Clark Realty Community Fund: Supporting the Chamber Orchestra of Kona

August 24, 2015||Big Island: History and Culture, Clark Realty Corporation Community Fund


Every spring Clark Realty selects a group of Hawaii Island nonprofit organizations as grant recipients of our Clark Realty Corporation Community Fund (CRCCF.) Created in 2005 as a component fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation, the mission of CRCCF is to support local programs that promote the arts, healthy lifestyles, environmental awareness, and lifelong learning for Big Island residents. This past...

September 12, 2014||CRC Listings: Residential


Almost a Treehouse: Tropical Retreat Near Manini Beach 

Tropical Retreat near Kealakekua Bay Have you ever dreamed of living in a tree house? This one-of-a-kind private retreat located close to Manini Beach with views of Kealakekua Bay may be just what you've been looking for. You will find yourself enchanted by this one bedroom, 1.5 bath home located at tree-height, with a large screened in lanai, plus a guest suite, laundry, workroom, storage and 3-car parking on the ground level.  Like a tree house, the main upper level living area looks out on mature tropical landscaping and flowering foliage. Enjoy your own personal harvest of pink grapefruit, avocado, mango, orange, lime and starfruit. Recently remodeled, the kitchen looks out on the same stunning views, and the chef will love convenient features like the french-door refrigerator, double oven, microwave drawer, farm sink plus prep sink, 2-drawer dishwasher  and large double pantry with pull-outs. An added bonus: there is also... Read More 

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August 6, 2014||Sustainability and Off-Grid Living


Sustainable Land Clearing: Grazin' in the Grass with Goat Dozers 

Big Island Goat Dozers: Green and Efficient Land Clearing If you are looking for a sustainable alternative for land clearing, here's the ticket! On a recent walk through my neighborhood, Puu Lani Ranch, I noticed some new temporary residents had moved in. The Big Island Goat Dozers were hard at work, in fact their slogan is "Will Work for Food." I stopped and spoke to the business owner Chris, who explained that he delivers the herd of goats (and "Patron," a Kona Nightingale guardian donkey), sets up portable electric fencing and checks the herd daily to monitor progress. Their web site www.goatdozers.com explains the advantages of this green and efficient method of clearing: the brush is converted to organic fertilizer, goats can more easily clear difficult terrain with little negative impact and they are quieter than machinery. The added bonus, as you can see from the photos:  they are cute and lovable! Read More 

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July 2, 2014||CRC Listings: Residential


Experience Puu Lani Ranch: Enjoy Privacy with Views in Every Direction 

Puu Lani Ranch: Experience the Difference With sunny days and cool nights at an elevation of 2300' bordering acres of historic former ranch lands, Puu Lani Ranch is truly a unique environment. The subdivision's 144 lots, over half of which are built out, are all at least an acre in size, providing privacy for each owner. Neighbors regularly greet each other as they walk their dogs, run or cycle on the quiet subdivision roads. Community amenities include a large clubhouse with a bar, lounge, fireplace and commercial kitchen, which is available for private functions and special events. The neighborhood also features two tennis courts, a basketball court, equestrian facilities and a new entry gate currently being installed. And, Big Island Country Club, a public golf course, is located directly across the highway. MLS 272590 Our new listing in Puu Lani Ranch, MLS 272590, has the best of what the community has to offer. It is a private custom-built... Read More 

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May 14, 2014||CRC Listings: Residential


Landscaping Creates a Private Oasis in Kona Heights 

  View MLS 272966 property details, map and additional photos A Kona Heights Retreat The definition of "oasis" describes this West Hawaii property well: o·a·sis - something serving as a refuge, relief, or pleasant change from what is usual Synonyms: haven, harbor, retreat, shelter Previously owned by two brothers who ran a landscape company, the front and rear yards have been perfectly manicured to create an appealing private paradise. This inviting home offers lush tropical landscaping and two large screened-in lanais for easy indoor/outdoor living. Materials used in the home include slate stone flooring, Ohi`a wood, mango, durable ipe and mahogany interior finishes. An added bonus: the back yard waterfall! Please contact me for more information or to arrange a tour. Read More 

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