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November 2016

Diversity of Oahu’s Real Estate in 10 Stunning Neighborhoods

For those outside Hawaii, our real estate, and the lifestyle that goes with it, is often a narrow picture. This isn’t an issue unique to the Islands. When considering a move to Las Vegas you may just assume that your future home will be near the Strip, when you actually may be in a suburb that feels more small town America. Honolulu’s homes and neighborhoods inhabit a rich, diverse reality, …Read More

10 Amazing Streets In Diamond Head & Kahala

One of our well-to-do Beverly Hills client is accustomed to a certain way a neighborhood should look. Occasionally he would go sightseeing in Honolulu and report when he discovered what he referred to as a more normal looking street. Inspired by his keen observations we compiled the following list of fine Diamond Head and Kahala streets. This list is subjective and each street made the list for a variety of …Read More

Puuwai Place: New Homes Coming to Waipahu

Puuwai Place – correctly spelled as Pu’uwai Place – is a new residential housing project, consisting of duplex homes and single-family homes coming to Waipahu in the near future, located along Paiwa Street. If you are potentially interested in purchasing a home at Puuwai Place, please call Michelle at (808) 352-2469 or email Michelle@honoluluhi5.com. Puuwai Place in Brief (much more info to come) 40 duplex homes, 3-4BR and 2 car enclosed garage. …Read More

Hoakalei & Ocean Pointe History: From Dwellings of Lost Souls to Modern Real Estate

Hoakalei and Ocean Pointe make up the westward expansion of the original Ewa Beach town border, pushing it closer to the inevitable merging with Kapolei to form the complete 2nd City of Oahu. Despite these 2 neighborhoods’ close proximity to Ewa Beach’s longstanding community, the lands that make them up were never settled in any significant way until now. Instead, anyone heading leeward after leaving Ewa Beach’s former limits would …Read More

Oahu’s North Shore History: From 1779 Ship Arrival to Modern Real Estate

The North Shore of Oahu seems to have been one of the last parts of the Island to be settled by the Ancient Hawaiians. Most date the first communities along this coastline to have started around 1000 A.D. and they soon flourished. The fertility of these lands made growing crops easy, with the Hawaiian diet staples of sweet potatoes and taro especially being produced in large quantities. Numerous fresh springs …Read More