Bank is more commercial-focused. 37% of BOH's portfolio was commercial-oriented, while 63% was consumer-oriented as ...

What Is a Leasehold Property? A Rental That Lasts ... and Lasts

11/09/2016 “Sometimes, leasehold properties can be a sweet deal,” says Powell Berger, a Hawaii real estate expert. But they also come with some major downsides. “For most home buyers, they are a bad option because you really don’t build equity,” Berger ...

Hawaii Life Brings The Sixth Annual Worthshop to Oahu

11/10/2016 OAHU, Hawaii, Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers, is hosting the sixth year of the Worthshop Series on December 9-10 at the beautiful Four Seasons Ko Olina on Oahu. Each December, executives and agents in the real estate world ...

Condo Sales Continue to Drive Howard Hughes Corp's Results

11/09/2016 Sales at Ward Village, the company's condominium development in Hawaii, remained active with the company recording 35 new contracts during the quarter, representing 11.1% of the inventory it has under construction. Further, the company recorded $115.4 ...

Did Donald Trump kill my best friend?

11/04/2016 He married and eventually had three children. A devoted husband and father, Rich also invested in a handful of select Hawaii real estate properties. After I moved from Hawaii to Los Angeles in 1999, Rich and I stayed in touch. In 2007 Richard told me that ...

Ask the Expert: Concerned About Your Credit Score?

11/04/2016 Presenting West Maui’s Most Distinctive Oceanfront, Oceanview & Golf Course Addresses 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 ...

October real estate wrap-up with Scott Higashi

11/03/2016 Scott Higashi, President and CEO of Locations LLC, stopped by on Sunrise for an update of the local real estate market. October sales records ... One of the nation's best steak house is right here in Hawaii. Hy's Steakhouse in Waikiki is considered among ...

REITs and the state of real estate

11/04/2016 Jordan Kaplan, Douglas Emmett CEO, discusses real estate trends in Los Angeles and Hawaii, and weighs in on the rental market. Also Kaplan share his thoughts on how the outcome of the election will likely impact his business and why he would feel more ...

The 5 Most Affordable Cities in Hawaii

11/02/2016 Hawaii is often regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the U.S., and for good reason. The state is home to six major islands – Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Maui and Hawaii Island – each offering its own set of breathtaking views, pristine ...

Hawaii Five-0 Season 7 Episode 6 Review: Ka hale ho'okauweli

10/29/2016 But no one watches Hawaii Five-0 for complex mysteries ... That's right, a death cult can afford Hawaiian real estate. This storyline provides the action for this episode, as they save themselves and another hostage from a grisly end with an inventive ...

Former Kailua-Kona property manager indicted

10/28/2016 KEALAKEKUA — A former real estate broker is facing six felonies and one misdemeanor ... The criminal investigation began in 2014, when rental property owners contacted the Hawaii Police Department about her business practices, according to a press ...

Moving to Maui: South Maui

10/27/2016 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 ...

Hawaii developer may convert to real estate investment trust

10/26/2016 Alexander & Baldwin Inc. (NYSE: ALEX), one the state’s largest landowners, is looking into becoming a real estate investment trust, which the Honolulu-based company said could greatly enhance its ability to pursue its core strategy of investing in Hawaii ...