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Author: Jonathan Remund

The Most Delicious Way to Protect Hawaii’s Natural Beauty? Eat the Invasive Species

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My spoon slides through an unidentifiable substance, unexpectedly similar to foie gras, as I glance over my menu to double-check the dish in front of me. “Eat Your Invasives,” it reads. It’s a kiawe flour paté — and it’s delicious.. I’m on Maui at the Grand Wailea’sHumuhumunukunukuapua’a restaurant (named after a species of native fish — Humuhumu for short) where…Read More→

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Hawaii Island isn’t itself anymore. Lava and quakes have transformed it in interesting ways – Los Angeles Times

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The island of Hawaii was created by five volcanoes. In 2018, one of them seemed intent on destroying parts of it. Kilauea, which has been erupting continually since 1983 at a volcanic cone called Puu Oo Crater, threw a geological tantrum in the spring that buried hundreds of houses and covered roads in a remote…Read More→

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Market Update: 3rd Quarter 2017 vs. 3rd Quarter 2018

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Real Estate Market Update: Home sales for the 3rd Quarter 2017 vs. 3rd Quarter 2018 for the Puna district is down 16% with 250 home sales in 2017 versus 210 home sales in 2018. Overall home sales for the whole island is down 11.29% with total homes sales island wide for 2017 being 638 homes…Read More→

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Ocean View Home

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1358-D MELE MANU ST Hilo, HI 96720 | MLS: 620432 | Price: $655,000 A great opportunity to move into this fully remodeled home with unobstructed picturesque ocean view on 1.2 acres and grid-tied solar system. All offers will be entertained. Schedule a showing to see all the great updates and feel the ocean breeze.  -Newly remodeled kitchen…Read More→

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16-447 OLIANA ST Keaau, HI 96749

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This 1 bathroom fully permitted studio is a hidden gem on three acres, boasting multiple fruit trees. From avocado, citrus, lychee and banana trees. When you first drive in you are welcomed with palm trees lining the driveway on each side. Plus a giant Banyan tree in mid-property.

The lanai has been converted into full year round living space, with 1 Gigabit FIBER OPTICS internet at $125/month. An additional O’hana which is being currently lived in can be used as a guest house or as a rental. Water is on a catchment tank and has an additional catchment tank waiting to be used as a backup. Additionally a small yard is fenced for your pets or chickens.

House is on a septic to comply with the Hawaii 2050 rule to convert all cesspools to septic. 10 min drive to Keaau town for groceries, restaurants and hardware store. 25 min drive to Hilo Airport. Easy drive to Volcano National Park.

Property can be furnished if new buyer would like to make an offer outside of the purchase of the house. Schedule your showing today!

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11-3099 PIKAKE STREET

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This custom modern designed house is set back in lush rainforest. Fully furnished and turnkey vacation rental or your second or new home. The main house has the kitchen, dining, living area with vaulted ceilings and a spacious one bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen incorporates custom Jatoba wood cabinets with granite and marble countertops, stainless steel range, dishwasher and disposal. The master bedroom suite can be income producing as it is separated from the main house by the lanai and has its own outdoor entrance. There is space on the ground level to easily add a third bedroom on the existing concrete slab.

This home is a one of a kind modern gem. With cork and tile flooring, marble countertops, stainless steel cable railings, stacked slate entryway and custom pocket doors, this house is set apart from all other homes on the market.

Conveniently located near the ocean and the world famous Kehena beach.

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What Is the Real Value of $100 in Your State?

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Check out this great article on how much is a $100 will buy in your state. Of course Hawaii is expensive but see other states with the same pain. This map shows the real value of $100 in each state. Prices for the same goods are often much cheaper in states like Missouri or Ohio…Read More→

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